Great value swimwear for all body shapes from slim to curvy
25 June 2018, 17:54 | Updated: 25 June 2018, 17:56
Wondering what style of bikini would suit your body type? We've found a style perfect for all shapes and sizes...
Picking a bikini for your holiday can be a daunting task and knowing your body type is essential.
Being able to tell if you're a pair or an apple can be the difference between falling in love with your swimwear wardrobe or dreading stepping out onto the beach.
The high street is fantastic at catering for all shapes and sizes so here's the best of the bunch to suit all body types...
Apple shaped bodies are broader around the shoulder area than the waist and hips so a tankini will help balance you out and create an hourglass illusion.
This tankini from F & F £24 at Tesco is perfect.
Big busts need equal parts comfort and support so underwired bikinis are a must for those who are bigger in the chest area.
This underwired bikini £27 from New look is perfect.
Hour glass figures are blessed with an evenly balanced frame, to really flatter your curvy figure wear high waisted bikini bottoms to accentuate your waist.
This patterned bikini £38 from ASOS is just the thing.
If you're extremely svelte then you might find it hard to find a bikini top to suit your upper body. Triangle bikinis are great for this and slimmer figures should take advantage of the fact that it's easier to rock bold patterns like stripes.
This Maison De Nimes bikini £36 from House Of Fraser is perfect.
Pear shapes are blessed with big hips, waist and bottoms but are smaller around the chest and shoulders. Balance things out by wearing a bold pattern on your top half and plain coloured bikini bottoms.
This tankini £26 from Bon Marche is perfect.
Being pregnant can make buying swimwear a daunting task, but the high streets are well equipped to dress you and your bump for a trip to the beach.
This frilly tankini £34 from ASOS Maternity is super flattering.
If you're still daunted by the prospect of bikini shopping for you holiday, we spoke to Gok Wan about his three top tips to finding the perfect swim wear.