Womens Swim Wear

... Guide to Selecting Your Best & Most-flattering Swimwear


Womens swim wear is probably one of summer's and tropical vacations many delights for a fashionista. From retro polka dot bikinis to refreshing sun dresses - this season is primed for sizzling hot beach wear. There's a lot less pressure on following the trends these days - so anything that makes you feel and look good will do!

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In this Shopping & Style Guide to Womens Swim Wear you'll discover fashion advice, tips, ideas and inspiration on:
  • What swimsuit styles flatter your body figure - details that complement you body proportions, height and body scale
  • The types of swimsuits (bikini, tankini, one piece, etc.) that are worth investing in and that will never go out of style
  • Swimwear add-ons and accessories to personalize your swimsuit look - from cover-ups to dresses
  • Shopping recommendations and buying tips on the latest womens swim wear

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Swimwear comes in a variety of styles, but it's less about the look and more about personal style.

There's a plethora of swimsuit options - and no matter your size, shape, taste or mood - there is something for every woman. Simply, by knowing what you want and what looks good on you, you've already done half the work in finding the perfect swimwear for summer!

If the thought of baring your body out in public is giving you the jitters then you should know that there are various solutions to covering yourself up without sacrificing style.

So if you want to wear something to soothe your insecurities when you're on the beach or by the pool, opt for modest swimwear alternatives such as: Swim suit cover-ups, sun dresses, tankinis, swim dresses and one piece bathing suits.

There's no need to worry about looking outdated in a full-cover swimsuit, one pieces have made a comeback and are considered to be summer essentials for many fashionistas!

So before you dip your toes in the sand, make sure you take a look at these guides:




How to buy the best swimsuit for your body shape -  how to look your best in swimwear
What Are Your Best Swimwear Styles?

Swimwear easily unveil your preconceived "figure flaws" so wearing the right swimsuit or bikini that will strategically camouflage these imperfections and rather accentuate your best assets.

This page gives you the guidelines on how to choose swimwear that is best suited for your body shape and "problem areas". A must-read!

You'll also discover:

  • What swimsuit styles give the most for your money
  • The best swimwear for your body shape

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Slimming Swimsuits

There's no need to bite the bullet when you're at your most vulnerable in a hip-revealing swimsuit. There are a great deal of swimsuit styles that can camouflage 10 pounds off your body and provide modest coverage.

Learn more about Slimming Swimsuits »




Shop the latest trendy Plus size bathing suit
Plus Size Bathing Suits

Two of the best plus size swimsuit styles are tankinis and swim dresses because they effectively skim over the lumps and bumps, "tuckin" in the extras, giving enough support around the bust.

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Check out the latest tankini swimwear for plus size women. Great for moderate but stylish cover-up.

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Shop the latest Cheap swimsuits, bikinis, tankinis and one-piece bathing suits
Cheap Swimsuits & Bikinis

Short on money?

Then cheap swimsuits and cheap bikinis are the way to go. The downside to them is that they usually don't have a unique design like the pricier ones - but you can easily make it look trendier by coupling the bottom or top with another bikini style.

Check out these low-priced Swimsuits & Bikinis »




Shop the latest Cute bathing suits
Cute Bathing Suits

The summer heat definitely gives you good excuse to play up your girly side with cute swimsuits and bikinis.

Cute swimwear ranges from ruffles to sweet pastel colors. Polkadot to crochet.

Chic's Guide to Cute Bathing Suits »




Shop the latest Swim dresses
Swim Dresses

Swim dresses are another great alternative to regular one-piece swimsuits. You can find them in various styles, from tube to tan and halter top. Bouncy ruffle to straight hemline - you'll be sure to find something that tickles your taste!

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Shop the latest Tankini swimwear
Tankini Swimwear

If you're not comfortable showing off your skin, due to childbirth, extra weight around the torso, etc., then a tankini swimsuit should be one of your top bathing suit choices!

Tankini swimwear offers coverage without looking outdated. Good at holding in your tummy as well.

Chic's Guide to Tankini Swimwear »




Shop the latest One piece bathing suits
One Piece Bathing Suits

One piece swimsuits provide more coverage and elegance - which are excellent when you're lounging by the pool. They're also more forgiving if you want to disguise the extra flab. They're stylish too!

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Shop the latest Swimsuit cover ups
Swimsuit Coverups

Swimsuit cover ups are necessary when you want to conceal your body after a whole day of sun frolicking. Or when you simply want to camouflage your extra bits :)

Chic's Guide to Swimsuit Coverups »



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How to Buy Womens Swim Wear

Swimsuits are the most revealing fashion garments that unveil imperfections that you normally hide under clothes, so selecting the right swim wear is quite crucial to looking beach-perfect. Not will it help you look your best on the beach - you'll save time and money because you'll likely to wear them again!

Compared to other fashion accessories and women's clothing, there really is no rule to what styles to secure.

Yes, you do have the classic like black bikini or polka dot tankini, but they're not a must unless you want to look classy :-) So the best way to get the most out of your swimwear is to choose a piece that reflects your personality and go for something that looks pretty/sexy/glamorous (you choose) and most importantly, boosts your self-esteem!

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