Summer brings advertisements promising the perfect “beach body,” Pinterest pins with exercises to “slim down for summer” and countless other reminders of how truly self-conscious women feel about putting on a bathing suit. While staying fit is important for an active and healthy life, it’s also important to embrace your body type and wear what makes you feel good. We’ve pulled together some of our favorite curvy body flattering bikinis (one-pieces, too!) of the season that will leave you feeling not only confident, but perhaps a little sexy, too.
Forever 21’s Bombshell Bikini
Price: $12.50 top, $11.80 bottom
Colors: Mint, Tomato, Hot Pink
Customer’s Said: “Love this swim suit! It is so difficult to find a flattering bikini for my curves. I am a 36DD and I wear a 12 or 14 in women’s. I bought the 1X in the top and the bottom and they fit perfect. I now own 3 of these suits! They make my old one piece jealous.” — Ellebabe2012
ASOS Curve’s Longline Bikini In Wide Stripe
Features: “Molded contour cups for a naturally round shape, underwire support, adjustable straps for a great fit, clip clasp closure, and flattering high waist bottom.” — ASOS
Modcloth’s Bathing Beauty One-Piece
Colors: Pewter (pictured above), Red, Emerald, Galaxy, Chevron, and many more!
Customer’s Said: “I love this suit so much! However, I sized up as recommended and wish I hadn’t. I’m a solid size 16, and the size 18 suit is just a little big and if I lose any weight, it won’t fit at all. BUT, the look is lovely, I was surprised by how MUCH material there is. Eek! I may buy it in a 16 in a different color! You’ll love it!.” — Jessica
Forever 21’s Goddess Cutout Swimsuit
Customer’s Said: “Love this suit. I wasn’t to sure about the gold ribbing, but once I tried it on, that was my favorite part! I like it strapless the best! Definitely recommend.” — Tstar7198
ASOS Curve’s Exclusive Bikini In Summer Paisley Print
Features: “Halter-neck style to lift and enhance the cleavage, soft cup padding, clip clasp closure, and ruched side panels on bottom.” — ASOS
Monif C.’s St. Vincent Colorblock
Features: “The perfect marriage of sport and luxury—this swimsuit is the perfect travel essential every girl must have.” — Monif C.
Forever 21’s Forbidden Fruit Swimsuit
Customer’s Said: “Absolutely love this—it’s very difficult to find stylish swimwear with an underwire. It gives me the support I need but is still super sexy. And affordable!” — Kat
ASOS Curve’s Bikini Top In Ombre Print
Features: “Dip-dyed design, molded contour cups for a naturally round shape, underwire support, adjustable straps for a great fit, and clip clasp closure.” — ASOS
Modcloth’s Azure as the Sun One-Piece Swimsuit
Colors: Black and Blue
Customer’s Said: “The quality of this bathing suit is fantastic. I’m usually a large to extra large, but I loved this so much that I got a size up and crossed my fingers. Needless to say, it is big on me, especially in the chest area, but I love it so much that I’ll make it work. The skirt is adorable.” — Anne
Which piece above do you think “suits” your body and personality best? Comment below!