9 Most Flattering Bathing Suit Styles

If you’re a woman of any age, height, weight, size or shape, you know that finding the right bathing suit is hard — like, really hard.

And, when preparing to visit the beach on your All-Inclusive vacation, the last thing you want to worry about is finding a bathing suit that’s going to make you feel confident and beautiful. I mean, nothing zaps the joy out of vacation quite like that dreaded bathing suit hunt.

So this year, when embarking on your suit-search, try to keep these universally flattering bathing suit styles in mind — and (hopefully) tracking down the perfect suit won’t be that bad.

9 Most Flattering Bathing Suit Styles:

1. High Waisted Bikinis

This look is flattering because it covers up (what most consider to be) the unflattering area of the tummy.


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2. One Piece Suits with Plunging Backs

These suits are flattering because they allow you to show a little skin, while still having a lot coverage.




3. Zip-Front Suits

While you may think this style is outdated, it’s honestly one of the most flattering of the bunch. Not only does it offer a lot of coverage, but it gives you the option to show a little chest.

Hey, it’s up to you!


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4. Two Pieces with Lots of Detail Up Top

Incorporating detail such as straps, cutouts, keyholes, etc. to your bathing suit top can help draw the eye away from less flattering areas.


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5. One-Shoulder Suits

Similar to plunging-back suits, one-shoulder suits allow you to show some skin without forfeiting coverage.



6. High-Necked Suits

Adding a high-neck to your swimsuit can make you look and feel a little more high fashion and chic.



7. One Piece Suits with Vertical Stripes

You know what they say about vertical stripes.



8. Suits with Cutouts

It’s always nice to show a little skin, without losing coverage.



9. One Pieces That Tie Around the Waist

This will accentuate the skinniest part of your body.