Xtra Life® Lycra® Aquabelle Orchid Border Plus Size Cross Back Swimsuit
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Aquabelle 3.80
Xtra Life® Lycra® Aquabelle Orchid Border Plus Size Cross Back Swimsuit
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Style # 2970

  • Created with Aquabelle's exclusive Aquatex nylon fabric made with Extra Life® Lycra®. Aquatex swimsuits last 5-10 times longer in chlorinated environments. Aquatex retains color and shape, and provides high UV protection.
  • Aquaslim power mesh tummy control smooths and flattens while providing core support
  • Scoop neck
  • Engineered color blocking breaks up torso and visually slims waist
  • Cross Back
  • Aquaform anti-bounce soft molded cup bra with plush empire band provides complete bust support
  • Sizes 18-34 fit up to a D/DD cup
  • Sizes 8-16 fit up to a C/D cup.
  • One piece fits true to size
  • 82% Nylon / 18% Extra Life® Lycra®
  • Hand wash.
  • Flat dry.
  • After every use, the garment must be hand washed. Harmful elements such as suntan lotions, salt, chlorine, and body perspiration can cause discoloration and spandex breakdown. Since laundry detergents are too harsh on the spandex and the color, use mild hand soap made without added moisturizers. Do not wring the swimsuit to remove excess water. Lay it flat on a towel and roll the towel up and squeeze gently. Remove it from the towel and lay it flat to dry. Do not hang it to dry as that will stretch out the fibers in the fabric. Avoid using washers and dryers as damage can occur due to agitation and excessive heat. It is also important to let your suit "rest" between uses. This allows the spandex to bounce back (called recovery) to its original size and maintain its fit longer. If you wear a suit without letting it recover, it will lose its shape and fit more quickly. It's recommended to let the suit rest for 24-36 hours between uses. Always remove excess moisture with a towel and lay flat to dry indoors or in the shade. Also note, direct sunlight will fade your suit. It is always a great idea to have more than one suit.

Aquabelle is our exclusive chlorine-resistant swimwear collection engineered for high performance at every curve. Sporty yet feminine, the entire range is constructed with our AquaSculpt design fit system—ensuring full tummy and bust support. The anti-bounce Aquaform bra with fast-drying, lightweight cups and plush elastic shapes without sacrificing comfort. Aquaslim power mesh is strategically sewn into all the one-piece suits for a flattering middle. In fact, it’s been proven to cinch the waist by 1 ¾”. The superior quality helped Aquabelle earn the coveted Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval, meaning these durable suits (some made with Xtra Life Lycra) have been third-party tested by the long-trusted authority for colorfastness, fabric abrasion, UV protection, and chlorine resistance. Go ahead, dive in!

