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The sexiest swimsuit guide for your body type!

Your BFF just excitedly called you with an impromptu beach getaway plan and you said ‘yaaass’! But nothing can kill a beach-buzz faster than realising you’ve an ill-fitting swimsuit that’s not going to flatter you or fetch you any compliments! Worry not. We’re here to resolve the frustration that comes with swimsuit shopping. From hourglass to athletic, small bust to large, here’s your guide to finding the perfect swimsuit for your body type.

Pear shape (Narrow waist, wide bottom):

Having a figure a la Beyonce, doesn’t necessarily mean you always feel blessed about it, and esp. not at a beach. ‘Coz one can easily get self-conscious about full hips and thighs. And if you feel the same, you must opt for swimsuits that will accentuate your waist. Style tip: Go for monokinis with side cutouts, it sculpts the midsection taking away the focus from your

Pear shape (Narrow waist, wide bottom) Product featured above: Marine Colour Block Monokini|Red & Black Daring Plunge Monokini

Hourglass shape (Large bust):

The proverbial figure ‘8’, it’s a dream to have such a body. Apparently less than 10 per cent of women have this ideal figure. But a well-endowed chest also needs a bikini top that would offer plenty of support, just the way a bra would. Paired with a bottom that will give a full-coverage. Style tip: With wide, adjustable straps and metal clasps, our strappy bikini sets will both flatter and support your bust.

Hourglass shape (Large bust) Product featured above: Chirpy Coral “Beach Splash” Strappy Bikini Set|Fresh Green “Beach Splash” Strappy Bikini Set

Small bust:

The best part of being small-chested is you can wear the teensiest of bikinis and throw caution to the wind! You can wear deep halters or strapless, you can look amazing without getting self-concious. Style tip: If you want to give an illusion of a larger chest, then go for a flouncy or a ruffled top that will have a bit of a light padding. Or else, opt for bright halter bikinis that will get you noticed wherever you go.

Small bust Product featured above: Flirty Fuchsia Ruched Sexy Bikini Set|Chic Cobalt Front Zip Bikini Set

Athletic shape (compact):

Girls with an athletic shape have a slender silhouette, basically someone whose shoulders, waist and hips are all nearly of the same proportions – eg: Deepika Padukone. It’s awesome to have such a body, ‘coz when it comes to bikinis, there’s nothing in the swimwear world that won’t suit you. Style tip: To give an illusion of more curves go with a cross-wrap top which offers both padding and gathering. You can also opt for more prints than solids to add a little feminine effect to your shape.

Athletic shape (compact) Product featured above: Royal Blue Cross Wrap Bikini Set|Black Coloured Strap Sensational Bikini Set

Love handles/ A tummy pouch:

Bikinis can make or break your beach look. Get it right, you’ll feel totally awesome. Get it wrong, and the rest of your beach vacay can turn depressing. And with a problem like love handles or a tummy pouch, it can get a little tricky to find the right swimsuit. Style tip: To camouflage that bulge, go for a high-waist bottom that extends above your belly button to prevent a muffin top. Or you can go for a peplum-styled swimsuit that has slendering effect.

Love handles/ A tummy pouch Product featured above: Blue Floral High-Waist Bikini Set|Black & White High-Waist Bikini Set|Blazing Yellow Peplum Swimdress|White Ditsy Floral Peplum Swimdress