Best Swimsuits for All Body Types

Posted on 13 July 2016

Fear and Frustration

Summer. Vacation. Swimming. Fear and frustration is what comes to many minds when the thought of swimsuit shopping arises. This article combines and breaks down all the best tips for every body type out there, in order to find the right swimwear. With the endless options of brands and styles, I'm here to try to make sense of it all for you and narrow down your best options, based on what's going to best fit and flatter your frame! There's no such thing as a perfect body, but there is a way to be best dressed for your body type. Women's body types come in all shapes and sizes, so I'm here to help both accentuate and hide certain areas to allow you to feel most confident in whatever it is you're wearing. Curvy or athletic body type, we've got tips on everything to make you look and feel your best.

Define Your Body Type:

Based on the 4 body types below, which body shape would you relate to most?

Athletic                           Straight                              Pear                           Curvy



Athletic: straight up and down, with few curves

Focus: Play up your curves and flaunt that frame. Stick to feminine cuts and frills.

Tips and Tricks: Pick tops and bottoms with prints, ruffles, and feminine flair that can help create the appearance of a curvier figure.

Do's: one piece swimwear with side cut-outs.

Don'ts: bandeau bikini tops.



Straight: few curves, waste and hip are pretty equal

Focus: You lucky girls have two choices. #1) Create an illusion of curves OR #2) Take advantage, have fun, and wear a skimpy bikini style.

Tips and Tricks: Enhance boobs and butt with ruffles or extra padding.

Do's: Bra shaped bikini tops, push-up bikini tops, and certain halter bikini tops.

Don’ts:  Bandeau squashing bikini tops.



Pear: wider on bottom than top

Focus: Balancing your body by getting the appropriate coverage needed for that booty.

Tips and Tricks: camouflage those hips with a full coverage swim skirt or boy shorts.

Do's: Plunging neckline and cleavage detailing molded bikini top.

Don'ts: Bold printed or ruffled bikini bottoms.



Curvy: full butt, hips, thighs, and all. Definite hour glass

Focus: Highlight those curves, while keeping the assets in place with the proper support and coverage.

Tips and Tricks: Steer clear of ruffles and bolded prints.

Do's: Underwire or halter style bikini tops, high-waisted bikini bottoms.

Don'ts: String bikinis.

If your follow the tips mentioned above, you'll be sure to be best dressed no matter where you go. And remember, these online tips are not just for the people looking at you, but rather these will help to boost your inner confidence needed to strut down that beach. You will be smiling from ear to ear feeling sexy and beautiful. It's time to embrace our female figures and feel the greatest.

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