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Which Swimsuit Are You Most Comfortable In?

So it's August and I'm sure many of you have been spending a lot of time soaking in the sunshine and playing in the water. Typically, summertime can bring up a lot of anxiety for women when they think about having to put on a swimsuit. So tell me. . .


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wambalus wambalus 9 years
Having swum competitively all through high school and college, I cannot wear anything other than a one-piece. Partly because once I get in the water I go into automatic training mode and partly the thought of wearing something with the potential for a wardrobe malfunction is daunting. I did used to have a Speedo training two-piece which I liked, but I still felt the bottoms created too much drag. However as I live in Scotland the problem of what to wear on the beach/by the pool doesn't really come up!
AbigailSwPeaLily AbigailSwPeaLily 9 years
The shorts like bottoms from such catalogues have the same bathing suit material
AbigailSwPeaLily AbigailSwPeaLily 9 years
I refuse to wear any sort of swimsuit as they usually are skimpy and remove easily when going on slides. also give more awful unappealing suntan marks. Since I prefer to tan even I stick with some shorts of the material from catalogers such a Lane Bryant or so. and add to this a simple baby doll T shirt that's super tight and light gray or white. I prefer not to attract the bees or bugs with bright colors. I also prefer to maintain self respect by keeping this beautiful body separate from the elements and some sort of creepy guys hanging around the beach.
wiggle wiggle 9 years
I just got a shortini (new word to me and i love it). The top is a halter and the bottoms are shorts that really cover up my behind, like very short shorts. I went hiking around a lake in the suit and was totally comfortable in and out of the water.
SomethingWicked SomethingWicked 9 years
anything that covers up my problem areas (thighs and tummy)....then I am good :)
lawchick lawchick 9 years
My honeymoon is the only time I have worn a swimsuit in the past 10 years, and I don't plan on doing it again anytime soon! I wore a tankini and felt less exposed that way, but I don't know that it was any more flattering than a bikini would have been. I'm short and thin, but pretty pear shaped, ugh.
Martini-Rossi Martini-Rossi 9 years
Sporty or skimpy bikini.
ilanac13 ilanac13 9 years
lucky for me i haven't had much time to wear one - but i think that i personally like bandeau tops and low slung bottoms, and then i'll usually wear a skirt or shorts over the bottoms cause i don't like ppl to see my thighs. i'm just weird like that!
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 9 years
"I think it's pathetic when a woman can't wear a certain type of bathing suit because her husband doesn't like the attention that she gets. Are you required to run everything you wear by your "D"H to ensure it gets his approval?" Well, with my husband, it's kind of cute, in my opinion. He ONLY draws the line with my bikinis, nothing else in my wardrobe. When I was modelling my new bikini for him, he gently said,"You look good. Please, can this be for my eyes only? Please don't share this with other men. This should be a husband-privilege." My husband was very sweet and flattering about it. He left it up to me, and I decided to be considerate of this feelings. My husband is a very good spouse. I was inspired to do this for him. Besides, sometimes I do lounge around the home with my bikini. He likes it. It makes for an interesting evening. :)
teacherturtle1 teacherturtle1 9 years
i say majority rules! ;)
g1amourpuss g1amourpuss 9 years
oh yeah, ditto amber_castaldo. (you are really pretty in your pictures, btw.)
g1amourpuss g1amourpuss 9 years
cgmaetc lol, right!? Natural Double D's here.. try keeping these babies put up =/
amber_castaldo amber_castaldo 9 years
I have had a baby so I am all about the one piece.
princess_eab princess_eab 9 years
Well, by the time I feel ready to wear a swimsuit at all, my body's usually decent enough for a bikini. For some reason skimpier looks better than a tankini or something.
tigr3bianca tigr3bianca 9 years
I own several different kinds, a very skimpy bikini, a tankini, and board shorts with a matching halter bikini top. The very skimpy I wear only at the pool and the others I wear at the beach because they don't fall off in the waves. I agree with cjmaetc that bikini makers need to make something for those more top heavy. When I was a D cup, I just didn't wear a bathing suit.
insanitypepper insanitypepper 9 years
Last year I bought a pair of board shorts to wear over my ten year old bikini. The cellulite won that round.
Spectra Spectra 9 years
I like my bikini or a tankini if it's cut right. Some tankinis make me look stumpy, but a good bikini with high-cut legs makes me look great. Still, I'm really self-conscious about showing my body off in husband doesn't like it when other guys look at me either, lol :)
Jude-C Jude-C 9 years
String bikini with a Brazilian-style bottom.
sparklestar sparklestar 9 years
A regular bikini or a tankini.
cgmaetc cgmaetc 9 years
How about one that fits? Seriously, these designers need to stop making halter top bikini's for us D-cups... do you know how heavy D-boobs are?
runningesq runningesq 9 years
A regular bikini if I'm hanging out at the beach or the pool ... a one piece speedo (from HIGH SCHOOL ... 8 years ago) when I'm training. ... I think it's pathetic when a woman can't wear a certain type of bathing suit because her husband doesn't like the attention that she gets. Are you required to run everything you wear by your "D"H to ensure it gets his approval?
lilCROAT03 lilCROAT03 9 years
i wear one of those short/thongs...its like a boyshort but it's more up in your booty like...the underwear. i like it bc i can't wear the triangle butt bikini. its just ugh.
Red-Sharpie Red-Sharpie 9 years
Bikini for me. I've tried tankinis but I think my torso is too short or something because they just make me look fat. The shortinis look terrible on me too and I never see any cute one pieces these days. All my hard work at the gym has to be for something right?
paramita paramita 9 years
Like GlowingMoon, DH also don't like me wearing bikini. I look hot :P. Also, because I swim a lot and quite active, I think a one piece is best for me!
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 9 years
Sadly, I'm not comfortable in any swimsuit. I'm petite and slim but I'm super self-conscious about my body half naked. :(
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