When it comes to competing in figure competitions, one of the most important aspects of your overall presentation is your suit.

The right suit can highlight your physique and create a stunning visual impact on the stage. But with so many options available, how do you choose the perfect figure competition suit for your body type?

In this article, we will guide you through the process of understanding figure competition suits, knowing your body type, and ultimately choosing a suit that flatters your unique physique.


And below in the photo is our gorgeous client @sheis_athlete competing in Figure caterogy. She looks stunning in her posing, wearing Crystallized Thunder Strike Figure Competition Suit.


Understanding Figure Competition Suits

Before diving into the specifics of choosing the right suit for your body type, it's crucial to understand the importance of the suit in the figure competition world. The suit is not just an accessory - it's a vital part of your presentation. It should complement your physique, enhance your strengths, and create a cohesive overall look.

Figure competition suits are specially designed to showcase your body and draw attention to your muscle definition. They are usually made of spandex or other stretchy materials that hug your curves and provide flexibility during your posing routine. Additionally, these suits often feature intricate embellishments and eye-catching designs to help you stand out on stage.

The Importance of the Right Suit

Choosing the right figure competition suit can greatly impact your overall score and stage presence. A well-fitted suit that flatters your body type can help to create symmetry, highlight your best features, and give you the confidence to showcase your hard work. On the other hand, the wrong suit can distract from your physique and make you feel self-conscious.

Remember, the goal is to find a suit that not only fits well but also reflects your personality and style. This will ensure you feel comfortable and radiate confidence during your performance.


Choosing The Perfect Cut For Your Suit 

When choosing your figure competition bikini bottom cut, the MOST important thing to do first is to check the rules and regulations of your show.

Figure Competition Suits are two-piece swimsuit. The top style can be made in a few styles- such as triangle, molded triangle, halter, or underwire. If you like to read about what top style to choose, check out this blog.

The bottom for a figure suit is a deep V-shape, with different back coverages widths. 

Depending on your hip size and measurements, you can choose the correct back coverage for your body type.

Check out our coverages here.

 Customizing Your Figure Competition Suit

Saleyla custom-made figure competition suits are made to order to complement your body. Our goal is to provide the perfect cut for you!

Competition bikini trends change, and lately, the high bikini cut is preferred by many competitors. As for the bottom back coverage, it is becoming obvious that a smaller bottom cut makes the glutes look rounder and fuller.

When choosing your figure competition bikini bottom cut, the MOST important thing to do first is to check the rules and regulations of your show.

Figure bottoms are worn super high on your hips, and in order to secure the sides high, most of the competitors glue the bottoms in place.

Here is a short video of how to wear your figure bottoms. 


At Saleyla, we offer Figure bite, which is a double-sided tape that holds your strap in place.

You can also use Bikini Bite to secure the back of the bottom to your glutes. When posing on stage, you want to be confident in your suit, and Not adjust the fit on stage 😉

Now that you have a better understanding of which suit styles may work best for your body type, it's time to customize your suit to make it truly your own. Here are a few factors to consider:

Choosing the Right Color

The color of your suit can greatly impact how you are perceived on stage. Consider your skin tone, hair color, and personal preferences when selecting a color:

  • If you have fair skin, consider brighter colors such as red, royal blue, or emerald green to create contrast.
  • If you have a darker complexion, jewel tones like deep purple or sapphire can be striking.
  • Blonde hair often pairs well with bright turquiose shades, while brunettes can opt for bolder hues.
  • Experiment with different colors during your posing practice to see which ones make you feel the most confident and showcase your physique best.

Selecting the Perfect Rhinestone Design

Rhinestone Design can take your suit to the next level and add personality to your stage presence. 

With variety of rhinestone designs, your choice is a personal preference, whether you want to go with all over crystals, ombre, or a specific design.

Saleyla offers a large selection of figure suit designs, you can view it here.

      Choosing the perfect figure competition suit for your body type is an exciting part of the competition preparation process.

      Remember to take the time to understand the different suit styles, evaluate your body type, and customize your suit to reflect your personality and style.

      When you step on stage wearing a suit that perfectly complements your physique, you'll feel confident, empowered, and ready to showcase your hard-earned physique to the judges and audience.

      Remind yourself that you can do this and that you will be amazing. Don’t be afraid to own the stage and let your light shine!

      Happy Competing!

      Saleyla Team