Your browser is no longer supported. For the best experience of this website, please upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Swimwear designers missing a trick

Some 39% of women can find swimsuits in their size but not in the style that they want according to a survey by 100% people.

The poll, carried out by 100% People, found that plus size women would like to see more swimwear options for their sizes. This includes more swim-skirts - swimsuits with skirts attached.

The survey found that 47% of women opted for a one-piece swimsuit, 27% chose bikinis and 18% wore tankinis.

Over 90% of women own at least one item of swimwear but only 9% of them said they wear it to the beach, pool or in the garden, with the majority of those polled saying they wear it mostly at indoor pools.

Readers' comments (1)

  • You should direct plus size women to a great international website: www.AlwaysForMe.com. They have fashion forward styles of their own design that are specifically constructed to fit and flatter the 16W-26W customer. They sell swimwear, coer ups and sundresses, athletic wear and plus size lingerie. Plus, their customer service is stellar and they ship all over the world effortlessly

    Unsuitable or offensive? Report this comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.