15 great plus size swimsuits for Summer

Whether you’re diving into the pool or dipping your toes into the ocean this summer, we have your swimwear options covered. There are more style options than ever before – here’s a few options we’ve found in store and online in sizes 12-24.

Plus size swimwear

Nuria One Piece (size 14-22), $139.99 from City Chic (left), Artesands Modest Front, E/F Underwire One Piece Swim Suit (size 12-24), $129.95 from EziBuy (centre), Mesh Boyleg Swimsuit (size 12-24), $179.95 from Taking Shape (right).

Black is anything but basic – look out for details like lace, ruching, mesh and ruffles to take a classic black swimsuit to the next level.

Plus size swimwear

Ingrid Animal One Piece (size 14-22), $149.99 from City Chic (left), Reef Warrior Swimsuit (size 12-24), $179.95 and Under The Moon Sarong (size S-L), $94.95 from Taking Shape (centre), Lily Underwire One Piece, (size 14-22), $139.99 from City Chic (right).

Bold prints and bright colours just shout summer, and if you’re keen to embrace a bit of colour in your swimsuit you’re in luck – there are loads of colourful options out there this year, from sweet pastels to gorgeous jewel tones.

Plus size swimwear

Artesands Rise of the Phoenix C-DD Botticelli Tankini Top (size 18-24), $127 and Artesands Rise of the Phoenix High Waist Ruched Brief (size 14-22), $67 from Zebrano (left), Sunset Hues Tankini (size 12-24), $119.95 and Sunset Hues Swim Short (size 12-24), $69.95 from Taking Shape (centre), Artesands Loop Twist Front Soft Cup C-DD Underwire Bikini Top (size 12-24), $94.95 and Artesands Side Ruched High Waist Tummy Control Swim Pant (size 12-24) $64.95 from EziBuy (right).

Whether you choose a bikini or a tankini, two piece suits are great for mixing and matching. If you need different sizes on top and bottom, or require a bit of extra length than a one piece swimsuit offers, a two piece has got you covered.

Plus size swimwear

Artesands Long Sleeve Length Full Zipper Front Sun Safe Top, (size 12-24) $99.95 from EziBuy (left), Bohemian Sunset Long Sleeve Rash Vest (size 10-22), AUD $110.00 from Curvy by Capriosca Swimwear (centre), Zest Resort Curve Abstract Ballet Sleeve Rash Suit (size 18-24), $99.99 from Farmers (right).

Being sun smart is super important, and we’re excited to see more rashwear and swimsuits that help to cover you up and keep you sun safe this summer. Make sure you also check out these must-know sunscreen facts before you hit the beach!

Plus size swimwear

Zest Resort Curve Long Sleeve Rash Top, (size 18-24), $79.99 and Zest Resort Curve Sketch Palm Boardshort (size 18-24), $69.99 from Farmers (left), Ingrid Print Bikini Top (size 14-22) $89.99 and Nuria Mesh Boardie (size 14-22) $79.99 from City Chic (centre), Wild Jungle Swimsuit (size 12-24), $179.95 and Moonlight Boardshort (size 12-24), $69.95 from Taking Shape (right).

Boardies are great for both swimming in and wearing to and from the beach. Pro tip – if you get boardies with pockets, make sure you check them for important things like your phone and wallet before jumping in the water!

Meagan Kerr also writes at This is Meagan Kerr.

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