SS16 Swimwear Roundup – aka My Personal Wishlist!

5 Feb

I am going on a summer vacation for the first time in 14 years. Yap, like a real beach kinda holiday, which is really weird for me as I usually travel to city destinations in the winter time and actually really enjoy. However, a few months ago I kinda blurted out to my mother-in-law that I reaaaaallly needed a proper beach resort holiday and there we were, booking a holiday after a few minutes of conversation. We decided on a lovely city/beach resort of Split, which is located in Croatia, as we really wanted to go somewhere where we could enjoy culture, good food and just relaxing in a nice warm climate.

So, it has been a while since I have actually needed a swimsuit – regardless I do have a few of them, but ya know, why not look for a special one for this occasion. As we browsed through the collections at Moda last August, I did see quite many intriguing little DD+ ensembles, so I would love to share my favourites with you in a form of a wishlist/roundup – who knows, one of these might actually be the one for my holiday in May!

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Curvy Kate “Siren” One-Piece

I believe I haven’t really gone through the CK SS16 collection at all, so here’s a lovely sneak peek of what’s coming next from this all-time favourite! The Siren swimsuit is a padded one-piece with detachable straps and adjustable sides at the bottom part of the suit. It features an amazing bright colour and scallop-like detailing which makes it perfect for real-life mermaids like myself! This style is up to J-cup.

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Lepel “Hawaii” Bikini

I love Lepel’s swim range – they seem to make so many lovely swim styles each season that I cannot really keep up with them! I had real difficulties picking just one favourite from their collection but ended up with this Hawaii-style which is a cute colourful Tiki-sorts of print with tiny little Hawaiian pinups on it! The shape is very trendy as well – as you can see, it is the same sweetheart neckline that is featured on the Curvy Kate style above. This range goes up to G-cup and as we know that Lepel runs quite large in the cup, I could really give this one a try!

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Moontide “Victory” Freedom Twist Suit

Moontide has come out with another strong collection and this time, it’s about clashing colours and graphic prints. I really liked this photorealistic print of the Victory range and even though this particular style does not come in cup sizes, I have heard that this “Twist”-style one-piece is a very full-bust appropriate even in regular dress sizes.

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Panache “Britt Stripe” Bikini

The Britt is a Panache classic that has been tweaked a few times and this time comes in a sailor-like navy and white stripe print. I personally became a huge fan of the high-waisted briefs that come with the range and luckily, can also fit into the top as it goes up to H-cup in this halter-neck style. Most Cleo bikini tops stop at G-cup which is a pity to me, but I could easily imagine enjoying this bit more classic style as opposed Cleo’s clashing colours and bold prints. Glam pinup style designs for the win!

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Pour Moi “Pineapple” Bikini

All my nearest and dearest know that I have a slight obsession with pineapple prints – which is quite funny cause I reeeeaaally dislike the taste and texture of real pineapple! This cute-ass bikini is by Pour Moi and I am absolutely in love with every aspect of it – it’s navy and pink combo, pineapple printed and comes with adorable ruffly high-waisted bottoms! What’s not to like?? Pour Moi goes up to G-cup so I might want to try their 32G at some point.

Here’s my top 5 of SS16 swimwear – how did you like it? Are you going on a beach holiday someday soon? Let me know in the comments below! xx

6 Responses to “SS16 Swimwear Roundup – aka My Personal Wishlist!”

  1. Erica Waddell (@Erica_Waddell) February 5, 2016 at 4:41 pm #

    Have a wonderful time in Split! It’s a beautiful part of the Adriatic!

    • Sophie February 8, 2016 at 7:14 pm #

      Thank you ❤ I have high hopes for my holiday 😉

  2. scottwilkins68 February 5, 2016 at 10:31 pm #

    I love the prints on the suits that you picked out as.your.top five. I personally like the moonrise one piece it has a fun print and look to be.a.wonderful cut. Although I do like the the Panasonic set with the high waist bikini bottoms. Perfect if you want a bit more coverage but still want to wear a bikini….
    Scott

  3. CurvyGirlThin February 6, 2016 at 10:14 am #

    Love the striped Panache – may need that for my own summer holiday in Jersey (praying it will be warm enough).

    C xx
    CurvyGirlThin.com

    • Sophie February 8, 2016 at 7:13 pm #

      I hope for a warm summer as well… Last one was horrible here in Finland so it better be hot this time! 😀

  4. Nádia Sepúlveda February 10, 2016 at 11:41 pm #

    Oh, enjoy your vacations! I’ve never been to Croatia, but I’ve heard their beaches are lovely ❤

    I particularly loved the Moontide option…so colorful and fun!

    kiss kiss
    Nádia
    My Fashion Insider

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