What makes a bikini stylish?
This post has been sponsored by Skims
Wearing a bikini can be a fun and flirty way of getting yourself ready for the pool or beach. However, not all bikinis may look stylish on your figure. Due to this, it can be important to look at different fits and designs before making a purchase. Alongside this, there may also be other ways you can make your bikini outfit look even more stylish, which could be good for time spent relaxing out of the water.
Make sure you’re comfortable
Although you might love your old bikini, frequent usage could mean that it no longer supports you or fits properly. This could not only affect how it looks, but also its ability to keep certain areas of your skin covered when moving in the water. Should you wish to buy a new bikini and thong, you may want to figure out which styles you will feel confident wearing. After all, it would be silly to buy a more revealing set if you will look, and feel, uncomfortable wearing it around others. A number of different types of stylish swimwear exist for you to choose from. You could either do so in-store, or use an online provider, try on pieces, and then return those that don’t meet your needs.
Look after your swimwear
When you first buy your bikini, it may look gorgeous. Each individual colour might pop, and any lines look defined. However, poor care can soon make it look drab, washed out, or even start to thin and deteriorate in places. Finding ways to properly take care of your bikini can help make it stay stylish for a lot longer, as well as reduce how often your garments need replacing. To do this, make sure you follow care conditions as shown on the label. Opting for a bikini that is resistant to chlorine may also be a good idea, especially if a lot of your swims take place in a public pool. Should you need to wear sun lotion, you may want to apply this at home, and let it fully dry, before changing into your bikini. Otherwise, the oils could potentially damage the material.
While you may be able to find swimming goggles fairly cheaply online, they may not actually be good quality. When you have spent time and effort finding the perfect bikini, a pair of cheap, poorly made goggles can detract from the overall effect. Instead, look for a set with mirrored or polarising lenses that are made to a high standard. Alongside this, you could opt for a pair that matches your bikini, so your whole outfit looks deliberate and put together. It could also be a good idea to remove any jewellery before you swim. While this can look stylish, it may be impractical. Not only could you potentially lose these items, but they could also get caught on your bikini, resulting in holes or loose threads.
A bikini can be a good fashion statement if you choose your pieces wisely. Opting for something that is comfortable, and making the commitment to look after it, can be in your best interest.