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Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit

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Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit

Get swimwear that's fun and flattering with this Suddenly Slim by Catalina women's shirred halter swimsuit. Made with a nylon-spandex blend and lined in polyester, this one-piece bathing suit is a smart addition to your swimming wardrobe. Designed long for modest thigh coverage, this retro-style swim suit is a complete bathing ensemble. With an elasticized fit on the waist, you can move comfortably and without self-consciousness. The shirred sweetheart neckline and halter style straps provide this swimsuit's characteristic feminine silhouette.
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Questions & Answers for Catalina Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit

Question

Judging the sizes given here

I wear a size 12 bathing suit, so what size would I need for this bathing suit? A medium? I have a small frame, 5' 1" but a bigger bust (36C). Thanks.
asked 2 years, 4 months ago
By
Carol
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
I am 5-8 190ish. Size 12-14, 36 DD. I bought XL and it fits beautifully.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
AmyInSeattle
answer 2
I'm guessing that you would be fine in a medium. I normally wear a 14 (large-xl) and the large fit just fine on me. I wanted it a bit more snug to support a bigger bust. Very happy with the fit. Hope it works out for yah!
answered 2 years ago
By
doodlebug15
answer 3
Carol I'm a 34DD and between a 10 and a 12. I ordered the large initially (12-14) and it was huge on me. Try the medium. good luck!
answered 2 years ago
By
rugonnaeatthat
answer 4
I wouldn't get bigger than a medium as it has a long torso...I wear a 14 & have a full c cup & got the Large & it fits great!
answered 2 years ago
By
MammyErc
answer 5
I think it comes in a 10-12.
answered 2 years ago
By
Xtaximom
answer 6
The tag on the medium said size 8-10. I found it true to size.
answered 2 years ago
By
renlotus
answer 7
I just bought an XL and I am 36c bust but wider hips and 5'3. If you have a smaller backside the L would be a good fit.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
bestsuitever
answer 8
medium. this suit is true to size and has enough coverage up top.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
RecentPurchase
answer 9
I usually wear a 12 because I have a longer torso. I ordered a medium after reading reviews and it fits great. Look at the photo, rear shot, it is NOT a skin tight suit, but very flattering
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Rkrlady
answer 10
Own this beautiful suit in black and wild pink!....my dimensions are so similar to yours....get the large....and enjoy!!
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
darcysmom
 - Grants Pass, OR
answer 11
They have a sizing chart, that's what I followed. The suit is stretchy, so I wouldn't worry about ordering it too big.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
VintageBe
Question

Is there any under-wiring in this suit?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
SABR1NAFair
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
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answer 1
If you're looking for support in the bra cups....you're not going to get it here! That's the only flaw in my opinion though. Everything else is perfect. Love it!
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Chowmein
answer 2
No there's not. But, the cups are padded.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
JLTyler
answer 3
No there is not.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
NotForSale88
answer 4
There is no underwire. The ""bra" part has those tan sewn in cups.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
LeoMommy1322
answer 5
Nope, no underwire! The chest fits in a way, though, where underwire isn't really necessary, and you won't look droopy, either.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
MyWordsofLove
answer 6
there is no underwire on this suit
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
purple306
answer 7
No, I don't recommend this suit for large breasted women. I'm a C and I wish it had better support. Otherwise I love the suit.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
jenista
answer 8
No. I don't care for underwire but it could probably use it. That's the only thing I'd change would be to give it more support. It's not a deal breaker though, I think youll like it unless you have really large, heavy breasts.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
WannabeBettyGrable
answer 9
No
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Candlegal
answer 10
its no under-wiring in it
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
RikkiF
answer 11
No and you should not need it. The halter is completely adjustable.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
FtLauderdaleByTheSea
Question

I need help with sizing

Some people are saying that these suits run big so im not sure what to get. My gut tells me to get a large but they are sold out. Can anyone tell me if an XL will be too big??? I wear 12-14 pants; have big butt and legs but smaller waste and chest-38B bra. I usually have a problem covering my legs and bottom in bathing suits, it tends to spill out, will this cover everything?
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
By
smw3
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
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answer 1
Mine fits perfect. I have this in Large and wear a 9/10 in pants. Hope that helps :) It gives me full coverage in the back, and my bottom isn't super tiny either lol
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
mommyto3furbabies
 - IA
answer 2
Do NOT order an XL! Try a medium...you ma be surprised! Especially if you're small on top. The full coverage bottom will *hopefully* be plenty even in a medium.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
jeddsmom
 - rural NY
answer 3
Honestly from what you've said I think an XL will be too big for you. I ordered a large and it's a bit big in the bust and i'm a 38D! Granted, it's only a little big in the bust but still! For reference i'm 157 lbs and wear a 10/12 in pants.

