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I need help to find a functional swimming costume on a low budget

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PourquoiTuGachesTaVie Mon 04-May-15 08:11:00

I just need something to take the children swimming in, however I can't find anything that fits at around the £20 mark. I'm a size 8-10 but bf and a 30FF bra size, so all the cheaper costumes I've found which go by dress size don't fit around my bust. So I looked for one's which are sized according to bust measurements (began my search at bravissimo) but I can't afford £40+. Has anyone seen anything that could work?

TwiceAsNiceAsIceAndaSlice Mon 04-May-15 08:19:14

Have a look at the Bravissimo etc ones on ebay? I am currently watching a Freya tankini in my bra size which is at £3.46 with an hour or so to go.

tiredandgrumpy Mon 04-May-15 08:22:02

Not sure what they have, but I usually look at SwimShop as they're really good value.

mysteryfairy Mon 04-May-15 08:28:08

I got a Freya active swim tankini in a 30g for around £20 delivered off eBay recently. I could have bought a one piece for a similar price if I wasn't too tall.

Elliptic5 Mon 04-May-15 08:29:41

Found my speedo at TKMaxx, they had loads of swimsuits at reasonable prices. I find it better to buy in store though as sizes seem to vary so much.

HoldenCaulfield80 Mon 04-May-15 08:34:33

I'm a 32FF at the moment with breastfeeding and just got a cheapo £5.99 Speedo one from Sports Direct. It's got a cross back so hold everything in place and does the job! I did the same as you to start though and was shocked by the prices!

CMOTDibbler Mon 04-May-15 08:34:38

I'm a size 10, 28g bust, and I wear the Slazenger boyleg costume from Sports Direct. Less than a tenner, and they are nice and covering for taking children swimming, but loads of ladies at my lane swimming sessions wear them too

FoxyJane Mon 04-May-15 08:46:39

I'm 30F and rang wiggle for advice, they have a huge clearance sale at the moment and are really good.

I kitted us all out for swimming and cycling only last week.

SewSlapdash Mon 04-May-15 08:51:32

30E and my £10 from tesco is fine.

PourquoiTuGachesTaVie Mon 04-May-15 08:53:44

Thanks for the suggestions. I e tried a few cheapo ones but they felt like I was having my chest bound! I'm more confident I'll find something now, thanks.

Branleuse Mon 04-May-15 08:55:43

i have similar bra size to you, I got a swimming costume from tesco and it fits fine
www.clothingattesco.com/swimwear/f+f-magic-illusion-swimsuit/invt/jo511203&bklist=icat,4,shop,catgwomens,womens-swimwear

www.clothingattesco.com/f+f/f+f-magic-wrap-front-swimsuit/invt/jo510008&bklist=icat,4,shop,catgwomens,womens-swimwear

mines the 2nd one, but the 1st one was a contender too. it gives me more cleavage than it does the model, but worth a try maybe.

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