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Life’s a Beach: 8 swimwear items you’ll want in your suitcase

Jul 27, 2015

by Alice Young handmade and vintage goods

It doesn’t matter if you’ll be dodging seagulls whilst digging into fish and chips, or lounging under a palm tree with a cocktail in hand, finding the perfect swimwear is one of the most fun parts of holiday prep. Scroll through our list of the most stylish bikinis and cossies handmade right here in the UK.

The plunging neckline and flattering retro cut are proof that one-pieces can be just as sexy as a bikini. Pop on a denim a-line skirt, which’ll complement the seventies vibe of the paisley print, and you’re ready for the bar.

Paisley swimsuit, £37, Bikini Boo

Lace up detailing is having its moment in the fashion spotlight, so it’s the perfect time to snap up this swimsuit, which is available in a variety of colours and prints (if you’re worried that white doesn’t seem the most icecream-friendly).

White lace up swimsuit, £44, Alex Kate The Label

This hand embroidered kaftan will become the most versatile clothing that you pack in your suitcase. You’ll be looking boho chic whether sunbathing poolside or dining al fresco, and you can pair with jeans if the evenings get chilly.

Embroidered beach cover, £42, Beach Cover

Sun, sea, and sheer kaftans. The sequin embroidery will take you from daytime beach strolls to evening cocktails.

Sheer beach cover, £35, Karizma London

This custom printed floral swimsuit is chock-full of personality.

Des fleurs swimsuit, £78, My Little Belleville

A bright dash print injects an element of 80s fun, and the high-waisted bottoms are flattering on any body shape.

Pink dash bikini top, £35, Bombe Surprise

Crochet bikinis are so on-trend right now, plus you can reuse the bikini top for festivals.

Crochet bikini, £58, Dolly Called Topsy

The unusual cutout belt detail and the soft cotton fabric make this bikini a winner.

High waisted white bikini, £72, Luva Huva

Which swimwear will you be packing for your hols? Let us know in the comments below or tweet us @EtsyUK!

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