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On-Trend Flattering Swimsuits for All Body Types

Whether you prefer a modern monokini or surf-friendly bikini, we’ve rounded up the best swimsuits that flatter all body shapes and sizes. This season it was all about colour-blocking, lacy details, vintage silhouettes and one-piece wonders.

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paneled one-piece swimsuit

Sporty Chic

This extremely flattering swimsuit is adorable, thanks to its colour-blocking design, this vibrant one-piece will make a major splash.

Ava swimsuit from Rosa Faia, $140, visit anita.com to find the nearest boutique.

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Striped triangle binkini with thick band

Walk the Line

Oh so classic, stripes help to create the illusion of a fuller bust on this flattering swimsuit. This top also includes removable inserts for another lift. Opt for bikini bottoms if you don’t need too much coverage.

H&M Bikini Top, $19.99 + Tanga Bikini Bottoms, $14.99, hm.com

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Palm halter bikini

Taste of the Tropics

A halter shape is perfect for women who require more support up top. Not to mention this flattering swimsuit is less prone to falling off when doing water activities.

J. Crew Cropped Halter Swim Top in Palm Leaf Print, $76 + Surf Hipster Bikini Bottom, $58, jcrew.com

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Colourful bandeau-style tankini

Total Technicolour

For a two-piece with a little extra coverage, try a tankini top. This mind-bending print is totally beach-friendly with removable straps and lined top.

La Vie En Rose Tankini Top, $55.95 + Bikini Bottom, $29.95, lavieenrose.com

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Surf’s Up

Petite women looking for a boost up top will find the triangle style flattering and the contrasting colours add a pop.

Route 101 Triangle Bikini Top, $38 + Bikini Bottom, $38, bikinivillage.com

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Scuba-style black one-piece

Back in Black

Who says one-pieces need to be boring? This black flattering swimsuit has sexy details like a front zip and mesh panels for a modern silhouette.

Profile Monte Carlo High Neck Zip One-Piece, $174, swimco.com

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Two-piece bikini, with ruffle floral print top and black ruched bottom

Girly Details

The off-the-shoulder ruffle trend has made its way to swimwear in a very pretty way. The pretty detail adds the illusion of volume up top.

Malai Dark Balaso Off Shoulder Top, $93 + Black Ruched Bottom, $48, theorchidboutique.com

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Salmon pink deep-v one-piece

Pretty in Pink

Elongate those gams with a high-cut suit and plunging neckline on this flattering swimsuit. While the tiny stud details add a touch of glam.

Vince Camuto One-Piece Swimsuit, $142.87, nordstrom.com

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halter neck bikini

Fit to Flatter

A classic halter that’s flattering on basically all shapes and sizes, the adjustable neck and back ties make it easy to wear.

Prana Riviera Lahari Halter Bikini Top, $70 + Prana Riviera Sirra Bikini Bottom, $70, available at select Swimco stores

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Asian floral print one piece

Exotic Touch

Not for wallflowers, a plunging v-neck is easier to sport when you have smaller assets, but this flattering swimsuit will certainly make a statement.

Oriental Print Swimwear, $45.90, zara.com

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Boy short bikini

Vintage Flair

High-waisted bottoms are making a comeback and they’re great at providing a little more coverage around the midsection.

Seafolly Modern Tribe Action Back Bikini Top, $116 + High Waisted Lattice Bikini Bottoms, $116, swimco.com

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Side cut-out black one-piece

Curve Appeal

Help create the illusion of curves in this chic one-piece flattering swimsuit with side cutouts.

Jessica Simpson Woodstock Solids Reversible Cutout One-Piece in Black/Seafoam, $148, thebay.com

 

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Ruched bikini

Boho Vibes

The lace up top and tassel detail gives a bohemian feel to this colourful flattering swimsuit.

Maaji Boogie Fever Top, $95.89 + Bottom, $86.57, revolve.com

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Florescent pink peak-aboo bikini

Stand-Out Shade

A bold hue on the beach is never a bad idea, especially when you’re sporting a sunkissed tan.

L*Space Rocky Top in Bright Fuchsia, $118 + Estella Bottoms, $93, shopbop.com

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Asymmetrical one-piece with side cut-out

Show Off

Flaunt your hard earned abs in this sexy one-shoulder monokini. The dramatic cut-out on this flattering swimsuit helps to create curves in all the right places.

Orchid Label Alden Black Monokini, $95, theorchidboutique.com

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navy one piece suit with a contrasting white piped waistine and straps

Optical Illusion

Designed with ultra-flattering lines that will not only help create waist, but make you look smaller too.

Solid & Striped Lexi One Piece in Navy, $158 USD, anthropologie.com

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Make Waves


Support the ladies with a top designed for bigger busts in a super cute tie-dye inspired print.

Body Glove D-DD-E Cup Bikini Top, $63 + Bikini Bottom, $72, bikinivillage.com

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Retro Feel

Add a sizzle to your beach style with a modern suit with a silhouette that nods to the past. Complete with a slimming front panels, the halter neck and molded cups make for an effortless lift.

Lolë Natadoline Swim One-Piece, $100, lolewomen.com 

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Garden Party


Show off your toned upper body with a bandeau top. Bonus: less tan lines.

Gap Floral Tie Bandeau Bikini Top, $54.95 + Print Hipster Bikini, $49.95.