Summer is getting closer and with it, beachwear looks are gaining importance when it comes to showing our style. Beachwear is not an easy style to perfect, but for all those who are looking for some advice to make the transition from cold weather layers to simple summer beachwear, here are some useful tips.
Find the right swimsuit
The key to every good beachwear look is the right swimsuit. There are many models in the store today, so the choice will not be easy. However, one good thing about ample choice is that you can keep searching until you find what suits you best. There are many things to consider when looking for the right swimsuit, but if you want to show off your fashion chops, look for a model that will complement your figure.
If you are trying to find a fix for a bigger figure, look for something black. Black is your friend when it comes to hiding those extra pounds. Black will conceal the creases in your body better than any other color, making you visually thinner. Another great thing about wearing black is how sophisticated it will make you look. And you have to admit, achieving a sophisticated look is never a small feat, but it is especially difficult to do it when it comes to beachwear.
Whatever you do, stay away from metallic colored swimsuits! They only look good in magazines, and that is after a lot of photo editing, and taking the photographs on a cloudy day. On an actual beach and under the bright and warm sun, wearing a metallic colored swimsuit will just make you look big. That won’t work for any body type.
If you have a bustier figure, you will need something that will offer you support. You can choose a two-piece or a one-piece swimsuit. The important thing to find is molded cups and some good strong straps. They will keep everything in place. That way, you will look good and feel comfortable and free to enjoy every beach activity you would like.
For girls with smaller chests, the obvious choice is a bandeau. This swimsuit model has been a summer staple for many girls in the past. It adds emphasis to your upper body in the best possible way. And another thing you won’t have to worry about with a bandeau is covering tanning stripes.
Learn the rest from Aussies
Australia is known for its beautiful beaches and weather, and there is no one enjoying them more than Aussie gals. They spend most of their free time on the beach. So, when it comes to conquering beach style, there is no better source of inspiration and knowledge.
One thing these stylish girls know better than anyone else is how to dress up a beach outfit and make it work for different occasions. It’s only natural that you will find the most beautiful and practical maxi dresses in Australia since Aussie girls often need to run from one place to another, find time to go to the beach and look good doing all this.
Even if you just plan on going to the beach, without any stops on the way, a good cover-up has become an essential part of a beach outfit. Step in: the maxi dress. To start with, a maxi dress will hide everything we need it and want it to hide. It is flowy and easygoing, the perfect cover-up on the beach or by the pool. However, it is also quite simple to dress up. If we plan on going to dinner right after the beach, all we need to do is lose the hat and the sunglasses and add fabulous jewelry, that’s it.
About the author:
Peter is a fashion stylist and a writer from Brisbane, Australia. After graduating from Australian Institute of Creative Design he worked as a fashion stylist for few local fashion events. Beside fashion and styling, he enjoys traveling around exotic destinations and discovering new vintage stores. He’s future plans are in creating his personal styling business.