Should I Buy a Black Swimsuit?
The Little Black Swimsuit
Forever elegant, always stylish
Trends come and go in and endless cycle of who’s wearing what and where I can find it. A swinging pendulum of pick-ups and put-downs that the modern customer is forever keeping a keen eye on. Among the tumult of sifting through these trends for styles that actually suit your shape and personality, is the pressing desire for something perennial; something that you can wear at any point with full trust in its inherent sophistication and timeless appeal. Enter, the little black swimsuit (AKA, the LBS).
Black swimwear is an antithesis to passing trends that rotate far too quickly for the modern woman and mother to keep up with. A black swimsuit can be elegant, sharp, simplistic, flattering and slimming all at once, making it a smart, sartorial choice for any woman’s wardrobe. Black swimwear is also perfect for the times in life where your body shape and weight are in regular flux, such as during menstruation, motherhood, and menopause. This is because it slims your figure and minimises the display of weight gain or weight loss more than lighter colours.
With black as a base for your swimwear, there is a lot of room for creative expression and considered design in the silhouette and tailoring of a swimsuit. Explore and find the most stylish little black swimsuits by Nip Tuck Swim that slim, contour and flatter your figure. For the consummate fashionista, a black swimsuit that never goes out of style is a must.
Popular black swimsuits by Nip Tuck Swim
Black Must Haves Joanne Twist Front Design Tummy Control One Piece Swimsuit
The Black Must Haves Joanne One Piece swimsuit is quintessential style that will stay in your summer wardrobe for years. This tummy control swimsuit begins with thick, adjustable straps that provide a firm fit. In the body of the swimsuit, you’ll find a twist front neckline that conforms to your feminine curves thanks to sewn in multifit foam cups as well as front panel ruching that slims your tummy for a smooth, flattering fit. The bottom of the Joanne black swimsuit has moderate coverage so that you can feel comfortable moving in and around the water. This classic silhouette is a modern take on vintage styles that were known for their flattering, demure fits. The Joanne paired with pure black makes it the ultimate LBS.
Black Chlorine Resistant Leona Tummy Control One Piece Swimsuit
For the women who takes on every water activity with excitement and zest. If you’re an avid swimmer who needs firm, supportive swimwear as you swim your morning laps or kayak down the local river, our chlorine resistant Leona tummy control swimsuit in black is perfect for you. Featuring a medium neckline, keyhole back and low leg cut, this chlorine resistant one piece will keep you going all year long.
Black Gamma Texture Dulcie Tummy Control One Piece Swimsuit
The power of black lies in its duality. As seen above, black can be functional and plain, and yet, our Nip Tuck Swim Dulcie one-piece in black is sensual and alluring. This Grecian themed black swimsuit features gold strap hardware and a plunging neckline that immediately draws attention to your stunning figure. Powermesh technology in the torso along with subtle ruching make this a very slimming one piece to bring out when you want to feel confident and sexy in the water.
Black Diamond Lurex Louise Cross Front Tummy Control One Piece Swimsuit
Another way Nip Tuck Swim gives black some pizzazz is with sophisticated crystal gems, like in our Diamond Lurex tummy control Louise swimsuit. This classic V-neck, twist-front style is a lesson on classic feminine tailoring that works to accentuate your bust and decolletage while still providing robust support. Front panel ruching ensures your tummy is slimmed and contoured without being constricted. In the sunlight, the gems dispersed evenly over the swimsuit glimmer and shine, attracting the eyes of everyone around. Let your light shine with Nip Tuck Swim’s Diamond Lurex Louise one piece.
Black Must Haves Colette Bandeau Tummy Control One Piece Swimsuit
Black is a statement of simplicity and minimalism much of the time. If your fashion and swimwear ethos operate along the lines of ‘less is more,’ look no further than Nip Tuck Swim’s Must Have Colette swimsuit in black. This slimming one-piece can be worn with or without straps, features a subtly curved bandeau neckline and embraces clean lines and minimal detail with subtle ruching on the otherwise plain torso. You can purchase our Colette swimsuit in plain black knowing you will be able to bring it out in 5 years and still be fashionable and chic.
