When you think of a red swimsuit, do you go to Baywatch or to Sandlot? Whatever you think of, red swimsuits are iconic. They’re chic and absolutely showstoppers. I’ve rounded up some of my favorite mid and plus size red swimsuits in this post. These red bathing suits range in price point, retailer, quality and style. We’re talking bikinis, swim dresses, halter tops and everything in between. If you don’t find something that suits your needs here, you can also check out the best mid and plus size pink swimsuits for some similar, but different, options.
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The Best Mid and Plus Size Red Swimsuits
I will try to give as much information as possible as we go through the best plus size red swimsuits. For fit reference, I have a longer torso and I’m 5’8″. I usually wear a size 14 or 16. My waist is around 35″ and hips are around 50″. I wear a size 36M US/36J UK bra. Also a reminder that some of these red swimsuits are bra sized, so if you haven’t been fitted, please be sure to set up a proper fitting either in person or virtually! On that note, let’s dive into the best mid and plus size red swimsuits!
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- One Piece Swimsuits
- Strapless/Bandeau Swimsuits
- Halter Tops
- Mesh Swimwear
- Tankini Bathing Suits
- Swim Skirts
- Swim Dresses
Mid and Plus Size Red One Piece Swimsuit
I love a good red one piece swimsuit! Sharing some of my favorites below. You can use the links below to shop or keep scrolling to read more about each swimsuit.
Lane Bryant No-Wire Ruffle One-Shoulder Swim One-Piece
Looking for a sassy plus size red one piece swimsuit? Try this delicious ruffle number from Lane Bryant! The fabric has a bit of a sparkle to it, which adds to the fun of the one shoulder ruffle. This $97 wireless red one piece swimsuit comes in sizes 10-34.
Show Me Your Mumu Positano One Piece
A scoop neckline and low-cut strappy back? So sexy. The scrunch material? So comfy. This $158 red one piece swimsuit is available in sizes XS-3X.
Daci Plus Size Tummy Control Vintage Ruched Bathing Suit
If you want a budget friendly red swimsuit with a vintage twist, this one is for you! I find that it fits true to size and has enough coverage for larger breasts. This Amazon one piece is $33 and available in sizes med-28 Plus.
If you’re looking for a red swimsuit that gives you support and some crazy shaping, TA3 should be on your radar. This $178 red one piece swimsuit is available in sizes XS-3X.
Elomi Bazaruto Wireless One Piece Swimsuit
Elomi is a favorite brand amongst myself and my fuller figured besties, and their swim is no exception. I know his photo is in black, but since it comes in red, I wanted to share! This wireless one piece swimsuit is bra sized with a built in shelf bra. It’s a beautifully crochet texture, but smooth on the inside. You can find it at Bare Necessities and HerRoom for $98.
Walmart V Neck Ruffle One Piece Swimsuit
While this swimsuit is not the best for large breasts, it sure is a cute red one piece swimsuit option under $20! You can shop this $18 red one piece bathing suit in sizes XS-XL.
Andie The Malibu One Piece
I have this one piece swimsuit in the gorgeous navy blue luster fabric, but when I saw it in red, I knew it needed to be on this list! The button down top is so chic in the vibrant red color. This $98 red one piece swimsuit comes in sizes XS-XXXL.
Mid and Plus Size Red Bikini
Can you resist a red bikini? Same. I hope you find a red bikini here that catches your eye!
Daci Plus Size Retro Bikini Bathing Suits with Ruched Bottom
This swimsuit gives me total pin up vibes. You can shop this $31 plus size Amazon bikini is available in sizes medium-24 Plus.
Aqua Eve Twist Front Swimsuits Lace Up Bikini
This is a wireless red bikini with adjustable straps and an adjustable back with a fun criss cross strap detail. The bottoms have a cinching detail that allow you to make them higher on the leg, if that’s your style. I find this swimsuit to be a great option for fuller busts and it runs true to size. This $32 midsize Amazon bikini for big busts is available in sizes XS-22 Plus.
Elomi Bazaruto Plunge Underwire Bikini Top + Mid-Rise Bikini Bottom
If you want a supportive bikini top that comes in bra sizes, this Elomi bikini is a great option to try. Please be sure you have been properly fitted before ordering! I know this photo is blue, but it comes in a gorgeous shade of red! You can shop this $72 bra sized bikini top at HerRoom and Bare Necessities. The $42 bottoms are available in sizes 12-22.
Yonique Plus Size Short Sleeve Swimwear
If you’re looking for a bikini option that has a bit of coverage for your shoulders, take a look at this red swimsuit. It’s got supportive high waisted bottoms and a cute little peek a boo detail on the chest. This $34 Amazon plus size two piece swimsuit is available in sizes 14 plus-22 plus.
