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2016 Swimwear Trends

It’s about time! Spring is officially here and summer is just around the corner, so it’s time to start building a strong swimwear wardrobe! It’s always a good idea to be stylishly prepared for pool parties and beach days, and when you shop at Max you can have a new look every weekend! To get you even more excited about the swimsuit season, we’ve put together a list of our favorite trending styles to suit (get it? suit?) every shape and fashion! All available at Max ;) 
 
The Classic String Bikini 
 
Get this classic bikini cut in trendy prints like this adorable pastel diamond pattern! One of the benefits of string bikinis, in addition to minimal tan lines from a long day at the beach, is that you can adjust each strap to fit your unique figure! String bikinis are a swimwear closet staple.
 
 
 
Just Add Ruffles! 
 
Swimsuit ruffles are a craze!  We love their flirty femininity and the subtle movements of ruffled lycra. Ruffled suits come in many styles, and the one below we think is especially cute! Ruffles can give the effect of curves where you want them the most, and can also distract from areas you may not be so confident with. Would you try this trend?
 
 
 
The Body Suit
 
Worried about tanning but still want to have fun in the sun? The body suit is your best friend. Run, swim, and move freely without a care in the world! Max’s body suits come in trendy prints, Head in to Max today to get your taste of flexibility and freedom, and get excited to flaunt your new summer swimwear!
 
 
 
Jewel Tones 
 
The jewel tone trend from fall /winter has spilled over into  spring and summer! We’re seeing a lot of these colors in swimwear this season that are sure to make you beam with elegance and class. Rich shades of amethyst, sapphire, lapis azul, emerald, and ruby are drenching the looks of 2016 with their regal aura, and are ready to compliment your imminent summer glow!
 
 
 
The Monokini 
 
Dare to be different with this playful twist on conventional swimwear! The modern version of the monokini comes in a variety of colors and prints so that you can choose which style most flatters your shape and, as always, flaunt your unique style. Choose from bikinis turned into one-pieces and one-pieces with strategic cut-outs, and experiment with colors and prints! You’ll never look “blah” at the beach when you shop at Max!
 
 
 
Minimal One-Pieces
 
If monokinis aren’t really your style, check this out: this season one-piece swimsuits are making a comeback! Embrace retro 1950s vibes and achieve a clean, natural look with a classy feminine silhouette. One-pieces are also practical- just throw on sandals and a pair of shorts or a skirt and you’re ready to grab lunch!
 
 
 
The Gradient Kaftan
 
Kaftans are the cutest AND most practical way to cover up poolside or at the beach. They’re pretty, flowy, pullover dresses that keep you cool and free! This embellished kaftan with peachy pink gradient colors ticks all the boxes- bright, colorful, soft, airy, and a touch of elegance.
 
 
 
The Fringed Kimono
 
There are plenty of ways to cover up at the beach, and the fringed kimono is definitely one of our favorites! They’re a little bohemian and just the right amount of cute! Use yours to cover up when the sun is getting a bit too toasty, or throw it on when you want to head over to the pool club to order lunch- so much better than having to squeeze into soggy shorts when you’re wearing a wet bikini. Fringed kimonos for the win!
 
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We hope this was helpful! Don’t forget to head into your nearest Max store today and find your new favorite swimwear and sunny weather accessories! Shop Online here.
 
Don’t forget to follow Max on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for more warm weather style inspiration, and if you think your Max outfit is on point, use our hashtag, #MaxFashionMENA, to share your styling skills. 
 
This summer remember to stay hydrated, stay stylish, and stay YOU.