What Your Swimsuit Says About You, According to Guys
Polka dots are the print to pick.
Sassy stripes are bold and fun.
“So many colors and stripe weights—this swimsuit says I'm outgoing and not afraid to try new things…or Trix yogurt.” —Gerhardt, 23
Accessorizing at the beach can send a flirty message.
“The one-piece suit says she considers herself a lady; the heels suggest that she wants to be noticed and flirted with.”—Mike, 37
Mixing and matching your swimsuit sends a confident vibe.
“[This suit] says, ‘I know I look good, and I'm not afraid to draw some attention to myself.’” —Paul, 26
Head-to-toe white is confident but approachable.
”Maybe it's because she appears to have been caught mid-Hokey Pokey, but you know this woman used to get up every morning at 6am to dance in front of the TV to The Grind. Which is perfect because that makes 2 of us. Yes ma'am, your boring friends may be snoozing in the sand, but we WILL join you for your solo dance party.” —Ben, 30
Shredded cover-ups look like they’re straight out of a horror film.
“Screams ‘heading to the beach with Freddy Krueger.’” —Eric, 34
Too many trends say “I’m high-maintenance.”
“My girl here would start complaining that the pineapple’s too yellow in her [drink] in a heartbeat….” —Jared, 33
Some suits make dudes think of dessert—and that’s a good thing.
“Mmm…striped ice cream.” —Gerhardt, 23
Goofy novelty beach accessories are good for a laugh.
“Mom? What are you doing at the beach?” —Leo, 29
A classic striped bikini can still surprise guys (in a really great way).
“This is the kind of girl that you might expect to wear a modest one-piece, but then she shows up at the beach wearing this striped bikini and even the ladies take notice.” —Robert, 27