Make a Splash: Bathing Suits Go Retro

Bathing suits are going retro. Check out these new launches and weigh in -- would you take on the bloomers trend?

Suzanne Rae Swimwear Suzanne Rae
The Brooklyn-based, eco-minded designer's first foray into swim reads retro without crossing into pinup territory. A printed bloomer and bandeau set in Japanese cotton takes top honors, and a white silk halter top with rope-tie waist channels Pfeiffer circa Scarface.

Available at, $235-$260.

Drifting Arrows Drifting Arrows Swimwear

Designer Leah Lawrence's debut collection comprises four sophisticated yet simple looks that stand out (without letting you hang out).

Available at, $190-$213.

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Designer Gabby Sabharwal debuts with three bottoms and three tops in contrasting yet complementary prints. Pair the half-green, half-black high-waist briefs with sailor-stripe bandeau or mosaic boy shorts with cornflower balconette top.

For a cheaper on-trend look, try this Athena Trinidad Bathing Suit. Available at, $59.

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