In the land of surf and sand, the swimsuit is king, so of course there are a plethora of boutiques and beach shops vying for customer’s attention. Swimsuits now come in plus sizes, custom sizes, and even cater to those who have just undergone surgery. Scroll down to find out which shop is right for you and if you need more swimsuit ideas, check out last year’s list, Top Stores for Swimsuits In South Florida.

The Orchid Boutique
1444 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 313
Miami, FL 33132
(877) 288-9564
www.theorchidboutique.comThe Orchid Boutique is Miami’s one-stop swim shop for those looking to accentuate their beach body with the perfect cut. It carries designer tankinis, monokinis and two pieces and caters to hourglass figures as well as pear and diamond shapes. The designs are a combination of bold prints matched with daring cuts that hug a woman’s body in all the right places. The boutique even carries sizes for fuller busts and has a board shorts collection that will make any man look like a stud. Prices are $100 and up but if you catch an online sale, you might just snag the perfect swimsuit for less.

La Belle Rebelle
5900 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33140
(786) 333-5193
www.labellerebelle.comIf you’ve ever had fantasies of strutting on the sand like a ’50’s pinup, then La Belle Rebelle is for you. This Miami Beach boutique’s name says rocker but its style is all vintage. Retro chicks can find separates, high waisted bikinis, low rise bikinis, and playful one-pieces that reveal just enough. You can’t put a price tag on this kind of cool but if you did, it would be just over $100.

Nikki Beachhouse Boutique
3115 Commodore Plaza
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
(305) 376-7765
www.nikkibeachhouse.comMiami is known for high-end boutique shops, and in the exclusive Coconut Grove shopping district, the Nikki Beachhouse Boutique separates itself from the pack with understated prints and couture cuts. Its merchandise ranges from swimsuits and accessories to women’s apparel and designer duds. Shop brands like L*Space, Agua Pua and Tyler Rose but be prepared to pay a price that is no day at the beach. A bikini can range from $100 to over $200, so save yourself a few sand dollars and visit the website first to find sales on designer suits for around $50.

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Pango Pango
1909 E. Atlantic Blvd.
Pompano Beach, FL 33060
(954) 786-0255
www.pango-pangoswimwear.comAt Pango Pango in Pompano Beach, you can order a swimsuit and have it custom made to fit your body. These are handmade suits by local seamstresses in a company that has served the South Florida community for nearly 20 years. They created bikinis, monokinis, tankinis and more for plus sizes, bodybuilding competitions and a line of black suits for biker chicks. This is one South Florida shop where everyone is welcome.

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Paradise Vision
602 Duval St.
Key West, FL 33040
(305) 294-9036
www.facebook.comSummer is about fun and frolicking, but if you’re recovering from a mastectomy, swimsuit shopping can be daunting. Much like the plus size suits, designer cuts are either few and far in between or nonexistent. Celebrate your new body with trip to Paradise Vision. It’s a little designer boutique in the heart of Key West that carries standard suits, bikinis and mastectomy swimwear. So stop in today to see why this island style boutique was ranked second on USA Today’s list of 10 Best Swimwear Shops in Key West.

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