6 Things to Look for in a Swimsuit

While it isn’t prime swimsuit time at the moment, shopping for your swimsuit in the winter isn’t a bad idea. During the winter or late fall you will most likely find swimsuits discounted online and in the store as they are trying to get rid of their current year stock. If you are in need of a swimsuit for a trip to somewhere tropical this winter or if you are just looking for a new swimsuit at a discount, there are some things to keep in mind.


Fabric Quality –

First thing you want to consider is the quality of the fabric. Look to see if the fabric is thick enough, lined, and not see through. You don’t want the material to be so thin that you can see through the swimsuit. It is also important to check the seams and the sewing – you don’t want your swimsuit to unravel or fall apart after only wearing a few times.


Comfort Level –

With a swimsuit, you want to be sure that you can move around in it without unnecessary bunching or straps falling, etc. If you can, get a swimsuit with adjustable straps so a falling strap won’t be an issue. The main goal is to get a swimsuit you like without having to constantly readjust it.


Activity Level –

When swimsuit shopping, think about what you will be doing in your swimsuit. Will you be playing volleyball, swimming or just sitting on the beach or by the pool getting a suntan? There are different kinds of swimsuits. Some are geared toward the active wearer and others are more fashion focused and not practical for activity even swimming.



Color or pattern may or may not matter to you. It is just important that you like the looks of the swimsuit and that it is functional for how you need it.


Coverage –

There are different levels of coverage for both tops and bottoms. Make sure when you are shopping to take into consideration your coverage comfort level. There is nothing wrong with a string bikini if that is what your preference is. But there are options with more coverage like a tankini or high waisted bottoms.


Ease of Care –

If you are into high maintenance clothes care that is perfectly fine. If you are not, be sure to pay attention to the care instructions listed on the website or if you are shopping in person look on the tag.


As you can see there are quite a few things that you should keep in mind while shopping for a swimsuit that is perfect for you. Wear what makes you feel comfortable and what makes you happy.

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