Hitting the beach or a poolside party any time soon? Whether you’re looking for heavily printed bikinis or plain one-piece suits, shop for affordable and fashionable swimwear and bathing suits for curvy women at these fashion stores in Singapore
Find it daunting to rifle through store racks and online catalogues to find the swimwear of your dreams? Settling for oversized, less flattering, and oh-so-not sexy swimwear is now a thing of the past, honey! Everything you need to feel fabulous and confident on your next beach vacay can be found at these seven swimwear stores catering to curvy, plus-size women with sizes over UK 14 and US 12. Whether you’re looking for flattering cuts, plenty of pretty embellishments or minimal-style swimwear, there’s something for every style, body type and budget.
In collaboration with French brand Princesse tam.tam, Uniqlo has released a women’s swimwear collection, retailing from $14.90 to $49.90. The colourful and tropical collection includes high-quality one-piece swimsuits, high-neck bikini tops, bandeau bras, swim shorts, and dresses, as well as non-swimwear items like sandals and more, available sizes up to L which is suitable for cups sized B80 to E75. Tops and bottoms are also sold separately, giving you the chance to mix and match according to your preference!
Uniqlo, various outlets island wide. Also available online.
It’s no secret that we’re obsessed with ASOS (it’s one of our top favourite online shopping haunts ever!). Just like its main line, ASOS Curve is a smorgasbord of on-trend pieces that’ll tempt any fashionista to prep for summer! Whether you’re simply chilling by the pool or hitting the waters, this online fashion giant has everything from plus-size plunging swimsuits, halterneck bikinis and high-rise briefs in sizes up to UK 30 from labels such as City Chic, Monf C, Junarose, and of course, ASOS Curve’s very own line of swimwear.
ASOS Curve, available online.
You’re probably already well-acquainted with Dorothy Perkins, but did you know that they do plus size swimwear too? The British high street label offers affordable and sophisticated bikini tops and bottoms, swimsuits and tankini tops that range from sizes UK 6 to 22. Complete the whole look with a great pair of sandals and a hat from Dorothy Perkins too.
Dorothy Perkins, various outlets island wide.
Sequins & Sand
When you’ve got killer curves, you need an equally killer swimsuit to flaunt ’em. That’s where Sequins & Sand comes in: the Australian e-tailer and resortwear specialist brings the spirit of summer to your wardrobe with its range of stylish beachwear for ladies of all sizes from 16 to 26 and up to a G cup, including a fab range of super flattering plus-sized swimwear options by Aussie label Capriosca. Not only do they offer different shapes and level of support, Sequins & Sand’s bikinis, tankinis, and maillots are chlorine-resistant too!
Sequins & Sand, available online.
Swimwear label August Society puts your endless search for the dream bathing suit to rest with its versatile range of well-made and beautiful collection of bikinis for sizes up to UK 16. Besides boasting amazing construction, its swimwear pieces are made in Bali with high quality Lycra fabric which hugs your body whether you’re in or out of the water, flattering every shape, bikinis are sold separately at the web store, so you can mix and match styles. Unsure of your size? Fret not, you can try a swimsuit on in the comfort of your house with free delivery and returns. Sweet!
August Society, available at Isetan Scotts, Zhai Tanglin Mall, Foliage United Square, as well as online.
Rue107 is an online fashion label that’s fierce, fun, and downright fabulous. If you’re looking for the perfect swimsuit to flatter your generous curves, search no more: Rue107’s swimsuit line is an absolute winner. Its sexy swimwear collection is decorated in bright hues and playful tropical prints with sizes up to US 24. We simply can’t resist this adorable leafy two-piece suit and this African flower one piece – too cute!
Rue107, available online.
For the modern beach babe, JOG Swimwear carries swimwear styles that are super chic, refined and comfy both in the water and for relaxing by the beach or pool. Stocking a variety of styles and designs of swimwear up to size UK 18, you can find flattering cuts, one-pieces with plunging necklines and strapless bikini tops that ooze sophistication and elegance with a bit of flirtatious fun!
JOG Swimwear, 333A Orchard Rd, Singapore 238897, p. 9787 3074. Open 10am-8pm daily.