print swimsuits

Photo: Richard Majchrzak

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Prints, Please

If your aim is to camouflage or minimize a trouble spot or two, darker colors and small prints can be a winning combination.

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This is not your grandmother's swim dress! Yes, there's tummy control, but soft cups and cute crochet straps make it modern. Plus, this print placement balances a pear-shaped silhouette.
Swim dress, Profile by Gottex, $148,

The navy trim slims and prevents cup spillage. Lingerie brand Panache brings its expertise to swimwear.
Tankini, Panache, top, $84, and bottom, $38, (available in sizes 30 to 38, D to H)

Trademark fabric comfortably slims. Strategically placed ruching takes the flattery even further. And adjustable straps are always a plus.
One-piece, Miraclesuit, $178,