How To Style Your One-Piece As A Bodysuit

When you finally find the perfect one-piece, it doesn’t necessarily get all the wear you want! Going to the beach for a couple of days or an afternoon at the pool might not feel like you’re showing off the suit as much as you’d like! A bodysuit is a fun, flirty, and fashionable outfit choice, and luckily for us, the one-piece bathing suits we already own can easily become a streetwear look. With everything that a bodysuit offers, a one-piece is your secret to style success that you didn’t even know you already had. Bodysuits are versatile and can be worn for many different occasions and events. Take your summer style to the next step with these tips on how to style your one-piece as a bodysuit!

Under Shorts Or A Skirt

To incorporate your swimsuit into the rest of your wardrobe, you'll need to decide what to pair it with. For long, hot summer days, wear it under shorts or a women's skirt for whichever look you desire. Your one-piece will look great with high-waisted bottoms, whether it’s shorts, skirts, or pants. Match the pattern of your swimsuit with whatever amount of dressy you’re comfortable with. A swimsuit under a skirt could become a party outfit, a date look, or a comfortable choice for a night out on the town! It’s a versatile choice that will match pretty much whatever you want it to. Try out a couple options to see what feels right for you and rock your bodysuit-inspired look all season long.

Long Pants For Cooler Weather

Similar to shorts and skirts, pair your swimsuit/bodysuit with long pants for cooler evenings and rainy days. Get all the style of a bodysuit from your one-piece. Never thought your swimsuit could be a night-out look? Now it can! Women's jeans, khakis, slacks, or dress pants will all work great, depending on your occasion and how fancy you need to dress. You’ll be surprised how comfortable and chic this look is! It’s versatile enough to be worn in the day and then easily accessorized to transition to a night look. Wear your long pants over your swimsuit, and it’ll transform into a cute tucked-in top style perfect for cooler evenings and nights out when you’re a little chillier.

Under A Suit

There’s nothing like a great power suit to make you look and feel like a business boss. When you want a head-to-toe fully styled look, wear your swimsuit underneath your dress or suit pants. Whatever your suit pieces look like, pair a matching jacket over pants and your swimsuit to give yourself a full suit look that’s stylish and comfortable. It might sound a little weird, but your swimwear can be dressed up to fit whatever your elegant occasion may be! Weddings, work meetings, and fancier events are all perfect opportunities to wear a bodysuit under a pants suit. This look is a classic, as it’s comfortable, chic, and wearable, as layers allow for wear in all weather. Let your swimsuit meet your power suit for a perfectly crafted look that leaves you looking and feeling great no matter where you’re headed!


When you wear your one-piece as a bodysuit, you get the opportunity to fully style yourself in such a way you wouldn’t get to at the beach or pool! Jewelry doesn’t mix well with water, so wearing your swimsuit on dry land will give you the perfect excuse to accessorize to your heart’s delight. Earrings, necklaces, bracelets, scarves—the options are endless, and you’ll have fun seeing what works best with the swimsuit you’re styling. Going out on the town for a fancy event? Match your one-piece bodysuit with your favorite heels. Or, for a more laid-back vibe, pair with sandals, flip-flops, flats, or whatever casual footwear you like. Sneakers or tennis shoes will give you a fun, sporty vibe, while wedges bring a fun boho-chic touch. Nothing takes a look to the next level better than its accessories, so don’t be afraid to experiment with style. You’ll have a fully-styled outfit you love in no time that shows off your moxie and personality.

This summer, get more out of your swimsuit! Go beyond wearing your bathing suit for actual water play and give yourself a style boost with one of these outfits. Use your one-piece as a base to craft looks you can wear anywhere, no matter the occasion. From comfortable and casual to chic and dressy, your swimsuit can be styled to take your outfit to the next level. Go through your swimwear and give new life to your old suits! You’ll look and feel great all year long.


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