8 bikinis you need for the holiday season

With holiday season fast-approaching, we've handpicked eight of summer’s best bikinis to get to know. Whether you're heading to warmer climes or relaxing on the UK coast, there’s a design for every destination.


1. Full cup styles

Fantasie, Talamanca full cup bikini top

We're loving summer black and popping prints. Whether you're lapping lengths or lounging by the pool, this full cup bikini is all you need.

Fantasie, Talamanca full cup bikini top

2. High-waist briefs

Maison de Nimes, Mono wave highwaist brief,

High-waisted briefs are having a moment. For a streamlined summer, combine flattering shapes with supportive bikini tops.

Maison de Nimes, Mono wave highwaist brief, £18

3. Triangular tops

Calvin Klein Intense power triangle bikini

This triangular shape is soft and sporty - perfect for quick dips in the pool. Pair with sliders and athleisure shorts for a contemporary twist

Calvin Klein, Intense power triangle bikini, £37

4. Florals and frills

Ted Baker Palace gardens classic frill pant

Floral and frills, what’s not to love? Add a flowing kaftan and timeless aviators for easy beach style.

Ted Baker, Palace gardens classic frill pant, £35

5. Bandeau styles

Jets ultra luxe bandeau bikini top

Introducing a strapless solution to sit under maxi dresses. When it comes to accessories, it’s all about straw handbags.

Jets, Ultra luxe bandeau bikini top, £95

6. Striped styles

Ted Baker imperial stripe pant

Stripes have had an overhaul, just in time for summer. Team Ted staples with a pink pedicure and silver jewellery.

Ted Baker, Imperial stripe pant, £40

7. Nautical palettes

Maison de Nimes triangle nautical stripe bikini

Nautical bikinis will never let you down. We'll be wearing ours with classic red lips and retro accessories this year.

Maison de Nimes, Triangle nautical textured stripe bikini, £16

8. Tropical prints

Seafolly Palm beach bikini top

Tropical prints are a sure way set off sun-kissed skin. The finishing touch? A cocktail, of course.

Seafolly, Palm beach bikini top, £68