The 2016 celebrity swimwear trends

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  • Bikini or one-piece? Mega-shades or body jewellery? See what the stars are wearing poolside on their holidays this summer...

    Summer may have only just started, but the celebs are already on their jolly holidays – so cue the most OTT, envy-inducing Instagram pics we’ll see all year.

    Taylor Swift, Rita Ora, Olivia Palermo and more are showing us a stronger beach style-game than ever, trialling as many trends as possible with statement one-pieces and colourful bikinis a-go-go.

    From Kylie Jenner in her Baywatch-worthy Chanel one-piece, to Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s entire wardrobe of embellished bandeaus, the stars are out to show us that beachwear is about sooo much more than a boring black triangle top.

    Millie Mackintosh, Charlotte Olympia and co. are also introducing us to cool new swimwear labels in their droves – hello Adriana Degreas’s mermaid swimsuits and the genius Monday Swimwear. Because if you’re wearing a bikini on a Monday, it’s got to be a good day, hasn’t it?

    At the beach, by the pool, or just lounging on the decks of their super-yachts (we’re looking at you Olivia P) the stars are literally making us weep at our desks with their Insta-postcards from paradise.

    There are still some trends to note from last summer, too, from Rihanna’s body jewellery, to Heidi Klum’s crochet Kiini two piece, so get your beach style inspo from the best in this edit.

    First up, it’s Kourtney Kardashian, who worked not one, but three statement one-pieces on the beach in Miami. Our favourite? This studded one-shoulder number by Norma Kamali.

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