Up your swimwear game this summer in the latest costumes and cover-ups for fuller figures that will have everyone going ooh la la

We all have our own preferences when it comes to the types of swimwear we choose and how we wear them. No matter how you like to rock yours, you will find one, or two, you will love from the plus-size pieces below in must-have prints and styles.

Costumes

There are usually three rules that you can follow if you want to appear slimmer or want your costume to flatter your figure.

One, definitely go for printed costumes. Prints are flattering for most body shapes.

Two, choose pieces with certain details like fringes, tassels, ruffles or ruched design. They are the perfect way to cover up your tummy or make it appear smaller.

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And three, you can never go wrong with dark coloured costumes. Dark colours like black are known to give a slimming effect.

Printed costumes from Lady Secreto & Cotton On

Floral printed high-neck teddy costume: R490
Animal printed costume: R299

Costumes with ruffle & tassel details from Takealot

Printed costume: R650
Lime green tassel fringe costume: R620

Cover-ups

Nothing adds interest and pizzazz to any look like printed fashion. Pick your fave from these printed cover-ups in popping colours and classic prints. They are the perfect for every style or taste and will make you look hot all summer.

Short cover-ups from Superbalist & FAVE

Printed open front cover-up: R226
Polka dot beach cover-up: R399

Long cover-ups from Donna & Miladys

Leaf printed cover-up: R299
Floral cover-up: R230

Swim dresses

There is another way to look sizzling while at the beach or by the pool. Choose from a wide range of pretty swim dresses that are also a great way to cover up.

Swim dresses from Takealot & Reliable Store

Polka dot swim dress: R 699
Sheer swim dress: R382,72

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