Flattering swimwear to suit all shapes

Feel beach-ready with this season's new styles, including the flattering 50s look


With a lot of maternity styles focusing on mum’s body before the baby is born, it’s hard to find practical (and flattering) clothes – let alone swimwear – as a new mum. We’ve picked out this summer’s best options, with flattering curves, clever cover-ups and this season’s high waist looks.


Click through our gallery to see designs to suit a range of shapes.

Pictured above:

Maritinique vest and Sorrento bikini bottoms.

Top sizes 6 – 22, £35
Bottoms sizes 6 – 20, £25

Available from Boden


Bustier Bikini

High-waisted bikini with bustier bra top. Sizes 8 – 18, £16 for top and £14 for bottoms

Available from Debenhams


Apex Bikini

Available in orange (shown), black and print. Sizes 6 – 20, £16 for top and £12 for bottoms

Available from Next


Santa Maria Bikini

Comes with an underwired top. Sizes 30D – 36G, £28 for top and £20 for bottoms

Available from Figleaves


Hidden Support Swimsuit

Sizes 32B – 38D, £99

Available from Maison Lejaby


Striped Swimsuit

Comes with tummy control panels. Sizes 8 – 22, £32.50

Available from Marks & Spencer


Blue Polka Dot Bikini

Top in sizes 28C – 36H, £35
Bottoms in sizes XS – XL, from £24.50

Available from Freya Lingerie


Block swimsuit

Sizes 6 – 20, £13

Available from Primark


Watermelon Two Piece

Comes with an underwired, long line bikini top

Top sizes 32A – 36E, £14.99
Bottoms sizes 6 – 20, £11.99

Available from New Look


Aztec Print Swimsuit

Sizes 8 – 20, £26

Available from M & Co


Red Herring Bikini

Sizes 8 – 18, £18 for tops and £14 for bottoms

Available from Debenhams

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