It looks like they just got some larges back in now too!

Hope this helps!
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
olympicsleeper
 - sugar hill, ga
answer 4
I bought the next size up because of all the reviews i read but it was too big. I had to reorder it in my normal size and it fits perfectly.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
YankeeMom2
 - NY
answer 5
I always buy a size up, ordered a large,but was able to exchange for med with no prob... I have bigger thighs and always feel like that is all anyone sees when i wear a swimsuit so usually only wear the boy shorts, but i really like the cut on this one. I am small chested as well and the large was way to big up top, when i bent over you could see straight down. (34A)
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
bgx5
 - MISSOURI
answer 6
I have a similar problem.... the suit is made of the fabric that is supposed to help slim your tummy.. and i think that suit runs a little small, in the middle... but I am a 38C and I got an XL and the top is slightly loose on me.... I would stick with a large.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
BeachBlonde07
answer 7
Depending on how you would like it to fit a L would probably fit, but a medium would hold everything in that much more. The XL would probably be too big.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
cheyprkr
 - South Carolina
answer 8
Yes, I think this suit will be fine. I wear a size 10 pant and XL was too big, but the top part you should be able to adjust with strap
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
chamms
 - Burlington, VT
answer 9
In my experience it ran true to size. I read that they ran big too, so I went to the store and tried on a medium, which was too big in the butt area ( I am lacking there). I got a small and it fit perfect, and according to the measurements that is the size I should be anyway. (I am a size 4 pants with no butt, lol) The nice thing about this is cheap shipping, and you can always do a return/exchange in the store for free so if it doesn't fit you aren't put back too much. I ended up getting 2 suits, black and aqua, both smalls and both fit great. As far as the bottom coverage, it covers the tops of your legs and thighs but doesn't go down more than a few inches. If you are bigger in the bottom area I'd try a xl, because honestly that is where I am lacking and a small did fit. A medium fit me everywhere but there. I'd get it! Such a cute suit, I love it!
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
LydiaRose
answer 10
You sound like you are built just like me. I got an extra large and it fits great! I don't like my suits so tight that I bulge out.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
spazter
 - franklin tn
answer 11
I have a shape just like you described I am a size 14 on the bottom and same size chest, I have a small waist and relatively flat stomach with large butt, hips, and thighs. I wear a medium shirt. I ordered the red in an XL because they were out of the L and it fit perfectly! I wore it yesterday to the pool for the first time and got tons of compliments. One lady even said it looked like a very expensive suit. She was shocked to hear it came from Walmart:-) I forgot to mention that I am only 5'1".
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
tjangel
Question

Need help with sizing please...

I weight 145 and wear a size 10 in jeans and have a 36D bust. Should I get a size Medium or a size Large? By reading some reviews I am uncertain of what size to get.
asked 2 years ago
By
Sam429
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
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answer 1
Definitely get the medium!
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
kams30
answer 2
You are around my size & I purchased a Medium black polka dot. The suit fit me perfectly! Not too tight but great coverage, definitely flattened my stomach area. However I am a B36 which is quite a difference from you. There isn't much support in the top area so you might seep out a bit, if you don't mind some cleavage then your good! If you want more coverage for your girls you might want to order up a size, I can't promise the suit will fit right in other areas though :/ I say order 2 & send one back. Return is super easy & you have nothing to lose =)
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 3
Get the medium. I am the same size as you & it fits good. I got the large first, but it was too big. Hope this helps!
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Delilahluvs
answer 4
I would go with the Large. I hope you like it!
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Gingerruss
answer 5
Get a size large. You seem to be the same size I am and a large fits nicely. This suit tends to run small.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Santeelady
answer 6
It sounds like you might be around my size I'm 36DD and I also wear size 10 in jeans. I ordered large and it fit great I have large hips and thighs so that part more definitive for me medium would have cut into my thighs. I followed the size chart based on my hip measurement.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Carebear07
answer 7
I am 5'9 wear a size 10 with a 36DD and I ordered a large. I actually ordered a l and xl. the xl was to big. So i recommend a M. U can always order m and l and take the one back that doesn't work.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
butterfly3582
answer 8
I'm 5'4 and 164 pounds, bra size 38C. I ordered the b/w dots in a Large first time round & it was too big! I have the same tummy problem after having my baby & the L size didn't provide much control since there was too much extra material in the torso area (& backside, I don't have much of one). I re-ordered in an M (it was out of stock for quite a while but finally got it) and it fits perfectly. It's rather tricky, you sound like you are small in frame but larger on the bust. I'd say you are a M or S, (definitely not a L!) a little spillage of the bust adds to the Monroe look!!! If you are still not convinced (I know the dilemma!) Order all the sizes & return what doesn't fit coz' only certain store carries them & they have been out of stock online at one point...especially size M very popular!

