Summer swimwear guide 2013

The best bathing suits to buy for every shape and style.



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  • Op Graffiti bikini top, $8; and bottom, $8; both at


    Not all two-pieces are itsy bitsy: We also found high-waisted, reversible and full-coverage options.
  • Sofia by Sofia Vergara one-piece swimsuit, $35, at Kmart, locations throughout the city; visit

    One-piece swimsuits

    The full-coverage suit is making a huge splash this season in sexy cuts and prints.
  • Merona palm-print board shorts, $20, at

    Men’s trunks

    Our favorite board shorts and trunks for guys this season.
  • Sorella Swim underwire top in sizes 36C–46E, $95; and full-coverage bottom in sizes 10/12–22/24, $55; both at

    Plus-size bathing suits

    These ruched, ruffled and slimming suits will flatter fuller figures.

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