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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

Will it fit a DD cup?

Well 34 DD so a 36D or a 38C?
asked 3 years ago
By
MommyMiser
 - Southern California
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
It should, I am a 38D and a large fits me perfectly
answered 3 years ago
By
EmbraceTheRandom
answer 2
I am a 34DD and bought a Large. I wear a size 12. You could even go down to a Medium I bet if you are a size 10 or smaller. Very cute suit! Worth a try.
answered 3 years ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - Buffalo, NY
answer 3
im a 36 DD and i have the large if that helps. some of my other friends have bought this suit and i can honestly say its a very flattering style for just about every body type.
answered 3 years ago
By
bananapaws
answer 4
I'm a 36F and I feel supported and secure in this suit. The coverage of this suit is great!
answered 3 years ago
By
christie2137
 - Denver, CO
answer 5
i am a 38DD and the L fits me very well... good coverage but not TOO modest ;)
answered 3 years ago
By
50suit
answer 6
It will fit a 38C :^)
answered 3 years ago
By
CathyJamz
 - St. Louis, MO
answer 7
Absolutely. I am 32 DDD fits my bust great!
answered 3 years ago
By
Bonnylady
 - Dallas, TX
answer 8
I am a 36D and it fits me great and has a surprisingly great amout of support!
answered 3 years ago
By
Mowen716
 - Kansas
answer 9
Yes. I returned it because the bust was way too big on me and I'm a 34C.
answered 3 years ago
By
usafmommyjrs
 - Panama City, Fl
answer 10
I think that it would. I am a 40DD and it fits just fine. It's not to loose but there is room if needed. I ordered the XL 16/18. I normally wear a size 18.
answered 3 years ago
By
Lovehim08
 - Ohio
answer 11
I wear a 38 D and this suit in Medium was fine.
I usually wear a size 12 in Speedo suits.
answered 3 years ago
By
Lawlergirl
 - Chicagol, IL
Question

What is the number sizing of the sizing options?

My swimsuits are usually an 8/10, but this says to buy a size up because of the cut.
asked 3 years, 2 months ago
By
TabH
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
It's snug but it is supposed to be to hold you in and look flattering. I wear a 12-14 and got a Large and it fits me..snug, but not tight. When it is wet I do have to do a little wrangling back up though.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
Motherof2girlygirls
 - maryville, tn
answer 2
I would go with the size it suggests. I bought the size I measured up best with and almost went with a bigger size because it was more snug than I had expected. Also, it squeezes you pretty good when you put it on but don't get discouraged, once you get it over your hips it fits great!
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
Sassy273
answer 3
I bought an XL last year and the tag said "XL 16/18". I wear a 16 in jeans and it fit perfectly. From that logic, I would suggest a Medium.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
vivaretro
 - Jasper, GA
answer 4
Hey TabH. I'm a size 10 and bought the Large size and it fits wonderfully.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
tnnatb
answer 5
These run really small. I typically wear a 2-4 (5' 8" 140 lbs) BUT The small (4-6) was too short for me and too small in the bust, so I had to size up like most other reviews said. I chose the Medium (8-10) and it fits fine. I would recommend probably getting the large or XL for you if you typically wear an 8/10 as these run so small. ;)
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
Honeybee1983
 - PACNW
answer 6
I wear a 10/12 and bought large in red. perfect fit.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
momi2rissydolly
 - Houston, TX
answer 7
I feel that because this is a slimming bathing suit it is supposed to be a little snug. But if you don't like the tight feel and don't mind it being a little loose in the behind, you should go up a size. I went up a size and regretted it. It was too saggy in the butt for me. Other than that it is a fabulous bathing suit!
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
Tucksmum18
 - VA
answer 8
I think the fit is pretty much right on I wouldn't order a size larger
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
laneysweet
 - Michigan
answer 9
I would base it off of your bust - I'm typically a 4-6 and ordered the medium - the small fit me everywhere except it was a little uncomfortable around my bust.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
littlelou87
answer 10
I am normally a size 16 (1x), but I listened to the reviews and bought a 18 (2x) I just got this today, so I have not yet worn it in the water, but man was it ever tight on. It took what felt like 5 mins just to get it on. I am now wishing I had gone up two sizes. The leg openings are smaller than I was expecting. However, this is a very slimming suit, and I love it.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
Love2beRich
 - Clarksville, TN
answer 11
I wear a 12 and I believe the large is made 12/14. I bought the large and for me it fits perfectly, anything bigger would have been WAY to big. I would try going true to size first.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
champignonmignon1
Question

