Body Issue:If you’re triangle-shaped…
Trick: Look for swimsuits with a pattern or light color top with dark bottoms.
Treat: Color block out your less fab features and draw attention upward with a pretty ballerina top and a sheer “slice” strategically slashed diagonally for an overall trim, feminine look with Merona’s “Optic-Print” tank swimsuit ($22.49; Target).
Body Issue:If you’re an inverted-triangle shape…
Trick:Look for swimsuits that provide support and balance, drawing attention to your waist and/or legs
Treat: Go retro
and leave some things to the imagination in this black-and-white-Swiss-dot-printed Shape FX maillot. Featuring double straps with a drawstring keyhole tie at the sweetheart neck, a shelf bra and side drawstrings you can tighten or loosen to accommodate weight gain or your own modesty ($19; Newport-news.com).
Body Issue:If you’re flabby in the belly…
Trick:Horizontal ruching or surface texture disguises rolls.
Treat: Newport News’ black or double espresso stretch crochet tankini is fully lined with nylon-spandex for shape retention with delicate merrow-stitched ruffles and soft supportive cups ($25; Newport-news.com).