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.
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.
I've been happily going to the beach every summer since I was a child. But this time, here at the ripe old age of 51, with my bikini days behind me, and my eyes and heart wide open, was the happiest I've ever felt on a beach. I believe the saying that happiness increases as we age, is true.
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.
Somewhere down in the basement lies one of my old Gottex bathing suits, now faded beyond use. I see it in memory of the younger me with my then-boyfriend, now-husband, when we toured the world on a dime and seemed to live in bathing suits.
Two summers ago, I was at a pool party in Southampton when I spotted a girl wearing the coolest dress/swimsuit hybrid I had ever seen. I didn't know her, but that didn't matter. I had to find out where it was from. "Vintage," she smiled. "I bought it at this great second hand store downtown."
The creator of this summer's must-have swim shorts, Adam Brown, opens up about how he came up with this simple but brilliant idea, why Speedo style trunks get such a bad rap, and of course, his summer plans.