Bikini Shapes 101 Bikini Shapes 101

Here at South Beach, we’re all about worshipping the female bod. Every size and shape. Because everyone’s a megababe in our eyes. But to get your megababe status, you need to know how to shop for your shape. Not all bikinis are made equal when it comes to looking your finest. With our latest bikini shape guide, you’ll have those beach boys trippin’ over themselves…

 

SHAPE #1: THE HOT HOURGLASS

If you have a rockin’ hourglass figure, you’ll suit most bikini styles. Hooray! Draw attention to your tiny waistline and give yourself plenty of support with some chic halter neck two pieces. If you’re bigger up top, don’t worry – a cup bikini will hold them in and totally keep ‘em in check!

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SHAPE #2: THE PERFECT PEAR

Pears are so pretty and we’ve got the perfect style tips to give you poolside confidence. Team patterned tops with block colour briefs to balance your shape and create the illusion of a fuller bust, wear tie side briefs to get the perfect fit for your beautiful bottom, or choose a skirted number for a little extra coverage!

The Perfect Pair

SHAPE #3: THE AMAZING APPLE

If you’re an apple shape, one of your best features is likely to be your lovely legs. Don’t believe us? Enhance your body with one of our recommended bikinis and you’ll see exactly what we mean! Yep, those legs are yours bae. Opt for a high cut leg to highlight those supermodel pins or high-waisted briefs to make your waist appear smaller.

The Amazing Apple

SHAPE #4: THE SEXY STRAWBERRY

Sexy strawberries are bigger on top and usually have broader shoulders. Soften your look with some ruffles or fringing that create a central distraction. And making your hips appear wider can help to balance out your look, so don’t be afraid to play around with prints!

The Sexy Strawberry

SHAPE #5: THE PRETTY PETITE

The best things come in small packages (yeah we’re talking about you bae). Petite means you have small measurements all around so keep your bikini selections simple. Bandeaus look fab on you, simple colours are great, and detailing / ruffling on the top will give an illusion of a bigger bust.

The Pretty Petite

 

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