The Best Bikinis for Your Body Type

Yes, you can look beachy keen!
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Pear-Shaped

Ashlee Simpson

Conceal an ample butt or thick thighs with dark bikini briefs while drawing the eye north with a detailed top in a bold color or print. You can also try a swim skirt like the one Ashlee Simpson’s wearing that will keep things under wraps. Avoid boy shorts like the plague, as they can emphasize your south-of-the-border curves. Simple is best.

Be a bathing beauty in this lovely floral-print combo complete with a wrap-style skirt that covers your bottom line ($68 top, $80 bottom, nordstrom.com)

floral-print combo

A graphic black and white print adds personality to this ruffle-edged swim bottom ($54 top, $64 bottom, bloomingdales.com)

print top and bottom

These dark brown bottoms offer full coverage while a bolder turquoise top steals the attention. ($19.99 top, $19.99 bottom, jcpenney.com)

colorful two-piece

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0 thoughts on “The Best Bikinis for Your Body Type

  1. CityLady212 says:

    I’ll take that body!

  2. jessica03 says:

    now i wanna shop for bikinis!

  3. hope_xo says:

    Ugh .. still not ready

  4. Yay heels says:

    I need an at home liposcuction kit. But Audrina looks amazing!

  5. booksorclothes says:

    Why can’t they make a bikini that hides your thighs? That’s what I want to know!

  6. Fashionista says:

    These suits are cute! I need another one, I only have two for this season.

  7. uptowngirl says:

    @hope_xo: agreed! Can we stop time so we have a few more weeks before bikini season begins?

  8. lemoned says:

    Sometimes I think I need an old-fashioned bathing costume!

  9. shamrockblonde says:

    I am liking the tankini thing – my trouble though are my short legs – tankini bottoms don’t help that at all – but going from beach to bar and back all I need is a cute pair of jeans and the tankini top and I am good to go –

  10. cremebrulee67 says:

    I’m with you lemoned, lol

  11. meleg79 says:

    This has got to be the absolute DUMBEST most insulting fashion advice article ever. WTF?? I know! Let’s show how women of ALL sizes can look great in a bikini…. by displaying said bikinis using toothpick models shaped like little boys in EVERY SINGLE picture. REALLY?? Do you even know what a PEAR SHAPED woman looks like? That ain’t it. Is this website created by men or are you that afraid to show the truth? Curvy is sexy. And no I’m not overweight, but I have a NORMAL women body complete with a butt and thighs and REAL breasts. This is so aggravating that nobody in society can get away from this toothpick image of the “ideal women”. Let’s make men even more misogynistic while we’re at it! And completely destroy all girls and women’s self esteem! This just makes me so disgusted with being part of the human race. End rant.

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