Stars in Sizzling Swimwear

Celebs are bringing the heat in their tiniest bikinis and skimpiest swimsuits

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ANGIE HARMON

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Angie celebrates her 46th birthday with a sizzling bikini pic laying on the beach showing off her toned physique.

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SELENA GOMEZ

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Selena shared a series of snaps from her boat ride with friends on Instagram, but we espeically love this shot, which shows off her cute brightly-colored printed two-piece.

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JOURDAN DUNN

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Jourdan's Grenada getaway looks more like a glam photoshoot, as the model posed in her teeny yellow FAE bikini on Instagram.

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LAIS RIBEIRO

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The Victoria's Secret model (and new member of PEOPLE's parent squad) soaks up the sun in a bright white string bikini with ultra high-waisted bottoms.

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OLIVIA MUNN

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Olivia took a "quick stop" beachside in her plunging Gooseberry one-piece.

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ELIZABETH HURLEY

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Living the life! Elizabeth had a tough "work day" testing out a new suit from her swimwear line Elizabeth Hurley Beach onboard the yacht of Valentino co-founder Giancarlo Giammetti.

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KAIA GERBER

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Summer reading! Kaia lounges in a leopard-print bikini top and sweatpants while on vacay.

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KENDALL JENNER

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Kendall shared a sunset snap during her vacation wearing a green high-cut one-piece by Gooseberry, and it's safe to say we're green with envy!

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CHELSEA HANDLER

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The comedian showed off her bikini bod on vacation wearing a sporty two-piece.

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SALMA HAYEK

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The actress puts her curves (and cute bikini collection) on display in a navy two-piece while taking a dip.

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VANESSA HUDGENS

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Leave it up to Vanessa Hudgens and her amazing bikini posing skills to make a big pile of seaweed look chic on a girls trip to Miami.

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HEIDI KLUM

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The Project Runway judge is vacationing on the island of Capri in Italy, where she's been snorkeling and exploring the famous Blue Grotto cave, all while wearing Heidi Klum Swim.

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BROOKE SHIELDS

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"Mondays are always better in a bikini," the supermodel and actress captions a photo of herself lounging on a chair during an end-of-summer beach vacation.

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JANUARY JONES

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The bikini-clad Mad Men star is feasting on paella and wine during a trip to an island off the coast of Spain, which she calls "paradise."

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GISELE BÜNDCHEN

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During the lunar eclipse and full moon over the weekend, Gisele urged all her Instagram followers to "meditate and reflect" (and no doubt double-tap this beachy bikini pic!).

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ALESSANDRA AMBROSIO

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In case her pose didn't give it away, Alessandra had loads of "fun" during her weekend in Atlantic City.

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GINA RODRIGUEZ

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Gina celebrated her last day as a 33-year-old in a sporty cutout bikini top and patterned bottoms during a trip to Mexico.

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SOFIA VERGARA

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Sofia and her girlfriends have their Real Housewives opening credits completely down, thanks to their coordinated poses, cute bikinis and beachy drinks in-hand.

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NINA DOBREV

EXCLUSIVE: Nina Dobrev Sighted In Bikini In Mykonos
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Spotted! Nina vacationed in Mykonos, Greece wearing a cute polka-dot one-piece with round sunnies.

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JENNIFER LOPEZ

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This is 49! Jennifer just celebrated her birthday and somehow, looks younger than ever! She showed off her six-pack abs in an itty bitty string bikini as she posed with family and friends on her big day.

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SARAH HYLAND

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The drop earrings! The body chain! The mix-matched bikini! Sarah knows she's "extra" and she's owning it.

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EMILY RATAJKOWSKI

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Emily was spotted in her signature off-the-shoulder swimsuit style alongside her new hubby Sebastian Bear-McClard in Miami.

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OLIVIA CULPO

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Olivia is soaking in the last rays of vacation by lounging in an oversize pool float, wearing a color-coordating red high-wasited bikini, with wine-in-hand. Looks like our kind of vacation.

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KOURTNEY KARDASHIAN

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Clearly, Kourtney wasn't worried about getting a few wacky tan lines in her mint green cutout one-piece.

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KIM KARDASHIAN WEST

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If you couldn't tell by her sultry pose while wearing a teeny tiny bikini, Kim was "really shy..." when she took this swimsuit snap.

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KATHARINE MCPHEE

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Get yourself someone who's willing to put in the time for a great bikini pic, as Katharine (in an Adore Me bikini) noted of her new fiancé David Foster: "If only you saw the first 50+ pics it took to get to these two."

