Premiere Swimwear, Inc.
Prices: $10 and up
Ladies and teens simply need to log onto their computers to visit Premiere Swimwear, an online swimsuit shop based out of Bellaire, Texas, to find the perfect swimsuit for their body shape. Whether you are going for a conservative look or a suit that will capture everyone’s attention on the beach, Premiere Swimwear will have options for you. The online store offers bikinis, one-piece suits, and swimsuit separates, all starting at $10. They also specialize in providing quality swimwear for beauty pageant contestants.
La Mode Swim
2013C West Gray
Houston, TX 77019
Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
If you are looking for a luxury experience and are willing to splurge on designer swimsuits, then La Mode Swim is your destination. Located in the River Oaks area of Houston, this boutique boasts of top swimsuit designers and quality service. Find designers like Dolce & Gabbana, Badgley Mishka, Jean Paul Gaultier and L Space. La Mode Swim also offers alterations for a great fitting swimsuit. You’ll feel like you just stepped off a runway in Paris.
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Texas Swim Shop
10429B S. Post Oak Rd
Houston, TX 77035
Hours: Mon to Fri – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sat – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m
Prices: $39.95 and up
Swimming lessons in the summertime are a rite of passage for Houston teens, and they can find the right gear at Texas Swim Shop. Swimmers will find suits from Nike, Speedo Dolfin, practice suits for both males and females and accessories like goggles, caps and gear bags. The store has a great selection of ladies swimwear for swim practice, as well as plenty of accessories. Texas Swim Shop also sells professional swimwear for the serious water enthusiast.
5228 Hwy 6 N
Houston, TX 77084
Hours: See website for seasonal hours
Prices: $45.00 and up
With several Houston-area locations, A-Gleam Swimwear is certain to have a location near you. The company has been serving swimmers for over 30 years and sells swimsuits for all occasions. The store offers a range of sizes and designers, including women’s plus-size swim suits from Speedo. Swim suits come in a variety of prints and styles, so you rest assured this won’t be a wasted trip.
Swim Shops of the Southwest
5010-M Louetta Road
Spring, TX 77379
Hours: Mon to Fri – 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sat – 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Prices: $32.00 and up
Stop by one of the many locations of Swim Shops of the Southwest to find the bathing suit you are looking for. This store offers lycra, polyester, fitness, and lifeguard suits for women. They also sell two-piece suits for ladies. Don’t want to bare too much at the pool? No problem. Swim Shops of the Southwest offers more conservative suits for women who might want to take a water fitness class or participate in swimming lessons with the kids.
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Amber E. Wilson is an educator, writer, and entrepreneur who lives in Houston, Texas. She has earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Masters of Business Administration degree. She is also the founder and Executive Director of a nonprofit home high school that helps teens earn their diploma. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.