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Retro swim skirts are back with a modish twist and is for every body type

Gone are those days when swimsuits were given moulds – where you choose the swimsuit style according to your body type. Full-coverage for women with ‘real’ bodies, skimpier v-cuts for petite frames, one-piece for moms, and two-piece just for the divas – no more! It’s 2019 and time to break the moulds, which is why we have picked the humble swim skirt to do the honours. Yes, they are pretty much back and are more versatile as ever. With so many overwhelming and gorgeous swim skirts it's just so confusing to pick one, so stuff your beach wardrobe with our select list and drive nostalgic fashion in the grooviest style. 

Time to embrace chic-womanhood!

Norma Kamali's swim dress Buy Now

Whip out Norma Kamali's blush swim dress because there is no such thing as a summer body or beach figure – its comfy fit will hug your body with love, be it curvy or slim. Bring out your vintage shades and team them with bubble-gum dipped strapless, flared dress to scream ‘poolside party’. Make your summer game strong by embellishing your dress with a large brim hat!

Photo credits: Net-a-porter

Marysia's French Gramercy top and bottom | Buy Now

Can the dainty white swim skirt ever go wrong? The gorgeous wide straps of the top and high-waisted bikini skirt by Marysia will become your staple summer favourite in no time and given the feminine-stretchable fit, we're sure it won't disappoint you at all. Simply don't miss your chance to rock the blue ocean vibes in this Italian-esque swim skirt wonderfully designed in a basketweave texture. 

Photo credits: Marysia

Amir Slama ruffled bikini | Buy Now

This itty-bitty ruffled bikini by Amir Slama is love! Its daintiness magnifies with the soft-beige shade, spaghetti straps, and off-shoulder design – this two-piece bikini is perfect for a day out at the beach whether you choose to line yourself on the chairs or roam around the beach. Despite offering a good skin show, all the ruffles bring a dash of coverage which will give any body-type the confidence to pull it fiercely. Embellished with side lace-up, the skirt is the true marvel of the retro look when paired with oversized brown sunglasses.

Photo credits: Farfetch

Gottex’s Underwire swim dress | Buy Now

Gottex’s Underwire swim dress is a blessing for every body-type, be it curvy or lean. This classic blue masterpiece is supported with underwire to make your body look more sculpted. Not to overlook the white trim that highlights the pleats and ruffles. Plus, the peplum silhouette sets the perfect mood for a beach party, just throw in some chunky bracelets and team it with gladiators, and voila! 

Photo credits: Nordstrom

Bleu's mesh skirted swimsuit| Buy Now

Would you like to sit next to the pool like a vintage Hollywood diva? Bleu's mesh skirted swimsuit is here to boost your water baby with its intense royal blue colour and illusion mesh along the waist. Plunge neckline and crisscrossed back will sprinkle a pinch of glamour to this otherwise retro style swimsuit. 

Photo credits: Nordstrom 

Dodo Bar Or's floral swim dress | Buy Now

Soak the sunny vibes of the beach with a retro feel and floral pattern of Dodo Bar Or's swimsuit. Believe us, a body-fit skirt embellished with retro-style red florals on a burgundy base is a beach party in its own – team it with nude strappy sandals and a woven hat. For any last-minute plan, this swim dress is your saviour. 

Photo credits: Matches Fashion

Aren’t these retro beauties bringing out the mood for a quick Bali vacation before fall hits our wardrobe? Well, you choose!

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