I realize how bizarre it is to be talking about swim trends when summer still seems like a distant memory, but hear me out. While most of us are piling on the heavy layers these days, a handful of celebs have been off on vacation soaking up the sun and wearing some really cool swimsuits. So even though 2021 has only just begun, we already have an idea of which trends will reign supreme this year since celebs usually set the trends in the swimsuit arena.
We took a deep dive into the Instagrams of It girls like Dua Lipa, Gabrielle Union, and Bella Hadid and uncovered three of the most important bikini trends to know for the year ahead. Keep scrolling to discover the trends, according to the celebs who are backing them. Then, shop our swimsuit picks within each.