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Pretty and Functional for Aqua Aerobics
Christine M on Aug 21, 2014
I have ordered this suit twice already but need smaller sizes :) love it so much.
Judy P on Aug 19, 2014
sporty not frumpy, at age 72 I still want to look athletic with the highcut back and without the extreme leg cut. I swim laps occasionally but like to hang out with the grandkids and look realitivly cool!
Judith J on Aug 19, 2014
Because I needed a chlorine resistant swimsuit as I swim most days. Also, the availability of larger size swimsuit that also look fashionable
Gayle B on Aug 17, 2014
Liked the first suit I purchased & wanted another one, but in a little different color. I really like the way the suit fits. Great for use in my swim spa, swim current. The high neck allows for the water to skim over me & not pull the top down.
Gail W on Aug 17, 2014
One of the only plus size cross back suits I have ever seen.
Tracy L on Aug 15, 2014
popping color border, high neck, chlorine resistant,
Tynia B on Aug 13, 2014
I wanted a chlorine resistance one piece swimsuit and this waa half price
Maggie B on Aug 13, 2014
Great style, full coverage while exercising in poole
reffinia k on Aug 13, 2014
I do aqua aerobics and have worn out my last swimmers. These look like my old ones
YVONNE S on Aug 12, 2014
water aerobics
Jean O on Aug 12, 2014
Durability for water aerobics class
Mary T on Aug 11, 2014
For work
Christine S on Aug 8, 2014
It's slimming and holds in your stomach very well. I will wear shorts over it, but I don't have to worry about the swimsuit riding up.
Dana B on Aug 7, 2014
water aerobics
Linda D on Aug 1, 2014
high neck
Heather F on Jul 26, 2014
Because I like to swim laps. However, why in the world are there no options for girls who don't want soft cup bras, molded bras or underwire? They are uncomfortable when you're trying to work out and move your arms over your head, etc. And trying to get in and out of the suit is painful and problematic.
Christine B on Jul 26, 2014
replacing one that I've worn out -- love this suit!
B E on Jul 22, 2014
I swim 5-7 mornings a week. The fit and style are good for both lap swimming and water aerobics. I am disappointed in how quickly the color fades and the elastic breaks down from chlorine, but it is somewhat better than others I have found to date. I sam just resigned to buying a new suit every couple of months...
Rosanna C on Jul 21, 2014
I've ordered this suit in 2 previous sizes for swimming laps and doing aqua aerobics. The suit fits very well for water exercise. No need to worry about chest falling out etc. As I've lost weight I've gone down in sizes and continue to order this suit in lower sizes as I LOVE it for my water work outs.
Barbara E on Jul 19, 2014
bought many many bathing suits from your company, and I get many complaments
Miriam F on Jul 17, 2014
colors & style
Yvonne H on Jul 14, 2014
racer back & high neck & chlorine resistant
Jeannene G on Jul 11, 2014
I like that it is feminine, will help my round shape look less curvy and that it will be great for my endurance swims (holding shape).
Jane Ellen F on Jul 10, 2014
the cross back style is great for lap swimming, leaves your arms and shoulder open for better range of motion. The mid height neckline helps keep the check area contained during water aerobics.
MaryKay R on Jul 8, 2014
chlorine resistant. Work out wear for highly chlorinated public pool.
Freda Lindene J on Jul 8, 2014
It has good coverage, it looks like it has good support and I like the pink and black.
Ruth M on Jul 5, 2014
I wanted to try to see how the aquabelle keep there color
rachel l on Jul 5, 2014
Psyche C on Jul 4, 2014
I like the style, I don't like busy patterns and the fit is great and I use it weekly in a clorine pool, so far it looks great. Also, all the swimwear I have purchased has been an excellent choice and great prices!!
Mary Lou M on Jul 2, 2014
I chose this suit because it was plain and simple in the front with a single contrasting color for a slimming look. It also had a crisscross back for stability. I do not like the flowered suits, nor suits with skirts. I also do not like the suits that connect at the top.
S H on Jul 2, 2014
chlorine resistant
Karen M on Jul 2, 2014
high neck for lap swimming
D E on Jul 1, 2014
This one I like but cannot wear because the swimsuit was not sewn correctly. Large piece of fabric not in seam.
G E on Jul 1, 2014
I like swimming laps
Megan S on Jun 30, 2014
Price and style
Carol H on Jun 28, 2014
Like high neckline for bust support
Geraldine J on Jun 26, 2014
Cross back, for swimming and aqua aerobics, the back design is my main priority.
Suzanne H on Jun 24, 2014
liked the first one
Ethel J on Jun 22, 2014
Criss cross back
Nancy C on Jun 20, 2014
I like the shape and color of the suit
Louise R on Jun 20, 2014
This is a new suit for me, but in the past this brand and style has been perfect for aquatics. I wear the board shorts over this.
L O on Jun 20, 2014
liked the style
R O on Jun 19, 2014
Looks perfect for doing water aerobics - high top and cross back for less bounce and exposure, plus chlorine resistant for frequent classes.
Roberta G on Jun 19, 2014
I like a one piece with coverage.
Linda H on Jun 19, 2014
love the style
cindy n on Jun 19, 2014
I picked this item, because it looked appropriate for me for a water aerobics class.
Gloria D on Jun 18, 2014
I bought it in blue and loved so thought I'd add a pink as well!
Emily L on Jun 18, 2014
Starting to swim for exercise and I need more of a fitness suit.
K E on Jun 17, 2014
I do water aerobics. I was attracted to the chlorine resistance as well as the cross-back straps.
Nancy K on Jun 16, 2014
Flattering fit + bust support & coverage for lap swimming
Amy H on Jun 14, 2014
Chlorine resistant
Lynette W on Jun 11, 2014
My size, looks great!
Kim H on Jun 11, 2014
Looks like it would be supportive
CHRISTINA M on Jun 11, 2014
I am looking for a swimsuit for lap swimming at the pool while training for a triathlon. I currently have a top with cross back straps and I'm hoping this will have a sleeker fit.
Lea S on Jun 8, 2014
I have lost close to 50 lbs. since my first purchase at Swimsuitsforall, so I needed a new swimsuit to match my new size. I went from a size 16 to a size 10 in one year!!! I also like the minimizing look of this particular suit!
Paula T on Jun 7, 2014
I chose this for swim workouts at my gym.
Lauren S on Jun 6, 2014
Aqua Therapy
Gail G on Jun 5, 2014
I chose this suit because I like the overall look of the swimsuit. In addition, the crisscross straps will definitely not slip off while lap swimming.
Latricia G on Jun 4, 2014
coverage, can be paired with black bike shorts so can actually swim strenuously in it
Diana F on Jun 3, 2014
liked the look of it and the price was good
R E on Jun 3, 2014
good fit
Lisa B on May 29, 2014
Because I thought it looked functional for lane swimming and comfortable, I also liked the black with pink colours.
K L on Apr 27, 2014
Said it would fit a D/DD bust and was chlorine resistant.
B E on Apr 24, 2014
Nice suit I am large busted and works well for water aerobics.
D E on Apr 17, 2014
style and durability
Darlene B on Apr 17, 2014
Looks and water Aerobics
Debra D on Apr 12, 2014
Is this suit good for a long (67") torso?
· Add Your Answer · Votes 0 0 · L L on Apr 11, 2014
A 67 inch torso would be a size 16 in this item.
Swim TeamStaff on Apr 18, 2014
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