Style Guide: The Pear Shape
You’re curvy at the hips and thighs and smaller on top. The key to the perfect swimsuit is balancing your proportions and getting the coverage you need for your bottom half.
Go for less coverage on the bottom, avoid reaching for a boy short or thick-banded bottoms – the extra fabric tends to highlight the very same area you are trying to play down..
Opt for bottoms with a high-rise, the higher waistline will draw attention away from your lower body. We recommend selecting a style that also has a high-cut leg, the combination of these two features will help to narrow you across the hips and bottom and elongate your legs.
Styles that have sleeves, wide-set straps or sit off-the-shoulder will all help to broaden your shoulders and bring them in line with your hips. These are great options if you feel bottom-heavy and want to emulate an ‘hourglass’ silhouette.