Vacation season is here and its time to throw on your swim wear. Gone are the days swim wear was basic, the past couple of years has seen it come into design focus with runway trends. Very much like your every day clothes, its important to find out the best swim wear for your body shape. Not to worry, here’s a style guide to help you figure out what swim wear works best for your body shape!x




With a generous proportion in your upper and lower body, structure on the bustline and high waist bikini bottoms are great for accentuating your waistline while balancing your bust and hips.


Prism swimsuit shop Here//Diane Von Furstenberg bikini shop Here





Pear Shape 

With your hips bigger than your bust and waist, the key is to balance the proportions of your upper and lower body. Halter necks, low waist bikini bottoms and waist cinching swimsuits are your go tos for a balancing act




Melissa Odabash swimsuit shop Here// Marysia bikini shop Here





With your hips, waist and bust being the same size, the key is create curves so as to accentuate your waist. Go for swim wear with illusion stripes and bikinis with embellishments for a curvaceous look.




Mara Hoffman one piece shop Here//Kiini bikini shop Here





With a well defined waist and evenly proportioned bust and hips, the goal is to show off your waist. Go for cuts and wrap details for well balanced proportions.




Stella McCartney bikini shop Here//Araks one piece Here




A.K.A the itty bitty community, the goal is to create volume while balancing your torso and lower body. Go for bandeau bikini tops and swim suits with patterns for well proportioned volume.






Tory Burch swimsuit shop Here//Lisa Marie Fernandez bikini shop Here




* Editorial created on Polyvore by Folakemi Campbell

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