How to Find the Best Bathing Suit Fit for Your Bod
Is it the middle of summer and you still can’t find a suit that you love?
If you’re having a hard time finding swimwear to flatter your shape these pointers may help solve your swimsuit dilemmas and leave you feeling confident and carefree. So its time to stop stressing and start enjoying your summer!
Busty or Full Figured
If you have a bigger chest, bathing suits with mix-matched tops and bottoms will be more flattering on your body type. Try to find a bottom with a print or a pop of color, while wearing a solid color top elongate your body. If you are looking for more coverage, Tankinis are another great option, it will emphasis your curves without showing too much skin. Regardless of style, a bathing suit top with cup support is a swimsuit staple for any girl – as this will allow you to do all types of activities and still feel comfortable.
If you’re smaller on top, bathing suits with patterns will help accentuate the bust line and make you look bigger on top. If bikini’s are your go to – try to wear matching tops and bottoms, but if you want to mix and match wear a patterned top and solid bottom which will emphasize your bust size. If you’re not afraid to show a little skin, go for a smaller top. A top with less material will prevent the suit from flattening and overpowering a petite torso. But, if you’re looking for more coverage, cutout one pieces are a great alternative that will create flattering curves.
If you want to elongate your legs, opt for a bottom that has a high cut. The more skin you show, the longer your legs will appear. Fortunately, high leg cuts are available with both bikini bottoms and one pieces, so you can choose what coverage you are most comfortable with. If you’re looking to lengthen your torso, opt for a bikini bottom that has a low rise – this will make your torso appear much longer.
Feminine cuts and details look great on an athletic body. Heart shaped tops and twisted bandeaus are especially flattering. Don’t be afraid to go for floral or patterned prints, which will soften a more muscular body. If you have broad shoulders, opt for a suite that has cutouts or designs on the sides and a plainer front and back – this will give a more balanced overall look. Asymmetrical necklines are another great option that will draw attention away from broad shoulders.
Give your body curves by wearing a bathing suits with ruffles, shirring, rings, padding and bold prints. Opt for a colorful suit because simple bathing suits may look flat and unflattering.
If you have a fuller backside, opt for a bathing suit with moderate to full coverage. More coverage will be more flattering and comfortable. A suit with less fabric may ride up and become a constant annoyance or it may draw more attention to your backside. High waists, solid colors, or small prints on the bottom are a great option, as they will balance out your top and complement your curvy figure.
If you have a smaller or less voluminous behind, opt for a bottom with less material. A full coverage bottom will make your butt look flatter – so, in this case, the smaller and skimpier the better! If you’re more comfortable with more coverage or are looking to maximize your backside – choose a bottom in a bright color, pattern, or with a ruching detail. These details will help to give your bottom a nice shape.