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Once upon a time, plus-size women were forced to settle for dowdy, sack-like swimdresses that drowned their curves in sad floral prints or the most basic of basic black. But, no more.
Designers — and the ladies they dress — can agree that having a size 14+ body does not call for a loss of all personal style. And, there's no reason that obvious dictum can't extend to swimwear.
This season has so many options that it can be difficult to sort through the dull to find the dazzling, but they're there. Ahead, we've pulled together the most flattering seasonal trends to help make your summer the hottest on record.
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Flannel button-downs are the kind of closet essential it’s easy to collect. There are the ones you’ve owned for years and years, the one you’ve only recently picked up thanks to ‘90s nostalgia, and the collection you’ve thrifted, inherited, and/or pretty much stole from your S.O. (or ex-S.O.).
But, in there read