Here's a new fashion rule you probably haven't heard yet: animal print is a neutral. Bold as it may be, it’s also a timeless classic that can effortlessly be paired with everything from bright colors to deep blacks, florals to stripes. And, while you may have several animal print essentials in regular rotation (the calf-hair shoes, printed cardigan, chic clutch), you might be missing one important closet staple: swimwear. Yes, it's time to add an animal print swimsuit to your collection.
That's right: when you’re searching for that special something to amp up your waterproof collection, consider animal print swimwear. Whether you’re a string bikini lover, a sporty tank suit devotee, or you worship at the altar of all things ruffled and tied, every swimwear style can be aided by the choice of a little animal print.
Hailey Baldwin, Naomi Campbell, Kendall Jenner, Gabrielle Union, Dua Lipa, and more have all hopped on the animal print swimwear trend over the past few seasons. From the skimpiest of triangles to the most athletic of rash guards—the print hits all corners of the swimwear market to ensure that there is an animal print suit for all. And now, it’s your turn. Shop the best of the best below, just in time for the height of summer.
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