For better or worse, winter is still bathing suit season. Yay for the tropical vacation south of the border, boo for swimsuit and waxing season come early. Fortunately, when you’re looking for where to buy plus size bathing suits, there are brands that have you comfortably covered.
Contrary to the name, Land’s End could be the best place to buy plus size bathing suits. The vintage-inspired designs are from an era when curves were celebrated and will have you feeling confident and attractive. The “Slender Suit” line is the Spanx of swimsuits, smoothing, slimming, and toning. The designs have the structure, support, and fabric that flatters curvy figures of every size.
Here are our 3 favorite styles:
The vintage silhouette exudes old Hollywood glamour whether you’re sitting in a beach chair or enjoying the water. The sweetheart neckline accentuates the bust without being revealing. The shirred overlay drapes fabulously and also slims the waist, minimizes hips, and provides extra coverage without adding bulk. Last but not least, sewn-in soft cups create a gorgeous shape and add support. Choose from this gorgeous floral tunic or solid colors.
Still not convinced? A whopping 772 reviewers give this suit 4.5 out of 5 star rating. Maybe because you can practically customize the suite to your figure. Get exactly the right support up top by choosing from plus, DD, and DDD cup sizes. And the tunic goes further, recognizing that we’re not all the same height which is especially important when wearing a one piece. The suits come in regular, petite, and long so you can find the suit that’s just right.
Why not take fashion cues from a Greek goddess? When I look at those ancient statues and paintings, I finally feel like my figure is appreciated. This gorgeous bathing suit uses Land End’s firming Slendertex fabric to sculpt and shape the body. This is a great suit for any large-busted women wanting to stay modest. This suit gets even more rave reviews, with 1036 women rating the 4.5 out of 5 stars.
The tankini solves that all too common bikini problem of needing different sizes on the top and bottom. Even better, with the tankini you get the look of a one piece! Even better, this top is also the best choice for getting tan lines that work for tanks and sundresses. This top has has a flattering knot accent at the bust, underwire bra with soft cups, and shirring all over to minimize the tummy and accentuate curves.
Pair this tankini top with the bottoms of your choice. The comfortable and basic choice is the skirt pictured above, the Beach Living SwimMini. For extra protection, opt for ultra high rise skirt or bottoms. Or there are shorts, ruffled skirts, with a slit, or regular bottoms – all with extra tummy control.