Layers Swimwear – Review & Giveaway

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layers swimsuit 2Summer is coming, that’s inevitable.  Layers Clothing definitely knows it.  I have been looking for a good swimsuit for the summer; something that will hold up, is comfortable, and has a great style.  I don’t exactly love my post baby body, namely my tiger claw tummy, and like to be more covered up.   Of course my beautiful boys are worth every stretch mark, but showing them to everyone, definitely out of the picture.  As I was browsing through Layers Clothing summer swim line, I was excited to see the hip trendy styles and was excited to try one out.

Pros: I mentioned that coverage is extremely important to me.  I’m 5’9″ and so most times a one piece is Layers Swimwearout of the question.  My torso is long and I have yet to find a one piece that I feel comfortable in.  I’m either pulling it up at the top, or pulling it out of my rear.  Just keeping it real. 🙂  So a two piece is a must for me, although I won’t go the bikini route now that I’ve had my boys.  I am now the proud owner of this fabulous tankini in style Marty.  Isn’t it adorable?  When I first put it on, I was pleasantly surprised, the length was exactly what I was hoping for.  It is nicely lined which makes me know that it will hold up. Because it is lined so well, I feel it actually helps hold in my tummy and gives a more flattering fit. It includes soft bra cups that you can remove, and they are the perfect amount of padding.  I hate when swimsuits don’t have some sort of padding, it makes me extremely self conscious; I’m sure you all know what I am referring to.  Another feature I loved about this swimsuit is how comfortable the halter tie is.  I’ve had a few halter swimsuits that pull at my neck and actually make it sore.  Layers  uses really soft, high quality fabric and I didn’t even notice the tie at the top.  The bottom is really cute too.  They are also fully lined and have a fold over band detail.  I like this because if I have the band folded up, I feel like it holds my tummy in a little bit.  Or I can fold it down and get that funky detail on the bottoms.  

A few days after I got the suit, I decided to take it for a test drive.   We have a membership to our local rec center and actually go swimming there a lot.  I liked the suit just as much while swimming in it.  My favorite part – my top stayed down and I wasn’t having to pull and tug at it.

Layers has such a cute swimsuit line this summer, but they also sell awesome basics and tops.  I have a few of their basic undershirts.  They really hold up, are made of a great high quality material, don’t stretch out, don’t shrink, and are super soft.  

Cons:  I do wish that the bottoms had a bit more coverage.  This could be just me though.  The last swimsuit I owned had boy short bottoms, so I got used to having the coverage of shorts.  It also could be due to the fact that I maybe should have ordered a size larger in the bottoms.  I actually wish that they had an option for a boyshort bottom, or coverups. 

The Bottom Line: Well made, trendy swimsuits.  I will definitely go back to them again for a swimsuit!

Price: Swim Top: $46  Swim Bottom: $26

Where to Buy: Layers Clothing

Want to be outfitted in a trendy layers swimsuit this summer?  Layers Clothing is going to help you onpicture-23 your way by giving one  reader a $25 e-gift certificate!

Here’s How to Enter:

  • Visit Layers Clothing and tell me your favorite style from their swim line

Additional Entries:

  • Follow me – 1 entry
  • Blog about this giveaway with links back to Layers & Babes and Kids – 3 entries
  • Subscribe via e-mail – 2 entries
  • Tweet this giveaway -1 entry

Please leave each entry as a separate comment
Giveaway is open to US residents only and will end June 10th 11:59 MST. Winner has 48 hours to reply to winning e-mail or I will give the prize away in a live giveaway.

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    Subscribed in email ~ entry #2

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    Subscribed in email

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    Following

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    I haven’t tried the swimsuits yet, but I love layers tops! I have several of them! I like the Babette, so cute!

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    jan koontz says:

    just to cool

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    Heather D. says:

    I really like the Tallulah swimsuit.

