Suit up for summer in figure-flattering finds

Suit up for summer in figure-flattering finds
ESSENCE.COM Aug, 28, 2008

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To accentuate lush curves, look for suits with an ample amount of Lycra. And thick straps, tops with halter ties or racerbacks give better support to the bust.

Torrid one piece, $68, 866-867-7431.

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To accentuate lush curves, look for suites with an ample amount of Lycra. And thick straps, tops with hatler ties or racerbacks give better support to the bust.

Toby Markulin for Figure Magic tuxedo swim dress, $90, The Avenue stores.

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A skirted suit easily masks fuller hips and thighs, but it’s not your only option. Two-piece suits can be just as flattering; just make sure the bottoms are not cut straight across the thighs. A high-cut bottom elongates legs and makes you look leaner.

Coco Reef one-piece sarong, $80, Macy’s stores nationwide.

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A skirted suit easily masks fuller hips and thighs, but it’s not your only option. Two-piece suits can be just as flattering; just make sure the bottoms are not cut straight across the thighs. A high-cut bottom elongates legs and makes you look leaner.

Perry Ellis halter tankini, $54, jantzen.com.

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You can find cute suits with added support without having to completely cover up. Choose those with underwire, a built-in bra and substantial shoulder straps. You can even try a two-piece, but avoid bandeau tops.

Coco Reef twist halter top, $50, and classic bottom, $46, select Macy’s stores.

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You can find cute suits with added support without having to completely cover up. Choose those with underwire, a built-in bra and substantial shoulder straps. You can even try a two-piece, but avoid bandeau tops.

FantaSizer one-piece, $86, select Macy’s Stores.

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Look for styles specifically designed to slim your middle. One-piece suits offer the most coverage. Those with ruching or draping around the torso are especially flattering.

Lands’ End solid slender tunic swimsuit, $82, landsend.com

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Look for styles specifically designed to slim your middle. One-piece suits offer the most coverage. Those with ruching or draping around the torso are especially flattering.

Lands’ End swim dress tankini, $94, landsend.com

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