31 Cool White Swimsuits To Go With Your (Hopefully Faux) Summer Tan

Summer is coming, and it's time to pull out all of your old swimsuits from last season to evaluate. There's the boring black one-piece for beach days with relatives, the flirty floral bikinis, the blindingly bright neon bikinis that are insanely popular right now, and maybe a retro polka-dot piece. But wait! Pop quiz: What color is missing from your swimsuit collection?

The answer is white. It's such an obvious choice that many tend to overlook it when shopping for swimwear. White swimsuits are anything but boring, however. They're fresh, summery, and best of all, they're ideal for showing off your (hopefully fake!) tan. Read on for our roundup of this summer's hottest and most exciting white swimsuits, starting at only $5!

The Ultimate Budget Buy

On a budget? You can’t go wrong with this extremely affordable and classic string bikini. Thanks, Forever 21!

Classic Triangle Bikini, $5 each for top and bottom, Forever 21

Flattering Ruching

Forever 21 also has a great plus-size selection of swimwear.

Ruched Bikini, $12 each for top and bottom, Forever 21

Sweet And Innocent

This flounce bikini top gives a little bit of extra coverage.

Ivory White Crochet Flounce Bikini, $18, Target

Sexy Straps

How hot is this strappy number?

Strappy Midi Bandeau, $25, Victorias Secret

Fringe Is In

Get in on the fringe trend with this fun bikini.

The Midi Bandeau, $25, Victorias Secret


The creamy off-white color of this bikini is incredibly romantic, plus pairs well with any skin tone.

Flounce Halter, $25, Victorias Secret

Sheer Coverage

This mesh bikini gives some extra coverage while still being ultra-sexy.

New Look Mesh Detail Bikini, $27, ASOS

For Larger Bust Sizes

ASOS has a great array of swimwear for those with larger chests; just check out the “Fuller Bust” collection.

ASOS Fuller Bust (D-G) Exclusive Marilyn Molded Halter Bikini, $29, ASOS

Support Boobs Balconette-Style

The balconette style is incredibly flattering as well as supportive.

River Island Elastic Tip Bikini, $29 for top and $22 for bottom, ASOS

Take The Plunge

This one is for lying poolside only. (You can probably imagine what sort of wardrobe mishap would happen in the ocean.)

ASOS TALL High Waist Deep Plunge Swimsuit, $33, ASOS

A Whole New Take On Fishnet

This bikini is sexy in a sporty way.

Fishnet Insert Zip Back Triangle Bikini, $36 for top and $25 for bottom, ASOS

A Touch of Yellow

Yellow and white is the perfect combination.

The Midi Beach Bandeau, $35, Victorias Secret

More Citrus, Please

Yellow and white is so nice, I included it twice.

Oh My Love Cross Strap Bikini, $40 each for top and bottom, ASOS

More Fringe Too!

Seriously, you need to get in on the fringe trend this summer.

Hand Macrame Fringed Triangle Bikini, $40, ASOS

Lace It Up

This corset-reminiscent swimsuit is anything but old-fashioned.

Pique Lace-Up Swimsuit, $40, Zara

Sexy For All

Swimsuits For All has a huge selection of swimsuits for all sizes and price points, including this sexy number.

Swim Sexy White Triangle String Bikini, $47, Swimsuits For All

Palm Print

The black palm print makes this one-piece more exotic.

Halter One-Piece, $66, Victorias Secret

A Touch Of Gold

Just enough metal to toughen this suit up.

Bikini Top, $9, H&M | Bikini Bottoms, $6, H&M

Say Yes To Crochet

Just make sure to wear plenty of sunscreen with this one to avoid any weird tan lines.

South Beach Nadine Hand Crochet Swimsuit, $68, ASOS

Flouncy Top

So girly, in the best ways possible.

Flounce Bikini Swim Top, $30, Express | Bikini Swim Bottom, $25, Express

Strappy Plunge

I love the strap details on this plunging one-piece.

Double Strap Plunge One-Piece, on sale for $73, Victorias Secret

Retro Vibes

Is there anything cooler than a ’50s throwback?

Esther Williams Bathing Beauty One-Piece Swimsuit, $80, Modcloth

Even More Fringe

What can I say? I’m a little obsessed.

Fringe Macrame Monikini, on sale for $81, Victorias Secret

Flower Power

This mostly white one-piece has just the right amount of color.

Robin Lawley White and Multi One Piece, $125, Swimsuits For All

Mesh Is So Fresh

This swimsuit is reminiscent of fishing nets, or maybe fish scales. Either way, it screams BEACH.

Seafolly Mesh About Bikini, $126, ASOS

Black and White

A graphic black and white one-piece is a wardrobe must-have.

Seafolly Block Party High Neck Maillot, $160, ASOS

An Awesome Collaboration

Admittedly we, too, were shocked to see prices like this at Forever 21, but their swimsuit collaboration with Lisa Maree is totally worth the price thanks to amazing pieces like this one.

Lisa Maree The Perfect Duo Swimsuit, $175, Forever 21

Stringy Bits

It looks like a traditional, triangle bikini from the front, but the back is so festival-ready.

Strappy Triangle Swim Top, $15, Abercrombie | Cheeky Fit Swim Bottom, $12, Abercrombie

Halter-Top Coverage

The perfect halter-top bikini.

Stone Cold Fox for Beach Riot High Neck Swimsuit, $181, ASOS

No Frills (Okay, Maybe One)

This simple bikini has just the right amount of flirty details.

Stone Cold Fox for Beach Riot Frill Crop Bikini, $181, ASOS

Lace Ruffles

Is this perfect? I think it’s perfect.

Sunsetter One Piece, $158, lspace