I'm not sure who we should thank for putting the one-piece swimsuits back on the fashion map (it could be Madonna or Lady Gaga with their leotards love), but the trend is here to stay for at least few seasons. Besides updating the one-piece shapes with trendier silhouettes, designers these days are inventive with prints, accessories and details - all contributing to the dressy sophisticated looking and body-friendly pieces. My favorite picks below:
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Miraclesuit® 'Camilla' Strapless One Piece - Triple-strength spandex flattens the tummy while a hidden elastic gripper around the top keeps everything in place.
Michael Kors Newport Stripe One-Piece - Zigzag print creates drama for this modern-cut swimsuit.
Trina Turk 'Banana Leaf' One-Piece Swimsuit - Bold print and a big back cutout style a one-shoulder maillot with high-cut legs.
Rosa Cha String One Piece - hot red sexy style with Rosa Cha's flattering fit, this halter one-piece features cutout metal ring detail and pleating at bust.
Rachel Pally Barbados Maillot - flattering, curve-hugging style befitting a modern-day pinup girl.
Tommy Bahama Desert Bloom Bandeau Cup One Piece - Features padded bra cups and gathered bodice. Bottom front lining and slimming tummy control design.
JETS by Jessika Allen Deep V-neck swimsuit -Wear it with oversized shades, bronzed skin and plenty of attitude.
Missoni Folgaria woven swimsuit - swimwear doesn't come much chicer than this classic woven Missoni one-piece. Wear it with or without the halter strap and with matching kaftan for a luxe Mediterranean look.
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