#legendpicks: 9 stylish swimsuits for women

We may not be able to fly off for a dip on an international getaway but Hong Kong’s hot, sweltering summer is in full swing! If you have yet to find a stylish yet comfortable swimsuit, don’t worry, we’ve got you – here are our nine top picks for the perfect beach or poolside day.


Photo: COS

Whether you’re at the beach or the pool, COS’ ‘Drawstring Swimsuit’, available in a variety of bright colours, is the perfect choice for warm getaways. Sporting a V-neck and an open back with adjustable drawstring closure and thin shoulder straps, this swimwear piece will absolutely ensure that you celebrate summer in style.

Available on cosstores.com


Photo: Calzedonia

One of our all-time favourite Italian brands is out with their summer collection and we are in LOVE. The ‘Indonesia’ off-shoulder bikini top is a flirty and feminine item that, paired with the ‘Indonesia’ skirt with under shorts, can be your ideal and flawless look for this season. 

Available on calzedonia.com

Cult Gaia

Photo: Cult Gaia

We are absolutely digging the ‘Liza’ bikini top from Cult Gaia’s latest swimwear collection. With gold-tone hardware detail, lightly padded bandeau-style cups and slim straps wrapping around your waist, this piece is guaranteed to make you feel effortlessly chic and sexy at your hot outing. Style the bikini top with matching briefs to complete the look. 

Available on net-a-porter.com

Melissa Odabash

Photo: Melissa Odabash

The ‘Cancun’ bikini top is amongst our top picks for this sweltering heat – from Italian-made stretch fabric to the classic triangle silhouette with slim, customising tie-fastening straps, this embellished snake print piece of swimwear will be the quintessential addition to your summer wardrobe.

Available on net-a-porter.com 

Mara Hoffman

Photo: Mara Hoffman

Made using recycled fibers and reduced waste, this luxury swimwear brand’s ‘Emma’ swimsuit combines stretch and tie-dye in a rather flamboyant ‘Solaria’ pattern. Complete with thin shoulder straps and a tasteful criss-cross at the open back, pair this one-piece with oversized shades to achieve a trendy poolside look.

Available on net-a-porter.com 

Stella McCartney

Photo: Stella McCartney

Reflecting the modernity of the designer brand’s main clothing line, the signature silver chain embellishment on this stylish one-piece is bound to catch your eye. Made with recycled polyamide from the depths of Italy, the stretch material ensures that the item retains shape and support, making you feel just as good as it looks. Match the suit with metallic sunglasses for a flattering style!

Available on net-a-porter.com


Photo: SHEER

Recreate your vacation lifestyle with this gorgeous and elegant swimsuit – inspired by 19th century motifs, The Paolita Urania One Piece is designed with striking embroidery patterns, sporting a low-cut scooped back, a V-neck cut at the front and multi-strap detailing.

Available on sheer.com.hk

Marie France Van Damme

Photo: Marie France Van Damme

Specialising in metallics, we picked the high-quality, fashionable ‘Metallic Sleek Nageur’ to be your perfect vacation companion. With a sporty yet glamorous shape and shine, this bathing suit has a sleek silhouette with a scoop neckline and back to make you feel luxurious in your own skin.

Available on mariefrancevandamme.com


Photo: Eres

Eres’ ‘Gourmette Medaille’ is a uniquely designed one-piece that incorporates a chain-like braid to connect a one-shoulder top to high-waisted briefs. Made in France, this trendsetting piece of swimwear is cut from the brand’s signature stretch fabric that highlights and accentuates your curves. We have especially picked the bold green colour for the suit to suit every skin tone!

Available on net-a-porter.com 

See also: 10 best Hong Kong swimming pools to visit this summer

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