Southern Belle in Training

Fashion, Travel & Lifestyle Blog || Est. 2012 || Virginia Beach, VA

May 15, 2014

Summer 2014 Swimwear Loves.

     One of my favorite parts of summer the fact that it's bathing suit weather! I love both shopping for swimwear and wearing swimwear. I'm the type of girl who loves to both lounge out on the beach and who also loves getting into the water! (Even in the frigid Maine ocean.... on hot days at least. ;-) ) I wanted to share some of the swimsuits that I have been lusting over for Summer 2014.

     Lilly Pulitzer Peachie Convertible Bandeau Bikini (Top $78, Bottom $68)

     This is my all-time favorite bathing suit right now! I am in love with the bright colors, the fun starfish print (I've always been more of a starfish girl over lobsters or other sea creatures), and the bandeau style. And of course the fact that it's Lilly! It's definitely out of my budget, but I can dream!

     J. Crew Blue Paisley Underwire Tank One-Piece (Currently on sale for $79)

     I love that one-pieces are becoming fashionable again! I find them to be very practical for days that I want to wade or swim in the ocean, or for situations when extra modesty is necessary. This one-piece suit from J. Crew is adorable! I love to pretty blue paisley print, and the cut of it is very flattering.

     Victoria's Secret Beach Sexy Fabulous Push-Up Top and Double String Bottom (Top $44.50, Bottom $18.50)

     Usually I'm more a fan of printed swimsuits in bold colors, but there is something so classic about a little black swimsuit, and I love this one from Victoria's Secret! It's simple but bold at the same time, and I love the hint of ruffles on the top! VS is one of my favorite places to buy bathing suits from. Their bikinis are a bit expensive, but they last well and they have such a great selection of styles, sizes and colors to choose from!

     Forever 21 Paisley Keyhole Bikini (Top $14.80, Bottom $10.80)

     Forever 21 is always a great place to find affordable swimwear at. I can't vouch for how great the quality always be, but if you're just looking for cute suits to lie out in the sun in then their bathing suits might be perfect for you!! This one really caught my eye, I loved the style of the top- very unique, and I liked how it provides a bit more coverage then a normal bikini top. It has such a fun print as well!

     Target is probably my all-time favorite place to shop for swimwear at. I got one of my favorite bathing suits from my Spring Break trip to the Dominican Republic there! The reason that I didn't include any swimsuits from Target in this blog post is because I've never been crazy about their website's selection of bathing suits! I much prefer the in-store selection. But anyways, here's the suit that I wore in the DR a couple months ago from Target:

     Where are some of your favorite places to shop for bathing suits at?

     xoxo Miss ALK



  1. LOVE LOVE LOVE that LP suit! The starfish on the bandeau is so precious!

  2. Target is my favorite place to shop (I recently bought three from Target, whoops). But I love looking at all the ones I can't afford on Modcloth xD

  3. AWESOME pics!! This is getting me ready for summer :) I especially love the first Lily one! Hope you're having a great start to summer!

    xo, gina

  4. Love the Lilly and i looove your Target one too! Hot bod girl! You look fantastic! :)

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  6. Love all these swimsuits and of course the Lilly She She Shells swimsuit is adorable! Great post!


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