6 Swimsuit Trends Made For Plus-Size Women

Times, they are a-changing, and we couldn't be more thrilled. In the past, plus-size women have had to settle for whatever oversized, floral, and frankly not-so-cute bathing suit they could find, but it’s 2018 and swim designs for the size 14-plus set are finally on-trend.

As awesome as the variety is, it can be daunting to rifle through so many sites and racks to find the best piece. That's why we’ve curated a collection of the styles we're loving this season. Whether you’re all about embellishments or live for minimalism, there’s something for every style, budget, and body. Find yours ahead; it’s time to take back the beach.

Knot Front
One of the most sought after trends of the season is a cute knot tie. From tees to swimwear, everyone's been getting in on the cute addition.
Costa Del Sol Knot Front One Piece, $39.99 Buy
Alpine Butterfly Goddess, $159.00 Buy
Forever 21+ Strapless Cutout One-Piece Swimsuit, $27.90 $19.53, Buy
Eloquii Tie Front One-Piece Swimsuit, $119.90 Buy
Almost Full Coverage
If you like the idea of a tankini but still want to show a bit of skin, this summer's almost full coverage is the right way to go.
Lane Bryant Flounce Bikini Top with Built-In Bandeau Bra, $64.50 Buy
Lane Bryant Flamingo Mid-Rise Swim Brief, $50.50 Buy
Rebdolls Poolside Floral Swim Top, $17.50 Buy
Rebdolls Poolside Tied Up High Waist Swim Bottoms, $29.99 Buy
Old Navy Twist-Front Long-Line Swim Top, $39.99 Buy
Old Navy Side-Tie Swim Skirt, $39.99 Buy
One Shoulder One-piece
Whether due to the temps or the trends, summer and playing with sleeves and straps tend to go hand in hand.
Eloquii One Shoulder Twist Front Swimsuit, $119.90 Buy
Lauren Ralph Lauren Metallic One-Shoulder One-Piece Swimsuit, $114.00 $84.99, Buy
Simply Be Beach to Beach One Shoulder Swimsuit, $57.49 Buy
Halter Top
Classic dual shoulder straps have had their turn. This summer, swimwear is stepping back in a good way by bringing back the halter top tie.
Simply Be Beach to Beach Twist Detail Bikini Top, $42.99 Buy
Simply Be Beach to Beach High Waist Bikini Brief, $26.49 Buy
Eloquii Wrap Halter One-Piece Swimsuit, $119.90 Buy
Boohoo Plus Contrast High Neck Bikini Top, $16.00 $11.00, Buy
Boohoo Plus Contrast High Waist Bikini Brief, $13.00 $9.00, Buy
Crop Tops
The baby tee is still pounding the pavement as a style staple, so there’s no real surprise that this trend has infiltrated swimwear, as well. Most options feature short sleeves or off-the-shoulder details that can double up as tops for your daytime looks.
swimsuitsforall Activist Elysian Bikini, $78.00 $50.70, Buy
Rebdolls What Happens Next Polka Dot Swim Top, $17.50 Buy
Rebdolls What Happens Next Bottom Swimsuit, $19.98 Buy
Rue 107 Chaney Bikini Top, $69.00 Buy
Rue 107 Chaney Bikini Bottom, $48.00 Buy
Contrasting Strap Details
Let's head back to basics. If your style is a little more minimalist, a monochrome swimsuit with color contrasting straps is the way to go.
Forever 21 Kulani Kinis Rainbow-Trim Cheeky One-Piece Swimsuit, $58.00 Buy
High Dive by Modcloth Resort Ready One-Piece Swimsuit, $79.00 Buy
Chromat Barrel One-Piece Swimsuit, $246.00 Buy
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