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Bathing Suits

Our Favorite Swimsuits In Recent History

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.29.2014 | Style

L ove them or hate them, bathing suits are an essential part of our beach going experience. While there are some discrepancies as to just how long th...

5 Ways to Keep Summer Alive

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 09.30.2014 | Parents
Amy E. Goodman

I'm too busy hacking up watermelons, doing loads of pool towel laundry and rolling my vegetarian sushi to have time to kickback in an Adirondack chair.

Beach Body Mommy

Morgan Meneses-Sheets | Posted 09.20.2014 | Parents
Morgan Meneses-Sheets

I welcomed getting to the point where what many called a "cute" belly developed and I felt like people could see that I was pregnant.

Lessons on Bathing Suits From a Little Girl in Lycra

Sarah Chang | Posted 09.14.2014 | Parents
Sarah Chang

When I first found out Gemma was a girl, I made a conscious promise to abandon any body image issues -- or at least confine them to my own mind. I certainly didn't want to pass that type of negativity on to my girl. And now, with two daughters, it's a goal that's even more poignant

Faithful Shopper: Heavenly Hamptons

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.25.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

The upcoming holiday weekend (or any time this summer) is the perfect time to explore New York's very own beach resort - the Hamptons! And of course a...

21 Wave-Friendly Bikinis For A Wardrobe Malfunction-Free Summer

Refinery29 | Bobby Schuessler | Posted 05.31.2014 | Style

Your biggest summer fear goes a little something like this: Dive into the ocean, get hit by a wave, and watch as your flimsy tied-up bikini top float...

My Disastrous Search for the Perfect Swimsuit

Emma Nicholson | Posted 07.27.2014 | Fifty
Emma Nicholson

Hoisting 51-year-old size DD breasts beyond their natural boundaries and wrapping a cord attached to them around your neck is apparently not good for your spinal health.

The 9 Most Flattering Bathing Suits For Your Body Type

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Elizabeth Burns | Posted 05.09.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com What do you mean you’d rather listen to nails on chalkboard than shop for a new swimsuit? Follow these guidelines f...

40 Under $100 Swimsuits To Buy Now

Refinery29 | Bobby Schuessler | Posted 05.03.2014 | Style

If you’ve shopped at all since February (and, we know you have), you’re fully aware that swimsuit season is here -- charging doggy-paddling at us ...

Majorca Proposes Bikini Ban Because Locals Are Sick Of Seeing Semi-Nude Tourists

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 05.01.2014 | Travel

Newsflash people: Not everyone wants to see your bikini bod, no matter how proud you are. At least not in Majorca, where the Palma City Council has...

Pursuit for the Suit: Checking "Self-Conscious" at the Door

Unwritten | Posted 06.18.2014 | Style
Unwritten

Take a seat, a deep breath and maybe a shot of hard liquor: Bathing suit season is just around the corner.

Tricks to Looking Slimmer This Summer!

Anita Patrickson | Posted 06.01.2014 | Style
Anita Patrickson

When summer rolls around... first the joy and then the fear! Winter has not been kind with the sneaky pounds that have stuck to your thighs! The first trick to appearing slimmer and more svelte is wearing clothes that fit you properly.

How To Buy A Swimsuit Without Crying

Renee Fisher | Posted 05.27.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Life in the Boomer Lane has been so busy shoveling snow, losing gloves and stocking up on milk, toilet paper, and the makings of chocolate chip cookies, that she has failed to notice that Spring has started. Spring is the season in which all of LBL's senses undergo their yearly reawakening, and she is once again conscious that her body does not fit into any swimsuit that has been made for humans to actually wear.

Kate Upton Scores Her Third Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.18.2014 | Style

Well, well, if it isn't Kate Upton on the cover of yet another Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. The model sits pretty on the 50th anniversary flip-s...

Are A-Sized Breasts 'Minor Disappointments'?

Arlene Schindler | Posted 03.25.2014 | Style
Arlene Schindler

Some women wear wigs to go with different outfits; I have bras of different sizes and shapes to go with my wardrobe and boob moods

The Promise I'm Making For Next Summer

Meryl Branch-McTiernan | Posted 11.04.2013 | Women
Meryl Branch-McTiernan

Like guests at a Passover Seder promising "next year in Israel," I promise next summer in a bikini. It's been a few years since I accepted that my stomach, once a sculpted stone, had dissolved into a bag of sand, and I felt more comfortable at the beach diverting attention elsewhere.

ASSet-Friendly Swimwear Tips for Curvy Chicks

Nayri Leanna Gregor | Posted 10.06.2013 | Style
Nayri Leanna Gregor

Whether you're a seasoned mom or naturally curvalicious, there are ways to cover up the unwanted weight and create a flawless, more flattering look. Here are a few swimsuit tips to get you beach ready this summer.

The Best Bathing Suits On Sale

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 07.09.2013 | Style

Still looking for that perfect swimsuit? Seems like the early bird doesn't always get the worm. Even though summer is in full swing, tons of great sui...

10 Tips to Get You Through Bathing Suit Season

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 09.07.2013 | Women
Debbie Gisonni

It's not the color, the design, the type or the shape of a bathing suit that bothers women. It's their body in that color, design, type or shape of bathing suit that bothers them.

Flatter Your Body With These Swimsuit Trends

Shoptiques | Posted 09.01.2013 | Style
Shoptiques

There's no need to wrap up in your towel and use the old, "It's a bit chilly out" line, this summer. There is an array of different bathing suit styles that can help cover up the body blunders while keeping you looking fabulous and fashionable too.

Getting Your Teen Daughters Ready for Bathing Suit Season

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.31.2013 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

This summer, encourage your daughters to wear bathing suits that they feel good in, to have fun at the beach and to focus on making friends and conversation, not losing weight.

My Kate Upton-Approved Bathing Suit Solution

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 07.31.2013 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

Though many of us 50 and over women are more accepting of our bodies than we have ever been, the act of bathing suit shopping still gets to us. Though we may be stoic, viewing our bodies in the soft lighting of our home bathrooms, before the full-length mirror under the harsh lights of a dressing room, even the best of us crumble.

Bikinis vs. One-Piece Swimsuits: Which Do American Women Wear More?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.25.2013 | Style

Judging by what you see in Hollywood films, runway shows and celebrity paparazzi shots, bikinis are the reigning swimsuit style in America. Despite th...

How to Buy a Bathing Suit Without Crying

Linda Wolff | Posted 06.19.2013 | Style
Linda Wolff

Bathing suit shopping isn't for the faint of heart. It involves nudity, bad lighting and the awareness of your every flaw. But I've found a few tricks...

How to Deal: The Bathing Suit Edition

Diana Ryu | Posted 06.16.2013 | Style
Diana Ryu

Years ago, I would just pluck a couple of suits off the rack at the nearest discount store and make do, but when the pictures were developed from that beach day, I would cringe. Granted, there is no magic suit that matches every single body, but here are some tips I've picked up along the way.