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23 HOT Retro Bikini Styles That You Need To Take On Your Next Vacay

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From the 50's to the 00's, these retro bikini styles stand the test of time.

Retro bikini.

As a lover of all things vintage, retro bikinis are my absolute favorite. It's so interesting to see what was popular in a certain year, and how styles have changed from decade to decade. There are so many flattering elements to swimwear from the past, and we have the benefit of cherry-picking all the best styles. Retro bikini styles are so good, they're coming back around! I'm sure you've noticed higher leg lines, body-hugging one pieces, and funky prints coming back into play. I've put together a list of all the vintage-inspired swimsuits that I seriously want to wear this summer, and maybe you'll find your next signature bikini! I even included swimsuit styles from almost every era so there's something for everyone!

I plan to do a roundup of some of my favorite vintage secondhand bikinis from eBay and Poshmark so stay tuned...

This post is all about retro bikini.

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1. Ruffle Polka Dot One-Piece

This one-piece has a classic 1950's silhouette. It also comes in the reverse colorway (white with little black polka dots). So cute!

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2. Sailor Girl

This design has a bunch of color way options, all of which are so adorable. They even have cherries!

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3. Navy Dot

This two piece is darling. The navy and white polka dots are so classic, too!

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4. Neon Cut-Out

Let's take it back to the 80's with this neon high-waist cut-out.

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5. Color Block

This plunging color block halter is EVERYTHING.

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6. Aerobics Class

How fun is this suit?! You'll feel like Jane Fonda with this metallic high-leg one piece.

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7. Bold One Shoulder

On Pinterest you will find a lot of 80's swimwear pieces that resemble this one piece. The pattern is so retro and the one shoulder design makes it flattering on all body types!

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8. Flower Power 70's

Get groovy with this funky flower pattern two piece.

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9. Daisy Yellow

This sunshine yellow print reminds me of the popular floral patterns of the 70's.

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10. 60's Mod

This matching mesh set has the coolest print. If Twiggy was a part of Gen Z, I could see her wearing this.

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11. 90's Black Mesh Set

This is the set that Buffy The Vampire Slayer would wear for sure. Black 90's mesh? I'm in!

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12. Classic Cut-Out

This halter cut-out is so chic and reminds me of editorials from the 90's.

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13. Coffee High Cut

The shape of this bikini reminds me of the classic high cut 90's suits, and the color is so timeless.

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14. Hawaiian Roller Coaster

This suit reminds me so much of the Lilo & Stitch pattern, taking me back to the early 2000's!

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15. Groovy Blue

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This blue print is so 60's it's crazy.

16. Purple Paisley

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Pastels and paisley print always remind me of the early 2000's! This bikini is such a great shape.

17. Blue Hawaii

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Another super nostalgic pattern, this blue set makes me feel like I'm on vacation.

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18. 80's Ultra High

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This is one of the most universally flattering shapes ever! There's a reason why this little number has time traveled from the 80's. It's a style that's here to stay.

19. Rainbow Gingham

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How FUN is this set?! I can see trends moving away from neutrals and into more colorful territory, especially for swimwear and this set is a prime example!

20. White Mini Skirt One Piece

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Okay, this 'kini has such a flattering element around the waist! So visually stunning!

21. Floral Crop Top

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I've been seeing these types of swimwear pieces trending lately: swim that looks like clothing! It's actually genius and I don't know why no one has really done it before. The top can basically double as a crop top, so it's a two for one!

22. Reverse Polka Dot

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I'm living for the reverse pattern on different parts of this suit. It's super eye-catching and polka dots are so retro!

23. Retro Bustier

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This is one of my absolute favorites! So classic, I can see this style being popular years from now!

This post was all about vintage bikini.

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