When a standard one-piece feels too covered, but a bikini feels too bare, a low-back swimsuit is subtly sexy and über chic. Running the gamut from high-cut legs and slinky straps to square necklines and sweet details, this year’s crop suits (ha, sorry!) every taste. Shop our top 27 picks, including minimalist cuts, glamorous metallic fabrics, and feminine print options.
An under-$100 option you’ll find yourself reaching for time and time again.
Get your Baywatch on in this minimal red one-piece.
A low scoop back is a sexy offset to this garden floral print.
Picture proof that a one piece does not have to be frumpy.
You’ll light up the beach in this electric yellow shade.
If it’s good enough for J. Lo, it’s good enough for us!
A slightly racier style takes the preciousness out of pretty pink gingham.
Cut from the brand’s signature sculpting fabric, this cobalt suit is anything but buttoned up.
Wide ties lend an elegant touch to this ultra-chic one piece.
Make this investment piece work harder by wearing it as a swimsuit and a bodysuit while on vacation.
Available in sizes 00 to 16W., this super-sleek one-piece dips low at the sides and in the back.
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Equally as flattering as leopard or dizzying spots, a giraffe print is unexpected, but stylish.
A low lace-up back livens up this classically nautical style.
At once sexy and sweet, this pale blue one-piece dips ultra-low in the front andback.
This sporty one-piece is made from recycled plastic bottles and uses less water, energy, and natural resources.
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Unusual color-blocking can actually be quite flattering.
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This low-back eyelet swimsuit takes the business out of pinstripes.
Famous for designing Julia Robert’s infamous cut-out dress in Pretty Woman, Hunza G’s modern signature is textured swimsuits with elevated details, like this taupe one-piece that’s finished with a metallic sheen.
Rep your city no matter where your travels take you.
You may know LoveShackFancy for ultra-feminine dresses, but this year, the brand has introduced an equally idyllic line of swimwear. You’ll fall in love.
This minimalist one piece is ‘90s-era beach babe to a T.
Thin straps and a low back give this snake-print one-piece a subtly sexy spin.
With delicate crisscross straps and a plunging back, this suit is black, white, and bold all over.
A modern take on ‘70s-inspired crochet, this flattering style features a sweetheart neckline and boning to support and contour your shape.
The plunging V-shaped back plays up the impact of this color-block suit.
With a splash of ‘80s nostalgia, this angular one-piece features clean lines, thick straps, and a so-low back.
The blue metallic microfiber of this glamorous navy one-piece will play up your summer glow.