20 Standout Plus-Size Swimsuits for Every Budget

May is heating up, which means swimsuit season is right around the corner. Like a lot of women, I found that shopping for swimwear is an awful experience. Growing up in a society where the “perfect” swim body involved a flat stomach and smooth silhouette, my size 16-18 frame never quite fit the mold.

It wasn’t until I was well along on my self-love journey that I started to become excited about showing my curves and rocking cute two-piece swimsuits. It was also then that I noticed a huge lack of options out there when it came to fashion-forward plus-size swimwear.

Excitingly enough, the swim industry was flipped on its head a few years ago with the launch of plus-size blogger Gabi Fresh’s swimwear collection. The collaboration was with the brand Swimsuits For All, and included her iconic, self-coined “fatkini.”

The major success of Gabi’s body-baring size-12-plus swimwear was just the wakeup call the industry needed. Now more then ever, swim brands are beginning to realize that plus-size customers want to embrace their curves and aren’t afraid to show a stretch mark or two. Even plus-size clothing brand Eloquii recently launched a fun and flirty 43-piece swimwear line in sizes 12 to 28.

With all the new online plus-size retailers, the need for those dreaded physical swimsuit shopping trips with cramped dressing rooms and unforgiving fluorescent lighting has become obsolete. Some brands even go up to size 30 and an H bra cup, offering plenty of options for every size, style, and budget this summer.

From fashion-forward printed bikinis to super-flirty one pieces, here are 20 knockout swimsuits to help you have your bombshell beach moment!

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<p><a href="https://rue107.com/collections/swim/products/asha-bikini-top-evergreen" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Top" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Top</a>, $64, and <a href="https://rue107.com/collections/swim/products/asha-bikini-bottom-evergreen" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:bottom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">bottom</a>, $52; Rue 107. </p>
Asha Evergreen Bikini

Top, $64, and bottom, $52; Rue 107.

<p><a href="http://www.eloquii.com/off-the-shoulder-cross-front-bikini-top/1644625.html?cgid=swim&start=7&dwvar_1644625_colorCode=23" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Top" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Top</a>, $79.90, and <a href="http://www.eloquii.com/crisscross-bikini-bottom/1654626.html?cgid=swim&start=9&dwvar_1654626_colorCode=23" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:bottom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">bottom</a>, $59.90; Eloquii. </p>
Eloquii Off-the-Shoulder Cross-Front Bikini Top and Bottom

Top, $79.90, and bottom, $59.90; Eloquii.

<p><a href="https://monifc.com/swimwear/marina-rashguard-plus-size-bikini-top-purple-snake.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Top" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Top</a>, $88, and <a href="https://monifc.com/swimwear/curacao-plus-size-bikini-bottom-purple-snake-aztec.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:bottom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">bottom</a>, $78; Monif C. </p>
Marina Rashguard Plus-Size Bikini Top and Curacao Plus-Size Bikini Bottom

Top, $88, and bottom, $78; Monif C.

<p>$17.90, <a href="http://www.forever21.com/Product/Product.aspx?BR=plus&Category=plus_size-swimwear&ProductID=2000225587&VariantID=" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Forever 21" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Forever 21</a>. </p>
Pineapple Plus-Size Bodysuit

$17.90, Forever 21.

<p><a href="https://www.modcloth.com/shop/swimwear/tri-something-new-swimsuit-top-in-palms/10087949.html?cgid=swimwear_135&dwvar_10087949_color=GRN#prefn1=size&sz=84&start=9&prefv1=1X%7C2X" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Top" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Top</a>, $34.99, and <a href="https://www.modcloth.com/shop/swimwear/tri-something-new-swimsuit-bottom-in-palms/10087951.html?cgid=swimwear_135&dwvar_10087951_color=GRN#prefn1=size&sz=84&start=10&prefv1=1X%7C2X" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:bottom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">bottom</a>, $29.99; ModCloth. </p>
Tri Something New Swimsuit

Top, $34.99, and bottom, $29.99; ModCloth.

<p>$88; <a href="http://www.swimsuitsforall.com/Ashley-Graham-x-swimsuitsforall-Condesa-Bikini1#rrec=true" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Swimsuits For All" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Swimsuits For All</a>. </p>
Ashley Graham Condesa Bikini

$88; Swimsuits For All.

<p><a href="http://www.alwaysforme.com/plus-size-swimwear/bikinis/la-blanca-all-meshed-up-crop-plus-size-bikini-top-7aq74w" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Top" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Top</a>, $99, and <a href="http://www.alwaysforme.com/la-blanca-all-meshed-up-plus-size-swim-brief-7aq90w" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:bottom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">bottom</a>, $71; Always For Me Swim. </p>
La Blanca All Meshed Up Bikini

Top, $99, and bottom, $71; Always For Me Swim.

