Trend of the week: One-piece swimsuits

IN THE SWIM: We’ve got you covered with this season’s hottest one-piece styles,
writes Annmarie O’Connor.


Call it the ‘Baywatch’ effect but the eye-catching one-piece swimsuit is back on our style radar.

This poolside partner not only flatters the figure but does double duty in preventing wardrobe malfunctions and potential poolside blushes.

Now that’s the kind of lifeguard we like!

All you have to do now is look forward to diving into summer mode!


Chevron stripes

Create the illusion of a whittled waistline.

Ties, ruffles, frills

Accentuate body parts like hips or bust.

High cut legs

Create the illusion of slimmer, longer legs.

Belts and horizontal panels

Balance longer torsos.

Sculpted bust or deep V

Enhance smaller busts.

Ruching, draping and side panels

Conceal wobbly bits.


Best for sensitive skin.

Halter necks

Highlight and sculpt shoulders: balance a bigger bottom half.

Asymmetric neckline and thicker straps

Balance broad shoulders and bigger busts.


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