23 Super-Flattering Swimsuits for Making the Most of What You've Already Got

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Let us be clear that every bod, even one that never left winter mode, is always ready for the beach. But for your own comfort—rather than anybody else's—you might like a swimsuit with a bit more coverage or smoothing technology than a string bikini. Totally fair. Here, the 23 best-ever maillots and two-pieces for any body.

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1

Wide straps balance out a plunge front so you still get the bareness of a dental-floss top without the dread. 

Zimmermann, $295

BUY IT: net-a-porter.com.

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2

That high-cut '80s bottom might seem daunting, but it can be very lengthening when it gets *just* close enough to front-thong territory.

Triangl, $79

BUY IT: triangl.com.

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3

Smocking = highly adjustable = molds to the shape of you. 

Tory Burch, $230

BUY IT: net-a-porter.com.

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4

What a wrap dress does for your figure on dry land, this eye-catching color-blocked suit will do on other dry land that's near water.

Solid and Striped, $160

BUY IT: net-a-porter.com.

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5

Smells like Cancun, 2009. Wears like a much more well-made crochet set (thicker textures = great for camouflage). 

She Made Me top, $175; bottoms, $210

BUY IT: shopshemademe.com; shopshemademe.com.

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6

Basically, with the single sleeve and crisscross bands, this is visual napalm. Meaning all-around shock and awe.  

Jade Swim, $245

BUY IT: modaoperandi.com.

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7

A one-piece doesn't have to scream "Mom, can you come pick me up from swim practice?" 

Eberjey, $170

BUY IT: net-a-porter.com.

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8

An exposed underwire and shoulder ties combine to make the ultimate pulley system for your belle poitrine. 

Araks top, $175; bottoms; $140.

BUY IT: araks.com; araks.com.

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9

Some confidence and maybe a friend to help with the racy lace-up back are all you need. 

Perfect Peach, $189

BUY IT: perfectpeachswim.com.

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10

An asymmetrical neckline distracts the eye (and pulls double-duty as a bodysuit for a night out). 

Mikoh, $218

BUY IT: shop.mikoh.com.

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