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Fab Body Guide, Part One: The Best Swimsuits For Full Figures

Ah, the quest for the perfect swimsuit. After trying on numerous bikinis, one pieces, monokinis — you name it — what was once a fun shopping expenditure can sometimes turn into a disheartening experience. Believe me, I know how it feels.

Regardless to what you may think, full-figured women have a lot of different options to choose from. Complement your curves with a sexy one piece or dare to bare in a bikini. The key: Try to avoid suits with little or no support.

To learn what kind of suits are best for a large bust, bottom heavy, and plus-sized figures,


  • Large Bust: If you're plentiful in this area, look to halter-style bathing suits. Wide bands around the midriff will give your girls much-needed support and lift while showing off some of that sexy décolletage.
  • Bottom Heavy: Minimize a heavy tush with a bikini bottom that has a wide set band or opt for a short, skirted version. Avoid string bikini bottoms and boy shorts.
  • Plus-Size: Swim dresses are flattering to plus-sized figures. Look for darker colors and prints with longer or shorter lengths to conceal or reveal as much as you please. Avoid baggy fits and bright colors.


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