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Swimsuit Confidence

Round Shape

Finding swimsuit for a Round or Apple shape is the #1 request we have here at Sequins and Sand and we're thrilled to say, there are many options!

The typical features of a Round or Apple shape are: wide, rounded shoulders, fuller/rounder tummy and a larger bust too. Look for Jane, Flick and Tatia in our Cossie Confidence Crew. Liz, whilst a plus size Rectangle shape is very similar to an Apple. The bathers they love to wear will work for you too. Let them be your guide.

We love helping you find a swimsuit that flatters your figure and makes you feel confident. A Round shape needs summer clothing and swimwear that will help to create the illusion of a waist, skim not cling and detract with prints and cleverly crafted features. Swimwear with tummy controlling power netting is handy too!

Look for swimwear with Ruching, Tiers, Flounces and Diagonal lines. Tiers, I hear you say? Let me explain.

Ruching about the belly is your best friend, as are prints.

When it comes to Tiers, the other round tummy wonder is the 3 tiered one piece or tankini. The diagonal lines they create visually lengthen rather than widen.

Panels, particularly side panels, will help to create a curve and visually restore a waist. A contrasting 'waist band' can also help to break up your mid section too.

The Crossover style with its diagonal lines works like a wrap dress does. It visually elongates as it helps to reclaim a waist. If you have a fuller bust as well, this is definitely a hot contender.

For clothing, look for a classic, mostly up and down, shift cut. Tunics do this well. They skim and won't cling. Kaftans do this too as their seams are sewn typically straight up and down. Empire lines that fall from under the bust will work well too. Just make sure they aren't too full as they fall as that will create extra unwelcome bulk.

Now all of the above sounds great but at the end of the day, they are suggestions. We want you to feel fabulous in what ever you choose to wear. No rules girls. But if you're confused or overwhelmed or perhaps after a freshen up with what you wear then these 'guidelines' are a place to start. Then as you gain in confidence, create your own.

Go get 'em! Summer is calling. You are beautiful.
Anita & The Girls xx

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