Swimsuit

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A retro maillot (with a low-cut back) helps create curves.

$60, flirtcatalog.com
Swimsuit

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Gold-tone accents and a rich tribal print make this teeny bikini look expensive.

Top and bottom, $20 each, oldnavy.com
White Swimsuit

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Flattering white swimsuits do exist: Ruching minimizes the midsection and enhances the chest.

$98, calvinklein.com
Swimsuit

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The tiered top is a pretty update on the standard tankini.

$46, Kenneth Cole Reaction; macys.com
Striped Swimsuit

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Strategically angled stripes accentuate the waist on an athletic frame.

$35, H&M; hm.com for stores
Swimsuit

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Mix and match this sporty two-piece with other bright separates from the same collection.

Top, $44, and bottom, $42, athleta.com
Swimsuit

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This high-contrast one-piece has a patented lining to slim fuller figures.

$85, Athena; swimspot.com
Swimsuit

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Even without the optional halter strap, this nylon and spandex suit stays put.

$87, Lauren by Ralph Lauren; lordandtaylor.com

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