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Best M&S Bikinis 2023: 9 Bikini Sets For Every Body Shape

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Last Updated on July 18, 2023

Looking for the best M&S bikinis? Here, you’ll find our edit of Marks & Spencer’s best bikinis for summer 2023, with a wide variety to suit every body shape and budget. As I’m sure you know, finding bikinis is perhaps the most difficult task there is when it comes to summer fashion. Swimwear has the power to make or break a summer holiday. Either you put it on and instantly feel like your best self or an ill-fitting bikini can make you feel uncomfortable or worse, self-conscious.

I’m here to make sure you never feel insecure in your swimwear by sharing with you the best bikinis M&S has to offer right now, whether you’ve got big boobs or a flat chest, whether you want something stylish or functional. M&S has a selection that I hope will leave you feeling great when you step out this summer, with over 300 sets to choose from.

If you don’t have the time or energy to sift through them all, let me show you my personal favourites. And next, why not check out the best swimwear from & Other Stories, Zara or Tu at Sainsburys?

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M&S Collection’s Padded Plunge Bikini

Padded Plunge Bikini Top M&S

Padded Plunge Bikini Top, £22.50, M&S COLLECTION – buy now

Roll Top Bikini Bottoms, £15, M&S COLLECTION – buy now

Keep it simple with this padded plunge bikini top, which offers a little boost in the chest, while the roll top bikini bottoms are super comfy and flattering. Team it with sporty sandals and a cute beach tote and you’ll be the chicest person at the beach.

M&S Collection’s Scallop Neoprene Set

Neoprene Padded Scallop Plunge Bikini Top

Neoprene Padded Scallop Plunge Bikini Top, £22.50, M&S COLLECTION – buy now

Neoprene Scallop High Leg Bikini Bottoms, £15, M&S COLLECTION – buy now

If the beautiful colour and scallop details weren’t enough, this bikini offers M&S’ Sun Smart UPF50+ to protect against the sun’s harmful rays and is resistant to chlorine, meaning it will keep its shape and last you much longer than other, cheaper bikinis. The thick straps on the bikini top offer support, while the high waisted bikini bottoms sit at the perfect point on the hip.

M&S Collection One-Shoulder Bikini

Textured One Shoulder Bikini Top

Textured One Shoulder Bikini Top, £19.50, M&S COLLECTION – buy now

High Leg Bikini Bottoms, £9.50, M&S COLLECTION – buy now

If you’re small-chested like me, why not give a one-shoulder bikini top a go? This beautiful set comes in blue too, so if you prefer a more colourful bikini you’re in luck. If you like the sound of M&S’ Sun Smart UPF50+ protection of the previous set, you’ll be glad to know this bikini has it too and will similarly keep its shape as it’s chlorine-resistant. Now, where do I buy that hat?!

M&S Collection Sparkle Set

Padded Sparkle V-Neck Bikini Top M&S

Padded Sparkle V-Neck Bikini Top, £25, M&S COLLECTION – buy now

Sparkle High Leg Bikini Bottoms, £15, M&S COLLECTION – buy now

Add a little sparkle to your summer with this padded bikini top and matching bottoms. Metallic swimwear is a huge trend this summer, so if simple isn’t for you, this is your next best bet. It comes in orange too!

Freya Check in Bandeau Set

Check In High Waist Gingham Bikini Brief Freya

Check in Underwired Bandeau Gingham Bikini Top, £40, FREYA – buy now

Check In High Waist Gingham Bikini Brief, £27, FREYA – buy now

This cute gingham bikini is designed for those with a fuller bust, so you can get support and style on the beach this summer. With adjustable and removable straps, you can wear this bikini top in a variety of ways and make it your own. It’s said to fit a little small, but it’s offered from sizes 30E to 36G so hopefully you can find a good fit.

Freya’s Samba Nights Set

Samba Nights Printed Wired Bikini Top

Samba Nights Printed Wired Bikini Top, £38, FREYA – buy now

Samba Nights Printed Hipster Bikini Bottoms, £26, FREYA – buy now

Available from sizes 30D to 38E, M&S has another fuller bust option from Freya available. This style offers a tropical vibe with adjustable tie straps and a detachable wrap-around waist tie so you can wear it however you want. The cups are wired, offering support and shaping. This set is made with chlorine-resistant Xtra -Life™ Lycra™ fibres for a longer life.

M&S Collection’s Padded Square Neck Bikini 

Padded Square Neck Bikini, £19.50, M&S COLLECTION – buy now

Tummy Control High Waisted Bikini Bottoms £15, M&S COLLECTION – buy now

Embrace Barbiecore with this hot pink set from M&S Collection. The square neck is ideal for wider shoulders, while the padding offers a boost. The bikini bottoms also provide tummy control, so you can feel like your best self by the pool. It comes in black, but the bikini bottoms are sold out so unless you want to mix and match I’d go for this set.

Fantastie’s Beach Waves Bandeau Bikini

Beach Waves Wired Bandeau Bikini Top Fantastie

Beach Waves Wired Bandeau Bikini Top, £44, FANTASTIE – buy now

Beach Waves Hipster Bikini Bottoms, £29, FANTASTIE – buy now

This bright blue bikini set from Fantastie can be worn in a variety of ways. It comes with adjustable, removable straps, so you can wear it with or without them. It’s underwired, padded, and has powernet-lined wings too.

M&S Collection’s Textured Knot Front Bikini

Textured Knot Front Bikini Top

Textured Knot Front Bikini Top, £19.50, M&S COLLECTION – buy now

Textured High Leg Bikini Bottoms, £12.50, M&S COLLECTION – buy now

Last but by no means least is this textured knot front bikini top and high leg bikini bottoms set. Available in bubblegum pink and clementine orange, the colours really couldn’t be more summery. It’s said to fit a little big, but it’s worth shopping around for your right size. It’s chlorine-resistant and also offers SPF protection, and the high leg shape of the bikini bottoms will always be flattering.

So now you’ve seen all my favourite M&S bikinis, you might want to read our prediction of when the M&S sale starts.

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