Change It Up: 10 Mix & Match Swimsuit Pieces

Get the most out of your swimwear with these versatile pieces that you can easily swap out.

Red traingle bikini top with a plunging neckline photo

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Plunge V-Neck Top

If you're looking for a classic, flattering bikini top, this one from ASOS needs to be added to your swimsuit collection immediately. It bypasses uncomfortable underwire and complicated clasps with its pull-on style and it features cute cross-back straps. The crimson red color complements all skin tones and matches virtually any type of bottoms. We recommend pairing it with white, navy, or patterned swim bottoms. ($24; asos.com)

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Black and white gingham high-neck bikini top photo

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High-Neck Bikini Top

This bikini top takes comfort to a whole new level with its high neckline and sports-bra-like design. Whether you're swimming laps or perfecting your dive, this is a functional-yet-fashionable top you'll appreciate. The full-coverage front keeps everything secure and in place while the open back gives it added style points. If you're looking to stand out from the crowd pair it with the bright red bottoms below. ($25; oldnavy.com)

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Off-the-shoulder bikini top with blue and white striped pattern photo

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Bandeau Bikini Top

It's no secret that off-the-shoulder bikini tops are rising in popularity, and with this one feminine flair is in full force. Skip the awkward tan lines and add serious style to your ensemble when you pair this printed top with high-waist bottoms and cat-eye sunglasses. It's made with stretchy elastic material to maximize comfort and can even be worn off the beach, too. Just swap your bikini bottoms out for high-waist denim shorts and you'll be rocking a fun and flirty summer outfit. ($275; carbon38.com)

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Black and white polka dot tankini photo

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Polka Dot Tankini

It's time to ditch the itsy-bitsy yellow polka dot bikini and trade it in for this super flattering black and white version instead. It's made with fast-drying, stretchy fabric and features removable straps so you can have full support without the tan lines. Although this top comes with matching black swim shorts, it would also look great with red or pink bottoms to give your look a pop of color. (from $16; amazon.com)

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Light pink one-shoulder bikini top with a tropical print photo

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Ruffle One-Shoulder Bikini Top

When you're shopping for swimsuits after awhile all the bikini tops can begin to look very similar. Shopbop is changing the status quo with this unique, one-shoulder bikini top. If bohemian style and feminine flair were combined to make a bikini top, this would be it. The bold tropical pattern and multicolor print make it easy to mix and match with a variety of swim bottoms. Don't be too surprised when all of your friends ask where you got this top. ($83; shopbop.com)

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Black high-waist bikini bottoms from Gap photo

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High-Waist Bikini Bottoms

High-waist bikini bottoms are some of the most silhouette-enhancing swimwear available, which is why every girl should have a pair in her dresser drawer. Gap carries these figure-flattering, high-waist swim bottoms that can be paired with virtually any kind of top for a chic and effortless look. Stick with the classic black beach look and pair it with a matching top, or mix it up by wearing it with the red v-neck option above. ($40; gap.com)

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Red hipster bikini bottoms from American Eagle photo

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Wide Band Hipster Bikini Bottom

We've all had those string-tie bikini bottoms that pinch and pull in all of the wrong ways. Instead, these bottoms provide full coverage, high style, and all-day comfort. Plus, they're on sale right now for only $14! The wide band sits comfortably on your hips so you can relax and enjoy the rest of the summer or your upcoming beach vacation with confidence. These hip-hugging bottoms are ideal for anyone who enjoys the features of regular bikini bottoms but wants added coverage. They look great with both solid and patterned bikini tops. ($14, usually $20; ae.com)

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Black swim shorts with ties on the sides photo

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Bikini Swim Short

Perfect for water sports and other summer activities, these black swim shorts are a must. They provide full coverage and are made with stretchy, form-fitting material that will allow you to move without feeling constricted. Wear them to your next sand volleyball game and you won't have to worry about readjusting mid-volley. (from $12; walmart.com)

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Light blue bikini bottoms with a floral print photo

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Floral Hipster Bikini Bottom

The best part about mixing and matching different swimsuits is the plethora of options it gives you to play around with different looks. It's easy to buy only solid colors so you can get the most wear out of them, but don't neglect printed pieces to add some spunk to your swimwear. These stylish bikini bottoms have a gorgeous print that will match any solid top you have. Consider wearing a plain white swim top for a SoCal look, or switch to dark green for laid-back island vibes. ($45; urbanoutfitters.com)

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Purple reversible bikini bottoms with a floral print on one side and a solid color on the other photo

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Reversible Bikini Bottom

Get more bang for your buck with a reversible swimsuit bottom. These versatile swim bottoms have a tropical floral print on one side and solid purple fabric on the other. If you have a vacation planned, consider bringing reversible swim pieces so you can enjoy a variety of looks without taking up extra space in your suitcase. Grab the matching top to experiment with different styles. ($72; nordstrom.com)

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