Swimwear trends 2020: looks you will love

Bronwyn Griffiths

By Bronwyn Griffiths

Posted on 12th December 2019

Swimwear trends 2020 Every July, the hottest swimwear brands gather in Florida for Miami Swim Week - a showcase of the freshest bikinis, swim shorts and one-pieces for next season. So if you're wondering what sizzling swimwear trends 2020 has in store for you, this is the place to look to for inspiration. In fact, we're already starting to see some of these swimwear trends popping up in stores and can't wait to pack these beauties for TYW in 2020!

Release your wild animal

Whether you're on the prowl for the perfect leopard-print bikini or zebra swim shorts, animal prints will be going wild poolside next year. Whether you opt for neutral or neon, don't be afraid to be a little beastly. PrettyLittleThing Leopard Mix & Match High Waisted High Leg Bikini: US | UK ASOS DESIGN co-ord swim short in neon zebra super short length: US | UK •  ASOS DESIGN cut out long sleeve one-shoulder swimsuit in dusky mink snake: US | UK

Beach rave repeat

2020 is all about swimwear that will take you from the beach to the dancefloor. Think shiny and sparkly designs that you could easily shimmer through the waves or shake your booty at a festival in. Whether you're disco diva or an EDM animal, there is a perfect piece to party in. PrettyLittleThing Mocha Strapless Gold Diamante Waist Swimsuit: US | UK ASOS DESIGN swim shorts in shiny iridescent fabric with black and white drawcord short length: US | UK Sian Marie The Muna One Piece Gold Hologram: International

Asymmetric summer vibes

Ladies, get ready to work that one-shoulder look next year as bikinis and one-pieces come with strap to the side. This is a big trend for 2020, so grab an asymmetric swimsuit for your Caribbean adventures in the winter then rock it all through summer too. Speedo x House of Holland Monogram Turn Back Swimsuit: US | UK PrettyLittleThing Tropical Leopard Ring One Shoulder Swimsuit: US | UK •  PrettyLittleThing Pink Vinyl Key Hole One Shoulder Bikini: US | UK

Get all groovy

Whether you're after 60s or 90s vibes, tie-dye is back in a big way in 2020. Add some psychedelic energy to your swimwear and create your very own Summer of Love with these trippy designs.   PrettyLittleThing Tie-Dye Scoop Neck Tie Front Bikini length: US | UK  •  ASOS DESIGN swim shorts in white tie-dye and contrast drawcord in short length: US | UK •  ASOS DESIGN fuller bust mix and match halter plunge bikini top in neon tie-dye: US | UK

Black and white-hot

If you're looking for a stand-out classic amongst the sea of neon and bold prints in 2020, try this monochrome trend. Whether you're after pretty patterns in black and white or simply a super-minimalist look, you'll find some two-tone swimwear to suit your style. Seafolly one-shoulder swimsuit in black and white colour block: US | UK  •  BoohooMan Original Man Runner Swim Short: US | UK  •  Speedo Aurasheen Printed One Piece: UK

It's a cover-up

Worried about catching too many rays ladies? Add some sleeves to your swimwear and protect your shoulders from the sunshine. Pair it with a high-leg bikini bottom for the perfect cover/reveal mix and you'll never need to worry about missing that tricky suncream spot on your back. PrettyLittleThing Pink High Neck Long Sleeve Bikini: US | UK  •  Speedo x House of Holland Bright Cheetah Stripe Rash Top bikini: US | UK  •   Prettylittlething Multi-Geo Underwired Long Sleeve Bikini: US | UK

Orange is the new black

Whether you're after soft sherbets, cool corals or seriously juicy neons, orange is everywhere in 2020. It's one of the ripest swimwear trends around, with a shade to suit everyone's colour palette. Seafolly Active ring front swimsuit in orange: US | UK  •  ASOS DESIGN swim shorts in washed orange seersucker in short length: US | UK  •  South Beach Curve Exclusive ribbed triangle bikini top in neon orange: US | UK

On high alert

Vibrant colours continue to pack a punch in the sunshine with neon still a major trend for 2020. Be bold and let yourself shine in some eye-catching swimwear, from Croatia to the Caribbean. BoohooMan Signature Swim Short: US | UK  •  ASOS DESIGN v plunge t-shirt bikini top in shiny neon pink: US | UK  •  PrettyLittleThing Light Lime Plunge Belted Swimsuit: US | UK

Tropical fruits and flirty florals

Palm leaf lovers, you'll be happy to hear that all the tropical, fruity and floral prints are still very much on-trend next year. So if you're joining us for TYW, then you can get yourself some swimwear to go with your Tropical Retro Party look. Why not just be tropical all week? PrettyLittleThing Pink Pomegranate Double Strap One Shoulder Swimsuit: US | UK  •  Speedo Vintage Paradise 16" Watershort: UK  •  Missguided orange tropical print one shoulder cut out swimsuit: US | UK 

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