The COSMO style team is obsessed with these swimwear trends, not only because they are the season’s go-to pieces but they also fit so well – honestly, if you were going to live in anything this summer, make it one of these items.
We teamed up with fashion influencer Kiara Kittner to model and style a selection of swimwear, shoes and accessories that will take you from the beach to sunset cocktails. Kiara was named the Best Newcomer Influencer in the COSMO Influencer Awards in 2019. Since then, she’s grown her following and slayed every look she’s posted on the ‘Gram.
Here are the coolest swimwear trends, as seen on Kiara Kittner
Whether you’re in a one-piece or a bikini, you can’t go wrong with stripes. Think of stripes as your cheat sheet to achieving poolside-chic status with minimal effort.
2. bold colours
Dare to be bold and opt for rust-coloured swimwear. Orange is big this season – we’ve seen it on the runways and you’re certainly going to see a lot of it at the pool, at braais and at the beach.
3. lotsa accessories
The all-time favourites such as wedge heels, metallic sandals, geometric-shaped earrings and cross-body bags are still big this summer. But the ultimate must-haves are sunglasses and hats, of course – not just for blocking out the sun while you’re lounging at the pool (also sunblock, don’t forget the sunblock). You’ll find the best beach hats of the moment and the ones that are perfectly suited to your face shape at Foschini.
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This season’s must-have is a crocheted straw shopper bag with wooden handles.
We’re crushing on these rust-coloured, fully lined bikini briefs.
Platform heels are the easiest way to take your look from poolside to sunset drinks with the girls.
This chic striped bikini bandeau top has removable straps and is lined for added support and comfort.
If Instagram trends are anything to go by, these knee-length shorts are about to be your summer style go-to.
These slip-on, tube-strap sandals are bold and the perfect take on this season’s strappy-sandal trend.
This swimsuit has an underwire for support, and features a plunging neckline with key-hole detail and gold rings.
Animal print is making serious waves this season, plus the espadrille wedge is chic and super-comfy.
The shell charm easily updates this classic hoop style, just in time for summer.
Bright, functional and easy-to-wear bags are everything you want this season, and this one will complement any look!
Never underestimate the power of a satin neck scarf to transform your look. Throw in animal print and you have a winning combo!
These sunglasses are totally made for summer. The rimless frame and playful colour make this your new go-to pair.
This post is sponsored by Foschini.
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