Whether your body shape resembles an apple or pear, you can find a flattering goth swimwear for your fruit-shaped body or for an athletic or hourglass body shape. For the four most common body types, we’ve curated suits that will enhance your shape while simultaneously accentuating your body’s best features. Read below for body shape descriptions and their corresponding bathing suit features that will match those shapes for an ideal fit. Once you decide on your body shape, you’ll be equipped to find the best swimsuit for your features.
Apple-Shaped Body? Tankini + High-Waisted Bottoms Is the Way to Go!
When your shoulders and chest are wider than your hips, you are a candidate for an apple-shaped body. An apple-shaped body also carries weight more in the top half of your body, including your waist. While accentuating the neckline and the legs, a bathing suit for an apple-shaped body should also have a shirred waistline. A swimsuit with a plunging neckline will draw attention to an apple-shaped body’s neckline. Whether you pair a tankini top with a swim skirt or with high-waisted bottoms, the combo will also display all the best parts of an apple-shaped body. The Goth Swimsuit Lace Up Ruched Sun and Moon Tankini Swimsuit Setis a perfect example of a suit tailored for an apple-shaped body.
Do You Have a Pear-Shaped Body? Show Off Those Curves!
Almost the exact opposite to the apple-shaped body, the pear-shaped body features wider hip measurements than shoulder measurements. A pear shape also has narrow shoulders and perhaps a smaller bust. Wider than the shoulders, the hips and thighs make for a curvy lower body. A swimsuit for a pear-shaped body should enhance the bust while accentuating the waistline and torso, conspiring to highlight the lower body curves.Pear-shaped bodies shouldn’t hide the lower body curves but instead show off those curves. High-waisted bikini bottoms can do the trick paired with an underwire support bikini top . Or a pear-shaped body can flatter their shape with a one piece like the Gothic Bathing Suit Tag Me Later Mesh Spliced Swimsuit, which will highlight the waistline and figure.
How About an Athletic-Shaped Body? Accentuate Those Shoulders!
With shoulders and hips portraying equal or similar measurements to the waist, an athletic-shaped body will feature a less curvy body, a more straight body line. With muscular shoulders and muscular arms, the athletic body flaunts an elastic waist with a small to medium sized bust and no curves. A swimsuit with thick straps on top will enhance the shoulders of an athletic body type. A swimsuit with bold detailing at the waist for an athletic build should have side detailing at the bottom. A suit with a halter top like the Gothic Suit Hidden Yourself Plaid Swimsuit will showcase an athletic-shaped body’s shoulders.
Hourglass-Shaped Bodies Show Off Those Legs!
With equal sized shoulders and hips, and a defined waistline, you have the characteristics of an hourglass body shape. An hourglass figure is characterized by a narrow waist and moderately sized breasts, and is best suited to wearing under-the-line bikini tops with bottoms that accentuate the legs and hips. Or hourglass body can choose one-piece swimsuits, such as the Gothic swimsuit “Believe in Faith” swimsuit and A Flower Princess Swimsuit.