The nice thing about a Winter that came by surprise is that there are still sales and discounts on Summer clothes in stores. If you're clever you can save money on a bikini for December for a few hundred less than it would go for come spring. After you buy it, make sure you use it to stay motivated to keep away from those winter comfort foods. It helps to set a goal of being confident on the beach....
Here are 5 stores to check out for your motivational swimsuit...
This is fast becoming one of the biggest online stores in the country. As such, they have something for everyone. They also stock bikinis from across South Africa and the globe to ensure they give us the top trends each season.
Donna is one of the country's biggest retailers specifically catering to plus size women. Their plus size swimwear is comfortable and stylish with special care taken to help support and compliment every figure.
Another mega online store to check out, as usual, is Zando. They stock a lot of local swimwear brands. You may remember a few top fashion bloggers all over the timeline in a few of the trending printed one piece swimwear that truly compliments everyone's figure.
If you don't have your dream body by September, though, don't worry! The whole point is to be happy and healthier. So stay strong and don't over do the hot chocolate - but if you do, be sure to get a high waisted bikini for your beach days then!
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