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25 high-waisted swimsuits that are effortlessly chic and flattering

We found stylish options for every budget — including many that are on sale.
Split image of two Women wearing high-waisted bathing suits
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You may already own a classic one-piece, but why not update your swimwear collection with a flattering high-waisted bathing suit? The two-piece silhouette is a versatile piece that looks great on all shapes and sizes — and fortunately, there's still plenty of time to embrace the style for your upcoming warm weather travels.

We searched the internet to find top-rated and bestselling high-waisted styles that will have you looking and feeling great. From vibrant-colored two-pieces to patterned sets, you can find a flattering swimsuit that will enhance your vacation wardrobe and make your outfits a little brighter.

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Racerback Vintage Two-Piece Bikini

Available in over 40 colors and patterns, this top-rated swimsuit from Amazon is designed for everyone from a size small to 3XL. Plus, it has a full coverage bottom, which is great if you want a more modest style.

Zaful High-Waited Scalloped Bikini Set

Look stunning in this scalloped bikini set from Zaful. Available in over 30 colors and patterns, it also boasts padded cups for wire-free support, moderate coverage and tummy control.

Omkagi Bandeau Bikini

Bring on the summer vibes with this chic bandeau bikini. It has almost 12,000 verified five-star ratings on Amazon, and shoppers say that it is flattering and the material feels "buttery soft."

Adome Tummy Control Bikini Set

Take your bikini to new heights with this tummy control set. Available in 20 vibrant patterns and sizes up to 3XL, Amazon reviewers also love how the ruffled top "holds in the girls" and the bottom offers plenty of coverage in the front and back.

Angerella Slimming Swimsuit

Feel your best in this retro-inspired swimsuit, which comes with a ruched tummy-control bottom and a vibrant orange halter top.

Plus-Size High-Waisted Tummy Control Swimsuit

Looking for a swimsuit that has built-in shapewear? This tummy-control style has a high elastic waist and a tie sash to provide a slimming look.

Cupshe Crisscross Adjustable Strap Bikini

This Cupshe two-piecer features a high-waist bottom and a padded top. While you can go with classic black, you can also opt for a vibrant shade like green, pink and yellow.

Two-Piece Crochet Lace High Waist

Change up your swimsuit collection with this unique find from Amazon. It has a detailed crochet pattern and lace cutouts for a trendy and vintage look.

Color Block Wrap Bikini Set

This wrap-style bikini comes in two bold color blocks, including this mod black and white. The full-coverage brief bottom and keyhole back complete the look.

Bdcoco High-Waist Bikini Set

Spice up your summer with this stylish, top-rated two-piece suit. In addition to the intricate designs, it has cute tassels that add a unique component to the look.

Blooming Jelly High-Waisted Bikini Set

This fun and trendy suit comes in 26 patterns and colors — meaning you could stock up for nearly every day of the month. It's also made with a spandex-polyester-blend material that is soft and quick-drying.

Summersalt The Sidestroke Bikini Top

Summersalt The High Leg Mid Rise Bikini Bottom

Make a statement on your next vacation with this bold pink bathing suit from Summersalt. The set comes with a one-shoulder style and a flirty bottom that offers plenty of coverage.

Sundazed Gianna Printed Midline Bikini Top & High-Waisted Bottoms

Match the ocean waves with this tie-dye-inspired print from Sundazed. The high-waisted bottoms and top give retro vibes while enhancing your figure with the leg-elongating cut.

High-rise bikini bottoms to shop

Old Navy High-Waisted Classic Bikini Swim Bottoms

A pair of plain black swim bottoms is a must-have in every beach wardrobe. You can easily keep the look monochromatic or switch it up with a patterned top and funky cover-up.

Aerie Shine Pique High-Waisted Crossover Bikini Bottom

This bikini bottom brings Aerie's popular crossover style to the beach in a bright pop of shimmery color. The brand says it provides full coverage and it comes in three colors.

Aerie Jacquard Banded High Cut Cheeky Bikini Bottom

Look effortlessly chic with this tummy control bottom featuring a classic jacquard print. The timeless style will match your black and white tops during your next cruise trip.

Venus Sustainable High-Waist Bottoms

This Venus swimsuit bottom isn't just boho chic with its sash tie and cool print — it's eco-friendly, too! The fabric is a sustainable blend of spandex and polyester derived from recycled plastic bottles. This option also comes in plus-sizes up to 22.

Loft Beach Orange Harvest High Waist Bikini Bottom

This fruit-filled print will inspire images of summers spent on the coast of Italy. You'll probably want to size up in these for the most comfortable fit, as the brand says they run small.

The High Leg High-Rise Bottom

Described as the perfect high-rise bottoms for mixing and matching by Summersalt shoppers, this pick is sold in eight fabulous patterns and sizes up to 22. One reviewer even said they offer "the perfect rise without looking too 'granny'."

Athleta Keys Daybreak Tie Bikini Bottom

Alicia Keys' collection with Athleta is full of stunning pieces, including this colorblocked tie-front bikini bottom. The brand says it's suitable for everything from swimming to water sports and its made with recycled fabric.

Duluth Trading Co. AKHG Lost Lake 3-Inch Swim Shorts

This one is ideal for the surfers and athletic women that need extra support while doing water sports. The brand sys it has UPF 50+ protection built into the fabric and it even has a waistband pocket for you to hold small items like keys.

Sea Level High Waist Gathered Swim Bottoms

These bottoms are made of recycled material and have a fun ruched detail on the side. Plus, it offers moderated coverage for your poolside gatherings and family reunions.

Terez Banded High-Waisted Bikini Bottom

Embrace the retro vibe with this checkered-print bikini bottom that's bordered by a brightly-colored waistline. It's made with a nylon-spandex blend and is soft to the touch, according to the brand.

Watertex High-Rise Bottom

From the brand that brought you Sheertex, the rip-resistant tights, comes Watertex which is — you guessed it — water-resistant swimwear. According to the brand, it's non-absorbent due to their patent-pending knit fabric. While it's still in the pre-order period, the website says orders will start shipping at the end of May — which is just next week!