Trend of the Week: Best Bikinis

Looking for the perfect bikini? Annmarie O'Connor has the best in show.

INSPIRATION

Whether jetting off or staycationing this summer, good weather is a given. All the more reason to embrace the beach with a beautiful bikini and some body positive vibes.

Finding the perfect two-piece to flatter the figure has never been easier. Are you ready to chase the sun in style?

STYLE HACKS

BIG BOOBS: Reign in your pair with underwire cups.

LOVE HANDLES: The higher the waist, the smoother the silhouette.

PETITE GAMS: This season’s high cut bottoms give the illusion of length.

BEAUTIFUL BOTTOM: Rock a retro style brief to prevent any cheeky peek-a-boo moments.

WELL-ARMED: Channel this season’s off-the-shoulder ruffle into your bikini top for extra coverage.

YUMMY TUMMY: Pin-up style ruching (as seen at Norma Kamali) makes a midriff look sleek and sexy.

KILLER CURVES: Create more curves with ruffles and frills at the bustline, hip or hem.

STOCKISTS

& Other Stories – www.stories.com

Accessorize – Patrick Street 021-4279488; www.accessorize.com

Arket – www.arket.com

Littlewoods Ireland – www.littlewoodsireland.ie

L.K.Bennett – www.lkbennett.com

Matches Fashion – www.matchesfashion.com

McElhinneys – Ballybofey Co. Donegal 079-49131217; w.mcelhinneys.com

My Theresa – www.mytheresa.com

Navabi – www.navabi.ie

Only – Opera Lane 021-4251778; www.onlycom

River Island – Opera Lane 021-4278460; www.riverisland.com

Simon Phelan – Djinn Jewellery, Wexford St, Dublin 01-4759919

Simply Be – www.simplybe.ie

Topshop – Opera Lane 021-4278268; www.topshop.com

Whistles – Brown Thomas 021-4805555; www.whistles.com

Zara – Mahon Point SC 021-4972320; www.zara.com



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