This Is The Best Plus Size Swimwear That Really Will Fit Properly And Feel Great, Too

These are the brands that should be on your radar this summer.

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by Samantha Price |
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Selecting the best swimwear is no easy task, and the same can definitely be said for the best plus size swimwear. Not only does your swimsuit have to be supportive in all the right places, but it should be comfortable, practical, and - crucially - stylish, too.

Regardless of shape or size, it goes without saying that everyone deserves to feel confident in what they wear. But, with a seemingly limited amount of choice for plus size women, finding the perfect plus size swimwear proves itself tricky - but not impossible.

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In the ever-changing world of fashion, brands have started to embrace a more extensive range of sizes in their lines. Savage X Fenty and SKIMS are leading in the way in the field of brands championing inclusive sizing, stocking ranges from XXS to 4X. High-street favourites such as ASOS and M&S also deserve a mention for their size-inclusive pieces that are also incredibly affordable, meanwhile, Marina Rinaldi shows us how successful a plus size label can be.

From bandeau bikinis to stylish one-pieces, all kinds of swimwear has graced the runway this year. Earthy tones, animal prints, metallics and contrast piping have all made and appearance, and 90s minimalism has also had a revival, with string bikinis seeing a steep incline in online searches.


With that in mind, we've found some of the best plus size swimwear on the high-street. Here are a few swimwear brands to bookmark that include extended sizing, curve or plus size edits to browse.

Shop our favourites below.

SHOP: The Best Plus Size Swimwear On The High-Street

Ganni, Recycled Leopard Printed V-Neck SwimsuitGanni

Ganni sets the bar high, not just with its core collection, but also with its swim collection. This leopard swimsuit, new to the season, is set to be ridiculously on trend for spring/summer 2024. It comes with a flattering v-neckline and stocks sizes UK4 to UK24.

Andrea Iyamah, Nayo One Piece SwimsuitAndrea Iyamah

From Andrea Iyamah, the Nayo one-piece is everything we could ever want and then some. Complete with cut-out details, halter tie and high-cut leg, this is the ultimate piece to wear while blissfully lounging on a sunbed this summer.

Karen Millen, Wrap Front Belted SwimsuitKaren Millen
Price: £50.15 (was £59)

Go for a timeless belted one-piece from Karen Millen, with options in black or brown. An all-too flattering plunge neckline is set off with a wrap, belted waist for definition, exuding glamour from pool to beach.

Away That Day, Cannes TopAway That Day

Make a statement with Away That Day's Cannes bikini top, complete with a balconette style and monochrome colourway. It hits the mark in terms of its minimalist style, with a clear nod to the 90s that screams 'off-duty model'.

Mara Hoffman, Idalia Colour-Block SwimsuitMara Hoffman
Price: £189 (was £290)

Mara Hoffman nails the brief with the Idalia colour-block swimsuit, stocking sizes XS to 3XL. This swimsuit features carefully considered colour-blocking print to accentuate the hips and waist, while simultaneously allowing for a fun, bright and colourful piece fit for your 2024 summer getaway.

Good American, Always Fits MonokiniGood American

If you haven't already, Good American is one to bookmark for plus size fashion. From a range of sizes to plenty of styles, we've fallen in love with this Always Fits monokini from the brand. Technically a one-piece but with an exaggerated cut out, this comfortable yet chic swimwear piece is one you'll want to wear for years to come.

Marks & Spencer, Tummy Control Plunge Halterneck SwimsuitMarks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer always know how to do swimwear well, that much is a given. It's not just Vogue Wiliams who approves of its tummy control swimsuits - one M&S swimsuit is sold every two minutes. The Magic Tummy Control Technology works just like shapewear, targeting the midriff for a smooth silhouette.

SKIMS, Signature Swim Triangle TopSKIMS

Kim Kardashian's SKIMS is renowned for its ever-growing range of sleek designs in various nude tones. As one of the bestselling swim pieces on site, this classic string bikini consists of a form-fitting feel with ten colour choices to select from. The SKIMS Signature Swim triangle top reigns supreme.

With a sleek and stylish approach, Bold Swim's Sophia bronze monokini is ideal for reading poolside. Crafted for optimal fit, comfort, and versatility, Sophia is made from a metallic bronze second-skin fabric that hugs your body in all of the right places.

Calvin Klein, Halter Neck Bikini TopCalvin Klein

This halter neck bikini top from Calvin Klein is perfect if you're looking to make a statement. Featuring a glitter fabric in a nylon elastic blend, it has adjustable yet non-padded cups for those who prefer a more streamlined fit around the bust.

Samantha Price is a Beauty, Fashion & Wellness Product Writer for Grazia. With two years of experience at Bauer, she has worked on several projects, from championing newsletters to writing expertly crafted buying guides.

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