Beauty and the Beach fashion special!By Sophie
Look sizzling on the shoreline this summer!
The summer hols are just around the corner and there is nothing worse than trawling the shops for that seemingly unattainable perfect piece of swimwear.
However, with five beach banging looks for him and for her, The Student Guide is on hand to help you net a 2012 coastal cracker...
Colour me Coral
Corals are big this season so splash out on this sexy costume from Asos. Great with darker skin tones and a slender frame. Asos, £30
Cause a Storm
Australia has it all; amazing beaches, breathtaking landscapes and AussieBum! Shipped in a jiffy, these nifty briefs come in a range of styles and colours! AussieBum, £22.09
It’s a Wrap!
Once again the polka dot takes centre stage this season. This swim suit is fabulous for the fuller figure with a flattering neckline and wrapping detail at the waist. Monsoon, £28
Stay on trend this summer with these trendy togs. Unlike skimpy trunks, longer shorts will complement a more muscular man. Superdry, £39.99
Fresh and Floral
This blossoming bikini from Marks and Spencer is great for a fuller bust and hips, as the subtle ruffles balance beauteous curves. M&S, £19.50
Naughty in Nautical
The heritage look is big this year, and this nippy pair of men’s shorts is a classic must-have! River Island, £22
Feel pretty and perky in this little number. Polka dots are always on trend and darker shades suit pale skin. Missguided, £18.99
Set to Surf
These board shorts are a firm favourite in the aqua sporting world, and come complete with pockets for your bits and bobs. Animal, £25
Flattering and feminine, the Jules Flower bikini is subtle and sexy in design. Awear, £20
Cheap and cheerful these candy coloured shorts will look fabulous against a tan and are perfect for a big beach holiday. George, £5
League, AussieBum, £22.09
Lucien, Monsoon, £28
Panal Board Short, Superdry, £39.99
Flower Bandeau Bikini, M&S, £19.50
Blue Stripe Swim Shorts, River Island, £22
Evril Polka Dot Bikini, Missguided, £18.99
Ballaugh Board, Animal, £25
Navy Jules Flower Bikini, Awear, £20
Swim Shorts,George, £5