Swimsuits to suit every body and taste
The first step to buying a swimsuit is to ID your body type. Then, you can browse the best styles that are designed for your figure and available in a range of flattering fabrics. Here’s our cheat sheet to help you find your match.
If you have a wide waistline, look for styles that will elongate your torso. It’s safest to stick with a one-piece that has a halter or deep-V neck. Look for slimming fabrics, like spandex, and strategically placed coloured panels or ruching to help camouflage your middle.
Distract the eye with a medium-size allover print.
Swimsuit (sizes XS to XL), $39, joefresh.com.
Try a twisted detail at the bust to draw the eye away from the tummy.
Fantasie swimsuit (sizes 32D to 42GG, $144, barenecessities.com.
A rise that sits at your natural waist will prevent muffin tops.
Bikini top (sizes 32A to 36D), $30, and briefs (sizes 2 to 16), $20, hm.com/ca.