To pick the right swimsuit, you have to know your body. Don’t just guess. (Believe me, mirrors can be deceiving!) So, grab a measuring tape and a friend to help you, because it’s very difficult to measure some parts of yourself and get it right. The more accurate you are now, the better you’ll look later.   You need to measure your shoulders, bust, waist and hips.  Depending on those measurements you will be one of following:

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Your shoulders or bust are larger than your hips.  If you have this body type then opt for a swim suit that makes your bust look smaller and provides plenty of support like a top with under-wire and thick enough straps.  To help create a balanced look you’ll want to draw attention to your bottom half by wearing a different colored bottom or bright colored bottom.

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