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EMILY DIDONATO

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The "honeymoon is over" for the newly-married supermodel, but at least she'll always have these killer pics of her in a bridal-white bikini.

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DANIELLE BROOKS

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We'll let the actress's Instagram caption speak for itself: "Why Photoshop when you this P*H*A*T (Pretty, Hot, And Tempting)?"

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ALESSANDRA AMBROSIO

Super Model Alessandra Ambrosia has fun beach day in Ibiza
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Alessandra wore her teeniest Acacia bikini with beachy jewelry for her vacation in Ibiza.

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BELLA HADID

Bella Hadid and Hailey Baldwin wear bikinis in Miami.
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Bella's never not modeling! She shared a snap on her vacay showing off her red tiny string bikini.

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GIGI HADID

*EXCLUSIVE* Gigi Hadid shows off her perfect bikini body in Mykonos **WEB MUST CALL FOR PRICING**
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Gigi's mix-matched bikini (her top is by Frankies Bikinis) worn during her Mykonos getaway is a total win-win!

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JENNIFER LOPEZ

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J.Lo had a "quiet moment" on the beach with her beau (Alex Rodriguez) in a not-so-quiet bright pink one-piece, mirrored shades and fedora hat.

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PADMA LAKSHMI

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In honor of International Bikini Day, the Top Chef host shared a throwback photo of herself modeling a snake-print string bikini on a boat.

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KENDALL JENNER

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Kendall stopped by her sister Khloé Kardashian's Fourth of July party in a skimpy white bikini (from her own Kendall + Kylie collection) and paired it with a festive red-and-white stripped button-down.

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SARAH HYLAND

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The Modern Family star wasn't afraid to show off her surgery scars in her tie-front bikini top with black bottoms. She shared numerous swimsuit pics on her Instagram story with the hashtag, "#scarsondisplay."

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OLIVIA CULPO

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A red high-waisted bikini with knotted top, tiny mirrored shades and a trendy straw hat is how Olivia does Fourth of July fashion.

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LAIS RIBEIRO

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The Victoria's Secret model celebrated International Bikini Day... by wearing a one-piece. (Insert shrug emoji.)

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MARIA MENOUNOS

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Maria was decked-out in the quinessential Fourth of July uniform for her Independence Day celebration: a ball cap, bikini top and cutoffs.

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ROMEE STRIJD

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Romee had the most summery suit and the most perfect caption for her weekend Instagram post: "Squeeze the day."

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EMILY RATAJKOWSKI

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Emrata knows that the Mediterranean beaches make the perfect backdrop for an impromptu swimsuit shoot.

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GABRIELLE UNION

EXCLUSIVE: Gabrielle Union rocks a tiny green bikini as she takes a dip in the ocean watched on by husband Dwyane Wade and friends in Ibiza
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Now that's the face of someone having fun in the sun! Gabrielle was taking a dip in Ibiza wearing a green Somerfield Swim bikini, Jemma Sands bangles and striped headband.

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PRIYANKA CHOPRA

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Leave it to Priyanka to go bold with her swimwear, pairing her plunging Lisa Marie Fernandez suit with a bright bold red lip.

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KENDALL JENNER

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Kendall's Gooseberry Seaside one-piece is anything but demure for her dip in the French Riviera with that low-cut neckline and appropraite French cut bottom.

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BELLA HADID

Bella Hadid and Hailey Baldwin wear bikinis in Miami.
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Bella made her gingham two-piece extra high-waisted during her girls' trip in Miami.

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HAILEY BALDWIN

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The model teamed a teeny tiny Triangl tube top with extra-baggy athletic shorts during her Miami getaway with Hadid.

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JESSICA SIMPSON PART II

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She couldn't resist taking one more "vacation closet vibes" photo of her tiny string bikini top and floral-print skirt.

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JESSICA SIMPSON

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Jessica brought her most glam accessories to the beach, showing off her leopard-print Malia Mills bikini, lace cover-up, wide-brim hat and round-frame sunnies in a sexy seflie.

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BELLA HADID

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The model's bikini had a lingerie-like spin with its lace trim top and ruffled high-cut bottoms.

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RITA ORA

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Rita got a little "peace and quiet" after Coachella in Nice, France, chilling poolside in a striped, strapless one-piece.

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CIARA

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We love one-pieces for summer, and so does Ciara, who showed off her cobalt blue Lisa Marie Fernandez maillot (which is currently on sale!) on Instagram.

