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Body Types

Learn about your body type, then scroll down to find the swimwear that best suits you.

Inverted

Inverted Triangle Shape

This body shape has shoulders broader than the waistline and hips. For a figure-flattering fit, choose a swimsuit with a high-cut neckline. This will minimize the top, and emphasize the bottom. A solid top with printed bottoms is your best bet for a two-piece suit.

Suits for You:

  • High-Neck
  • Boyshort Bottoms with Triangle Bikini
  • Hipster Bottoms with Halter Bikini
Triangle

Triangle Shape

This body type has a wider waistline than shoulders with wonderfully rounded hips and bottom. One-piece boatneck, racerback and tummy-control swimsuits visibly create the illusion of broader shoulders for a more-balanced figure! If you prefer a two-piece suit, halter-style tops with darker bottoms are a great choice!

Suits for You:

  • Scoop Bottoms with Halter Bikini
  • Tank
Athletic

Athletic Shape

The athletic shape is long and lean with the same width at the shoulders, waistline and hips. The main goal with this body type is to produce curves. You’ll want a swimsuit that creates the look of a defined waistline. Try a belted bottom!

Suits for You:

  • Monokini
  • Hipster Bottoms with Halter Bikini
  • Scoop Bottoms with Triangle Bikini
Hourglass

Hourglass Shape

This is considered to be the perfect body shape. Hips and shoulders are balanced with a defined waistline. Don’t be shy! You can wear any style of swimsuit! Try something that will show off your feminine curves.

Suits for You:

  • Scoop Bottoms with Triangle Bikini
  • Hipster Bottoms with Halterkini
  • Boyshort Bottoms with Halter Bikini
Apple

Apple Shape

This body shape usually has a fuller bust and a less-defined waistline. With more narrow shoulders and thighs. Choose a swimsuit that draws attention away from the midriff and tummy area. Plus, suits with crossover styling and draping are great bust-minimizing choices. Dark solids also work wonders!

Suits for You:

  • Tank
  • Skirtini with Tankini
  • High-Waist Bottoms with Halterkini