2/9/18

Curvy women's Guide when Shopping for Bathing suits




Hey everyone, hope you had a great week. NYFW is upon us and I honestly couldn't care less for it. It's honestly overrated; another topic for another day! Moving on, I've noticed that a lot of you dolls have been asking me where I get my swimsuit from. Im dedicating this whole blog post just about that. 

Swimsuits were such a hassle at the beginning when I gained a lot of weight, I couldn't figure out what may or may not work. I went from a size medium for my bottoms to a size large or extra large depending on how the brand works. My breast also had gotten bigger and now a size small for tops half were way too small so I had to go up to a medium but sometimes that wouldn't work. Shopping for bathing suits is like shopping for denim, it's a freaking struggle but once you find the perfect one it's worth it at the end. The best thing to do is to measure, I know its such a cliche answer BUT it makes shopping online soooooo much easier. It's important that you measure your bust, waist, and hips. When I did that everything was a breeze! I can't remember the last time I ever had to return a swimsuit again. Buy yourself a measuring tape and measure up those parts I promise you, you will not regret it!

Below I picked some of favorite swimsuits that are specifically for us curvy/plus size babes, shop away :)

Swimwear

1.  Burgundy textured cut out two tone swimsuit, Missguided (LIVE BY MISSGUIDED, IT'S THE FIRST WEBSITE I go to check what's new in there swimwear section, there sizes go up to size 12 which is 40in around the bust, 32.75in around the waist and 42.75in around the hips)

2. Black V Bar Bikini Set, missguided (This is a two piece and although you can only pick one size for both top and bottom the back of this top is adjustable to it'll end up fitting the way you want it to)

3. Blue and Pink Cross Front Bikini Set, Missguided (This one is obviously a picture only bikini, I would HATE to have those type of tan lines lol, you can also adjust the back of this one)

4. Cut plus size bikini Army Green, Zaful (I've never shopped with them before BUT I've heard some decent things about them and their sizes go up to XL-4XL)

5. Cut Bikini White and Black Swimwear, Zaful (Sizes available are XL-3XL)

6. Plus Size Netted Bikini, Forever21  (I mean it's forever 21 the prices are truly amazing and their selection of bikini isn't bad especially their plus size section. Don't sleep on them!) 

7. Ribbed Knot-Front Bikini Top, Forever21 (This one is probably perfect if you're on the more bustier side)

8. Mixed Bright Stripe Bandeau Bikini, Asos (I actually went ahead and order this bad boy, the cutest prints ever. Asos carry sizes up to 14 which is a 43.5in bust, 36in waist, and a 45.5in hip) 


I hope that was helpful enough for you guys, if not please let me know what I should do differently. Happy Bikini Shopping!!!

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