Stomach minimizing swimsuits

28 Mar

Now that spring looks to be finally here (*crossing fingers*), I’m digging out last year’s clothes and figuring out what to buy. I bought my current swimsuit for our five-year anniversary trip to Las Vegas last May. I can’t find it for sale anywhere currently, but here’s a picture. Jantzen apparently changes their collection each year and you wouldn’t want to be caught wearing last year’s fashion, would you?

Jantzen Women's Pretty Pin Dot Tank, Red

Jantzen Women’s Pretty Pin Dot Tank, Red


I love it and I think I look good in it, but it’s a little va-va-voom for family outings. It looks just fine on the model, but when I put it on it’s cleavage city. Perfect for an anniversary (and Vegas!) but not so much when we’re with my parents.

The always stylish K recommended this swimsuit from Target as flattering and stomach minimizing, so I went to check it out.

ASSETS® by Sara Blakely® Women's Halter Swim Dress - Black

ASSETS® by Sara Blakely® Women’s Halter Swim Dress – Black


Thanks to my large thighs, though, the skirt portion on this particular suit rode up too much and ended up being sort of a belly ruffle, which…no. I tried on a few others and of course, the one that looked the best on me?

ASSETS® by Sara Blakely® Women's Push Up 1-Piece Swimsuit - Black

ASSETS® by Sara Blakely® Women’s Push Up 1-Piece Swimsuit – Black


Has the phrase “push up” right in the name. It isn’t as eye-catching as the red polka dot suit so maybe I can get away with a little push up, though? It looked so good I think I have to have it.

All three of these suits are quite flattering and if you’re looking for something to hide some extra padding around the middle I highly recommend looking at these brands.


One Response to “Stomach minimizing swimsuits”

  1. K April 1, 2013 at 11:50 am #

    I just checked out the Jantzen website and am LOVING some of their suits!

    And finding a suit that fits is kind of like finding the holy grail.

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