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5 Best Swimwear Shops In New York

June 13, 2012 6:00 AM

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Here’s where pool-loving guys and gals may snag the hottest stand-out looks, sure to turn heads from Manhattan Beach to Maui. From fashion-forward to fun and funky, the best swimshops in New York promise pool perfection every time.
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Pesca Boutique
244 E. 60th St.
New York, NY 10022
(212) 980-1901
pescaboutique.com

The expert sales staff at Pesca will turn that three-way mirror into your best friend. Trained to understand which body type goes with which swim suit, the Pesca pros know when you need shopping support or solo dressing-room time. Choose from Blu Moon’s fabulous tribal prints or Just-1’s collection of monokinis at around $95. Guys will look great in surf shorts from Sauvage Swimwear for $54. Pesca carries a complete line of beach cover-ups and accessories. For more fashion choices, around-the-corner sister-store Pesca Trend carries sportswear and dresses.

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 5 Best Swimwear Shops In New York

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Azaleas
223 E. 10th St.
New York, NY 10003
(212) 253-5484
shop.azaleasnyc.com

If you’re planning your honeymoon, this deceptively small East Village shop features a wide selection of simply beautiful lingerie and stunning, up-to-the-minute, fashion statement swimwear. At Azaleas the suits are equal parts sweet and sexy. Hippie-chick crocheted bikinis compete with bold-patterened one-piece suits for your attention, all at price points that let you buy both. From cover-ups to cocktail dresses, Azaleas is your one-stop-shop for that romantic getaway, with or without the proposal.

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Monif C.
325 W. 38th St.
New York, NY 10018
(212) 842-1641
monifc.com

For sexy babes sized 12 to 24, Monif C is more celebration than store. Fringed swimsuits come in a variety of colors from bright to black. Go bare in high-waisted animal print bikinis or one-piece, mesh-lace. Monif C carries a full collection of plus-sized fabulousness for women who know just how sultry they are, plus shoes and accessories that let you finish off the look in style.

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parke & ronen
176 Ninth Ave.
New York, NY 10011
(212) 989-4245
www.parkeandronen.com/

Favoring taste over fad, men’s store parke & ronen concentrates on creating unique looks and combining the latest in trends with refined elegance, lush fabrics and excellent fits. Find swimwear appropriate for any needs and body type here. A full-line of boticario de havana skin care products is also available, to make sure you look great from head to toe. From the 12-inch-long cabo short to the 2-inch barcelona, guests here have their pick, but beware of those tiny meridians, they have to be measured by the square inch.

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Jerrie Shop
7913 Jericho Turnpike
Woodbury, NY 11797
(516) 764-0454
thejerrieshop.com

It’s all about fit and contemporary fashion at Jerrie Shop. The understanding, professional Jerrie alterations team can help you choose between a variety of coordinating tops and bottoms. Also find cover-ups, capris and everything you need to look and feel beach-ready year round. From fabulous fringe to one-shouldered fantasies, bathing suits range from $60 to $190. No matter your body type, the suit of your dreams is waiting for you at two Long Island locations.

Corey Whelan is a freelance writer in New York. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.
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