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March 8, 2010

Ask ThinkThru: What Are Good Swimsuits For Pear Shapes?

Swimsuits That Flatter Pear Shapes

What kind of swimsuit suits a pear shape best? —pinktulip

The most important part about picking out a swimsuit for a pear shape is to find styles that draw attention to the upper half. Mixing and matching is ideal. Pair a bright or printed bikini or tankini top with a dark solid bottom. Halters are the most flattering since they broaden the shoulders, which balances out a larger bottom half. Stay away from bandeau tops. They’ll just make you look flatter. And boy-shorts are a big n-o.

One-pieces are another great option for pear shapes. Try one that features fringe or ruffles on top with a deep v-neck to keep the eyes focused on your upper half.

Shown above: Full Tilt Plaid Womens Swimsuit Top and Full Tilt Solid Womens Swimsuit Bottoms or Alloy Deep-V Ruffle One-Piece

Do you have a fashion question? Ask me in the comments below or just fill out this form. And keep reading for more swimsuit shopping options that flatter pear shapes.

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2 Comments

  1. pinktulip commented:

    thanks! 😉 i ordered VS suits

    Published 3.10.10 Reply
  2. nikki commented:

    I think the plunging necklines for the one pieces are super sexy and don’t give the usualy “mom” feel!

    Published 3.10.10 Reply

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