8 one-piece swimsuits you need

If you only add one thing to your summer wardrobe this year, make it a one-piece swimsuit. Flattering, practical and eternally chic, they've fast become the poolside outfit of choice. This year, opt for high necks, low backs and some on-trend sporty numbers that will look just as good under beachwear as they will in the pool. Now, how long till we go on holiday?

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1. For support

Biba icon swimsuit


Biba's iconic swimsuit returns for another season, this time in timeless black. With padding for added support, it'll be faithful to you this summer and next.


Biba icon swimsuit £55


2. A high neck

Maison de Nimes criss cross swimsuit


The neckline du jour, this one-piece will sit stylishly under printed kaftans. Accompany with citrus accessories for a modern colour clash.


Maison de Nimes criss cross swimsuit £49


3. A halter neck

Seaspray Coral Hourglass Halter


Introducing a do-it-all swimsuit in warm coral. With supportive cups, an adjustable halter strap and control linings, you'll never want to take it off.


Seaspray Coral Hourglass Halter £75


4. Sporty numbers

Calvin Klein Intense Power Mesh Swimsuit


Looking for an athletic design to take you to the pool? Here is sports chic at its best. Pair it with sliders for laidback summer days.


Calvin Klein Intense Power Mesh Swimsuit £100


5. Strapless essentials

Seafolly Bali Hai Bandeau Maillot


Tuck strapless swimsuits into shorts for city break style. Hitting the beach? Add sandals and a straw bag, or a summer maxi dress.


Seafolly Bali Hai Bandeau Maillot £106


6. Floral numbers

Ted Baker Gardenia Print Swimsuit


Let floral trends extend to your swimwear with classic guises from Ted Baker. To stay poolside cool, add a sun hat and oversized shades.


Ted Baker Gardenia Print Swimsuit £90


7. Statement reds

Phase Eight Jessica Swimsuit


Nothing turns heads like fiery shades of red. For a retro finish, all you need is cat-eye sunglasses and shoulder-grazing earrings.


Phase Eight Jessica Swimsuit £59


8. Must-have prints

Fantasie Beqa Underwired Control Swimsuit


Prints? Check. Underwire control? Check. A sleek silhouette? Check. This monochrome number will see you through every summer swim occasion.


Fantasie Beqa Underwired Control Swimsuit £85