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Bikinis that Look like Lingerie: Snob or Slob?

Bikinis that Look like Lingerie

Katy Perry was the center of attention on her Caribbean vacation, and in that bikini it’s no wonder why. This begs the question – do lingerie-style swimsuits fall into the Snob or Slob category? Padded underwire tops like Tory Burch’s Eden (on Shopbop for $150) imitate the push-up, bustier look achieved by bras with equally scintillating effect, and when that’s all you’re wearing, things can get inappropriate pretty quickly. I’ll give Katy’s a pass thanks to the full coverage bottoms (on Shopbop for $110) and sweet floral print. Read on to see some true offenders…

Bikinis that Look like Lingerie

Agent Provocateur Laticia Bikini Bra ($270) and Brief ($250): All you have to do is take a peek at the back of these bikini bottoms to know this is a complete slob. What can you expect of a bikini made by lingerie designers? At Agent Provocateur.

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