When choosing a bikini for this summer, think about taking a cue from fashions of the past. Retro inspired bikinis are a playful alternative to the sleek, minimalist designs of today. Keep an eye out for underwire cups, high waisted bikini briefs, and frill detailing. Also look out for retro gingham, paisley, and polka dot prints. Take inspiration from the following retro inspired bikinis.
1. Topshop Frill Stripe Bandeau Bikini
Price: $55.00 at us.topshop.com
This striped bikini has a certain retro pin-up girl vibe about it. The stripes are a classic choice and the frill detailing on the bandeau and back of the briefs adds a touch of frivolity. The bandeau is elasticised, has a self-tie halterneck strap, and has a secure clasp at the back.