Desperate for major sun protection? Need to add some postmastectomy breast prosthetic? Check out these suits
The fabric has UPF 50 protection, but the full-zip swim shirt is your sun-safety insurance policy. Parasol shirt, $165, and bikini, $185; parasolsun.com.
The waist tie provides belly coverage; the top is designed for a prosthetic. Sizes up to 26. Penbrooke, $96; shopblums.com.
Chic color blocking and UPF 50+ protection in the fabric? Sun safety has never looked trendier. Tommy Bahama, $127; tommybahama.com.
The fabric is chlorine resistant, quick dry and rated UPF 50 protected. The bottom gives you full coverage so wedgies are a nonissue. L.L.Bean, $60; llbean.com.
The high neckline protects delicate décolleté skin; removable breast cups are included. It Figures!, $96; swimsuitsdirect.com.
The thick outer layer stands up to chlorine, and the incredibly soft lining is gentle on skin. Interior pockets accommodate a prosthetic. Veronica Brett, $205; veronicabrett.com.
Made with a patented longer-life Lycra, this suit will retain its shape no matter how long it’s soaked in salt water. The UPF 50 protection is just the bonus. Lands’ End, $88; landsend.com.
For the truly arm phobic comes this striped long-sleeved version with UPF 50+ protection. Parasol, $175; parasolsun.com.
Belly bulge begone, thanks to an extra center panel of Lycra. Echo, $118; echodesign.com.
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First Published Fri, 2013-04-05 14:58
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