Doing Laps or Just Lounging? Different Plus-Size Styles for Your Best Pool Day

Doing Laps or Just Lounging? Different Plus-Size Styles for Your Best Pool Day

The best thing about pool day — wearing your chic new swimsuit! There are so many swimsuit styles to wear that you may find it overwhelming to choose a few to add to your wardrobe. From slimming styles to bold prints and patterns, you have ample ways to look your best while showing off your personality, whether you are just lounging all day in the sun or taking a dip in the pool. The following plus-size swimwear styles will keep you looking good while feeling confident, too.

Tummy Control

Tummy control swimsuits are an ideal way to accentuate your natural curves and beauty. You can find smoothing technology in various styles, from tankini tops to one-piece swimsuits. Hidden tummy control also accentuates your curves, in addition to smoothing. Additional ruching lends a stylish element to tummy control swimwear. You will certainly gain compliments, no matter what!

Swim Dress

Swim dresses just look so chic! Plus, they offer way more coverage than your typical one- or two-piece swimsuit styles. Some swim dress hemlines stop higher up your thighs, which let you reveal a little bit more skin. Other, more modest swim dresses stop right above your knees, offering ideal coverage. Look for a plus-size swim dress with additional stylish features, such as a slit hem, a draped overlay, or an A-line silhouette.

Mastectomy Swimwear

Mastectomy swimsuits allow anyone to rock a chic style while remaining as comfortable as possible. These swimsuit styles feature built-in soft cups for support and a pocket on each side to accommodate your prosthesis. Better yet, they are available in all your favorite shades, prints, and patterns. Look for additional features that will take your comfort to the next level, such as tugless swimwear. Tugless swimsuits do not shift — meaning you will not be spending time adjusting your swimwear. Swimming laps just got that much easier!

Tankini Top

Tankini swim tops are popular styles for any woman and are available in various sizes. V-neck, strapless, and scoop neck styles let you reveal a bit more skin. For something different, try a one-shoulder tankini top. For a sporty twist, pick out a tankini top with a high neckline and a front-zip closure (which you can adjust to your comfort level).

Mix and match your favorite swim tankini tops with various swim bottoms. Match your top’s color to your bottom for a low-key, streamlined look. Or pair bold colors and patterns for an eye-catching way to enjoy your off days at the pool.

High-Waisted Bottoms

High-waisted swim bottoms are an always-in-style, retro staple for vacation time. With the right features, these swim bottoms are a must for your closet. Styles with a soft, elasticized waistband and tummy control panels rest easily against your body and help accentuate your figure. Mix and match your favorite bottoms with equally chic and comfortable swim tops.

Swim Shorts

Plus-size swim shorts for women offer more coverage than your typical swim bottoms. Styles available with a wide, high-waisted waistband offer even more coverage and flatter your figure. These bottoms are ideal for swimming laps in the pool because they move with you with ease. Plus, some include pockets. That’s right — when you are just hanging out, you can store all your belongings in your swim bottoms. Talk about convenience!

Swim Skirt

Similar to swim shorts, swim skirts offer more coverage than most swim bottoms. Plus, they just look so feminine and stylish! They may feature boy shorts or even leggings attached underneath for ultimate coverage. Look for features that allow for a flattering fit, such as a stretchy knit waistband or smoothing fabrication. Additionally, look for features that offer ideal function, such as outside pockets, hidden waistband pockets, and interior drawcords for an adjustable fit.

Styles for Extra Protection

Some styles provide even more protection from the sun, such as swimwear with UPF 50 sun protection. Rashguards also provide plenty of protection for women with sensitive skin. You can wear rash guards in the water — just like your favorite swimsuits — so you know you will be protected, no matter what. Choose the rash guard styles that work best for you — such as a pullover T-shirt style or a jacket.

Finish with Matching Accessories

A trip to the pool is not complete without fashionable accessories, such as plus-size swimsuit cover-ups. Lightweight kaftan cover-ups, for example, look elegant draped over your favorite swimsuits, especially when paired with a chic sun hat or visor and your favorite designer sunglasses. A hooded swim cover-up offers a more casual but equally stylish choice. Cover up only your top with a cardigan swim cover-up or your bottom with wide-leg pant cover-up styles.

Swimsuit season is an exciting time to show off your style. Classic all-black one-piece swimsuits let you keep things simple. There are plenty of vibrant prints and patterns to choose from, too, if you want to make a statement. Floral, plaid, and paisley are all popular choices. Bold color-blocking featuring bright colors will catch people’s eyes. Look for the plus-size swim styles that will keep you stylish and comfortable while you are having fun in the sun!


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