15 Flattering Swimsuits With Coverage

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Ready or not, swimsuit season is here. While Memorial Day weekend was unseasonably cool here in New York, humid weather and beach days are imminent.

Of course I'm excited for my boys to experience all the outdoor activities summer has to offer, but I can't remember ever feeling this reluctant to wear a bathing suit. After two big breastfed babies, over 20 pounds of remaining weight in disproportionate places, and the resulting stretchmarks and sagging well, I figured I'd just wear fancy coverups all summer long.

Some understanding folks at SwimSpot.com reached out early in the season and implored me to poke around the site. They promised it wouldn't be too painful from the comfort of my own home and that with its fit specialists and awesome online technology whereby you can watch a model walk in the suit to see how it moves, I'd easily be able to find one that fit my personal style and unique body shape.

After spending way to much time studying the designs and narrowing down my favorites, I made a selection. And would you believe it's a perfect fit?

I started by eliminating all strapless and bikinis because good god that's the last thing anyone needs right now. Thankfully SwimSpot still has a huge selection of one-piece suits (which are majorly on trend) and tankinis (cool ones, not your mom's swimsuit, if you know what I mean) from brands like Splendid, Ella Moss, Nautica, Guess, St. John, LUXE by Lisa Vogel, and more. Here are 15 of my favorite swimsuits for women of all shapes and sizes if you too are looking for something with more coverage.

Can you guess which one I chose?

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I'll be confidently sporting the Nautica First Mate Tankini in navy (I think it's only available in white now). I like the sportiness of it, the crisscross straps in the back for better support, and its simplicity. Dare I say I'm actually excited to wear it?

Which would you choose? Do you think you could find a swimsuit online without trying it on?

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{I was not compensated for this post. I did get to pick a suit to test out the site. If I wasn't so impressed, I promise you I would not have a swimsuit for summer yet or even bring up the topic ;) All opinions expressed herein are my own.}