Women Are Wearing Bikini Bottoms As Tops
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Featured Image Credit: TikTok - @Jmegs
The clocks are going forward this weekend, which can only mean one thing - it is officially summer time.
The new season beckoning round the corner promises warmer weather, spending more time outside...and getting your swimming cossie ready for sunbathing.
Whether you're lucky enough to live close enough to the beach to lie down and get a tan by the sea, or whether you're going to catch some rays lying out in your garden, we're all going to be laying in about in swimwear to try and catch a healthy glow.
But as we rifle through our cossies, we're finding we're more than a little sick of pretty much every single bikini we own.
Luckily, TikTok is on hand to show us to jazz up swimwear season with a #swimsuithack - involving only your bikini bottoms - to create a whole new look.
Yep, you read that right - you only need bikini bottoms to create a brand new top.
TikToker Evelyn Cruz has showed off a number of ways you can retie string bikini bottoms to liven up your swimming costume.
With one pair of bottoms, she ties a knot in the middle of the groin, and uses the strings to tie around her back, creating an impressive pushed-up look.
If you don't own a string bikini, you can also try this slightly more fiddly effort using a regular bikini that Evelyn Cruz demonstrates - again, creating another extreme push up look.
There's yet a third way to style your bikini bottoms as a top, with TikToker Jmegs showing her 228,000 followers another way to try with a step-by-step guide.
All you need is two bikini bottoms to create a new mix and match look.
In a super-handy video, JMegss explains that you take one pair of bikini bottoms so they form 90 degrees, before pulling your arms through and push your head in, before adjusting the bottom to the right so it sits comfortably on your chest.
You then repeat with the other side, and the two bikini bottoms will create a new top - which boosts your bust to boot.
The simple swimsuit hack has seen women all across TikTok trying new ways to style their bikini bottoms - with varying results.
As a side note - those of us blessed with a bigger bust may struggle to try this trend, but may be surprised that bikini bottoms can offer a surprising amount of support.
We may never need to buy bikini tops again!