Finding the Perfect Swimsuit



As LA peaks past 90 degrees every day, I feel like this post has been a long time coming. It’s so important to find a suit that’s not only trendy, but above all, can help you look sexy and confident. The first step in finding the perfect swimsuit is to first find out your body type and then dress to flatter your body. I’ve listed out 5 of my favorite swim suits to help give you a better idea of a swimsuit that will flatter and enhance your body shape to maximize your confidence in the waters!

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the Dynamic Two-Piece- Ruffled Bikini 

If you are the Athletic type, I would recommend getting a swim suit with volume. The ruffles in this bottom piece creates dimension and movement that can give the illusion of fuller hips.

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the Vintage Two-Piece – Barrymore High Waist Bikini 

I absolutely love the vintage inspired design of this suit. A high waisted two piece is perfect in slimming your midriff because your waist begins at the slimmest part. The underwire in the top piece can also provide great chest support.

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the Classic One Piece – Seafolly Goddess One Piece

I love a good classic swimsuit. It’s slimming and classy, and can create a nice silhouette for most body types!

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the Long Sleeved Two-Piece – Vitamin A cropped Rashguard

I love this because it’s such a non-conventional swimsuit. The long sleeves is perfect for broad shoulders and I love the bold blue color!

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the Classic Two-Piece- Triangl swimsuit 

The two piece swimsuit is another classic swimsuit that every girl should have in her closet. But be careful– this swimsuit provides the least coverage!

And there you have it, my fav 5 swimsuits for the different body types. Which one did you guys like the best?



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  • Yin says:

    Wow I actually love the striped/blue longsleeve!

  • Anna Jung says:

    Thanks for the tip! Love reading your blogs for inspiration! Xx

  • Love this breakdown…I’ve been wearing high waisted bathing suits much of my adult life (my midsection is my least favorite part of my body). So good to hear the benefits of each swimsuit type!


  • LOLA says:

    Wowwwww amazing!!

  • Vivian says:

    Love the design of the Triangl swimsuit, great post!

    LIVE . IN . LOVE


  • Olga says:

    Great post, thanks for sharing!! I always use a bandeau bikini, I find them so confortable!

  • tthzaa says:

    Can you plz explain what each body type looks like ? Illustrations will do 🙂

  • Erin says:

    I am in love with the classic one piece suit, so effortlessly perfect! Too bad I haven’t had a true beach day all summer— and probably won’t get the chance before school starts again! Ah well….

  • Liz says:

    Love this post! The vintage swimsuit is definitely my fav!

  • Helen Grace says:

    I love high waisted swimsuits! I’m so in love with retro-inspired pieces, so that one is my favorite.

    -Helen Grace

  • Rachel says:

    In love with the vintage suit and the classic black one piece! If only I had a beach vacation this year to wear them for.

  • Lisa says:

    Love this post. The long sleeve is new to me but I find it kind of interesting!

  • Valeria says:

    Love this tips!! all of these swinwear are beautiful!!!


  • ALINA says:

    Love your picks Chriselle. I have a weakness for ruffles so the first piece is my favorite. <3

    xo, Alina

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  • The first one is so fun and flirty; the long sleeve one is perfection, so different; and Triangle swimwear gives me life! C x

  • Ben Green says:

    I love that high waisted bathing suit! I find that silhouette is so flattering most of the time! And the print on this one is absolutely wonderful.

    Thanks for sharing Chriselle!

    Ben Green

  • Jen says:

    I love the first one. The ruffle makes it fun and chic.

  • Temi Truly says:

    I’m totally swimsuit obsessed!!! Love the last suit, super cute!

    ❤ Temi Truly
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  • I’m a bikini type all the way! Great post! 🙂

  • Claire says:

    The vintage two piece swimwear is very adorable!! My fave <3
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    xoxo, Claire from Vancouver, Canada

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