Shoulder-bearing sundresses and chic sandals are warm-weather essentials, sure, but no stint in the sun is complete without a killer swimsuit on hand. And let鈥檚 be real 鈥斅爊o matter how many Insta-worthy rompers you pack, 90 percent of your vacay will be spent skimping around in swimwear. Of course, not just any bikini or one-piece will do. You need something that will live up to your solid sartorial rep. Whether you have a spring getaway lined up or you鈥檙e simply Type A and like to plan ahead, these are the 12 swimwear brands you need to get on your radar STAT.

1.聽Rye Balmy Bikini聽($229):聽What happens when you pair classic silhouettes with bold color, playful patterns, and whimsical add-ons? It-girl-approved bran Rye. Slip this squiggle-strap two-piece on with a colorful hair scarf and a sophisticated kimono for a DDG poolside聽lewk.

2.聽Made by Dawn Arrow Top聽($140):聽Embodying laid-back vibes and romantic design, Made by Dawn swimwear is the epitome of coastal cool. While the brand鈥檚 Cali-chic suits are perfect for kickin鈥 it in the sand, they can totally hold聽their own on the streets too. Case in point: This ribbed bandeau top looks seriously swoon-inducing when paired with a velvet skirt.

3. Evarae聽Paradiso Balconette One Piece ($262):聽Inspired by aquatic adventures to exotic locales, Evarae is the ideal option for an upcoming seaside escape. Between the architectural silhouettes, delicate cutwork, and digital prints, the line exudes an ultra-luxe feel that calls for oversized shades and dramatic sunhats.

4. ACK Ana Due Blasic聽($190):聽Functional yet feminine with a modern twist is what ACK swimwear is all about. Contouring seams teamed with geometric accents show off all your assets, while the technical fabric is ready to take on everything from surf sessions to leisurely walks on the beach.

5. Bower Swimwear White Horse One Piece ($227):聽Looking for an eco-chic suit for your next big getaway?聽Make a beeline to Bower Swimwear. The British brand uses recycled polyamide and fishing nets to create their punchy-yet-polished swimsuits; plus every piece is made in a family-run factory in Portugal that adheres to high ethical working standards. What鈥檚 not to love?

6. Are You Am I Nimi Swim Top ($139): You鈥檙e probably already familiar with Are You Am I鈥檚 chic accessories and duds, but did you know they carry swimwear too? Feast your eyes on this lace-up stunner that鈥檚 about to become your number-one beach bud.

7. lovewave聽The Iman Bikini Top ($78):聽From sassy yellow bikinis to boldly striped one-pieces and ruffle-trimmed tops, lovewave is all about those throwback vibes 鈥 with a high fashion edge, of course. Channel your inner Iman with this one-shoulder showstopper that is guaranteed to turn heads wherever you go.

8. LA PORTE Ellen High Neck Crop Bikini Top ($98):聽Beyond its RN takes on classic swim silhouettes (like this Insta-worthy criss-cross number), LA PORTE donates a portion of every sale to a non-profit dedicated to empowering women.

9. Sidway Anderson One Piece ($145):聽Based in LA, Sidway is a one-stop-shop for 鈥90s-inspired bathing suits that will inspire that forever kind of love (you can thank the fab fit, durability, and OMG-worthy looks). Just try and resist bow-embellished beauty.

10. FAE Maven Top Sahara ($62):聽Equal parts timeless and future-proof, FAE鈥檚 sexy swimwear pairs sleek,聽eye-catching design with eco-conscious fabrics for pool-ready looks you can feel good about.

11. Her Line Audrey Two-Piece Set ($195):聽Every burgeoning Instababe needs at least one streamline suit in her arsenal, and Her more than delivers. If the clean lines and forever appeal of this subtle two-piece set don鈥檛 convince you, the growing list of street-style stars sporting Her suits on their feed certainly will.

12. Same Los Angeles The Goddess One Piece ($340):聽A splurge, yes, but with influencer Shea Marie of @peaceloveshea鈥榮聽style expertise woven right in,聽these bad boys are totally worth it.

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