Bathing Suits Perfect for Every Body Type

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[title subtitle="In the right suit ;) "]Just Keep Swimming[/title] Happy almost summer, you guys! That said, what better a way to welcome the warmer weather than by discussing what I find to be the most intimidating item of clothing? Yup, you guessed it: bathing suits!

Spending hours in a dressing room trying on bikinis and one-pieces can be downright annoying and stressful. What looks amazing on your best friend might not always look as flattering on you. Luckily though, with the many different designs and creative cuts swim brands are coming out with, there’s a bathing suit to fit all body types.

For my five two petite body frame, I gravitate towards swimwear that helps me create the illusion of a bigger chest (i.e. ruffles or cut outs). And, I also look for bottoms that hug my waist. My favorite brand? L-Space by Monica Wise.

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If you’re the opposite of me and more top heavy, I recommend a suit with an underwire or thicker strap to give you that extra level of comfort and support. Long torso or athletic? Try a high-waisted suit! Not only are they the hottest trend on the market, but they also really flatter your curves.

When purchasing a high-waisted bottom, pick one that rests slightly above the belly button to avoid any unnecessary pinching at the waist (a.k.a. love handles).

Still unsure? Opt for a one-piece! They’re all over Instagram. Selena Gomez, Kendall Jenner, and Gigi Hadid have been known to sport one or two. With so many one-piece styles available—ones with deep v-necks, scooped backs, and mesh—I’m positive you’ll be able to find one that’s both tasteful and flattering on you!

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Feature image via Claudia Cox