Best Stores For Swimsuits In OC

May 13, 2014 5:00 AM

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Spring is officially here and summer is right around the corner. It’s time to ditch those sweaters and replace them with summer threads like a swimsuit. Whether you prefer to surf the waves at the beach or chill out pool side, finding the right swimsuit is a must this season. Orange County is loaded with swim shops that offer a variety of swimwear styles. From a monokini to a one-piece swimsuit, here are the best stores for swimsuits in Orange County.
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(credit: BeachCandy)


BeachCandy
2824 E. Pacific Coast Highway
Corona Del Mar, CA 92625
(949) 640-0988
www.beachcandyswimwear.com

Sizzle up the shores this summer with swimsuits from BeachCandy. Corona Del Mar’s favorite swim shop carries many beach wear designs including one-piece swimsuits, bikinis, tankinis, monokinis and more. If none of the aforementioned styles tickle your fancy, you can opt to have your very own custom made swimsuit designed by the store’s owner Brit B. To complement your beach attire, the shop also offers select beach accessories including cover-ups, sarongs, handbags, Swarvoski-encrusted sandals, jewelry and more.

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(credit: Chynnadolls)


Chynna Dolls
3016 W. Lincoln Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92801
(714) 826-2008
www.chynnadolls.com

Chynna Dolls offers a vast selection of swimwear fit for a California beach babe. Located in Anaheim, Chynna Dolls has plenty of swimsuit styles to choose from. From a mix-and-match two-piece set in all colors to crochet and embellished bikinis, you’ll find a style you like. Despite the full range of looks, the shop doesn’t suffer the quantity versus quality syndrome. Many of the swimsuits are of good quality and are designated sexy swimwear so make sure you shop with confidence when heading to this trendy boutique.

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(credit: Swimspot)


SwimSpot
209 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 720-0500
www.swimspot.com

A nicely lined boutique featuring an eclectic mix of modern swimwear, unique designs and beachwear essentials, SwimSpot is a secure spot in Newport Beach for those looking for affordable swimwear pieces. You’ll find scores of swimwear apparel; the swimsuit to accessory and apparel ration is pretty good. There are also maxi dresses, caftans, surf shirts, accessories and swimwear for girls. Fit Specialists are on hand to help you find the perfect swimsuit.

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(credit: Molly Brown’s)


Molly Brown’s
2116 Newport Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 673-9004
www.mollybrownsswimwear.com

For an extensive inventory of swimwear looks ranging from designer brands to moderately priced swimwear lines, Molly Brown’s is one of the more highly recognizable swim shops in all of Orange County. At this Newport Beach boutique, you can’t miss the bikini-clad mannequins in some of today’s hottest swimwear styles including fringe bandeau tops and chain-linked monokins. Molly Brown’s is among the few brick and mortar swim-based shops in Orange County to carry high-end designer labels such as Trina Turk, Mara Hoffman, Nanette Lepore and Meliss Odabash.

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Competitive Aquatic Supply
3972 Barranca Parkway
Irvine, CA 92606
(949) 653-7665
www.casswimshop.com

Unlike most swimwear shops in Orange County, Competitive Aquatic Supply offers a full range of aquatic equipment and accessories. In addition to your standard swimsuits, the Irvine location offers everything water sports related from goggles to swim caps to technical suits. Some of the differing swimwear options include speedos, water polo tanks and briefs and wetsuits. The shop also carries a vast selection of swimwear for men.

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What are your favorite stores to get swimsuits in Orange County? Share in the comments below!

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Barbara Akowuah is a freelance journalist based in Southern California. As a fashion examiner who is privy to style, Barbara loves to write about fashion and how it relates to the Los Angeles scene. Barbara loves to dish out the latest trends, style tips, and inside scoop. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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