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Swimsuits for All, the #1 website for plus size swimwear as well as the entire family, shares these great swimwear tips. Use these to select the swimsuit that enhances your body type. Swimsuits For All has a suit for you from one-piece, to tankinis, jogkinis, skirted and more!

SMALL BUSTED

LARGE BUSTED

TRIANGLE SHAPE

BULGING TUMMY

SHORTER LEGS

BOY SHAPE

BROAD SHOULDERS LONG TORSO SHORT TORSO PLUS SIZE (GENERAL)

Swimwear Categories and Terminology - see sample photos below

Tankini Swimwear - 2 Piece swimsuit with a long top that usually extends down to end of torso and regular brief bottom. Great for covering up the belly.

Skirtini Swimwear - 2 Piece swimsuit with a long top that usually extends down to end of torso and skirted bottom with bikini under. Great for covering up the belly, buttocks, and upper leg.

Shortini/Jogkini Swimwear - 2 Piece swimsuit with a long top that usually extends down to end of torso with a bottom that is baggy shorts attached to a bikini bottom underneath. Great for covering up the belly, buttocks, and upper leg, while being extremely comfortable at the same time.

Surplice Swimsuits - Ususally a one piece suit that has a wrap-around look. Works great to slim hips and hide tummy.

Blouson Swimsuits - One Piece swimsuit with top that extends down to the end of torso and tight band around waist so that that rest of the material hangs over. Great for hiding the belly.

High Neck Swimwear - Fabric comes all the way up to collar bones. Gives great support and coverage. Great for big-busted women or those who want a more conservative suit.

Swimdress Swimsuits - Usually a one piece swimsuit that extends like a dress below. A brief panty bottom is usually attached under the dress.

Scoop/U-Back - Back of suit is lower than usual. Very sexy and sheek looking.

Straight Back - Basically goes straight through mid-line of back.

Keyhole Back - Provides extra support for upper back and neck. Clips at the top of the neck and leaves a keyhole opening through the midback.

Cross-Back - Straps cross across the shoulders. Provides extra support for your midback and shoulders. Perfect for lap swimmers and water aerobics.

Tummy Control Lining - Mesh net lines inside of swimsuit tummy or 360 degrees around back. Helps to control tummy shape in your swimsuit.

Tankini

Skirtini

Shortini/Jogkini

Surplice

Blouson

High Neck

Swimdress

Keyhole Back

Cross Back

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