This Might Just Be the Absolute #1 Swimwear Trend of 2020

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From full-coverage maillots to string bikinis to sporty racerbacks, swimwear has gone through hundreds, if not thousands, of iterations over the last 100-plus years. As for the year 2020, however, there is one stand-out style that reigns supreme above all the rest, and luckily, it’s pretty classic: leopard print. In fact, according to a report from Pinterest, searches for “leopard print swimwear” have gone up more than 445 percent over the last year, and we expect that number will only continue to grow.

It’s not hard to see why these wild spots are so popular. The shades of beige, brown and tan are flattering on every skin tone. It’s a fun print that doesn’t feel too juvenile, nor does it fit squarely into any one style category. There are a multitude of different spotted variations, it works for literally any swimsuit style and won’t cause any unflattering distortions, like accidentally making your hips look wider (thank you kindly, horizontal stripes).

So, without further ado, here is some of the best leopard print swimwear on the internet, for any budget, body type and style.

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summersalt leopard print bathing suit

1. Summersalt Triangle Bikini Top And High Leg High Rise Bottom

We love combining a skin-baring top with a more modest bottom to create a balance that’s both tan-line and family-friendly.

Available in sizes 2 to 12

jcrew leopard print bathing suit

2. J.crew Ruched Bandeau One-piece Swimsuit

The ruched bodice does wonders for smoothing and hiding, well, whatever you want smoothed or hidden.

Available in sizes 0 to 24

freya leopard print swimwear

3. Freya Swim Roar Instinct Underwire Bandless Halter Bikini

Calling all women with ample bosom, this supportive, stylish bikini is just for you.

Available in sizes 30C to 38DDD

Available in sizes XS to XL

pq leopard print bathing suit

4. Pq Color Block Bandeau Top And High Waist Teeny Bikini Bottom

The halter strap is removable for those who’d prefer not to deal with tan lines around your neckline.

Available in sizes S to L

swimsuits for all leopard print bathing suit
Swimsuits For All

5. Swimsuits For All Samba Lattice Plunge One Piece Swimsuit

The lattice trim at the waist adds just a hint of sex appeal without actually exposing your midsection.

Buy it ($55)

Available in sizes 4 to 26

aerie leopard print bathing suit

6. Aerie Leopard Scoop Bikini Top And High Cut Cheeky Bikini Bottom

Supportive enough for an afternoon spent running after the kids, without looking like a literal bra.

Available in sizes XXS to XXL

Available in sizes XXS to XXL

target leopard print bathing suit

7. Shade & Shore Cinch Tie Side Ribbed One Piece Swimsuit

The ribbed material lends a more sporty edge, while the delicate side-ties have a lovely femme flair, for the best of both worlds.

Buy it ($40)

Available in sizes XS to XL

vitamin a leopard print swimwear
Everything But Water

8. Vitamin A Mila Leopard Print Bandeau Bikini Top And Luciana Classic Hipster Bikini Bottom

There are multiple top and bottom styles to choose from in this light, easy leopard variation.

Available in sizes 4 to 12

Available in sizes 4 to 10



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