Jo de Mer Floripa cross swimsuit, $280, nancymeyer.com.
Jo de Mer Floripa cross swimsuit, $280, nancymeyer.com.

After nearly two months of wearing bikinis, I’m ready to take a more modest approach to the rest of summer. This black Jo de Mer maillot is the perfect fit: the thin, crisscrossing straps add a great visual detail to another wise classic shape, and come Labor Day, it can certainly function as an elegant top.