Stylish cuts, feel-good fabric and shimmering hardware aren't reserved for designer suits. Cost cutting never looked so good
If you want to wear a two-piece but need ample coverage, this is for you. Lands’ End, $83; landsend.com.
The ruched polka dot top half draws the eye upward, while your bottom half fades to black. Sizes up to 16. Chaps, $88; kohls.com.
The graphic appeal of a windowpane design puts a little oomph in a utilitarian tank. American Apparel, $45; americanapparel.com.
Basic black looks expensive when accented by a pleated sweetheart bustline. H&M, $30; hm.com.
We love how the soft folds on the center panel create an hourglass shape; plus, the thick fabric and sturdy stitching make this seem expensive. Kamalikulture, $74; kamalikulture.com.
White done right: The sheer inserts are a high-end detail; the sturdy halter strap is comfortable. Sizes up to 16. Anne Cole Signature, $98; macys.com.
When the competition heats up, this suit stays in place. The sexy open back and pink neon trim will psych out your opponent. Athleta, $79; athleta.com.
The fabric here is so soft, you’d swear it cost twice as much. Old Navy, $38; oldnavy.com.
You will not be lost at sea, or in a crowd, in this bold bikini. The hardware detailing is what makes it look luxe. White House Black Market, $90; whbm.com.
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First Published Fri, 2013-04-05 15:49
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