Essential Swimwear–A Review and a Giveaway

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Essential Swimwear

Living on the Gulf Coast, we spend a lot of our time on or near the water. So of course as the weather is heating up it’s time to check out bathing suits! I used to be a fan of bikinis, but after I had Little Miss I got a little more conservative with my choices.

I love that Essential Swimwear has a huge selection of tankini tops – there aren’t just a couple of styles to choose from. I also really love that they have free returns – swimsuits can be so hard to find the right fit, so this makes it much easier! They also have a wide range of bottoms to choose from.  Not to mention their prices are great! 

I chose the metallic twist front top, which has a fun pattern on it, and that I really like. Since I already had a wide assortment of plain black bottoms, I went with the swim skirt, which is not a bathing suit bottom, but will pair up perfectly with some of the ones I have. It’s been great – it doesn’t float up like ones I’ve had in the past, and it’s perfect for when you’re paddleboarding or boating. It dries quickly, provides plenty of coverage, and is super easy to take off or leave on on top of your bathing suit. Talk about a lot of options!essential swimwear

I’ve worn this suit several times in the last few weeks already, and I’m sure it’s going to be a staple item for me. The construction seems to be solid. The skirt will pair well with many of the suits I already have, which is nice. I love being able to mix and match my bathing suits, especially since we wear them so often here!

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About April H

My family and I live on the beautiful beaches of the Gulf Coast. We love outdoor adventures, protecting the Earth, cooking great food, and trying new things!
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181 Responses to Essential Swimwear–A Review and a Giveaway

  1. Pauline Milner says:

    I really like the Albion Metallic Graphite Mini Ruffle One Piece swimsuit.

    Thanks for the great giveaway opportunity. ~Pauline

    • Shannon Francis Esannason says:

      I really like the ALBION Plum Ballerina One Piece swimsuit. It is very sassy, but modest

  2. Stephanie Hungerford says:

    I love the Plum Ruched Halter top with the plum high waist bottoms

  3. alisa says:

    it has got to be plum ruched halter top!!

  4. Jo says:

    I love the Plum Ruched Halter Top and the Plum High Waist Bottoms!

  5. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    ALBION PLUM BALLERINA ONE PIECE
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  6. Leslie T says:

    I like the blue palms sweetheart top

  7. Tabitha says:

    love the ALBION METALLIC GRAPHITE MINI RUFFLE ONE PIECE

  8. Mayla Moore says:

    I like the PLUM RUCHED HALTER TOP

  9. Renee B says:

    I like the Ocean Ruffled Skirt. Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win!

  10. Kelly A. Tanner says:

    I love the CAPPUCCINO RUCHED HALTER TOP! so much nice stuff, thank you!

  11. I like the ALBION METALLIC GRAPHITE MINI RUFFLE ONE PIECE
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  12. Anne Perry says:

    ALBION Charcoal Tulle One Piece

  13. D Schmidt says:

    I really like ALBION PLUM BALLERINA ONE PIECE

  14. I love the oceon ruffled tank.

  15. deanna_boocock says:

    I love the black colourblock tankini

  16. Karla Sceviour says:

    I like the BLACK METALLIC BOARD SHORTS

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  17. tam childers says:

    ALBION Charcoal Tulle One Piece

  18. Jodi Bradshaw says:

    Starry Night Gathered Top

  19. April G says:

    Love the ALBION METALLIC GRAPHITE MINI RUFFLE ONE PIECE.

  20. Teresha says:

    the ALBION Black Colorblock Tankini

  21. Claire says:

    Love the ALBION PLUM BALLERINA ONE PIECE

  22. Jill H says:

    I like the Black Ruffled Halter Top

  23. heather whitford says:

    ALBION Black Colorblock Tankini

  24. Amy says:

    I would love to try the black board shorts.

  25. jennifer miescher says:

    I like the black metallic board shorts

  26. Pinky Sade says:

    I like the OCEAN RUFFLED HALTER TOP

  27. Brooke Adametz says:

    I like the plum ballerina one piece!

  28. Trisha says:

    I’m hosting a giveaway over at my blog and would love for you to stop by and participate.

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    Looking forward to seeing you there.

  29. Mia J says:

    I like the ALBION PLUM BALLERINA ONE PIECE.

