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Plus-size swimwear has diversified considerably in recent years for sizes up to 24W. Plus-size models are breaking ground by appearing in Sports Illustrated, and full-figured bloggers are leading the charge for sexier swimsuits in larger sizes.

Elegant Plus Figure & Fit Swim Guide


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Plus-Size Swim Suit Internet Shopping Listings:

Retailers in the Spotlight:

Let's Shop! Always for Me

Let's Shop! Macy's

Let's Shop! Lands End

6PM is a flash sale website with deeply discounted clothing and an inventory that changes almost daily.  The swimwear section often has some unusual labels that would be hard to find elsewhere in larger sizes.  Along with with well-known name brands, more difficult to find upscale designer swimsuits can also turn up (during our spot check we found a Jean Paul Gaultier bathing suit at 70% off that would fit a size 16).  The sorting tools in the side bar will allow you to locate fashion by size once you've drilled down into the appropriate clothing category.  Size S - 4X.

Always for Me  is a plus-size swimwear specialist with a combination of top name brands and figure flattering styles designed just for them. Styles run the gamut from youthful and trendy to classic. They've now also added a great selection of swim cover-ups for the beach. Prices range from moderate to higher end, with some bargains to be found in the "no returns" sale bins. Labels include Monif C, Maxine, Coco Reef, Delta Burke, It Figures, and more. Bathing suits are available all year. Size 14 to 26W.

Amazon carries a selection of plus-size swimwear from a variety of name brands you know. Offerings regularly change depending on which retailers are distributing through them at any given time. Size 0 to 34W.

Asos carries a small selection of swimwear during the resort and summer swim seasons. Styles are trendy, youthful, often with a sexier edge including two piece bikini styles. Size 14 to 24W.

Bare Necessities is one of the largest lingerie retailers on the internet.  Their swim collection includes many styles sized by bra size, two piece bikinis, tankinis, and one piece bathing suits. Labels frequently include Panache, Miraclesuits, Fantasia, Coco Reef, Curvy Kate and Elomi. Free shipping on all orders.  Easy size search allows for search by bra size or dress size 0 to 24W.

Beach House Swimwear offers youthful and flirty bathing suit styles that support and accentuate curves. Two piece styles, including both tankini and bikini separates are often available. Carried in many leading department stores, this label can be purchased directly from the manufacturer.  Prices are moderate. Size 2 to 24W.

Blair carries classic to contemporary bathing suits year round. Styles come in a variety of prints and solids. Good selection of skirted styles available for those who prefer extra coverage. Solid, athletic styles, and tankinis are also available. Prices are moderate here. Size 4 to 26W.

Boohoo is a trendy, fast fashion retailer from Great Britain that ships world wide.  Very popular with the plus fashion blogger crowd, styles are value to moderately priced in the latest colors, cuts, and styles.  Good spot for trendy two piece bikinis for fuller figures.  Free shipping $40 +. U.S. Size 10 - 20W.

Catherine's has a good selection of full-figured swimwear year round, with more offerings during the main swim season.  Styles tend to be classic to contemporary with trendier options cropping up occasionally. Sales and coupons are frequently offered on the website, with more styles available on-line than in most stores.  One piece, swim dress, tankini, and swim separate styles. Size 16 to 34W.

Coco Reef is a leading swimwear brand carried in many upscale department stores.  Styles are contemporary with quality details such as underwire bust support, tummy slimming fabrics, and separates that can be mixed and matched. Prices are moderate to moderately upscale. Size 4 to 24W.

Dillard's has a particularly deep selection of plus-size swimwear with a variety of styles from classic to trendy for fuller figures in the summer season.  Prices range from moderate to upscale. Top labels often included are Fit 4 U, Beach House, Inches Away, Becca Etc, and Christina. Size 0 to 24W.

Evans carries contemporary to trendy swimwear including, one piece, tankini and bikini styles all year. Underwire support and bra sized swimwear is often available here. Some piece sold by bra cup size. Plus-size 10 to 28W.

Forever 21 is a junior trendy hot spot that carries fashionable swimwear at low prices during the swim season. Fantastic spot for affordable and trendy bikini styles in plus-sizes. Junior size S to 3X.

