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Best swimsuits for 2012

From bikinis to one-pieces, the swimsuit season is upon us.  Make sure you're ready.  Here's a look at some of the hottest swimsuits for this year.

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L Space by Monica Wise
Stardust Fringe One Piece, $122

"In regards to swim silhouettes, the monokini is still making a strong statement this season," said Marie Kojitani, the style editor for Zappos.com. "It’s a more daring take on the classic one-piece suit."

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Nanette Lepore
Cote D'Azur Cherry Stargazer top and Cherry Pin-up bottom: $88 each

Buttoned Up Style fashion expert and personal stylist, Natalie Holloway, recommends this two-piece for bustier women. "Because of the support and halter neckline - it is ideal for a large bust, but it also would work for a small bust because of the padding and lift as well as the print."

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J. Crew
Peacock Paisley Underwire Bandeau Top: $52
Hipster: $44

Buttoned Up Style fashion expert and personal stylist, Natalie Holloway, says this swimsuit is great for those with a flatter chest. "Add a print, ruffle, or other embellishment to your top, and bandeau tops create the illusion of more width," Holloway said. "Polka dot or horizontal prints also enhance a small bust."

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Diane von Furstenberg
Leuretti Dress, $295

"Don’t neglect your cover-up," said Buttoned Up Style fashion expert and personal stylist, Natalie Holloway. "Right now bright colors, sheer, and bold prints are on trend."

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Mara Hoffman
Cheetah Embroidered Bustier Bikini, $273-$295 

"If you’re a brave fashionista, try a tribal print one piece or an animal print bikini," said Marie Kojitani, the style editor for Zappos.com.

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Miraclesuit
Sonatina, $132

"This will create a nice hourglass shape," said Buttoned Up Style fashion expert and personal stylist, Natalie Holloway. "Ruching is your best friend. Use it around the tummy area to camouflage your trouble area."

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Roxy
Tropicali Coverup, $49.50

"A must-have for your sun-soaking days at the beach is a great cover-up," said Marie Kojitani, the style editor for Zappos.com. "This is the easiest way to transition your look from day to dinner."

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Mara Hoffman
Totem Violet V-Wire One Piece, $220

"Anything goes for swimwear this year, from tribal prints to nautical-themed suits, there’s something for every woman," said Marie Kojitani, the style editor for Zappos.com.

Best swimsuits for 2012

From bikinis to one-pieces, the swimsuit season is upon us.  Make sure you're ready.  Here's a look at some of the hottest swimsuits for this year.

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