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KAIA GERBER

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Kaia gave full-on summer vibes during her spring break getaway with her beachy waves, cool girl sunnies and sporty blue Mikohbikini.

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MAREN MORRIS

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Maren packed the chicest accessories for her steamy Bora Bora honeymoon, wearing a cool bodychain, chic hoops and cute headband with her tan bikini.

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GABRIELLE UNION

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Gabrielle spent Easter weekend in Miami in her black and white Solid & Striped suit.

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PHAEDRA PARKS

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After attending Star Jones' tropical wedding on board a Royal Caribbean cruise, the former Real Housewives of Atlanta star enjoyed a beach day in the Bahamas wearing a daring one-piece with a plunging neckline and risqué cutouts.

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JANUARY JONES

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January showed off the strappy (and cheeky!) backside of her tropical-print one-piece during her spring break getaway.

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DANIELLE BROOKS

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Danielle looks red-hot in her crimson Swimsuits For All two-piece with grommet detailing during a beach day in Australia.

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GABRIELLE UNION

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Pin this pic of Gabrielle to your spring break outfit inspiration board stat, because that white cutout Monica Hansen Beachwear bikini, Paradisedwindbreaker and Sensi Studio straw hat will make you the coolest girl at the pool.

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SARA SAMPAIO

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Bright orange suspender swimsuits are the type of things only supermodels can somehow make sexy.

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KELLY BENSIMON

EXCLUSIVE: Kelly Bensimon looks beautiful in blue as she gets playful in a baby blue Melissa Odabash bikini on the beach in Florida
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The former Real Housewives of New York star made a splash in Miami with her bandeau top and ruffled bottoms.

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Jane wrote on Instagram that she was inspired to get fit after filming Let's Get Physical (her new TV show on PopTV) and showed off the results of her eight pound weight loss in a plunging red one-piece.

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NINA DOBREV

EXCLUSIVE: Nina Dobrev gets an early morning workout before hitting the water with a group on friends as she continues her vacation in Tulum Mexico.
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Nina got in a workout during her Mexican vacation, hitting the boogie board in a cutout black Mi Ola bikini.

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MILEY CYRUS

EXCLUSIVE: *NO MAIL ONLINE* Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth step out for a quick lunch together in Byron Bay
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During a birthday getaway for her boyfriend Liam Hemsworth in Byron Bay in Australia, the star accessorized her minimal white bikini top with a floral-print shirt, denim shorts and baseball hat.

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ALESSANDRA AMBROSIO

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It may be the dead of winter in the U.S., but in Brazil, Alessandra was feeling that "summer glow."

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KOURTNEY KARDASHIAN

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What's Mexican vacation without some guac and a thong bikini? Kourtney has the answer to that. The star shared a photo of her bare bottom and a feast, writing, "Guac is extra."

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KOURTNEY KARDASHIAN

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White hot! Kourtney packed on the trends in Punta Mita, Mexico wearing an off-the-shoulder tie-front bikini with matching white-rimmed shades during her romantic getaway with boyfriend Younes Bendjima. (Commented sister Khloé: "Smile woman! You're on vacation.")

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CIARA

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There were two eye-catching things on that beach - Ciara's bright pink one-piece and those swimming pigs!

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NINA DOBREV

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We've seen a lot of risky swimsuits, but Nina upped the ante in her OYE cutout one-piece that is a zippered hybrid of a bikini and a maillot.

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SOFIA VERGARA

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When the sun comes out, so does Sofia's leopard-print bikini and printed caftan.

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JULIANNE HOUGH & NINA DOBREV

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There's no better BFF birthday post Julianne could have picked to show Nina how much she cares than with this shot of them wearing matching gingham bikinis in which they're literally joined at the hip.

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KIM ZOLCIAK BIERMANN

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Kim and her hubby Kroy showed their mutual love of teeny tiny swim bottoms in their beachside candid.

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ALESSANDRA AMBROSIO

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New year, same M.O.: The supermodel continues her streak of posing for killer bikini pics at picturesque locations.

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GABRIELLE UNION

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Gabrielle packed the cutest swimsuits for her Dominican Republic vacation, including a bright striped two-piece, a sexy high-cut one-piece and this pineapple-print Milly bikini.

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IZABEL GOULART

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As someone who does yoga and jump rope exercises in her bikinis, Izabel finally acknowledged that she leads a "bikini kinda life" with her cheeky swimsuit pic in Brazil.

