You Need to Get In on the High-Waisted Bikini Trend—and These 15 Are the Perfect Way to Start

Just add water.

Take it from your elders: The high-waisted silhouettes of the '50s and '60s possess the superpower to enhance your curves and elongate your legs. If you need more coverage than an itsy bitsy bikini this summer but still want to bare some midriff, this is your comfortable (and chic!) middle ground. Click ahead to shop the best high-waisted swimsuits on sale now.

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Don't let the white hue throw you off: This suit's fully lined and ready for some pool-time. Plus, it's giving off some serious Bond Girl vibes, no?

Texture-patterned Bikini, $40; hm.com.

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Samantha Pleet's gorgeous, twisty one-pieces are an eternal wish-list item, but you can cross this bikini off yours since it's *on super sale*.

Vortex Bikini, $38; samanthapleet.com.

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The racerback straps and cutouts at the hip give this swim suit a modern, sporty look.

Criss-Cross Back Bralette Bikini Top, $25; target.com. Tribal Print High Waist Bikini Bottom, $25; target.com.

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An "all eyes on me" kind of swimsuit to bust out on beach dates.

Triangle Bikini Top with Crossover Detail, $23; zara.com. High-Waist Bikini Briefs, $23; zara.com.

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Black swimsuits are flattering on basically everyone, and this one comes with sneaky mesh insets for a subtle hint of skin.

LA Hearts Mesh Fixed Triangle Bikini Top, $27; pacsun.com. LA Hearts Mesh Inset High Waisted Bikini Bottom, $23; pacsun.com.

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THIS IS NOT A DRILL: Look closely and you'll spot meerkats (!) plus maracas and armadillos in the festive print. Perfect for lounging with a margarita.

Sylvan Underwire Top, $150; toryburch.com. Sylvan High-Waist Bottom, $125; toryburch.com.

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A tropical explosion of colors that's a no-brainer for your vacation packing list.

ASOS Fuller Bust Orange Lotus Longline Bikini Top; similar styles at asos.com. ASOS Fuller Bust Orange Lotus High Waist Bikini Bottom, $17; asos.com.

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Confirmed: melon might be the best seasonal color out there. It's an ideal complement to sun-kissed skin.

Solid and Striped Grace Bandeau Bikini, $155; netaporter.com.

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Ruffles were all the rage this season, so try them out now in a flattering shade of royal blue.

Monki Frill Bandeau Bikini Top, $31; asos.com. Monki High Waisted Frill Bikini Brief, $17; asos.com.

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This vintage-inspired Solid & Striped bikini has a classic shape that we could see Tay-Tay wearing on one of her envy-inducing beach trips with Calvin Harris. And look, no belly button!

Solid & Striped Gingham Belle Bikini Top, $90; modaoperandi.com. Solid & Striped Gingham Bridgette High Waisted Brief, $90; modaoperandi.com.

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Marysia set the trend for all the scalloped swimwear that's cropping up these days. Their mint-colored bikini is a new addition to the family that comes in a soft stretch-crepe (AKA a refreshingly non-shiny swim option).

Marysia Antibes and Santa Monica Scalloped Bandeau Bikini, $281; netaporter.com.

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A sweet polka dot option with an underwire top deserves a 🙌 🙌 🙌 from all the smaller-chested gals out there.

Underwire Bikini Top in Polka Dot, $40; jcrew.com. High Waist Bikini Bottom in Polka Dot, $50;jcrew.com.

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Urban Outfitters has a ton of mix-and-match options for swimwear this season, including ice-cream hues and tropical prints.

Out from Under Solid Triangle Racerback Bikini Top, $36; urbanoutfitters.com. Out from Under Solid High-Waisted Bikini Bottom, $42; urbanoutfitters.com.

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A reversible bikini set is basically four bathing suits in one, right?

Mara Hoffman Reversible Braided Bandeau Bikini Top, $132; madewell.com. Mara Hoffman Reversible High-Waisted Bikini Bottom, $136; madewell.com.

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The double lines give this bikini a cool ~optical~ effect that fixes a laser focus on your curves.

ASOS Fuller Bust Mix and Match Insert Hidden Underwire Bikini Top, $29; asos.com. ASOS Mix and Match Mesh Insert High Waist Bikini Bottom, $26; asos.com.

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