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Top Swimwear Shops In Connecticut

April 24, 2012 6:00 AM

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Summer means warmth, sunshine and swimsuits. Although New England is famous for its winters, you can take comfort in the fact that you can find your beach bliss at some of the best swimsuit shops in Connecticut. No matter your shape or size, it’s important to find a store where you feel comfortable, so whether it’s Greenwich or Fairfield, chances are you’ll be able to find a suit you love. Toss that winter jacket and lather up.
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Togs
66 Elm St.
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 972-2871
www.togsct.com

Hours: Mon to Sat- 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sun- noon to 5 p.m.

Prepare to be a beach bombshell after stepping out of this small boutique. Togs offers a range of fashion from dresses to t-shirts to swimsuits. This New Canaan shop has provided women super flattering suits at this Elm Street location since 1990 and offers high-end designers such as Ella Moss and Tori Burch. The friendly staff is always available to help you find just the right suit.

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South Beach Swimsuits
12 Cody St.
West Hartford, CT 06110
(860) 953-0038
www.southbeachswimsuits.com

Hours:  Mon to Fri- 9 a.m. to  5 p.m.

If you’re looking for hassle-free swimsuit shopping then South Beach Swimsuits might be the store for you. Founded in 2004, South Beach Swimsuits is a family-owned shop that showcases everything from sexy swimsuits to elegant cruise-wear to barely there bikinis. Add some South Beach flare to your swimsuit wardrobe with high end suits from designers such as Badgley Mischka, Becca and Betsey Johnson. Busy beach-goers can also shop the online store where they’ll be happy to assist you as if you had an in-store personal appointment.

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Tahiti Street
84 Greenwich Ave.
Greenwich, CT 06830
(203) 622-1878
www.tahitistreet.com

Hours: Mon to Sat- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Seasonal Sun- 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

To find a suit that suits you, head to Tahiti Street. Tahiti Street first opened 22 years ago in Greenwich and began one of the first online swimsuit stores in 2001, offering swimwear by Eres, Ralph Lauren, Manuel Canovas and Karla Colletto. Tahiti Street, which is the creation of designer Andrea Bisordi, has fashioned a loyal customer base by providing excellent customer service, a knowledgeable staff and stylish collections. As soon as you enter the store, you’ll notice tropical tunes playing before coming to find a large selection of cover-ups, sundresses, casual sportswear and resort accessories to prepare you for your vacation or that day at the beach.

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Swim ‘N Surf of Fairfield
43 Unquowa Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 292-6351
www.swimnsurfshop.com

Hours: Mon to Fri- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Just minutes from the beach in downtown Fairfield, this swimsuit boutique offers fashion and competition swimwear, clothing and accessories year round. You’ll find all of the latest styles and trends from Nautica, Shoshanna, Quicksilver and more; and the store specializes in swim team outfitting. Swim ‘N Surf of Fairfield suits up 40 swim teams in the New York and Connecticut area, providing personalized swim team suits, banners and caps and they’d be happy to assist your team in designing their own. Custom order items and mix and match sizes are always available to clients to get you ready for that tropical vacation.

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Everything But Water
500 South Rd # C125
Farmington, CT
(860) 561-3023
www.everythingbutwater.com

Hours: Mon to Sat- 10 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Sun 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The name says it all. Everything But Water has everything to get you ready for your getaway from cover-ups to sundresses to jewelry to that must-have suit, located conveniently at Westfarms Mall. Choose from designer swimwear from Michael Kors, Tommy Bahama and Becca and make swimsuit shopping a luxurious me moment. Their fit experts will help you zero in on that perfect look and you can also visit their online store, renowned for its wide selection of top swim fashions shipped free of charge.

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Tina’s Fine Lingerie
394 Main St.
Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 704-0435
www.tinasfinelingerie.com

Hours: Mon to Fri- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This small boutique located in the downtown business district of Middletown offers a large selection of swimsuits year-round. Shop figure flattering tankinis, one piece swimsuits, bikinis and bottoms from designers such as Endless Sun, Jantzen swimwear, Venus swimwear, and more. You can also buy in a discrete way at their online store. One step into Tina’s Fine Lingerie and you’ll be ready to hit the beach.

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Lori Calabrese is an independent writing and editing professional from Connecticut. After obtaining a bachelors degree in Communications from St. Johns University in Queens, New York, Lori worked in television for Lifetime, and the New York Mets. She later went on to become a managing producer at World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. where she wrote scripts for TV shows and DVDs and traveled extensively for ten years. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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