For more on body-shapes go to Dress for your Shape. Also check out my Beach Accessories at the bottom of this post, and take a look at my Accessories page for Sunglasses for your face-shape.
You want to balance your proportions to even out your full hips and smaller bust. Choose full bottomed pants, ruched detailing on your bust and padded cups, prints and details that will draw your eye upwards.
ROXY Pop Surf Zip Front Bikini Top $99.99 & High Waist Westsuit Bikini Bottom $69.99, Nextdirect.com Plum Underwired Swimsuit $54.50, Seafolly Spot On Bikini Top AU$89.95 & Bottoms AU$79.95.
Generally your bottom half is smaller than your top half, and you are quite broad shouldered. Look for high-cut bikini bottoms, prints on a swimsuit that can even out your shape, and if you can thick set straps, halter, or deep plunging styles.
Country Road Floral Triangle Bikini Top $64.90 & Bottoms $54.90, Farmers Zest Resort Palm Print Deep V Suit $79.99, Witchery Los Angeles Top $89.90 & Marmi Bottom $79.90.
With your straight up and down boyish figure, (slim hips and small chest), you want to add curves ; look for tops with ruffles, padded cups, halter styles or eye-catching prints.
Witchery Genoa Top $99.90 & Positano Bottom $79.90, Topshop Bamboo Print Plunge Bikini Top $42.00 & Bottoms $35.00 (available in store or online), Farmers Zest Resort Famlingo Print Brief $29.99 & Top $39.99.
With your voluptuous, curvy shape you want to whittle down your waist. Choose dark colours & perhaps nipped in waists, or patterns that define your waist. Play-up your curves with this Summers biggest style - the high waist bikini and halter style top.
Country Road Bandeau Halter Bikini Top $64.90 & Bottom $54.90, Roxy-New Zealand Beach Babe Halter One Piece $99.99, Glassons Retro Bandeau Bikini Set (with removable straps) $34.99.
A rounded middle but good legs, you want to look for a Swimsuit with support. If you opt for a bikini go for the high waisted pants as these will help to cover areas your not so comfortable with.
Smith & Caughey Nancu Gantz Bora Bora Swimsuit $189.95, Ezibuy Quayside One Piece Crossover Swimsuit $99.99, Farmers Zest Resort Basic Swim Black, Brief $29.99 Bikini Top $39.99.
Country Road Crochet Fedora $59.93 (25% off), Cotton On Terri Towel $24.46 (on sale), Farmers Zest Resort Red Kaftan $79.99, Smith & Caughey Jets Crescendo Kaftan $138.00, Nextdirect.com White Embroidered Kaftan Dress $75.00, Cotton On Terri Trilby $11.86 (on sale), Glassons Wide Brim Hat $19.99, Cotton On Mt Tuckey Turkish Towel $24.46, (on sale), Country Road Tassle Detail Basket $126.75 (on sale), Glassons Twist Tassle Kaftan $39.99, Witchery Marta Tote $109.00.