You wait so long for swim season to arrive—or at the very least, to be able to go somewhere that requires a swimsuit. You spend so much time scouring the market for that perfect one-piece or bikini.

Ahead, you'll find ten outfits that illustrate the tips, and offer some fresh inspiration—and motivation—for wearing your favorite summer suit off the beach.

There are a few styling tidbits that translate pretty much across the board.