Swimsuit Buyers Guide – Men’s Swimwear Styles


Perhaps you need a new swimsuit – check these suggestions out, whether you like the traditional ‘speedo’ variety, or the swim bike pants called ‘jammmers’. The only thing missing is the traditional men’s one piece swim suit, which is great for those guys who don’t have a 6 pack or have scars or burns on their abdomen. I can’t seem to find many men’s one piece swim suits, email me at lycraluva at gmail dot com if you do come across any. Thanks in advance LL.

ProSwimwear Blog

When it comes to buying a swimming costume there are many factors to consider. What will you be using your new swimsuit for? Will it be used once a day, once a week, or more like once a month? Do you need it for leisure swimming, training/fitness or racing? And then there’s the vast amount of different styles, colours and swimwear materials to choose from, it can all be a little overwhelming. But don’t fear, ProSwimwear is here to help explain the ins and outs of buying swimwear. These guides will help you figure out what sort of swimsuit to purchase for your needs.

jammers-leisureSo lets start with men’s swimwear. Nowadays men are not constricted to wearing traditional “Speedo” style swim briefs at the pool, there are many different swimwear styles to choose from that apply to a range of different purposes.

Swim Jammers are tightly fitting knee length swim…

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Green Neon Lycra Bikini Notions + Winner Announced!


Green Neon bikini’s are great. Thanks for the post and look forward to Neon pinks and yellows.

Chic Street Style

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Welcome to Chic Street Style’s annual “bikini week.” As summertime goes into full force, so does bikini season. I have always believed that fashion and glamour can translate into every aspect of your life – the beach is no exception. Kaftans, sarongs and bohemian jewelry seem to overtake my Steve Madden weekender bag.

I like to use this as a platform for fashion and as an advocate for body confidence, even in next to nothing. I will throw out this disclaimer: body-related harassment of any kind will not be tolerated. I truly believe that everyone should try to eat healthy, get those endorphin’s going on every once in a while and that confidence can overcompensate for anything that you may or may not feel so great about.

It happens to all of us. We look in the mirror. The self-criticism, nitpicking and self-depreciating comments begin to flow like the…

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Crazy Lycra – We Love You


Methow Ski Rodeo X-country free style. Mazama, Washington, USA. Both 1st and 2nd place medal winners are in this photo. 

Courtesy of  Vals Customised

Courtesy of  Vals Customised

 

This website has some crazy lycra prints, which will ensure you are seen.

They manufacture in crazy print lycra and or spandex:

  • Bike Pants
  • Leggings / Longs
  • Unitards
  • Tops

You see – there is no need for boring black lycra pants with these fun and colourful prints.

Bargain Seconds

The site, Vals customised is located in New York State and has bargain 2nds for $3.00.

You nominate your size and they will send you a mystery pair of bike shorts.

 

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The ‘Cheebra’ 

For more lycra shorts and leggings for adults and children visit their site here.

The Power of Women In Spandex


The Power of Women In Spandex– TPOWIS , is a great site for those that love to get some idea of what people can wear working out.

There is also a discussion board for those who enjoy wearing lycra and finding like mind lycra enthusiasts.

Next time you are thinking of creating an 1980 aerobics outfit, TPOWIS has lots of advertising and other scanned magazines of lycra exercise wear, unitards, vintage lycra leotards, vintage unitards, videos and other great lycra and spandex pictures.

The workout section has some great pictures of women working out in leotards, tights, unitards and a few other combinations. There are also a few pictures which feature male leotards and unitards, which were once a common place sight in the 1970’s and the 1980’s.

Check out The Power Of Women In Spandex site it’s worth a look.