What Everybody Ought to Know About High Waisted Bikinis

What Everybody Ought to Know About High Waisted Bikinis

Hello beautiful beach lovers! 

Let’s dive into the world of high-waisted bikini sets and why they're the season's must-have! 


  • What makes high-waisted bikini bottoms so stylish and comfortable?
  • How do high cut bikinis enhance your figure for the beach?
  • Why have high-waisted bikinis made a fashionable comeback since the 1950s?
  • Are high-waisted bikinis suitable for surfing and other activities?

Elevate Your Style with High Waisted Bikini Bottoms

High-waisted bikini bottoms became a game-changer in the swimwear world. Offering a flattering fit, this style is no longer worn to only “hide” our tummy or only by curvy bodies.

High waisted bikinis gained a reputable popularity for their style and functionality 

The Brazilian sustainable brand Levh.Rio swimwear made from Econyl Bikini Bottom MW Wave

Try one of our sustainable Brazilian made bikinis, the High Waisted Bikini Bottom MW Wave, inspired by nature and water, this bikini bottom was specially designed for adventurous ladies who love water sports and style!

Enjoy the gorgeous velvety-like fabric and keep it sexy with the high rise style and a Brazilian bottom cut.

Pick High Cut Bottoms For A Cheeky Look

High cut swimsuits are a must-have for elongating your legs and adding a touch of sass. High leg cuts generally give your legs the illusion of looking longer however, they can make your torso look shorter.

So as much as a high leg + High waisted bottom combo can look super slimming and sexy, you do need to check your body type and torso length to ensure it will give you the effect you are looking for.

Bikini bottom with sheer detail for curvy woman Hype Beachwear

The High Waisted Bikini Bottom Petit Stars is ideal for making a bold statement. Its vibrant colour, tie-up detail and sheer panelling are designed to turn heads and boost your confidence​​.

I fell in love with it when I styled it with a more daring bikini top and still looked incredibly sexy.

The Come Back Of High-Waisted Bikinis

High-waisted bikinis first gained popularity in the 1950s, epitomising the glamorous and feminine aesthetics of the time. They experienced a resurgence in the 2010s, blending vintage silhouettes with contemporary styles.

Today, they remain a favourite for their flattering fit and stylish appeal​*​​ 

I have also recently developed a passion for high waisted bikini styles as they gave me that elegance I was looking for to go to boat parties and also when I was looking for a more modest bikini bottom coverage.

I fell in love with it when I styled it with a more daring bikini top and still looked incredibly sexy. Add accessories and a head scarf and voila, you look like a million dollar woman.

Best bikinis to be purchased in 2024

Stand out with the amazing shells collection. The High Waisted Bikini Bottom Shell comes in two gorgeous prints. This is the perfect example of why high waisted bikini bottoms are so versatile and a proof these bikini bottom can still make you look sexy.

Best High-Waisted Bikinis for Surfing

High-waisted bikinis are also a practical choice for active beach days. Since they provide more coverage in certain areas, their secure fit makes them suitable for surfing (and many other water sports), providing coverage and staying in place during intense wave riding​.

Virago active the ultimate bikini bottom for sports girls

Trend Ripple’s High Waisted Bikini Bottom in Dark Granite is one of our top picks. Made from sustainable fabric, it features a lightly compressive shape for a snuggly fit that’s perfect to wear for any activity.

So, next time you’re prepping for your beach day or a cool pool party, make sure to add a high-waisted bikini set to your collection. You’ll love how it combines vintage vibes with contemporary fashion. 


🛒 Ready to rock a high-waisted bikini? Shop all bikini bottoms now at Trend Ripple!


Reference: * (Fashion History Timeline)​
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