Nicolita’s 2012 Swimwear Trends!

February 21, 2012

The diverse tropical style of Cuba was the inspiration for the the 2012 Nicolita Collection. The vibrant colored buildings in the streets of Habana Vieja, the amazing teal colored ocean off the shores of Cienfuegos, and the rich history of Trinidad set the stage for this year’s 2012 Collection.

This season we are offering all new Tropical Solids Collections, five new No-Pinch Fit bottom styles, and five new Tropical Solids Colors: Mango Orange, Sol Yellow, Palm Kelly Green, Mar Teal, and Orchid Violet. Nicolita brings the tropical flavor and vintage style of Cuba so everyone can feel El Sabor Tropical!

This year Nicolita’s top 3 trends have been presented on the runway from Miami to LA.

Trend 1:

Nicolita’s 1st trend are her Rumba Ruffles! They are fun to play with and look great on all shapes because of its plunging neck and the feminine ruffles!

Trend 2:

Her next trend is the Nautical style! It’s wonderful because the bottoms are adjustable to either be high or low waisted. These styles are great for pear shaped and hour glass figures.


Trend 3:

Her last trend is definitely channeled from her Cuban roots with her Tropical Colors! You will see them all over Cuba, from the streets to nature, it can’t be missed. There are many colors to choose from, and they look great and vibrant on everyone!




Nicolita has a signature Cuban-Style Bottom that is designed for the Latina curves!

They are manufactured with sandwiched elastic around the waist in between the fabric and by doing this, it eliminates the digging into the hips. She has also created a unique design to contour the swimsuit to your curves. This creates a heart-shaped backside that flatters different body styles. The Cuban-Style bottoms also feature more coverage on the hips; anywhere from minimal, moderate, and full cut bottoms.

Take a piece of Cuba with you next time you take a dip in the water, Nicolita will be your next best friend!




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Fit Guide and Suggested Styles

Do you hate when your bikini bottoms dig into your hips? Have no fear, Nicolita NO PINCH FIT Cuban Style Bottoms are here!!

Hola! I'm Nicolita owner & designer Nicole Di Rocco. In this video I'll show you why and how we created our signature Nicolita Bottom fit.

Nicolita has one-of-kind swimwear styles that are carefully designed to flatter your figure. Say goodbye to those ill-fitting bikini bottoms and say hello to comfort and fit!

Below are a few of our most popular styles that were designed with YOUR hips in mind.

Welcome to the Nicolita Fitting Room!

I want to help you find the Perfect Fit Nicolita Style. Below I have created a Nicolita Swimwear Fit guide to match your curves with our swimwear options and styles. If you still have questions of which bikini or one piece style would look best with your body shape just Call 866-NICOLITA (866-642-6548)  Email hola@mynicolita, or Skype me @mynicolita.     

Over the last 13 years since I started Nicolita in 2003, I have worked with a lot of Nicolita clients on selecting the perfect swimsuit for them. I'm the first to admit that wearing a bikini or one piece swimsuit can be challenging for the majority of us. Even if you have a rockin' body, there are certain styles that work better on certain body shapes.

But I am a strong believer that there is the perfect swimsuit out there for you. And we have gone ahead and picked out some styles that are flattering for you!

Larger cup sizes (D cup and up)

Women with larger cup sizes are primarily looking for 2 things when trying on swimwear: coverage and support. While going up a size in the top can provide more coverage, some styles just won’t provide the coverage and support you may be looking for. Look for styles with side boning and molded cups to give you the support and coverage you desire, without the pinching of an underwire!

For support and coverage, check out:
Maria Knotty Wrap Twist Top

Molded Push Up Bikini Top


Smaller Bust

Have a smaller bust and want to create the illusion of a bigger chest? Styles with details like ruffles and molded cups will add volume and create cleavage!

For adding volume to a smaller chest, check out:

Haute Dot Bow Tie Bikini Tube Top

Rumba Ruffles Triangle Halter


Broad Shoulders

If you’re looking to tone down the appearance of broad shoulders, look for one-shoulder and detailed tops which will draw attention away from wide set shoulders. Deep V necklines will keep the attention focused on your chest and the low cut back will make your shoulders appear more narrow.

To elongate the torso, check out:

Rumba Ruffles One Shoulder Top

Neon Bloom Deep V One Piece


Not So Curvy

Looking to add more curve to that backside? Look for bottoms with backside details like ruffles, shirring, or our signature knotty bottom. These details add more curve to your bottom and create a more shapely bum. 

To add curves to a not so curvy bottom, check out:

Rumba Ruffles Forgiven Bottom

Signature Knotty Bottom


Tummy Control

We all have those days we would rather cover our midsection. To conceal your midriff while flattering your other assets, look for styles that have shirring throughout the midsection to camouflage any insecurities.

For tummy control, check out:

Deep V One Piece With Shirring

Noche Cha Cha High-Waisted Bottoms


More Coverage Overall

Trying to keep your skin out of the sun, or just desire to be more covered? Look for styles that provide more coverage without sacrificing style, like high-neck tops, high-waist bottoms, and one pieces!

For more coverage, check out:

Gina High Neck One Piece

Retro High Waist Bottom