Swimwear to suit your body shape

Finding the right swimwear to suit your body shape can be tricky, we’ve put together a handy guide to ensure your feel your most confident in a bikini or swimsuit. The only worry you should have on holiday is where the next cocktail is coming from.

We are firm believers that every body is a beach body and you should feel good no matter what you wear, but if you lack confidence in a bikini, here is how to ensure you flatter every curve and enhance every asset.

Finding the right bikini for your body shape

Whether you are planning ahead to future holidays or just wanna feel fire sunbathing in the garden this summer, we’ve got a style to suit every body shape. Get scrolling to find your ultimate bikini style.

  1. Pear shape- opt for a plunging neckline
  2. Small bust – try a triangle top
  3. Large bust- choose a molded cup
  4. Curvy or plus – opt for a retro high-waisted bottom
  5. Athletic – try tie side bikini bottoms

1. Pear Shape

If you have a pear shaped figure, try a statement bikini top with a plunging neckline. This will draw the attention to your cleavage, evening out your body shape.

Swimsuit for pear bodyshape
Pear bodyshape bikini
Black bikini crop top

2. Smaller Bust

Smaller boobs are handy when it comes to picking the perfect bikini. You can opt for the on-trend tiny triangle tops. Minimal coverage will give the illusion of a larger chest. Try a micro bikini or swimsuit with tie straps.

Black swimsuit
bikini for smaller boobs
Bikini for a small boob body shape

3. Larger Bust

If you have a larger bust, bikini shopping can be a struggle. Try choosing a top with a molded cup or underwiring. This will give you a little lift and keep your boobs looking perky all day long.


Chain print bikini
Bikini for big boobs
Animal print bikini

4. Curvy or plus

If you are a curvy or plus size girl the flattering shape of a pair of high waisted bikini bottoms can be the best way to show off your hour glass waist. Team it with a cute retro top for the ultimate beachy vibes.

Bikini for pear body shape
Plus size white spotty biknini
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Biini for a curvy body shape
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5. Athletic

If you have an athletic figure, without big boobs or hips, why not try high cut bikini bottoms? The higher sides will give the illusion of a really shapely figure.

Lemon print bikini
Swimwear for an athletic bodyshape
Bikini for your body shape

Find your fit with the Missguided Swim Fit Guide or hit the button below and take a look at our full range of swimwear now.

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