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The Hottest Summer Trend: Micro-Bikini

Ah, the micro bikini. So sexy, so small, and so… revealing. This is one of the top bikini trends for 2022. Hence, if you’re thinking of wearing one of these tiny little numbers, you’re not alone. In this blog post, we’ll give you the lowdown on micro bikinis, from what it is to which celebrities are embracing them, along with some links to cute bikinis you can purchase.

What is a Micro Bikini?

A micro bikini is an ultra skimpy, sexy swimsuit that can leave little to the imagination. It’s basically a micro version of the already popular standard bikini. The design can be usually seen with a triangle string top and G-string or thong bottoms either tied on the side or with a thin strap.

The micro bikini was first developed in the 1970s as a response to laws in some countries that made nude sunbathing illegal on public beaches. These early micro bikinis were designed to cover what the law required and nothing more. They were so skimpy these tiny bikinis eventually got their own separate category, the microkini.

Who’s Wearing Them?

Everyone! Micro bikinis are for all body types. Celebrities from Hailey Bieber to Lizzo are rocking these tiny bikinis as they vacation everywhere from Ibiza to Cabo. Check out some of the celebrities sporting this hot 2022 bikini trend.

Hailey Bieber

Simon Biles

Dua Lipa


Where to Find Them?

Now that we know what exactly a microkini is and who’s wearing them let’s help you find some of your own. This selection of micro bikinis is sure to turn heads and have you feeling your sexiest. Whether you’re hitting the beach or the pool, this 2022 bikini trend is the perfect way to show off your curves.

Nasty Gal

This Nasty Gal vintage-inspired tiny bikini with landscape print is the perfect blend of a sophisticated youthful print in a high-end resort perfect for summers in Mykonos.

Related: The Nasty Gal Return Policy: 5 Things You Need to Know


If minimal coverage and strappy details are what you’re looking for then this micro bikini checks all the boxes. Add this sleek, black two-piece to your fashion mood board to get your summer started right.


Animal print simply never goes out of style! This leopard triangle tie-side microkini is flattering for all shapes and sizes and allows you to style in multiple ways from halter-neck and criss-cross to bandeau and cross neck.


Who doesn’t love a deal? These 2-pack nude bikinis in mink and brown are perfect for creating endless combinations together or within your summer wardrobe.

Princess Polly

This blue floral 70’s print microkini is giving all flower power, ideal if you’re looking for groovy threads to take your retro aesthetic to now new level.

Forever 21

A Sports Illustrated x Forever 21 exclusive, this short sleeve, high neck crop top with tiny bikini bottom is a different silhouette for the 2022 bikini trends.


It’s not your typical hippie tie-dye shirt your parents use to wear. This tie-dye micro bikini plays with print and color and comes in multiple colorways to match your mood.

Saks Fifth Avenue

If you’re looking to try a micro bikini in a more daring look, then check out this pink puff bikini. This microkini will be sure to turn heads at any pool party to wear it to.

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