Vintage is the new chic

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Choosing your bathing suit can be a difficult task and for some people it’s a living nightmare. After all, you are showing more than half of your body to an entire beach full of people. When in doubt go with a classic style such as a 1940s or a 1950s bathing suit that is bound to have no miss slips around your chest and butt. These vintage bathing suit styles are truly form fitting and chic.

Depending on how much skin you wish to show there are a variety of different kinds of vintage bathing suit styles one can choose from. Now I know bathing suits today show a lot more skin, but no one has the perfect body, we’ve all have flaws. Sometimes showing less is more. These vintage style bathing suits do an excellent job of just that by highlighting your curves while flattening out the stomach giving you a flattering beach body to flaunt.

Key hint: Shop for your vintage bathing suit online mainly because there will be a wider variety of style’s online than then at the mall. Second is because there’s nothing worse than trying on a bunch of bathing suits in a cramped dressing room with awful mirror angles and horrible florescent lighting. Instead bathing suits should be tried on in the comfort of your of your home. I  also recommend buying your bathing suit near the end of the summer instead of the beginning. This is because by now swimsuits are going on sale. Also because your skin will have a nice base tan boosting your confidence when trying on bathing suits.

1. One piece.

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This style works for all body types. Most of these are halter-style and have straps over the shoulder for support but some also come in convertible one piece’s perfect for showing off your shoulders.

 

Bathing beauty one piece
Bathing beauty one piece

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Darling bow one-piece swimsuit
Darling bow one-piece swimsuit

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Yellow Monokini Under-wired Bra Monokini
Yellow Monokini Under-wired Bra Monokini

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2.Tankinis or 2-piece swimsuit.

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These normally have a high-waisted bottom and a strapless top or one with straps. I personally love this kind of style. This bathing suit gives you a little more coverage than a regular bikini while hugging your curves and showing just a little glimpse of your stomach.

 

Dotty cathy swimsuit
Dotty cathy swimsuit

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Mandalynn Lola Black High-Rise Bandeau Bikini
Mandalynn Lola Black High-Rise Bandeau Bikini

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Acacia Crochet Bikini
Acacia Crochet Bikini

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 ASOS Francesca Floral High Waist Bikini Pant

ASOS Francesca Floral High Waist Bikini Pant

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All About Eve Mexico Dreams Crop Bikini Top
All About Eve Mexico Dreams Crop Bikini Top

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