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My tankini needs replacing, was thinking of getting a one-piece instead as I am sick of the top riding up..
I do have a vague recollection of having a specific reason for getting a tankini rather than a one-piece the last time - maybe because it was a pain in the ass getting changed while chasing the DS's round the changing room??
Do you have a preference one way or the other?
I must also admit that my tankini was bought 7 years and 2 kids ago, so perhaps if I got one that actually fit me the riding up issue would be resolved.
I am 5'4'' sz12/14 with big boobs. I am thinking of this one A bit spendy but looks flattering and like it will last.
Think you can get a better fit with a tankini as they are so customable (not sure if that's a real word)- you can have different syle and colour bottoms so you can get a better fit and ring the changes easily.
The key is down to getting one that fits properly in all the right places - and I suspect in 7 years your body is a little different.
I am in love with my Tobago tankini from figleaves, in blue. I do think an underwired one piece is the work of the devil, trying to get in and out of the damn thing is impossible and so inelegant that it makes me cross and destroys my sun-kissed goddess on holiday feeling instantly every time I have to pee. Tankini is definitely the way to go.
This one is long in the body so it looks like a one-piece and doesn't ride up. And the norkage support is staggeringly good (am 32F)
For me the trouble with a one piece is that they flatten me down too much unless I wear one with a push up construction or underwire bra section. I end up with the boobs around my belly button look. I had one like this once though and it was lovely.
With a tankini, the top isn't constantly being dragged down by the bottom. Plus it's easy to go to the loo.
I didn't swim that much till we brought the DS's for lessons. I need to get in the water with DS2 as he has ASD... Anyway, I'm quite enjoying it now.
Funny actually how your body image changes... pre-kids I would have DIED rather than appear in public in a swimsuit, now I could not care one jot. I have a grudging respect for my body, flabby tum, bingo wings and all!
Anyway, I happened across this one on ebay, and have ordered it. I quite like the colour and its my size, so hey ho. Thanks all!