This Bikini Trend Is Suddenly Dying

As temperatures are rising, so are the occasions to wear swimsuits, and celebrities have been quick to snap photos of their latest looks at the beach and pool. We’ve already highlighted the coolest new swim trends for this year and the swimsuits that are out, and ahead I’m breaking down the styles A-listers are getting behind—aka the most popular celebrity bikini trends in 2019—and the one trend that celebs are notably skipping.

Looking to recent celeb beach outfits, barely there bikinis are being embraced in a huge way. String bikinis and triangle tops are being endorsed by celebs like Bella Hadid and the always photogenic J. Lo. On the other end of the spectrum, we’re seeing celebs like Kylie Jenner and Emily Ratajkowski wearing inventive one-pieces that range from belted swimsuits to styles with cutouts.

The one style we’re not seeing celebrities wear right now? High-waisted bikinis. The silhouette has been hugely popular in the last few years, but now celebrities seem to be shying away from the style. Go on to see the swimsuits the celebrity bikini and one-piece trends they’re wearing instead that are already huge in 2019 and shop pieces to get their looks.

Instead of high-waisted bikinis, celebrities are gravitating toward low-cut styles. We’re seeing a huge uptick in string bikinis and silhouettes that have an early ’00s feel.

Is it just me or does that newspaper print channel Carrie Bradshaw’s iconic dress from Sex and the City?
Hailey Beiber is giving electric shades her stamp of approval.
Ashley Graham’s striped bikini already sold out, but you can still order this similar version from her collection.
French model Tina Kunakey shows exactly how to pull off metallics.
Another vote for metallic bikinis from Olivia Culpo.
Oh hey, Bella Hadid. We see your perfect red string bikini there.

If you opt for one-pieces over bikinis, there are plenty of celebs who are also favoring the swimsuit style. What we’re seeing in 2019 is a range of styles with details that update the standard one-piece, whether it’s a waist-cinching belt or cut-outs.

Remember how I mentioned cut-outs?
Another inventive take on the one-piece.

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