Nothing ruins a summer day quite like a nip slip, losing your bikini bottoms in the ocean, or any other kind of swimsuit disaster. Luckily, these incidents don't have to be an inevitable part of summer fun. You just have to make sure you are prepared. From buying a suit that fits, to making sure you look your best, I asked several style experts what their best tips are for avoiding these potential problems.
How to prevent having a swimsuit disaster
Lo Bosworth’s Nip Slip: Has Wardrobe Malfunction In Bathing Suit – Hollywood Life
Oh, was Rihanna on a Hawaiian vacation? Anyhow, she was in Hawaii and she posted the Facebook pictures to prove it. We get it, she looks freaking banging in a bikini. Only problem: She accidentally posted one which exposed her nipple. Hey, it happens to the best of us sometimes. While embarrassing for her, it was the best birthday gift Gorby could have wished for. Sometimes nipples have a mind of their own and we just have to let them be free.
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Lately, Eva Longoria has proved she certainly has an, ahem, flashy sense of style when it comes to hitting red carpet events. Just this past Saturday, the former Desperate Housewives star showed off more skin than she intended to at the Cannes Film Festival, where she hiked up her Versace gown to avoid a puddle, and accidentally ended up revealing her lady parts to a swarm of photographers. A regrettable mistake, sure, but we can't help but think the brunette beauty should have a command of going commando by now—or have given it up completely! Yep, we've gotten to know all about Eva these past few months, with the star suffering a nip slip back in January at a Golden Globes afterparty in a plunging Emilio Pucci gown.
A British student holidaying in Ibiza recently made a serious sartorial slip-up, by wearing a one-shoulder swimsuit to a pool party upside down. Yes, not backwards but upside down, leading Lyndsey Brown — who only realised her error after contacting the swimsuit company — to wonder why her crotch was exposed. Accidental flashing aside, wardrobe malfunctions are far more common than you might think. From coffee to ketchup, beetroot to bolognese, the potential for spills is why white outfits continue to be a universal power move. For how to cope with them, think: brooch.