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How To Find The Best Plus Size Swimwear For Your Body Shape


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Holiday pending? Wherever you’re heading, you’ll want to take our line-up of plus size swimwear in your suitcase. Whether you’re soaking up the summer sun by the pool or relaxing in a spa, we’ve got swimwear to take you there with confidence and style.

Need help finding swimwear styles suit your body shape? We’ve put together the ultimate guide to find the best plus size swimwear for your body shape whether you’re pear shape, apple shape or looking for the best tummy control styles – we’ve got it all!

Best Swimwear For Pear Shaped Figures

Pear shaped figures tend to be wider at the hips with a smaller bust and narrow shoulders. The most flattering swimwear for pear shaped women gets the upper and lower body proportions in balance. As the hips tend to be widest part of a pear shaped body, the trick is to draw attention upwards and create volume to your top half. Opt for a more detailed top half and something simple around your hips – avoid ruffles and frills to your bottom half.

Tips & Tricks:

  • Balance out your proportions by drawing attention upwards and creating volume to your top half
  • Halter neck styles help widen narrow shoulders
  • Frill detail and statement prints to the top half create volume
  • Stick to simple designs on your bottom half and let your top half do the talking

Best Swimsuits For Pear Shapes

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This contrast swimsuit creates the perfect balance between your top half and hips through the colour block design. The top half features a statement dalmatian print, flattering halter neck that helps widen narrow shoulders and a plunge neckline drawing attention to your cleavage. Keeping it simple on the bottom half in all black, get ready to wear this to the beach and beyond with confidence.

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Swim dresses combine the comfort of a swimsuit with the look of a dress, what a dream right? This swim dress features the flattering halter neck style perfect for pear shapes with a statement leopard top half detailing with keyhole cut outs and adjustable straps to get the perfect fit. The elasticated underbust nips you in at the waist sitting effortlessly over your hips with mesh tummy control for extra support. Throw on your favourite sunnies and you’re set to dive into your holiday plans.

Best Bikinis For Pear Shapes

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If you’re more of a bikini kinda girl but looking for a bit more coverage, this bikini crop top makes creating a statement top half easy. The bright turquoise blue leopard print instantly catches your eye drawing your eyeline up. It features an adjustable ruched v-neckline with an elasticated underbust offering extra lift and support. Paired with simple black bikini bottoms keeps all eyes on your top half. These high waisted bottoms feature tummy control to sculpt and smooth your lower half.

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Searching for a matching set? This stand out tropical floral bikini top features thick adjustable straps for extra support and a frill overlay adding volume to your bust. The bikini bottoms are kept simple with a curve flattering high waist. You can mix and match with a range of basic bikini bottoms to get even more wear out of this set.

Best Swimwear For Apple Shaped Figures

Apple shaped women tend to have larger busts and broader shoulders with narrower hips, slender legs and a less defined waist. The best swimwear for apple shapes highlights your chest and legs, whilst adding more definition to your waist. Look out for bust support with wider straps and high waisted, high leg bottoms to show off your legs.

Tips & Tricks:

  • Opt for thicker adjustable straps for extra bust support
  • High waisted bottoms sculpt your curves and help define your waist
  • Plunge necklines highlight your cleavage

Best Swimsuits For Apple Shapes

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Take this bright pink tropical floral swimsuit with you on your next holiday. This ticks all the boxes apple shaped women are looking for. The thick adjustable straps offer extra lift and support for larger busts without adding bulk to your shoulders with a deep v-neckline showing off your cleavage, whilst the ruching defines your silhouette.

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Swim dresses are also super flattering for apple shapes. This tropical floral swim dress features thick adjustable straps for added support and a notch neckline to enhance your cleavage. The straps are removable too if you want to avoid strap lines topping up the tan! The underbust nips you in at the waist whilst the mesh tummy control offers extra definition to your curves.

Best Bikinis For Apple Shapes

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Look familiar? If you loved the swimsuit you’ll want to get your hands on the bikini too. Featuring thick adjustable straps with an elasticated underbust for support, the bikini bottoms offer a high waisted fit to sculpt and define your waist. Throw on a kaftan or cover up for extra style points at the pool party.

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In the hottest colour of the season, get ready to serve this bikini set from pool party to beach and beyond with confidence. Designed in a super comfortable stretchy fabric with a ribbed texture, spilling out is no worry here. Just add sunnies and you’re set to serve up endless poolside sass.

Best Swimwear For Tummy Support

At Yours, we’re all about loving your body no matter what size you are. We want you to feel your best self and most confident wherever you’re heading. If that’s with tummy support in your swimwear, we’ve got a range of plus size tummy control swimwear designed in your favourite styles.

Best Tummy Control Swimsuits

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You can always rely on a black swimsuit wherever you’re heading. Sleek in design, it features a ruched front with mesh inserts to sculpt your curves all day long. The thick straps offer extra support for a firm fit throughout. The staple design means you can glam it up with beachwear and all the bright accessories you want.

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Looking for a statement print? Effortlessly feminine, this one shoulder swimsuit features a statement butterfly print with frill detail to the neckline. If you’re looking for an alternative to mesh inserts, ruching is another sculpting design that defines your waist and shows off your curvy silhouette whilst being comfortable at the same time.

Best Tummy Control Bikinis

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Black bikini bottoms are a must-have in every swimwear collection. They go with all your bikini tops and tankini tops to create endless swimwear looks you’ll love every time. These bikini briefs feature a super high waist with panel detailing that takes highlighting your waist to a whole new level. Our girl looks amazing right?

Browse our plus size swimwear for even more must-have pool styles in UK sizes 14-40.

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