Swimwear is definitely up there with bras and jeans as one of the most frustrating clothing items to shop for. By their very nature bathing suits expose so much of our bodies, making it harder to disguise areas we’d rather not highlight or to fake an hourglass silhouette. But that’s not to say it’s impossible. So in order to make it easier to find swimwear that flatters a fuller middle (or an “apple” body shape, if you like), we went straight to the experts at four of our favorite swim brands—Shoshanna, Andie, Kitty & Vibe and Aerie—to get their advice on the best tips and tricks for finding bathing suits that will be comfortable and give us confidence. Here are the six styles they recommend.