With the countdown 鈥檛il pi帽a colada season in full effect, we鈥檙e 100 percent on the hunt for a trend-right one-piece or itty-bitty 鈥榢ini. Just when you think you鈥檝e seen it all 鈥 from high-cut Baywatch-era swimsuits to Disney princess-inspired bikinis 鈥 the new crushed velvet聽swimwear trend is pretty shocking. Who knew that velvet swimwear was even a thing, let alone waterproof (Spoiler! It totally is.)? Made from nylon and Lycra, this lavish material is not only surprisingly stretchy, but it holds its shape and shine over time. Scroll through for 16 smokin鈥 hot velvet suits to scoop up in time for summer.聽

1.聽Out From Under Mara Underwire Bikini Top ($54) + Out From Under Mara High-Waisted Bikini Bottom ($49):聽Sun, sand, tan, repeat. 鈥楴uff said.聽

2.聽Boohoo Boutique Velvet Criss Cross Plunge Swimsuit ($40): Take the plunge with a lace-up velvet one-piece that transitions seamlessly from poolside to after-hours, give or take, a leather moto jacket and high-waisted mom jeans. 聽聽

3.聽Triangl Love Fool Blue Lights Bikini ($89): 鈥楳ember when Triangl colorblock bikinis were the ish? Well, they鈥檙e back 鈥 and more fluorescent than ever 鈥 but this velvet fabrication brings it into 2018.

4.聽NA-KD Hot Anatomy Velvet Swimsuit ($72): Orange you ready to rock this haute copper-toned velvet stunner with a sun-kissed glow and a low-key beach babe blowout?

5.聽Albertine Georgia Velvet & Lycra Bikini ($222): Allow this DDG velvet tie-front bandeau bikini with accompanying exotic floral print bottoms to be your ticket to the Bahamas.

6.聽Forever 21 Velvet Open-Shoulder Bikini Set ($38): With a wrap-around waist and feminine flounce, this olive-hued bikini is Ibiza-bound for a bachelorette weekend. Anyone else getting major Britney 鈥淚鈥檓 a Slave 4 U鈥 vibes?

7.聽Lolli Swim Pixie Top ($115) + Lolli Swim Sugar Bottom ($75): This is not a belated April Fools joke. A mermaid-esque seashell bikini does exist, solely so you can channel your inner Ariel when under the sea.

8.聽Lustrous Off the Shoulder One-Piece ($285): Summer of scandal, here we come. For a poolside t锚te-脿-t锚te, may we recommend this OTS Bardot-inspired number聽boasting sexy lace inserts?

9.聽Wolf & Whistle Velvet Strappy Swimsuit ($54): Get ready to slay in this midnight blue strappy swimsuit featuring a risqu茅 neckline. Just add a celestial-inspired pendant necklace for a聽late-night swim under the stars.聽

10.聽Express Velvet Cut-Out One-Piece Swimsuit ($80): Ow, ow! You鈥檒l stun from the front and the back in this聽flirty deep-V berrylicious bathing suit, complete with sneaky side cutouts.聽

11.聽Suboo Underwire One-Piece in Pink Velvet ($260): Show off your femme side with this dreamy blush pink velvet one-piece that exudes old Hollywood glamour. Retro white cat-eye sunnies could be the perfect last-minute add-on. 聽

12.聽Cover UPF 50 Velvet One-Piece Swimsuit ($195): Behold, the LBD of swimwear. Keep covered up without feeling like a grandma in this sophisticated high-neck one-piece with confidence-boosting qualities (and UPF protection!). 聽聽

13.聽Nasty Gal Touch of Sunshine Velvet Bikini Set ($24): Just a touch of sunshine required to rock this plush fuschia bikini to and fro the beach house this summer. Be our guest, maybe? 聽

14.聽ChicCartel Sophia Monokini ($130): Insta-approved velvet monokini with saucy cutouts? We鈥檙e here for the one-shoulder design (although,聽do beware of interesting tan lines).

15.聽Reina Olga For a Rainy Day Pink Velvet One-Piece ($165): Between the sun-drenched shade of pink and the super low-cut back, this Malibu Barbie-inspired one-piece is made for the 鈥楪ram.

16. Mossimo Women鈥檚 Velvet Triangle Bikini Top ($23) + Bottom ($20):聽We鈥檙e crushing hard on this berry-hued two-piece number that is as covetable as it is affordable.

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