20/01/2017 12:25 GMT

Nearly-Naked Bikinis Are Set To Be The Hottest Swimwear Trend Of 2017

You can thank Kim Kardashian for this one.

The nearly-naked trend is showing no signs of abating in 2017, in fact it has evolved from sheer gowns to encompass what is already one of the most flesh-baring items in your wardrobe - swimwear.

Searches for “nude” swimsuits are up 145% compared to this time last year at shopping site Polyvore, according to a report by Racked.

Racked credit Kim Kardashian and her sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner as being the catalyst for this trend - and Kim certainly did nail the look last August.

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Kanye West’s latest Yeezy collection certainly also has part to play.

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Models pose on the runway at the Kanye West Yeezy Season 4 fashion show on 7 September 2016 in New York City, US.

This trend will certainly make people do a double take - but if giving the impression you’re in your birthday suit makes you feel a little bashful, you can still get in on this look by going for a flesh-tone that differs from your own.

Mix and match cross over front bikini top, £10, super high leg bikini bottoms, £8, from Missguided.
Moulded ring triangle bikini top, £14, bikini ring tanga briefs, £10, from Topshop.
Forever 21
Plunging one-piece, £21, from Forever 21.
Bikini top, £12.99, bikini bottom briefs, £7.99 from H&M.
Nasty Gal
Alina swimsuit, £54, from Nasty Gal.
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