Swimwear is a special kind of clothing which is designed for relaxing in the water or practicing water sports. In addition to these cases, swimsuits are often used as underwear when you want to wear a wetsuit. In spite of the usual vacationers and athletes, swimsuits are popular among bodybuilders and participants in beauty contests because they allow opening the body. Today there are many magazines with the topic of swimsuits. For this purpose, the most famous models and sports celebrities work. The modern sportswear industry is ready to provide its customers with swimsuits for every taste. They may differ in shape, color, material, and degree of openness of the body.
Choosing a swimwear is not an easy task. It`s necessary to find appropriate style that suits namely your figure and familiarize with fashionable models. There is a great variety of women`s swimwear. It`s necessary to list the most widespread models.
One-piece swimming suit is well-known, traditional and universal item of clothes suitable for swimming in a swimming pool and wearing on a beach. Two-piece swimming suit consists of upper part and lower parts. Two-piece swimsuits are frequently called bikinis. As a rule, such models are more comfortable while wearing on a beach when you try to get a tan. Many American brands sell upper and lower parts of such swimsuits separately that facilitates choosing necessary size and fashion. It`s usually called Mix & Match or Swim Separates.
Monokinis present a hybrid of one-piece and two-piece bikini swimsuits. It usually looks as a two-piece bathing suit which upper and lower parts are connected by means of a narrow strip of fabric that can be of various shape. Tankini presents a model consisting of a tank top and lower part in the form of bikini or shorts. It covers much greater body surface area than traditional two-piece swimsuits. It is suitable both for swimming in a swimming pool and wearing on a beach. It combines ability to disguise possible drawbacks and comfort. It is popular among those who want to hide definite peculiarities of body in the area of stomach and hips.
Depending on intended purpose it`s possible to distinguish the following swimsuits. Athletic or sports swimsuits are differed by laconic silhouette and minimum additional details that doesn`t obscure stylish colouring and cut. It`s suitable for swimming, water aerobics and other kinds of sport. Fashion swimsuits are created by modern designers who enrich traditional silhouette and habitual models. It`s possible to find fashion swimsuits with small skirts which are called swim dresses. They are usually complemented with a cutout, lacing and other interesting details. Such swimsuits will perfectly suit fashionmongers of south beach or any summer activity in the sun or near water. It should be noted that such models are not recommended for active sports.
Long-sleeved swimsuits protect from the sunlight and suit for those who try to avoid sun rays but don`t want to stay in shadow. They are intended for active recreation near water and playing with children on a beach. Swimsuit called bandeau presents a model with open shoulders which belongs to the category of fashionable swimsuits and differs by the absence of shoulder straps. It will be hardly suitable for serious sport activities but it looks very stylish in romantic atmosphere of summer vacation.