4 Tips for Finding Swimwear that Slims Figures

Learn which swimsuits will create the illusion of a slimmer figure just in time for summer.
1:47 | 07/01/13

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heat index," brand-new swimsuits hitting stores designed to make you look ten pounds lighter putting them on. Abc's tai hernandez has the whole ory. ♪ Reporter: It's beach time but before you hit the sand, you may need to hit the rack. This? Reporter: Which suit will give the perfect fit. Lori bergamotto took me to bloomingdale's armed with four secret style tips to make you look slimmer. Tribs of design that instantly make you 5 to 10 pounds thinner. Reporter: First up color blocking helps create an optical illusion. You want to create that hourglass figure. You can see it's down with the black down the middle and white paneling on the sides. The other thing that's exciting about this suit is the belt. Adding a belt to cinch the waist inant stay shaves off the pounds. Reporter: Another, ruching. She wanted to have the bigger bust so way to create that is by doing lighter on top and then fading down to something on the bottom. If you're a woman who wants the reverse flip that color wheel upside down. Reporter: And finally, a halter. Think marilyn monroe in the classic white dress. Great for women who are a little bustier. By giving her a suit with a halter and deep "v" plunge so letting the bust breathe, showing some skin. I like that. Ah. Cover girl. But is there a two-piece that can be slimming too? What you're trying to do is create the illusion of longer legs. Reporter: Suits to help you hit the beach with confidence and style.

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