Swimsuits to Talk About This Summer

With the calendar officially marking vacation season, the sizzling weather is a call for not only a stand-out body, but also a creative swimsuit; yet, alas, scoring the best discussion-prompting pair can often go from midsummer night’s dream to tragedy with so many options yet so little finds. For those who have lost their way in fruitless search, here is the ultimate roundup of bold swimwear for either yacht-hopping in Ibiza or chilling poolside in the Hamptons.

1. Printed Dog Front Shorts, Julien David x Quiksilver

Image: Dover Street Market.

Julien David and Quiksilver’s peculiar partnership did not let us down when it offered its equally eccentric printed shorts that stay true to edgy attitude of the Parisian label and the laid-back ethos of the surfwear house.

$190, Dover Street Market New York.