Once upon a time, whenever we thought about cute, sexy swimsuits we automatically thought of bikinis. Hard stop. The end. Bikinis were our only chance at looking cute by pool or on the beach.
As the years went on though, some of us Mamas began to develop a love-hate relationship with them. Our bodies changed. Feeling self-conscious and uncomfortable, readjusting a 2 piece while chasing around small people by the water just didn’t sound like a good time. But what were we to do?
Wear a… one-piece?? gasp!!!
One pieces were what our mothers wore. Surrendering to wearing a one-piece swimsuit aged us, made us look frumpy – made us feel all the things we knew we weren’t… aren’t.
But then things changed.
The fashion-Gods shined down on us and over the past few summers one-piece swimsuits suddenly became cute, trendy and dare I say… sexy!
/ Available on Amazon for under $30! /
And while swimsuit shopping, in general, might always feel like a little bit of a dreaded challenge, we can take comfort in knowing that hunting down a one-piece style (that we actually want to wear) is no longer an impossible task.
Last fall I published a post here that included 2 reallly cute one-piece swimsuits I snagged on Amazon just a week before my trip to Jamaica. Since posting it, it has become one of my most popular posts. And now that summer is here, I’m asked about cute one-piece bathing suits all.the.time. So I decided to dedicate an entire post to share even more cute mom swimsuit styles available this season.
15 Flattering One-Piece Swimsuits
Because I believe in both splurging when you can on a great swimsuit that will last you seasons and make you feel like a celeb, and also finding a killer deal on a great trendy swimsuit that is flattering and within budget, I am including a healthy mix of both. I must say though– for almost every “splurge” style I found, I found an almost identical, more affordable version– so definitely do your research if you fall in love with a super pricey style.
Below are FIFTEEN super cute swimsuits– TEN that are under $50– FIVE are under $30!!! So get your online shopping fingers ready, ladies.
These swimsuits are not your mama’s one-piece.
1. Cute Crochet
Crochet adds a little peek with just enough coverage to create the perfect amount of sexiness. This light blue suit from Nordstrom has texture and style.
/ Available at Nordstrom /
2. Black Swimsuit with Crochet Accent
The crochet accent on this swimsuit is a faux plunging neckline. You can find it and suits like it Target.
*Note: The Amazon style has been reviewed as running small. So if you go this route, size up!*
3. Fun Florals
Florals are such a fun and flirty print on swimsuits! This green one creates interest with the striped bodice, and you can find it on Amazon for under $50.
/ Available on Amazon– under $50! /
4.) White Swimsuit with Red Flowers
White swimsuits are so sexy and this one is no different. The bright red flowers pop and the plunging neckline is even better. This is available on Amazon for less than $30!
/Available at Amazon for under $30! /
5. Light Pink Swimsuit with Peek-A-Boo Stomach
The blush-pink color is playful but my favorite thing about this suit is the strip of mesh around the stomach. You can find it at CupShe.
/ Available from CupShe for under $30! /
6. Romantic Ruffles
I. love. ruffles! They are so cute and add a level of playfulness to otherwise boring suits. But the black suit below has more than just ruffles – just check out that beautiful back. This suit is on ASOS for less than $30.
/ Available at ASOS for under $30 /
7. Off-the-Shoulder Swimsuit
If you want to accentuate your chest, then ruffles paired with off the shoulder is the way to go. This navy blue knock-out is on Amazon.
/ Available in multiple colors from Tempt Me- Amazon under $30! /
8. Light Pink V-Neck Swimsuit with Ruffles
And if you want something that is mature with just a tiny bit of playfulness and lots of coverage, this one is for you. It’s a Ted Baker and available at Nordstrom.
/ SPLURGE STYLE! Ted Baker available at Nordstrom /
9. Floral Swimsuits with Ruffles
Have fun with your swimsuits and choose a floral or plain print with a deep v-neck and ruffles. A darker bottom is slimming and will make you feel so confident. They are under $30 on Amazon.
/ Available on Amazon for under $30 /
10. Marvelous Mesh
Mesh is super sexy because it gives the illusion of showing skin without actually showing it. The one-shoulder style below is really popular and you can find it on Amazon. They also offer it with tummy control fabric too.
11. Sexy Back!
I love having fun with the back of swimsuits and this one is perfect. I love the two straps along the lower back. You can find it at Nordstrom.
12. One Piece with String Back
Have you ever seen a suit like this? The nude fabric across the middle makes you think it’s a two piece, but it isn’t. The best part? You can find it at Target!
/ Available at Target for under $40 /
13. Plunging Necklines
As you can tell from my picture, I love plunging necklines. The one below has a tied corset and it’s strapless. You can find it at Macy’s.
/ Splurge! Available by Trina Turk at Macy’s /
14. Light Blue Swim Suit with Plunging Neckline
I love the gathered stomach – it hides so many things and the neckline draws your eyes upward. Find this lovely blue suit at ASOS.
/ Available at ASOS for under $40 /
15. Floral One Piece Swimsuit with Plunging Neckline
Finally, choose a floral print for fun and the deep neckline for the addition of sexiness. This suit has full coverage of the lower half while showing off your top. Find it on Amazon for less than $30.
/ Available on Amazon for under $30 /
More Fashion Tips
Now that you have some amazing swimsuits that I bet you can’t wait to try, here are some more fashion tips for you next. Happy shopping!