5 Expert Tips From Jessica Gomes
One of our favourite publications GRAZIA have recently interviewed our ambassador Jessica Gomes in the search for the perfect swimsuit.
TIP 1: COMFORT IS EVERYTHING
“As much as I love the little teeny triangles I could wear when I was 17, these days I feel most sexy when I feel comfortable and held in. I want to be able to dive into the ocean at Bondi Beach feeling secure – not that I’m going to fall out of my top.”
TIP 2: DON’T FEAR THE CHANGEROOM
“Go and try things on and see what shape makes your body look its best. Then buy what makes you feel the best and totally comfortable. I know that feeling all too well when you’re like ‘this bikini was such a bad idea’. I think about what’s going to be the best for me to make me feel the most comfortable and confident.”
TIP 3: CONSIDER IT AN INVESTMENT
“I think it’s important to spend a little bit more to get a good quality, timeless swimsuit that fits really well. I speak to people who are like, ‘I’ve had my JETS swimsuit for 10 years because it’s such good quality’. The brand is known for its classic shapes. They really do that classic black and white swimsuit perfectly.
TIP 4: REMEMBER MORE IS MORE
“I think covering up a bit more is now sexy – and one-piece swimsuits are a big trend. I’ve always worn a one-piece on the catwalk for David Jones because I like covering my stomach sometimes. It’s not always following a trend or being in that little bikini. And covering up a little protects your skin as well. In this new collection, there’s this long-sleeved suit which looks like a wetsuit, but it’s not. You just zip it up, it protects you and looks amazing.
TIP 5: BUT DON’T RULE OUT BIKINIS
“My go-to swimsuit is either a really simple black bikini – JETS do one with full coverage that lifts your boobs up and has a thicker bottom – or I love the high-waisted with a bandeau with straps attached for extra support so I’m really held in.”
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Credit: Simon Lekias