The summer is half over. Waaah!
If your swimsuit wasn't what you had hoped it would be, of if you are feeling like going in a sexier direction altogether, check out these summer styles on the hottest swimwear models in the business for some second half inspiration.
Ruffles, high waist bottoms, crochet and bright colors, which look fantastic on nicely tanned skin, according to style expert Nadja Atwal.
Maxim Hot 100 2012 model Jessica Rafalowski flaunts her curves in a shirred and slashed one-piece.
The former Miss Florida says, "In general you need a good body to reveal more skin, but the shirred aspect is always very figure-flattering."
Brittany proves that the animal print trend is roaring hot in her Victoria's Secret two piece with high waist bottoms.
(photo: Oscar Picazo)
Supermodel, TV host, and the latest "Real Housewife of Miami" Joanna Krupa is the perfect "lady in red."
(photo: Mark Sacro)
How does Joanna go from the beach to a beach party? " I love the off-the shoulder style - its far classier than the deep V-neck," she says.
(photo : Volker Fleck)
Actress and model Natalie Gal, who is currently shooting "JOBS" with Ashton Kutcher, looks amazing in a green bikini with romantic ruffles.
(photo Deja Jordan)
"Think pink" is Ania's motto. She currently models for Victoria Secret.
(photo : Eduardo Garcia)
Kira is a former Olympic athlete turned top fashion model. When it comes to what to wear on the beach, Kira likes to keep it interesting with strong pattern prints.
(photo: Aubrey Chandler)
Elaine is not just a known from the pages of GQ and Maxim, she is also a top fitness model. She picked an angelic white crochet one piece to show off her curves.
(Photo: Chris Knight)
Amy Weber, a Maxim cover girl and singer, is sporting one of the top new trends: lingerie-swim-wear hybrids.
The hottest swim styles of 2012.