How to Find the Most Flattering Swimsuit for Your Body Type
Whatever your shape, we found a suit—or seven—guaranteed to make a splash.
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If You're Big-Chested...
"Finding bathing suits is hard because my top half is much bigger than my bottom," says Dawn Zimniak, 29, a residential real estate agent. Zimniak relies on mix-and-match separates, strategically placed embellishments, and occasionally even a tailor. "I shop for suits with structure so I can run around and not worry about a wardrobe malfunction," she says. This patterned minimizer (Miraclesuit, $144) is supportive and slimming; gathered fabric at the waist creates a flattering division between chest and hips.
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Wedges, Dana Buchman. Surfboard, Al Merrick 510 Flyer by Tuflite.