These days, we do a lot of our swimsuit shopping online, and for that, we could all benefit from a handy sizing guide. These look different on virtually every site we visit, so it can be frustrating to figure out how to correlate our measurements with the right bikini top. We talked to Megan Balch and Jaime Barker, co-founders of luxury swimwear brand Flagpole, who offered up a few trusty tips that make browsing the Internet for your next great beach look a breeze.
Flagpole is a label known for its colorblock one-pieces and high-waisted, retro-inspired two-pieces, all of which feature strategically placed cutouts and unexpected silhouettes. Needless to say, Megan and Jaime think about fit, body shape, and structure on a daily basis. Read on for their opinions about analyzing size charts, choosing quality over quantity, and much more.