The Swimsuits for Summer 2014
Straight Up With a Twist
With a sexy hourglass silhouette “painted on” the front of this suit, even boyish figures enter Betty Grable pinup territory as soon as they slip it on.
To buy: Tory Burch swimsuit, $225, bloomingdales.com.
Don’t Look Down
There are more discreet ways to boost a small chest than bulky padding. Instead opt for a gathered bustline tied off with a bow to add believable dimension.
To buy: Eberjey swimsuit, $164, eberjey.com.
Horizontal stripes aren’t necessarily the enemy—the ultra-thin ones here are actually forgiving. Bonus: Compression fabric and a crisscrossing pattern also help to whittle the middle.
To buy: Garnet Hill swimsuit, $98, garnethill.com.
A Tall Order
If you have a long torso, you know just how tough finding a comfortable one-piece can be. To the rescue: a glamorous suit designed to accommodate extra inches.
To buy: Long Tall Sally swimsuit, $69, longtallsally.com.
Outfitted in this red-hot beauty with ruched side panels, love handles completely vanish.
To buy: Melissa Odabash swimsuit, $203, canyonbeachwear.com.
You don’t have to resort to matronly silhouettes to keep an ample chest under wraps. The wide straps and the high under-the-arm cut prevent slippage midstroke.
To buy: Lenny Niemeyer swimsuit, $214, nancymeyer.com.