Take catwalk-worthy sports-luxe poolside with Hip & Healthy’s guide to stylish sporty swimwear, by Alice Trowsdale

Dive in at the deep end and get hydro fit in the latest style meets performance athletic swimsuits. With exposed scuba zip pulls, flattering high necks and accented reinforced seams, these high fashion suits are made for workouts.

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Make a splash in this coral cutout  swimsuit by Jessika Allen for JETS. The turtle neck  compliments the racer fit while the contrasting overlay creates an eye-catching dash of colour. The back boasts the signature scuba zip pull and the cut out sections cinch in the waist. Not only is this swimsuit super stylish it offers UV protection is chlorine resistant and made from quick drying, breathable ‘Xtra Life Lycra’.

Sweaty Betty

Sweaty Betty is making waves with their performance enhancing power swimsuit. This suit has built in bust support and contrast colour panels are super flattering and made from premium sensitive fabric that sculpts the figure. The perfect combo in our opinion! It’s high-neck and a wetsuit style zip pull at the back will ensure that you perform your best in the water.

Net a porter

This Italian vintage inspired swimwear is designed by Lisa Marie Fernandez in the US and adds sultry sophistication to sporty swimwear. The epitome of swim sports-chic, it perfectly balances a high-neck scuba zip with a low scoop back. We love.


This Leigh Maillot swimsuit also designed by Lisa Marie Fernandez creates peach perfect colour-block curves. The strapless one-piece ensures support and style as it features a structured bust and super flattering zip detailing.

Adidas – Stella McCartney

Look sleek in this tomboy chic bikini and stand out from a sea of feminine prints and cuts. Designed by Stella McCartney for adidas this mellow yellow combo is perfect for fashion forward sporty swimmers. The chunky adjustable straps and colour-blocked cups offer sports bra support while the bikini bottoms resemble teeny tiny running shorts, the ideal accessory for your toned toosh.

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