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SALMA HAYEK

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Salma enjoyed her boat ride in the ocean wearing a sexy purple bikini with very chic accessories - a fedora hat, oversize sunglasses and long chain necklace.

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LILY ALDRIDGE

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Lily wished all her Instagram followers a "beautiful" New Year's Day with a sexy beachside photo showing off her pineapple-print bikini.

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KAIA GERBER

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The 16-year-old model captioned this red swimsuit snap "rise and shine" on Instagram, and it immediately gave us flashbacks to her mom Cindy Crawford's famous workout video tape cover. (If the suit looks familiar, it's because it's this Gooseberry Intimates number beloved by tons of celebrities.)

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ALESSANDRA AMBROSIO

The supermodel channeled her inner mermaid as she took a dip in the Brazilian ocean.

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LALA ANTHONY

Girl on fire! LaLa showed off her killer assets in a plunging black one piece while vacationing off in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

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NAOMIE HARRIS

After capturing this picture perfect moment in the Maldives, it's no wonder Naomie Harris said "#ineverwanttoleave" this magical oasis.

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SHAY MITCHELL

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Leaving everything to the imagination, Shay posed topless with her back facing the camera while gazing off in the beautiful distance as she swam in an infinity pool.

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GABRIELLE UNION

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"Hold onto yer hats kids," Union, wearing an Ashanti Swimsuits bikini, captioned this photo from her Dominican Republic vacation.

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TERESA GIUDICE

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The RHONJ star, 45, shows off her yoga-toned abs and sun-kissed highlights in a black bikini while posing for a photo with daughter Audriana, 8, on the beach in Mexico.

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DEMI LOVATO

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Demi has heart eyes for her cherry-print plunging one-piece. "In ❤️ with this bathing suit, " she wrote on Instagram.

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YARA SHAHIDI

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Yara orchestrated a family photoshoot around this flag, then got a solo shot to show off her Aerie knotted bikini (that's on sale now!).

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THE WILLIS WOMEN

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Demi Moore and Bruce Willis' daughters Rumer, Tallulah and Scout Willis pose for a sister bikini photo over the holidays.

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HAILEE STEINFELD

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Not such a white Christmas! Hailee basked in the sun under palm trees on Christmas Eve wearing a hot pink bikini and Privé Revaux aviators.

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BUSY PHILLIPS

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Busy looks like a like a pro Malia Mills swimsuit model in her navy bikini and high-wasited briefs, but the reality is less glamorous: "I have bug bites in places you wouldn't believe," she said in the caption of the photo.

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ASHLEY GRAHAM

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Tested the limits of her Swimsuits For All bikinis when she rode a camel wearing just a swimsuit top and thong-style bottoms during a photoshoot in Agadir, Morocco.

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LORDE

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The singer hit all the right notes with her beachwear look thanks to her ribbed bikini, chic oversize hat and cool button-down cover-up.

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LADY GAGA

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The singer took a break from the stage for some beach time during her Joanne world tour, and she wore an outfit only Lady Gaga could get away with - a chainlink bikini top with white thong bottoms covered in gold chains and towering high heels for a walk along the water.

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KENDALL JENNER

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Kendall merged her two best talents together on her girls' getaway, striking a killer pose for the camera and wearing an itty bitty two-piece.

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DIANE KRUGER

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According to Diane's Instagram caption, 🌞🍸🏊‍, her vacay is full of sun, drinks and swimming in her tropical-print one-piece.

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BELLA HADID

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Ever since she hit the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show runway, Bella has been in a two-piece-only phase.

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EMILY RATAJKOWSKI

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If you thought the waistband on your Thanksgiving Day pants was uncomfortable, consider the wedgie-inducing thong bikini Emily chose for the holiday.

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PRIYANKA CHOPRA

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Most people celebrate Thanksgiving in their baggiest pants and comfiest sweaters. As one can see from the actress's tiny bikini top, Priyanka is not most people.

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JOAN SMALLS

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The supermodel created a whole new take on a comfy vacation wardrobe: fuzzy bathrobes with skimpy bikinis.

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JOSEPHINE SKRIVER, SARA SAMPAIO, LAIS RIBEIRO, JASMINE TOOKES

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When four Victoria's Secret supermodels go on a tropical vacation together, it's hard to know whether their bikini photos are for work or for fun.

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PARIS HILTON

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Paris Hilton/Instagram

Instead of going into a turkey-induced coma after Thanksgiving like the rest of America, Paris jetted off to Thailand and had an improtu-photoshoot in a pink one-piece and pigtails.

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