With summer quickly approaching, it's time to start thinking about warm weather, beaches, and — of course — swimsuits. For me, summer usually means finding at least one cute black swimsuit that I can wear all season long. What can I say? It's the classic I always turn to when I have no idea what I'm looking for and it's also one that I know won't go out of style for summers to come.
In case you haven't noticed, swimwear has totally stepped up its game in the past few years. From the lace-up one pieces I've been seeing everywhere this season to more risqué Brazilian-style swimsuits, there are so many options out there. But in today's world of online shopping, it's almost impossible to narrow down the choices without going down a serious internet rabbit hole. I'm serious — ASOS alone has more than 500 black swimsuits on its site, and that's just one retailer. Luckily, I'm here to narrow down the choices for you. One pieces, two pieces, tankinis...whatever you're looking for, you'll find it on this list.
So, here are 50 chic black swimsuits that are anything but basic. They'll take you from the pool to the beach and everywhere in between this summer.
1. Cutout One Piece
Simone Tobias Debra, $145, simonetobias.com
This one piece has great cutouts, and the bottoms are just a little bit cheeky.
2. Strappy Monokini
I'm obsessed with the cool straps (front and back) on this black suit.
3. Sequined Bikini
South Beach Pearly Sequined Bikini, $38.82, top, $29.12, bottom
How fun is this sparkly swimsuit? It's perfect for a trip to Miami or Vegas.
4. Brunch Suit
Private Party Brunch Suit, $105.14, asos.com
I'm obsessed with this cheeky one piece suit. How fun is it?
5. Black High Waist Bikini
Black High Waist Bikini, $43.40, swimsuitsforall.com
This is super chic, and the high-waisted bottoms look comfortable.
6. Reversible One Piece
Topshop Bagged Out Reversible One Piece, $58, nordstrom.com
Love that this suit is black when you want it to be and red when you want it to be. And how great is that simple shape?
7. Halter Bikini
Ladder Stitch Halter Bikini, $47, top, $38, bottom
This halter bikini is a fun and unexpected neckline that you won't see on other people at the beach.
8. Barbell One Piece
Barbell Embellished One Piece Swimsuit, $375, nordstrom.com
It's a splurge for sure, but this basic black swimsuit with the cool barbell detail is one you can wear for years to come.
9. Bandeau Mix and Match
ASOS Curve Mix and Match Bandeau, $29.12, top, $22.65, bottom
The ruching on the bottoms are too cute.
10. Marimekko Print Bikini
Marimekko Paprika Print Top, $19.99, target.com
How cute is this swimsuit from Target's Marimekko collab? Pair it with the matching bottoms or simple black ones.
11. Scallop Wrap Bikini
Scallop Wrap Bikini, $24.99, top, $22.99, bottom
Two of my favorite trends — scallops and wrap-style tops – combined in one suit.
12. Strapless Tankini
Tommy Bahama Pearl Convertible Tankini, $102, top, $54, bottom
I love this blouse-style tankini from swimwear classic Tommy Bahama.
13. Multiway Swimsuit
ASOS Multiway Swimsuit, $56.61, asos.com
What's better than one swimsuit? Three swimsuits in one. This convertible one will let you pick a new style every weekend.
14. Zip Up Wetsuit
Rip Curl G Bomb Zip Up Wetsuit, $89.99, nordstrom.com
Fun and functional? Sign me up. This black suit will suit all your workout needs and look cute on the beach.
15. Brazilian Bikini
Simone Tobias Judy Top, $75, simonetobias.com
Simone Tobias Kelly Bottom, $70, simonetobias.com
This bikini looks simple, but the cheeky cut of the bottoms is so fun.
16. Bow Bandeau
Georgica Beach Bandeau Maillot, $151, katespade.com
This Kate Spade maillot is super chic, and the bow adds a fun detail.
17. Keyhole Bikini
Seafolly Goddess Keyhole Suit, $112, top, $37, bottom
I love the cutout keyhole detail on this otherwise simple black suit.
18. High Waist Scallop Suit
Marysia Palm Springs Swimsuit, $145, top, $145, bottom
How chic is this high waisted set? And I told you, scallops are one of my favorite swimsuit details.
19. Mesh Bikini
J. Crew French Mesh Bikini, $58, top, $46, bottom
This French-style bikini top and bottom have fun mesh details that make them anything but boring.
20. Mesh High Neck Swimsuit
I love how elegant this black one piece is, and it provides the perfect amount of coverage.
21. Wrap Halter Bikini
High Neck Halter, $86, top, $68, bottom
I love the unexpected high neckline and fun wrap style of this swimsuit.
22. Waves One Piece
Surf Vibes One Piece, $74.95, billabong.com
This fun printed one piece from Billabong looks super flattering.
