7 cute and modest swimsuits you’ll actually want to wear

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While summer may be a ways off, it’s never too early to start looking for the best swimsuit. After all, warm weather season is upon us and days of basking in the sun and hanging poolside is a reality that most people want soon rather than later. 

But shopping for swimsuits can be tricky, especially if you’re not looking to show off a lot of skin. In most cases, finding cute and modest one-piece swimsuits can be a difficult task when the status quo is plugging necklines and cheeky bottoms. Thankfully, there are dozens of suits floating around the web that can make your body look snatched without revealing too much skin.

For example, this sporty one-piece from Lands’ End has full sleeves and lower-cut leg openings for extra coverage. It also comes with super stretch fabric and UPF 50 protection to help keep you safe from the sun’s harsh rays. (And it’s currently on sale for $42.)

Of course, not all swimsuits are created equal, so here are a few top-rated looks that are modest but still cute as hell.

1. The Sidestroke, $95

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Listed as one of the most flattering one-shoulder bathing suits in 2017 by Elle Magazine, this suit from Sommersalt continues to be a fan-favorite today with over 3,400 reviews. Not only does it provides “complete coverage” for your bottom, but also, its compression fabric helps keep everything in place.

2. Santorini Swimsuit, $45 (Orig. $90)

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Available in multiple colors and sizes, this suit from Boden offers a slimming effect thanks to its body-sculpting inner lining. Additionally, the padded cups and built-in shelf bra offer extra support for your bust.

3. The Babette Swim Dress, $109

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If you’re down to switch up your swimwear this season, this retro-style swim dress from ModCloth is a great option to pack for your next trip to the beach. The rainbow color is totally on brand for spring and the scoop neck in the back and front forms a nice silhouette. Plus, it even comes with an attached brief for full coverage underneath.

4. Zip Front Long Sleeve Tugless Sporty One Piece Swimsuit, $41.97 (Orig. $69.95)

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This long sleeve one piece from Lands End is perfect for anyone who doesn’t want to sacrifice style for full coverage. Made with durable LYCRA Xtra Life spandex, this suit is a win for athletes and anyone who likes to take laps around the pool. In addition to having UPF protection, the suit also is chlorine-resistant, according to the product description.

5. High Neck Draped One-Piece, $27.99 (Orig. $59)

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If you’re looking for a suit that’s classic and simple, this one-piece from Venus should be on your radar. Although the suit has a halter tie in the back, the high collar and ruched cut provides full coverage in the front.

6. Tempt Me Women’s Vintage Off Shoulder Ruffled One Piece Swimsuit, $17.99+

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The best part of this swimsuit is its versatility. You can adjust the straps or remove them altogether for better comfort. Plus, the fabric is stretchy and smooth that you can easily pair with some shorts or a big T-shirt. As a bonus, the suit comes in multiple styles, and is available in sizes 0 to 18.

7. High Neck Wrap One Piece Swimsuit, $59 (Orig. $118)

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Perfect for a day out by the pool, this one-piece from Swimsuits For All has a gorgeous high top and sophisticated two-toned pattern in the front. It’s also a great option for both standard and plus-sizing. The suit is currently available in sizes 8 to 24.

If you liked this story, check out five more plus-sized swimsuits we love.

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