The Right Swimsuit for Your Shape

Posted on May 09 2016

Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway to your favorite beach or getting ready to sail away to the perfect tropical getaway, we want to help you choose the best swimsuit that will make the most of your shape this season. With Hope’s Chest’s unique, stunning and flattering swimwear collections finding the right swimsuit will be easier than you anticipated. Here are a few tips from our fit professionals and one of our best selling brands, Freya.



A halter-top can create volume around your bust, matched with a bottom featuring ruffles will add shape to your straight figure, giving the illusion of an hourglass shape.

Straight Shape Swimsuit Styles


If you are working with an apple shape, you may be looking to cover up your midsection area and bring focus on the parts of your body that make you feel the most confident – like your bust or legs. A figure hugging tankini can create a flawless silhouette, providing great coverage where needed, while flattering and contouring your curvaceous shape.

Swimsuits for Apple Body Shape


Draw attention to your proportioned hourglass shape with bikini sets featuring all-over prints and vibrant colors. Working with the contours of your shape in a flattering fashion forward swimsuit piece. Almost any style works with your shape, in essence flattering a certain body part will be your focus.

Swimsuits for an Hourglass Body Shape


Instead of hiding your bottom with shorts, flatter your shape by choosing classic briefs. The higher cut is designed to make your legs look longer. Choosing a color block swimsuit will also help create a slimming effect, giving you a more hourglass silhouette.

Swimsuits for a Pear Body Shape


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