Bikinis & Swimsuits for Apple Shape Women

To be able to choose the perfect bikini for the apple shape figure you firstly need to understand your body shape and what areas you should draw attention to and also what areas you should pull attention away from.

bikini apple shape figure

To create that body balance the apple needs to take emphasis away from the bust, shoulders and stomach and draw the eye to the bottom half of your body.

As bikinis can be bought as separates they can be easily mixed and matched, allowing you to using design, pattern and colour to create that perfect bikini for an apple shaped woman.

The one piece bathing suit should be chosen carefully for your figure shape.


The main traits of your apple shaped body are:

  1. Larger Bust.
  2. Broader Shoulders.
  3. Narrower Hips
  4. Less Defined Waist

Bikini Tops for Apple Shaped Women

Thicker straps are best for women with bigger bust such as apple and hourglass figures as they provide more support. The thicker straps will also benefit apple shaped ladies as they will help make your broad shoulders appear smaller.

Cups can be under wired or non-wired, apple and hour glass shapes should opt for under wired one to help give support and lift those beautiful boobs.

If you have broad shoulders like the classic apple figures, it’s best to give the string bikini top a miss and the halter style of the top will only make your shoulders appear even wider.

Bikini Bottoms for Apple Shaped Women

If you are and apple or conscious of a protruding stomach then look for a swim suit with built in control, many swimsuits now a day’s provide secret control panels to help flatten the stomach, lift the bum and bust and give an overall smoother silhouette.

Opt for bikini bottoms that out design the tops, this can either be with a bigger pattern, use of stronger brighter colours or with side ties or sashes.

Ideal Swimming Costume for Apple Shaped Body

When looking for swimsuits the same guidelines will apply, whether you are looking for a costume for swimming, sunbathing or just beach wear the ideal one piece will have wider straps and possibly also have an un-padded inner bust and stomach support too.

The ideal swimsuit will have a plain top half design that will visually reduce the bust area and a patterned bottom are that will put emphasis on the lower half and balance out the figure.

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