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Summertime is soon going to be upon us and everyone—and we mean EVERYONE—will be heading off to a beach. Whether you go every weekend or you have to wait for holidays to visit a beach, there is one thing that you will have to face when preparing for your beach trip: what do you wear to the beach if you do not want to wear a swimsuit? Do not get us wrong, there is nothing wrong with a bikini, and everyone owes a bikini that they are proud of. But there are times when you want just to change your look or feel different. You could also be bored with one style, and you want to try something else. Maybe you need something more, or something less if you are in the mood. Do not worry, we have got you covered. At times like these, when you are not sure of what to wear as you leap into the cool water or dig your toes into the warm sands and just relax under the umbrella, we have compiled a list of alternatives for a bikini.

From high waisted bottoms to skirtinis and beyond, we have the most adorable ways for you to style yourself. You can don these suits and head on up to the beach as everyone turns their heads to watch you go past. In this list, you will find ways to add to your beach-going wardrobe. You could go shopping for something, but it takes up a lot of time, and there are other factors involved that make shopping less savory. The best thing to do is to order online and just wait for it to arrive. Make sure that when you go, you have your sunscreen with you. 

Know Your Body Type

Just because something fits you does not mean that it also looks good on you. That is a mistake that a lot of women make when they are shopping for clothes or swimsuits. You have to know what works for you so that you can create the desired effects. If you do not know your body type, then it is time to stand in front of a mirror and give yourself a good hard look. Once you have done that, you will have a much easier time looking for swimwear that looks good.

Once you have your body type down, you can choose something that shows the flattering parts of your body while covering up the not so flattering ones or diverting the attention from those parts. If you have a smaller bust, then frills and ruffles are the way to go. For girls who are on the thinner side, go for patterns or floral prints. You can even opt for stripes that give you a fuller look. If you are on the plus size, then you should stick to dark and solid colors for your swimsuits. Shorter legs can easily be elongated if you choose thongs and high-waisted bottoms are perfect for hiding the holiday fat that some of us are still carrying.

So, without further ado, let us jump into it.

Boyshort Bikini

Boyshort bikinis are also called short shorts or hipster’s bottoms. These provide full coverage to the rear, and the bottoms are low rise. Boyshort bikinis are very trendy right now, and they have been for some time. They are also being called hot pants for swimwear. You can wear the bikini and still have a way of hiding the area that you do not want people to see. And the best part is that you can do all that without losing your style or sense of fashion. You can look sexy while doing it. Another benefit of boyshort bikinis is that they work for women of all sizes. They are very comfortable to wear extremely fashionable and highly flexible. You get to enjoy the low rise style as well as hip-hugging features on the sides and cute designs. So, go ahead and order one for yourself. You will thank us later.


If you want to wear something a tad more modest than a bikini, then a tankini is what you are looking for. It is a two-piece swimsuit that is made up of a tank top and a bottom. The main feature is the tank top that you can wear instead of the usual bra top. Tankinies have been around since the 1980s, and they have garnered a massive following, and they do not seem to stop. The best part is that you do not have to buy a full set. You can buy them separately to match your size. There are various types of tankinis available, so if you want to show some skin, you can do that by purchasing the right style of the tankini. 

High Waisted Bikini

We do not need to tell you about this one folk, the name says it all. The high waisted bikinis have bottoms that come up high on your waist. Not just come up to your waist, but they actually rise to the middle part of your waist and either cover the belly button completely or partially. This gives you the chance to cover your lower midsection completely. There are various types of high waisted bikinis that you could go for. There are so many variants of it that you might feel a little bit confused as you shop physically or online for the perfect one. But it can also be a good thing if you know your body type.


The name tells you everything about this one. Is it a skirt? Is it a bikini? It is both. It is a tankini. The tankini is a swimsuit that has a small skirt that comes with it. If you are worried about showing your thighs or your bottom, then a skirtini is just the thing for you. A lot of skirtinis are all in one suits that have extra fabric. This gives it the design and shape of a skirt. But you can also purchase them separately. You can get a skirt bottom that covers exactly what you need it to cover and then you can get a bikini top to go with it.


Designed by the Lebanese Australian artist Aheda Zanetti, a burkini is a swimsuit that is designed for women who want modesty and coverage all the way through. The burkini covers the entire body, including the head, arms and legs and only shows the face, hands, and feet. It is not as heavy as you think and allows you to swim freely and with flexibility.


There you have it; alternatives to a bikini that you can rock on the beach and own the look. Enjoy the sun and the sand and read your favorite book while sipping on your favorite drink.bathing suit


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