How to Choose the Right Swimsuit for Your Body Type - Find a Swimsuit
Whatever your shape, we found a suit—or seven—guaranteed to make a splash.
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the June 2011 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
"I used to compromise on an unflattering top or bottom, but now I see that I don't have to," says Jacinda Carlisle, 36, a freelance fashion public relations agent. Thanks to its unique cutaway style, this suit (Tara Grinna Swimwear, $139) accentuates what Carlisle likes most (her small waist) and hides what she's self-conscious about (her hips). It's both sexy and demure—and, as she says, "definitely worthy of a trip to the Caribbean."
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