23. Bustier Bikini
First Point Bustier Bikini, $14.69 top, $24.48 bottom
This high-waisted bikini looks majorly chic thanks to the leather-effect fabric.
24. Off-The-Shoulder Bikini
Sol Searcher Ruffle Bikini, $44.95 top, $34.95 bottom
One of my favorite spring trends is the off-the-shoulder tops and dresses I've been seeing everywhere, and this swimsuit is another great way to rock the trend.
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25. Crop Top Bikini
Coco Rave Underwire Crop Top, $63 top, $47 bottom
This top is totally unique, and the black has some amazing bright crochet detail really makes the suit.
26. Black & White Halter
Coco Rave High Neck Swimsuit, $88, cocorave.com
I can't get over how much I love this chic black and white swimsuit, and the fact that it comes in underwire sizes is extra amazing.
27. Sparkly Bikini
I'm obsessed with this dark, sparkly fabric and the extra-tassely look of this swimsuit.
28. Halter One Piece
Another in the same fabric, but how great is this statement one piece? And, it comes with the same extra-long tassels as the Belusso bikini.
29. Colorful Cutouts
Bongo Juniors Swimsuit, $16, sears.com
You can't beat the bright pops of color and price of this adorable monokini.
30. Crochet One Piece
Bongo Juniors Swimsuit, $16, sears.com
Crochet is so big this season, and this swimsuit is an easy way to ease into the trend.
31. Gold Detail Bikini
Trina Turk Rivera Solids, $90, top, $76, bottom
This high-neck style is so cute, and the gold detailing adds a glamorous touch.
32. Nude & Black Bikini
L*Space Convertible Strap Bikini, $88, top, $73, bottom
I love the nude and black color scheme of this cutout bikini.
33. Embroidered One Piece
Nanette Lepore One Piece X Back Tank, $152, everythingbutwater.com
I'm totally digging the super low back of this adorable colorful one piece.
34. Bandage Bikini
Square Neck Bandage Bikini, $47.60, missguidedus.com
This is basically the famous Herve Leger bandage dress in bikini form, and I kind of love it.
35. Side Fringe Suit
Fringe Side Swimsuit, $37.40, missguidedus.com
Can you imagine how fun it would be to twirl by the pool in this bad boy?
36. Bandage High Waist Bikini
Bandage High Waisted Bikini, $47.60, missguidedus.com
Another adorable high-waisted set, and this one comes with a super cool strappy top.
37. Macrame Bikini
Macrame Trim Bikini, $64, topshop.com
This swim set feels super luxe thanks to the statement neckline.
38. Cut-Out Neon Trim Bikini
Cut-Out Cross Bikini, $52, topshop.com
This sporty swimsuit is super functional, and the neon trim adds something as well.
39. Plunge Mesh Swimsuit
Plunge Mesh Swimsuit, $40, topshop.com
This look is daring, but if you can pull it off, go for it. How adorable is this?
40. Lattice Neck Swimsuit
Lattice High Neck Swimsuit, $58, topshop.com
I love the details on the neckline of this simple and chic one piece.
41. Twist Front Bikini
Twist Front Bikini, $36, top, $12, bottom
I love this fun and flattering black bikini combo.
42. Scallop One Piece
Scallop-Trim Jacquard Swimsuit, $39.94, oldnavy.com
I think this might be one of my favorite swimsuits on the list. So adorable and such a reasonable price.
43. Heartbeach Bikini
Heartbeach Bikini, $17.99, top, $12.99, bottom
Celebs (aka Kylie Jenner) have been totally into this style of bikini lately, and I have to admit I'm a fan as well. So sporty.
44. Cut-out One Piece
Lenny Niemeyer Solar One-Piece, $247, anthropologie.com
I'm crazy over the sunburst pattern of this flattering black bikini and the fun open back.
45. Lace Front One Piece
I think this swimsuit is so chic, and the flattering black is my favorite color.
46. Mesh Inset One Piece
Mesh Inset One Piece, $98.50, torrid.com
This style is super fun, and the supportive underwire is perfect for people with larger chests.
47. Lazy Oaf Bikini
Lazy Oaf Tooth Bikini, $45.29, top, $48.53, bottom
It's a little silly, but how fun is this cheeky swimsuit? The scallops totally look like teeth! Adorable.
48. Printed Keyhole Bikini
River Island Dark Floral Wrap Bandeau, $45.29, asos.com
The bright print on this suit totally pops against the black background. Love it!
49. Skirt Swimsuit
One Piece Skirt Swimsuit, $68.95, torrid.com
Skirt swimsuits have a total "mom" reputation (you know what I'm talking about), but this one just looks like a cute peplum top. I love that it's not too long.
50. Strapless Tankini
Aerie Tankini, $30, ae.com
A keyhole and a cute open back make this tankini cute and comfortable.
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