If you've stumbled across a photo (as in, an actual hard-copy photo) of your mother or grandmother at the beach decades ago, they're likely wearing a high-cut swimsuit. Along with power shoulders and tiny sunglasses returning from the '80s and '90s is a throwback swim trend: The high-cut one-piece, originally pioneered by designers like Norma Kamali and more recently popularized by brands like Sidway and Mara Hoffman, is one of the most ubiquitous styles this summer.
Of course, there are varying degrees of how high-cut you're willing to go, but with both one and two-piece options, there's one out there for everyone. And if plunging necklines or string-bikinis aren't quite your thing, this may be the perfect new way to show a sexy bit of skin all season long. Ahead, we've rounded up some of our favorite takes on this legs-for-days summer must-have.
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