Swimsuits are no longer the piece of clothing restricted only to water activities but also make for a perfect style statement. This is a good reason why a major segment of the fashion industry now majorly focuses on resort wear with the growing popularity of fashionable holidays and swimsuits form an integral part of it, further extending to high fashion photography where swimsuit shots are often some of the most popular ones. The one piece suits are often more popular than the edgy bikinis owing to the modest character and the fact that these are wonderful options to elevate the level of resort style while aiding to camouflage the problem areas.
Swimsuit trends see a play of dramatic cuts, vibrant colors and eclectic prints. The options are in a galore with the creative designers coming up with some of the finest and chicest wearable pieces. Here are 10 of the most stylish and eye catchy pieces, not necessarily in the same order, which can be defined as the head turner swimsuits this S/S 2012 season:
1) Luli Fama’s Floral Swimsuit
Floral prints make for a classic as they have never completely fallen out of the fashion cycle. Owing to the feminine character of the print and the lovely colors blending together is what makes the print so popular also featuring in the swimsuit collection of Luli Fama at the Mercedes Benz Swim Fashion Week.
2) Lisa Blue’s Stunning Blue Swimsuit
The stunning blue swimsuit piece by Lisa Blue has a whimsical printed directing towards something mystique. Lisa Blue is for the sexy girl of future who is also environmentally aware and cautious. A modest piece in the lovely blue is just ‘the’ aqua inspired colour you would want to add to your collection.
3) Norma Camali’s Uber Modern Swimsuit
A solid metallic piece with interesting skin revealing negative cuts is a sleek asymmetric swimsuit with a futuristic sensibility that was part of Norma Kamali’s collection showcased at the Mercedes Benz Swim Fashion Week. The Uber Modern piece had to feature as part of the finest ones for its minimal approach with a high impact look.
4) Aquaclara High Waisted Snakeskin Swimsuit
The snakeskin texture has been around for a while and it wasn’t surprising to see the trend effortlessly translating into the swimwear category at the Mercedes Benz Swim Fashion Week by Aquaclara. An elegant combination of aqua blue with white has a edgy feel to it with the tasteful snakeskin texture that has been a rage in the fashion scene in the past few seasons and the zippers that added a sporty touch.
5) Aquaclara’s Pastel Blue Textured Swimsuit
The subdued hues called pastel was the biggest colour cue from the runway that marked its presence in the S/S 2012.This snakeskin textured pastel blue swimsuit is in sync with the biggest colour trend season. The bold cut in a soft shade is feminine and makes a huge style statement.
6) Aquaclara’s Black & Beige Studded Swimsuit
Inspired by the mythical Amazon and salt mines of South America, Aquaclara’s S/S 2012 not only featured vibrant colors and textures but also the serious ones like this Black and Beige piece studded with gold hardware. The swimsuit oozes class with the rivets breaking the monotony of the serious Black.
7) A.Z Araujo’s Asymmetric Swimsuit
The off white piece is a swimsuit from A.Z Araujo’s collection for the Mercedes Benz Swim Fashion Week with a high dose of glamor because of a beautiful blend of cut, color ,hint of texture and studded stones. The simple clean color has an interesting use of the sensual snakeskin texture. The one shoulder style enables the focus on the collar bones and the well detailed one shoulder.
8) Classic White A.Z Araujo’s Swimsuit
The white swimsuit dripped modern elegance. A.Z Araujo had partnered with Swarovski to use their crystals to add a three dimensional architectural touch to the pieces. The sparkly embellishments added fun to the polished modern edgy swimsuit.
9) Cia Maritima’s leopard Print Swimsuit
Animal prints are a fashion staple. Rock the evergreen trend with Cia Maritima’s edgy printed swimsuit. Ultra glam in character the knotted swimsuit showcased at the Mercedes Benz Swim Fashion Week is a steal.
10) Have Faith Studded Swimsuit
Have Faith’s swimsuit in the solid color of a hint of blue is a feminine treat with infused sense of luxury added by the terrific embellishments.
Overview of the trends that emerged for S/S 2012:
- The floral print
- Asymmetric cuts
- Inspiration from the fauna-Leopard Prints and Snakeskin texture
- Modern silhouettes