Seeing as I had gained over 12 kgs during pregnancy I decided that at least I would buy a decent swimming costume and I was not disappointed at all. I usually buy a size 38 (size 14) but opted to go one size up for comfort. I can never normally wear a scoopback costume as the straps always fall off but these stay firmly put. The bust support is comfortable and the side ties are a nice touch. This was a little more than I wanted to spend but seeing that swimming is the main exercise I can get for the next four months the cost is outweighed by the quality and amount I will use it. At the very least I feel quite nice wearing it!