Bathing Suits that Suit You

Bathing Suits that Suit You

  Ah, summer is here again. You know what that means, swimsuit time. Yep, time to tone your legs, slather up your body with sunscreen and rock a bathing suit.

One of the things I love about fashion is that the designers are so clever and crafty that they manage to come up with different styles for different sizes. If you are straight with no curves, there's a suit for you. If you're curvy, there's one for you too. Everyone has the ability to pick the right suit for your body.

I personally love J.Crew and Mara Hoffman , Vix and Zimmerman for stable suits. My other fun tip is that you don't have to buy both top and bottom from one collection. I'm a big believer and mixing and matching!


Here is my summer guide to swimwear.


For My Curvy Girls

Curves are something to be proud of. Nothing screams woman quite like some good curves. Swimsuits are a great way of showing off the curves you love and hiding the ones you don't.

If you are large busted the best idea is to wear a halter top bathing suit that give your breasts maximum support while drawing the eyes up to your oh so seductive cleavage.

If you have larger hips and thighs you'll want to stick to bathing suits with boy shorts for bottoms. These are able to draw the eye down and away from the hip line and elongate your waist.

If you have a thick mid-section the best option is a 1950's inspired one piece. The tops are generally high cut and halter necks and the bottoms are typically rouched. The rouching plays a fast one on your eyes. It makes your eyes think that there is less underneath the fabric than there really is.


For my String Beans:

If you are straight and don't have any curves fear not. The right suit can instantly give the illusion that you do.

Pairing a scoop-neck top with a higher hipped bottom will create an oval effect over your midsection. This, in turn, will create the illusion that you have more curves going on than you really do.

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