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We love fab plus size fashionistas, but we hate plus size swimsuits. Most are hideous (tropical floral printed lycra MUST die). Most are overpriced ($125 for something you will literally wear twice a year? NOT).
So we found a gaggle, over 24 to be precise, of super stylish plus size swimsuits for under $50. (P.S., if you’re PAID, check out these amazing velvet plus size swimsuits from ModCloth and swimsuits from Monif C.
Awesome Plus Size Swimsuits for UNDER $50
One Pieces Plus Size Swimsuits
The classic one piece gets a few updates this year (lots of mesh inserts.. lots). This is a great basic swimsuit that covers you in all the right places.
Women’s Plus Control Max Halter Swimsuits, $59.94 from Old Navy
Dragonfruit Twist Front Maillot by Shore Club, $47.60 from Sonsi
Ribbed Twist Front Halter One-Piece Swimsuit, $32.90 from Wet Seal
Mesh Moment Keyhole Swimsuit, $18.00 from Forever 21
Plus Size Bikinis
This hot new trend continues to gain steam with bolder plus size fashionistas. Embrace the look by pairing your bikini with a pair of killer heels.
ASOS CURVE High Waisted Bikini Pant With Stripe, $18.10 from ASOS
Plus-Size Mix and Match Collection; $26.99 for Swim Top, $22.99 for Swim Shorts from Target
Fierce Fiesta Bikini Set, $27.80 from Forever 21
ASOS CURVE Bikini Top In Ombre Print, $20.96 from ASOS
Patterns provide additional coverage by “tricking” the eye because our brains are trained to continue patterns (thus not noticing any budges)
Plus-Size Ruched Tankini; $27.99 for Swim Top, $22.99 for Swim Bottom from Target
Bazaar Fringe Swimsuit by Swim Sexy, $54.60 from Sonsi
Pixelated Southwestern Swimsuit, $27.80 from Forever 21
Ruching is a girls best friend, adding the right details exactly where they should be (at our waists) and providing a welcome distraction from any tummy issues
Posh Ruched Strapless Swimsuit, $29.80 from Forever 21
ASOS CURVE Exclusive Plunge Swimsuit, $47.64 from ASOS