Rejoice, spring is here! Which means it’s time to start shopping for beautiful swimwear to don at the beach or the pool. And, this summer we’re committed to finding a swimsuit that is about so much more than just something to swim in, we’re looking for a fashion statement of note. We’ve searched high and low to bring you 5 of our favourite swimsuits for summer 2016 – from one-piece wonders to beautiful two-pieces there’s something for everyone.

Pretty in pink:

This stunning pink and floral print one-piece with contrast lace-up front detail is almost too beautiful to swim in but we’ll take our chances! The beautiful dusty pink costume will perfectly complement sun-kissed skin and is available in Billabong stores nationwide now. Find it online here.

Swimwear summer 2016

Billabong Island Time one-piece from Billabong – R949.95.

Welcome to Miami!

If you’re into graphic tees then there’s no doubt you’ll love this graphic bikini. With a contrasting logo brightly printed on the front, the top has an open back in typical halter-kneck fashion and ties around the neck. Pair yours with matching bottoms and head on to the beach for a dunk in the water —surfer style. Find it online here.

Swimwear summer 2016

Miami Beach society bikini, MISSGUIDED from Zando – R499.

A floral affair!

This fully lined one-piece swimsuit with a deep V-neck at the front, ties at the back of the neck and has a beautiful low-cut back. The floral print is super flattering and the cut is a great look for all body types. And, at just R149 it’s an absolute steal! Find it in store at H&M stores throughout South Africa. Find out more online here.

Swimwear summer 2016

Halterneck swimsuit from H&M – R 149.

Soak up the sun:

Unique strap detail and a statement print, make this bikini a style statement for the beach or the swimming pool. The striking design is a great way to add a little pizzaz to your beach look this summer. This moulded bikini top has removable air pads inside to allow you to create a look that depends on the mood you are in. Find this unique piece at Inner Secrets lingerie stores now.

Swimwear summer 2016

Sunseeker Australia from Inner Secrets lingerie – Top R1 321, Bottom R958.

A miracle waiting to happen:

For those who want a little bit of extra pep in their step, the Sanibel One-piece by Miraclesuit is just the thing you need. Made from vibrant, purplish-blue Miratex fabric, this form-flattering swimsuit helps to nip and tuck in all th right places. The front has a generous, but subtle amount of ruching to draw attention away from the tummy area while the adjustable straps and padded cups provide comfortable support. Find it online here.

Swimwear summer 2016

Miraclesuit Sanibel One-piece Bathing Suit, blue from Zando – R 2299.

For more fabulous summer looks keep your eye on! Our Fashion section is chockful of great fashion advice, fabulous finds, and so much more. Click here for more great fashion articles.