June 13th

Curvy Confidence: Best Plus-Size High-Waisted Swimwear.

Swimwear should make you feel stunning and brimming with confidence, no
matter your size or shape. For our fabulous plus-size friends, high-waisted
swimwear is a game-changer. It’s stylish, comfy, and perfectly highlights your
gorgeous curves, whether you're lounging by the pool or hitting the beach.

If the thought of low-rise swim bottoms makes you cringe, then high-waist bikinis are your new best friend. Trust us, you’ll want to add these chic and flattering pieces to your cart ASAP!

In this post, we’ll dive into why high-waisted styles are a game-changer, the stunning variety of designs out there, and some must-know shopping tips to help you find that perfect swimsuit that suits your body shape and personal style. By the end, you'll see why plus-size high-waisted swimwear is such a fantastic choice, giving you the confidence to rock a swimsuit that celebrates your natural curves and makes you feel fabulous. So, let's get started and explore the world of plus-size high-waisted swimwear, empowering you to look and feel incredible on your next beach or poolside adventure.

The Best High-Waist Swimwear: A Quick Look

Best Overall High-Waist Bikini Super High Waist Swim Bottom

Best Basic High-Waist Bikini Bottoms: Plus Size Basic Pant Swim Bottom

Best High-Waist Swimwear for Tummy Control: High Waisted Brief Swim Bottom

Most Comfortable High-Waist Swim Bottom: Foldover Pant Swim Bottom

Most Stylish High-Waist Swimwear: Plus Size Shirred Jersey Swim Bottom

Your plus size high-waisted swimwear questions, answered

Why are plus size bikinis high-waisted?

High-waisted bikinis are a throwback to the fabulous 1950s and 1960s pin-up girl era. This vintage style has made a major comeback in recent years, and for good reason. It's all about that classic, timeless appeal that flatters just about every body type.

For plus-size beauties, high-waisted bikinis offer that perfect blend of style and comfort. They cinch at the waist, highlight your curves, and provide a bit more coverage while still looking super chic. It's a win-win!

But don't worry—fashion is always evolving. While high-waisted bikinis are definitely having their moment in the sun, trends come and go. This look will probably stick around for a few more years before the next big thing in swimwear takes over.


What are the benefits of high-waisted plus-size swimwear?

High-waisted swimwear has experienced a resurgence in recent years, and for good reason. This timeless style offers numerous benefits for plus-size individuals seeking the perfect swimsuit. Here are some reasons to consider plus-size high-waisted swimwear:

Enhanced Curves: High-waisted swimwear accentuates your natural curves for a feminine, flattering look that showcases your body's unique beauty.

Tummy Control: The high-rise design of these swim bottoms provides additional support in the
midsection, offering a smoother and more streamlined silhouette.

Versatility: High-waisted swimwear pairs beautifully with various bikini tops and tankinis,
making it easy to create a customized swimwear ensemble.

Retro Appeal: With a nod to vintage fashion, high-waisted swimwear evokes a sense of classic elegance and timeless style that is undeniably alluring.

Exploring Plus-Size High-Waisted Swimwear Styles

In addition to their functionality and flattering fit, plus-size high-waisted swimwear comes in a variety of designs and styles to suit diverse preferences. Here are some popular styles to consider when selecting your high-waisted swimwear:

Foldover Swim Bottoms:

Miraclesuit customers turn to Foldover Pant Swim Bottom, when looking for bottoms that have a fold-over waistband—a handy feature for the times when you want to wear a lower-rise bottom or want to work on your tan (although, you know, wear SPF).

What customers love:
The suit is a great addition to my summer bathing suit collection. I love the way it fits and feel it is very flattering for a woman of a mature age. Very glad I purchased it.” - Kirsten C. 

Swim Skirts:

Miraclesuit's Plus-Size Swim Skirt Bottom offers a feminine touch with its flirty skirt overlay, providing additional coverage and fashionable flair. The swim skirt's higher waistline and tummy control panel ensure a sleek, figure-enhancing look. This plus size high waist swim bottom manages to be both sexy and sporty. 