I don't know what Size I should get?

..Or if they even have my size. I wear a size 16-18 in pants and a 40D in Bras, so it's pretty obvious that I am not a skinny mini. I am thinking an XL? If they had it I'd get a 2XL just to be safe but I have been looking for a bathing suit that is make like this that isn't going to break my bank and this is the only one. I don't go to the beach often so what's the point in buying a $90 suit If I am only gonna use it 5 times Max every year? It's been 7 years since I bought a suit, I was still a size 16 in pants, but a size 30C? In bra and I had bought a size 9 which was a little big on me. Any help would be appreciated! Thanks!
asked 2 years, 10 months ago
By
DaniDoodles
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
The XL will fit you perfectly. I'm roughly the same size and it looks amazing on. It hides all the flaws and is super-sexy in a classic pin-up girl way. You're going to look awesome!!!
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
sarahshopssmart
 - Austin, TX
answer 2
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Suddenly-Slim-by-Catalina-Women-s-Plus-Size-Shirred-One-Piece-Swimsuit/19226174
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
Fishy101
 - Santa Fe Springs California
answer 3
I also am a 16 but a 42DD. I bought a size 16 and It's been years since I put a swimsuit on. It fit me fine but if you're planning on going in the water, I would suggest getting a sz 14. It will stretch a bit.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
AgeAppropriate
 - Dravosburg, PA
answer 4
I am roughly the same size. I bought the XL online and it fits. I wear a 16 in pants and it is slightly loose. I think the XL would fit fine. If it doesn't, you can return it to any walmart store with the receipt you get with shipping!
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
Lissamel84
 - Colorado
answer 5
I ordered a large and it says size 12-14 so I would go with the extra large:)
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
LeighAnne79
 - Texas
answer 6
I'm the same size as you but bigger in the chest and a XL fit me perfect. I think you would be good in an XL.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
lilmizsunshine83
 - atlanta, ga
answer 7
Sounds like the XL would work for you. I got that one first as most suits run small on me.... this one did not. I reordered the L and almost got it perfect. The top seems larger, but the rest fits to a 'T'.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
shugharz
 - Boise
answer 8
I'm a 40DD and wear a size 16 pants, so I'd say the XL would be perfect. They don't make a 2XL in this suit, anyway. Definitely go for it!
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
GrlDisappearing
 - Buffalo, NY
answer 9
if you want it to suck you in more the XL if you like a little wiggle room a 2X will do just fine!
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
angelam90
 - Albuquerque
answer 10
Hi there,

Get the XL, you can always exchanged. You wont get tired of wearing this bathing suit. The material will last forever, trust me $33 dollars is better than $90 ;-)

Good luck with your decision.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
Nazario5
 - New jersey
answer 11
I'm a 16/18 (edging more on the 18 lately) and a 38 DDD and I ordered an XL. It's a tad bit snug but definitely not so tight that it detracts from the suit. It really depends on how you like your suit to fit. If you want more wiggle room I'd look at the plus-sized version, but otherwise I love the look and feel of the XL on me.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
Sapphire1166
 - Raleigh, NC
Question

What size for me?