  30. ikkinlala says:

    I like the Starry Night Gathered Top (and I love their board shorts!).

  31. Gina M Maddox says:

    I love this one– http://essentialswimwear.com/one-pieces/albion-metallic-graphite-mini-ruffle-one-piece.html

    Thanks for the chance to win!
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  32. Stacie says:

    I like the EBONY RUFFLED HALTER TOP

  33. Carrie Phelps says:

    ALBION PLUM BALLERINA ONE PIECE

  34. Ju P. says:

    I like the ALBION CHARCOAL TULLE ONE PIECE

  35. Kristen says:

    I like the ROUGE RUFFLED HALTER TOP

  36. Crystal says:

    I like the Ocean Ruffled Halter Top!

  37. hayley says:

    i like the indigo halter top

  38. Amy Bailey says:

    I just LOVE the Ebony Ruffled Halter Top

  39. Amy Brewer says:

    ebony ruffled halter top in black….

  40. carol roberts says:

    ALBION Plum Ballerina One Piece

  41. heather eg kaufman says:

    BROADWAY RUFFLES HALTER TOP

  42. Stefanie says:

    I love the Plum Ruched Halter top with the plum high waist bottoms

  43. Seyma Shabbir says:

    ALBION Metallic Graphite Mini Ruffle One Piece

  44. Glenna F says:

    I like the ALBION Metallic Graphite Mini Ruffle One Piece

  45. Brandi Price says:

    JUNGLE SAFARI GATHERED TOP and BROWN HIGH WAIST BOTTOMS

  46. Renee B. says:

    I like the OCEAN RUFFLED HALTER TOP

  47. Yvonne Woodstock says:

    If my crossing my fingers and wishing on stars works and I am lucky/blessed enough to win this awesome prize that I would use frequently bc we recently moved into our dream apt complex that has an outdoor AND an indoor pool that I use almost daily all year around! : )

    I looked at the website thoroughly and am sure that I would choose the
    EBONY RUFFLED HALTER http://essentialswimwear.com/swim-tops/ebony-ruffled-halter-top.html
    and the
    EBONY HIGH WAIST BOTTOMS at http://essentialswimwear.com/swim-bottoms/black-high-waist-bottoms.html
    I liked both of them on Facebook as YVONNE WOODSTOCK too.
    I also double checked to make sure they come in my size and they DO! YAYyyyyy

    Thank you for the opportunity. I am grateful and excited to even have a CHANCe to win such a cute suit.

  48. Thuy Vu says:

    I like the Albion Tankini

  49. Ashley C. says:

    The plum ruched halter top is gorgeous! definitely a fan!

  50. Diane Zielinski says:

    I like the black stripes halter top

  51. jeannine s says:

    i like the ALBION PLUM BALLERINA ONE PIECE

  52. MAMOTTS says:

    black ruffle halter

  53. tracy webb says:

    Ebony Ruffled Halter top

  54. I like the ebony ruffled skirt.

  55. Kelly Falcone says:

    I like the ALBION Metallic Graphite Mini Ruffle One Piece

  56. Devona Fryer says:

    ALBION METALLIC GRAPHITE MINI RUFFLE ONE PIECE

  57. andalene says:

    I like the “ALBION Metallic Graphite Mini Ruffle One Piece.”

  58. Laura says:

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  59. Ashley says:

    My favorite suit is the ALBION Metallic Graphite Mini Ruffle One Piece.

  60. mframe says:

    I love the Ocean Ruffled Halter Top

  61. I like a lot of these, but the ALBION Metallic Graphite Mini Ruffle One Piece is one of my favourites.

  62. Francine Anchondo says:

    PLUM RUCHED HALTER TOP

  63. Jeanna says:

    I like the INDIGO RUCHED HALTER TOP!

  64. polly says:

    albion ruffle graphite one piece
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  65. Lisa Smith says:

    I really like the PLUM RUCHED HALTER TOP

  66. Candice Hull says:

    I like the ALBION Metallic Graphite Mini Ruffle One Piece. Thanks!

  67. elven johnson says:

    ALBION Plum Ballerina One Piece

  68. Heather P says:

    I love the plum ruched halter top

  69. Amber Y says:

    I like the BROWN HIPSTER BOTTOMS and the CHOCOLATE BROWN TWIST FRONT TOP

  70. Patrice says:

    My favorite is the Ebony Ruffled Halter Top!

