Celebrities, including celeb moms, are often photographed by paparazzi on the beach in their bikinis. Gossip magazines put them on their covers, seemingly taunting you. It’s the type of thing that can drive you up the wall especially if you think bikinis are off limits to your post-baby.
Thank goodness we are in modern times and bathing suit designers are coming up with attractive, stylish and also sexy swimsuits for those of us who prefer one piece suits. Here are eight suits that are slimming and affordable while as stylish as the ones celeb moms are spotted in online.
Bring the focus of your pool-ready look to your chest, not your hips, in this flirty black number. The halter top gives your chest ample lift while the ruffled, but fitted, skirt slims the look of your tummy and hips. This suit by Tommy Bahama is available in sizes 8 to 16. It’s on sale now for $142.
This Miracle suit is great for those with ample tops who need support because it has wide shoulder straps, but is still sexy with its slight v in the front. The crossing wrapped design guides the eye away from any bulges. It comes in sizes 8 to 20. Available at Lord & Taylor for $105 on sale now.
This shoulder-baring one-piece suit features front-control lining to smooth the tummy and hidden underwire bra cups to enhance your shape. This bathing suit comes in sizes 6 to 16 in blush, twilight (pictured) and black. Priced down to $109 from $148.
Show off your refined style and conceal your bottom if you’re insecure about your derriere being exposed in this LAUREN by by Ralph Lauren Bel Aire Solids Shirred Bandeau Skirted Mio Slimming Fit One-Piece . It has shirred detailing that slims the silhouette and the halter tie is great for those with ample bosoms as well. The bandeau bodice also has slimming effect while still looking hip and current.
If you love how draped wrap dresses magically hide mid-section lumps, then check out this fashionable look in a swimsuit! This one-piece looks like a modern two-piece tankini while featuring color blocking and tummy control to instantly slim your shape. This suit is available in sizes 6 to 16 with the top half either blush pink, slate gray or twilight blue against a black bottom. Price: $150 from $134.99 at Macy’s.
This blouse like tankini top is perfect for the new mom to conceal a still there bump. The loose, flowing bandeau-style top hides your midsection while flaunting your bare shoulders. This swimsuit top comes in sizes 6 to 12 in deep blue or black. Pair it with the Athena Finesse Banded Bikini Bottom in sizes 6 to 16. Top and bottom, on sale $59 and $32. Get them at Athena Fitness.
We love the color, contrast and detailing of this simple but elegant Nautica Safe Haven Stripe Racerback Tankini Top. It has a racer back, removable cups and adjustable zip front. It’s down to $46.20 from $77 at Dillards.