Her Room is one of the best sources for bathing suits sized by your bra size with underwire support, with a selection available in large bust and plus sizes. You can find bikinis, tankinis, and one piece swimwear here. Brands here frequently include Aerin Rose, Tommy Bahama, Freya, Gottex, Curvy Kate, elomi and more. Full-figured sizes a variety of larger bra and cup sizes.

Just My Size has a selection of bathing suits in plus-sizes in styles with a little more coverage than most, in season. Styles include underwire support, larger bust sizes, one piece maillots, swim dresses and tankini separates. Chlorine resistant and practical athletic styles are also frequently available here. Also carries hard-to-find masectomy swimwear in in plus sizes. Size 14 to 32W.

Kohl's plus-sizes carries swimwear in both the women's plus and junior plus sections. Styles include separates and one pieces, maillots and swim dresses.  Deeper selection of swimwear on-line than in most stores. Prices are moderate with sizes up to 3X.

Land's End is one of the most popular swimwear destinations on the internet, all year round. Large selection of swimsuit styles at reasonable prices. Styles range from classic athletic and one piece maillots to flirty prints, tankinis and swim dresses. Especially known for the ability to purchase tops and bottoms separately for the best fit. Free shipping on orders over $50, and frequent sales and coupons available directly on the website. Specialty sizes include petite, long torso, D-DDD, plus-size and mastectomy fits. Size 4 to 26W.

Lane Bryant  carries a selection of swimwear made by their own in house label, Cacique, and occasionally other brands such as Miraclesuit. Styles include underwire, bra sized, one piece and two piece. A deeper selection of swimwear is available on-line than in most retail outlets.  Sales and coupons are frequently available directly on the website. Size 14 to 28W.

Macy's carries contemporary to trendy upscale swimwear in a variety of designer styles during the spring and summer months. Selection on-line is extensive with a variety of styles including tankinis, maillots, swim dresses, and cover-ups from labels like Michael Kors, Fit 4 U, Swim Solutions, and House of LaRoux. Deeper selection of swimwear available on-line than in most stores. Sales are frequent, especially on the week-ends.  Sizes available up to 24W.

Mod Cloth carries fabulous retro and pin up style swimwear from small, indie designer labels in limited runs, including one piece and bikinis in size XS  to 5X.

Nordstrom  has sleek classic to contemporary swimwear from brands like Elomi & Miraclesuit. A collection of sophisticated beach cover-ups round out their selection. Styles include both one and two piece suits.  Free shipping and free returns on all orders. Size 0 to 24W.

QVC  has a good selection of swimwear in one piece swim dress and maillot styles, two piece tankini styles, and swim separates and beach cover ups from top swimwear brands like Miracle Suit, Fit for U, and Carol Wior in harder to find sizes available up to 3X (26-28W).

Swimsuits Direct carries an extensive collection of swimwear all year long.  Styles range from classic to trendy, one and two piece cuts, swim dresses and tankinis.  Options appealing to both more modest or athletic swimmers, and figure baring sun worshippers on beach and cruise vacations. Labels include It Figures, Becca Etc, Cole of California and other nationally well known brands. Prices are moderate. Free Shipping and Free Returns.  Misses Extended Sizes to 18. D Cup Suits.  Women's Plus to 24W.

Swimsuits for All is perhaps best known for their fatkinis designed by popular curvy blogger Gabi Gregg.  But, it is also one of the best spots to find swimwear all year, with a wide range of styles ranging from sexy to practical and sporty.  You'll find designer brands and more affordable well known lines in a wide variety of cuts, prints, colors, and sizes. One piece, two piece, and swim separates are all well represented.  The beach cover up selection is quite good as well.   Size 8 to 34W.

Torrid offers a selection of bathing suits with a sexier than average edge. A mixture of one-piece and two-piece styles at moderate prices during the swim season in size XL to 5X.


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 Along with classic swim dress styles that provide maximum coverage there are now much barer two piece and bikini styles. The latest one piece trends and designer styles are available in misses and plus-sizes.  More athletic styles for women who enjoy active water sports are available next to sexy, pool side lounge styles for resort beach vacations and winter cruises. 



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