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More Advice on Swimsuits for Every Type

This summer wearing a swimsuit means you will be bearing it all! This means no matter what your size or shape there will be parts of your body that you are just not sure flatter you in the best way. Whether you need a good solid push up for the girls or you are looking to create a more slender illusion if you find the right swimsuit anything’s possible. After sifting through hundreds of different swimsuits and brands, you’re ready just to slip on that one perfect fit and work your body along with that glowing tan. The list below has some stunning picks that compliment every feature so that you can feel confident and ready to soak up some of the last rays before fall starts. Not to mention most places will now offer swimsuits on super discount, so stock up while you can!

If you have…a Tiny Set Up Top

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There’s nothing more frustrating than wondering how you are going to pull off looking bigger than a B when most of your clothes come off. You may not be able just to fabricate more topness, but you sure can make what you have look lively with these killer push-up tops!   Victoria Secret is an excellent place to start as you can modify exactly how much push up you want, and even can buy tops that have removable padding: https://www.victoriassecret.com/swimwear/push-up/fabulous-push-up-triangle-top-beach-sexy?ProductID=194349&CatalogueType=OLS

If you are not about the push up, try to put more emphasis up top by going for a show stopping ruffle or flowy fabric like the ones by Noelle: http://www.shop-noelle.com/online-marketing/bikinis/lindsay-top-detail

If you areBusty

There’s rarely any time for fun as you’re just looking for a top that will be functional for your girls as most stores do not even make your size! Well, look no further, there are a few stores out there that provide perfect support and comfort so that you do not have to worry about anything escaping out or popping off while you are out having fun in the sun: http://www.lanebryant.com/apparel/plus-size-swim/21288c19245/index.cat

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Layne Bryant and Torrid have many options, but so does Forever 21 in their plus size collection where their swimsuits go all the way up to 3x in tops: http://www.forever21.com/Product/Product.aspx?BR=plus&Category=plus_swimwear&ProductID=2000091115&VariantID

If you areCurvy all Around

If your hips do not lie like Shakira’s then you need something comfortable that helps you show off all that you have to offer with a twist of class. An hourglass-like shape can be the most flattering to style as long as you have a lift up top and the pick the right size down bottom. If you want to show off a little more try these looks from Tory Burch that accentuate your curves: http://www.toryburch.com/lipsi-color-block-underwire-top/12144084.html?dwvar_12144084_color=489&start=11&cgid=clothing-sale-swim

For a little more coverage if you want to suck in the hips with edgy style these must-haves from Net-a-Porter will blow you away: http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/477634/Norma_Kamali/xo-bill-mio-ruched-halterneck-swimsuit

If you have….an Athletic Body

With a broader set of shoulders and possibly a boxier shape it can be difficult to narrow and curve off your figure without looking too manly. There are plenty of suits out there with a feminine touch that don’t overdo it as long as you can stay away from bandeau tops and ruffle bottoms. http://www.bcbgeneration.com/String-Swing-Triangle-Bikini-Top/6BG03054-001,default,pd.html?dwvar_6BG03054-001_color=001&cgid=&navid=search#q=swim&sz=37&start=19

Going for a one-piece with cut outs down the side or along your body will attract the eyes around instead of just across giving you some alternative methods to achieving curves: http://www.farfetch.com/shopping/women/item10345796.aspx

If you havea Round Tummy

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One-pieces have jumped back into style with all the new cutouts and designs that make you glad you did not trade up for those itsy-bitsy triangle tops. Those comfy 50’s style high waisted bottoms are popping up everywhere and can help you suck in and cover up anything you are not willing to show off. The theoutnet.com makes style easy with tons of different designer picks at a discount including some sexy one pieces that will have everyone wishing they could wear it like you: http://www.theoutnet.com/en-US/product/Clube-Bossa/King-Feline-animal-print-draped-bandeau-swimsuit/340497

Giving your chest a little extra push can draw the eye away from the tummy and up to the girls, just like this swimsuit from Old Navy: http://oldnavy.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=52005&vid=1&pid=977676002

Rebecca Borchers often blogs about fashion and design: a good way to kill the time when she’s not consulting. For the right jewelry and accessories to go with your swimwear, she highly recommends paying a visit to moranaonline.com.

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Men’s Fashion Spotlight – Bluemint Beachwear

First off, when it comes to men’s swimwear for 2014, leading the pack are bright colors, bold stripes, florals, and micro-patterns. Even Details admits it! And who is at the forefront of producing such colorful pieces? A little company named Bluemint.

With the establishment of www.bluemint.com in 2011, the Bluemint brand has tried to create luxury collections of men’s swimwear and resort wear that is both comfortable and of the highest quality. Not only has Bluemint grown through its website and blog, but they have also strived to develop a presence through the use of social media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

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These Arthur Marty Orange Swim-Shorts have a saturated orange background with a multitude of white birds in flight. They come with a full elastic waistband and a tie closure with metal end caps. The pricing of these swim trunks are 77 Euros.

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In looking for luxury casual wear, this brand has a few styles of men’s shorts with a tailored fit. The Gordon- The Bermuda shorts in dazzling blue comes in 100% washed cotton and has side-slit pockets, belt loops, and two back pockets. These particular shorts come in a variety of this season’s bright colors, or if you are more of a “neutral” fan, then they also have them too. At 67 Euros, they are nicely priced.

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Every man also needs a selection of basic pieces in his summer wardrobe like the Edward-The Round Neck 100% cotton, lightweight jersey t-shirts. As well as this one in fiery red, there is a great selection of colors. For the price of 30 Euros each, you can have a variety of colors to get you through the entire season.

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Lastly, every guy needs a great casual dress- shirt. At Bluemint Beachwear, they have a line of 100% linen, luxury resort wear shirts with a classic collar and button cuffs. Amazingly enough, the shirt can be machine washed in cold water and tumbled dry on low. Running for 50 Euros each, you can add a versatile piece to your summer closet.

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