20 Long-Torso Bathing Suits That Deserve A Slow Clap From Tall Women Everywhere

Ashleigh Morley
20 Long-Torso Bathing Suits That Deserve A Slow Clap From Tall Women Everywhere
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One of the great injustices for tall women is the lack of in-store clothing options. Over the years, our options for reliably good fashion with longer inseams and properly proportioned sleeves and waists have expanded thanks to online shopping, but in-store collections have yet to catch up—and that is, unfortunately, never truer than when shopping for elusive long-torso bathing suits. E-commerce giants like ASOS and Aerie are just two of the many sites that offer robust collections for the 5’10”-and-taller set, but the sad fact remains that most of our wardrobes must be purchased on the depths of the Internet—the in-store options are severely lacking.

In the past, some people considered one-pieces matronly or prudish. But right now, they’re having a major fashion moment. Styles range from more feminine (with scalloped detailing and ruffles) to downright sexy (with cutouts and high-leg designs). If you’ve got a long torso, though, shopping for one of these super cute one-piece bathing suits can be a minefield.

I love a bikini as much as the next girl, but lately I’ve been drawn to the siren song of the one-piece. Unfortunately, standard sizing for one-pieces doesn’t really accommodate the long expanse from my hips to my shoulders. If I’m lucky, I’ve got a mild camel-toe situation. Worst case scenario: The straps will dig into my shoulders, and any breast padding will inevitably settle an inch or so lower than it should. Plus, I’m probably rocking some kind of wedgie. Not exactly what one might consider a bathing beauty.

To add insult to injury, some sites will tout certain styles as “long-torso friendly” rather than actually expanding their collections. Adjustable straps and ruching are the bane of my existence as a tall woman. Sites will write about those features as if they are real solutions, completely ignoring the fact that they don’t change the ratio of the rest of the suit to accommodate long torsos and taller women. Darts and leg openings never fall exactly where they should, and necklines just stretch out and cause strain on our necks. (This is especially true of “adjustable” halter styles). We deserve better!

While I’m not holding my breath for long-torso bathing suits to be widely available in stores (though, if any retail executives are reading this, pretty please get on that!), these 20 long-torso swimsuits are all available online. And you bet your long torso they’re all made specifically for tall gals.

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Image: Carve Designs.

Hayes One Piece

This supportive floral swimsuit from Carve Designs is just the right amount of feminine and sexy. Plus, it boasts UPF 50+ and it’s made with sustainable materials so you can feel good about your new suit while dipping into the pool. Best of all, the sustainable swimwear brand has an entire section on its site dedicated to tall and long-length one-pieces so you can find a flattering fit that best suits your personal style.

 

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Image: River Island.

Belted Structured Gingham Underwire One-Piece Swimsuit

Expect compliments on compliments with this showstopping, retro-inspired one-piece.


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Courtesy of J.Crew.

Ruffle Scoopback One-Piece Swimsuit

For when you want your swimsuit with a side of flamenco dancer.

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Courtesy of Summersalt.

The Long Torso Marina

A sleek stunner in the coolest leopard print.


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Image: Boden.

Talamanca Swimsuit – Summit, Scattered Dot

Polka dots are always a good idea. As a bonus, this flirty suit has thick straps for extra support, and it’s made with planet-friendly materials.

 

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Image: Becca.

Agate Plunge One-Piece Swimsuit

A braided halter strap, deep plunge, and colorful agate print make this suit a true gem.

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Courtesy of Andie Swim.

Amalfi Flat Back Long Torso Swimsuit

This classic black one-piece gives us major ballerina-on-the-beach vibes.


Long Torso Bathing Suits: Aerie Wrap One Piece

Courtesy of Aerie.

Wrap One Piece

Wrap dresses are one of the most universally flattering articles of clothing, so it’s about damn time someone took a cue and turned the style into a swimsuit. We stan.


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Courtesy of Andie Swim.

The Mykonos Swimsuit

You’re in for a white hot summer with this adorable one piece.

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Image: Aerie.

Aerie Ribbed Shine Wrap Bandeau One Piece Swimsuit

This powdery blue tie-front swimsuit comes in two different lengths, so you’re sure to find an option that works for you.


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Image: J.Crew.

Long Torso Deep V-neck French One-Piece Swimsuit

There’s something undeniably sexy about this deep-plunge suit that we can’t stop thinking about.


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Image: Asos.

ASOS DESIGN tall shirred swimsuit in brown

Plunge into summer with this seriously sexy one-piece. All eyes will definitely be on you, babe.


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Image: Summersalt.

The Long Torso Perfect Wrap One Piece

Summersalt’s fan-favorite color-blocked suit comes in a size just for those of us with long torsos. Rejoice!


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Image: Aerie.

Aerie Jacquard Scrunchie Asymmetrical One Piece Swimsuit

The asymmetrical shoulder and ribbed detailing take this one piece to the next level.


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Courtesy of Athleta.

Keyhole One Piece Swimsuit

Business in the front, party in the back is basically the theme of this long-torso swimsuit guide—in case you hadn’t noticed.


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Image: Lands’ End.

Women’s Plus Size Chlorine Resistant Piped High Neck Tankini Top Swimsuit

Get a little wild with this color-blocked swimsuit.

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Courtesy of Boden.

Talamanca Swimsuit

Kindly point me in the direction of the nearest beach disco. Thanks!

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Courtesy of Shade and Shore.

Mesh Front One Shoulder One Piece Swimsuit

BRB, making a mental note to be really thorough about sunscreen application while wearing this mesh swimsuit.


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Courtesy of Land’s End.

Tugless One Piece Swimsuit

Get your tropical fix with this swoon-worthy one piece swimsuit.

 

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Courtesy of Land’s End.

Scoop Neck One Piece

Minimalist—with just a hint of fun. This scoop neck one piece is sure to be a hit this summer.

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