I am only 5'1, and I wear a size 4 short in bottoms. But..I have a size 38D bust. What size would work best for me? :)
asked 2 years, 10 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
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answer 1
I wear a size 6 in shorts and ordered the small, and I think had I ordered the medium, it would have been to loose in the legs and would ride up. However I am not quite that large in the bust, but the bust area of the suit has the most stretch I think, compared to the stomach and leg areas. You can always order small and medium and return to store whichever does not fit...
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
jhw1025
answer 2
You will definitely need the small, and that may be too big for the bottom
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
chamms
 - Burlington, VT
answer 3
I'd say small. I am 5'7, 130, size 4, 32ddd, and got a small. Although the suit inst very supportive, I don't feel like I am going to fall out either. I do wish the suit ran a tad bit more in length, but its not a big deal...so since you are shorter but we are the same size pants I'd suggest the small.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
LydiaRose
answer 4
I also wear a 4 and purchased the Small. The top part was a little large for me (I am a 36B) and I had to add cups to mine. So it should fit you.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
KLouS
 - Chatham, IL
answer 5
I am a size 4, 5'5, 36B, "S" fit perfect on top but too tight on bottom ( I have fat leg). I tried "M" it fit well for the top and ok for bottom but just a little loose. feel more comfortable on "M".
hope it helps.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
mybabysmomy
 - Columbus IN
answer 6
I have the L, I am a 36DD and it fits well, I'm a 5 on shorts and it fits loose though...
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
IBchick
answer 7
The small should fit you fine. The bust allows for plenty of room for larger busts, but also has padding for smaller busts. Also, the halter ties at the neckline so you can adjust to make the bust cover as much as you need it to.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
Lissamel84
 - Colorado
answer 8
I'm 5'6", weigh 120 lbs., and have size 36B bust with size 4-6 pants size, and I got a medium which is slightly loose and a small which fits me a lot better. Hope this helps you decide.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
DMC57
 - Herndon, VA
answer 9
I'm 5'2", a size 4 and a 36d. I bought a small and it fit perfectly. Hope this helps!
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
SoCalQt
 - Inland Empire, CA
answer 10
I would go to the store and try it on. It is a pretty tight fit so maybe a medium?! I am not so busty(C-cup) (but there could be some room for bust)but a size 8-10. I bought a medium but in saying that... If I wore a size 4 and had a 38D bust I would be rocking a bikini. ;)
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
Keller2004
 - Douglasville, GA
answer 11
I am 4'10, size 4, and 34DD, I too have the same problem you do. I say go Size Medium. Its ok for the bottom to be on the looser side and truth is, there will never be a size that will really fit OUR size bust at a SMALL but put it in a MEDIUM and it should be fine! I LOVE Walmart's bathing suits of ALL other places!!!!! Get ONE before they are all sold out!!!!
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
Mylisa3
 - Charlotte, NC
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, 5 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 2 years 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, 1 month 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, 1 month 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, 1 month ago
By
MammyErc
answer 5
I think it comes in a 10-12.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
Xtaximom
answer 6
The tag on the medium said size 8-10. I found it true to size.
answered 2 years, 2 months 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, 2 months ago
By
bestsuitever
answer 8
medium. this suit is true to size and has enough coverage up top.
answered 2 years, 2 months 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, 4 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, 5 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, 5 months ago
By
VintageBe
Question

what does the back and bottom look like?

