There are different colors and a wide range of designs that can be incorporated in a swimsuit, but black remains to be the classiest color of them all. It doesn't matter if you're chilling by the pool or soaking under the sun by the beach—the simple and straightforward black will stand out.


Whether they're one-piece swimsuits with cool cutouts or barely there two-pieces, black will always make that tropical vibe look more classic. These ladies know it, and they're not afraid to show it.

Coleen Garcia shows us how to look daring in a one-piece with a low back

Opt for a V-cut like Chie Filomeno

Classy Janine Gutierrez, as always

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We're love Denise Barbacena's back detail

Gabbi Garcia adds some texture with a neutral coverup

Try a bandeau like Kelsey Merritt

Queen Kathleen Paton knows she looks good in classic cuts


How about floral prints a la Danika Nemis?

Barbie Imperial proves black need not be boring

Sam Pinto's zippered one-piece brings a bit of street to the beach

Where to shop black bikinis

You can start with the following online stores:

Float Swimwear, Samantha, P2,700

Amihan Swimwear, Liz, P1,700

Beyond the Beach Swimwear, The Bobby, P1,900

With additional reporting by Ysabel Y. Yuzon

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