Agent Provocateur Kandy Girl bikini Cost: $225* Agent Provocateur, known for stylish and racy lingerie, also offers swimwear--little bikinis that offer bra-like qualities and support. The Kandy Girl bikini, available in red-and-white or blue-and-white stripes, has adjustable straps and padded cups to create décolletage. Cosabella Mare Collection Tanzania bandeau top and low-rider string bikini Cost: $131 The brightly colored bikinis from the Cosabella Mare Summer 2006 collection might inspire you to venture farther than the Hamptons. The patterned swimwear was inspired by the exotic landscapes and cultures of India and Africa. Diane von Furstenberg Beach Collection Flamingo bikini Cost: $140* to $155** The queen of the wrap dress has teamed with Italian company Mantero Seta Spa to create a new collection of swimwear inspired by the "European glamour of the 1960s." The line also features beachwear and accessories to compliment the flirty, retro bandeau tops and string bikinis. Escada Pacific Paradise bikini Cost: $540* Inspired by floral, tropical prints, Escada's Pacific Paradise collection features eye-catching colors such as lime green. Matching clothes and accessories help the collection easily transition from beachwear into daywear. Gottex Black Venus bandeau bikini Cost: $178* Gottex is known for its silk screen designs and engineered prints; each year the company offers more than 260 new swim designs. Linda Sassoon, U.S. president of the company, says American buyers have typically stuck to neutral colors such as brown, white and black, but this year, there's a resurgence of red, olive green and navy.