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.
Abracadabra Reversible Suit
Best feature: V-neckline with mesh inlay.
T by Alexander Wang
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.
Blue Bikini Bottoms
Blue Bikini Top
Farrah Wild Thing Bikini
Best feature: Eye-catching, printed top.
Ceramic Frill Bikini
Best feature: Ruffle-enhanced sweetheart style.
You need: Styles in darker colors, with nipped waistlines.
Floral One-Piece Swimsuit
Dolce & Gabbana
Best feature: Dark prints with nipped waists.
The Anne-Marie in Bold Stripe
Solid & Striped
Best feature: Slimming vertical stripes.
Best feature: Optical illusion pattern.
You need: Full-coverage bottoms and patterns that draw the eye upwards.
Tile Print Bikini
Best feature: Color-blocked full-coverage bottoms.
Best feature: Adjustable, darker bottoms.
Monaco Printed Bikini
Vantau Lace Brief
Reversible Cutout Swimsuit
Best feature: Waist cutouts and low-cut back.