Flattering Swimwear & Bathing Suit Trends For Summer 2017 : One-Pieces Metallics, Monokinis, Straps, Cut-Outs, Netting, and Neon!

Hot Swimwear Trends and Cool Bikinis


It’s that magical time of year again when winter ends and summer is just around the corner, which means bathing suit and bikini weather.  This means bikini and bathing suit season, and Paper Duchesses has the hottest recommendations to keep you looking cool on the beach and by the pool!  We’ve rounded up the best looks for the season, in all the styles that will flatter every figure.  No matter what your best feature or style desire might be, we’ve got a swim suit to tempt you!




These are Summer’s Hottest Trends


There are several trends going into the start of swim season that are already emerging from the couture designers to the budget brands, and it’s going to be a fun season full of sparkling sequins, metallic fabrics, netted mesh and peek-a-boo cut outs that tantalize and flatter at the same time.


With the launch of this year’s Sports Illustrated : Swimsuit Edition, bikinis and beachwear have been thrust to the forefront of fashion and we’ve got all the hottest looks that appeared in photo shoots on models like Hannah Jeter and Christie Brinkley. If you love sparkles and bikinis, check out our post about these amazing sequin glitter suits!


Bright Like the Sun In Neon Swimwear


Nothing makes you stand out in the sun like wearing a bathing suit as bright as it!  Neon shades and bright rainbow colors are on trend for this summer and are both flattering and attention-grabbing.  Hannah Jeter rocked some sexy neon bikinis in her Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit photoshoot.  Show off your amazing figure OR distract people from trouble spots with flashy colors and interesting cuts.

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Slash Away the Years like Christie Brinkley


The gorgeous and ageless Christie Brinkley stunned the world by posing in this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit at the age of 63.  Christie rocked the swimwear shoot with her two daughters and posed in a variety of stunning bikinis that were secretly flattering in addition to being revealing and incredibly sexy.  The secret is dark colors and strategically placed cut-outs in the fabric that show off your curves and hide your flaws.


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Glittering Bikinis in the Summer Sun


Metallics and glittering fabrics are going to be hot again this season, as are shimmering irridescent effects.  Luxury additions like heavily sequined bathing suits, intricate beading, crystal embellishments and even large jewels.  If you love this style check out our entire post on glittering sequin bikinis.



Be a Peach in Pink Swimwear


Nothing says feminine charm like pink at the beach!  Add girly touches like ribbons, riffles, scallops, and delicate pleating, and you’ve got a swimsuit fit for a princess.   Feel elegant and chic in the timeless styles below.



What Do You Think?


What is your favorite style from this season, and what kind of bathing suit are you going to be wearing this summer?  Tell us in the comments below, and be sure to leave any swimwear recommendations too!

16 thoughts on “Flattering Swimwear & Bathing Suit Trends For Summer 2017 : One-Pieces Metallics, Monokinis, Straps, Cut-Outs, Netting, and Neon!

  1. These are all super cute! I love the strappy one pieces, I think they are so much fun! I want to get a cool strappy one like a lot of the ones that you show cased in this post. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Well that’s got me thinking. I may need to get at least three new suits for my trip to Croatia this summer. There are so many to choose from that suits (pun intended) everyone’s taste 🙂

  3. All of these swim suits are nice! I love the rose gold and neon options. One pc. swimsuits are where it’s at, especially for a full figured woman like myself. 🙂 Lovely post.

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