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Top 10 Bathing Suits For Girls

Make Sure Your Little Girl Is Ready For Summer Fun With One Of These Top-Rated Swimsuits

Make Sure Your Little Girl Is Ready For Summer Fun With One Of These Top-Rated Swimsuits

It’s bathing suit season! (If it’s not warm in your area yet, it will be very very shortly, we promise!) And your daughter, niece, and/or granddaughter most likely outgrew her bathing suits from last year, either in style or in fit. So now is the perfect time to stock up on THE summer essential for her. Is she loving one-pieces, two-pieces, or tankinis this season? Our data-driven algorithm scoured the web and found all of the above in this season’s Top 10 bathing suits for girls. The list features the best affordable, adorable, and age-appropriate choices that can be comfortably worn both on land and at sea. Cute patterns reign supreme on these swimsuits, many of which feature UPF 50+ fabric for ultimate sun protection all day. Whether you plan on hitting the beach, checking out the lake, or enjoying your backyard sprinkler, the girls in your life will be ready to play and swim in these cute and stylish bathing suits. Opening image: bodenusa.com

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May 2, 2019

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Old Navy Printed Cut-Out Back Swimsuit
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Old Navy Printed Cut-Out Back Swimsuit

WHY YOU NEED IT: The next best thing to having a mermaid tail is wearing this mermaid bathing suit.

LOVED FOR: Moms love the modest cut and girls love the cute details of this strappy back one-piece swimsuit.

Crewcuts By J.Crew Audrey Tie Dye Rashguard Swimsuit

BEST FOR: Surfing and boogie boarding

ABOUT THE BRAND: Just for kids, “crewcuts is colorful, personality-packed J.Crew style…The brand features pint-sized versions of J.Crew's greatest hits—from supersoft chambray shirts and broken-in graphic tees to chinos in every color of the rainbow—plus sweet pieces designed especially for boys and girls. Mix and match these styles to create prep-perfect looks for the whole family.”

Boden Stripy Long-Sleeved Swimsuit

WHY YOU NEED IT: For the adventurous, surf-loving kid, this UPF 50+ long-sleeved swimsuit will keep her warm in chilly water, protected from the sun’s harmful rays, and will stay put while she catches all those waves.

USERS SAID: “The colours are great and [my daughter] looks really good in it. I would not change anything about it. A lovely swimsuit that will come in handy on cooler beach days.”

Carters Two-Piece Swimsuit

WEAR TO WHERE: Check the hours to your nearest water park or splash pad and be the first in line!

STYLE WITH: Don’t forget every summer adventure needs the right gear, keep your kiddo ahead of the curve with a cute pair of sandals to match this two-piece swimsuit.

Old Navy Printed Ruffled Swimsuit

LOVED FOR: Users love the cute gingham print, how well the suit fits, and the perfect amount of coverage, especially for tweens.

WHAT IT DOES: A V-neck with an asymmetrical ruffle trim adds personality to this standout UPF 50+ swimsuit.

OshKosh B'Gosh One-Piece Swimsuit

BEST FOR: A girl who loves flamingos

HELPFUL TIP: Unlike many swimsuits, this one-piece can be machine washed!

Old Navy Peplum-Hem Tankini Swim Set

BEST FOR: A middle ground between a one-piece and two-piece

WHAT IT DOES: Double straps cross in the back to keep the top in place and the ruffled peplum adds a bit of flair to this adorable tankini.

Kanu Surf Jasmine Beach Sport Halter Swimsuit

WHY YOU NEED IT: This UPF 50+ one-piece is perfect for anything a summer day can throw at it—from hanging out in the sun to playing water sports, this will be your child’s favorite swimsuit this season.

STYLE WITH: Pick up a convenient and travel-friendly sunscreen stick that’ll protect the whole family, without the slippery or sticky mess.

Old Navy Side-Cutout Swimsuit

USERS SAID: “Both my daughters loved this bathing suit when they saw it. They love the colors and print and even more they loved the cutouts on the sides. Easy to put on!”

WHERE TO WEAR: This is the perfect bathing suit for pool parties from now through September and comes in a variety of awesome designs!

HowJoJo One Shoulder Ruffle Swimsuit

BEST FOR: Style and sun protection

LOVED FOR: Moms love the adjustable straps and affordable price point, while daughters adore the bright colors and fun pattern of this UPF 50+ swimsuit.

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