the suit looks really cute but only see the top front not the back and is iit one piece it looks like only a top can't see the panty part in pic or how the back is cut..
asked 3 years, 2 months ago
By
MaggieNina
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
The back is very plain and not ruffled like in the front. It is cut just like a regular suit except that I think it is a little lower. It covers all the back cheek and the sides on the hips are a lower cut. the front has a regular suit fit also and has like a little piece (skirt almost) that comes down just below the bottom of the suit.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
gotmoxie1
answer 2
The back is high enough that the line begins right where a bra would clasp. The panty part is retro, so its like having a long tank on, it slightly covers the hips (google 1950's swimsuits).
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
njtwentysomething
 - NJ
answer 3
It is a one piece with a very plain cut in back. It falls about right under my shoulder blades. At the bottom, it's cut just like a full-coverage bikini bottom. It fits similar to a pair of briefs with elastic leg openings. In the front, the ruching over the tummy is actually an extra flap of fabric overtop the control panel. It falls over the crotch area about halfway down. As an added note, the halter straps are plenty long even after being tied in back.(they were not visible in the pic)
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
Nanners229
answer 4
The back is just like a halter top and cuts straight across the back just under the shoulder blades. The bottom also cuts straight across just under the seat. I love it!
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
DRWSanDiego
 - San Diego
answer 5
It is a one piece. The shirring on the front covers the front part of the panty. The back is cut in more of a boy short look.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
combatactionbarbie
 - Newport News, VA
answer 6
The back has no ruching and a seem down the middle. The only thing I didn't like about the back is that the elastic around the legs is a bit odd and the seem puckers a bit on my bottom but it will also stretch a little.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
Sassy273
answer 7
It's cut almost like boy shorts in the front and back, but a little higher. You honestly see what you get in the front though- the front part of the suit covers the tops of your thighs.

In the back, it's just one solid piece and the butt is completely covered, like I said, kind of like boy shorts.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
VarsityQuidditch
 - Boston, MA
answer 8
There is no shirring in the back - it is just smooth fabric. The bottom of the suit almost looks like boy shorts so if you're looking for a higher cut bottom, you may not want this particular suit. It is definitely a very retro, 50's inspired suit.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
Jane2427
answer 9
one piece. straight across in back. almost a boy cut leg line. think retro.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
momi2rissydolly
 - Houston, TX
answer 10
Hi..They do have a picture of back too. Its not a top. Its a complete one piece swim suit. The fitting and quality is good. Panty is attached in that one piece. Without thinking order it you won't regret as I am enjoying it.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
Indiangurl
 - Linden, NJ
answer 11
it is a one piece. the back is not too low and is straight across....panty part are nicely cut and not cut high
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
laneysweet
 - Michigan
Question

Is there any under-wiring in this suit?

asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
SABR1NAFair
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
Answers
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, 10 months ago
By
Chowmein
answer 2
No there's not. But, the cups are padded.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
JLTyler
answer 3
No there is not.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
NotForSale88
answer 4
There is no underwire. The ""bra" part has those tan sewn in cups.
answered 1 year, 11 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, 11 months ago
By
MyWordsofLove
answer 6
there is no underwire on this suit
answered 1 year, 11 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, 11 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, 11 months ago
By
WannabeBettyGrable
answer 9
No
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Candlegal
answer 10
its no under-wiring in it
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
RikkiF
answer 11
No and you should not need it. The halter is completely adjustable.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
FtLauderdaleByTheSea
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, 1 month ago
By
Sam429
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Definitely get the medium!
answered 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago
By
Delilahluvs
answer 4
I would go with the Large. I hope you like it!
answered 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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, 1 month 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, 1 month ago
By
JezSD
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, 9 months ago
By
BriDM
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
Answers
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, 8 months ago
By
CALIMIMI
answer 2
I have similar measurements and am happy with a medium
answered 1 year, 8 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, 8 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, 9 months ago
By
DancingMamaG
answer 5
Thank you guys for all the answers.I ordered the medium and it fits great!
answered 1 year, 9 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, 9 months ago
By
Omahabubbe
answer 7
I'd go with a large. It stretches.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
DD83Vegas
answer 8
M!
answered 1 year, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 months ago
By
myboys72
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 2 years, 1 month ago
By
tcpokie
on Catalina Suddenly Slim Women's Shirred Halter Swimsuit
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
if you got the small, you got the right size!
answered 1 year, 11 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, 11 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, 11 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago
By
Gingerruss
answer 8
you will love it!!! It really slims your tummy and believe me I need that!
answered 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago
By
campinggrammy
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