7 Slimming Swimsuits for Every Body Type (PHOTOS)

Here's some shocking news ... swimsuit shopping can actually be lots of fun. You just need to know which styles of swimsuits to look out for. Some styles are universally flattering (can you say ruching?), while others highlight your best assets. It's all about finding what looks best on you!

At The Prowl, we rounded up swimsuits that are designed to flatter your figure without forcing you to cover up. Take a look at this preview of slimming swimwear and get ready for lounging poolside this summer.

  • 1. Slimming Stripes

    1

    Nordstrom.com

    If you want to highlight your waist, let the stripes on this printed one-piece do the work for you. The design flatters your shape by drawing the eye to the smallest part of your torso.

  • 2. Shirred Swimsuits

    2

    Nordstrom.com

    A shirred swimsuit fits like a glove and the extra texture distracts from any problem areas.

     

  • 3. Balance With Peplum

    3

    Anthropologie

    Peplum continues to reign as our go-to silhouette. A peplum swimsuit balances your figure, accentuates your waist, and looks great on just about everyone!

  • 4. The Miraclesuit

    4

    This is called the Miraclesuit for a reason. The shirred detailing cinches you at the waist while the underwire cups provide plenty of support.

  • 5. Color Blocked Definition

    5

    Color blocked swimwear has way more definition than a single-colored one-piece, and it gives the swimsuit a more structured look.

  • 6. High-Waisted Bikinis

    6

    ModCloth

    The retro high-waisted swimsuit has returned, and we couldn't be more excited. A little extra fabric goes a long way when you're rocking a bikini out in public!

  • 7. The Monokini

    7

    Nordstrom.com

    The monokini is basically the perfect combo of a bikini and a one-piece. If you want to show some skin but not bare it all, this is the swimsuit for you. Plus, the strategically placed cut-outs help highlight an hourglass figure (or give the illusion of one).

  • More on The Prowl

    8

    Haven't found what you're looking for? Find more trendy swimsuits that flatter your body type (and links to buy 'em!) on the Slimming Swimsuits board at The Prowl!

swimwear trends what to wear shopping style style dare figure fixes slideshow

More Slideshows