Top Spots To Buy Swimsuits In Philadelphia

July 10, 2015 3:04 PM

Swimsuit shopping is a real mixed bag for many women. It can be the source of night terrors but can also bring the more pleasant feelings of the upcoming vacation season. Whatever your situation, if you love the beach or pool, don’t prevent yourself from getting out there and enjoying it. The right combo of items can open your world to new possibilities whether you are a string bikini type or not. You can find the right cover-ups with dresses, tops and even waterproof shorts that will still keep you cool. Prices for bathing attire vary greatly, and whether you can afford to invest in the right swimwear that will last a long time or just this season, we got you covered.
Shirley & Company
23 Summit Square Center
Route 413 & Newtown Bypass
Langhorne, PA 19047
(215) 579-7005
www.shirleyandco.com

For the past 28 years this family owned business has made it their business to dress people for sun and fun.  Their mission is to make the “dreaded goal of shopping for a swimsuit pleasant and comfortable.”  You will have a large selection of over 50 designers to choose from including major labels such as Ralph Lauren, Lucky and Tommy Bahama as well as favorites like Body Glove and Magic suit. Shirley & Company sells resort wear alongside their swimsuits and has stores in 3 locations.

Cameo Water Wear
PO Box 30083
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 545-1330
www.cameowaterwear.com

Cameo Water Wear has been in business for over 65 years in the Philadelphia area and has expanded to eight locations in and around the city, including a store in Marlton N.J. and two down the shore; you won’t have to travel far to find the widest selection of bathing suits and swimwear for the whole family. They, of course, stock name brands such as Michael Kors, Juicy Couture, BCBG and Spanx. Bathing suits made with Spanx are a friend to those who need just a bit of encouragement or confidence.

Toad Hollow North
1590 Lancaster Ave.
Paoli, PA 19301
(610)640-0594
www.toadhollowathletics.com

Toad Hollow opened its doors in 1983 to sell products that are part of their family’s competitive swimming life. Big time water enthusiasts and swimmers the family sells not just swimsuits and swimwear but many aquatic supplies for hobbyists. This can be one stop shopping for the whole family as Toad Hollow carries both adult and children’s swimwear as well as towels and pool accessories.

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South Moon Under
1731 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215)563-2298
www.southmoonunder.com

South Moon Under is a trendy store in the heart of Rittenhouse Square, which can make the whole task of bathing suit shopping a bit more fun and less stressful. Here, you can find high end bathing suits for less, like $150 suits for about $80. The sales team is described as friendly and helpful and the atmosphere is fun and inviting. The store itself has an interesting layout with a downstairs men’s department. South Moon Under offers discounts and coupons so be sure to sign up to save an extra 15 to 20 percent off.

Out There Outfitters
123 N. Wayne Ave.
Wayne, PA. 19087
(610) 688-6383
www.outthereoutfitters.com

It would not be a complete selection of places to shop for swimwear if not mentioning Out There Outfitters. They are a local leader for a large variety of equipment and accessories for those who love the great outdoors. Here, you can find swimwear for the athletic type, including wetsuits. Customers love the beautiful shop and its quaint location on the Main Line, but they especially appreciate the customer service. Body types are as different as snowflakes and it can be a challenge to find the most suitable suit. Mixing and matching tops and bottoms sometimes of different styles and sizes is just the solution.

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Christina Dagnelli is a freelance writer in Philadelphia and the author of Little Squares with Colors: A Different way to look at autism. Her work on examiner can be found here Examiner.com.

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