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Why do women buy only the top or bottom of a bikini?

Why have only the top or just the bottoms when you can buy a matching set? How do you even wear it separately? A bikini top with shorts? A bikini bottom with a t-shirt? Now your bra or underwear don't match. I just don't get it.
Lexiluv · 22-25, F
I mostly buy tops I like that look good with shorts, don't need the set
Benjr134 · 36-40, M
[@1090348,Lexiluv] I’ve always wondered this but this is a good reason.
cherokeepatti · 61-69, F
Two different sizes. Some women are big on top and need to buy separate sizes instead of a matching set.
MrAverage1965 · 61-69, M
In Europe lots of women wear the bottoms and no top.
morrgin · F
[@337769,MrAverage1965] excellent point!
Novascel · M
Bikini tops for regular everyday shorts
Mrsbetweenfatandfit · 26-30, F
Just like with people not wearing identical prints on their shirts & shorts some folks like different looks in their bathing suits. Just a different style is all.
Stopmakingsense · 56-60, F
OMG! Mix and match-. My last Hawaiian bottoms with skirt are this year's mini skirt, the red from 2016 still tops shorts when it's over 100 degrees... Mix and match!
KristinaM · 31-35, F
Maybe they’re going to a topless beach. Or a bottomless beach🤨
tubetophoney · 41-45, F
I'm very picky of the bikinis I buy I like the boy short shorts bottoms with the traiangle bikini tops or the mini tube top style tops.even though I have way more skimmer bikinis I have bought in the past but I like to have mine match.
🤣 I always thought they were sold separately so you could get the right size top and bottom. 🤔
Otherwise I'll jump in and the bottom will float away...
morrgin · F
[@1205075,StickyToffeePudding] you would think it was that way but then after some have sold its near impossible to find a matching top or bottom.
[@668319,morrgin] I expect some sizes are more popular than others.
Hope you find a pair soon! 🤞🏻
WanderingThrough · 26-30, F
You can mix and match. A patterned top with a solid bottom or the other way around. It’s also nice if you wear different sizes, maybe you’re a smaller size for the bottom and a larger size for the top. 😊
EuphoricTurtle · 36-40, M
I have no idea, then again I have long ago come to the conclusion that I know nothing about women
SW User
They probably have tops or bottoms from other sets and do mix and match.
SW User
Sometimes one part has a better style than the other.
Solana · 31-35, F
Agree never liked the mismatch bathing suit look
TexChik · F
Boob and butt size discrepancy ?
tallpowerhouseblonde · 31-35, F
I buy the bikini.Then I can wear both together,the top with shorts,the bottoms with just pasties over my nipples or just leave my breasts bare.

 
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