Hope this helps!
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
BatesyK
answer 9
I am 5-8 190ish. Size 12-14, 36 DD. I bought XL and it fits beautifully. Large sounds like it would fit. Buy 2 sizes and return one.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
AmyInSeattle
answer 10
I weight a little bit more than you,but have a similar size bust. I would go with the L, I wouldn't want any less coverage up top than there is.
answered 2 years ago
By
Jennielee2015
answer 11
Hi Sam,

I usually stick with inches (they can't change from one maker to the next)

I'm fitting well into a size large with
Bust 42" (a little small over all, but workable)
Under bust 31" (a little big, but not TOO much)
Waist 30" (great fit)
Hips 38" (great fit)

Hope this helps
answered 2 years ago
By
JezSD
Question

Did i order the right size ?

I'm not sure if i ordered the right size... i'm 5'1 and 125 pds and I wear a 36 C. I ordered this in the color red ( red looks good one me# i received this bathing suit yesterday and i havent tried it on yet# due to personal reasons which all woman would understand why# :#
i have a little tummy from having 2 kids so i thought this suit would help with that and make me look slimmer. i am going to Fla in May to see my sister and i want to make sure this suit is the right pic for me.
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
tcpokie
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
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answer 1
if you got the small, you got the right size!
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Kelsky
answer 2
I'm 5'2 135 pounds, 34DD. My stomach is not flat either. The medium fits perfect!
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
YouwannaknowwhatIthink
answer 3
For heaven's sake-try it on. I also ordered the red and it feels fantastic on. I can feel the tummy-tuck panel and agree with you and that is one of the reasons I bought it also.

You will feel good in this suit.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
shells13
answer 4
I didn't find that it was slimming. I had 2 c-sections so I understand the tummy concerns. I ordered my normal size and it's not snug as I expected. Hopefully you have better luck, it is pretty and if you just have a small tummy issue, the design will help with that. It's just not snug like I expected.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
keuka
answer 5
This bathing suit does camouflage the tummy area very well, just let this one flaw concerning your tummy (like we all have) encourage you to create a crunches/sit ups regimen that works for you. That's what I'm doing!!
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Santino1785
answer 6
I hope you ordered a size small--I ordered a medium and I weigh 5 lbs more than you--I returned it and ordered a small instead.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
peasnana
answer 7
What size did you get? I'm also 5'1 and 120 lbs (with a little belly from my 2 kids) and the Medium fits great.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Gingerruss
answer 8
you will love it!!! It really slims your tummy and believe me I need that!
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
zenyatta
answer 9
Dear tcpokie,

I'm 5'4 and 164 pounds, bra size 38C. I ordered the b/w dots in a Large first time round & it was too big! I have the same tummy problem after having my baby & the L size didn't provide much control since there was too much extra material in the torso area (& backside, I don't have much of one). I re-ordered in an M (it was out of stock for quite a while but finally got it) and it fits perfectly. It's rather tricky, If I were you order a S & XS then return whichever one that doesn't fit.

Hope this helps!
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
BatesyK
answer 10
I bought to hide my belly and it's great. I hope you love it as much as I do.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
AmyInSeattle
answer 11
As far as the size, when I ordered mine, I ordered a large (5'5", 170lbs, 36C), quite different from you; however, the suit was a good fit for me. I not only have a few kids, but also have the older woman belly. The suit was great looking, even on me.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
campinggrammy
Question

I need Sizing Help ASAP Please!

