Finding the right swimsuit for your body type is no small feat. The struggle is most definitely real if you have a short torso. The key to elongating a short torso lies in finding a flattering swimsuit that will trick the eye into adding a couple of inches to your frame. It’s all about the bikini bottoms or one-shouldered one-pieces that will add length your frame and draw attention to your best assets.
Ahead, we’ve curated 21 of the coolest swimsuits that will give the illusion of a longer torso. They’re cute no matter what, but they happen to be super flattering if you’ve got this specific body type. Plus, you can style the tops into cute and easygoing outfits. These suits come in bright shades, classic prints, and neutral colors alike, so you know you’ll find something you like.
— Additional reporting by India Yaffe