The 15 Best One-Piece Swimsuits to Wear All Summer, from Everlane to Eres

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Best One Piece Swimsuits

Byrdie / Danie Drankwalter

While one-piece swimsuits are all too often relegated to a second place, the reality is that they’re always in style, if not a critical component of your collection. One-piece swimsuits marry classic style and extreme comfort. They also boast versatility, as you can wear them as tops when teamed with your favorite midi skirt or pair of tailored shorts.

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Everlane’s The Square-Neck One-Piece swimsuit gets our vote for the top spot for its small but significant design details and approachable price point. However, if you're partial to prints, MAANislandwear's Amelie swimsuit will be perfect for you.

Swimsuit designer Marilena Andreadis told Byrdie that one-piece swimsuits have a timeless appeal capable of making us feel classy and confident. “A well-constructed one-piece made with quality fabric will enhance the female body and make a woman feel her best,” she said.

Whether it’s for a magical escape to Maui or a jaunt through the Greek isles (the landscapes that inspire Andreadis every season), there’s a one-piece that’s calling your name. Ahead, find some of Byrdie’s favorite one-pieces on the market right now, along with expert advice from Andreadis on what to look for when shopping for one.

Best Overall

Everlane The Square-Neck One-Piece

Everlane The Square-Neck One-Piece


Everlane’s swimsuit line gets our vote for the best overall pick. After all, can you go wrong with a sleek one-piece for $70? Note the small but significant details that the low-back, square-neck suit boasts, from the built-in shelf bra for extra support to the recycled nylon material for eco-friendliness.

Price at time of publish: $70

Material: 82% ECONYL® regenerated nylon, 18% elastane | Size Range: XXS-XXL

Best Designer

Eres Aquarelle One-Piece Swimsuit

Eres Aquarelle One-Piece Swimsuit


French label Eres has been producing elegant swimwear for decades, garnering a reputation for flattering the female form with its classic cuts. The Aquarelle style epitomizes the notion that true essentials are simple and unfussy. Its fabric sculpts and flatters the body, and it’s wire- and pad-free for a minimalist approach to design.

Price at time of publish: $390

Material: 77% polyamide, 23% elastane | Size Range: FR 38-44

Best Ruffled

MAANislandwear Black Pique Bogart

MAANislandwear Bogart Black Pique


Andreadis’ Bogart one-piece is ultra-femme yet functional and dainty but not so delicate that it couldn’t endure a summer of swimming, diving, and beach hopping—all one could want in a go-to maillot. All MAANislandwear is cut from sustainably sourced fabrics and crafted in Greece.

Price at time of publish: $143

Material: 92% polyamide, 8% elastane | Size Range: 0-3 (S-XL)

Best Value

Summersalt The Perfect Wrap One-Piece

Summersalt The Perfect Wrap One-Piece


Sources said this Summersalt swimsuit fits like a glove, thanks to the brand’s signature compression material that smooths and sculpts. And with such high prioritization of great fit, it’s no surprise that it offers a tall version for long torsos with an extra 1.25 inches of fabric in the waist. (Though, a short version would better accommodate petite frames.) Beyond fit, the style comes in 15 color and print combinations, and sustainable shoppers should know it’s mostly made of recycled polyamide fibers.

Price at time of publish: $95

Material: 78% recycled polyamide, 22% elastane | Size Range: 2-22

Best Scalloped

Marysia Antibes Maillot Antibes Maillot

Marysia Antibes Maillot


Marysia Dobrzanska Reeves’ experience as a ballerina and a surfer is the inspiration for her eponymous swimwear line. This pretty pink one-piece with the brand’s signature scalloped edges combines the elegance of the former discipline with the practical qualities of a wetsuit, like thick, recycled fabric and an add-on halter strap for extra support.

Price at time of publish: $379

Material: 88% recycled polyamide, 12% recycled elastane | Size Range: XXS-XXL

Best Strapless

Anemos The Ritts Strapless One-Piece

Anemos The Ritts Strapless One-Piece

Neiman Marcus

The Ritts by Anemos is a strapless style with the kind of minimalist restraint that makes you appreciate the impact of small details. The fine curve of the neckline and high-cut leg acutely complement the female form, and it’s cut from fabric protected with UPF 50+ to keep you safe in the sun.

Material: 90% Amni Soul Eco® (biodegradable) polyamide, 10% elastane; UV-protected fabric | Size Range: XS-XL

Best High Neck

Athleta Maldives One-Piece Swimsuit

Athleta Maldives One-Piece Swimsuit


If you like your one-piece with some extra coverage on top, there’s this style by Athleta. It’s perfect for water activities like swimming and paddleboarding, as its high neckline, complete with a shelf bra, keeps the bust secure. The only downside: Reviewers said the clasp is hard to reach, so you’ll likely need another person to help you in and out of it.

Price at time of publish: $98

Material: Recycled nylon and Lycra® | Size Range: XXS-XL (regular), S-XL (tall), XS-L (petite)

Best Belted

Solid & Striped The Anne-Marie Reversible Belted Swimsuit

Solid & Striped The Anne-Marie Reversible Belted Swimsuit


The Anne-Marie suit from cult swimwear brand Solid & Striped is a classic cut that’s as flattering as it is versatile. Material-wise, it’s offered in several textures, colors, and prints—some of which are reversible—and the waist belt is detachable for when you want an alternate look.

