High waisted bikinis have been all the rage for a year or so, and they show no signs of stopping. There’s all kinds of reasons to love them, ranging from the vintage retro nostalgia to the great coverage and support to the sexiness of the cuts.
We’ve gathered up 20 different high waisted bikinis that are all pretty great. They’re affordable, too, and perfect for your last minute summer vacation, or your fall and winter getaways. Buy a few, you won’t regret it!
20 High Waisted Bikinis
These high waisted bikinis are all from Amazon, and most have Prime shipping. You can get these before the next big holiday weekend. Heck yeah! Links may be affiliate links.
1 Cocoship Retro 50s Floral High Waisted Bikini ($24) – How cute is this? The pattern reminds of a Hawaiian shirt, and really lends to that retro vibe. Shown in Carnival, and comes in 9 colors.
2 Simplicity Vintage High Waist Bikini ($9-22) – This solid black bikini is such a great basic. The mixed patterns are SO CUTE and have that vintage-yet-modern flair. Availaible in 8 combos.
3 Vintage 50s Pinup Rockabilly High Waist Bikini ($9-14) – This collection is so rockabilly. Lots of bright colors, lots of polkadots, and even some great animal prints.
4 Wearilizer High Waisted Bikini with Ruffle Top ($16) – The ruffled bandeau top really adds a little sumtin-sumtin to this swimsuit. So fun and flirty, and a great, yet unexpected color combo. The Green and White is sold out, but here’s a peach and grey version, and a similar style available in several colors.
5 Cocoship Solid Color High Waisted Bikinis ($24) – A great cut and style in 5 really fabulous colors. There’s basic black and red, but also a really great rose and a fabulous turquoise. Get a couple and mix and match them.
6 Losorn Pinup Rockabilly High Waisted Bikinis ($9.50-15) – These bottoms are killing me. KILLING ME! The buttons that make them look like the old sailor pants really adds to the whole looks. This is another set that has really modern colors and animal print.
7 Choies Push Up Top and High Waisted Bikini Bottoms ($16-18) – I am loving this combo. So fresh and different, and those bottoms? They look like an impressionist watercolor painting. The suit linked is similar but slightly different
8 Cocoship Blue Retro Floral High Waisted Bikini ($24) – This vintage print really pumps it up in the blue shade. It’s so tropical, that this will feel right at home in any sunny locale.
9 Modern Retro Flower Flock High Waisted Bikini ($16-17)- L-O-V-E the soft yellow and the flowers. And the way they run down the sides of the bottoms? So cute. The top has a push up bra, and the bottoms have A LOT of coverage.
11 Cocoship Striped High Waisted Bikini ($19-22) – These stripes have such a vintage feel. The diagonal stripes on the bottom have a slimming effect, too.
12 Cocoship Retro Ruched High Waisted Bikini ($20-22) – The ruching on this two piece swimsuit adds so much great detail and interest. It also adds a boost to the retro vintage vibe. Available in 4 great patterns.
13 Cocoship Retro Nautical Sailor High Waisted Bikini ($23) – They call this one Nautical Sailor and it’s easy to see why. From the anchor to the bold stripes to the red accents, it’s so fun. The red accents on the high waisted bottoms have a bit of ruching as well. Here’s another suit with a very nautical feel.
14 Cocoship Retro Navy High Waisted Bikini with Halter ($24) – Okay, now this two piece swimsuit SCREAMS Nautical. Everything from the striped halter top to the sailor pants inspired high waisted bikini bottoms that are more like shorts or hot pants. Super cute. Similar styles here
15 Glitter Mermaid High Waisted Bikini ($16-17) – This is great! It’s so reminiscent of Ariel from The Little Mermaid. The purple clamshell top and the fishscale print glitter bottoms? Two thumbs up! This is also available in black and gold. And there’s a kid’s version, too!
16 Viva Rose High Waisted Two Piece Swimsuit w/Ruffle Top ($15.50-25) – This is more of a two piece swimsuit, as the top is long and the bottoms are high. The added ruffle is cute and feminine, and takes this from sexy to flirty and innocent. Available in 16 color combos, including some neon. Here’s a similar style in some fun patterns, including a flamingo style!
17 Cherry High Waist Bikini ($15) – So rockabilly! The cherry print is sweet and sassy, the ruching is sexy and helps to hide your flaws. And the halter style top helps make your boobs look good. What’s not to like?
18 Cocoship Black and White Geometric High Waisted Bikini ($22) – This is different than a lot of the other high waisted bikinis in this roundup. It has more modern styling, and a great colorblocking design. This two piece swimsuit is super flattering, too.
19 Flora High Waisted Vintage Polka Dot Bikini – The juxtaposition of the solid color top and polka dot high waisted bottoms add to the fun playfulness of this two piece swimsuit. Add in the ruching, and it bumps it into vintage territory in no time. Comes in 5 colors/patterns. See the bikini the opposite way here!
20 Strappy High Waisted Bikini ($19) – Strappy bikinis have been popular for a minute now. Usually, though, the bottoms on those are extra brief. This suit has high waisted bottoms with fun cutouts. It adds that extra sexy oomph, yet still has good coverage. The style shown is sold out, but there are great options available.
One caveat – Some of these high waisted bikinis seem to run small. By reading the reviews, you can get a good sense of what size you should order. But, they’re all under $25 and Amazon has an amazing return policy.