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Here's Why a Black Swimsuit Is a Must for Every Body Type

It's universally flattering!
Here's Why a Black Swimsuit Is a Must for Every Body Type
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It's universally flattering!

If you're looking for the perfect swimwear, consider the black swimsuit! Trust us, this item will be your best beachwear purchase ever. Here are the major reasons why it's a winner, and find out where to get the best ones for your body type below:

1. It never goes out of style.

Black dominates our closets for a good reason. Whether it's 1990 or 2025, your black swimsuit will look good on you.

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2. Black is a sexy color.

There's something mysterious and seductive about the color black—no matter how conservative or revealing the outfit is.

3. Black maillots and bikinis are universally flattering.

No matter what body type you may have, a black swimsuit will hug your curves in the right places.

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4. It comes in different styles—and always works!

Again, you can never go wrong with a black swimsuit. It's like the LBD of swimwear because it's so versatile. You can even wear your bikini top or one-piece with jeans for a night out. Cost-per-wear is a win!

5. It's photogenic.

No one ever looked bad in a black swimmie, so pose away!

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    Ahead, check out the best black swimsuits to try, depending on your goal look.

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    Wear a belted swimsuit to create an hourglass shape.

    Cesa Pippa Belted Maillot (Available in XS to XL), P2580, Cesa

    A classic black maillot will never go out of style, and it's flattering on all body types.

    Forever 21 One-Piece Cutout Swimsuit (Available in S to XL), SM Megamall

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    The haltered straps and underwire of this bikini top will provide the proper support for big busts.

    Debenhams Beach Collection Black Underwired Non-Padded Halterneck Bikini Top (available in 32DD up to 40G), Rustan’s

    This modest swimsuit has a haltered neckline to accentuate the shoulders, and a cutout right above the pelvis—making it flattering for all body types.

    Sandy Cheeks The North Sea Swimsuit (Available in XS to 4XL), P1875, Sandy Cheeks

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    Feel like a sultry villainess in this asymmetrical one-piece.

    Swash Laika Swimsuit (Available in XS to XL), P1850, Swash

    Whether you've got a full or small chest, this smocked bikini will look good on you.

    Mango Ruched Bikini Top (Available in S to L), P1495, Glorietta

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    If you're conscious of your arms, try this short-sleeved bikini. It comes with high-waist bottoms, too!

    Ocean Essentials Agua Bikini Black, P1999 (Available in XS to XL), Ocean Essentials

    This style cinches your waist so you won't worry about the food baby you'll have after eating.

    H&M Shaping Swimwear (Available in 34 to 44), P1690, SM Megamall

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    For extra coverage with a hint of sexiness, try this long-sleeved (yet backless!) rashguard bodysuit.

    Wear Sundae Andie Rashie Long Sleeved One Piece, P2500, Wear Sundae

    Awkard tan lines won't be a problem with this slinky little black bikini.

    Eighth Mermaid Frankie Top (Available in XS to L, P1200, Eighth Mermaid

      *This story originally appeared on Cosmo.phMinor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.

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