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Fact: One-Piece Bathing Suits Are Cooler Than Two-Piece Bathing Suits

We’re living in a golden age of one-piece bathing suits. Gone are the days when the only cool non-bikini option was a minimalist black maillot — now, you can find one-pieces for every taste, in every print and color.

Will you get weird tan lines from this? Probably. Is it worth it? Absolutely.

Mara Hoffman swimsuit, $200 at Moda Operandi

The sweet and traditional pattern juxtaposed with the contemporary silhouette make this one a winner.

Solid & Striped swimsuit, $158 at Revolve

Ideal if you’d like to look like a goddess for under $200.

Zeus + Dione swimsuit, $195 at Matches Fashion

Definitely something J.Lo would wear, if that’s the vibe you’re going for.

Gucci swimsuit, $318 at The Outnet

Sporty and chic. If you want to make it a little sexier, pull the zipper down to show off the girls.

Lisa Marie Fernandez swimsuit, $489 at Matches Fashion

Three things make this suit stand out: the playful floral pattern, the fact that it reverses to beige, and the scalloped edges — Marysia’s signature detail.

Marysia swimsuit, $432 at Matches Fashion

This halter suit will double as a cute top when tucked into denim shorts.

Lenny Niemeyer swimsuit, $235 at Moda Operandi

A trendier, sexier take on the classic black suit.

Onia swimsuit, $195 at Intermix Online 

This one’s not for the faint of heart, but you have to admit it’s an attention-grabber.

Moschino swimsuit, $169 at Matches Fashion

If you love bright colors, Missoni’s signature zigzag print offers an elegant upgrade from neon.

Missoni Mare swimsuit, $504 at Matches Fashion

Now this is how to look like a fashion girl on the beach.

Proenza Schouler swimsuit, $245 at Spring

One-Piece Bathing Suits Are Cooler Than Bikinis