The classic one-piece gets a sexy makeover with asymmetrical cuts and unique detailing. Bust support and waist ruching will give the illusion of an hourglass figure.
From Left: On Chastity: Sophie Theallet for Cacique at Lane Bryant Cutout Swimsuit; Melody Ehsani Earrings; R.J. Graziano Bangles; Kate Spade Sunglasses; Steve Madden Sandals On Chanel: Robyn Lawley Skyhigh Ruched One-piece; R.J. Graziano Necklace; Kate Spade Sunglasses; Chinese Laundry Sandals On Tabria: Tommy Hilfiger One-shoulder Printed Swimsuit; Melody Ehsani Earrings; R.J. Graziano Bangles; Marc Jacobs Sunglasses; Chinese Laundry Sandals; Electra Bicycles Throughout.
The freshest way to enhance your … assets? Try bold hues in fluorescent tones that complement our various shades of brown skin. Look for strategically placed cutouts and underwire support.
From Left: On Tabria: GabiFresh for Swim Sexy Underwire Mid-waist Bikini; Melody Ehsani Earrings and Ring, R.J. Graziano Bangles; Le Specs Sunglasses; Lacoste Home Towel
On Chastity: Monif C. Fiji Sweetheart Ruched Swimsuit; Melody Ehsani Earrings; R.J. Graziano Bangles; Marc by Marc Jacobs Sunglasses; Outdoor Oasis Jacquard Piper Beach Towel; Little Tikes Beach Ball Sprinkler
On Chanel: GabiFresh for Swim Sexy Kiwi Wrap Underwire High-waist Bikini; Melody Ehsani Earrings and Ring; R.J. Graziano Bangles; Adam Selman x Le Specs Sunglasses; BOSS Home Towel.
Tabria on loving the skin she’s in:
“my Broad shoulders, thick thighs and full hips are indicative of strength.”
Chastity on swimsuit shopping:
“look for comfort, class and nothing too conservative. If you’ve got it, flaunt it!”
Chanel on her perfect fit:
“a high-waisted two-piece gives coverage where I need it while still showing my waist!”
Go bold in graphic prints with design details such as contrasting trim and latticework.
From Left: On Chanel: GabiFresh for Swim Sexy Iridescence Underwire Bikini;
Laurel DeWitt Earrings and Chain Rings; Monika Knutsson Bangle; Crystal Streets Ring and Cuff; Steve Madden Sandals On Chastity: Monif C. Monokini with Cutouts; Laurel DeWitt Earrings and Bangle; Crystal Streets Rings; Chinese Laundry Sandals On Tabria: Swim Sexy by swimsuitsforall Aztec Bikini; Monika Knutsson Earrings; R.J. Graziano Bangles; Steve Madden Sandals; Fendi x Beats by Dr. Dre Headphones Throughout; Models’ Own Cellphones
For additional credits, see Where to Buy on page 110.
Read more in the July 2015 issue of EBONY Magazine.
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