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Tips on Choosing the Perfect Swimsuit for Your Body Type

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Get ready for the summer with a new swimsuit

With summer or that winter cruise looming, you are likely thinking about investing in one or more great swimsuits to get you through the season or trip in style. Here are some tips on how to choose the perfect bathing suit for your body type.

Swimsuits for Pear Shaped Figure

If your figure is somewhat pear-shaped, consider a swimsuit with a halter top or a ruffled fringe, as these styles help balance your figure. A molded, strapless tankini is also a fantastic choice for your body type, and an especially good option if you hate tan lines.

Swimsuits for Apple or Hourglass Figure

If you have an apple or hourglass body type, a ruched bandeau-top swimsuit is ideal, as it offers good support, but is still stylish and modern. A classic one piece in solid black or white is also a magnificent choice for your type of figure. If you are confident enough for a bikini or other skimpy two-piece, make sure you choose one with a supportive top piece.

Swimsuits for Athletic Type Figure

If you have an athletic-type figure, also called a rectangle shape, a one piece suit with a halter style top, ruching, or a lightly padded built-in bra are all solid choices. A classic two piece string bikini is also a style that flatters your type of figure.

Swimsuits for Plus Size Or Curvy Figure

If you are plus size and curvy, consider a one piece with color blocking, fun patterns, or ruching. Tankinis and blouson tankinis are also excellent styles for your body type.

If you are an avid sun worshiper, make sure you obtain a few new suits before the beginning of the season. This way, you can dress as your mood dictates and always look terrific on the beach.

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