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swimwear sizing

Shopping for the perfect swimsuit

1. Determine your body type and special requirements. The icons will guide you to a match.

2. Get accurate body measurements for best fit. Use our measuring instructions

3. Construction details and leg styles enhance your look. Find the features that appeal to you

find your body type

v shape

V-Shape

Bust Enhancer.
These suits play up your bust area

a shape

A-Shape

Hip Minimizer.
These suits draw attention away from your hips.

i shape

I-Shape

Waist Minimizer or Tummy Control.
These suits give you the illusion of a waistline.

x shape

X-Shape

These suits have a balanced effect, whether due to pattern or cut.

Speciality Sizes

support shape

These suits provide support and shaping for those with special requirements (e.g. long torso, post-mastectomy)

competitive shape

These suits are ideal for competitive training or other special activities.


how to measure

torso

Hold the measure firmly but not tightly.

WAIST:

Measure around the narrowest part of the waist. Try bending to the side to find the natural indent.

TORSO:

Measure from centre of shoulder at front, over fullest part of bust, through the legs and back to starting point.

HIPS:

Measure around the fullest part of your hips, keeping legs together and tape level.

BUST:

Measure around the fullest part of the bust and back, keeping arms at your sides, keeping tape level.

 

construction details and leg styles

Most swimsuits are styled with a bra that offers one of the following supports:

cleavage

cleavage

contour

contour

shelf

shelf

soft

soft

underwire

underwire

Swimwear bottom styles:

athletic

athletic

high waist

high waist

boy leg

boy leg

bikini / scoop

bikini / scoop

string

string

Most suits are available in one of these three Leg Styles:

leg style

Full-Cut Style #1

offers a modest cut with the most coverage of the rear and side.

Basic-cut Style #2

offers a cut that is 1 1/2" higher than our full cut style.

High-cut Style #3

offers a cut that is 2 1/2" higher than our full cut style.


Swimsuit backs & closures

u-backs

U-Backs:

1. Regular
2. Medium
3. High Racer

racer back

Racer Back

bra back closure

Bra-Back Closure

high back neck closure

High Back Neck Closure

camisole backs

Camisole Back