While securing resort travel plans is stressful, finding the consummate swimwear to pack tends to heighten one’s anxiety tenfold. Not to fret, Zoe Reporters! We have done the dirty work for you in unearthing the crème de la crème of new suits on the scene. From a timeless one-piece to sultry bikinis and a must-own neoprene number, the gang’s all here. Click on to peruse our assortment now, and if you don’t have a steamy getaway on the horizon, book one!
1. Ward Whillas
A welcome follow-up to their spring debut, USA-made Ward Whillas is fulfilling our Bond-girl-by-the-beach dreams once again by way of a striking resort assortment. Did we mention every suit is reversible?
Wear to: St. Barths
California cool meets Miami Vice in the first ever swimwear lineup from L'agent by Agent Provocateur. Think: Neon hues, sultry cutouts and strappy accents galore. Hot.
Wear to: Miami Beach
3. Alice + Olivia x Tori Praver
Printed to perfection, this coveted collaboration merges Alice + Olivia's cheeky aesthetic with Tori Praver's sexy sensibilities for a winning result.
Wear to: The Florida Keys
Understated and sleek, Bikyni, a budget-friendly, direct-to-consumer brand, offers a range of flattering shapes in a rainbow of colors. Wear coordinated shades or mix and match their separates to create a color-blocked effect.
Wear to: Los Cabos, Mexico
5. Gray Malin x Basta Surf
Borrowing from fine art photographer Gray Malin, Basta Surf's six-piece capsule collection features his statement imagery printed on modern silhouettes for a bold effect — aka — wearable art!
Wear to: St. Martin
6. Stone Fox Swim
Born and built in California by designer Chelsea Bell, Stone Fox Swim is defined by sizzling motifs and flattering fits. For retreat season, the label turned out jungle-inspired looks from leopard to leaf-print and beyond. (Resort 2016, available to shop in December.)
Wear to: Costa Rica
By model-turned-designer Hanalei Reponty comes this uber-cool collection of California-built wetsuits. Procure one for yourself and you'll have extra incentive to take up surfing lessons.
Wear to: Kauai, Hawaii