How to Score a FREE Bikini at H&M This SwimSuit Shopping Season

Yesterday, I had a pretty epic evening at the mall. I’m going on a very tropical vacation next month and, since I’ll be spending my fair share of time in the sun, at the pool and by the sea, I’ll need more than my fair share of bikinis. Last week I used a $5 Target mobile coupon to save on this already very affordable (and extremely adorable) mint green and cheetah print bikini:

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Yesterday, I decided I needed more swimwear in my vacation wardrobe. At the end of last month, Wrapp, my absolute favorite social gifting app, celebrated its one year anniversary with a free $10 mobile H&M gift card for users who shared its anniversary Facebook status. (New to Wrapp and have no idea what I’m talking about? Read my original Wrapp review right here.) Since my gift card was about to expire, I decided to shop the H&M swim section to see what kind of deals I could find.

I had no idea what I was walking into when I entered the abyss of bikini tress at the front of my H&M. In truth, it was a little wild looking: bikini tops strangling hangers haphazardly and bikini bottoms strewn all over the floor. I couldn’t make sense of the bikini murder scene – until I saw the sale sign announcing tops and bottoms starting at just $4.95. I tried to be a little more polite about how I tackled the bikini trees myself, but I was really excited to dig through them all and find the less-than-$10 swimsuit that was screaming for me. (“Liz, buy me!”)

I found it! It’s tie-dyed white and green, the perfect shade of palm trees, and there’s nothing cheap about it (except the price). It even has some sweet, silver toggles embellishing the ends of the bikini strings to keep them from fraying and to add a touch of shiny:

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My total bikini cost came to $9.90, so I received my bikini for free with ten cents to spare by redeeming my Wrapp card! If you scored one of the free Wrapp $10 H&M gift cards – make sure you hurry on over to your H&M (or shop online) and score your free bikini now. Here’s another style that’s just $9.90, total, top to bottom:

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Didn’t receive an anniversary Wrapp gift card? Don’t worry! You can still exchange free $6 Wrapp gift cards to H&M with your Facebook friends in the Wrapp app.

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Which bikini do you like best? Let me know which style you score for free – or at an extremely steep discount!