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Swimwear for big boobs

(14 Posts)
Kels13 Sat 28-Jun-14 08:55:33

Has anyone found anything? I was 32h pre pregnancy and now I'm bigger, can't even comprehend the size of my boobs! I have a hen do to go to in a few weeks to a spa and as I can't use the sauna etc will spend most of my day in the pool but I need something to wear and something with at least a bit of support to my mahusive bazukas. Please help!!

CoolCat2014 Sat 28-Jun-14 09:54:09

Maybe try Leia or Bravissamo - don't think they do maternity stuff but you could try a bikini or tankini

I'm 34E so not massive, but I found Leia's stuff really good smile

NiceBiscuit Sat 28-Jun-14 09:58:51

Curvy Kate do swimwear. Their bras are fab and supportive yet not too scaffolding like even for my massive boobs. Brastop website often has sales on too

weebairn Sat 28-Jun-14 10:13:11

I have bought a bikini top in my correct pregnancy size and just continued to wear normal bikini bottoms

I think Freya go up to a K cup

JennyBlueWren Sat 28-Jun-14 11:29:02

I was 30k but going up now and buy swimwear from Bravissimo. Also look at their clothing branch Pepperberry especially if you need anything smarter. Buy them online and check out anything in their reduced sections for good deals.

JennyBlueWren Sat 28-Jun-14 11:30:30
LokiTheCynicalCat Sat 28-Jun-14 11:33:38

The debenhams gorgeous range is pretty good at the moment. They have lots of nice things for bigger boobs, bikinis, tankinis and one pieces.

Midnightmiscarriage Sat 28-Jun-14 12:23:00

I got a fab maternity swimming costume from Mermaid Maternity (mermaidmaternity.net) I got the rash guard shirt, I wear a bra underneath as no swim wear would ever hold my 36FF's.

Kels13 Sat 28-Jun-14 13:33:56

Thanks all. I think I might need to be a bikini top in my size and then wear a cheap tanking/swimsuit over it. Don't think any non cup size suits will help me! Wish bravissimo did maternity swimsuits... Definitely a gap in the market there!

TestingTestingWonTooFree Sat 28-Jun-14 15:55:07

Hi OP, I've had the same dilemma as you. I was a sister size to you pre-pregnancy. The short answer is that availability is not very satisfactory my thread

The best thing I found was this
It has quite a generous tummy section. Other swimwear I bought in my pregnamcy bra size was very restrictive.
I got the tankini cheap from brastop in a sister size (band up, cup down) and then added some extra hooks to the bra fastening and some extra elastic into the bottom hem so it didn't flap about too much while I was waiting for the bump to get bigger. Whether this is worthwhile depends on the size of your bump at the hen and how long you want to wear it after.

eBay tends to be a good source of bra sized swim wear if you know what size you are. I've also bought from amazon but it's a pita to search - won't just show availability/prices for the size you're interested in.

TestingTestingWonTooFree Sat 28-Jun-14 15:57:11

These photos show my modifications. Not terribly interesting but I was quite pleased with them. Took me about half an hour in total.

Gemoh Mon 30-Jun-14 02:30:06

Also ladies - look at brastop.com They sell discounted large cupped lingerie and swimwear by Freya, Fantasie, Curvy Kate and others. I think it's discounted because it's last seasons colours/styles but I love it.

TestingTestingWonTooFree Mon 30-Jun-14 06:43:46

I think brastop have a free delivery/returns offer on at he moment.

LondonJen Mon 30-Jun-14 12:30:00

I am normally a 28E but went up to a 30FF. I found the tankinis in JojoMamanBebe were the only things remotely able to cover my boobs! That was in a small size so maybe a medium would work for you? The bottoms are good too as they can be worn up over bump or folded down to be more underbump style. Good luck it's a nightmare and I am at the 'smaller' end of the large boob scale!

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