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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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