  71. laura ari says:

    Love the plum ruched halter!

  72. DynaLou says:

    Summer is here and we all want to experience going to beach with the family and even sunbathing.. We also have some activities like skin tanning and swimming..
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  73. Callie Pinz says:

    what great suits! so hard to choose my fav but the one that stood out to me the most was the ALBION Plum Ballerina One Piece

  74. lindsay says:

    my favorite suit is the albion plum ballerina one piece

  75. corey says:

    I’d choose the “ALBION Charcoal Tulle One Piece” for my wife.

  76. Elaine says:

    indigo ruched halter top

  77. Joana A says:

    i like starry night gathered top

  78. Briana Dee says:

    I like the ALBION METALLIC GRAPHITE MINI RUFFLE ONE PIECE

  79. Janet W. says:

    I like the Black Scribbles Halter Top

  80. deb kovac says:

    I really like the Ivory Ruffled Halter Top. Here is the link for it. http://essentialswimwear.com/swim-tops/ivory-ruffled-halter-top.html

  81. Bridget Merker says:

    I like the ALBION METALLIC GRAPHITE MINI RUFFLE ONE PIECE

  82. jennifer says:

    Hi.. This is really amazing.. I am just hoping that this can help me a lot choose my own for this summer.. Great job!
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  83. I like this, it looks like it would hide things…
    http://essentialswimwear.com/swim-tops/albion-black-colorblock-tankini.html

    Thanks for making this open to Canadians.
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  84. Meredith says:

    The Albion Plum Ballerina One-Piece
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  85. LB says:

    ALBION Plum Ballerina One Piece

  86. LaTanya says:

    ALBION Plum Ballerina One Piece

  87. Katy Emanuel says:

    Favourite suit is the albion black colorblock tankini

  88. dario says:

    we like the ivory ruffled halter top

  89. Melanie Schemanski says:

    plum ballerina one piece

  90. Angela W. says:

    I like the Chocolate Brown twist front top

  91. Katie R says:

    I like the ALBION Black Colorblock Tankini

  92. Gina says:

    My favorite is the Ivory Ruffled Halter Top.

  93. Glogirl says:

    I like the PLUM RUCHED HALTER TOP.

  94. miranda turner says:

    ALBION METALLIC GRAPHITE MINI RUFFLE ONE PIECE too cute

  95. courtney b says:

    i like the black swim skirt

  96. amy pugmire says:

    I like the Plum Ruched Halter Top

  97. julie says:

    I am a big fan of these swim suits!!!!

  98. Kelly D says:

    I like the ALBION Metallic Graphite Mini Ruffle One Piece

  99. Jennifer says:

    I like the Rouge Ruffled Halter Top

  100. Shannon Baas says:

    I like the plum ballerina.

  101. robyn paris says:

    i like INDIGO RUCHED HALTER TOP

  102. Sherry S. says:

    Plum Ruched Halter Top

  103. Bethany B. says:

    Plum ballerina one piece suit!

  104. Ocean Ruffled Halter Top

  105. Jessica Vaughan Gengler says:

    I like black metallic board shorts — aggiegrad02@gmail.com

  106. B C EDWARDS says:

    ALBION BLACK COLORBLOCK TANKINI

  107. Kristen m says:

    I love the INDIGO RUCHED HALTER TOP!

  108. Sarah Harding says:

    i really like the ALBION METALLIC GRAPHITE MINI RUFFLE ONE PIECE

  109. brandy g. says:

    like the ALBION METALLIC GRAPHITE MINI RUFFLE ONE PIECE

  110. Stacy says:

    I like the PLUM RUCHED HALTER TOP.

  111. christal c says:

    I like the Black Metallic Board Shorts

  112. Lori Hart says:

    I love the ALBION Black Colorblock Tankini
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  113. Jessica Rose says:

    I like the WATERMELON DOTS HALTER TOP

  114. Jessica Cox says:

    I like the ALBION Plum Ballerina One Piece

  115. Nancy says:

    my favorie is the plum ruched top

  116. Sarah Hirsch says:

    i like the ALBION Metallic Graphite Mini Ruffle One Piece

  117. Marlene V says:

    I like the ALBION BLACK COLORBLOCK TANKINI

  118. Alicia Sneed says:

    I love the ALBION Plum Ballerina One Piece!

