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.
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.