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Summer's Hottest Swimsuit Silhouette Is NOT Meant For Swimming

Pray you don't actually need to swim to safety.

Off-the-shoulder swimsuits are officially the hottest swimsuit silhouette of the season, mimicking the growing trend we’ve seen in stores, streets and even the White House.

Goop, J.Crew, Asos, Kohl’s and everyone in between are offering their own versions of the trendy top:

J.Crew's $118 version of the suit. 
J.Crew's $118 version of the suit. 

While the swimsuits are undeniably cute, they’re clearly meant for sitting around the pool. Since you can’t even raise your arms above your head in these suits, you wouldn’t want to try to out-swim a shark in such a getup.

Clearly not all swimsuit are meant for swimming, but these somewhat ridiculous tops would make it tough to even apply sunscreen (and they’d leave behind a pretty nasty tan line, too).

But if you’re cool with weird tan lines and not being able to swim, more power to you. Below are a few of our favorites:

J.Crew
J.Crew
Buy the J.Crew ruffle off-the-shoulder bikini top for $58
Kohl's
Kohls
Luxe by Lisa Vogel
Neiman Marcus/Luxe by Lisa Vogel
Buy the Luxe by Lisa Vogelfringe benefits off-the-shoulder one-piece swimsuit for $148
Target
Target
Buy the Target Xhilaration off-the-shoulder bandeau bikini top for $19.99-$22.99
Jessica Simpson
Jessica Simpson
Buy the Jessica Simpson printed off-the-shoulder one-piece swimsuit for $112
Free People
Free People
Buy the Free People rose solid bikini top for $70
J.Crew
J Crew
Charlotte Russe
Charlotte Russe
Buy the Charlotte Russe floral off-the-shoulder bikini topfor $10.49
Adriana Degreas
Adriana Degreas via Goop
Buy the Adriana Degreasoff-the-shoulder solid bikini for $266

HuffPost reached out to J.Crew, who would not comment, and two other swimwear designers who have yet to comment.

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