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Would you wear this to a public indoor pool.

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Raven88 Tue 24-Apr-18 12:05:24

Posting here for traffic.

I want to start swimming but I only have this one piece but I don't know if it's appropriate for the local swimming pool. The cut outs don't show anything but the front one is down to my belly button. I only usually swim holiday so my other option is a swim dress.

Raven88 Tue 24-Apr-18 12:07:45

Forgot the pics.

specialsubject Tue 24-Apr-18 12:08:41

as long as your boobs dont fall out! sounds like a fashion costume so may also disappear up your rectum or go transparent.

usable costumes are only about a tenner.

Raven88 Tue 24-Apr-18 12:12:16

@specialsubject I it doesn't go transparent and It's good to swim in. I've wore it a lot abroad and it's my go to. but I am worried that I'll be too exposed with the cut outs and people will be offended by it.

Ollivander84 Tue 24-Apr-18 12:13:29

I would, I swim in a (bra size type) bikini at my gym pool as swimsuits don't give me the boob support

lindyhopy Tue 24-Apr-18 12:14:14

If you are asking the question on here then you will also be questioning it while you are there and feel uncomfortable so buy a cheap costume that covers you up.

Hillarious Tue 24-Apr-18 12:14:57

What lindyhopy just said! I was about to write the same.

user1495884620 Tue 24-Apr-18 12:18:28

If it is your favourite holiday costume, it is going to get ruined swimming regularly in it. Pool chemicals just aren't good for clothes, especially fashion swimsuits. Get a cheap "proper" swimming costume and save your fancy one for holidays.

veggiethrower Tue 24-Apr-18 12:21:51

Just buy a new costume - you'll be worrying about it constantly when you are at the pool.

WomaninGreen Tue 24-Apr-18 12:33:59

I can't see the pic
Are you saying you already own a swim dress? If you've got to buy something just buy a cossie.

louderthan1 Tue 24-Apr-18 12:38:26

Just go and get a plain costume. If you need more support go to Sports Direct and look at Speedo or other sports brands, or get one with built in cups.

TestingTestingWonTooFree Tue 24-Apr-18 12:44:33

I usually swim in a bra sized tankini. I don’t have the tummy for a bikini but plenty of people wear them at my pool (at a hotel).

Purplemond Tue 24-Apr-18 12:48:42

if you are wanting to start swimming regularly and can afford it i would pick up a decent swimsuit as you will get use out of it and will so much more comfortable, decathlon do cheap ones or check out tkmax or amazon for zoggs/speedo suits you can pick up one for under £20 and they last ages

Emmageddon Tue 24-Apr-18 12:51:31

Buy a cheap sports cossie specifically for pool swimming, save the glamorous stuff for the beach on holiday. As other posters have said, you don't have to spend a fortune. I would imagine it is difficult to swim in a swim dress? Aren't they the cossies with an attached skirt?

VladmirsPoutine Tue 24-Apr-18 12:54:12

Has anyone seen the pic yet? As a general rule if it covers your tits and vag then crack on.

DairyisClosed Tue 24-Apr-18 12:56:02

Are you there to swim with cbildren/swim properly. If do get so etching that won't risk boob escapes. Otherwise it doesn't matter.

Ohmydayslove Tue 24-Apr-18 12:56:29

Can’t see pic.

Generally nobody is looking at anyone else in s pool though op so I am sure no one will give a crap.

NoSquirrels Tue 24-Apr-18 12:57:55

Buy a supermarket cheap one-piece, or from Decathlon or whatever. You'll feel like you fit in, and the investment will make you go more often.

I mean, it's fine to swim in whatever you like, but if you are self-conscious you'll talk yourself out of going as often, so I'd just buy a new costume to help you establish a new habit.

Dancingleopard Tue 24-Apr-18 13:02:38

I’m a swimmer and always tend to just go for plain supporting ones when actually doing a work out or training

ILostItInTheEarlyNineties Tue 24-Apr-18 13:05:13

Can't see the picture! This sort of thing?

MyOtherProfile Tue 24-Apr-18 13:05:42

Is it this one? grin

Jenasaurus Tue 24-Apr-18 13:05:55

is it like this

ILostItInTheEarlyNineties Tue 24-Apr-18 13:11:02

Heaven forbid it's this one shock

Emmageddon Tue 24-Apr-18 13:11:53

I've never understood the attraction of cut out swimsuits - useless for swimming in, danger of exposure every time you get up off the sunlounger, and crazy tan lines.

BoffinMum Tue 24-Apr-18 13:13:20

What's wrong with the last one? I've got one and it's my favourite. grin

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