15 Swimsuits You Need to Know About This May

These are the best one-pieces and bikinis currently on the market, courtesy of the SI Swimsuit Editor’s Rack.

Summer is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to freshen up your swimsuit wardrobe. Whether you’re heading to the beach or pool in the months to come, a good bikini or one-piece can help you feel more confident, no matter where your seasonal adventures take you.

We understand that shopping for swimwear online can often be hit or miss, which is why we’ve done the work for you. Our team has done the research and discovered the most fashionable, high-quality swimsuits of the moment for you to choose from—all you have to do is find an option below that suits your personal style and preferences.

With that in mind, we’re sharing the 15 best swimsuits you need to know about this May. The following options were hand selected by our fashion editors, who shared more about each suit live in The Swimfluence Network App as part of our Editor’s Rack series. 

Knix Balcony Cup Bikini Top $55, Bikini Swim Bottom $45 and Sarong $35 (knix.com)

We love this top with built-in support, and the matching bottoms provide medium coverage. For a bit of extra modesty, the matching sarong is a no brainer.

Frankies Bikinis x Sydney Sweeney Muse Underwire Bikini Top $160 and Muse Skimpy Bikini Bottom $110 (frankiesbikinis.com)

Not only is the beaded detailing on this rose colored bikini stunning, the underwire top is incredibly supportive and helps creates a flattering silhouette.

Maliluha Bohemian Sunset One-Piece $410.64 (shop.maliluha.com)

With beaded accents and ring detailing at the deep V-neck bust, this baby blue one-piece is anything but ordinary.

Juliet Johnstone Sunflower Sage Bikini $158 (julietjohnstone.com)

Nothing says summer quite like butterflies, and you’ll embody one in this bright and beautiful string bikini set.

Rielli Vienna Rose Bikini $180 (riellibrand.com)

The gold flower accent on this bikini top and bottom provide some interest, while the top is designed to provide support.

De Mafé Swim The Lucia Top $75 and The Nina Bottoms $70 (demafeswim.com)

This strappy triangle-shaped top can be styled a number of different ways, and the string tie cheeky bottoms can be adjusted to your liking.

Memorial Day Yellow/Red Scoop Bikini Set $230 (itsmemorialday.com)

This delicate, hand-made set is both bright and fun and includes a scoop neck top and Brazilian style bottoms.

Karla Colletto x Mytheresea Lucy Lace-Up Swimsuit $435 (mytheresa.com)

An elevated basic one-piece, this suit provides medium coverage with an adorable lace-up front.

GIGI C Megan One Piece $185 (gigicbikinis.com)

Look closely and you’ll notice a textured pattern on this gorgeous one-piece, which features flattering side cut-outs and a plunging neckline.

Fruity Booty Reversible Bikini $103 (fruitybooty.co.uk)

Who doesn’t love two bikinis in one? With this reversible, fully lined option, you get two bright and fun prints for the price of one.

Seashell Bikini Colette Balconette Bikini Top $527.96 and Chantal Black Cheeky Bikini Bottom $108.89 (seashellbikinitalia.com)

Channel The Little Mermaid at the beach with this seashell-lined balconette-style top and matching cheeky bottoms.

Heavy Manners ‘Bain de Soleil’ Ruffled Up Underwire Top $135 and ‘Bain De Soleil’ High Cut Thong Bottoms $107 (heavymanners.com)

With the bright colors and ruffled detail on this bikini top, what’s not to like? Pair with the matching high-waisted thong bottoms for a bold look.

PatBO Twist Tie-Wrap Bikini Top $124 and Twist String Bikini Bottom  $108 (patbo.com)

We love the unique ring detailing on this matching set, as well as the strappy accents on the triangle-shaped top.

Solid and Striped The Veronica $228 (solidandstriped.com)

This one-piece is anything but boring and features both underwire and adjustable straps for extra support up top.

Priscavera Aqua Velour Bikini Top $260 and Bottom $132 (priscavera.com)

This bright pink-and-blue velour set is super soft and provides the perfect pop of color.

Cara O’Bleness


Cara is a trending news writer/editor for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit. A passionate writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience in print and online media, she loves storytelling and believes that words have the power to change the world. Prior to joining the team, Cara worked as a writer and editor across a number of content verticals, including food, lifestyle, health and wellness, and small business and entrepreneurship. In her free time, Cara loves reading, spending time with her family and making her way through Michigan’s many microbreweries. She is a graduate of Michigan State University's School of Journalism.