The fact that Beyoncé was wearing a crystal bikini on the “Renaissance” album cover was already a hint.
The thongkini, or the thong bikini, is a low-coverage hip and butt swimsuit with a triangle-shaped bottom that is reminiscent of a bodybuilder’s uniform. The revealing style was created by designer Rudi Gernreich in the 1970s, and it appeared on many high-fashion runways in the 1980s and 1990s. It has since enjoyed a renaissance.
The main idea behind the thongkini is to enable individuals to flaunt their self-assurance without being constrained by the restrictions of the traditional, fully-covered bikini bottom. If you’re one who wouldn’t feel confident donning this swimsuit, then you should know that some swimwear experts recently accepted thongkinis without reservation.
In Turks & Caicos, Kim and Khloé Kardashian wore black thongs from their own businesses, Skims and Good American. On numerous vacations, Simone Biles adopted the vogue, most memorably donning a neon-green thongkini while celebrating her fiancé Jonathan Owens’ birthday. The sensuous silhouette has also captured attention, solidifying its position as the season’s top look. If the eye-catching appearance appeals to you, scroll down to see the best celebrity interpretations of the style – and what thongs you’ll need to buy.
While she has always had a flair for the dramatic and seductive, this getaway look takes glamour to a whole new level. In the Bahamas, Lori Harvey is enjoying a luxurious lifestyle, and she has been gracious enough to let us tag along. The model, who is also the founder of Skn by LH, is providing glances at the magnificent – to say nothing of opulent – wardrobe she packed for the vacation in between celebrating her dad’s birthday, swimming with sharks, and relaxing on that exquisite yacht. Lori wore an enormous pink Seyit Ares blouse with a vintage patterned Dior swimsuit from Spring 2003. She added a cowboy hat and several matching gold accessories to complete her beach-ready ensemble.
The swimsuit slayer should be Lizzo’s new moniker. The singer hasn’t missed a chance to show off her ample curves in a hot two-piece. She has actually rocked just about every style of bikini you can imagine, and she has always looked amazing. It is clear that Lizzo has never encountered a swimsuit that she didn’t like. It is even more evident that she has declared this summer to be for bikini girls. The honoured artist has donned everything from thongs to cuts. Now, Lizzo is embracing the new trend.
Lizzo proudly posed, while on vacation, in a gold dress with a crisscross strap and a tie at the waist. In a two-piece blue swimsuit with a nature-inspired fabric, Lizzo made a statement, embracing both the string bikini and thong-bottom trends at once.
Not your typical swimsuit. The creator of SKIMS teased her newest swimsuit line on Instagram while sporting a futuristic-looking, ultra-shiny silver metallic string bikini. Kim wore the two-piece, aluminium foil-like swimsuit with matching silver Balenciaga statement sunglasses in a mirror photo she posted to her grid. She had barely any makeup on and wore her platinum blonde hair in a low ponytail with a middle part. The Skims Metallic Swim Triangle Top and Bottom are a fan favourite and have ties at the neck and waist for a customizable fit.
Simone Biles has unrivalled flair. Whether she is competing in a crystal-studded GOAT leotard or wearing palazzo trousers by Christopher John Rogers, one thing is for sure – she loves to dress in bold colours. Not just for outerwear, but also with regard to swimwear. As seen by her vacation photos in Turks and Caicos for her birthday, Simone Biles has a drawer full of bathing suits. The Olympian uploaded a picture to Instagram wearing a neon green thongkini and matching bucket hat with the caption, “wear your greens kids.”
Her tie-dye swimsuit is just as envy-inspiring as her sun-kissed skin, which may be the best way to boast about being on vacation. Hailey nailed the model-off-duty look while travelling to an unidentified destination wearing a tie-dyed bikini from Tropic of C. She completed the ensemble with a beaded choker, Balenciaga B Chain earrings, and crisscrossed body jewellery. Even though the bucket hat’s creamy colour was a clear nod to the 1990s, Jacquemus updated it with some texture and a subtly placed logo.
Even JLo’s keeping up with the trend. The singer emulated the 1980s in an at-home mirror selfie while wearing a sporty white one-piece by Heart of Sun with a high-cut thong bottom, a plunging neckline, and waist cutouts. The singer shared a photo on Instagram of herself relaxing at home in a white one-piece swimsuit while tagging her beauty line and using the phrase “#SelfcareSunday.” Her Heart of Sun swimsuit, with its high-leg silhouette and plunging choker, was undoubtedly striking. She accessorized her bikini with a set of thin hoop earrings and a matching white belt that she wore around her waist. Now, that’s definitely some me time on a Sunday.
Chloë soaks up the sun while donning a Kimora’s Kloset baby blue crochet bikini. The “Deep Sea” swimsuit featured a halter-style crisscross crochet bra top and high-waisted trousers that matched. Over the solid-coloured bathing suit bottom, the singer wore a midi crochet skirt that served as a sort of transparent cover-up. Chloë created a two-piece knit swimsuit that blended the crochet and thongkini themes, which she wore with a cover-up.
Our High School Musical sweetheart is also donning this trendy garment.
You’ll adore having this Hunza G Xandra Bikini in your closet, whether you’re sunbathing on the beach or wearing a low-rise pant to brunch. Hudgens effortlessly nails the Barbiecore look while wearing the hot-pink Xandra Bikini from Hunza G. While on vacation in Italy, the actress posed in a hot pink bathing suit that she had chosen for a boat day. Each two-piece combination includes thong bottoms that she wore high on the hips and a bra top with an angular square neckline. The British swimsuit brand rose to reputation in the 1980s for developing this kind of fabric, and ever since, it has continued to offer breezy beach styles.
If these stars can rock thongkinis, we’re sure you can too. Get yourselves some amazing thongkinis and hop on this trend now!
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