Swim season is officially upon us in most parts of the country. And, with it, comes a multitude of swimwear trends that span from micro minis to full-coverage maillots and everything in between. There's no shortage of popular swimwear trends to embrace this season either: sleek black tones, brightly colored silhouettes, performance swim, and the list goes on. And while that range of styles used to be only available in smaller sizes, designers are finally catching on and extending their swimwear offerings with plus size bikinis.
And not just in high-waisted swimsuits with strategically-placed ruching and skirts attached, either. There are plus size shoppers embracing the string bikini and proving that you don't have to be a size 0 to wear a skimpy swimsuit at the beach. Cut-out styles are super popular in extended size ranges for those who want to show a little skin. And while old fashion magazines would tell you to dress in dark colors because it's "slimming," brands are (thankfully) rejecting those rules, and churning out plus options in neon and tie dye this season.
From the timeless string bikini to the electric green high-waisted suit, find the top five plus size bikini trends for Summer 2020 below.
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