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Best swimwear for rectangle shape body

Best swimwear for rectangle shape body

Summer is the time when we should enjoy and relax, detach from study, work or everyday life. Certainly, we shouldn’t worry about our bodies! Below we will give you a few useful tips on swimwear type if your silhouette is rectangular. This kind of figure requires creating some optical illusion of curves.


First of all: let’s check if you are a rectangle shape!



- Your bust and hips are relatively small

- Your bum is rather flat

- Your waist is not well defined

- Your upper and lower parts are the same size

- ou could define your figure as “boyish”

If those sentences describe your silhouette then you are a happy owner of a rectangle shape body! We have a huge swimwear offer for you. Sometimes you will find that this body type is also called “H” body type, banana or ruler.


Now, a few simple tips concerning one-piece swimsuits:



- They are made for you!

- Choose swimsuits with padded tops

- Try a plunging neckline

- Flounces and skirted bottoms are your allies

- Go for patterns and cuts that create illusion of waist such as angled stripes. Stripes angled downward toward the belly bottom. This creates the appearance of curves

- Monokinis with side cut outs

- One-piece swimsuits that belt at the waist will help create more curves

- Flounces, frills and tassels for both bust and bum part will do the job!


What bikini top for a rectangle body type?



- Padded top, balconette or a push-up to create more curves

- Go for a padded halter with narrow stripes

- Choose flounces and frills

- Go for eye catching patterns

- Chose bright attention drawing colors


What kind of bikini bottom?



- Tie-side is a good solution

- Skirted and frilled bottoms

- Bright and vibrant colors

- Eye-catching patterns

- Wavy edges will also add some curves


What to avoid?



- Vertical stripes

- One-piece swimsuits with shorts or high neck

- Bandeau tops – they may emphasize your lack of upper body curves


Here you will find a summary of recommendations for a rectangle shape women:



- One-piece swimsuits: monokinis with side cut-outs, one-pieces with padded tops, frills, flounces and tassels for both bust and bottom parts.

- Tops: push-up, balconette, halter & High-Neck swimsuit tops, flounces and frills

- Bottoms: tie-side, skirted, flounces and frills

- Patterns: making optical illusion of a waist, visible waistbands and belts, eye catching colors and patterns for top and bottom, angles stripes on one-piece swimsuits.

- Colors: Bright colors optically add volume. Go for it!

We hope that now bikini shopping will become easier and your stunning look at the beach will attract many glances!