Wearing a swimsuit can already be an unsettling experience for many women. Wearing a swimsuit post-mastectomy? Try quadroopling that self-consciousness. But, at Rethink, we see breast cancer survivors thrivers as beautiful, courageous, amazing women who deserve to enjoy their fun in the sun. Period. So here’s a few suggestions of mastectomy-friendly swimwear brands that can get you one step closer to your own Baywatch experience.


1

Hapari

Hapari Swimwear is a good one-stop shop for mastectomy-friendly swimwear and breast inserts (full or partial). All tankini and full-piece suits (and even some bikinis!) are designed with subtle breast pockets to fit Hapari’s “Illusions” silicone inserts and most prostheses.

*International shipping available

 

2

Nicola Jane

Founded in the UK, Nicola Jane pocketed swimsuits range in style (full, tankini, bikini), sizing (tall), type (chlorine resistant, tummy control), and designer options – encouraging women of all body types to feel comfortable in their own skin.

*International shipping available.

 

3

Amoena

Amoena‘s line of bilateral, pocketed swimwear offers a wide selection of swimsuits for those who are looking to cover it up and those wanting to show a little more skin.

*Visit their website to find a retailer near you

 

4

Anita

Anita pocketed swimsuits are designed with higher necklines and arm holes to provide scar tissue coverage and security for breast inserts and prostheses.

*Find a retailer near you

 

5

It Figures

It Figures! prides itself in providing comfortable, flattering post-mastectomy and body-shaping swimwear for women of all ages.

*Also available at Sears Canada

 

6

Land’s End

Land’s End wide selection of mastectomy-friendly swimwear provide sewn-in soft cups and prosthesis pockets (no underwire), as well as higher cut armholes and necklines for maximum comfort and security.

*International shipping available

 


Ultimately, do what makes you feel good! Whether that’s wearing prostheses, not wearing prostheses, showing your scars or covering them up.

You are strong. You are beautiful. And you deserve to feel…