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Explore the Different Types of Bathing Suits for Every Style & Shape

When it comes to beach days or poolside lounging, the right bathing suit can make all the difference. Whether you're soaking up the sun, taking a dip in the ocean, or just enjoying some well-deserved relaxation, there's a swimsuit style to suit every body type and preference. From the classic one-piece to the versatile bikini, the world of swimwear is as diverse as it is fashionable. In this guide, we'll dive into the different types of bathing suits available, helping you find the perfect match for your style and shape.

Understanding Swimwear Styles

Before we showcase some stunning options, let's understand the various swimwear styles. Bathing suits come in a myriad of designs, each offering different levels of coverage, support, and aesthetic appeal. Whether you're looking for something bold and revealing or modest and comfortable, there's a type of bathing suit tailored just for you.

Now, let's take a look at some of the most popular bathing suit types:

  • Bikinis: Known for their two-piece design, bikinis offer flexibility and are perfect for those who love to mix and match.
  • Tankinis: These combine a tank top with a bikini bottom, providing more coverage while maintaining the convenience of a two-piece.
  • One-Pieces: A classic choice that ranges from sleek and simple to intricate with cutouts and designs.
  • High-Waisted Bottoms: A nod to vintage style, these bottoms offer extra coverage and a flattering silhouette for all body types.
  • Rash Guards: Ideal for water sports enthusiasts, rash guards provide protection from the sun and surf.
  • Swim Dresses: Combining fashion with function, swim dresses offer a feminine touch along with ample coverage.
  • Board Shorts: Popular among men and women, board shorts are versatile for both in and out of water activities.

It's time to dive into the exquisite array of bathing suits that cater to different tastes and needs. Below you'll find a curated selection of swimwear that embodies current trends, timeless elegance, and comfort.

Caicos Brazilian Bottom - Havana Cabana

Caicos Brazilian Bottom - Havana Cabana

The Caicos Brazilian Bottom in Havana Cabana is your ticket to tropical elegance. Its snakeskin print and turquoise beading evoke the spirit of the Caribbean, while the gold-plated hardware ensures comfort under the sun. Designed to fit seamlessly, this size XS bottom is the epitome of exotic chic.
Tulum Triangle Top - Banana Cabana

Tulum Triangle Top - Banana Cabana

Inspired by the Caribbean Sea, the Tulum Triangle Top in Banana Cabana is a ribbed bikini top with thick adjustable straps for optimal support. With 85% nylon and 15% spandex, this top, adorned with gold-plated hardware, brings comfort and style to your beachwear in a size XS.
Tulum Brazilian Bottom - Banana Cabana

Tulum Brazilian Bottom - Banana Cabana

Flaunt your curves with the Tulum Brazilian Bottom in Banana Cabana. This ribbed fabric bottom offers moderate coverage with a high-leg or waist fit, and gold-plated hardware for a touch of luxury. True to size, this XS bottom is your new beach best friend.
Temptation Cheeky Bottom - Striking Stripes

Temptation Cheeky Bottom - Striking Stripes

The Temptation Cheeky Bottom in Striking Stripes is designed to be worn high on the hips or at the waist, featuring delicate embroidery and a cheeky silhouette. Gold-plated hardware and a size XS fit make this the ultimate poolside companion.
Temptation Top Triangle - Midnight

Temptation Top Triangle - Midnight

Feel empowered in the Temptation Top Triangle in Midnight. Adjustable straps and removable padding provide a custom fit, while the gold-plated hardware adds a luxe touch. This size XS top blends bold details with a sizzling style for a confident beach look.
Temptation Top Bralette - Striking Stripes

Temptation Top Bralette - Striking Stripes

The Temptation Top Bralette in Striking Stripes captivates with its bold design and adjustable straps for the perfect fit. This size XS top includes removable padding and gold-plated hardware, ensuring you feel both empowered and comfortable.
Marilyn's Pearl Cheeky Bottom - Bleeding Sapphire