I am going to the beach with my friends this weekend and I need a swimsuit ASAP! I am 5'4, wear a size 13/14 in jeans, a 38C-40D (depending on the sizing) in bras and am about 135 lbs. Should I get a M/L/ or XL. I'm really concerned about the breast area. I don't have too much of a butt so, if a medium is good for that then I feel safe because I keep seeing comments on how the boob area is pretty spacey (more than what people expected.) I am only 20 so, I'm fine showing some cleavage (not strangling them) if it means my butt isn't saggy looking.
asked 1 year, 8 months ago
By
BriDM
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
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answer 1
I'm 5'4, 150, waist 9-10 and a B cup. The medium fits perfect for me. The bust is a little loose, but fine. So in your case probably the XL if you say you're a waist 13/14. I didn't think the suit ran big at all. I would be more concerned with the waist and back not squeezing too much rather than the bust.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
CALIMIMI
answer 2
I have similar measurements and am happy with a medium
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
shpprgirl4ever
answer 3
I'm 5'3, size 12, a 34G, and around 145. I bought a M and it fits perfect. I tried on the L in the store and it didn't offer the support for my breasts like the M did.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 4
I have a size 36F chest and a M is plenty of support/coverage for me. I am also 5'6", about 140lbs, size 10-12. I find this suit to run large, so I'd definitely stay away from the XL. As for the M or L, since this is a compression suit, I think tighter is better. I'd probs go with the M...
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
DancingMamaG
answer 5
Thank you guys for all the answers.I ordered the medium and it fits great!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
BriDM
answer 6
I am 5'4 and 140lbs, wear a size 36D and the medium was perfect. Hope that helps.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
Omahabubbe
answer 7
I'd go with a large. It stretches.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
DD83Vegas
answer 8
M!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
Maria2013
answer 9
Try a large if you want it a little more snug try a medium. I would just do trial and error!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
MissSatisfied2011
answer 10
I went into one of the area stores, tried it on in another color to see how it fit. Catalina is a good brand, and it ran true to size. I would say 12/14 would be fine for you.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
anonymouswalmartfan
answer 11
I just had a baby and am currently about 140lbs, 5'2", and 38C-D. I tried a med and a large and the med fit better, especially in the butt area. You can tighten or loosen the halter top if you need more room. You won't be jogging in it, but I felt like I was held in well enough for swimming and walking around.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
myboys72
Question

Big Bust, No Butt~!

Hello, i weigh around 160 and I'm 5'6. I wear a 38DDD and a 12 in pants but i have no butt whatsoever... well maybe a bit. I also have a bit of a tummy so would it be good to get an XL or a L? And is it comfortable to wear?
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
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answer 1
In my opinion, you should purchase a Large. I have a bigger top and less rear-end too. I thought I'd need an XL, but I had to send it back and get a L instead. It fit great! Good luck
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
huladays
 - Oregon
answer 2
Yes, it is comfortable. I am about the same height and wear a 6 in pants and dresses (or medium if not numbered sizes) and the size small fit me. I think the suit runs a bit big so I would go with the large. If you are concerned about the butt area, you don't want the suit to be too big and ride up. I will say the bust was a bit lower cut than a thought it would be since this is such a modest suit, so be prepared for a lot of cleavage. And the tummy has great support to keep you sucked in and looking slim for all sizes.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
jhw1025
answer 3
I personally buy suits according to my bust and not my body. If I had your measurements I would go with a 2 piece suit (it sounds like you're an xl on top and a large on bottom).

