BY SARAH WASILAK

High-waisted bikini bottoms nip at the smallest part of your torso to highlight your curves, and scalloped edges give your booty a boost. But when it comes to your legs, there's one swimsuit silhouette that will lend you some length: the high-leg cut. It's exactly like you're picturing: fabric that curves upward right above your thigh, adding inches at the highest point of your stems, right below the hips.

Keep it simple in the natural-toned Bona Drag Alix Sienna Delano One-Piece ($198)

 

Get creative with graphic patterns in Milly's Cabana Amalfi Colorblock Maillot ($195)

 

 

Strike them out with a colorblock look in Baku Casablanca 80s Spliced One Piece Tank($112)

 

Mara Hoffman's Marimba High-Cut Swimsuit ($225) features a splashy print.

 

Zara's Striped One-Piece ($36) will remain a classic in your swim drawer forever.

 

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Vero Moda's Frill Detail Floral Suit ($52) finishes the trend with a ruffle.

 

J.Crew's Scoopback one-piece swimsuit ($88) is a classic and universally flattering piece.

 

Try the Asos Mix-and-Match Bikini Bottom ($20) for a super slimming cut.

 

The Agent Provocateur Keia Bikini Bottoms ($165) have a strappy peek-a-boo back detail.

 

Peixoto's Flamingo One-Piece ($114) is bright enough to be seen for miles.

 

Stella McCartney's Striped High-Waisted Bottom ($140) features both a high hemline and leg cut.