Pretty Plus-Size Swimwear
Where to Buy
Save your T-shirt and shorts for the gym; the days of covering up your curves on the beach are over. Now there are dozens of sexy, stylish swimsuits for the full-figured woman. Here, LHJ.com offers tips on how to find the swimsuit that is perfect for you.The Best Shopping Options
Your local department stores and boutiques may carry swimsuit lines up to a size 16. If you need a larger size, your best bet is to visit a specialty store or simply shop online. There are several Web sites that cater to the full-figured woman's desire to find a stylish swimsuit (and you can try on in the comfort of your own home).
Lands' End has gained a cult following as THE place for the real woman to find a swimsuit. Landsend.com lets you shop by your anxiety zone, with suits that are both chic and flattering. They also offer more than 50 plus-size styles.
Swimsuits Just for Us features some of the most popular full-figured swimwear lines up to a size 32, including Delta Burke, Christina, and Longitude by Robby Len. The helpful sizing section teaches you how to measure yourself, and a size chart is available for every line they offer.
With essential tools such as the figure finder, you can easily determine your general body shape at figleaves.com. From there, you're able to narrow down your choices by price range, swimsuit style, size, color, and brand. You can purchase tops and bottoms separately, in case you need two different sizes. Returns are easy and they'll even refund you the shipping fees.