When it comes to swimwear, Italians just do it better. With an expansive coastline that boasts postcard-perfect swim spots like the orange umbrella–lined beaches of Positano and the rugged cliffside perches of Capri, it’s frankly no surprise that Italian girls have a constant pulse on the hottest swimsuit trends and always manage to be ahead of the curve. Just a quick scroll through Instagram can confirm that the Mediterranean locals have a penchant for sporting the best swimwear.
In an effort to find out exactly which swimsuit trends Italian girls are buying into this summer, we turned to none other than Patricia Manfield, Chiara Capitani, Giulia Tordini, and Fiona Zanetti for inspiration. Spanning high-waisted bikinis to plunging one-pieces, these are the swimwear trends Italian girls can’t stop wearing, whether they’re soaking up the sun from the bow of a boat on the Mediterranean Sea or from the edge of an Instagram-worthy pool while vacationing in Marrakech.
Keep scrolling to see and shop the only swimsuit trends you need to know this summer, according to Italian style influencers.
Next up, these will be the most popular swimsuit trends of 2019.