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Goddiva’s Guide to Choosing the Perfect Swimwear for Your Body Type

by Goddiva Account 29 May 2024

Alright, folks, let’s talk about something we all have a bit of a love-hate relationship with: picking out swimwear. It’s that time of the year when the sun is shining, the beach is calling, and you just want to feel good strutting your stuff in the perfect swimsuit. But, finding that dream piece can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack, right? Fear not, because we’re diving into the ultimate guide to choosing swimwear that makes you feel fabulous, no matter your body type. Grab a drink, kick back, and let’s get into it.

First things first, it’s all about confidence. The best swimwear is the one that makes you feel amazing. Seriously, the most important thing you can wear is confidence. Forget the "rules" and focus on what makes you feel great. If you’re glowing with confidence, you’ll look incredible no matter what. That said, let’s chat about some tips that might help you highlight your favourite features.

Goddiva V Neck Swimsuit - Coral

Got curves for days? High-waisted bottoms are your best friend. They’re super trendy right now and do a fantastic job of accentuating your waist while providing a bit more coverage. Pair them with a cute bikini top that gives you the support you need. Think underwire or a halter style that lifts and shapes. And if you’re feeling adventurous, why not try a bold print? Floral, stripes, polka dots – anything that makes you smile.

Goddiva V Neck Swimsuit - Teal

Now, if you’re rocking a more athletic build, you might want to create some curves. Ruffles and frills are perfect for this. They add volume and can create the illusion of a curvier figure. A triangle bikini top or something with a bit of padding can also add some oomph up top. And don’t shy away from those cheeky bottoms; they can give your booty a nice boost.

For those who have a pear-shaped body, it’s all about balancing out your proportions. Darker colours on the bottom and brighter or patterned tops can draw the eyes upwards. Look for tops with fun details – think embellishments, ruffles, or bold prints. A plunging neckline or off-the-shoulder style can also emphasize your upper body beautifully.

Goddiva One Shoulder Cut Out Swimsuit - Orange Navy

If you’ve got an hourglass figure, lucky you! Your proportions are already balanced, so you can have fun with a variety of styles. Classic bikinis, high-waisted sets, and one-pieces all look stunning. Don’t be afraid to show off that waist with a belt detail or cut-outs. Seriously, hourglass figures can rock just about anything, so go wild with your choices.

And if you’re a bit self-conscious about your tummy area, high-waisted bottoms and one-pieces with ruching are lifesavers. They provide a bit of extra coverage and create a flattering silhouette. Plus, there are so many chic one-pieces out there now that you’ll feel like a total beach goddess.

Last but not least, let’s talk about one-pieces. These aren’t just for your grandma anymore. One-pieces have made a major comeback and for good reason. They’re super versatile and can be incredibly sexy. Look for styles with plunging necklines, open backs, or interesting cut-outs. They offer great coverage but can still be very flirty and fun.

Remember, the perfect swimwear is the one that makes you feel like the best version of yourself. It’s all about highlighting what you love about your body and not stressing about fitting into a certain mould. So, next time you’re on the hunt for swimwear, try on different styles, play with colours and patterns, and most importantly, wear that confidence like it’s your favourite accessory.

Goddiva Bow Detail Bikini - Hot Pink

Alright, now go out there and find that perfect suit. And when you do, rock it like you own the beach. Cheers to sunny days and feeling fabulous!

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