Bathing Suit Terminology

Finding the right bathing suit is vital to the wearer’s well-being. An ill-fitting suit can easily cause discomfort and self-conscious feelings. When you go shopping, knowing what you’re looking for and what the sales clerk is talking about would help a great deal; so here is some swimsuit terminology to get you started. Traditional One…

Mix and Match Swimwear

I love Lane Bryant’s Cocos collection with its mix and match swimwear options for plus size women. It is actually quite a large collection with thirty pieces to mix and match how you like (although there are some colored bottom options missing for true mix and matching). The sizes range from 14 to 26 (some…

Cute Sport Swimwear

If you are looking for cute sport swimwear at a reasonable price Swimsuits for All has some really nice ones all in the $56 (and under) range that are chlorine resistant. Sport swimwear these days is not just black or navy (although those are still an option). There are color blocking options: The swimsuits with…

The $69 Swimsuit

Swimsuits generally are not cheap. Some can be downright killer expensive. For the most part we really do not wear them that often so why put too much money into something that spends most of its time in the drawer? If you are a pool or beach maven, then sure, it pays to invest a…

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New Feedora Sarongs

Feedora is a traditional sarong shop in Hawai’i. They have been providing hand-painted Batik style sarongs for as long as I have been online (actually, longer than that, like twenty-five years). Their sarongs measure 45″ x 75″ and are about $50 and includes a simple how-to on how to tie your new sarong in many…

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Buying Swimwear Online

If you have exhausted all your local shops for plus size swimwear and still have not found the perfect swimsuit(s) then it is time to do some online shopping. Luckily, there are lots of wonderful online stores that offer plus size swimwear either solely or as part of their regular clothing lines. You will find…