Bathing suit season is in full swing and, as you are probably aware, finding the right swimsuit can be no small feat. The goal is to find a bathing suit that is flattering, comfortable, and affordable. Sounds simple, right?
Lucky for you, we did a lot of the leg work for you. We asked different women of all ages to tell us what their most comfortable and flattering bathing suit is and they told us loud and clear. From tankinis to bikinis to swimdresses to one pieces if you are still in the market for THE suit for the summer, read the below and find out what the most comfortable bathing suits are.
Coco Reef Swimsuit
$44.99 (Retail $94)
"The most comfortable bathing suit is the Coco Reef Swimsuit. The tummy control holds me in with a soft, lightweight material. My stomach looks so flat without having a "girdle like feeling". It does not ride up on the buttocks, and the softly padded built in bra accentuates my small bust."
-Donna, 38, New York
Athleta Bolsa Chica Mini Sarong & Matching Top
Sarong, $44.99 | Top, $44.99
"My favorite bathing suit is the Bolsa Chica Mini Sarong with matching top by Athleta. For women who want a little more coverage with a skirted bottom but still a youthful look, this bottom is just the ticket with the wrap design and slit on the side. The wide waistband is slimming, the nylon/spandex blend is ultra comfortable, and the cute paisley print is adorable."
-Caryl, 47, Virginia
Calvin Klein Allover Pleated Swimsuit
$54 (Retail $98)
"The most comfortable and slimming bathing suit I have worn recently is the Calvin Klein Allover Pleated Swimsuit, in Smoke Animal Print. I love this swimsuit because it provides full coverage in the front and back, while also letting me show off my playful side with its cute 'Retro' style."
-Stephanie, 27, California
Tibi Sundial Banded Halter Top & Matching Drawstring Boyshorts
Top, $103 | Boyshorts, $120
"The most comfortable bath suit I've found is the Tibi Sundial halter/boyshort two piece. The halter style doesn't ride up, slip or leave strap marks. The adjustable boyshorts allow me to decide just how much I want to show and stay in place no matter what. It's very flattering for hips and backsides and also makes smaller chests look great."
-Dawn, 27, North Carolina
J. Crew Ink-dot Underwire Top & Matching Hipster Bottom
Top, $39.99 | Bottom, $34.99
"This summer I am loving the J.Crew Ink Dot bathing suit. It has an adorable retro look but with a very modern twist. There's great underwire protection for those of us who have a little bit more to control on top. However, unlike a lot of bathing suits that fit the 'comfortable and covered' mold, it still has a great design that makes you feel sexy without showing too much."
-Ali, 26, New York
Norma Kamali Halter Bill Swimsuit
"Wearing the Norma Kamali Halter Bill Swimsuit to the beach in California envelops me in a breathable fabric that clings to my body. The snug fit fills me with confidence making embarrassing adjustments around the thighs unnecessary. At 35, the suit provides elegant appropriate sex appeal while hiding any belly bulge with ruching."
Moroccan Beach Tiki Tri Tankini & Matching String Bikini Bottoms
Top, $46 | Bottom, $34
"After weeks of ignoring "DO SIT-UPS!" post-its, I admitted I was not bikini ready. Solution: Moroccan Beach Tiki Tri Tankini from roxy.com. This sleek suit highlights my figure while its low hanging top provides tummy coverage. So, until I perfect my six-pack, I feel comfortable in this tame two piece."
-Christina, 36, New York
Diane von Furstenberg 'Rochelle' Reversible Printed Wrap Swimsuit
"This is one of the most comfortable bathing suits on the market. The 'Rochelle' incorporates the best features of DVF's famed wrap dress into a reversible swimsuit. The v-necked suit provides a flattering solution for women with a larger chest, while the mock wrap cut can provide the illusion of curves for women with less curvy figures."
-Jasmine, 21, Pennsylvania
Magicsuit Firm Control Retro One-Piece
$109 (Retail $146)
"My favorite bathing suit is the Victoria's Secret retro one-piece. The retro styles are fabulously flattering and comfortable. I have hip and bottom issues, the shirring of this retro style smooth out my hips and makes my legs look slimmer. The full bottom coverage also makes my tush look smaller."
-Rose, 28, California
Ellen Tracy by Magicsuit Swimsuit
$92.99 (Retail $138)
"The Ellen Tracy by Magicsuit Swimsuit, Abby One Piece Tummy Control Bathing Suit is by far the most luxurious piece of swimwear I have ever worn. The cozy soft cups coupled with the supportive over the shoulder straps offer a pleasant fit for the ample upper part of my figure."
Spanx Halter Tankini with Bikini Bottom
"The most comfortable bathing suit in my collection is the Spanx Halter Tankini with Bikini Bottom. Without a doubt, Spanx has come to my rescue with great tummy coverage, built in bosom support with adjustable ties, and silhouette trimming qualities that conceal the telltale signs of having children."
-Stephanie, 35, Texas
Magicsuit Firm Control Shaping Halter One-Piece
$100 (Retail $134)
"When it comes to bathing suits, comfort is just as important as style. For me, this swimsuit has it all. This bathing suit accentuates all my best assets, and tucks away the rest; it gracefully sculpts my body and makes me feel secure and confident. Amazingly lightweight, the suit has no bulky padding or extra material that adds heaviness when wet."
-Mary, 22, California
"With swimsuit season officially underway, I I feel so comfortable and at ease when I am wearing my Nautica swimdress! They not only look elegant and can be found for the same price as a regular bathing suit; but they flatter my shape. I feel relaxed when wearing it because there are adjustable straps."
-Jeannette, 24, Pennsylvania
Dolphin Bathing Suit
Top & Bottom, $22.50 each
"The Dolphin bathing suit is the most comfortable bathing suit I've ever worn. It's a rare combination of style and comfort. I love how the material shapes to fit your body curves. I have it in black and it feels just as good as it looks - an easy fit and durable.
-A.G., 29, New York
This should be the summer that you feel and look your best at the beach and the pool. Wearing a comfortable bathing suit will make spending time in the sun all that much more enjoyable.
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