Constructed almost like sports bras in terms of both shape and support, these tops will keep you unbelievably comfortable (and confident that nothing is slipping out). Bonus: A high neckline will also help prevent your sensitive décolletage from getting too much sun.
To buy: Aerie top, $35; and bottom, $24.95; ae.com. Heidi Klum top, $90; and bottom, $70; heidiklumintimates.com. Vince Camuto top, $70; and bottom, $50; vincecamuto.com.
The trends pioneered by fashion often find their way into swimwear as well. Case in point: the off-the-shoulder look. So different from your average triangle bikini or one piece, this statement style is surprisingly versatile—after a day at the beach or pool, throw on a wrap skirt and you can head straight to cocktails on the boardwalk in style.
To buy: Target top, $25; and bottom, $23; target.com. Trina Turk one-piece, $128; dillards.co. Tommy Hilfiger bikini, $190; usa.tommy.com.
Underwire Top with High-Waist Bottom
To buy: Topshop top , $28; and bottom, $20; us.topshop.com. Lands End top, $65; and bottom, $59; landsend.com. Tory Burch top, $150; and bottom, $150; toryburch.com.