Spring 2014 Style Inspiration: Swimwear Trends For Your Next Vacation

Swimsuit season has arrived! Well, almost. And as the temperatures continue to rise and we embrace the warmer weather with open arms, I’m sure a number of you ladies are preparing for spring and summer vacations to beach front and tropical destinations. So, today’s style inspiration is right on time.

Tata writes, “I’m going on a vaca…I need new on-trend swimsuit ideas. What are the must-have bathing suit options according to body type?”
With a quick Google search, you can find any number of articles listing swimsuit options best fit for each specific body type. So instead of reinventing the wheel, I thought I would create a fun post focusing on how to style a few of the season’s most noteworthy swimwear trends. Without further ado, let’s dive in…
Swap your traditional one piece swimsuit for a sexy cutout number like this Agent Provocateur Mazzy Swimsuit for an updated take on a classic vacation go-to. Sass things up with a Eugenia Kim two-tone sun hat, a python quilted clutch, Alexander Wang sunglasses, and Giuseppe Zanotti Metal Ball Detail Flat Thong Sandals.

What to Wear on Vacation Agent Provocateur Mazzy Cutout Swimsuit Giuseppe Zanotti Leopard Wedge Sandal Topshop Palm Print Playsuit Malini Murjani Taupe Python Quilted ClutchWhen you’re done frolicking on the sands, slip into a palm print playsuit and a pair of leopard print wedge sandals for an ultra-tropical vibe.

Give your beach look a retro feel with a high-waist bikini bottom and a matching bandeau top.
What to Wear On Vacation Topshop Tropical High Waist Bikini Nasty Gal Shoe Cult Tease Wedge Nine West Cassie Straw Clutch Visconti & Du Reau Suede Fringe Maui Thong SandalCat eye sunglasses and a woven straw clutch give the look a Copa Cabana feel while a fringe thong sandal or a sturdy nude wedge and a simple bar necklace add a stylish update. Throw in tropical shades for your beauty palette to give your vacation look a sizzling touch.

Bring your athletic side to the beach with a sporty chic inspired swimsuit like this Alexander Wang mesh-paneled racer-back bikini.What to Wear on Vacation Alexander Wang Mesh-Paneled Racer Back Bikini Chloe Perforated Medium Baylee Bag Saint Laurent Classic 13 Aviator Sunglasses Asos Fully Monty SunglassesStrap up a pair of comfy flat sandals and pluck a perforated carry-all to tote all of your needed essentials. With a few added accessories like a beaded tassel necklace and gold deco earrings, you’ll have this sporty look on lock.

And last but not least, ruffle things up in an aqua one-piece. Incorporate black and white elements for a sophisticated beach ready look.
What to Wear on Vacation Zinke Weekender One-piece Giuseppe Zanotti Patrik Nubuck and Leather Lace-up Sandals Michael Kors Jet Set Medium Tote Master&Muse X Kayu Handbag Prada Sienna Square Sunglasses
Add a pop of color with a teal and gold beauty palette and throw in gold jewelry and a pair of sunglasses for the final touch.

What do you ladies think? Are you ready to hit the beach (or poolside) in one of today’s looks?

Danielle Nicole

Danielle Nicole is an LA native, a self professed shopaholic, and Fashion Bomb Daily's resident stylist.