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High Street Swimwear To Suit Your Body Shape

With the high street’s summer haul appearing on the shelves, the shops are awash with swimsuits of all shapes and sizes, ready and waiting to be snapped up and packed in your suitcase. But with so many different styles on offer, it’s often diffcult to navigate the minefield that is swimwear. We don’t know about you, but we could do with a guide to help us choose the perfect piece for our body shape.

Well, guess what? We’ve just made one! That’s right, we’ve compiled the definitive new buys to suit absolutely everyone. Whether you’re boyish, big busted, small busted, petite, pear-shaped or the proud owner of an hourglass figure, we’ve got the swimsuit of your dreams.

While we’ve picked out a few of the best below, pick up this week’s brand new copy of LOOK magazine (available right now) for many, many more body-fixing bikinis and super cool cozzies. Don’t say we don’t treat you…

If You’re Pear-Shaped…

This tasseled top draws the eye up and balances out a bigger bottom half.

Boohoo Bikini, £14

Great For Hourglass Figures…

These high-waisted bottoms are perfect for emphasising a small waist.

South Beach at In The Style Bikini top, £12.99

South Beach at In The Style Bikini Bottoms, £12.99

If You’re Petite…

Dorothy Perkins’ ruffle-front top is ideal. The detail will create curves and boost smaller busts.

Dorothy Perkins Bikini, £26, Coming Soon

Big Busted? Try…

Monsoon’s navy swimsuit. The moulded cups and halterneck strap are super flattering for bigger boobs, and will also offer support.

Monsoon Swimsuit, £35

Broad Shoulders…

Boohoo’s bikini has a wider neckline on top, which will help balance proportions.


Boohoo Criss Cross Bikini, £18


Boyish Figures Should Go For…

Swimsuits with cut-out sides will give the illusion of curves.


Boohoo Swimsuit, £22


For Apple Shapes…

This swimsuit has clever ruching which skims tummies and flatters in all the right places.

M&S Swimsuit, £29.50


If You’re Athletic…

M&S’s sporty style is the perfect length for showing off a toned tum, and will complement sculpted arms and shoulders.

M&S Cropped Bikini Top, £19.50

M&S Bikini Bottoms, £14