Embrace Your Curves: Sexy Plus-Size Swimwear
Shopping for swimsuits can be difficult, especially if you don't fit into standard sizes.
Even a couple of years ago, finding a swimsuit wasn't an easy task if you were bigger. Thankfully, there has been an increase in market offerings for plus-size swimsuits that flatter plus-size women. With the increase in online shopping, it has also become easier to find them and try them on in the comfort of your own home.
Plus, the internet has added customer reviews to our shopping experiences, which give you real-life customer opinions that can help inform your purchasing decisions. Knowledge is power, especially the next time you’re on the hunt for plus-size swim tops, high-waist bottoms, or tankinis before some poolside lounging.
There are also plenty of guides that point you in the right direction and give you the best suggestions and options for your specific body type.
We've gathered 8 of our favorite plus-size bikinis and one-pieces that are sure to make you feel sexy when heading the boardwalk. Whether you like your bathing suits with more coverage or less, brighter colors or more muted tones, we’ve got something for you! So, keep reading to find your perfect new swimsuit!
1. Linea Costa Lace Back One Shoulder One Piece
If you're looking for a simple one-piece try out our Linea Costa Lace Back One Shoulder One Piece. This swimsuit has great features and is super flattering on any body type. With built-in tummy control and asymmetrical panels, it’s great at slimming and smoothing anything you wish.
Featuring a one-shoulder design that ties in the back with criss-crossing adjustable straps that lace through grommets, it also has removable cups if you wish to do so. Pair this with an oversized hat for a complete look on your vacay beach!
2. Moonlit Silhouette One Shoulder Midkini Top and Moonlit Silhouette Convertible High Waist Bottom
If you want to go for a bikini with a bit more coverage, go for a midkini top or tankini top. Check out our Moonlit Silhouette One Shoulder Midkini Top for the perfect style. Featuring a fun contrasting black and white floral print and a one-shoulder strap that creates a beautiful neckline while still lengthening the arms, you can’t go wrong.
This style also has a sash under the bust for an extra tie detail that provides extra coverage. Pair it with the matching bikini bottoms, the Moonlit Silhouette Convertible High Waist Bottom, for the ultimate combo! With a matching sash, tie detail, and contrasting print, this suit is adjustable with a high waist and moderate coverage in the back.
3. Island Goddess Multi-Strap Cross-Back One Piece
Another great one-piece swimsuit we have available is the Island Goddess Multi-Strap Cross-Back One Piece. With multiple different colors and prints, you’re sure to find the one that best fits your style and favorite trend.
An elegant option with multiple straps crossing in the back and a flattering V-neckline, it has fixed straps but removable cups, giving you the ability to control the level of support. It offers a sleek and streamlined look thanks to moderate rear coverage and figure-flattering tummy control. Go for this suit in the paprika color for a sexy head-turner.
4. Apulia Mix Twist Front Crossback Top and Apulia Mix Reversible High Waist Bottom
Our Apulia Mix Twist Front Crossback Top is also a super sexy option that provides coverage and support. Equally sexy and sweet, this banded bikini top features molded push-up cups that have a slight gather in the front, creating a rather flattering fit.
The contrast between the dotted pattern and the strips in the straps offset each other nicely. The shoulder straps are convertible and tie in the back.
Match it with the Apulia Mix Reversible High Waist Bottom. These are dotted on one side and striped on the other. With moderate coverage in the back, the high-waisted feature of the bottom gives you a cool retro vibe.
This bottom style is a super flattering option that will balance out your silhouette while keeping you comfortable in a chlorine pool or salty beach!
5. In Full Bloom Off Shoulder Ruffle One Piece
For a fun one-piece option, go for our In Full Bloom Off Shoulder Ruffle One Piece. With a flowing ruffle detail across the neckline and as the sleeves, it makes for a super complementary chest area that draws attention to your shoulders as well.
It features ruching detailing on the side that creates a flattering, slimming effect and defines the waist. The back of the suit reveals a sexy lace-up detail that only reveals a little bit of skin.
6. In Full Bloom High Neck Midkini Top and In Full Bloom Mid Waist Sash Band Bottom
Next up, we have a swimsuit in the same print as our previous suggestion—but as a two-piece, if that’s more your speed.
Our In Full Bloom High Neck Midkini Top is a great option for those of you that want a little more coverage but with a sexy peekaboo. Its high neckline keeps things modest, while the keyhole adds a sexy little detail. This model has removable cups.
Pair it with the In Full Bloom Mid Waist Sash Band Bottom. These mid-waist bottoms are great for added coverage but still look sexy. They offer integrated tummy control from the overlapping sash detail and have good coverage in the back.
7. Mediterranean Breeze Bandeau Midkini Top
Bandeau tops can be a particularly tricky piece to find for plus-size gals, but we’ve got a great option for you! Our Mediterranean Breeze Bandeau Midkini Top has a beautiful blue and white print inspired by the Mediterranean mosaics and azure blue waters.
If you’re looking to prevent getting tan lines, try out this style, which emphasizes the bust with its built-in molded cups. It does come with an additional strap option but is sure to stay securely in place independently of which way you style it.
8. Eclectic Shore Over the Shoulder Midkini Top
If you’re simply looking for more of a bralette-style bikini top, then our Eclectic Shore Over The Shoulder Midkini Top is a great option for you. With its vibrant tropical-inspired print, you’ll be sure to feel in the vacation mood.
This piece has a flattering demi-scoop neckline, and the adjustable straps cross in the back and are attached with gold hoop accessories, giving it a luxe touch, and finished with tassels for a fun detail. It also has removable cups for even more personal adjustment possibilities. This is the perfect mix of sexy and comfortable for any beach adventure.
With all these amazing bathing suit options, you’re set to head on your next holiday and lounge by the pool or have a fun, active day at the beach! We’ve covered multiple styles that can serve you no matter the situation. These are sure-fire options for you to feel comfortable, confident, and sexy all at once!
From options with more coverage to less coverage, classic options, and more modern pieces, you’re sure to find the right one for you! Don’t be afraid to try new styles with women’s plus-size swimwear! You never know what you might find that you’re a fan of after all!
So, even if you’re a one-piece veteran, give a two-piece a try next time you look at online catalogs! You might just convert to them before you know it! Above all else, make sure all the suits you’re trying on make you feel comfortable, and don’t be afraid to flaunt what you’ve got. Remember to embrace your curves—they’re part of you!
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