7 Swimsuit Styles Trending for Summer 2018

swimsuitstylesWhen it comes to bathing suits I was always a two piece halter bikini with hipster bottoms type of a gal, but over the past few years the styles have really evolved and the options are almost endless! And while I have yet to venture out into a different style (it’s been a few seasons since I’ve purchased a new one) there are several swimsuit trends that I would like to try out! Read on to find out the 7 swimsuit styles trending for summer 2018.


1. Sporty

Practical sporty swimsuits with more coverage are totally on trend for 2018! We are talking color blocking, razorbacks, and cute cuts that won’t have you worrying about spilling out of your suit!

2. Romantic

Flirty and feminine suits have been everywhere lately. Everything from lace, floral and ruffles to shades of blush pink and red have been dominating the swimwear department. This Ted Baker one piece is ultra feminine combining a soft shade of pink and ruffles.


Yes, you read that right velvet is currently a new trend in swimwear! You’re probably thinking how is velvet practical for swimming and hot temperatures? To be honest, I have no idea but this style is different and these suits are so cute I might just try it to find out.


Crochet swimsuits always seem to be in style but this year they are really having a moment. You can choose from a suit that is entirely crocheted or a suit that just has a bit of crochet detailing like this one.

High cut Legs

This 80s and 90s trend are back and in full force. Chances are you have seen this all over Instagram on everyone from your favorite bloggers to style icons like the Kardashian and Jenner sisters. I do like this trend on the women that I’ve seen it on but I’m still debating wearing it myself. I mean you really have to make sure that your bikini line is on point! But it is a flattering look for shorter women as the high cut gives the illusion of longer legs. And being only 5″ tall I’ll take whatever extra hight I can get!

High Waisted

To be honest I was a little on the fence about this trend. I’m all for the retro vibes but I didn’t think that a high waisted bikini would be very flattering. Boy, was I wrong! There are so many options when it comes to this look that you’re bound to find something your like. There are more conservative looks like this bikini or you have options with cut out in the bottoms like this one!


Tropical prints are so on trend right now it’s crazy. I tend to shy away from swimsuits with a tropical print because they remind me of my childhood. I remember when I was younger that tropical prints with hibiscus flowers were pretty much the only options for swimsuits. Today, the prints have come a long way and are more modern and updated. Like this one piecethat features flowers and coconuts or this cut out one piece with pineapple prints.

There it is lovely babes! Seven swimsuit styles that are going to be hot this season. The only problem aside from choosing a style is how to prevent all the different tan lines if you are going to rock more than one style this season. If you have any tips for that please let me know! Also, comment below with your favorite swimsuit trend for 2018!



  1. Yiota www.instagram.com/yiotou_la
    June 10, 2018 / 3:00 am

    Tropical and romantic for me!!! I love floral and printed swimsuits, I have been wearing bikinis for as long as I remember myself but I bought a couple of one piece swimsuits last year and Ihave been wearing these instead.


    • June 10, 2018 / 12:44 pm

      I love both of those styles! I’m still trying to decide which swimsuits I want to try this year!

  2. June 10, 2018 / 5:28 pm

    Definitely, my style is 6 or 7:) Great post dear:* Regards!

  3. Laura
    June 10, 2018 / 5:39 pm

    Ooo I love that frilly pink Ted Baker one! So pretty. I’m always a high waisted girl, just feel way more comfortable in them! This post is definitely making me miss summer.

    Laura || http://www.thelifeoflaura.com.au

    • June 11, 2018 / 10:23 pm

      That is such a fun one! It’s so important to go with whatever makes you feel comfortable!

  4. elise
    June 11, 2018 / 9:39 am

    omg number 6 is amazing!!!

  5. Toni
    June 11, 2018 / 9:53 am

    I’d love a tropical print swimsuit that gave more coverage. As much as I wished, unfortunately, I don’t have the figure for a bikini. xx


  6. June 11, 2018 / 5:20 pm

    These are beautiful selections, I love the tropical and romantic. High waisted is definitely the one for me as well.

  7. June 11, 2018 / 9:25 pm

    Yes! And it’s so hard to choose a favorite!!

  8. June 12, 2018 / 9:42 am

    I’m really liking the high waisted styles this season. I’ve seen a couple off shoulders tops too that I’ve liked pretty well, but that’s not normally my style. It’s interesting how taste changes over time.

    • June 14, 2018 / 11:39 am

      I totally agree how taste changes over time! A few years ago I would’ve never looked at the one piece suits!

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