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The Most Flattering Plus-Size Swimwear for Your Best Summer Look Yet

Reader's Digest Logo By Juliana LaBianca of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 14: Just like shopping for plus-size shapewear and plus-size dresses, great plus-size swimsuits are notoriously difficult to find. They require an impeccable fit, quality materials, and gorgeous silhouettes that help the wearer feel her best. Not to mention, the plus-size swimwear that's comfortable for one person might be a poor match for another. However, we're here to take the guesswork out of shopping for swimsuits—especially if you're looking for an extended size. Ahead, we've rounded up the best plus-size swimsuits in every silhouette to make you feel amazing. Whether you're heading to a beach resort, a poolside cabana, or your very own backyard, these comfortable, feel-good swimsuits will help you sunbathe in style. Now, all that's left to do is round up your favorite swimsuit cover-ups, sunglasses, sun hats, face sunscreen, beach towels, and beach chairs, so you can prepare to hit the sand. How we chose the best plus-size swimsuits To make these recommendations, we found the best plus-size swimwear brands and researched their best-selling and top-rated styles, from tummy-control swimsuits to bikinis. We also looked for a range of details that make a swimsuit great, including a supportive bust, a good cut, UPF protection, and an inclusive size range. Each product recommendation with a star rating has four or more stars. So grab one of your favorite beach reads and get ready to soak up the sun.

How to shop for swimwear

Just like shopping for plus-size shapewear and plus-size dresses, great plus-size swimsuits are notoriously difficult to find. They require an impeccable fit, quality materials, and gorgeous silhouettes that help the wearer feel her best. Not to mention, the plus-size swimwear that's comfortable for one person might be a poor match for another. However, we're here to take the guesswork out of shopping for swimsuits—especially if you're looking for an extended size.

Ahead, we've rounded up the best plus-size swimsuits in every silhouette to make you feel amazing. Whether you're heading to a beach resort, a poolside cabana, or your very own backyard, these comfortable, feel-good swimsuits will help you sunbathe in style. Now, all that's left to do is round up your favorite swimsuit cover-ups, sunglasses, sun hats, face sunscreen, beach towels, and beach chairs, so you can prepare to hit the sand.

How we chose the best plus-size swimsuits

To make these recommendations, we found the best plus-size swimwear brands and researched their best-selling and top-rated styles, from tummy-control swimsuits to bikinis. We also looked for a range of details that make a swimsuit great, including a supportive bust, a good cut, UPF protection, and an inclusive size range. Each product recommendation with a star rating has four or more stars. So grab one of your favorite beach reads and get ready to soak up the sun.

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