One of the trickiest things about swimwear is that you can never be sure of the fit unless you try it on first. Iffy about buying online? Then get in, winner—we're going shopping! Summer's coming our way hot and fast, so you've got to get moving. Below, 12 shops where you have a great chance of finding your new fave swimsuit at!
What we love: Debenhams' swimsuits are for everyone, and we mean everyone: size ranges go up to DD+ for bikini tops, and UK 20 for bottoms and one-pieces.
Debenhams is located in 3/F, Glorietta 4, Ayala Center, Makati
Tel. no. 818 4775
What we love: Need a boost but want to keep things stylish? Look out for their one-of-a-kind pushup bikini tops!
H&M is located in G/F Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong
Tel. no. 633 5042
3. Marks & Spencer
What we love: The adorable thing about Marks & Spencer's swimwear line is that your maillot will most likely have a matching coverup (done in the exact same print and fabric) you can buy it with! Talk about no-fuss matchy-matchy.
Marks & Spencer is located in 1st Level, Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Center, Makati
Tel. no. 898 0946
What we love: Aside from prettily printed swimwear, Topshop is also our go-to source for chic, quality bodysuits that are great for both the seaside and the street!
Topshop is located in UG/F SM Aura Premier, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Tel. no. 847 0823
5. Shop LCP
What we love: LCP has both an online shop and a physical store, both of which carry premier luxury brands from the USA, Australia, and South America, like Tori Praver, Fella, Made By Dawn, and Tigerlily.
LCP is located in 2/F MDi Corporate Center, 10th Avenue corner 39th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Tel. no. 815 7510
6. Retail Lab
What we love: Retail Lab carries over 60 different brands to choose from. For swimmies, check out Eighth Mermaid, Beyond The Beach, and Agos Lifestyle.
Retail Lab is located at 2/F Ayala Malls The 30th, Meralco Ave, Ortigas
Tel. no. (02) 500 8023
What we love: Though it's been a top player in the competitive swimwear market for over eight decades, Speedo is as fresh as ever. An example? Their 2017 collection is done up in the year's trending colors: green and pink!
Speedo is located in G/F Glorietta 4, Ayala Center, Makati
Tel. no. 919 6772
8. The SM Store
What we love: The SM Store carries brands like Coco Cabana, Sassa Activewear, and Arena.
The SM Store is located in SM malls nationwide.
9. Nothing But H2o
What we love: Nothing But H2o carries sustainability-conscious labels like Toms, Herbivore, Sunny Life Australia, and Anemone.
Nothing But H2o is located in 3/F, Robinsons Galleria, Pasig
Tel. no. 635 3588
What we love: Rustan's carries stylish, high-end beachwear brands like Onia, Seafolly, and Maaji.
Rustan's is located in Shangri-la Plaza Mall.
11. Soak Swimwear
IMAGE Soak Swimwear
What we love: Tried on a suit but had second thoughts? Worry not, you won't have to journey back to White Plains--they've got an online store you can order from, too!
Soak Swimwear is located in Cabana White Plains, Unit 94 Katipunan Avenue (Behind Skin 101)
Tel. no. +63 915 962 102
12. To The Nines
What we love: To The Nines carries homegrown Filipino brands like Costa Swimwear, Sirena Swimwear, and Lily + Jones.
To The Nines is located in 80 Maginhawa Street, Diliman, Quezon City
Tel. no. 0917 668 6615