Must-have bikinis for 2013

Bare your best bits this summer in one of these pretty bikinis


A bust-enhancing halter-neck bikini top and low-slung, bum-reducing bottoms mean you can pull off this bold print without worrying about drawing attention to your wobbly bits.

Topshop, Tangerine rose bikini
£16 top; £10 bottoms


A dreamy, palm-tree-decorated bikini ideal for lazy days (and long nights) on an exotic beach.

Tatjana Anika


This zingy, retro-styled bikini will give vintage-loving gals a flatter stomach and great boob lift.

Topshop, Green leaf longline bikini
£34 for set


Curvaceous ladies looking to show off their shape should invest in this bikini created especially to flatter hourglass figures.

Hoola, Candy heart bandeau halter
£55 top; £35 bottoms


A gorgeously classy snake-skin print belies the cheap-as-chips price of this bikini combo.

John Lewis, Python bikini
£20 top; £18 bottoms


Make heads turn in this neon coloured combo – ideal if you're small on top, but sporting a little more at the rear.

& Other Stories
£17 top; £17 bottoms


Asos has come up trumps with this striking festival number – if you're brave enough, wear the top and bottom as you would a pair of shorts and vest top.

ASOS, Leaf print caged bikini
£16 top; £14 bottoms


This two-piece may be costly, but the pretty pattern and inventive shape make it a holiday must-have.

London Boutiques, V-wire tiki spandex bikini


For a cheap cozzie solution, pop into Monki and pick up this cheery Aztec-print bikini.

Monki, Farrah bikini
£12 top; £6 bottoms


Admire the sunset while rocking one across your bust and bum in this totally LA two-piece.

New Look, Tropical digital sunset bandeau
£19.99 top; £9.99 bottoms


If you're conscious about your bust, try this budget bikini top which creates a lovely round scooped neckline – the wide pants sit nicely on the hip too.

& Other Stories
£12 top; £12 bottoms


Update a simple black bikini by ditching the top and replacing with this fun, budget bandeau. Plus – no nasty strap lines!

Monki, Ella top


Buying budget bikini bottoms isn't a problem, but we heartily recommend investing in a boob-shaping top. This Olga Olsson top may be pricey, but you'll look smoking hot for many summers to come.

Olga Olsson, Anna top

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