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We are not one size fits all. There are many different shapes and builds. A curvy is one of the averages. There are tons of options within the curvy shape such as a smaller chest and larger bottom or broader shoulders and thinner legs. Use this guide to suit yourself. There are samples from different brands, different price ranges, and different styles.

Generally, curvy shaped women are busty & hippy and have fuller thighs & a bigger behind.

BUT, generally doesn’t fit all. You may be curvey but in different areas. The below charts and sample suits will show you how to decide on the best suit options for you! 

Option 1: Modest Suits for Curvey Shaped Women

One pieces can still look good even with very modest taste. If you have a curvy shape, try to:

  • swirly or busy patterns
  • fun straps
  • bright colors and mix-matching options
  • form fitting
  • lower on the hips
  • less cleavage

Modest Suits - FULL COVERAGE

This one piece is very classy with some frills on the front. Full coverage and under $100 from Bikini Luxe.

Modest Onepiece - NO CLEAVAGE

Find this at Cupshe for only $28. It has cute halter style that goes around the neck with removeable padded bra.

Modest One Piece - FUN BACK

Cute colors and coplete coverage with cleavage and a fun back that doesn't expose the backend. Get this at Cupshe for $24.00.

Modest One Piece - FUN BACK

This does show more cleavage but it is still modest with it being lower on the hips. It has a fun back side and is a designed suit by Voda Swim. This is top quality and will be a favorite. Sold by Beachbliss for $137.

Option 2: Suit Styles for Smaller Chested Curvey Shaped Women

Not all curvy women have bigger chests. In fact, many don’t. So if you are one who is blessed with a smaller top-half, try a swim top with:

  • cute straps
  • a halter top
  • more coverage on the chest between your boobs to lessen cleavage
  • embellishments
  • ruffles
  • padding to give the illusion of a larger chest
  • bright colors help

For Smaller Chests FULL COVERAGE

You can take the top and match it with other options if you don't want full coverage bottoms. This whole suit is only $44 at Biini Luxe.

For Smaller Chests - FUN DESIGN ON TOP

Cute option for a smaller chested woman who wants some fun in her suit. This has a cute back and is only $52 from Bikini Luxe for the set. Well made and compliments a full coverage on the backend.

For Smaller Chests HALTER TOP

This gives the appearance you have more upstairs. It also compliments the curvy sape with full coverage on the back with higher sides on the hips. For $70 bucks you can get the whole suit from Beachbliss.


Cute top with full coverage and limited cleavage. Has style and funk with the two-tone colors. The bottom is darker so it make the top stand out more. Cupshe sells these for under $25.

Option 3: Suits Styles for Larger Chested Curvey Shaped Women

You can still rock out a great suit with a bigger chest size without letting it get in the way.

  • higher support
  • underwire tops (not that total string bikini even if it is super cute unless you have moderate to medium sized boobs, otherwise it’s not staying put)
  • thicker straps for ease on the shoulders
  • bands that are double stitched so they last longer

For Bigger Chests FULL COVERAGE

This suit is an example of a higher-end option that is totally cute and has loads of coverage. You can grab this one at Bikini Luxe.


For Bigger Chests THICK STRAPS

This halter top has thicker straps so it won't dig into your shoulders. It also is very well made and has a thick band under the chest to keep everything in. This one might cost more, utit's worth it to have the coverage and style you need and want. Sold at Bikini Luxe for $95.


I oen this suit from Cupshe and I thought it might be thin material but it wasn't. The cups could possibly be exchanged, but I LOVE this suit. It has compelete full coverge in teh back and the top. It olds everything in and has great support. Classy is what I call it. $26.00.

For Bigger Chests UNDERWIRE

What a cute suit set and for only $23.99 at Cupshe. Underwire and cups and pads with a back hook closure.

Option 4: One Piece Suits for Curvey Shaped Women

Maybe you have stretch marks or had a C-section and just feel better in a one piece. You can still rock it out at the beach in these designs.

  • cut outs
  • monokinis
  • wraps
  • bright colors
  • higher waists
  • brighter top half with solid bottom

One Piece - SKIMPY

A fun cutout one piece has lots of style and class while still giving good coverage. These suit the curvy figure well. Cupshe sells these for under $25.


Find this one piece at Cupshe for only $31.99. Cute lace and lower cleavage gives this a sexy look. The back is super cute too.

Modest One Piece - HIGH END

A great wrap look in a one piece suit gve the appearance of a thinner waist with a stylish open cutoutin the front. Sold at Cupshe for under $25.


Find this sexy suit at Beachbliss. If you like the cleavage look, youll like this one with a mesh covering. Find this one at Beachbliss for about $100.

Option 5: Suit Styles with Bigger Behinds for Curvey Shaped Women

Look for:

  • match it up with a fun printed top to draw attention away from the behind if you have to go black
  • don’t be shy about fun colors!!
  • full coverage on the cheeks will help you feel more comfortable
  • stay away from high waisted bottoms 
  • skirts are also a fun choice if they aren’t pleated
  • take the sides up a notch and go higher
  • solid bottoms can help, (black tends to make things appear smaller but don’t settle)


This super cute Abstract Tie-dyed Bikini Set is only $24 at Cupshe. It has some fun side straps on the bottoms to give it a higher waisted approach without all the material.

For Bigger Behinds - HIGHER SIDES

Go fun colors if you are going higher on the sides. This wrap around will take the focus off the hips because there's so much going on. Adorable. You can get this one for only $27.00.

For Bigger Behinds - FUN TOPS AND STRAPS

These straps take away from the bottom area, even though it's the same color. It doesn't have to be a black bottom borning suit. These luxury suits are made so well it will make a difference when you try them on. Full coverage bottoms - mx and match options. Bikini Luxe for $104.

For Bigger Bottoms - FULL COVERAGE

If something covers your entire rear, you'll feel more comfortable doing what you love. This entire suit wit optional tops to choose from is only $70 at Beachbliss.