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Five Flattering Bathing Suits for Mature Women

Look Your Best in a Stylish Swimsuit


I may have left my string bikini days behind long ago, but I still want to look nice on the beach. If you're like me, your ideal swimwear is not only flattering and comfortable but also affordable. Take a look at some of this season's swimwear offerings; perhaps you'll find the perfect swimsuit right here.

TrimShaper Skirtini

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This bathing suit offers a stylish alternative to traditional skirted swimsuits. The floral-patterned top draws attention upward, while the solid-color short skirt drapes nicely over hips and thighs. The suit comes in several size options, including D-cup and women's sizes.

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Miraclesuit Oceanus

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This swimsuit is packed with features I love. It's slimming - the manufacturer claims you will look ten pounds lighter. It's lined. It has a soft-cup bra - no underwires. The style is modern and flattering, but you can swim in this suit. It is a bit on the expensive side, but with care it will last for several years. You can wear this swimsuit to a water park or on an elegant cruise ship and feel confident that you look your best.

Speedo Jungle Palm Surplice Maillot

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There's a reason why so many swim teams choose Speedo swimsuits - they wear like iron.  If you spend a lot of time near the water, a Speedo swimsuit might just be your best choice.  This fun print swimsuit features flattering details.

Just My Size Bandeau Sarong

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If you wear women's sizes 14 - 26 and dislike the idea of a basic black swimsuit, this flattering sarong style is sure to please. Theres even a control panel underneath the sarong.  The shoulder straps detach.  The sarong styling flatters in a most modern way.

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L. L. Bean Scoopneck Tankini Swim Top

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Some women prefer two-piece bathing suits. They offer more freedom of movement, and you can choose from various styles and sizes if, like me, your top and bottom aren't perfectly proportioned. I like the relaxed look of this swim top. It fits closely enough to be modest but gives plenty of freedom of movement. You can pair this top with L. L. Bean's BeanSport shorts (below) or with a swim skort.
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L. L. Bean BeanSport Lined Shorts

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Sport shorts are great for swimming, walking, relaxing and chasing grandchildren. I'm happy there are so many nice swim short options available these days. They're comfortable and provide the flattering coverage many women prefer. The shorts come in three colors and are available in misses' and women's sizes.
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