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 Plus-Sized...
"Basically, I want it all," says Maggie Brown, 28, a dental assistant. "A suit needs to be sexy but practical: sturdy straps, a good bra, and coverage for my backside." She loves this swimdress (Carol Wior
, originally $110, now $49 with code OPRAH
) because it emphasizes her cleavage while concealing her thighs (typically, she buys a separate sarong to match). To complement her curves, Brown gravitates toward one-pieces—"usually solids with some interesting detail." Check, check, and check.
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