Wide Thighs and Hips
If you're a little wider in the hips and thighs and would like to draw attention elsewhere, then these swimwear and resortwear styles are great choices. Look for features and details that lengthen your body and lift attention towards your beautiful face!
If you're shopping for swimwear, consider a darker, plain bottom with a contrasting top that really pops. Avoid boyleg cuts and opt for a slightly higher leg will help to lengthen the body. If modesty is more your thing, then think styles that will skim not cling. A cute swim dress that falls from the bust to just below the top of the thigh could be the ticket for you.
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A retro style with a lower body is another great option. In many ways the hemline at the front is rather like the lines of the swimdress skirt. A two-piece may be your swimwear saviour if your top is a size or two different to your bottom. Tankinis are a great option if bikinis aren't for you.
A-line styles will give you the extra room in the hip you need. Crossover ruching, frills and extra details about the bust will help to give them a helping hand and give you more balanced proportions. The triangle-shaped tops are perfect for you (like the one in the main photo), keeping the focus up at the bust. An empire line cut, even better.
But if you are tempted by a bikini (and we say go for it!) then the frilled style with a deep frill and matching high pant is a wonderful style. The depth of the frill is the master of keeping the eyes up. Works bests for those with a medium-to-fuller bust shape.
If you are smaller up top, then a triangle bikini top is the go. With added adornments like frills and fringes and patterns too. Consider a printed top and a darker, plain bottom.
These same suggestions apply for clothing choices as well. Add colour, print and detailing about the bust and neckline. Accessorise like there's no tomorrow and avoid wearing tops that finish at your widest point. Have them sit higher on your hip or to above the knee. You'll love dresses that skim the hips in A-line shapes with more detail up top. Lovely long maxis are a must and look great belted high on the waist.
Enjoy your summer hipsters!
Anita and The Girls xx
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