Eloquii Twist Front Ruffle Shoulder Top + High Waisted Ruched Bottom
Looking for a statement bikini? This unique plus size swimsuit is just that. You can find the $80 High Waisted Ruched Bottom + the $90 Twist Front Ruffle Shoulder Bikini Top in sizes 14-32. I would make sure you wait to purchase until there is a sale!
Mid and Plus Size Red Halter Swimsuit
While I personally don’t do halter tops (heavy breasts), I know some gals love them! Here are some chic red halter top swimsuits.
Summersalt The O-Ring Reef One-Piece
Summersalt is known for offering high quality, designer like swimsuits for less than $100. While I don’t have this swimsuit, I do have others and can attest to the quality being top notch. This $95 red halter top swimsuit comes in sizes 2-22. You can use code Casey10 to save.
Good American Leilani Halter Top Swimsuit
Mid and Plus Size Red Mesh Swimsuit
A little sexy mesh moment? Yes please! Here are a few red mesh swimsuits you might like.
Holipick Mesh Open Back Swimwear
The high neck and mesh cut outs on this swimsuit are so chic and sexy! The red really makes this one pop. You can find this $26 red one piece swimsuit in sizes XS-XXL and 18-20.
Tempt Me One Piece Sexy Mesh Swimsuit High Neck Halter
A halter top with mesh and cut outs? You’re bound to be the star of the show in this Amazon swimsuit! You can shop this $34 cut out mesh red swimsuit in sizes XXS-22W.
Mid and Plus Size Red Bandeau/Strapless Swimsuit
Want a strapless red swimsuit? Here are a few ideas to check out!
Torrid Wireless Ribbed Strapless Tankini
If you want a bit more tummy coverage, this is a great red tankini option from Torrid. This $75 strapless tankini is available in sizes 10-30.
Anne Cole Twist Front Bandeaukini Swim Top
While I haven’t worn a strapless option from Anne Cole, I have tried others and loved how comfortable the fabric felt on my skin! I do find the sizing to be bit all over the place, so you might order a few sizes and return what doesn’t work. You can find this $72 bandeau tankini top in sizes 16W-24W.
Mid and Plus Size Red Tankinis
If you like separates but want a bit more coverage, try one of these red tankini swimsuits.
Yonique Plus Size Peplum Tankini Tops High Waisted Swimwear
If you want a tankini set that is under $30, this one is a good starting place! This $28 tankini bathing suit set is available in sizes 12-28.
Lane Bryant No-Wire Blouson Swim Tankini Top
This is a great tankini option if you are looking for something that doesn’t hug your stomach. It has a draped midsection with a banded bottom to keep it from rolling up. It is wireless with adjustable straps and light lining. You can find this $73 wireless tankini top in sizes 10-40.
Yonique One Shoulder Tummy Control Tankini
This red ruffle tankini is available on Amazon. It comes in sizes XS-XXL and sizes 18-22. I am wearing size XL.
Mid and Plus Size Red Swim Skirts
If you’re not quite into the idea of your upper thighs showing, these swims skirts might be a good starting point for this summer!
Elomi Bazaruto Adjustable Skirted Swim Bottom
I am in love with this swim skirt from Elomi! It has adjustable, ruched side ties so you decide exactly the type of coverage you want with the skirt. You can shop this $50 red swim skirt at Walmart, HerRoom and Bare Necessities in sizes 12-22.
Lane Bryant Red Shimmer Slitted Swim Skirt
Looking for a little shimmer? Try this plus size red swim skirt for Lane Bryant! This $55 plus size red swim skirt is available in sizes 10-40.
Summersalt The Classic Pool Skirt
This adorable swim skirt is not attached to your swimsuit (IE no built in swimsuit bottoms). This allows you to easily wear it over your favorite separates or one piece. It can be worn out of the water as a coverup and in the water for additional swimsuit coverage. You can find this $65 swim skirt in sizes XS-2X. You can use code CASEY10 to save on your purchase.
Mid and Plus Size Red Swim Dresses
Need some full coverage options and prefer everything to be one piece? Take a peak at these black swim dresses to see if they’re a good fit for what you’re looking for!
Land’s End Plus Size Chlorine Resistant V-Neck Tulip Wrap Swim Dress
I love that this swim dress has sewn in cups for added support and shape for the bust! It’s made out of LYCRA® Xtra Life™ spandex and is resistant to sweat, chlorine and sunscreen. This red plus size swim dress is $125 and available in sizes 16W-24W.
J. Crew Halter Wrap Swim Dress
If you’re looking for a sustainable swimsuit option, this one might be it! J.Crew is now using 60% recycled materials in their swimwear to help keep waste out of oceans and landfills. You can shop this $128 halter top swim dress in sizes 0-24.