Do You Know The Right Swimsuit For Your Body Type?

Wearing a bathing suit is basically like parading around in public in your underwear, so in the name of maintaining your confidence (and your sanity), do yourself a favor: Focus on which style flatters you most. Here, a simple guide to swimwear that will enhance your beautiful shape (and consequently, your entire summer).

Photo: Solid & Striped

You need: Styles with support and a high-cut leg.

Best feature: V-neckline with mesh inlay.

Best feature: Converts to a supportive, strapless style.

Best feature: Adjustable, elasticated straps and high-cut leg.

You need: Tops with eye-catching prints and ruffles.

Best feature: Ruffles and padding.

Best feature: Eye-catching, printed top.

Best feature: Ruffle-enhanced sweetheart style.

You need: Styles in darker colors, with nipped waistlines.

Best feature: Dark prints with nipped waists.

Best feature: Slimming vertical stripes.

Best feature: Optical illusion pattern.

You need: Full-coverage bottoms and patterns that draw the eye upwards.

Best feature: Color-blocked full-coverage bottoms.

Best feature: Adjustable, darker bottoms.

Best feature: Waist cutouts and low-cut back.