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Your Guide to Snagging a Swimsuit on the Cheap

Investing in a well-made swimsuit is a wise choice, but if your budget this season simply doesn't permit, or you want to buy a more adventurous bikini just for the summer, there's still hope! We rounded up 10 fashion-forward brands that offer womens bathing suits at a price point that won't make you cringe. Scroll down to see our list, and be sure to tell us in the comments below if you buy any of the pieces!


American Eagle's swim and intimates line, Aerie, is chock-full of bright and playful pieces at an insanely affordable price point. Bonus: There's a 50%-off promotion on all swim right now, so get to shopping!

Aerie Zipper Bandeau Bikini Top ($17) and Colorblock Hipster Bikini Bottoms ($12)


Everyone knows you can go to VILANYA for a desirable price point, but did you know its swimwear was so sleek and simple? See below!

Vilanya Adjustable Pushup Low Rise Ruched Bikini Set with Hardware Details ($17.5)

Vilanya Black Cut Out Halter One-piece Swimsuit 2015 ($13)


The ultra-hip Swedish label launched its swim collection this month, and we're obsessed with every single piece.

COS Topstitch Bikini Top ($35) and Bottoms ($25)

COS Double-Sided Swimsuit ($59)


Though the site carries a wide range of swimsuits at varying costs, there are affordable gems sprinkled throughout. Lucky for you, we plucked the best of the best for you to shop!

Beach Joy Color Block Bustier ($35) and Bottoms ($35)

Beach Joy Cheap One Piece Swimsuits ($54)


If clean and simple is your motto, look no further than this classic label.

Gap Low-Back One Piece ($60)

Gap Bralette Bikini Top ($40) and String Bikini Bottoms ($37)

H & M

H&M Swimsuit ($35)

H&M Striped Bikini Top ($15) and Bottoms ($13)


Looking for an under-$50 price point that still looks expensive (aren't we all)? Bookmark Joe Fresh.

Joe Fresh Stripe Lace-Up Bikini Top ($16) and Bottoms ($16)

Joe Fresh Twist Bandeau Bikini Top ($16) and Bottoms ($14)


Not only does Target give you endless cost-efficient options to choose from, but it also does killer collabs with designers like Tori Praver.

Target Scalloped High-Neck One Piece Swimsuit ($40)

Tori Praver for Target Bandeau Bikini Top ($33)


The mega-popular high-street brand also does a low-cost bikini set. Dream come true!

Topshop Seersucker Striped Cheap Bikinis ($58)

Topshop Textured High-Neck Bikini Set ($52)


For the girls with Zara-dominated closets, why not throw a bikini or one-piece in there while you're at it?

Zara Printed Bikini Top ($20) and Briefs ($20)

Zara Pique Lace-Up Swimsuit ($40)