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Bathing-suit shopping: If you ever meet a woman who says she enjoys it, it's safe to assume she's either a
robot, a spy or a supermodel. We'll help you make the process just a little less loathsome with this handy
guide to finding swimwear that actually flatters.
A detachable halter strap means you don't have to worry about slippage--or tan lines.
A little shirring goes a long way to slenderize a curvy middle.
They don't call it "Hollywood glamour" for nothing. The deep V-neck that's starred in a thousand movies.
All it takes is one optical illusion to appear 15 pounds lighter.
Eyes up here! A one-shoulder detail drives attention away from your middle.
Breathe easy: This art-deco print creates the illusion you're constantly sucking in your stomach.
Now introducing the most comfortable tankini ever.
A bathing-suit romper (yep, you read that right) cinches at your smallest part.
A high-waisted brief covers any trace of the dreaded muffin-top.
Great for SPF coverage and hiding bulge--even if the closest you've come to riding the waves is surfing the web.
The cute A-line silhouette flatters your rear (and by that we mean it all out hides it).
The hipster bottom provides boy-cut coverage and strategic ruching (i.e., it's tres flattering).
Side ties allow you to adjust the bottom to any desired length.
A low leg opening is flattering on...everyone.
A total '80s throwback, but trust us--if you have a small backside, these high-cuts are your swimwear savior.
Looking to add flair to a boyish figure? Try a ruffled bottom.
Plays well with others: You can pair this skirt with any top you already own.
The suit to be Instagrammed in.
Borrowed from the boys...then made better.
We know...but these nylon-Lycra leggings provide total coverage. (What cellulite?)
Underwire adds support while a halter neck holds everything in place.
A wide range of full-busted sizes (to 38GG) so you don't have to sacrifice comfort for style.
Like wearing your favorite bra--to the beach.
Tug the zipper down (a little bit) while sunbathing and tighten it closed when swimming.
The cascading Lurex neckline is a crafty way to minimize a large bust.
From the queen of the chest-enhancing swimsuits, this top acts like a demi cup.
Gripper tape along the top holds everything in place.
Removable push-up pads maximize a small bust, naturally.
Who can say no to colorful stripes and a little lift?
Best for smaller types, this flowing top creates the illusion of a fuller bust.
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