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    Kambria S. says:

    I am loving the sapphire Kennedy shirt! I am mesmerized by the vivid blue and thinking the pleats and folds with accentuate my pregnant tummy well 🙂

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    Aimee W. says:

    I Tweeted about this giveaway: http://twitter.com/Nelsby/status/2013664297
    Thanks!

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    Aimee W. says:

    I follow your blog.
    Thanks!

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    Aimee W. says:

    #2…I subscribe to your blog by email.
    Thanks!

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    Aimee W. says:

    I subscribe to your blog by email.
    Thanks!

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    Aimee W. says:

    I really like the Minnie Dot bathing suit.
    Thanks!

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    I’m an email subscriber
    entry#2

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    I’m an email subscriber

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    I’m a follower

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    My favorite is the Maisie; I love the paisley accents

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    I like the Sandra Dee

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    I subscribed via Email {kileydianesmith @ gmail}

    entry 2

    CherryblossomsDesign at hotmail dot com

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    I follow your blog!

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    I subscribe via email {KileyDianeSmith at gmail dot com}

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    I love the Frenchie Bathing Suit!

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    i like the marty!

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    subscriber!

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    I follow

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    I love the blinkie suit and the Giniy

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    Stephanie Hood says:

    I am a follower!

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    Stephanie Hood says:

    I would LOVE the mini dot!

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    bridget says:

    I like the Clementine suit – the colors are pretty.

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    Email entry #2.

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    I subscribed via email.

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    I’ve just “followed” you on your blog. Thanks for the giveaway!

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    My favorite swimsuit was the “Babette”. Just adorable! They look like the perfect length.

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    I really like the Mini Dot style.

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    I love the “Ginny” Suit…yellow is my favorite color and the suit is very cute!

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    Courtney says:

    I like the Ginny suit.

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    Marianna says:

    I follow

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    Marianna says:

    I love the Frenchie

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    I follow you!

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    i like the Gidget 🙂

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    Danielle L. says:

    I am a subscriber!

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    Danielle L. says:

    My favorite style is the Frenchie swimset!

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    jeanine says:

    i love the clementine!

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    Monique Rizzo says:

    I like the Babette. Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill@comcast.net

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    I subscribed #2

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    I subscribed #1

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    I follow.

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    I love the Babette suit!

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    I subscribed! #2

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    I subscribed! #1

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    The Josie suit is cute!

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    I love the Minnie Dot suit!

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    i like the Clementine

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    The Sandra Dee is my favorite!

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    I like the Gidget.

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    follower.

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    Sandra Dee is my favorite, I love the color!

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    arielle says:

    I love the Gidget!!! Plaid is so funky and cute. The Clementine is a fav of mine too!! Love the colors!

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    Ellen Ring says:

    My favorite is the Marty.

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    I like the Josie.
    austma7@aol.com

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    susan varney says:

    clementine is the best mverno@roadrunner.com

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    I love Sandra Dee, but since she is sold out, I would go for Babette. Thanks for the great giveaway.

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    Vicky H. says:

    I like the Tallulah~

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    I subscribe #2

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    I subscribe #1

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    subscriber entry 2

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    I follow.

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    subscriber entry 1

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    I like the Ginny!

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    follower

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    I love love love the Ginny
    Top $42 Bottom $26

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    I follow

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    My favorite is (sadly) the Sandra Lee, which is sold out. I like most of the other ones, though, and will need a new suit this summer too! I’ve never heard of layers, so I will have to check out all their clothes and maybe get a few things!

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    I think the Frenchie is really cute but I wouldn’t wear such a bright swimsuit, so I’ll go with the Babette as my favorite. Thanks!

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    I love the Tallulah

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    adrienne gordon says:

    I like the clementine

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    Shellie Seering says:

    I love the Ginny suit!

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    Erica C. says:

    the Marty suit is my favorite actually…the shade of green and argyle pattern…I also like the mallory top in their shirts, thanks!

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    MRS.MOMMYY says:

    josie

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    I subscribe #2

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    I subscribe #1

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    I follow

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    I like the Josie style.

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    I think the Clementine is super cute. Thanks for the giveaway~

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