- Katey Psencik American-Statesman Staff
Summer is in full swing in Austin, and that means one thing: spending some serious quality time at one (or several) of Central Texas’ best swimming holes. If you still haven’t found your perfect summer swimwear, try shopping at one of these local boutiques to find your new favorite suit.
Still & Sea- 2110 S Lamar Blvd.
This South Austin boutique has everything from teeny bikinis to full coverage one-pieces, and the “$40 and under bin” option on its website is a goldmine of sale swimwear.
Sunroom - 1603 S Congress Ave
The boutique is located at the South Congress Hotel, which makes it all the more convenient to jump straight in the pool after you buy your new suit. You can also find dresses, jumpsuits and other summer fashion staples.
Estilo Boutique - 2727 Exposition Blvd #121
Find swimwear in fun colors or solids to mix and match at this Tarrytown shop.
Olive - 1200 E 11th St #104
If you’ve ever wanted a hologram metallic silver one-piece swimsuit, you’ve come to the right place.
ByGeorge - 1400 S Congress Ave or 524 N Lamar Blvd # 103
The local boutique, with two locations in Austin, also offers hats, sandals, sunglasses and bags perfect for summer style.
Modcloth - 200 W 2nd St
While Modcloth isn’t a local business, the downtown boutique is the only place in the world you can shop IRL for Modcloth’s classic styles. You can even book a one-on-one session with a personal stylist to perfect your summer look.
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Petticoat Fair - 7739 Northcross Dr
The North Austin boutique is one of the city’s best lingerie shops, but it also sells swimwear year-round. You can even get fitted for a suit to make sure you’re comfortable, and you can find a cover-up to match.
Cove Boutique - 318 S Congress Ave
These suits are super trendy, from cutout one-piece suits to wrap tops and reversible bottoms. And yes, they have cover-ups.
The Lido Bikini - 2906 S 1st St #205
According to The Lido Bikini’s website, the 2017 collection keeps it simple. And it’s true: These bright-colored suits are classic and they look incredibly comfortable and able to withstand a summer fill of swimming and sunning.
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