Find out how to score a flattering swimsuit - even if you're pregnant.
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Anne: Finding the perfect summer swimsuit is tough, especially if you're shopping for two. So I hit the world’s largest maternity store Destination Maternity. This home of leading maternity brands, A Pea in the Pod, Mimi maternity, and Motherhood maternity is full of swimwear solutions for moms to be. Destination Maternity president and chief creative officer Rebecca Matthias says it’s about having the right attitude. Rebecca: People look at pregnant women through rose colored glasses and they see beautiful women, you have to think that way to. And then you can really pull it off and you’ll really have the confidence and know that you look great in your new suit. Anne: And find the right fit. Rebecca: You don’t want things falling off your shoulder or pulling off your body. You want it to hug your body and where the belly is, you want to support you need when you're newly pregnant. It’s all about the little tricks that we have to make your body look great and that makes the bathing suit fit your body. Anne: Whether you're looking for black and white or cool and colorful. Rebecca is going to show us some of the best suits for bringing your bump to the beach or the pool this summer. Rebecca: Melissa is wearing our favorite style from Motherhood. And couple of key points, first of all, it’s a tankini. So it fits you, however tall, short, big, because its two pieces where you get a lot of extra room for moving around. Also I think when you're pregnant, you need a little more support. Am I right? So that you want maybe a molded cup, something that gives you a little more bust support. Because you are a little more voluptuous than you use to be. So that’s important to. I think the third thing is happy print. I think in bathing suits, what really works well is a really great colorful vibrant print. And I think we certainly have that here. This year Pacelee is doing really well. So a lot of things rolled into one make a great suit. And you look awesome. Melissa: Thank you. Rebecca: Hannah is wearing a piece from A Pea in the Pod. And she looks amazing. And people look great when they are pregnant in their bathing suit. And couple of key things I wanted to point out. One thing that’s really popular this year in swimsuit is all those little details. The buffle, the hardware really give it a special added extra. I also think the ruche side makes a great fit and that’s another detail that’s worked really well especially in bathing suits. Am I right? Because it kind of hugs your body. It hugs the belly. So even as she grows, she can be nine months, you're only four months now. She could be nine months pregnant and she’s still going to look great and get a great fit around the tummy just so important. So all together I think amazing total look. Melissa is wearing the Mimi maternity tankini now. Great black and white print. And it first her great as you can see and I'm so glad that she put on the cover out. Because I think it’s really important when you're buying a bathing suit for the beach, have the cover up. So when you go in to get for a drink or get a hamburger, you have something to put on and you can be in style. Something that matches your suit. So that’s a great piece to have. What I love about this suit is that it has the halter top. And I think you get a lot more support with the halter. You can adjust it. And again, you do want more support when you're pregnant. So it’s a great style if you are pregnant. Anne: However you decide to adorn your bun in the sun, be sure to stay true to your style. Rebecca: If you're the daring person that wears a bikini, go ahead and wear that bikini. If you want to cover up, then we have suits with more cover. If you like prints, then wear the prints. Whatever your style is before you were pregnant, you don’t have to change that. You can have the same great fashion, you can look just as fabulous as you did before.
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