Affordable swimming costumes for any holiday!
Once you've decided on which type of swim costume suits you, your next task may be to decipher which kind of swimwear will suit your upcoming holiday. This may be quite difficult due to the vast collections of swimwear that are offered online, in all different types of fabrics, cuts, prints & sizes. If you know exactly which kind of swimwear you are after, it is a lot easier to find them at the best price!
- The beside-the-seaside holiday:
Halterneck Bikini: This will be flattering to a range of body shapes, and the tie straps at the neck and back are super easy to tie and re-tie which makes them perfect for applying suncream and moving around to avoid unwanted tan line marks!
- The action holiday:
One-Piece Swimsuit: because you don't want to be falling out of a bikini if you're tackling some white water rapids! If you can find something strappy and with adjustable length spaghetti straps, then all the better.
- The romantic holiday:
Plunge Swimsuit: It's the best of both worlds! Show off your figure with something a little risqué while you show off your surfing or swim skills with confidence in the sea.
Must-have beach accessories
So now you have perfected your look according to your body shape & type of holiday, it's time to accessorise! This is a great guide to additional beach clothing to help you finish off your look:
Throw on a floral kaftan to add a bright summertime vibe to any outfit! A kaftan is also a great accessory to have in the bottom of your bags for a cooler day at the beach - or if you're planning on going in and out of the water throughout the day.
Beat the glare of the sun by picking up a pair of stylish sunglasses to complete your look. If you're rocking a sportswear look, there are loads of different looks available online which are designed for beach sports such as volleyball, football & more.
- Beach shorts:
Whether you like covering up a little or playing beach games; beach shorts are a great addition to your look whilst giving more support & coverage.
Body chains, anklets & hair accessories are all super hot this summer and perfect for the shore! Dress with a body chain underneath your chosen bikini or swimsuit for instant chic and sophistication.
What are this year's top swimwear trends?
The objectives are always the same: lie on bright white sands; drink piña coladas, float around in the sea. However, what you are wearing each year is forever changing! Stay ahead of the trends by shopping online for the latest styles. Don’t be afraid to try out new colours, shapes and trends - what’s the worst that could happen?
- Be bold with contrast styles:Dress in contrast bikini bottoms, or choose swimwear with contrast black and white panels to help you stand out from the rest and accentuate your favourite body parts!
- Embrace jewellery & accessory collections:designed to flatter and accentuate your style. Dare to try statement styles such as all-over body chains, loud slogan print bags & retro sunglasses.
- Athleisure is in:Don't be afraid to bring sportswear into your own personal look this summer!
The Best Beaches from Around the World!
So, you have your suitcase packed to the brim with summer fashion, now where to go?! Here are a few suggestions for the best places to sunbathe, from around the world!
- Pelion Fakistra, Greece:
Located between two rocky capes, Pelion Fakistra emerges as a hidden cove with beautiful sandy beaches and calm, clear turquoise waters. You can also find remains of an old tower to explore along with the lush greenery which surrounds the cove. Fun fact: Some scenes of the film “Mama Mia” were filmed here in 2008.
- Flamenco Beach, Puerto Rico:
This Blue Flag Beach (with international distinction) can be found on the Caribbean island of Culebra. Featuring shallow turquoise waters, white sand and ample places to swim and dive, it is a natural choice for many holiday goers. In March 2014 it was ranked as the 3rd best beach in the world by TripAdvisor.
- Dune du Pyla, France:
Dune du Pyla, Europe’s tallest sand dune, stands between the Atlantic Ocean and Arcachon Bay. Although sometimes nicknamed “menacing sand wall” and “sand monster”, it is certainly an impressive backdrop for your holiday swim.