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Hello, My name is Candace Draper and I'm a fit expert here at Canyon Beachwear. Everyone that works here at Canyon Beachwear is a fit expert. We know everything there is to know about bikinis. It's kinda eat, breath, sleep bikinis. So we're like the girlfriend you forgot to bring into the store. You can also find us online or at www.canyonbeachwear.com. you can find us on Facebook and twitter as well under canyonbeachwear and today we're gonna be talking about swimwear. So how to wear an athletic body-type suit would be exactly what Ashley and Maria are wearing today. You want to stick with the stripes. It's a really good pattern for athletic because they're usually long and lean and stripes are gonna break you up. I especially like Ashley's stripes cause they're diagonal so it's gonna give a little bit more to it. Also when you're athletic you usually don't have too much curves so you kinda want to create curves. With the lines that we have over here it's going to create that curve line for you. Also the ruffles are going to give you a great feminine touch for the more boyish body type. It's also all one piece so if you want to play volleyball or do something on the beach, even just swim, you can feel secure in this top. Her bottoms are the cutest bottoms I've ever seen. They have little pockets which I love (I've never seen that in a swimsuit before) and it's gonna have more of that seamless cut across your hips. The back of the suit is more of a sportier cut. It's still a minimal bottom but it's more sporty, as in it's cut here high and cut across on a higher back. Maria has on our El Space, which is more of a halter type. Notice the thick straps are more a halter where the string is more of a bikini. So she still has the string going across the bottom which is the turquoise; it's nice cause it's a little different. And then on her bottom she has the turquoise straps across. The bottoms are a really nice hipster, they have a seamless fabric, so it's not going to do any kind of digging. The back is also gonna be that athletic bottom. You're gonna have the thickness here and the minimal there. Perfect for a girl who still wants to do something but wants a little cuteness as well.