How are swim shorts measured?

What size swim shorts should I get?


Size To Fit Waist Size
Inches CM
XS 28-30 71-76
S 30-32 76-81
M 32-34 81-86

How are swimsuits measured?

How do swimsuit sizes work? They are based on your bust, waist, and hip measurements. If you’ve never had your bra size taken, it’s easy to do on your own. Bust: Measure under your arms at the fullest part of your bust, and keep the measuring tape level across.

What is the most flattering length for shorts?

If you feel a pro tip would suit you better on this one, instead of thinking “inseam” think “me-seam”. When in doubt, opt for the most universally flattering inseam length: 7 inches. It tends to hit at the perfect spot. If you like variety, try a pair of roll-cuff shorts.

What size is a 34 in swimsuits?


Speedo Bust H20
30 32″ / 82cm XS
32 34″ / 87cm S
34 36″ / 92cm M
36 38″ / 97cm L

Should you go up a size in swimwear?

“Swim fabrics stretch a bit when wet, so sizing down or staying true to size is better when you’re spending most of your time in actual water,” she says. “If you’re staying dry most of the time, sizing up could help you feel more comfortable since the natural stretching won’t happen when the suit stays dry.

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What size is a 16 in swimsuit?

View size guides by brand

Size Bust Waist
12 39″ 33″
14 40.5″ 34.5″
16 42″ 36″