Modest one-pieces can easily go to an Olympic or old-lady place. But this violet version has lingerie-inspired touches, including adjustable bra-like straps, that make it look sexy on almost any shape, from the boyish to the bootylicious.
Splash about in the surf without fear in this sporty (yet still glamorous) tankini. The sturdy halter and the moderately cut brief keep you well covered. Later, when you’re lounging, you can remove the halter strap.
To buy: Boden top, $44, and bottom, $34: bodenusa. com. Helen Ficalora necklace.
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For Hips and Thighs
When in doubt, remember that any figure can pull off a customizable two-piece, like this graphic style. In other words, you can adjust the bottom’s ties so that they won’t squeeze your sides.
To buy: Trina Turk top, $80, and bottom, $68: Bloomingdale’s, 866-593-2540. Stella & Dot earrings. Maité bracelet.