What customers love: 
“Love this length and style/ability to match with one pieces. Love the slight flare! Will probably purchase again” - Mary T

Basic Swim Bottoms:

For a more classic and versatile option, consider the Miraclesuit Plus-Size Basic Pant Swim Bottom. This minimalist design pairs beautifully with a range of swim tops to create a polished, put-together look. The high waist and tummy control panel work together to create a smooth, flattering silhouette. 

Just like the iconic shapewear swimsuits from Miraclesuit, these bikini bottoms are designed to flatter and enhance your curves effortlessly. This bikini bottoms' high-rise cut is made of flexible fabric that sucks in and smooths the stomach, with coverage across the back that’s full coverage. Pair these chic bottoms with your choice of tops for a personalized ensemble that suits your style. Opt for a plunge top featuring wide straps for added bust support or go for a halter-neck tankini for a classic yet trendy vibe. For those looking to make a fashion statement, our ruffled longline top adds a playful touch to your beach 'fit.

What customers love: This swim suit bottom fits well and feels secure providing the coverage I need. The quality is great. With a thick waistband and substantial fabric, it is slimming and comfortable; all that I am seeking in a bottom!” – Cheryl D. 

Ruched and Draped Designs:

Swim bottoms featuring ruching or draped fabric can help create a visually appealing, textured look that adds dimension and interest to your swimwear ensemble. Designed with both fashion and function in mind, this swim bottom boasts a classic yet contemporary silhouette. The high-waisted cut not only flatters your curves but also provides ample coverage and support where you need it most. Plus, its moderate yet slightly higher-than-typical design elongates your legs, giving you that coveted leggy look effortlessly. Our swim bottom isn't just about style—it's all about texture, too. The ruched fabric detailing adds a touch of dimension and visual interest, elevating your swim ensemble from basic to effortlessly elegant.

What customers love: These bottoms layer perfect with the shirred tankini top and they fit great!” - Lisa B

Shopping Tips for Plus-Size High-Waisted Swimwear

Finding the perfect plus-size high-waisted swimwear can be a breeze with the right shopping strategy. Keep these tips in mind when searching for your next swimsuit:

  • Know Your Measurements: Before shopping, obtain accurate measurements for your bust, waist, and hips to ensure you select the appropriate size, as sizing may differ among brands.

  • Shop With Confidence: Embrace your curves and select swimwear that makes you feel comfortable, confident, and beautiful. Remember that the perfect swimsuit should be an expression of your unique personal style.

  • Look for Quality Materials: Invest in swimwear made from durable, high-quality materials that provide essential features like stretch, comfort, and resistance to fading.

Mixing and Matching Tops with High-Waisted Bottoms

One of the great benefits of high-waisted swimwear is its versatility in pairing with different swim tops. Here are some popular swim top options that work well with high-waisted bottoms:

Bikini Tops: For a classic two-piece swimsuit look, choose a bikini top that complements your high-waisted bottoms. Opt for coordinating colors or prints or mix and match for a bolder statement. We’re very into Miraclesuit’s trendy bra tops, They boast a sleek and minimalist design, making them the perfect companion to high-waisted swim bottoms, together they create an absolutely snatched silhouette with its super-compressive fit.

Tankini Tops: If you prefer additional coverage, opt for a stylish tankini top, which can pair beautifully with high-waisted swim bottoms. Look for tankini tops with adjustable straps, built-in bras, or other supportive features to ensure a comfortable and secure fit.This look is simple yet fun to wear.

Bandeau Tops: A strapless bandeau top can create a visually interesting contrast with high-waisted swim bottoms. This style is perfect for sunbathing or a chic poolside event in case tan lines are the bane of your existence.

Remember, selecting the perfect high-waisted swimwear is about finding a style that enhances your natural beauty and offers the desired level of support and coverage. Be open to experimenting with different top and bottom combinations until you achieve a swimsuit ensemble that makes you feel confident and stylish.

Embrace Your Curves with Confidence in Plus-Size High-Waisted Swimwear

Plus-size high-waisted swimwear is an excellent choice for those seeking a comfortable, flattering, and versatile swimwear option that celebrates and enhances their unique curves. By understanding the benefits of high-waisted styles, exploring various designs, and shopping confidently for your perfect swimsuit, you can create a beach or poolside look that showcases your individuality and makes you feel fabulous.

Take the plunge today and browse through our exceptional collection of plus-size high-waisted swimwear at Miraclesuit, designed to help you look and feel your best!