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Where to Shop for Swimwear in Washington, D.C.

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Now is about the time of year when we start daydreaming about moving to a building with a rooftop pool. Or alternatively, making friends with someone who lives in a building with a rooftop pool. Either way, a new swimsuit is the way we want to ring in summer. Since Memorial Day is just around the corner, here are eight ideas for where to shop for swimwear in the Washington, D.C. area.


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South Moon Under

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East Coast-based chain South Moon Under is a go-to for swimwear no matter the time of year, stocking brands from Billabong up to Mara Hoffman. This is bikini central. [Image]

Everything But Water

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It's always swim season at Everything But Water, the chain that carries suits from dozens of designers like L*Space, Michael Kors, Trina Turk, Nanette Lepore and Becca. [Image]

SuitUp Water Sports

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Need a suit for lap swimming? Local swim shop SuitUp stocks suits, goggles, and accessories for athletes of all ages and sizes. [Image]
If you're willing to splurge a bit to stand out from everyone else on the beach, head to lingerie and swimwear shop Sylene for unique swimsuits from designers like Eberjey Swim, Nanette Lepore Swim, Tory Burch, Shoshanna, and local designer Karla Colletto. [Image]

INTIMACY {bra fit stylists}

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Get properly fitted at the Washington-area outpost of lingerie and swimwear shop Intimacy, then find the perfect Aerin Rose, Huit, or Karla Colletto swimsuit. [Image]

Patagonia

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Patagonia has some cool reversible swimwear so you can switch up your beach look while just bringing one swimsuit in your carry-on bag. [Image]

Calypso St Barth

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Dreamy bikinis and tankinis are a given at Calypso St. Barth's beachy new location on M Street. [Image]

Vineyard Vines

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Pastels and polka dot bikinis make Vineyard Vines a preppy destination for swimwear. [Image]

South Moon Under

East Coast-based chain South Moon Under is a go-to for swimwear no matter the time of year, stocking brands from Billabong up to Mara Hoffman. This is bikini central. [Image]

Everything But Water

It's always swim season at Everything But Water, the chain that carries suits from dozens of designers like L*Space, Michael Kors, Trina Turk, Nanette Lepore and Becca. [Image]

SuitUp Water Sports

Need a suit for lap swimming? Local swim shop SuitUp stocks suits, goggles, and accessories for athletes of all ages and sizes. [Image]

Sylene

If you're willing to splurge a bit to stand out from everyone else on the beach, head to lingerie and swimwear shop Sylene for unique swimsuits from designers like Eberjey Swim, Nanette Lepore Swim, Tory Burch, Shoshanna, and local designer Karla Colletto. [Image]

INTIMACY {bra fit stylists}

Get properly fitted at the Washington-area outpost of lingerie and swimwear shop Intimacy, then find the perfect Aerin Rose, Huit, or Karla Colletto swimsuit. [Image]

Patagonia

Patagonia has some cool reversible swimwear so you can switch up your beach look while just bringing one swimsuit in your carry-on bag. [Image]

Calypso St Barth

Dreamy bikinis and tankinis are a given at Calypso St. Barth's beachy new location on M Street. [Image]

Vineyard Vines

Pastels and polka dot bikinis make Vineyard Vines a preppy destination for swimwear. [Image]