Brazilian bikini bottoms in pink with a big bow on the back
photograph by lolli swim


super market: cheeky bikini bottoms

not just for brazilian girls.

by rachael wang

A surprising trend I noticed when I was swiping through racks of swimsuits at the spring 2014 previews was Brazilian cut bikini bottoms. After visiting Hawaii one summer growing up, I was obsessed with finding the certain skimpy bathing suit bottom all the toned, tanned surfer girls were rocking with cool-as-a-cucumber confidence. At the time, scanty swimwear had to be ordered online, though I did stumble upon a bin of 


at a specialty boutique that carried imported goods.

Quest no longer, girls--one needn't look any further than 

Victoria's Secret's homepage

to see that the once exotic novelty is now widely available. If you're ready to channel your inner

Alana Blanchard

, click through the gallery for the perfect cheeky bikini, just in time for Memorial Day.

Beach Riot Sandy Bottom -- $69.00

Rip Curl Tribal Quest Booty Brief -- $39.50

Boys and Arrows Gladys The Gangster Pant -- $90.00

Forever 21 Darling Daisy Ruched Bikini Bottom -- $10.80

Giejo Mixed Ruche Bottom -- $95

L Space Itsy Bottom -- $73.00

Lolli Cheeky Bow Bottoms -- $75.00

Maaji Knots A Lot Bikini with Cheeky Cut Bottom -- $136.24

N.L.P. Cheeky Cut Bottom -- $56.08

Roxy Spring Fling Cheeky Brief -- $36.00

Stone Fox Swim Talia High Waisted Bottom -- $100.00

Tavik Robyn Reversible Minimal Coverage Bottom -- $64.00

Tori Praver Little Kalani Bikini Bottom -- $92.00

Victoria's Secret Cheeky Hipkini Bottom -- $18.50

Volcom Night Out Skimpy Bottom -- $34.00

Wildfox Florida garden Basic Brazilian Bottom -- $62.00

Billabong Surfside Hawaii Bikini Bottom -- $34.00