If you really want this suit I would go with the xl or you'll be spilling out of the l.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
SaavyQueen
 - St. Louis, MO
answer 4
It is comfy but I too have a large bust and my only complaint about the suit is that I feel like I might fall out of it. LOL It doesn't offer much support for the girls.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - Greenbush, ME
answer 5
I am also around 160 and 5' 6''...For some reason this suit gaps in the back around the butt/leg...I originally ordered an XL but had to exchange it for the large because of the gapping. The L still gaps a little, but it is not as noticable. Hope that helps!
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
MommyofTwins19
 - Rochester, NY
answer 6
I would recommend a XL. I have the L and think with your bust size an XL would give you more security. I love this suit! This is byfar the most comfortable suit I have ever owned!
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - EL Paso, Texas
answer 7
I've got the XL (i'm 180lb, 38D) and the top seems big on me. I'd go with the XL if i were you. Also, the ruching does an AMAZING job at hiding tummy flaws. It's fantastic! I think you're really going to love this suit. It's super comfy and sexy in a pin-up girl way.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
sarahshopssmart
 - Austin, TX
answer 8
I would definitely go with an XL. I'm 5 11' and 180 lbs and the XL is pretty dang tight.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
Swimsuit
answer 9
With your bust size being what it is - I would suggest a bathing suit with more support. The only support this suit provides is the halter option. It has no underwire and just small cotton cups to protect your nipples.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
jynxgirl2009
answer 10
I'm 5'5" and 142 lbs and busty with tummy. I bought a large and its great.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
Santeelady
 - Santee, CA
answer 11
Hi!

I'm also 5'6 and 160 lbs and a 34D and wear a size 10/12 in pants to give you reference.

I ordered a large and it fits really well everywhere except it's a little bit in the bust. To answer your question, I would probably get the large. Also this bathing suit is REALLY comfortable to wear!
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
olympicsleeper
 - sugar hill, ga
Question

will shorts go over this?

I always wear swim shorts with a tankini and just last year got a one piece and wore shorts over them. Does this go too far down to get in the way of shorts? thanks so much!
asked 1 year, 8 months ago
By
beachlover
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
I was thinking about putting a pair of shorts over mine and I don't think it would go down to far.
answered 1 year ago
By
notarize
answer 2
No, but you might not need them...
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
Teachermama2
answer 3
Yes! Shorts go over this suit just fine. :)
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
Kjjordan
answer 4
The front part looks like you have a mini skirt on. But the back is a regular full coverage rear bikini bottom. So Shorts, probably not the front part or I'd imagine the skirt wud get in the way?
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
CALIMIMI
answer 5
It does in the back, but in the front it looks more like a bikini with a short skirt overlay
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 6
Because of the shirring and the way sort of boy short fit of the suit on bottom I would not expect shorts to work well with this suit.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
hellomeredith
answer 7
The "skirt" in front won't go inside shorts very well...it'll look weird. And because the "skirt" is attached at the sides, the shorts won't go under it. However, it fits around the leg/butt/crotch area much like boy-leg shorts, so you may not need the swim shorts at all. I hope this helps!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
Kyatto
answer 8
I don't think shorts will work with this style. You could probs do a swim skirt over it, but I don't know why you'd want to. It's adorable on its own! It's worth investing in a different cover up option for this suit if that's your aim... It is seriously beautiful!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
DancingMamaG
answer 9
I wear shorts over my suit to and from the pool everyday. I've never had an issue with the length of the "skirt." You would have no problem wearing shorts, either.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
ShopJoy
answer 10
You could wear shorts over it.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
ClevoMom81
answer 11
It might be a little uncomfortable. But if you really want, you could wear shorts with it. Mine sits just below my crotch, but you could move the fabric a little so it wouldn't interfere. I wouldn't recommend short with this though.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
nhoys
Question

Sizing

I really want to order this swimsuit, however all the reviews on sizing make me confused. I am wondering what size should I get? I am 5ft 110lbs and usually I wear a size 2-6 depending on the style/designer, though generally I am a size 4 (small). Should I go with my usual small or go up to a medium?
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
By
LizzyinSA
 - Corpus Christi, TX
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
I normally wear a 4-6 in pants and I ordered the small fits great
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
Country73
 - Texas
answer 2
Lizzy - you and I are similar height, weight and size. I did order a medium b/c the reviewers said it ran small, as you noted, but the medium was too big for me, mostly in the rear end. I'm exchanging it for a small. I think you'd be happier with a small too. Good luck!
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
HoJoVal
answer 3
Get it in a small....

When I bought this suit in black in May 2011 I was a size 14/16 so I got an XL due to the reviews...

It wasn't too big and the L probably would have been tight BUT since last year, I have lost a lot of weight...

I am now a size 6 or 8 (depends on cut), I bought the black with white poka-dots in a Medium last month, and it fits great so I think a medium would be too big for you :^)

I definitely loved this suit when I was heavy BUT it looks GREAT now too...

