So if you know me, then you know I love the beach. Truly, I am happiest when I am in a swimsuit, with my toes in the sand, sun bearing down on me. I was born in July so I have always sworn that is why I am such a beach bum. My mom never missed a day laying out when she was pregnant with me, then I spent nearly every summer at the beach growing up. I mean, it was ingrained in me to love the salty air. And boy do I love it. So recently, we ventured to Palm Beach for a few days to attend my friends wedding. Thankfully, I was able to spend a few short minutes in my bathing suit, and took full advantage of it. As I am now planning summer excursions though, I have found myself doing a lot of swimwear shopping and thought this would be the perfect time to do a little round up for you here! Keep reading to see some of my favorites right now, as well as other styles I love!
The One Piece
As of late, I have come to love a good one piece. I invested in my first true one piece two or three years ago, but it was last year when I found a few that fit my body perfectly. I think one of the best things about the one piece style is that I can throw shorts, or pants on with it and it almost acts as a body suit. They are simple, but they are classy, and I feel super confident in this style!
Now, while I love a one-piece, there is something special about that perfect bikini. Growing up, I definitely went back and forth when it came to bikini styles and what I liked. I still prefer for coverage but there are a few bikinis out there right now that have caught my eye!
So, I have to say that my favorite is the high waist. I LOVE high waisted bottoms. Not really sure when this love developed but I will shop for swimwear and, before I know it, this is all that is in my cart. Something I learned last summer though it that I love styles that also come high on my hip. I feel like it elongates my legs AND holds my stomach in so it is a win-win!
Mostly importantly, when shopping for swimwear, I know I want to feel confident. That would be my biggest piece of advice. YOU should feel beautiful, no matter what you are wearing. YOU should love how you look. If you prefer a one piece, do it. If you like to show some skin, go for it. At the end of the day, we are bearing a lot when we rock those tiny bathing suits (no matter the style, they are all little fabric), so whatever style fits you best...you do you.