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  Ready for Bikini Season? (Doll Article)

(April 20, 2007 by support Send DollMail )
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It may be cold outside (even in April), but summer and the bathing suits it brings are right around the corner. Some neighborhood pools open in May and schools may even take a field trip or two to the beach or water park as the end of the school year approaches. Are you ready to start showing some skin and braving the store mirrors while you find the perfect suit?

The Fit that Flatters

The number one rule to swimsuits is to find the most flattering fit and print. If you have very little fat on your body, the string bikini may work for you, but many of us just have a little too much figure for all of those strings. There is absolutely nothing wrong with a sexy one piece or tankini. The girls in the Vickie's Secret catalog are almost always wearing a sexy one piece (that may even have a bit of extra help in the tummy or chest area.)

Find something that makes you feel good and confident. A tankini is the best of both worlds. It looks young and carefree, but offers a lot more coverage than a regular bikini. With so many styles and so many cute board shorts or skirt cover-ups it should be pretty easy to find the fit that works best for your body shape. Take a look at our summer beauties here on the Doll Palace to get fresh ideas for water fun.

The Fit that Matters

Fit matters a lot depending on what activity you are pursuing. If you are trying out for the local swim team, I sincerely hope you don't show up in three triangles of fabric. Racing suits are designed a certain way for a reason and if you plan on doing some serious swimming versus serious sunning it makes all the difference.

Bathing suits can draw a lot of attention from the opposite sex, but be sure it's the type of attention you want. I myself have been subjected to Bikini Top Drama at a water park. Apparently water currents in a wave pool can move your top even when you're unaware of it. And yes, a friend told me about my indecent exposure and I fixed it in a millisecond. It was still very embarrassing.

Bikini tops are not the only area that can give you more exposure than you want, however. A good jump off the diving board or a trip down a slide can make things not only uncomfortable with the bottom of your suit, but difficult to fix correctly in mixed company. Find a suit with nice, full coverage of the back end or go for a pair of shorts over your suit if you have a clue about where things might be headed...

One last consideration is the occasion of your suit. If you are fortunate enough to have a school outing or a camp function planned for this summer, you may want to tone down the suit. A basic suit will not earn you the adult disapproval that a little one will. Adults, especially teachers, find bikinis rather unwelcome on school field trips, so when you're shopping you might want to buy one suit for the beach with friends and another for any church, school, or community outings. There is no sense in making anyone more upset than necessary. Leave that job to the girls who just don't have a clue.


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saya_45

20/Male
Greece
Posted On: April 20, 2007
ewww no
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EvanescenceLuv

104/Female
Oakland, CA
Posted On: April 20, 2007
bathing suits scare me!!!
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mango2

19/Female
Alpine, CA
Posted On: April 20, 2007
I LIKE BINKI AS YOU CAN SEE BUT I HAVE TO HAVE A NEW ONE IN THE FALL BECAUSE MY UNCLE IS GETING MARRIED IN CABO AND I AM GOING TO GO IN THE POOL
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misscutie_10

22/Female
Jamaica, NY
Posted On: April 20, 2007
i like bikinis but i hate it when boys just come and start teasing me so much i also hate it when they dothings to me like throw me into the beach when i dont want to!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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sun_lady

23/Female
Fort Worth, TX
Posted On: April 20, 2007
yEAH i THINK THAT BEKINES IS A GOOD IDEA REALLY AND I DON'T KNOW ABOUT VICKIE'S SECREAT CATA.LOG
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JustForTDP

26/Female
Whitmore Lake, MI
Posted On: April 20, 2007
They are very very nice... Just make sure to keep your girls strong.
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cadeegirl123

18/Female
Hastings, NE
Posted On: April 20, 2007
hey

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cherrygirl0531

19/Female
Bon Air, VA
Posted On: April 20, 2007
thanx ->
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notavirgobut14

21/Female
Chaska, MN
Posted On: April 20, 2007
i have finally found a swim suit i really luv but its a bikini so i am kinda nervous but i think itwill still be a fun summer
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Dollmaker1103

23/Female
United Kingdom
Posted On: April 20, 2007
Tankinis are a saviour.
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virtugirl333

22/Female
Baltimore, MD
Posted On: April 20, 2007
I wold feel werd in a bikni. I don't want a bunch of peple strng at me! I can't even swim any way so it dosn't mattr...
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SILLYx_LoveSon

19/Female
United Kingdom
Posted On: April 20, 2007
Ugh I hate it when people say Vickie's Secret! Why don't you just say what it actually is! It's not that hard. Anyway I'm going to try and loose some weight for bathing suit season. I'm not exactly skinny. But this helps a lot. Good article.

~Lily
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Rhiannon100

107/Female
United Kingdom
Posted On: April 20, 2007
ur so right. i have a very UN FLAT tummy so i only wear one peice suits but they look really nice on me so i dont mind cause i want to try a bikini but it would look really bad.
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