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How to wear summer's top swim trends

According to Bloomingdale's fashion director Susan Marasco, this

According to Bloomingdale's fashion director Susan Marasco, this Trina Turk bandeau one-piece with it's vibrant print is one of the season's hottest sellers; $138 at select Bloomingdale's and bloomingdales.com. Photo Credit: Handout

There are many fresh bathing suit style options for the season. Bloomingdale's Marasco says the return of the one-piece as a seasonal swim statement is "huge," with styles that include graphic prints, new textures such as crochet and "playful cutouts, laser cuts, slits on the side -- it's all very modern." And, along with a vibrant color story, find plenty of black and white, which matches right up with the ready-to-wear trend.

This knotted fringe top by L*Space, $62, is
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This knotted fringe top by L*Space, $62, is paired with a fuller bikini bottom by Foxy, $88; both at select Bloomingdale's and bloomingdales.com.

A basic black bikini by Mikoh gets a
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A basic black bikini by Mikoh gets a little (and we mean little) crochet treatment; $200 at Singer22 and singer22.com.

According to Bloomingdale's fashion director Susan Marasco, this
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According to Bloomingdale's fashion director Susan Marasco, this Trina Turk bandeau one-piece with it's vibrant print is one of the season's hottest sellers; $138 at select Bloomingdale's and bloomingdales.com.

Don't have room in your weekend bag for
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Don't have room in your weekend bag for two swimsuits? Try this "dip & flip" reversible one-piece from Commando made of high-tech, quick drying microfiber; $148 at wearcommando.com.

Don't have room in your weekend bag for
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Don't have room in your weekend bag for two swimsuits? Try this "dip & flip" reversible one-piece from Commando made of high-tech, quick drying microfiber; $148 at wearcommando.com.

Cut-outs are a huge trend, but you need
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Cut-outs are a huge trend, but you need to be careful, warns style expert Jacqui Stafford. If it's too tight, you could get a bulge--she recommends buying one size up. This periwinkle blue Tatjana Anika strapless number features side ruching and ties at the back; $195 at Singer22 and singer22.com.

Nanette Lepore's bikini combines retro styling with this
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Nanette Lepore's bikini combines retro styling with this on-trend black-and-white color combo; top $80, bottom $88, at select Bloomingdale's and bloomingdales.com.

This sassy striped and color-blocked Michael Kors maillot
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This sassy striped and color-blocked Michael Kors maillot with zipper detail goes straight from the catwalk to boardwalk and features one of the season's biggest trends -- cutouts; $296 at michaelkors.com.

This L*Space one-piece goes wild with a deep-V
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This L*Space one-piece goes wild with a deep-V neckline, revealing cut-outs and fringe trim; $109 at Singer22 and singer22.com.

Crochet is the
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Crochet is the "it" texture of the season. This Robin Piccone crochet one-piece is $154 at select Bloomingdale's and bloomingdales.com.

Beyoncé models H&M's nod to the fringe fad
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Beyoncé models H&M's nod to the fringe fad (top and bottom, $4.95 each); at select H&M stores and hm.com.

The purrrr-fect one-piece? Try this graphic scooped number
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The purrrr-fect one-piece? Try this graphic scooped number from We Are Handsome, emblazoned with a tiger's face -- killer; $297 at shopbop.com.

Retro ruffles and polka dots make this
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Retro ruffles and polka dots make this "Betty" bikini from Cleo by Panache a sweet summer choice; bandeau top, $59, frilled brief, $32, at barenecessities.com and herroom.com.

Retro ruffles and polka dots make this
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Retro ruffles and polka dots make this "Betty" bikini from Cleo by Panache a sweet summer choice; bandeau top, $59, frilled brief, $32, at barenecessities.com and herroom.com.

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