12 Swimsuits that Give the Weirdest Tan Lines

Those super avant-garde, impractical swimsuits you see models wearing on the runways? They may look fabulous indoors, but if you wore the same swimsuit for an entire day at the beach without obsessively applying SPF, you'd have a different story—and a bunch of terrible tan lines. We've collected the cruelest swimsuits in terms of sun signature below.

1. Grill marks are not just for hamburgers anymore.


2. We wonder how long it took to put this swimsuit on.


3. This suspender tan reminds you that even though it’s summer, you are a nerdy student year-round.


4. If you hate even tans, and every aspect of the word "even"...


5. This swimsuit makes 9th grade geometry look like a piece of cake.


6. However you slice it, your body will be three different shades.


7. In case you wanted the sexy abs of a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle.


8. At least the tan spots are evenly distributed!


9. We envy the girl who can pull of this edgy number (and explain her interesting tan lines).


10. The swimsuit looks adorable on the model, but the resulting tan would look like a really bad game of Tetris (the long pieces always come at the worst times).


11. Forethought: designing a swimsuit that will give you tan lines that make you resemble the T-Rex on the very suit.


 12. This suit gives a new meaning to tree-lover.

Connie is a professional and creative writing major at Carnegie Mellon University. She is currently obsessed with pole fitness, pumpkin bread, and '80s fashion.

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