Best swimsuits for women in one-piece, two-piece and plus-size styles

Anna Hecht, CNN Underscored
Updated Mon July 2, 2018

Story highlights

  • Shop the best swimsuits this season
  • Choose from one-piece, two-piece or plus-size suits

This season's best swimsuits for women have arrived. Since you've probably got some pool days on the calendar, and thus need a stylish new suit, we want to give you some inspiration.

Most of us find the swimsuit shopping process to be a painful one. But now, browsing selections from today's top swimwear brands, we've actually begun to enjoy the process -- or at least to hate it less.

For one option, Andie is an ah-mazing online swimsuit service that delivers flattering suits straight to your door. When you shop for Andie suits, both shipping and returns are free. Plus, there are unlimited exchanges so you can get your fit right and return whatever doesn't work.

In addition to featuring Andie in our list of suits to shop, we wanted to highlight brands that do an exceptional job of designing suits to flatter a woman's body. To make picking a suit easier, we've broken down our top picks by category. Keep scrolling to choose from either one-piece, two-piece or plus-size options from some of our favorite brands this season.

One-Piece Suits

Scallop Bandeau One-Piece Swimsuit ($89, nordstrom.com)

The Amalfi by Andie ($98, andieswim.com)

Grosgrain Tie Shoulder One-Piece Swimsuit ($118, nordstrom.com)

Plunge Wide Rib One-Piece Swimsuit ($45, nordstrom.com)

The Tulum One-Piece by Andie ($95, andieswim.com)

Pearl Convertible One-Piece Swimsuit ($130, nordstrom.com)

Happiness High Neck One-Piece Swimsuit ($149, nordstrom.com)

The Montauk by Andie ($95; andieswim.com)

Two-Piece

The San Sebastian Top ($50, andieswim.com); La Playa Bikini Bottom ($45, andieswim.com)

Reversible Halter Tankini Top ($118, nordstrom); The Reversible Hipster Bikini Bottoms ($68, nordstrom.com)

Solid Ruffle Triangle Bikini Swim Top ($34.90, express.com); High-Waisted Ruffle Bikini Bottoms ($34.90, express.com)

Now, select Express swimsuits are on sale for buy 1, get 1 at $19.90.

Print V-Wire Bikini Swim Top ($44.90, express.com); Print Banded Hipster Bikini Bottoms ($34.90, express.com)

Femme Floral Ruffle Bikini Top ($78, nordstrom.com); Femme Floral Hipster Bikini Bottoms ($58, nordstrom.com)

Plus-Size

Costa Del Sol Plus-Size Palm Halter Bikini Top ($34.99, target.com); Plus-Size High Waist Bikini Bottom ($34.99, target.com)

Xhilaration Plus-Size Bralette Bikini Top ($19.99, target.com); Women's Plus Shirred Tab Hipster Bikini Bottom ($16.99, target.com)

Costa Del Sol Women's Plus-Size Scallop Bikini Top ($34.99, target.com); Plus-Size High Waist Bikini Bottom ($34.99, target.com)

Color Code One-Piece Swimsuit ($138; nordstrom.com)