There's no mistaking it, baby belles: summer is coming. Admittedly, it's a British summer, so we can never quite be sure that it will involve a dramatic temperature spike, a lack of rain, or even that much sun, but if there's one thing we Brits know how to do it's to be truly optimistic about any it's-not-tipping-it-down weather we are blessed with.
All it takes is a lack of clouds and some shining sun, even without an accompanying rise in temperature, and the lads are almost always ready to whip off their shirts, whack on some shorts and get out the garden barbecues. And what does it mean for us pinup girls? Summer dresses, cropped tops and capris, and, of course, a smokin' retro swuimsuit.
So today I'm going to share with you my top picks for retro style swimsuits and bikinis, found both online and on the high street. Grab your sunscreen, biggest floppy hat and let's go!
|Elsie swimsuit £30.99|
|Cherry Pop Swimsuit £30.99|
|Check bikini £34.99|
George @ Asda
|Bodysculpt Bandaeu swimsuit £10|
|Retro Daisy Bikini £12|
|Textured Halter Neck swimsuit £12|
|Bodysculpt Polka Dot Bandeau Swimsuit £14|
|Stripe Rose Print Bikini £13|
Tesco F&F Clothing
|Vintage Floral Print Bikini £15|
|Tropical Fruit Bandeau bikini £15|
|Pink Floral Caged High Waisted Bikini Bottoms & Halter Top £29.98|
|Navy Stripe High Waisted Bikini bottom & Bardot Neck Top £24.98|
|Multi Coloured Tile High Waisted bottoms & Push Up top £29.98|
|Tropical Print High Waisted bottoms & Flounce top £26.98|
|Lilac Gingham High Waisted bottoms & Push Up top £29.98|
It's a great thing that the high street stores and supermarkets are taking note that plenty of women love high waisted and retro inspired options for their swimwear choices, and I've already added at least 4 of these pieces to my own wishlist.
So what are you waiting for? Get shopping. Any one of these pieces would incredible by the sea, the pool, or even lounging in your back garden with a pair of sunnies, a book and a chilled drink. Just don't forget your SPF. Nobody wants to be a burnt Belle!
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