They’re the pieces that are so architectural, so artful, so stunning, it’s hard to even call them bathing suits. But make no mistake—there’s a practicality to the offerings this season that’s both smart on coverage and revealing where it counts. Let’s break it down: Cutouts are king. One shoulder trumps two. And a wraparound is sexy as all get out. One last thing: Yes, you can swim in them.
On the sand,
off the sand…
LISA MARIE FERNANDEZ Dress, goop, $695; EMME PARSONS Sandals, goop, $360
All tied up at the moment
STATIC SWIMWEAR Bikini Top, goop, $90; STATIC SWIMWEAR Bikini Bottoms, goop, $88; 3.