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Always For Me Featured in Plus Model Magazine - The Best Swimsuits of 2012

 Plus Size Magazine Swim Issue 2012 Cover

Q&A by Madaline Jones 

Summer is fast approaching, can you take us through swimwear trends for 2012? 
This summer we are excited about the bold, bright, saturated colors in swimwear – reds, pinks, corals and oranges. Think of it as the perfect prescription for breaking out of a long gray winter. These warm exciting colors promise passion and radiance as we return to the outdoors and the sun kisses our skin. The Always For Me Chic Isabella tankini is one of the hottest selling 2 piece swimsuits in red. A twist bandeau neckline and beautiful shirring helps to smooth and shape you. Slip into this hot little number and start counting the admiring glances. It is also available in 6 more fabulous colors. Another beautiful style is the Always For Me Berkeley Swimdress comes in an uber flattering coral – the perfect portion of pink and orange that is flattering on any skin tone. 

Vintage swimsuit styles are also big looks this year. Shapely and seductive these bathing suit styles may show less skin but still manage to get high marks for sex appeal. The Always For Me Venus Swimsuit is simply stunning with its halter neckline and simple retro styling. The drawstring at each hip can be adjusted together or independently for a variety of sexy and sophisticated looks. With a sweetheart-style bust lines, side-panel shirring and built-in body slimmers the Carol Wior swimsuits from AlwaysForMe.com exude confidence and glamour. Always For Me Chic also offers customers that a more subtle vintage feel with its super Antique Rose print tankini. 

What will we be wearing on the beach this summer? 
This summer look for ton of colorful swimsuits and body flattering cover ups for fun in the sun. Summer’s most wanted swimsuits have attitude and compliment your body. See our new “Pinterest” boards for the latest buzz and fashion updates. 

Prints for this season are vibrant and bold. Can you tell us about the prints that made the cut for AFM? 
This season Always For Me swimsuit prints are inspired by the tropical botanical gardens of the world. This season’s swimsuit prints include fabulous florals – from tropical hibiscus to garden bouquets, to daisies, romantic roses and more. Floral prints are romantic, flirty and feminine. 

I can't imagine having to take into account so many details when selling swimwear to plus size women. Can you explain which bathing suits flatter various plus size figures? (Example: Hourglass, pear and triangle shapes)
The right swimsuit is one that is comfortable, flatters your body and accentuates your positive features. Always For Me has something for everyone. Almost all our swimwear has hidden features to support, slim and ensure women look their best and feel confident. An hourglass figure will look good in most swimsuit styles but swimsuits with shirred midsections will play up your smaller waist and accentuate your fuller bust and hips. Look for styles like the Always For Me Paradise and Miraclesuit Escape for a sexy waist whittling one piece look. 

Women with pear shaped bodies look best in styles A-line swimwear styles that balance their top and bottom. Choose a swim dress with an empire waist or mini skirt. Swimsuit separates with a skirt or jogger bottoms. Eye catching prints will draw the eye upward. For triangle shaped bodies who are full busted women think support. Bathing suits with underwire provide the best bust support. Thicker straps are more supportive and comfortable than halter styles for full busted women. We also have Cup Size Swimwear for a perfect fit. So you're not one size all over? Don't worry, most women aren't. Always For Me has a beautiful selection of swimsuits in separate pieces in their Always For Me Sport and Always For Me Separates collection, as well as the best plus size swim separates from designers like Christina, Coco Reef and Beach House. No matter a woman’s shape or size, everyone can benefit from in-built control panels and ruching that nip in the waist, define and flatten the figure. For maximum, body slimming impact the Always For Me InControl, Miraclesuit and Carol Wior swimwear are the answer. With shape wear like fabrics and linings these plus size bathing suits will have you strutting the beach in style. 

Cover ups by Always For Me are always beautiful, comfortable and come in an array of styles and colors. Can you walk us through the options for us this season? 
Skip the boring over size t-shirt. No swimwear wardrobe is complete without a great cover up. Shore excursions call for sophisticated, comfy and curve loving tunics and dresses. This seasons colors are brilliant from tank dresses like the Always For Me Scarf Hem dress available in turquoise, plum, and lime to the watercolor chiffon Always For Me Kimono. You will be ready to sail the seas or just lounge by the pool (You can even dress it up for a night out) – Always For Me’s plus size cover ups will make you feel like a movie star. 

Swimsuits are very personal and can be difficult to shop for online, can you give us some tips about how to best shop online for swimwear? 
Take the time to take your measurements and look at the size chart for the swimsuit you like. Read, Read, Read – take the time to read the product descriptions, fit guides and customer reviews. If you still have questions, call or email one of our knowledgeable customer service representatives, they have a wealth of information about the construction and fit of each swimwear style.