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Considering the fact that 3/4 of our calendar year is composed of beach-worthy days, we Angelean ladies take our swimwear shopping super seriously. And although that may mean you've got an entire drawer devoted to the garment, we think there's always room for another fun, figure-flattering suit.

Whether you're pool crashing with a gang of girlfriends, taking a "mental health day" to beach-it-up in Malibu, or planning an out-of-town escape, let this list of local shops be your guide for finding that teeny bikini or tasteful one-piece (or hell, all of the above) you've been searching for. We've included some tried-and-true swimwear staples, as well as some recent additions and temporary pop-ups. Now all you need is a faux glow, and you'll be good to go.

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Montce Swim

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Not even the one-piece styles by this Florida-based brand are for the shy set. Case in point? Both Kendall Jenner and JLo have rocked the itty bitty bikinis and peekaboo monokinis. Miami style to the max. [Photo]

Beach Bunny Swimwear

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Ready to unabashedly show of your hard-earned bikini body? Try this tried-and-true stop for lingerie-inspired suits, teeny triangle tops, cheeky bottoms, and other skin-baring styles. [Photo]
If sleek and sophisticated describes the suit you're searching for, this French brand's Bev Hills shop will likely have what you're looking for. Minimalist, brilliantly cut, flattering fits as far as the eye can see. [Photo]

OndadeMar

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Brightly colored bikinis abound at this Colombian brand's Robertson storefront, which also keeps plenty of playful rompers, jumpuits, and maxi dresses on hand so you can grab a cover up as cute as your suit. [Photo]

Seafolly

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Shop the Aussie brand's wide array of styles, which includes a ton of tummy-taming and super-supportive options. [Photo]

ishine 365

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This Venice pop-up shop is only around through September, but until then you should take advantage of the cool-girl approved inventory which includes suits by Minimale Animale and Amuse. [Photo]

Diane's Beachwear

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This local swimwear store chain (other locations include Calabasas, Santa Monica, and Long Beach) keeps local labels like Swim Like a Mermaid, Tori Praver, and Stone Fox Swim regularly stocked so you can expect to capture the quintessential Cali girl vibe while shopping here. [Photo]

Everything But Water

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This concept shop stocks all the same high-end brands (including Mara Hoffman, Marysia, and Solid and Striped) as its other locations, but limits the color palette to strictly white styles. Hello, Hamptons! [Photo]

Letarte

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The Hawaiian brand's beachy brick-and-mortar in Newport keeps the shelves stocked with the label's signature boho-meets-sporty styles for swimwear, coverups, and surf essentials. [Photo]

San Lorenzo Bikinis

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Sassy suits by the likes of Acacia and Issa De Mar line the racks of San Lorenzo's several local sotrefronts (you can also shop in El Segundo or Newport), but we appreciate the close proximity of this one to one of our fave beaches, the 'Bu. [Photo]

The Beverly Hills Bikini Shop

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Don't let the name fool you. This iconic, reliable swimwear shop offers tasteful one-pieces and coverups in addition to their beloved bikinis by brands like Vitamin A and Mary Grace Swim. [Photo]

Malia Mills

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Bra-sized bikini tops means your "girls" will be getting the best fit possible when you shop at this NYC brand's Brentwood Country Mart outpost. [Photo]

Montce Swim

Not even the one-piece styles by this Florida-based brand are for the shy set. Case in point? Both Kendall Jenner and JLo have rocked the itty bitty bikinis and peekaboo monokinis. Miami style to the max. [Photo]

Beach Bunny Swimwear

Ready to unabashedly show of your hard-earned bikini body? Try this tried-and-true stop for lingerie-inspired suits, teeny triangle tops, cheeky bottoms, and other skin-baring styles. [Photo]

Eres

If sleek and sophisticated describes the suit you're searching for, this French brand's Bev Hills shop will likely have what you're looking for. Minimalist, brilliantly cut, flattering fits as far as the eye can see. [Photo]

OndadeMar

Brightly colored bikinis abound at this Colombian brand's Robertson storefront, which also keeps plenty of playful rompers, jumpuits, and maxi dresses on hand so you can grab a cover up as cute as your suit. [Photo]

Seafolly

Shop the Aussie brand's wide array of styles, which includes a ton of tummy-taming and super-supportive options. [Photo]

ishine 365

This Venice pop-up shop is only around through September, but until then you should take advantage of the cool-girl approved inventory which includes suits by Minimale Animale and Amuse. [Photo]

Diane's Beachwear

This local swimwear store chain (other locations include Calabasas, Santa Monica, and Long Beach) keeps local labels like Swim Like a Mermaid, Tori Praver, and Stone Fox Swim regularly stocked so you can expect to capture the quintessential Cali girl vibe while shopping here. [Photo]

Everything But Water

This concept shop stocks all the same high-end brands (including Mara Hoffman, Marysia, and Solid and Striped) as its other locations, but limits the color palette to strictly white styles. Hello, Hamptons! [Photo]

Letarte

The Hawaiian brand's beachy brick-and-mortar in Newport keeps the shelves stocked with the label's signature boho-meets-sporty styles for swimwear, coverups, and surf essentials. [Photo]

San Lorenzo Bikinis

Sassy suits by the likes of Acacia and Issa De Mar line the racks of San Lorenzo's several local sotrefronts (you can also shop in El Segundo or Newport), but we appreciate the close proximity of this one to one of our fave beaches, the 'Bu. [Photo]

The Beverly Hills Bikini Shop

Don't let the name fool you. This iconic, reliable swimwear shop offers tasteful one-pieces and coverups in addition to their beloved bikinis by brands like Vitamin A and Mary Grace Swim. [Photo]

Malia Mills

Bra-sized bikini tops means your "girls" will be getting the best fit possible when you shop at this NYC brand's Brentwood Country Mart outpost. [Photo]