In the world of fashion, what goes around comes around, and this year swimwear is getting its dose of retro style. Fortunately the 60’s pin-up girl style swimsuits are fantastically flatting and will help you channel you inner Bettie Page. The retro look is all about, flirty, feminine and classy swimwear that accentuates your assets and hides your flaws, what girl wouldn’t love that? These vintage classics are getting a fresh modern make over with fun neon colors, ruffled textures and flirty floral prints. Also, don’t be fooled into thinking that more fabric equals less sexy, because these saucy little retro numbers will give your old string bikini a run for its money. Since there are a couple different styles of retro swimwear, here is a little guide to help you figure out which classic style will suit your body best.

The Halter One Piece. The retro halter one piece is absolutely stunning; it’s universally flattering and creates an hour glass shape for almost any figure. No matter if you’ve got killer curves or a boxy boyish figure, the halter one piece is sure to play up your best assets. It’s also perfect for ladies with larger busts that need more support that the traditional bikini. Best of all, many of these styles come with ruching making any tummy area issues almost invisible.

The High Waist Bikini. The high waist bikini is a sexy and classy approach to retro swimwear. These vintage classics have appeared in countless runways shows this year and have many celebrity fans like, Shenae Grimes, Taylor Swift and Katy Perry. What we love best about this look is that it still shows off your midriff without looking obscene and most importantly it hides any lower abdomen imperfections you may have.


Swim Dress. If you’re trying to picture the retro swim dress, think Marilyn Monroe, with her white strapless, skintight swim dress striking one of her iconic poses. This look, despite its extra fabric, is still ultra-sexy, because it will hug your curves in all the right ways. Making you look like a glamorous vintage beach goddess. Best of all, it’s great if you have a pear shape figure, because it will highlight a trim waist while slimming you throughout the hip area.