<p><a href="http://www.torrid.com/product/strappy-push-up-balconette-bikini-top/10793161.html?cgid=swim-all#cm_sp=Homepage-_-Feature-_-Swim_LoveTheSwim&start=33" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Top" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Top</a>, $68.90, and <a href="http://www.torrid.com/product/ruched-high-waist-swim-bottom/10793446.html?cgid=swim-all#cm_sp=Homepage-_-Feature-_-Swim_LoveTheSwim&start=30" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:bottom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">bottom</a>, $44.90; Torrid. </p>
Torrid Push-Up Balconette Top and Ruched High Waist Swim Bottom

Top, $68.90, and bottom, $44.90; Torrid.

<p>$119.90; <a href="http://www.eloquii.com/wrap-halter-one-piece-swimsuit/1634361.html?cgid=swim&start=21&dwvar_1634361_colorCode=4" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Eloquii" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Eloquii</a>. </p>
Eloquii Wrap Halter One Piece Swimsuit

$119.90; Eloquii.

<p>$98; <a href="http://www.swimsuitsforall.com/GabiFresh-X-swimsuitsforall-DDD-EF-Aphrodite-Swimsuit#rrec=true" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Swimsuits For All" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Swimsuits For All</a>. </p>
Gabi Fresh Aphrodite Swimsuit

$98; Swimsuits For All.

<p>$64.99; <a href="http://www.target.com/p/women-s-plus-size-mara-floral-high-neck-one-piece-blue-beach-betty/-/A-51882469" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Target" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Target</a>. </p>
Beach Betty Plus-Size Mara Halter One Piece Swimsuit

$64.99; Target.

<p>$62.94; <a href="http://oldnavy.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=65080&vid=8&pid=805577002" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Old Navy" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Old Navy</a>. </p>
Control Max Plus-Size Underwire Swimsuit

$62.94; Old Navy.

<p><a href="http://www.forever21.com/Product/Product.aspx?br=PLUS&category=plus_size-main&productid=2000209613" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Top" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Top</a>, $19.90, and <a href="http://www.forever21.com/Product/Product.aspx?BR=plus&Category=plus_size-swimwear&ProductID=2000209622&VariantID=" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:bottom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">bottom</a>, $17.90; Forever 21. </p>
Aqua Plus-Size Bikini

Top, $19.90, and bottom, $17.90; Forever 21.

<p>$148; <a href="https://monifc.com/swimwear/bali-bandage-plus-size-swimsuit-blush-nude.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Monif C" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Monif C</a>. </p>
Bali Bandage Plus-Size Swimsuit

$148; Monif C.

<p>$98; <a href="https://rue107.com/collections/swim/products/kirby-one-piece-rich-mocha" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Rue 107" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Rue 107</a>. </p>
Kirby One-Piece Rich Mocha Swimsuit

$98; Rue 107.

<p>$89.99; <a href="https://www.modcloth.com/shop/plus-size-swimwear/bathing-beauty-one-piece-swimsuit-in-harvest-plaid/10095685.html?dwvar_10095685_color=MULTI&cgid=plus_size_swimwear_1493#prefn1=size&sz=36&start=47&prefv1=2X" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Modcloth" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Modcloth</a>. </p>
Bathing Beauty One-Piece Plaid Swimsuit

$89.99; Modcloth.

<p>$99; <a href="http://www.alwaysforme.com/plus-size-designers/timothy-snell/timothy-snell-jaden-scuba-plus-size-swimsuit-1812x" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Always For Me" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Always For Me</a>. </p>
Timothy Snell Jaden Scuba Plus-Size Swimsuit

$99; Always For Me.

<p><a href="http://www.target.com/p/women-s-plus-size-tropical-halter-bikini-top-black-surfside/-/A-51723253" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Top" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Top</a>, $24.99, and <a href="http://www.target.com/p/women-s-plus-size-tropical-swimdress-surfside/-/A-51723263?lnk=rec|adaptpdph1|related_prods_vv|adaptpdph1|51723263|0" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:bottom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">bottom</a>, $19.99; Target. </p>
Surfside Tropical Bikini

Top, $24.99, and bottom, $19.99; Target.

<p>$78.90; <a href="http://www.fashiontofigure.com/plus-size-one-piece-swimsuit-with-lace-up-front" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Fashion To Figure" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Fashion To Figure</a>. </p>
Marcela Lace-Up Swimsuit

$78.90; Fashion To Figure.

<p><a href="http://www.torrid.com/product/striped-halter-bikini-top/10733323.html?cgid=swim-all#cm_sp=Homepage-_-Feature-_-Swim_LoveTheSwim&start=92" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Halter top" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Halter top</a>, $68.90, and <a href="http://www.torrid.com/product/striped-skater-skirt-swim-bottom/10490157.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:skater skirt bottom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">skater skirt bottom</a>, $48.90; Torrid. </p>
Torrid Striped Bikini

Halter top, $68.90, and skater skirt bottom, $48.90; Torrid.

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