Marilyn's Pearl Cheeky Bottom - Bleeding Sapphire

Marilyn's Pearl Cheeky Bottom in Bleeding Sapphire offers a chic and classic look with moderate coverage and full shirring. This high-leg or waist-worn bottom in size XS is a sophisticated addition to your swimwear collection.
Marilyn's Pearl Brazilian Bottom - Bleeding Sapphire

Marilyn's Pearl Brazilian Bottom - Bleeding Sapphire

For minimal coverage with a classic twist, Marilyn's Pearl Brazilian Bottom in Bleeding Sapphire is your go-to. The chic design can be worn high on the leg or waist, offering a seamless fit in size XS that's sure to turn heads.
Zhara Triangle Top - Tha Moment

Zhara Triangle Top - Tha Moment

The Zhara Triangle Top in Tha Moment adds a chic and sexy touch with its aqua gem embellishments. Featuring thick straps for support and an adjustable fit, this size XS top is a shimmering addition to your swimwear ensemble.
Temptation Brazilian Bottom - Striking Stripes

Temptation Brazilian Bottom - Striking Stripes

Boost your beach confidence with the Temptation Brazilian Bottom in Striking Stripes. This size XS bottom offers skimpy coverage with full shirring and gold-plated hardware, ensuring you stand out with every step.
Temptation Tie Side Bottom - Striking Stripes

Temptation Tie Side Bottom - Striking Stripes

The Temptation Tie Side Bottom in Striking Stripes features a cheeky silhouette with moderate coverage. Designed to be worn high on the hips or at the waist, this size XS bottom with gold-plated hardware is a versatile and stylish choice.
Temptation Top Triangle - Striking Stripes

Temptation Top Triangle - Striking Stripes

The Temptation Top Triangle in Striking Stripes combines bold details with a sizzling style. With adjustable straps and removable padding, this size XS top provides a supportive and empowering fit for any beach escapade.
Zhara Triangle Top - Bleeding Sapphire

Zhara Triangle Top - Bleeding Sapphire

Add a touch of shimmer to your swimwear with the Zhara Triangle Top in Bleeding Sapphire. This size XS top features pink gem embellishments and thick, adjustable straps for a comfortable and supportive fit.
Sasha Triangle Top - Bang Bang

Sasha Triangle Top - Bang Bang

Make a bold statement with the Sasha Triangle Top in Bang Bang. Adorned with chains and a pineapple centerpiece, this size XS top features removable padding and adjustable halter straps for a jaw-dropping look.
Ariana Triangle Top - Saffron

Ariana Triangle Top - Saffron

The Ariana Triangle Top in Saffron brings an exotic touch with its gold chain detailing and leopard texture fabric. Thick straps ensure comfort and support, making this size XS top a chic and elegant choice.
Temptation Brazilian Bottom - Midnight

Temptation Brazilian Bottom - Midnight

The Temptation Brazilian Bottom in Midnight offers a blend of bold details and skimpy coverage. This size XS bottom features full shirring and gold-plated hardware, providing a seamless fit that empowers and boosts confidence.
Caicos Bralette Top - Havana Cabana

Caicos Bralette Top - Havana Cabana

Channel Caribbean vibes with the Caicos Bralette Top in Havana Cabana. Its bold snakeskin print and turquoise beading make a stunning statement, while the gold-plated hardware ensures a comfortable fit in size XS.
Caicos Cheeky Bottom - Havana Cabana

Caicos Cheeky Bottom - Havana Cabana

The Caicos Cheeky Bottom in Havana Cabana features a snakeskin print and turquoise beading, reflecting the beauty of the Caribbean. This size XS bottom with gold-plated hardware offers a seamless fit for an exotic beach look.
Tulum Bralette Top - Banana Cabana

Tulum Bralette Top - Banana Cabana

The Tulum Bralette Top in Banana Cabana is inspired by Caribbean Sea vibes. This ribbed top with elegant detailing and adjustable straps provides a chic resort look in size XS, complete with gold-plated hardware.
Strawberries & Cream Brazilian Bottom - Cotton Candy

