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John Lewis's swimwear sale sees discounts on flattering swimsuits and beach cover-ups

Now's the time to buy your summer holiday beach essentials.

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Everything we're shopping in the John Lewis' swimwear sale. (John Lewis/Yahoo Life UK)

John Lewis has just unveiled a slew of discounts in its early summer sale, and one category that is well worth checking out is the high street brands stylish range of swimwear. Perfect for getting ready ahead of your summer holiday, there's money off swimsuits, bikinis and beach cover-ups.

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There's a mix of super affordable own-brand items, as well as pieces from other high street brands such as Boden, Sloggi and Mint Velvet.

We've got our eye on this Hello Sailor Stripe Belted Swimsuit, reduced from £36 to £28, that is super trendy and flattering - it also comes with removable straps too for a customisable fit.

Also on our wish list is this stylish Savannah Animal Print Swimsuit, that's also now £28, instead of £36. Pair with white linen trousers and a straw hat for a chic beach look.

If you've been on the hunt for full coverage bikini bottoms that will make you look and feel good, take a look at these Palma Textured High Waist Bikini Bottoms, that have been slashed in price from £18 to £14.40.

We've handpicked our favourite styles to shop now while the sale lasts, ranging from maximalist prints, classic block colour swimsuits and flattering shorts, sarongs and linens.

We love the adjustable straps on this striped design, that can be removed too, for tan-line free shoulders. 

What shoppers say: "Beautiful swimsuit, really classy and gives a refined look. Great take on the famous Mattel doll movie of late. Great quality."

£29 at John Lewis

This leopard print swimsuit is the perfect statement piece. It too has detachable straps and is available in sizes 10 to 18.

What shoppers say: "I like the feel of this costume, took it on holiday it was brilliant, comfortable and it is the size it says."

£29 at John Lewis

This retro-style halterneck is the perfect pop of colour for your next trip to the beach. It also has removable cups and tummy control fabric to help you feel supported. 

What shoppers say: "Tried on more expensive branded swim-wear but the make and fabric was better quality! The fit is also wonderful & love the retro vibe! I hate wearing swimming costumes but felt fabulous in this one."

£32 at John Lewis

You can't go wrong with a classic black swimsuit like this. It will stand the test of time, never look dated and always look good. 

What shoppers say: "Very pleased with the fit of this swimsuit.Very comfortable, not too long in the body for me, I'm 5'2". A nice weight.

£34 at John Lewis

This flattering wrap-style has tummy control and cross back straps for extra support. 

What shoppers say: "At last a really well fitting swim suit which looks good and flattering. Not baggy and feels lovely. The material is soft and comfortable."

£31 at John Lewis

Available in pink, yellow and black, this floaty dress will take you from the beach to the beach club. 

What shoppers say: "It fit me perfectly in size and it is a lovely black dress."

£23 at John Lewis

If you love a two piece set but want extra coverage, this vibrant green tankini top ticks every box. 

What shoppers say: "Comfortable to wear, the hem doesn't ride up and the halter neck strap is removable. Long enough to cover down to top of hips."

£26 at John Lewis

This green leopard print bikini top is supportive and adjustable, thanks to the inbuilt uplifting wires and moulded cups. 

What shoppers say: "Great fit. Love a JL bikini. Colour was better in real life."

£24 at John Lewis

This cleverly designed pair of bikini bottoms allows you the choice be as covered up as you like. It's fully lined, simply fold up or down the fabric to customise your level of comfort. 

What shoppers say: "Lovely lined bikini bottoms, very nice material, would definitely recommend."

£14 at John Lewis

This loose-fitting towel dress is ideal for throwing on to dry off at the beach. 

What shoppers say: "Having tried many different beach cover ups, this one fitted the bill. Although towelling, it is quite thin so not too hot and easy to pack."

£28 at John Lewis