Women's SwimMates Stripe Mid Rise Bottom
Got this on sale with the matching top just in time for vacation to SeaWorld in Florida. Wore the suit under clothes for a day in the park, and it was very comfortable. It doesn't cut or bind and covers enough without producing a muffin top (even though I kept shorts on over the bottoms). Can't wait to wear it to the pool and beach!
April 27, 2013
SwimMates are terrific.
These bottoms fit well, bright clear colors and nice fabric. The mix and match pieces are terrific. I bought four different pieces in all and love them.
October 13, 2012
disappointed with this one
I got the orange one and I was disappointed when I got them - the fabric was flimsy than the other LE bikinis that I have (the same price, this one even a little more expensive), waistband was not enforced, and the fit was a little bit big on me compared to the other LE bikinis that I have. Though the color was really nice and bright (which I liked) I will have to return this one.
August 21, 2012
While I had problems fitting the halter top to match these bottoms, the fit and coverage for the bottoms was perfect. I never felt over exposed and I was able to swim, dive and go down water slides without this bottom riding up funny or falling down. Plus I loved that I could get this in my favorite color, orange.
August 20, 2012
Cute bottoms with good coverage
I love these bottoms. The color is bright. The coverage is adequate around the midsection - seems to cover up the little pouch from three c-sections ! Would look even better if I could lose a few pounds . . . I am 5'5", 130 lbs with an athletic build and ordered the size 8 and feel it is just about right. The only concern is the flimsly waistline - it is a bit weak but seems to hold up well in the water.
August 1, 2012
good bottoms, neck strap too big
it has a pretty stripe- I got blue striped matching top and bottom, but the neck strap was too big. I took it to a seamstress, and she fixed it , but it would have been nice if it was made shorter. It was hook clousure at the neck and back, and the back has a little adjustible slidy thingy that's weird, but helpful. My bra size is 36B, but I listened to the comments and got a size smaller, 34B, but that was still a little bit gapy. maybe I should have gotten a 36A.The fabric was a lot thinner then the other LE bathing suit I have, and I wouldn't mind it a bit thicker. Also, the lining is white, not skin coulor. The mid rise bottoms were a bit high, but it was okay. I wore the bottoms sailing on small dinghes today, and did a cartwheel off the float, and they were fine. The top was still getting fixed, so i haven't woren it swimming yet, but I hope it's okay in the water. I haven't had a bikini since I was little, so I'm still getting used to it. I'm 5'5'' and 130 pounds and 14 y old. All in all, it's a good bathing suit.
July 25, 2012
Perfect Bikini Bottoms
I love the fit of these - super comfy and not riding up my butt. It's a perfect height/rise; I can't imagine wearing anything lower...this sits on just the right area and doesn't create love handles
July 10, 2012
OK - but quality not great for price
Ordered these to go with the bandeau dot top. Fabric seems thinner than the "Beach Living" range that I have ordered in the past, even thought these bottoms were priced alsmost the same. Also the waistband keeps flipping / curling over - so unless you have a completely flat tummy (!) the rise on this style may cause this to happen to you also. I like the color (green) and the stripe/dot combo options, but overall fit and quality of this swimmate range left me less than impressed.
June 24, 2012
Cute, but flimsy waistband
This is a cute bottom, but the waistband is very flimsy. After two babies and two c-sections, I like a waistband that is a little more sturdy. This one has the tiniest/narrowist bit of elast and is just zig-zag stitched on top of that. If you are soft in the middle at all, it will roll...not a good look.
May 1, 2012
Best bottoms yet
I love these bottoms! I am in my 30's, 5"4', and 128 lbs. These are perfect. Covers all of my butt, just enough of my small "love handles" on my back, and well over my c-section scar. Just the perfect amount of coverage for a mom of 2 who still wants to wear a 2 piece this summer. Good quality - I'm sure will last a couple summers.
April 28, 2012