Strawberries & Cream Brazilian Bottom - Cotton Candy

Indulge in the sweetness of the Strawberries & Cream Brazilian Bottom in Cotton Candy. This pink-striped bikini with strawberry tassels offers moderate coverage and a high-leg fit in size XS, perfect for boosting your booty and style.
Zhara Triangle Top - Lightening Bolt

Zhara Triangle Top - Lightening Bolt

Stand out with the Zhara Triangle Top in Lightening Bolt. This neon bikini with blue gem embellishments features thick, adjustable straps for a supportive and flirty fit in size XS, adding extra shimmer to your sun-kissed look.
Ariana Triangle Top - Moody

Ariana Triangle Top - Moody

The Ariana Triangle Top in Moody combines Arabian elegance with modern chic. Gold chain detailing and leopard texture fabric elevate this size XS top, featuring adjustable straps for a supportive and sophisticated swimwear option.

Choosing the Right Bathing Suit for Your Body Type

With so many options, selecting the perfect bathing suit can be daunting. Here are some tips to consider when choosing swimwear for your body type:

  • Hourglass: Embrace your curves with styles that accentuate your waist, like belted one-pieces or high-waisted bikinis.
  • Pear Shape: Balance your proportions with a ruffled top or an eye-catching neckline to draw attention upwards.
  • Athletic Build: Create the illusion of curves with ruched designs or cutouts.
  • Apple Shape: Look for ruching or shirring that can help to camouflage the midsection.
  • Small Bust: Padded tops or ruffles can add volume and enhance your bustline.
  • Large Bust: Opt for suits with underwire or molded cups for added support.

Remember, the most important aspect of swimwear is how it makes you feel. Confidence is key, and the right bathing suit can empower you to feel your best.

Swimwear Trends to Watch in 2024

As we look towards 2024, there are several swimwear trends making a splash:

  • Eco-Friendly Fabrics: Sustainable swimwear is becoming increasingly popular, with brands using recycled materials and ethical manufacturing processes.
  • Inclusive Sizing: The industry is embracing body positivity with more brands offering a wider range of sizes and styles for all body types.
  • High-Tech Materials: Innovative fabrics that offer UV protection, quick-drying capabilities, and durability are on the rise.
  • Modest Options: Full-coverage swimwear like burkinis are gaining popularity for those seeking more modesty without sacrificing style.
  • Virtual Fitting: Online shopping for swimwear is getting easier with virtual try-on technology, ensuring a better fit without the dressing room.

Staying informed about these trends can help you make a choice that's not only stylish but also aligns with your values and lifestyle.

Caring for Your Bathing Suit

To ensure the longevity of your swimwear, proper care is essential. Always rinse your bathing suit in cold water after use to remove chlorine or salt. Avoid wringing out the fabric, and lay it flat to dry away from direct sunlight. With the right care, your favorite bathing suit will remain vibrant and retain its shape for many seasons to come.

Whether you're gearing up for a tropical vacation or simply updating your swimwear collection, understanding the different types of bathing suits is the first step to finding your perfect beachside companion. Embrace the sun, sand, and waves with confidence in a swimsuit that celebrates your unique style and shape.

Size Guide

TOP FIT
Our size chart is a guide to help you choose that perfect fit.
Sizing can vary due to coverage. If you are in-between size, we recommend to go up one size up.

SIZE AA/A B C D DD E F G GG/H
30 XS XS S S/M M L L XL 2XL
32 XS S S/M M L L XL 2XL 3XL
34 S S/M M L L XL 2XL 2XL 3XL
36 S/M M L L XL 2XL 2XL 3XL 3XL
38 M L L XL 2XL 2XL 3XL 3XL 3XL

BOTTOM FIT 

SIZE USA Waist (in) Waist (cm) Hips (in) Hips (cm)
XS 00-2 24-25 61-63.5 35-36 89-91.4
S 2-4 25-27 63.5-68.5 37-38 94-96.5
M 6-8 27-29 68.5-74 39-40 99-101.6
L 8-10 29-31 74-79 41-43 104-109
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