Price at time of publish: $198

Material: 89% recycled polyester, 11% elastane | Size Range: XS-XL

Best for Long Torsos

Norma Kamali Marissa One-Piece

Norma Kamali Marissa One-Piece


You could say Norma Kamali is an expert in swimwear. She’s been in the biz since 1974, with a client list that has included legends like Diana Ross and Farah Fawcett. Her Marissa style makes a statement that reverberates the vibe for which the designer’s best-known—a sort of modern pin-up silhouette with a deep scoop neckline, a plunging back, and low sides to elongate the body and create the illusion of an hourglass shape.

Price at time of publish: $150

Material: 88% nylon, 12% spandex; 100% nylon lining | Size Range: XS-L

Best on Amazon

Smismivo Halter Neck One-Piece

Smismivo Halter Neck One-Piece


Tens of thousands of reviewers said this retro-glam ruched halter one-piece from Smismivo is universally flattering. (For context, it has earned an average of 4.4/5 stars from over 21,000 reviewers). Plus, it comes in many colors and prints and is available in plus sizes for a wide selection.

Price at time of publish: $32 for medium

Material: 82% nylon, 18% spandex | Size Range: S-3XL

Best Monokini

Reina Olga Augusta Scrunch Swimsuit

Reina Olga Augusta Scrunch Swimsuit


Contemporary cutouts are the specialty of the Italian swimwear brand Reina Olga. Though, the Augusta Scrunch style is perhaps special for its simple approach to sexy and innovative crinkle-knit fabric (the force behind the brand’s one-size-fits-all sizing) that’s billed to mold to any shape.

Price at time of publish: $160

Material: Nylon and elastane | Size Range: OS

Best One-Shoulder

Anemos The One-Shoulder One-Piece

Anemos The One-Shoulder One-Piece

The Yes

The elegant, streamlined appeal of this style from Anemos is a big draw, to be sure. It features a curved neckline, high-cut leg, and cheeky coverage for a simple yet sensible silhouette. Put it on double-duty, like a bodysuit, by layering it with a wrap skirt or linen trousers for drinks on the beach.

Material: 72% polyamide, 28% elastane; UV-protected fabric | Size Range: XS-XL

Best Square Neck

Hunza G Square Neck One-Piece Swimsuit

Hunza G Square Neck One-Piece Swimsuit


This London-based brand was originally launched in the 1980s under the name Hunza and subsequently became famous for a cutout mini dress that Julia Roberts wore in "Pretty Woman." Though, under Creative Director Georgiana Huddart, the brand has become known for its very suitable swimwear. The signature crinkle knit pieces—like this one with a square neck, low back, and high-cut leg—sculpt and flatter every shape.

Price at time of publish: $215

Material: 88% nylon, 12% elastane | Size Range: OS

Best Printed

MAANislandwear Amelie Daybreak

MAANislandwear Amelie Daybreak


An all-time favorite of Andreadis, Amelie is a MAANislandwear mainstay that’s currently being made in several solid colors, as well as the label’s prints of the season. “It’s a well-constructed one-piece that makes me feel confident, chic, and modern,” Andreadis says.

Price at time of publish: $127

Material: 82% polyamide, 18% elastane | Size Range: 0-3 (S-XL)

Best Ruched

Solid & Striped The Lucia Striped Swimsuit

Solid & Striped The Lucia Striped Swimsuit


Lounge poolside in the Lucia Striped Swimsuit, a black-and-white striped one-piece. Its highly glamorous aesthetic reminds us of the suits worn by Slim Aarons’ high-society portrait subjects of the 1960s. For the full look, wear yours with a straw sun hat and wide-leg linen trousers.

Price at time of publish: $178

Material: 93% polyamide, 7% elastane | Size Range: XS-XL

Meet the Expert

Marilena Andreadis is the founder and creative director of MAANislandwear, a brand based in Athens, Greece, that specializes in low-maintenance beachwear.

What to Look for in One-Piece Swimsuits


Swimwear fabrics vary, though high-grade materials will maintain their compressive qualities even with many wears. “The same is true of other materials used in good quality swimsuits, like inseam rubbers,” Andreadis said.

From a structural perspective, it’s important to nail down the elements that will make you feel the most supported, such as a high neck, a built-in bra, thick straps, or a belt. Doing so will help you to narrow your search and ultimately guide you to a piece that you’ll feel confident wearing.


Navigating fit is essential to finding the perfect one-piece. “Each female body is unique, and it's not [simply] about weight and height,” said Andreadis, adding that women have different preferences when it comes to fit. “Some women prefer a more structured, thicker feel while others want to feel free and boundless.” If you prefer the former, look for ones that support the bust and the waist with elements like underwire or a more compressive fabric.

  • Do one-piece swimsuits stretch?

    Yes. Most swimwear offers a certain amount of stretch. The higher the elastane content, the stretchier and more compressive the fabric is likely to be.

  • Why choose a one-piece swimsuit over a two-piece?

    Often thought of as the mom option, one-pieces are very chic, and choosing a one-piece over a two-piece swimsuit is simply a matter of preference. Both are stylish and practical, so long as you feel attractive and supported in the given silhouette.

Why Trust Byrdie

Hayley Prokos is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor focused on fashion and lifestyle. She contributes regularly to Byrdie’s commerce section and has a passion for sourcing chic and practical pieces with long-term wearability. She owns swimsuits from several labels on this list and evaluated each piece based on customer reviews, size inclusivity, price point, style, and Andreadis’ insights.

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