By Jen Lyons
Add it to the packing list: Bright new swimsuits for the whole gang.
Marysia’s Palm Springs scalloped swimsuit easily transforms from beachwear to resortwear, saving you precious suitcase space. Simply layer on a skirt or pants, and you’ll be ready for an après-swim cocktail at your favorite beachside café. $365, net-a-porter.com.
The travel-inspired prints on Boardies’ mid-length swim shorts are custom-created by a cadre of graphic designers, artists, and illustrators from around the world. They’re not too short, not too long, and feature soft-to-the-touch quick-dry fiber for all-day comfort. Multiple prints. $66, boardiesapparel.com.
Bold and bright, Boden’s boys surf shorts are the perfect pair of trunks for your budding beachcomber. With a comfy elastic waistband, creative patches and patterns, and a rear pocket for storing shells and other treasures, he’s ready for fun in the sun. In four designs. $30, boden.com.
Wetsuit Club elevates girls’ swimwear with rich colors, playful details, and 3-D elements. Choose from suits and rash guards adorned with mermaids, pineapples, flamingos, and more, all with UPF 50+ sun protection. Multiple designs. From $15, buybuybaby.com.