Do You Know The Right Swimsuit For Your Body Type?

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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

$530

Id Sarrieri

Best feature: V-neckline with mesh inlay.

Cutout Swimsuit

$375

T by Alexander Wang

Best feature: Converts to a supportive, strapless style.

Indus One-Piece

$215

Cali Dreaming

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

$13

H&M

Blue Bikini Top

$20

H&M

Farrah Wild Thing Bikini

$85

Best feature: Eye-catching, printed top.

Ceramic Frill Bikini

$230

Zimmermann

Best feature: Ruffle-enhanced sweetheart style.

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

Floral One-Piece Swimsuit

$725

Dolce & Gabbana

Best feature: Dark prints with nipped waists.

The Anne-Marie in Bold Stripe

$158

Solid & Striped

Best feature: Slimming vertical stripes.

Bowery Maillot

$317

Marysia

Best feature: Optical illusion pattern.

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

Tile Print Bikini

$65

Topshop

Best feature: Color-blocked full-coverage bottoms.

Best feature: Adjustable, darker bottoms.

Monaco Printed Bikini

$110

Mikoh

Vantau Lace Brief

$110

Mikoh

Reversible Cutout Swimsuit

$245

Mara Hoffman

Best feature: Waist cutouts and low-cut back.