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18 best plus-size bathing suits and swimwear of 2021

Flattering styles for all shapes and sizes.
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Say goodbye to basic black one-pieces and boring swim dresses. Finding trendy plus-size swimwear has never been easier, especially now that brands and retailers are offering more inclusive sizing to fit all shapes and sizes.

From bandeau-style tankini tops to flattering high-waist bikinis, there are more chic plus-size swimwear styles to choose from than ever before. We rounded up the best silhouettes to spruce up your beach wardrobe this summer.

Best plus-size swimsuits for women

1. Beach Betty Slimming Control Colorblock Cutout One-Piece Swimsuit

You won't be feeling blue in this colorblock one-piece from Target. Equally sleek and flattering, it's made with a sun-blocking fabric that protects you from harmful UV rays. The peekaboo cutout and adjustable tie front adds an extra flirty touch to your beach look.

2. Summersalt The Sidestroke

You've seen this stunning bathing suit all over Instagram and TikTok — and it can be yours! It offers ample butt coverage and compression and the removable cups lets you customize your chest support. The Summersalt bestseller is also available in sizes up to 24.

3. Torrid Leaves Lattice Side Underwire One-Piece

Anticipate turning heads in this vibrant lattice one-piece from Torrid. Along with the stunning design, this swimsuit is made to support with adjustable straps, Slim Fix technology and power mesh lining.

4. Tutorutor High-Waisted Tankini

Bring the tropics right to your swimsuit collection with this budget-friendly plus-size tankini. It features a flattering ruffle design, a cute palm leaf print and has over 2,200 verified five-star ratings on Amazon.

5. Sovoyontee Plus-Size High-Waisted Swimsuit

This figure-flattering bikini allows you to show a little bit of skin with a lot of confidence. The plunging halter top features a wide elastic strap for support and comfort, while the full-coverage bottoms have an elastic waist with a "tummy control" tie sash.

6. Lands' End Draper James Plus-Size Tummy Control Wrap One-Piece Swimsuit

If you’re a fan of Reese Witherspoon’s brand Draper James, you’ll love her swimsuit collaboration with Lands’ End. This tummy control one-piece comes in three sweet designs and is designed with a twist front to help create a sleek silhouette.

7. Yskkt High-Waisted Floral Bikini

This stylish two-piece is available up to a size 4X and six different colors and patterns. The ruffled top has adjustable straps, while the high-waisted bottoms have a flattering ruched design.

8. Tempt Me One-Piece High-Neck Swimsuit

This Amazon buy has amassed over 20,000 verified ratings and is currently ranked No. 4 in "Women's One-Piece Swimsuits." Take your pick of the nine available sizes, offered in 38 adorable colors and prints. P.S. It's also a Shop TODAY favorite.

9. Lands' End Plus-Size V-Neck Wrap One-Piece Swimsuit

For a simple and flattering plus-size option, consider this popular Lands' End tummy-control one-piece swimsuit. It’s chlorine resistant and comes in a variety of different colors, including purple, teal and black.

10. Lands' End Plus-Size Ruffle One-Piece Swimsuit

This chic one-piece is as functional as it is gorgeous. Not only will this floral print turn heads on the beach, but the fabric also provides UPF 50 protection and is made from extra-durable spandex.

11. Swimsuits For All Plus-Size Underwire Bikini Set

Yes, super-supportive bikinis do exist! This Swimsuits For All plus-size set features a built-in underwire with molded bra cups, a double G-hook closure and motion-tested bottoms to ensure your suit doesn't budge.

12. Swimsuits For All Plus-Size Swim Dress

If you're looking for a swim dress, consider this option from Swimsuits For All. It has a simple design, a pop of bright pink trim and a slenderizing scoop neck.

13. Swimsuits For All Sarong Swim Dress

If you're looking for a bright swim dress, this vibrant tropical style is a great option. It features a unique sarong design in the front, Power Mesh tummy control lining and wide straps for full bust support.

14. Croft & Barrow Plus-Size One-Piece Swim Dress

For a more modest option with a touch of floral flair, consider this plus-size swim dress. This chic one-piece is designed with a scoop bottom lining and soft cups for added comfort.

15. Old Navy Secret-Slim Halter One-Piece Swimsuit

You can't go wrong with this one-piece design, featuring a suspended scoop neckline, a built-in shelf bra and a bold keyhole opening in the front.

16. Swimsuits For All Smocked Bandeau Tankini Top

This strapless bandeau tankini top from Swimsuits For All is chic and versatile. It comes with removable straps for extra support, and you can easily pair it with any swim bottoms you already own.

17. Gloria & Sarah Color Block Striped Tankini Swimsuit

This color block tankini set comes with boy short bottoms and is made with what the brand calls "tummy flatten magic" material. The edgy top features a multi-strap hollow-out back and comes with removable padded inserts.

18. SouqFone Two-Piece Ruffled Flounce Bikini Set

Amazon’s bestselling tankini swimsuit is this figure-flattering two-piece. The design is made up of a ruffled flounce top and high-waisted bottoms. It’s available in 24 different colors and patterns and has over 11,000 verified five-star ratings.

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This article originally published on June 17, 2020.