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The Best Swimwear For 2024

08 | 05 | 2024
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Dreaming of holiday plans? We’re sharing the best swimwear for 2024.

No matter your style, body shape or overall swimwear vibe – we’ll have a swim look for you.

Let’s start by answering some of your most searched questions!


What is the most flattering swimsuit?

This all depends on your figure, similar to any outfit – different styles will suit different body shapes and heights.

First up, you’re going to want to figure out your body shape (or the closest category you’d fall into).

We’ve done the hard work for you and rounded up the most common body shapes and what the key standouts are (you’re welcome).


Pear Shape

You guessed it – similar to the fruit, pear shaped bodies tend to carry more on the bottom half.

Think hips, bum & thighs.

When shopping for pear shape swim, keep the comfort by accentuating your top half.

Are high leg swimsuits flattering? Yes, particularly for pear shaped figures!

Opt for high leg swimwear that will lengthen the leg whilst highlighting the waist.

Purple Shell Trim Triangle Bikini TopPurple Metallic High Leg Bikini Bottoms


Athletic Frame

If you have a straighter frame with less curves, so a more muscular frame then embrace the mico bikini trend.

Or, if wanting to create more shape, simply opt for high waisted bottoms as they will sit at the most narrow part of the body allowing an hour glass illusion.

Tie side bikini’s are also perfect when it comes to enhancing curves.

Blue Floral Print Triangle Bikini TopBlue Floral Print Bikini Bottoms


Fuller Bust

What type of swimsuit is best for large bust?

Similar to when shopping for lingerie, support is key for fuller busts.

Try to shop for swimwear that features more supportive fastenings such as clips rather than tie back tops.

Underwiring is also an easy go-to when shopping for fuller bust swim.

Cream Fuller Bust Underwired Bikini TopCream Ruched Seam Bikini Bottoms



Prep to accentuate both your top and bottom! Bikini’s are the ultimate go-to for hourglass shapes.

Mix and match your options and if feelin’ it why not jump on the viral Tik Tok thong bikini?

Plus Pink Textured Bikini TopPlus Pink Textured Bikini Tie Bottom


Smaller Bust

Enjoy the freedom of not worrying about additional support!

Classic triangle tops are a timeless option when it comes to summer swimwear.

Frills, ruffles and texture are also a clever way to add volume to your chest, if wanting to do so too.

Hot Pink Shimmer Triangle Bikini TopHot Pink Shimmer Tie Side Bikini Bottoms


Tummy Control

Are crinkle swimsuits flattering? Absolutely yes and fabric is key to this!

Simply search for crinkle, waffle or seersucker fabric then scroll your options.

This style of swim is also great if your sizing switches regularly.

Bold or statement prints are also a true gamechanger when it comes to feeling a little self conscious.

Plus Burnt Orange Rib Chain Detail V Neck Swimsuit


Here at PrettyLittleThing we are ALL about the #EveryBODYinPLT movement and make it easier than ever to shop your style with a range of figure led categories.

From petite and tall to shape, maternity and plus size swimwear – all you got to go is scroll.

Plus Olive Textured Cut Out Underwired Swimsuit

Pink Blurred Fruit Print Bandeau Bikini Top

Plus Pink Contrast Fold Over Swimsuit

Shop By Figure


What swimsuits to wear if you have a long torso?

The easiest way to find your perfect swim piece would be to shop the tall section here at PrettyLittleThing.

Tall Green Skinny Strap Basic Swimsuit


What swimsuit is best for plus size?

Best believe we have you covered with endless plus size swim options.

Plus White Ring O Detail Triangle Bikini TopPlus White Ring Detail Thong Bikini Bottoms

Shop PLT Plus Size Swimwear


Which swimwear is the best?

When it comes to shopping for the best swimwear, it’s important to decide on how you’re shopping for swim.

Are you wanting a trend led look or a more timeless vibe that you can wear on repeat?


Here are the top 3 swim trends that are predicted so soar for 2024!


Cover Ups

Why do people wear swimsuit cover ups?

Not only are cover ups a way to bring a extra layer to your look but also great if you’re feeling a bit less confident and would like to have a little extra on.

So much so, matching mini’s are a swim trend in themselves this summer.

Go bold with print or keep it casual – it’s completely up to you!

Lilac Crochet Mini Beach Dress

Shop Beachwear


Cut Out

Level up your poolside look with cut out detailing.

The perfect swim vibe to take you from daytime to PM plans effortlessly. Pool party, we see you!

Orange Shell Trim Cut Out Swimsuit



It wouldn’t be summer without crochet, of course!

Take the trend to your swimwear collection.

Plus Cream Crochet Bandeau Tie Front Beach TopPlus Cream Crochet Maxi Beach Skirt


If you’d prefer to keep your swim collection more timeless simply opt for neutral colourways as well as mix & match options.

White Triangle Mix & Match Bikini TopWhite Mix & Match Tie Side Bikini Bottom

Shop Mix & Match Bikinis


Once you know what kind of swim style you’re looking for, plus your shape then it’s time to get prepping that PLT wish list.

Here are our top five picks across new in PLT swim!

Pink Floral Printed Extreme Plunge Swimsuit


Lilac Hot Fix Halter Neck Bikini TopLilac Hot Fix Tie Side Bikini Bottoms


Orange Crochet Bikini TopOrange Crochet Tie Side Bikini Bottoms


Brown Crochet Bead Trim Bikini TopBrown Tie Side Detail Crochet Bikini Bottoms


Gold Glitter Tie Side Sarong


Shop New In


That’s a wrap, 2024 swim is sorted!

*books a trip to St. Tropez*


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