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It’s every woman’s favorite time of year – swimsuit season. Do you guys struggle with this one as much as I do? Of course there’s the usual body issues that a bathing suit can bring out in even the most secure lady, but post-kids there’s even more fun stuff to deal with (tummy pouch, vericose veins, saggy breasts… what have you).
As a result, I always find that I’m willing to spend a little more on a quality swim suit that will last me through the summer season and have me feeling my best. And ever since I was about 16, I always tend to turn to the same place for said suit – J.Crew.
So imagine my delight when I popped over there today and found that this year they have a whole slue of offerings that go beyond the basic bikini and actually help to cover a mother up! Plus, they’re having a sale!!
I was so excited by the selection, and the discount, that I decided to skip today’s scheduled post and share my favorite finds. Ready? Here we go…
- (top left) My absolute favorite thing this season is the popularity of rash guards. The one pictured above is ridiculously expensive (even with the 25% off sale), but they have a ton of them ranging from long sleeve to tank in some suprisingly hip and funky patterns. The look is very surfer cool.
- (top right) The sleeveless style and modern print of this bandeau one-piece suit makes it a rare breed: a one-piece that isn’t matronly.
- (middle left) Tankinis have always been somewhat of a Godsend to mamas dealing with post-baby pouches. The retro polka dot print and feminine cut of this one makes it extra special.
- (middle right) This Italian is no boring one-piece. According to J. Crew, “It’s crafted of a revolutionary high-performance fabric from Jersey Lomellina®, a top Italian mill known the world over for its luxe technical fabrics. Featuring incredible freedom of movement and stretch retention.” Because there’s nothing worse than a saggy suit!
- (bottom left) Of course, all women know that one of the best ways to feel confident on the beach or next to the pool is to always have a cute cover-up on hand. I like the light and airy feel of this one.
- (bottom right) Last, but not least, these days a swimsuit has to have a good underwire to make it into my beach bag.
So what do you think guys – which one should I pick? Also, don’t forget to use the code SUMMER and get 25% off if you go shopping for yourself!
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