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KENDILYNN
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6/8/13 6:06 P

When I went to Vegas last year, I was surprised to realize that I was the only woman under 50 at the pool in a one-piece (I was 30, at the time). And I'm talking women of all shapes and sizes! I personally felt more confident in a modern/flattering one-piece than I would have swinging around in an unsupportive triangle-top bikini, getting sunburned on my pale stomach that hasn't seen the light of day since my teens! It's difficult to find fashionable one-piece suits, but it's worth the effort and I have two now that I feel a little sexy wearing.



TERESAMUS
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6/8/13 1:26 P

Well, even at my heaviest I have always worn a bikini. emoticon



ANARIE
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6/8/13 1:08 P

Why can't we make skirted swimsuits cool?!? I have two from years ago that really, truly look cute. One is a one-piece and the other is actually a skirtini. A well-designed skirt bottom looks good on women of any size. There are lots of women in single-digit sizes who really would look better and definitely be more comfortable in a skirty, but now you can't even find them except in plus sizes, and usually not in the cutest fabrics. Do you think we could start a pro-skirty movement?



PATTIJOHNSON
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6/8/13 10:28 A

Uh uh! No bikini for me til I shed 60 pounds and tone my old body up -- and even then, I'm not sure.

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NAUSIKAA
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6/8/13 5:48 A

In response to the article... I live in Greece which has a lot of beaches and yes, everyone wears a bikini, irrespective of age. You can't even find one-piece, skirted suits, or tankinis sold here. And while we all wear bikinis that doesn't mean we all love or feel comfortable with our bodies all the time. There's a lot of pressure to look really good in the bikini, and if you don't, you don't have any other options.



REDPANDA10
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6/8/13 5:33 A

My swimming costume has a panel at the front that sucks it all in! It's great!



EOWYN2424
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6/8/13 3:22 A



ELLES26
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6/8/13 1:07 A

Still freaks me out.



LADYCJM
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6/8/13 1:05 A

I just ordered a "slimming" swim dress....Keeping fingers crossed!



GYPSYROVER
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6/8/13 12:23 A

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IMREITE
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6/8/13 12:00 A

dont forget to acutally swim or move around in the suit. getting active tones and burns calories



ELLES26
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6/7/13 11:46 P

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IRONBESS
Posts: 503
6/7/13 11:38 P

This short article provides some chuckles and food for thought on how we perceive our bodies.

www.more.com/fashion/clothes-trends/how-pr
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Edited by: IRONBESS at: 6/8/2013 (16:50)


 
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