Its the suit for all sizes, I love it!!!
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
CathyJamz
 - St. Louis, MO
answer 4
I wouldn't go with medium. You may find the small to even be too big. I am 5' 7" 123lbs and it fits pretty perfect but I wish was a tad smaller. (i'm a size 6)
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
Bonnylady
 - Dallas, TX
answer 5
Definitely go small.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
WBarrett
 - FL
answer 6
get a small. I am a size 6 and the medium fits me perfectly
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
oneinamillion
answer 7
I wear a size 18 and I ordered the XL 16/18 and it fit perfect. I could lose or gain a few pounds and it would not effect anything. I really think it is more your body shape than the actual size that matters. I would go with the 4. In general bathingsuits fit tighter.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
Lovehim08
 - Ohio
answer 8
I wear a size 12 in Speedo
The medium in this suit fit great.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
Lawlergirl
 - Chicagol, IL
answer 9
Go up a size if you have a long torso -- I am 5' 4" and 146 lbs and needed the large for the body length due to long torso -- it fits nicely, with a little maneuvering of the ruching on the suit front and tying the neck snugly. If you are still unsure, order 2 sizes and return one - at that price it's worth the extra effort, as I have really researched this style of suit and all competing suits have been in the $90+ price range - good luck!
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
BargainLuvver415
 - Maryland
answer 10
Go with the small, I wear anything from a 2-6 (5' 6", 125lbs.), and I bought the small, it fits great and has room to stretch. It has really good material to keep everything tucked in and support in the chest area.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
njtwentysomething
 - NJ
answer 11
Go with your usual small. It is true to size. I am 5'3" and weigh 136 lbs and the medium fits me perfectly.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
JBGot
 - Derby, KS
Question

What size should I get?

I just recently had a baby. I am 5'4" and about 165lbs right now. I wear a size 14. I have thicker thighs, so I'm torn between a L and XL. Which should I get???
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Ali
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
I'm a little bigger all the way around and went with the XL. It fits comfortably but isn't tight. If I were you, I'd start with the L. Try it on before you take the tags off but I think you should be OK. Good luck!
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Noblinky
answer 2
i think a large would fit you just fine. it suppose to slim you so it fits snug. i am 5' and weigh about 130 lbs. and got a small. I usually wear a size 5 jeans but depending on brand sometimes a size 7. this size small fits me perfect. hope this helps.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Kelsky
answer 3
Large! I am in the same boat (size 12 post baby) and the large fits me pretty well. an xl wouldn't have the same slimming effect.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
yellshe
answer 4
I am also five four, had a baby recently and weigh about 165-170. My thighs aren't really big though but I bought a large and it fits so perfectly. There is wiggle room. The L fits really well in the bust, butt and tummy so I imagine an XL would be a little too large. Might fill up with water like a balloon in the pool. Cheers.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
HayliB
answer 5
Are you planning on losing weight? Even if you order the XL, it will fit you just fine.
The lycra in the suit will help and you'll feel good. I'd recommend the XLG for now.

You'll feel good in this suit.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
shells13
answer 6
I wear a size 14 stretch jean and have thicker thighs as well. I got the XL and am happy with the fit.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
MoonPanther
answer 7
I am the same heigth as you and weigh 10 lbs more. I ordered the XL because I thought it may be sized small due to the low price. I was wrong. The XL was way too big in the hips. I reordered a L and it fits well. So I would recommend a L for you, as well. It is a darling suit.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Sanjosegirl
answer 8
Im about a 16 and 5'10". The XL fits me perfectly, so I'm betting you should go with a Large. Think the XL would be too big for you
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
frugalnotcheap0005
answer 9
I'm 5'8 and 165 pounds and the large is perfect. To be honest, if you are concerned about the fit, I'd probably order both sizes and return the one that doesn't fit.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
retrogirl247
answer 10
Hi, I would suggest the XL. If you have a store near by I strongly recommend trying one on there and ordering online for the print or color you want. Im a dress size 14, wear a 0 in torrid tops and 12 jeans there. Im 5'1 and weight 164, 40D and ordered a 1X which fits heavenly. It doesnt feel tight at all but enhances all of my curves.
Im ordering another one next paycheck =)
oh and if your nursing these halter types are perfect for easy access.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
PinkRuby
answer 11
if you have bigger hips i would go with the larger size. My friend sent hers back b/c it was too small for her hips but it fits me fine and I am a little less hippy.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
AmyinSF
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