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You’ve got a long summer of rooftop-pool lounging and Fort Tilden people-watching ahead of you. And these suits ensure you’ll look stunning in every one of your beach ’grams.

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Show Me Your Mumu

Ruffles

Don’t worry: The ruffles of 2017 are a far cry from that frilly suit you wore as a six-year-old. These suits are graceful and ladylike, and do an excellent job of amping up the curves on smaller-chested and petite ladies.

Show Me Your Mumu ($148)

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Net-a-Porter

Off-the-Shoulder

Yep, the mega-flattering trend is now a mega-flattering swimsuit—both as a bikini and a one-piece. It’s good for anyone but particularly flatters pear-shaped gals, because it draws attention to defined shoulders and collarbones. (But maybe avoid swimming laps in this one.)

Vix top ($105) and bottoms ($90)

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Forever 21

Mesh

The eternal swimwear dilemma: Finding that sweet spot between “too naked” and “too nun.” Mesh insets offer more coverage than full-on bare skin—the translucent tint helps slim and streamline—while simultaneously nailing this year’s sheer trend

Forever 21 top ($20) and bottoms ($18)

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J. Crew

Scalloped Edges

Another feminine detail taking over beachwear: scallops. The sweetly curved border suits athletic bodies especially well and makes even the simplest tanksuits look über-elegant (like what you’d wear to breakfast on a balcony in Mykonos, perhaps).

Marysia ($350)

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The Outnet

Wrap Shapes

If the idea of wearing a triangle top makes you instinctively clutch your chest in fear, throw on a dancer-inspired surplice maillot that keeps the girls right where you want them (without looking like a sports bra). 

Iris and Ink ($95)

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Barneys

Sporty Color-Blocking

We love a good geometric two-piece, and if strategic color placement helps give the illusion of a more defined waist, all the better. 

Flagpole top ($200) and bottoms ($200)

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Revolve

Gingham

Preppy checks are back in full force this year, and give us all the Mary Ann Summers vibes (if she moved to Williamsburg) on a tie-front monokini—which simultaneously perks up a less-than-bootylicious derrière. 

Solid & Striped ($160)

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