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The Best Places to Buy Swimsuits Online

I can honestly say that swimsuits are my least favorite things to shop for.

And I know I’m not alone. As soon as that warm weather starts setting in, so does that awkward dressing room dread.

Especially for those of us who need more inclusive sizing options, sometimes swimsuit shopping isn’t always the easiest. And trying to find something unique? Forget about it.

That’s why so many women are turning to online shopping before hitting the pool. Online retailers offer plenty of options and inclusive sizing — plus, you can usually find something that no one else will have.

To be fair, trying to find the right swimsuit online can be a little… nerve-wracking at best. So to help you out this season, here’s a roundup of the best online shops to find your next swimsuit!


You already know you can buy just about anything on Amazon — even live plants — so it should be no surprise that you can score affordable swimsuits on the site, too. You can find plenty of attractive options at budget-friendly prices. Just be sure to check out the reviews to see what other shoppers say about the fit and quality.

The real kicker here is that you can take advantage of Amazon’s free two-day shipping with Amazon Prime. That means you can still get a swimsuit delivered in time, even if you waited until the last minute.


Regardless of what you’re looking for, Target probably has it. From on-trend, colorful bikinis to maternity one-pieces and coverups, they’ve got something for every body. Plus, this retailer is wallet-friendly.

Target’s true upper hand over other retailers? Physical stores are everywhere. That means that you have the added benefit of easily returning swimsuits in-store.


If you’re looking for something that has that retro, luxe vibe, look no further than ModCloth. You’ll find plenty of quirky, vintage-inspired swimsuits that will complement all kinds of body types.

They have the high-waisted bikini bottoms and sweetheart tops you want, in a wide variety of patterns, colors, and sizes.

Swimsuits for All

The name says it all. This online retailer specializes in swimwear of all styles, in sizes fit for all kinds of body types. Whether you’re shopping for a trendy bikini or a timeless one-piece, underwire or molded cups, they’ve got you covered — in sizes 4 to 34.


Although a little bit pricier than some other options, they tend to offer a lot of plus sized options that you won’t be able to find anywhere else. I’m talking about galaxy-inspired one-pieces, Little Mermaid bikinis, and Harry Potter-themed cover-ups.

Nordstrom Rack

If you love designer brands, but not their prices, Nordstrom Rack is the place for you. This mecca for fashion lovers won’t disappoint in the swimwear department. You’ll find higher-end names at deep discounts.

Much like Target, this retailer has the added benefit of in-store returns. In fact, you can return items at both Nordstrom and Nordstrom rack locations.

Forever 21

This fast fashion retailer is known for inexpensive clothing, and it’s no different when it comes to swimwear. This site offers tons of trendy swimwear. In fact, they’ve got so many options that you’ll find it hard to pick just one. Good thing they’re super affordable!

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