But with a summer holiday typically involving some time around a pool, swimsuits need to be factored into our overall Independence Day aesthetic. Thankfully, there are plenty of bikinis in the same colors as the American flag you can wear today. Combining the colors is obviously the most ideal choice for celebrating July 4.
Between their envy-inducing abs and super-toned stems, these celebrities are bringing the heat this summer! We tracked down the hottest beach bodies of the year—plus their best diet and fitness secrets. Steal their tricks and train like a celebrity!
They've got the kind of abs definition and carved quads you might even find yourself coveting in the gym. Michelle Lewin shows off her toned and curvaceous body while on the beach enjoying the sun in Miami. Bella Hadid goes jet skiing in Cannes with a friend.
From bright bikinis to retro two-pieces, these celebs know how to make a major style statement at the beach! The family famous for Photoshop fails just got really real on Instagram. Kourtney K posed in a black one-piece swimsuit showing off a booty full of beautiful, rippling stretch marks. It's official: Kourtney is now the most interesting to look at.
The actress soaked up the last bit of summer while showing off her toned body and new striped bikini from her eponymous swimsuit line. Yolanda looked like she was shooting her own swimsuit ad as she gleefully splashed around the shoreline with her adorable dog while showing off her toned figure in a yellow bikini. During her trip to Thailand, the supermodel shared some pics of her beautiful surroundings and bright blue bikini on Instagram.
The year was the hottest year yet for several stars who stripped down and bared their beach bodies. Whether it was dangerously revealing bikinis or curve-hugging one-pieces, these Hollywood celebs had no trouble finding the nearest camera to proudly unveil their sizzling styles and provide some shore-side inspirations for fans dreaming of endless summers. After breaking a major sweat while narrowing down our list, check out some of our favorite snaps from
We were blessed with so many steamy bikini moments last year, and stars certainly didn't waste any time turning up the heat this year. In just the first week of January, Pippa MiddletonAlessandra Ambrosio, Mariah CareyRosie Huntington-Whiteleyand Iskra Lawrence all made our hearts beat a little bit faster as they bared their bikini bodies on the beach or social media. Chrissy Teigen also shared photos from her Summer trip to Italyand we're still sweating from them.
Her Instagram post calls out the fact that most of the time, bikini pics on social media are a far cry from reality. Thanks to social media, exposure to photos of airbrushed models with seemingly perfect washboard abs is pretty much unavoidable. These ads and 'candid' photos can start to skew your reality of what's 'normal'—and make the idea of posting a bikini pic without any retouching or filters completely nerve-wracking.
It also happens to be the place where most celebrities live and can be found running around the beaches of Malibu or taking selfies on their tropical weekend getaways. Each year, celeb swimwear trends seem to be getting quite literally smaller and smaller. Caution: Wave-hitting wardrobe malfunctions come with the territory.