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The Most Flattering Bikini Bottoms for Girls with a Little More Junk in the Trunk ...

By Lucy

Every girl wants to wear the most flattering bikini over summer that does her body justice, but sometimes it can be tricky to find the right style, shape and type to suit your body, especially for girls with a little more junk in the trunk. Don't worry, we feel ya! Luckily Shape.com has put together a super helpful list of the most flattering styles of bikini bottoms to suit every kind of butt out there! Keep reading to find out your most ideal style!

1 Big Butt: Side Tie

swimsuit bottom, clothing, swimwear, pattern, maillot, LSpace Antigua White Gazebo Bottom, $75 at lspace.com

A printed side tie is your favorite bathing suit when you got buns, hun. "The tie side bikini gives the ability to adjust the width without compromising the coverage," says Luli Hanimian, designer and founder of Luli Fama.

2 Small Butt: Brazilian

swimsuit bottom, clothing, swimwear, undergarment, briefs, Luli Fama Sol Brillante, $82 at lulifama.com

While their itsy cut may be intimidating, Brazilian cuts are great for adding shape to bottoms of all sizes. "It makes a smaller butt look fuller and gives a larger butt great shape," says Hanimian. Confidence, of course, is key.

3 Wide Butt: Hipster

swimsuit bottom, clothing, briefs, swimwear, underpants, Suboo Hipster Bikini Bottoms, $77 at shopbop.com

If you've looking to balance ample hips, this bathing suit will do the trick. "This suits girls that are wider on the bottom than on the top," says Sue Di Chio, creative director of Suboo.

4 Curvy Butt: High Waisted

swimsuit bottom, clothing, swimwear, briefs, trunks, River Island Latoya High Waisted Bikini Bottom, $25 at asos.com

Those with shapely hourglass curves can rock this retro high waisted style with confidence.

5 Boyish Butt: Boy Short

underpants, clothing, briefs, undergarment, pink, Robin Piccone Mia Boyshort Bottom, $94 at everythingbutwater.com

Boy short bathing suits are called that for a reason. "True to their name, boy shorts look best on boyish body types, offering full coverage while complimenting a smaller frame," says Sabra Krock, creative director at Everything But Water.

6 Flat Butt: Side Tie

swimsuit bottom, swimwear, clothing, briefs, maillot, Basta Surf Raglan Bikini Bottom, $96 at bastasurf.com

A flat butt also benefits from side tie styles. "The adjustability gives you control and a needed lift!" says Emily Ford, creative director and co-founder, Basta Surf. "It will also take attention off the rear and more to the side ties."

7 Round Butt: Brazilian

swimsuit bottom, swimwear, clothing, briefs, maillot, Mara Hoffman Rising Palm Bikini Bottoms, $106 at shopbop.com

For full, round, or wide butts, less is actually more when it comes to your bathing suit. "More fabric will actually make the your butt look bigger," says Ford.

8 Rectangular Butt: Hipster

swimsuit bottom, swimwear, clothing, briefs, active undergarment, Noontide Black and Aqua Blue Bikini, $44 at lulus.com

If you're looking for something to add curvy shape to an athletic or "boxy butt," a classic hipster works for you, says Ford. Hipster is also your go-to pick if you're looking for extra coverage.

9 Droopy Butt: High Waisted

clothing, active undergarment, swimsuit bottom, briefs, undergarment, Shikoku Bottom, $104 at mikoh.com

Pick a high waisted style to lift a small tush. "This flatters a smaller bum since the high waist fit and elongation of fabric gives the illusion of a perkier bum," says Miller.

10 Narrow Butt: Boy Short

swimsuit bottom, clothing, briefs, underpants, swimwear, Roxy Tropical Getaway Boy Short, $38 at nordstrom.com

When you have narrow hips, your rear can appear boxy: A boy short bathing suit is the solution. "The wider cut sides add curves and shape," says Miller.

11 Bottom Heavy Butt: Side Tie

clothing, swimwear, swimsuit bottom, one piece swimsuit, pattern, Wildfox Peach Leopard Cut-Out, $172 at wildfox.com

When you carry most of your butt in your cheeks, add ties to a one piece bathing suit. "If you like the fit to be a little more cheeky, you can tie it tighter or, for a bit more coverage, you can loosen up the tie," says Miller.

12 Top Heavy Butt: Hipster

swimsuit bottom, clothing, swimwear, briefs, pattern, Trina Turk Nuevo Sol Tab Side Hipster Bottom, $72 at everythingbutwater.com

If you carry most of your butt in your love handles, eliminate the pinch with a hipster style. "The thick waistband sits softly on the tummy and eliminates the dreaded 'muffin top'," says Krock.

13 Heart Shaped Butt: High Waisted

swimsuit bottom, clothing, swimwear, briefs, trunks, Kate Spade New York Playa Flamingos High Waist Bottom, $85 at everythingbutwater.com

Embrace those hourglass curves and accentuate a tiny waist in a retro bathing suit. "If you have plenty of curves, this is the suit that will show them off without feeling like you're falling out," says Krock.

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