Swim Suits For Savings

If you’d prefer to invest in an actual vacation rather than in a big-bucks designer swimsuit, check out these beauties—which look a whole lot more expensive than they are. Fashion plus savings? You betcha

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Apostrophe

Gray is a chic alternative to black and looks great on all skin tones. The cutouts add high-end detailing. Up to XL.
 

$58; sears.com
 

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Athleta

The extra fabric for the soft folds on this suit makes it look luxe; the strappy back adds rear appeal. Up to XL.

 

$98; athleta.com

 

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Calving Klein

Animal print is a classic, and this tiny motif is super flattering. The ruched panel creates an hourglass shape. Up to size 16.

 

$98; zappos.com
 

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Volcom

With a giant asymmetrical cutout and a skinny halter strap, this looks like a designer suit but goes for a fraction of the price.

 

$86; zappos.com
 

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Anne Cole Essentials

Two layers in one: A striped overlay (alternating black and sheer) makes this tank a standout. Up to size 16.

 

$94; macys.com
 

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Gap

There’s an old-Hollywood vibe to this full-bottomed bikini, in an easy-to-wear almost-animal print. Up to XL.

 

$72; gap.com
 

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H&M

If “Go bold or go home” is your mantra, wear this. The print’s clarity is usually reserved for more expensive suits.

 

$25; hm.com for stores

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Gap

The taupe is a winning color, but the richness is in the details: hip cinchers, halter ties, an accent ring. Up to XL.

 

$72; gap.com
 

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First Published Fri, 2011-05-13 15:56

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