The myth: Athletic body types should choose suits with ruffles and patterns for a feminine look.
The reality: There's no need to force yourself into frills. "You can wear a sleek suit—just look for curve-enhancing details like cutouts and seaming," says O's creative director Adam Glassman.
Beach Belle, $48; SwimsuitsForAll.com
Patricia Brett talks about creating flattering swimwear for women who have had mastectomies in the August issue of O.
Suits get bold with stripes, chevrons, and all things geometric.
O creative director Adam Glassman helps you get beautiful for the beach!
This year's swimsuits take their cues from the best, most wearable runway trends.