  119. Holly Hook says:

    I like the PLUM RUCHED HALTER TOP

  120. Kathlyne says:

    I like the INDIGO RUCHED HALTER TOP and high waisted bottoms.

  121. Lillea says:

    EBONY RUFFLED HALTER TOP
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  122. Jodi Trudel says:

    ALBION Plum Ballerina One Piece

  123. Amanda Hoffman says:

    Indigo Ruched Halter Top

  124. Myra R says:

    i love their ALBION Plum Ballerina One Piece bathing suit!

  125. Jan says:

    I like the Plum Ruched Halter Top

  126. tamar says:

    I like the ALBION Charcoal Tulle One Piece.

  127. Jenreco2 says:

    I like the WATERMELON DOTS HALTER TOP from the Essentials Swimwear site.
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  128. tara says:

    I like the ebony ruffled halter top

  129. Kimberly R says:

    I like the Plum Ruched Halter Top. I also like the indigo one.

  130. Michelle B says:

    I like the Ebony Ruffled Halter Top.

  131. Karen says:

    BLUE PALMS SWEETHEART TOP

  132. christine jessamine says:

    i love the ALBION CHARCOAL TULLE ONE PIECE!

  133. Maggie C says:

    I love the OCEAN RUFFLED HALTER TOP.

  134. Kiley P. says:

    My favorite is the ALBION Plum Ballerina One Piece.

  135. DAMIAN JARREAU says:

    I like ALBION Metallic Graphite Mini Ruffle One Piece

  136. Jennifer says:

    I love the indigo rushed halter top!

  137. amy craft says:

    ALBION Plum Ballerina One Piece

  138. david basile says:

    EBONY RUFFLED HALTER TOP

  139. Gale Nelson says:

    Ebony Ruffled Halter Top

  140. Jennifer says:

    ALBION Plum Ballerina One Piece… very cute!

  141. Amy Z says:

    My favorite suit is the Cappuccino Ruched Halter Top.

  142. susan varney says:

    ALBION Black Colorblock Tankini mverno@roadrunner.com

  143. Brenda Penton says:

    I love the ALBION Plum Ballerina One Piece

  144. Karen Joyce says:

    My favorite suit is the ALBION METALLIC GRAPHITE MINI RUFFLE ONE PIECE. Only one pieces for me these days!

  145. Wendy says:

    I liked the Indigo Ruched Halter Top and the ALBION Plum Ballerina One Piece.

  146. tallcapp says:

    I really like the ALBION Charcoal Tulle One Piece

  147. Marlene Breakfield says:

    Plum Ruched Halter Top and the Plum High Waist Bottoms

  148. susan says:

    love the albion plum ballerina one-piece!

  149. Kirsten says:

    I like the ocean ruffle skirt bottom.

  150. DanV says:

    I like Indigo Ruched Halter Top

  151. liberty boblett says:

    I like the ALBION Plum Ballerina One Piece.

  152. Amy Lee says:

    I love the plum ballerina one piece!

  153. Melanie Montgomery says:

    I like the ALBION Black Colorblock Tankini

  154. brooke t says:

    PLUM RUCHED HALTER TOP

  155. Stephanie Belmarez says:

    Albion Black Colorblock Tankini yum

  156. Sarah Blake says:

    I like the ballerina one piece.

  157. Debra F says:

    I love the Ebony Ruffled Halter Top

  158. Amy DeLong says:

    ALBION Black Colorblock Tankini
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  159. Lindsay Ferrin says:

    I like the ALBION Metallic Graphite Mini Ruffle One Piece

  160. Kathleen says:

    ALBION PLUM BALLERINA ONE PIECE

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  161. Jessica A says:

    My favorite is the Ocean Ruffled Halter Top.

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  162. Lindsey says:

    I love the edgy Black Metallic Board Shorts!

  163. Lisa Bolduc says:

    i like the Rouge Ruffled Skirt

  164. corrie says:

    i liked their Topiary Halter Top and it is only $34.99

  165. Jessica says:

    I like the Navy Twist Front Top.

  166. Kate W says:

    I love the board shorts!

  167. Samantha says:

    LOVE the Starry Night Gathered Top

  168. shirley zolenski says:

    I like the plum ruched halter top

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