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Part 1: Swimsuits by body type

March 07, 2019

“There are so many options, but how do I style for my body type?” We get this question a lot. That’s why for our SS ‘19 collection we’ve created some style guidelines for how you can shop to highlight your unique body shape. That said, we want to stress that these are just some tips and tricks for swimwear shopping. In the end, choose what you love, and what will help you step into this new swim season feeling comfy and confident!

Bette

With the added width of its draped bateau neckline and elegant slit sleeves, Bette helps add balance to a Triangle (aka pear) figure. The slightly darker high waisted bottoms also slim the hips and the higher cut elongates the leg while still offering full bottom coverage.

Also works for Hourglass and Rectangle. We suggest sizing down for ladies who are not Triangle-shaped.

*Also Prosthetic-friendly

Greta

Made with a flexible yet firm fabric, Greta offers shape control for a Diamond (aka Apple) figure while maintaining comfortability and ease. The delicate bow and draping tie also work to draw attention upwards to the face with an air of sophistication and playfulness.

Bonus Tip: Greta’s long draping ties and additional removable straps allow you to convert the swimsuit into an unlimited number of looks -- twisted in a bow, tied in a halter, whatever suits your mood!  

Also works well for Inverted Triangle, Rectangle, and Hourglass

*Maternity friendly

      Katharine

      Katharine’s bold color-blocking artfully creates hourglass curves for Rectangle (aka Banana) figure . The small of the waist is highlighted by intersecting darker, diagonal lines and a higher cut leg help elongate the body while still providing full coverage.
      Also works well for Diamond, Triangle, and Hourglass.
      *Great for long torso (Model is wearing a Size Small and has a 63.5" torso measurement)
       

      Ava

      Ava’s clean, modern silhouette helps to accentuate Hourglass curves while the monochromatic design helps to lengthen the body. The asymmetric bow highlights the face and adds an air of elegance to this sleek swimsuit.

      Also works well for Rectangle, Pear, and Inverted Triangle. 

      Harper

      With its elevated, narrow neckline and voluminous peplum design Harper brings balance to the Inverted Triangle with a sense of ease and playfulness.

      Also works well for Rectangle, Hourglass, and Apple.

      Great for long or short torsos.

      Also Prosthetic-friendly 

      Ginger

      With its structured bodice and thick straps, Ginger provides ample support for Inverted Triangle figures with larger bust sizes. The full skirt also offers added comfort and coverage. 

      Also works well for Rectangle, Hourglass, Pear, and Apple

      Remember, ladies, these are only style suggestions. Choose a swimsuit that makes you feel like the beautiful woman you are. Check out Part 2 of our Style Guide!

      Helena working hard to make sure our SS19 line flatters all body types.

      Not sure what your body type is? Take our quiz below and feel free to email our stylist@reyswimwear.com with any questions.

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       




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      SIZE CHART: REY SWIMWEAR + ESTELLA
      JESSICA REY FOR ELEGANTEES SIZING can be found on the product page.

      LADIES SWIM

      STANDARD-SIZING

      BUST WAIST HIPS
      XXS 27-29 22-23 28-30
      XS 30-32 24-25 30-32
      S 33-35 26-27 33-36
      M 36-37 28-29 37-39
      L 38-39 30-31 40-42
      XL 40-42 32-34 42-44
      1X 43-45 35-37 45-47

       

       

      PEAR-SIZING FOR BETTE AND GRACE (PEAR-SHAPED)

      BUST WAIST HIPS
      XXS 27-29 22-23 30-32
      XS 30-32 24-25 33-36
      S 33-35 26-27 37-39
      M 36-37 28-29 40-42
      L 38-39 30-31 42-44
      XL 40-42 32-34 45-47

      LADIES CLOTHES

      BUST WAIST
      XXS 28-30 23-24
      XS 30-32 25-26
      S 32-34 27-28
      M 34-36 28-29
      L 36-38 30-31
      XL 38-40 32-33


      GIRLS SWIM

      HEIGHT WEIGHT CHEST WAIST
      4-5 39-45 34.5-46.5 22-23 21-21.5
      6-7 45-52 46.5-63.5 23-25.5 21.5-22.5
      8 52-54 63.5-70 25.5-28.5 22.5-24
      10 55-56 70-76 28.5-30 24
      12 56-58 76-90 30-32 25
      14 58-63 90-110 32-33 25-27

       

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