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Do you think Tankinis are "old lady swimsuits"?

My husband does, but I just don't like to worry about losing my top when swimming. He always wants me in some bikini.

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:37 AM on Jun. 5, 2010 in Beauty & Style

Answers (38)
  • No way. Not if you get a sexy one. Most grandmas I know will hardly wear a 1piece. I prefer tankinis myself, and I'm only 30.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:43 AM on Jun. 5, 2010

  • I have a road map on my belly i have had one child and two surgery on my belly hiding my belly is what I want to do. My hubby thinks they are great and so don't I . They aren't old lady swimsuits. Your hubby needs to step into fashion but hey your there so don't worry some men just like to see it all.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:44 AM on Jun. 5, 2010

  • Old lady suits are not two piece and they usually include a skirt. I say wear what you want in public and wear a bikini sometime just for him at home.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:49 AM on Jun. 5, 2010

  • I think I look better hiding my belly then showing it. I love tankini and I think ones with a skirt can hide butt celulite and if worn correctly (if under 200 pounds) can be cute.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:54 AM on Jun. 5, 2010

  • i have two cute swimsuits - one is a tank and boy shorts and another is a strapless cami and skirt. i feel more comfortable not having my ass cheeks hanging out when they're not in great smooth shape - what's sexy about that? if someone is comfortable with that, good for them, but not me.

    Answer by figaro8895 at 9:13 AM on Jun. 5, 2010

  • I can honestly say that I never seen an old lady in a tankini.


    Answer by lilysmom2607 at 9:30 AM on Jun. 5, 2010

  •  I think they are fine and modest for a mom.  Tankinis

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    Answer by Anonymous at 9:35 AM on Jun. 5, 2010

  • You can get some really sexy tankinis - some have no back at all, just a strap. And you can pair them with string bikini bottoms (which is usually what I do). So no, I don't think they are old lady swimsuits (although my husband prefers my string bottoms paired with my string tops too - men!)

    Answer by missanc at 9:38 AM on Jun. 5, 2010

  • I thought they were made for post baby bellies, not old ladies? Tell you hubby you will wear a string bikini when he wears sports a pair of speedos! LOL

    Answer by PotterMom218 at 9:54 AM on Jun. 5, 2010

  • The grammas I know wear bikinis and they look horrible. They're still living in the 1970's.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:56 AM on Jun. 5, 2010

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