Summer is finally here! And although we may not be seeing much sun on our home shores it’s ok, because you’re about to jet off on holiday! Along with sandy beaches and plenty of cocktails, holidays let me indulge in one of my favourite hobbies – bikini shopping. I’ve heard many a rumour that this activity fills ladies with a dread like no other, and I think I’ve worked out why. All blogs/articles/anything remotely bikini related dishes out advice on how to hide the parts of your body you aren’t so keen on. How about some self-love here ladies?! With this in mind, pick your favourite part of your body – be it your lengthy pins, pert derriere or uber toned arms and then pick out the perfect swimsuit for your summer vacation using my helpful recommendations.
Welcome to the club! As a tall lady I am all about the leg and the more high waisted styles make them look never ending. This pretty number from Motel is perfect for showcasing those pins, plus it has a super sunflower print and a cute frill top to add something a little different to the style.
If you’re one of those lucky ladies that has wash board abs, even after a night on the cocktails, then get yourself some low rise briefs to get that stomach front and centre. Tie bikinis were practically made for you guys, giving you the freedom to go all floral fancy or add a zesty touch to your summer style with this lemon print bikini.
If you’ve a derrière to die for, opt for a patterned bottom and a plain top to draw the eye downwards. It’s easy to mix and match now too, from these stunning animal print briefs to the classic sailor stripes. Move away from tie sides as these can sometimes sag, whereas fitted briefs will show off your toned tush to perfection.
Yay for having fabulous assets! To show them off and also stay comfortable, you need to focus on support. Freya go from a D cup right through to a G cup and trust me, you don’t have to compromise on style! This woodstock print bikini lifts in all the right places and has a gorgeous print, but if you think you’re limited to thicker straps, think again. Freya have some wonderful 50s styles so you can rock the vintage look that your curves were made for – enter the Hello Sailor Underwired Bandeau!
If you can shake it like Shakira then it would be rude not to show it off. Anything that draws attention your killer curves is going to work. These gorgeous bottoms from Caprice highlight your hips, with a wonderfully bright pattern that’s perfect for soaking in the sun. High waisted also work brilliantly for showcasing your figure, along with vintage style swimsuits – think Marilyn Monroe and you get the idea!
Now go on, strut your stuff poolside! Love Aimee x
Graphics by Svea Carney.