Black Gamma Texture Lena Cross Back Tummy Control One Piece Swimsuit
Simple yet effective details come together in Nip Tuck Swim’s black gamma texture Lena swimsuit, making it alluring yet functional all at once. A deep V-neck with a circular edge gives your bust a subtle yet sexy boost while the strappy criss-cross back bares your glowing skin in an eye-catching way. The mature sophistication of black makes this seemingly simple swimsuit more sensual and feminine. Moderate coverage is provided at the bottoms so you can move freely without needing to make uncomfortable adjustments.
Will The Colour Black Suit Me?
Let’s break black down into its defining properties. There is no white or grey tinting to black, meaning it is purely dark. There are also no colours mixed with black, making it a pure hue with 100% saturation and strength. Lastly, pure black is a hue without warmth, making it a cool tone. Putting it simply, black is 100% dark and 100% cool. For some, the strength and coolness of a pure black hue can be overwhelming both mentally and physically. Mentally, pure black swimwear can drain your energy and take away from your light, carefree mood when away on a summer holiday. Physically, a pure black swimsuit can appear harsh against pale or warm skin tones as well as hair colours. If you have pale skin and light blonde hair for example, you may find a black one piece can appear so stark against your body that it cuts off your curves instead of seamlessly unifying them. Or if you have skin with peachy undertones and hair with soft copper strands, the coolness of a pure black swimsuit can appear misplaced with your summery colouring.
We have no interest in trying to sell swimwear to you that doesn’t feel or look right. But just because a pure black swimsuit may not be for everyone, doesn’t mean there aren’t several alternatives that are closely related to black and are just as striking. Read about them below!
Style Ideas For Those Who Don’t Wear Pure Black
Dark coloured swimwear
A simple alternative - think of your favourite or most flattering colour and find a dark shade of it in a swimsuit. There is more flexibility with this style tip, in that you can select any colour you want based on what makes you feel and look good. To achieve the sophisticated and slimming effect of a pure black swimsuit however, you need to find take this colour to its darkest (or darker) hue. For example, take a scarlet red to a burgundy, or a fuchsia pink to a deep rouge, or a light aqua to a rolling, oceanic teal.
Patterned black swimwear
Patterns can be a fun, engaging, and stylish way to bring black into your swimwear without it dominating. For example, black can be used as a background in a shapewear one-piece with bright, vibrant florals. Or it can contrast with metallic, foiled patterns that speak to your luxurious taste in fashion. When done with sartorial deliberation, black can be a supporting colour that beautifully accentuates others.
Take your dose of black with less concentration. Monochrome colour palettes include varying tones of only one colour. In this instance, black is one colour that can be divided into various shades of grey that lead up to pure white. An extremely popular monochrome womenswear colour palette is black and white. This is because they are both chic colours that provide striking contrast, being that they exist at polar ends of the colour spectrum. The reason black monochromatic swimsuits remain on-trend is that the lighter shades of grey and white can soften the overall look as well as complement the lighter features of your body – skin, hair, eyes, lips etc.
Navy is the new black
Navy is just as much a classic as black. It is a very dark hue that achieves a similar slimming, elegant and luxurious look. The added benefit of navy is that is tends to complement and enhance a greater variety of skin tones, given that it is far less stark than black with a slightly warmer undertone. Navy also pairs well with many colours and, for swimwear especially, aligns more with aquatic and nautical themes - perfect for your next summer holiday!
Beautiful Nip Tuck Swim Alternatives to Pure Black Swimsuits
Teal Venus Lace Marilyn V-Neck Tummy Control One Piece Swimsuit
This Nip Tuck Swim teal one-piece women’s swimsuit is dark, slimming, and chic without being as potent and stark as a black swimsuit. Embrace a little touch of texture with a lace overlay in the V-neck of this tummy control swimsuit.
Black Isle of Waimea Colette Bandeau Tummy Control One Piece Swimsuit
Nip Tuck Swim’s Isle of Waimea print features a rich black background overlaid with crisp, green palm leaves and vibrant red and white florals. Our minimalistic Colette style features a smooth, subtly curved bandeau neckline and a full-coverage, simplistic body.
Black Deco Foil Louise Cross Front Tummy Control One Piece Swimsuit
Indulge your taste for luxury with Nip Tuck Swim’s Deco Foil print in our feminine Louise tummy control women’s swimsuit. A refined black background pairs beautifully with geometric gold foiling, creating a swimsuit of splendour and magnificence. The glimmer of gold foiling helps to take away from the darkness of the black, reflecting the light of the sun instead.
Black Leopard Foil Pamela Scoop Back One Piece
Embrace a contemporary take on the monochromatic colour palette with Nip Tuck Swim’s Leopard Foil print in the Pamela scoop back one-piece. The textured metallic silver balances the prominent black leopard spots, creating harmony and unity. Wear the Leopard Foil heritage print on a contemporary, youthful scoop back style with moderate coverage for ultimate comfort.
Black Mono Revival Abegail Tie Front Design Tummy Control One Piece Swimsuit
Soften your black and white monochromatic colour palette with a delicate floral print and a creamier off-white tone, as shown in Nip Tuck Swim’s Mono Revival print in the Abegail one-piece. Narrow straps lead into a soft scoop neckline and a flirty tie-knot drapes over the top of an on-trend cut out.
Navy Texture Joanne Twist Front Design Tummy Control One Piece Swimsuit
Shop a classic navy hue in an equally classic Nip Tuck Swim one-piece style, the Joanne. Featuring a cross front neckline with elegant ruching on the torso, this swimsuit is a beautiful alternative to the black swimsuit, and one that you’ll bring out every summer for years to come.
Love Nip Tuck Swim
Nip Tuck Swim is an Australian based swimwear company that is passionate about creating stylish, figure enhancing swimwear for women of all shapes and sizes. In our wide range, you can find tummy control and figure forming one pieces, tankinis, bikinis and sun safe swimwear that suits your personal style. If you don't feel good in your swimwear, you won’t get out and wear it. Nip Tuck Swim’s mission is to have you feeling supported and beautiful in your shapewear swimsuits so that you get the most out of your summer.
At the heart of every Nip Tuck Swim collection is a team of committed designers who prioritise your need for flattering, luxurious and supportive swimwear. In order to provide you with the swimwear you need, we use contouring and tummy control technology like four-way stretch fabrication, Nip Tuck Swim powermesh, and multifit cups.
We love to create swimwear that makes women feel empowered and beautiful in their own glorious and utterly feminine bodies. Feel the difference a perfectly fitting swimsuit makes with Nip Tuck Swim today.
Find your perfect Nip Tuck Swim size
There is nothing worse than receiving a swimsuit you bought online for your upcoming summer vacation, only to realise it is the wrong size. With Nip Tuck Swim, you can avoid this using our size guide. We have created this guide using our design and production team’s garment specifications, meaning the measurements shown match the measurements of each swimsuit we create. With just a few quick measurements done in the comfort of your own home, you can accurately confirm your Nip Tuck Swim tummy control swimwear size. Follow this link to read more on our blog about how to accurately measure your body.
All of our Nip Tuck Swim swimwear is available in sizes US 4 - US 12 and sizes AUST 8 - AUST 16. Nip Tuck Curve plus size swimwear is available in sizes US 14 – US 20 and in Australian sizes AUST 18 – Aust 24.
To find suits in your size click the size link size us 4 / aust 8, size us 6 / aust 10, size us 8 / aust 12, size us 10 / aust 14, size us 12 / aust 16., size us 14 / aust 18, size us 16 / aust 20, size us 18 / aust 22 or size us 20 / aust 24.
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