Drama: Shopping for a Swimsuit and Outfit of the Day

When we are thin and young, we can buy a swimsuit at the Quick Stop Store and it will look amazing. But there are a few of us who have figures that need a lot of support (and technology). Mercifully, today we have more selection than we can get to but for the uninitiated, here is a happy starting place:

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Outfit of the Day from Polyvore…click the image to buy.

Be sure to check out a previous post on swim wear that has lots of good figure flaw guidelines:

https://outfitofthedayblog.wordpress.com/2013/04/13/swim-suits-and-jellies-10-things-to-know-before-you-buy/. Click either the highlighted text or the image to shop.

The Spanx people are always designing new swim wear to serve our particular needs. Let me give you a quick tour:

6pm swim

6pm has this Spanx swimsuit for 70% off of the regular Spanx price of $188.00, now at $56.99.

Free standard shipping on all orders! for 6pm.

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6pm offers this Spanx swimsuit regularly priced at $178.00 but now it’s down to $54.99.

Free standard shipping on all orders!

6pm 2

6pm again offers this Spanx suit for $71.99 dowm from $178.00. The lines of this suit cleverly lead the eye in pleasing paths…

Free standard shipping on all orders!

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Over the shoulder straps are so comfortable to me but if you are large chested, the halter is a more flattering cut. Was $188.00 is now $56.99. Spanx at 6pm

Free standard shipping on all orders!
From the official Spanx site:

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At the Pilates Class I teach on Tuesday, a friend remarked how she wished the swim dress was still available…guess what? It is. For $188.00 this style is sure to fit the needs of a more modest sister, possibly even myself!

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Be-you-tif-ful! The lines keep the eye moving to the best parts of your figure. The straps are adjustable as well.$198.00 at Spanx

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The criss-cross tankini comes separately from the bottoms at $34.99. At Spanx

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Glamour ruffle tankini to. p for $34.99…bottoms come separately at Spanx.

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Animal print tankini top for $34.99…buy bottoms separately. Twisted ruching shapes your middle into a pretty silhouette.

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Full coverage bottoms for only $78. At Spanx

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High topped bottoms…who knew? $98.00 at Spanx

From the “White Stuff” store:

Trinny strappy one piece..click image for more info

Iris halterneck tankini top…click image to shop.

Iris tankini bottoms…click image to shop.

Long Island tankini top …click image to shop.

Long Island bottoms…click image to shop.

Check out these cover ups:

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Lord and Taylor’s Mazzy coverup for $145,00 and they sell a bikini to match it, too. 

Shop top fashion for women, men and children at Lord & Taylor.

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Ralph Lauren Ikat cover up $79.00 at Lord and Taylor…
Shop top fashion for women, men and children at Lord & Taylor.

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Go from the beach to lunch in this maxi cover up from Trina Turk. There is a matching bikini, too. Shop top fashion for women, men and children at Lord & Taylor.

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Vince Camuto Zigzag cover up. Matching bikini available. Shop top fashion for women, men and children at Lord & Taylor.

These are my picks for looking your best at the pool, lake, or beach. Do you have sites or stores that have great swimwear. Leave a comment below with your favorite swimwear links.

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