the perfect swimsuit for your body!
guess what beautiful?! it’s officially summer!
and guess what else that means?! a lot of fun in the sun and of course swimsuit season!
now i know for some of us, the mere mention of swimsuits, sends us into panic mode.
but you know i don’t like it when you panic, so i wanted to offer you a little peace of mind today with a swimsuit guide for your body shape!
below, you’ll find some fabulous finds that will accentuate your gorgeous body in all the right places.
after you have the guidelines for your shape down, don’t forget to put your personality into your selection too. if that bright neon swimsuit is the perfect compliment to your bubbly personality than go for it! or if you prefer something more classy and simple stick with that classic black one piece.
P.S. if you don’t know what your body shape is, just enter your measurements into the calculator just to the right of these words and find out instantly!
Angelina Jolie Shape
goal: minimize your tummy area and accentuate your bust
what to look for: v-neck line, ruching and strong straps and ruching are you friends! the ruching will make you look slimmer and those straps will help keep your girls up!
Naomi Campbell Shape
goal: balance bottom half with your top half and define your waist
what to look for: swimsuits with belts or faux belts, graphic detail that creates curves on your bottom half and straps that sit away from the edge of your shoulders.
Jennifer Lopez Shape
goal: balance top half with your bottom half and define your waist
what to look for: embellishments/details on your top half and in the neckline, and keep it simple, dark and embellishment free on the bottom
Cameron Diaz Shape
goal: to define their waist and create curves
what to look for: paneling, directional lines + graphics that help create the illusion of curves and defines the waist
Halle Berry Shape
goal: highlight your waist + curves
what to look for: v-necklines, lower waisted bikini bottoms/higher cut one piece bottoms and paneling that mimics your curves
have you been swimsuit shopping yet? or maybe you already own an amazing swimsuit that does all the right things.
either way, please tell me about it! what brands have you found work best for your shape?