Yes it is that time again - swimsuit shopping! The thought of bearing the body after being hidden over winter can send shudders down your spine. To help, we have put together some tips and tricks on what swimsuits suit what body shapes. Follow our tips below to have you beach ready!
You will look great in most swimsuits. We love an hourglass in a vintage inspirted swimsuit that celebrates your curves. The key is to keep your proportions balanced. The one we have chosen is $145 at Prue Trollope for a bit of fun. Look for:
The nautical look illustrates sophistication at sea. Wear a mix of red, blue and white to follow the sailor trend. Stripes are a popular summer bikini trend that you can use to your advantage by adding volume at the top half. We have chosen (below) a Seafolly one piece for $159.95. Horizontal stripes around the bust can create the illusion of your top half seeming broader and balancing your lower half. Look for bottoms that will minimise your lower half and tops that add volume to your bust. Things to look for:
When choosing a swimsuit for an inverted triangle, remember the objective is to balance your body and break-up your broad shoulders a little. We have selected a khaki Seafolly tankini for just $179.99. Things to look for:
For a rectangle body shape, it is all about creating the illusion of curves. We chose this stunning Zimmerman mesh panelled one piece at $395. Other styles to look for:
Look for swimsuits that will define your waist and add curves to your figure to make you seem less round. We have chosen a Miracle Suit that has curves in just the right places for $269. This summer, indulge in the extraordinary prints inspired by India. Things to look for:
We have selected a Baku one-piece that has tummy control for $159.95. Your body shape is all about creating the focus on your bust and de-emphasizing your tummy and hips. Things to look for: