Do you size up or down for swimsuits?

How do you determine swimsuit size?

Order your favorite suit in at least 2 sizes.

Order the size you think you need according to the size chart, then order the next size that’s most likely to fit. If you love the suit, but are really unsure what size is for you, order 3 sizes. This is the time to go overboard.

Do swimsuit sizes run small?

Swimwear is sold as separates so you can choose two different sizes for your top and bottom. This brand typically runs smaller in size than the norm so we suggest sizing up when it comes to bottoms.

Do swimsuits get bigger or smaller over time?

Swimsuits expand and may look a bit bigger when in water due to the fabrics (Lycra) which expands an inch when it gets wet.

What size swimsuit is a 36?



32 S 4/6 33 – 34
34 M 8 34.5 – 35.5
36 L 10/12 36 – 37.5
38 XL 14/16 38 – 39.5

What size is 140 in swimsuits?

Intl Swimswear Size Chart:

Size YRS Size EU Chest CM
9 134 (S/28″) 70
10 140 (M/30″) 74
11 146 (M/30″) 77
12 152 (L/32″) 80
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What is a size 6 swimsuit?

Bikini Sizes

Standard Size US Size Waist
M 6 28.5
8 30.5
L 10 32.5
12 34.5

Do Seafolly swimsuits run small?

Seafolly runs small. The twisted front covers well. Will see if the extra material drags the bottom down once it stretches out.

How tight should a one piece swimsuit be?

When done up on the loosest set of hooks, it should be snug enough to stay put – but not so snug that it hurts or you can’t breathe comfortably. You should be able to fit a couple of fingers between your back and the band, but not your entire hand.

What size is 36 in US size?

Women’s Size Conversions

US Sizes Euro Sizes CM
5.5 36 22.2
6 36-37 22.5
6.5 37 23
7 37-38 23.5

What is a size 32 in womens bathing suits?


Speedo Bust H20
30 32″ / 82cm XS
32 34″ / 87cm S
34 36″ / 92cm M
36 38″ / 97cm L