15/20Photograph: Robert ChapmanMerona one-piece swimsuit in sizes 16–24, $40, at Target, locations throughout the city; visit target.com
16/20Monif C Fiji strapless ruched swimsuit with removable strap in sizes 14/16–22/24, $165, at monifc.com
17/20Evans spot-print halter swimsuit in sizes 10B–28DD, $57, at evansusa.com
18/20Old Navy ruched swimsuit in sizes 16/18–28/30, $49, at oldnavy.com
19/20Miraclesuit Solid Sandra D one-piece swimsuit in sizes 18–24, $166, at cyberswim.com
20/20ASOS Curve swimsuit with spot contrast in sizes 14-22, $43, at asos.com
By Elizabeth Denton|
Whether you're headed to the beach or one of the top LA pool parties, plus-size bathing suits don’t have to be boring. Cutouts, bikinis and colorful one-piece swimwear are making a splash for summer 2013. Lounge at Venice Beach or a hotel rooftop pool in one of these top plus-size bathing suits. Shop for ruched styles from Old Navy, girly ruffled suits from Forever 21 and slimming swimsuits from Lane Bryant.