While Cos is generally pretty reliable for decent-quality, modern-minimalist wardrobe staples, its selection can be hit-or-miss in my experience. There are times I walk into a store and find nothing I like, and times I struggle to narrow down my selection. One category in which it is consistently, undeniably good, though, is swimwear. It is one of the few resources out there for affordable swimsuits that are chic and understated and grown-up.
Its latest swimwear collection just went live and I'm truly itching to add several pieces to my cart, but there's one style that feels like a necessity. It's almost erasing from my brain the fact that I own far more swimsuits than anyone really needs. The thing is: I don't own the perfect one-piece. And this might be it?
I was initially drawn in by the square neckline and thin straps. Then I realized the straps were not only adjustable, but also detachable so that they can be worn crossover, uncrossed or tied behind the neck like a halter. The low back, high-leg cut and burgundy hue all add to the long list of ideal design details. (It also comes in a bright poppy red.)
So, please, tell me this swimsuit isn't perfect and I don't need it. Even though, at only $69 (nice), I can actually afford it... Please!
Cos Crossover Square-Neck Swimsuit, $69, available here.
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