July 13, 2020 5 min read

Shopping for a swimsuit can be frustrating and challenging. Personally, swimsuit shopping and shopping for denim jeans is my least favourite thing to do.  I will try on at least 20 pairs before I can find the ideal pair. It's quite the challenge.

At Curvy Swimwear, we have so many customers who come into store shopping for a plus size one piece swimsuit thinking that they are going to be lucky to find only one style, only to end up with a number of ideal options. They then have the tough decision of narrowing it down to just one or opting to buy two or three pairs for their next holiday.

Our customers are spoilt for choice with such a fabulous variety of styles to choose from. Our designs include figure flattering elements like tummy control, underwire support, and wide straps. Each one of our swimsuits is made from quality swimwear fabric, with each piece being fully lined with double stitching.

Below we have in order our most popular plus size bathing suit styles for your next summer holiday in Australia.

Plus Size One Piece Swimwear

Scroll through to discover our plus size one piece options or simply click on the style you're interested in and save yourself some time. 

Black one piece swimsuit

Consider a black swimsuit like a reliable little black dress. While many of us have quite a few swimsuits in our wardrobe, we tend to gravitate back to a plain black bathing suit time and time again. From a sporty high neck to a sexy twist style, a black swimsuit always looks sophisticated.

Black is classic, not boring. While it is a safe fashion choice, black exudes timeless style and elegance, making it the ultimate colour for swimwear you want to wear season after season.

A favourite classic is our criss cross black one piece

Featuring a flattering V neck, this plain black swimsuit has three large criss crossed fabric layers that come from the top of the bust and cross over at the waist to accentuate your sexy curves. The straps on this swimsuit are adjustable and the bust features thin moulded cups with a shelf bra for great fuller figure bust support.

Features like these are available in a variety of styles from our black swimwear range. Whether you need bust support, tummy control or a sleeved style, we have just what you're looking for in our black one piece collection.

Plain Black Criss Cross One Piece Swimwear

Long Sleeve One Piece Swimsuit

An emerging trend in plus size one piece swimwear in 2020 is long sleeve one pieces. For a great sun safe swimsuit these long length arms and high neck and high back will keep the UV rays from damaging your skin. 

These styles are perfect in the surf and for playing with your children on the beach as you don’t have to worry about straps falling down. Look and feel sexy in your surf suit with side panelling detail to shape your waist and mid section. Opt to show a little extra cleavage when you need to by zipping the front down into a V neck shape.

These make great active wear swimsuits for sporty women. If you are paddle boarding, kayaking or even snorkelling, a long sleeve one piece swimsuit is comfortable and practical for these outdoor activities. A long sleeve swimsuit offers the ability to move about freely without needing to worry about your swimsuit shifting our of place.

Shop our great range of prints and plains in our long sleeve collection.

Diamond Geo Long Sleeve Zip Up One Piece Swimwear

High Neck Swimsuit

A high neck swimsuit is a sophisticated way to keep the sun off your décolletage and still look great. Our chlorine resistant black mesh one piece is available in black, red, and navy. Made from 100% polyester it will stand up to the harsh chemicals in a public pool or spa. 

The cut out low back keyhole feature makes it easy for you to get in and out of your swimsuit. This is the perfect swimsuit for swimming laps in style.

Another great high neck style is our frill sleeve one piece with it’s cute frilled cap sleeve, side panelling and zip front. This stunning high neck swimsuit is available in the popular navy and white dot, plain black and plain navy. Our Frill Sleeve is so popular we've also produced it in a range of floral and bohemian inspired prints.

Shop our high neck one piece swimsuit plus size collection online or come into our Gold Coast Swimwear store for a specialist fitting.

Navy and White Dots Frill Sleeve Zip Up One Piece Swimwear

Strapless Bandeau One Piece Swimsuit

Whether you prefer a sweetheart or a simple straight across neckline, a plus size strapless one piece swimsuit is always stunning. This classic style shows off your shoulders and prevents tan lines. It is elegant and with a few clever design details, can actually be quite supportive.

The twist front detail of our Bohemian Sunset One Piece gives extra room to accommodate up to a G cup bust fitting. With a built in shelf bra, soft moulded cups, and added grip tape, you can comfortably wear this style without straps. Alternatively if you need a bit of extra support when you hit the waves at the beach, simply pop on the straps and adjust them for that bra like fitting. 

The hues of pinks and oranges in this print warm up your skin tone beautifully, accentuating your tan and making your skin glow. For a cooler tone opt for our fresh blues in Hawaii Blue. Our strapless one piece swimsuit plus size options are extensive, with prints and plains in the most gorgeous colours imaginable.

If you love our bandeau one piece style it is also now available in our plus size tankini twist bandeau top style. Match your tankini top back with one of our high waisted pant bottoms.

Bohemian Sunset Twist Front Bandeau One Piece Swimwear

Wrap Around One Piece Swimsuit

Our brand new Turquoise Snake women’s plus size one piece swimsuit has just landed and we are beyond excited to share this sensational new wrap style with our customers. 

The deep V neck one piece has a long crossover triangle of fabric that comes from the right shoulder. This long length tie allows you to double wrap the tie around your waist cinching you in and accentuating your curves.

The tie can be tied as tight or loose as you want depending on how deep you want the neckline. This is a great sexy swimsuit for curvy women. (next blog link)

Another great style is our 6 way wrap around one piece. This plain black one piece can be tied 6 different ways and comes with instructions attached on the swing label. It is also available in our stunning Costa Rica bold, floral print.

Try the halter one piece style, one shoulder, cap sleeve or bandeau, or maybe you can come up with another option. It’s the perfect black one piece to take away as it can double as a bodysuit and be worn with pants or a maxi skirt. Dress it up with some big earrings, wide leg pants and high heels and you will be a showstopper on your next dinner date.

Turquoise Snake Waist Tie Wrap One Piece Swimwear

Don’t forget both our retail and online store offer AfterPay and ZipPay. Shop our great plus size swimwear range and know that you can schedule your 4 weekly payments with AfterPay or ZipPay. Sign up to our newsletter to receive updates on our plus size swimwear AfterPay sales.

If you have trouble online, please call our customer service and they will be happy to help you over the phone.

 

Why not try a swim dress instead of a one piece. Discover more here.


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Size guide

All of our swimsuits are true to size. This means you should follow your normal sizing.

The best guide is your underwear - so what you would wear in a bra and undies is the size you order from us in tops and bottoms. For example, in you wear an 18E bra, you should order a size 18 swimsuit top from us.

If you are looking for a one piece and are in between sizes, say an 18E bra and a 20 in underpants, we recommend choosing the larger of the two sizes - so a size 20 in this case.

If you have any issues with your new swimsuit, we do 30 day refunds for full priced items and exchanges for all items - so you can swap to a size or style that is more suitable for you!

International Size Conversions

AUS 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30
USA 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26
CANADA 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28
UK 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30
EUR 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 56

Size guide

AU USA CA UK EUR
8 4 6 8 34
10 6 8 10 36
12 8 10 12 38
14 10 12 14 40
16 12 14 16 42
18 14 16 18 44
20 16 18 20 46
22 18 20 22 48
24 20 22 24 50
26 22 24 26 52
28 24 26 28 54
30 26 28 30 56