Saturday, September 13, 2014

The Swimwear Edit

Honey, I'm hoooome! I had the most amazing time away, and finished it up yesterday with a boat trip to see dolphins and whales (pity the crew kept such a close eye on you or I'd have been right in there). I'll put together a little post soon about the holiday, but for now I thought I'd put together a swimwear edit, because it's one of the things I've been asked about most. I always find swimwear incredibly hard to get right, so I've rounded up my favourites to hopefully help you lucky ducks who've still got a holiday to look forward to. Maybe you could.. take me in your case as a thank you? Whatever, I don't care. Please?
Wildfox tiger print silver bikini
Wildfox silver tiger print bikini

This saucy little number is the most recent bikini I've added to my collection and I absolutely love it, both for the fit and the detailing at the back. It goes a really nice shimmery colour in the sun too, which left me staring at my crotch in awe on many an occasion. Downsides? The cups comes up a bit on the small side so I'd recommend sizing up in the top. You also get some pretty funky tan lines, but they're worth it in my eyes for the sheer beauty of this set.

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Triangl Finn Rockerbird, Winnie and Arizona sunset bikinis

Along with 99% of the Instagram community, I'm a massive fan of Triangl. Their bikinis are so different to everything else out there thanks to the mix of prints, textures and colours they use. I think the Finn Rockerbird is my favourite (you can't tell so well because the photo's black and white, but the top's orange and black mesh and the bottoms are silver - Rob calls them my 'space pants'), but the Arizona Sunset also holds a special place in my heart because it was my first one and because it goes even more neon when it's wet. Downsides? They can get a bit sweaty; scuba material + a beating sun = things getting very intense, especially in the cleavage area.
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Seafolly Bellarose halter bikini

My old faithful, I don't think I'll ever be able to part with this one. I'm wearing the halter version (there's lots of different variations in this print), but I've wrapped the straps around my bosom in an attempt to avoid tan lines. The fit's amazing, as is the support - a good one to wear if you're going to a water-park, or even for a good swim in the pool. Downsides? None. Well, it's faded a little, but that can only be expected when you wear something 56708 times.
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Missguided palm print kimono

This kimono was my little saving grace this holiday. One of my pet hates is having to get dressed every time you want to nip to the pool bar/supermarket etc, especially if you're a bit sweaty, so this was perfect to throw on and it's made of nice, light material too. Even Rob got in on the action (don't click on that link if you have a sensitive stomach). Downsides? It's long, very long. Good for people with cankle issues.

So, there we go - my favourite swimwear picks. I hope this helped some of you and, equally, if you have any favourites of you own you'd like to share, please leave them below!



Unknown said...

The Wildfox bikini and the kimono are gorgeous. Amazing bod to go with them too! Hope you had a great time xx

Safiya said...

Haha I loved the instagram of rob in the kimono. I've only recently started widening my bikini collection ( I was a 'oh one will do kinda gal') and I am so in love with the wildfox one.

Cats in Crop Tops

GeorgieWilding said...

Jesus christ you are smoking. Too true about the sweatiness of triangl, you may have convinced me to try other brands xx

Life of Verity said...

You have an amazing collection of swimwear and they all look so good on you! Crazy xxx

Verity | Life of Verity

AVY said...

A body like that looks good in anything.

/ Avy

Unknown said...

awesome swimwear!

THE NEON FACTOR | Diana said...

Love the swimwear!!
xoxo, Diana

thursdaysarchive said...

oh wow you and the bikinis look so amazing in all these shots! makes me wish I hadn't just eaten a whole pot of candy king sweets...!

Rose and Weston x

e. said...

you have quite the collection ! triangl bikinis are stunning, love them x


tolarwa said...

Amazing body!

Fran Leanne said...

Urm HOW many triangl's do you want to own?! UNFAIR! And you could at least try and look bad in them! haha


Anonymous said...

Cooorrr.. you are werking those bikinis! Thanks for the heads up on triangl bikinis - they look great but can't be dealing with sweats.

Saskia /

Unknown said...

Love the look the long caftan!

Kate said...

I am a total bikini hoarder so I absolutely love anyone who gives advice on any more I should add to my collection! The orange one with black trim and the kimono are absolutely gorgeous and I love the back on the Wilfox one, it reminds me of one I have actually. You look gorgeous by the way!!

Unknown said...

A wonderful collection of bikinis and you look so beautiful and amazing in each :) xoxo

Jeanne said...

The first bikini is amazing!

Unknown said...

Wow wow wow! Your figure is to die for and all these swimsuits are beautiful. Lovely post.


How is the sizing for the Triangl? Have a lot going on up top so wouldn't mind the support...

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Just a Fluffy Day said...

They are beautiful and the fabric looks nice also. Want them <3

Dressed By S said...

You are ridiculously beautiful
Your figure is just wow
S xx

Unknown said...

totally cute bikinis!

Unknown said...

Wowzerrrrrrrrrrrrzzz, sexy lady!

Unknown said...

I love the orange one, looks gorgeous with your tan! x

Unknown said...

I can never find bikinis that fit well and look as good as yours! Such pretty ones, love your old trusty and of course the triangl ones.


Dilan Dilir said...

love your swimwears! :D

Nikki Williams said...

hahah-- you are so funny! and your body is amazinggg!


N said...

Hi, could you talk a little more about the sizing on the triangle bikinis?? How did the tops fit? Is there much support? Thanks!

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