Best of the City 2010: four choice bathing suits, cut stylishly modest or barely there
Vocado, 171 East Liberty St., Unit 121, 647-347-7153
New Toronto label Destineau is known for its artful patterns—feathers, jewels, cacti and others—designed by illustrator Courtney Wotherspoon. The suits can be ordered in split sizes, and some styles come in matching versions for toddlers. $165.
Harry Rosen, 82 Bloor St. W., 416-972-0556
Even the biggest schlub looks like a captain of industry in Vilebrequin togs, made of fast-drying spinnaker canvas. $230.
Priape, 501 Church St., 416-586-9914
We never believed that geeks would inherit the earth, until they shimmied into a pair of these ultra-sexy, skimpy and utterly mesmerizing pixelated Hom swimmers. $119.
The Room at The Bay, 176 Yonge St., 3rd flr., 416-861-9111
The kaleidoscopic Matthew Williamson one-piece is hard to find—in Canada, it’s available only at The Room. The halter strap is removable
for sunbathing. $450.