The One Piece

Old Navy dress // Old Navy straw tote //  Splendid Malibu stripe one piece c/o Swimspot // J.Crew panama hat // J.Crew sandals // Target towel

Photos by Christine Sargologos

If you would have asked me a couple years ago if I would wear a one piece swimsuit, I would have said no without hesitation. I never wanted to believe it (especially when your parents say, “oh, I wore that as a teenager.’”) but I think certain styles and trends from the past do make a comeback. We’re definitely seeing old styles reinvented, but in a modern way. Think Birkenstocks, Levis cut-offs, sneakers, and even swimwear. I’m so glad I’ve ventured out and tried different swimwear styles because I actually like them and find them more wearable and comfortable. I tried my first high waisted bikini last year (which is my ultimate fav) and went retro with this one piece Splendid suit for summer. One pieces can be tricky, but I love how this one is broken up with stripes, solids, and the neon band right above the waist.

I love a good bikini, but the one piece is stylish and comfortable as well. Plus, it’s a great way to enjoy the beach or the pool even if you’re not quite in tip top bikini shape!



  1. May 28, 2014 / 12:38 pm

    LOVE this one-piece, the neon strip is just perfect!

    awesome photos too, love how you’ve styled it all :)

    Katie x

  2. May 28, 2014 / 5:34 pm

    You’re rockin’ that once piece girl. It looks amazing on you. Gorgeous photos too. XO

  3. Doan
    May 31, 2014 / 7:59 pm

    Cute swimsuit! Are those Rayban aviators?

    • Crystalin
      June 1, 2014 / 2:01 pm

      They are not. They’re from either 80’s purple of amazon (i can’t remember). Only like $10

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