Tuesday, June 29, 2010

My not so itsy bitsy, teeny weeny polka-dotted bikini

Now that I'm in my thirties, I think I have to be okay with the fact that I'm just not going to squeeze into the swimsuits of my twenties.

Instead, I've expanded into the swimsuits of the Fifties.

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And it's been the best decision ever.

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In a burst of retro enthusiasm, I bought two Esther Williams swimsuits: a one-piece red and white polka-dotted number (like the one pictured above) and a two-piece with a saucy cherries print.

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I ordered the suits from the Esther Williams website, and they took almost two months to arrive (!),* but arrive they did, and I have to say they're pretty hot.

Both the bikini and one-piece versions have a hidden elastic panel and cute ruching to hold in and camouflage any lumps and bumps (not sayin' I have any, but you know . . .). And the halter-like design on top is super flattering.

So now I can go to the beach feeling more like a pin-up girl than a sausage.  And I don't have to do a billion crunches before I can go to the beach.

Which means I can go eat more of the delicious biscuits I made today.

Gotta go.

* Unless you really want the cherries print (or enjoy waiting weeks for a small piece of cloth to arrive in the mail), I'd suggest ordering the suits from Modcloth rather than the Esther Williams website.

2 comments:

Christiana (US meets UK) July 6, 2010 at 3:23 PM  

What a cute bikini, I love the long red/white one! I picked up a bandeau tankini from target and it's my first summer without tan lines! At least, strap tan lines.... Long live biscuits.

Mrs. Hot Cocoa July 6, 2010 at 9:52 PM  

@ Christiana: I saw a few at Target that were so adorable, including the Liberty swimsuits they had a while back. For some reason, I can never motivate to try on clothes at Target though . . .

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