How Not to Look Fat in a Swimsuit
Swimsuit shopping can be a nightmare, but O's makeover team is on the case. Steal these strategies for your own triumphant try on.
Malissa Dean, 38
Before: "I was a tall, chubby girl who got teased a lot, so I used to cover up," Malissa says. "Not anymore!" But the flimsy, zero-support bra is no match for her lush figure.
After: The stylishly open back of this underwire maillot (Keiko New York, $260) has a strap for extra uplift. "I usually go for patterns and colors because I never thought a black one-piece could be sexy. But I was blown away when I saw myself in this—even my legs looked longer."