Swimwear shopping can become a nightmare. Trying on suit after suit can be discouraging if you're making the wrong choices. iVillage style expert and author of What to Wear for the Rest of Your Life, Kim Johnson Gross, simplifies the process by cutting to the chase, and revealing how to find the perfect swimsuit for you. Just pick your body type and watch:
These stylish finds will flatter your figure by the pool, sea or out on the town
This season is all about bold colors and fun prints -- and we can't think of a better way to experiment than with swimwear. So without further ado, here's 10 ways to rock your suit all day and all night.
I don't know if it's the stark fitting room lights, the cheeseburger I just ate or my delicate self-esteem, but swimsuit shopping can be a total nightmare for me. They look so good on racks, mannequins and billboards. Why is it that when I throw one on (okay, more like squeeze into it), I'm suddenly reminded of my summer enemies: the rudely honest sunlight, every cheeseburger I've ever eaten and my shattered self-esteem.
Decode your swimsuit style and learn some tips along the way
We recently posted our slideshow, "What Does Your Swimsuit Say About You?" on iVillage's Facebook page. With answers like "if you wear tankinis, you're a fun and practical lady," we were surprised by the responses from iVillage fans on the post. While we were talking about how a swimsuit can portray a personality, members chimed in droves about the funny things their swimsuits would say about them if they had the ability to talk. The comments are so hilarious, we just have to share: