When it comes to picking a swimsuit, it really is all about you. Be sure that the suit that you’ve chosen is one that makes you feel confident and comfortable.
The best swimsuits for most women
Helen Jon makes a wide variety of classic swimsuits in simple patterns and colors, plus, it has bra-sized options for women with larger busts.
Pros: Simple designs, fit a variety of bust sizes, DD+ tops, one-piece and two-piece suits
Cons: Limited patterns and colors, pricey
The best affordable swimsuits
Aerie’s swimsuits are cute and affordable — especially since they’re on sale right now.
Pros: Affordable, cute styles, one-piece suits, two-piece suits, a variety of sizes
Cons: May not last as long
The best eco-friendly swimsuit
Patagonia’s swimsuits are made for women who want to swim, surf, and stay active at the beach, plus, they’re made from eco-friendly materials.
Pros: Attractive suits, stay in place when active, UPF sun protection, Fair Trade Certified, recycled materials, comfortable, good variety of styles
Cons: Expensive, limited colors and sizes
The best plus-sized swimwear
Swimsuits for All sells swimsuits of all kinds in sizes 4 through 40, so anyone should be able to find a swimsuit that fits perfectly and looks gorgeous.
Pros: Patterns and colors, wide range of sizes and styles, great for plus-size women
Cons: Some larger sizes sold out, no free shipping
The best active swimsuits
Athleta’s swimwear is comfortable, reasonably priced, and great for women who like to stay active when they’re at the beach or pool.
Athleta is known its functional and stylish activewear, and its swimsuits are just as great for women who like to be active at the beach or pool. You can swim, surf, run, dive, and even play beach volleyball in these swimsuits without feeling uncomfortable or worrying about your top falling off.
Pros: UPF 50+, ultra-resilient fabric, supportive, breathable suit, moves with you, multiple colors and sizes to choose from, ecofriendly materials
Cons: A bit pricey
The best swimsuits from a lingerie startup
Lively is a lingerie company that also makes excellent swimsuits that fit a wide variety of bust sizes comfortably.
Lively makes excellent affordable swimwear that’s simple, supportive, and stylish. You can get a one-piece for $65 or a bikini top and bottom for $80
Pros: Affordable, simple designs, fit a variety of bust sizes, DD+ tops, one-piece and two-piece suits
Cons: More limited selection than some