MINIMAL CROP

Size & fit guide

The Minimal Crop Bikini is a minimal cut that fits seamlessly to your body. Our second-skin look and feel creates an elegant and premium finish like no other. We have constructed our seams to be concealed. This ensures that there is no stitching rubbing against your skin, which gives you extra comfort especially around your ribcage and side of your breasts. Our ultra-thin straps allow for minimal tan lines. They are tight and thin to give your bust an elegant lift that accentuates the shape of your breasts. Our fabrics are treated with colour fastness, anti-yellowing and UV protection to prolong and enhance their lifecycle. Our extremely soft fabric will mould to your body for a second-skin look and feel.

We do premium, timeless swimwear.

If you want to see our Minimal Crop Bikini on your body type to see how it fits, please select one of the models below.

WHAT MAKES IT ARK

 

"Our second-skin look and feel creates an elegant and premium
finish like no other. The ultra-thin straps allow for minimal tan lines. They are
tight and thin to give your bust an elegant lift that accentuates the shape of your breasts."

 

CHOOSE YOUR MODEL

 Select a model below to see how fits from the front, back and side

HEIGHT: 167cm

HEIGHT: 167cm 
WAIST: 66cm 
HIPS (widest): 81cm 
HIP BONE: 79cm
BUST: 77cm
UNDER BUST: 64cm
TORSO: 135cm

MODEL A: XS/S

HEIGHT: 174cm

HEIGHT: 174cm 
WAIST: 62cm 
HIPS (widest): 88cm 
HIP BONE: 76cm
BUST: 81cm
UNDER BUST: 73cm
TORSO: 157cm

MODEL B: S

HEIGHT: 173cm

HEIGHT: 173cm 
WAIST: 66cm 
HIPS (widest): 94cm 
HIP BONE: 75cm
BUST: 84cm
UNDER BUST: 70cm
TORSO: 148cm

MODEL C: M

HEIGHT: 178cm

HEIGHT: 178cm 
WAIST: 77cm 
HIPS (widest): 100cm 
HIP BONE: 95cm
BUST: 93cm
UNDER BUST: 80cm
TORSO: 160cm

MODEL D: L

HEIGHT: 182cm

HEIGHT: 182cm 
WAIST: 69cm 
HIPS (widest): 101cm 
HIP BONE: 83cm
BUST: 94cm
UNDER BUST: 75cm
TORSO: 160cm

MODEL E: M/L/XL

YOU'VE CHOSEN MODEL A

Minimal Crop (Small) and String Brazillans (X-Small)

 

WHO IT SUITS: 

We choose not to use padding as it becomes sodden and slow to dry, making it uncomfortable for all day wear. Our swimwear is fully lined and isn't see-through, but if you prefer the padded look this style may not be for you.    

 

TRYING IT ON: 

The coverage you get on the first wear will be its coverage for life. Designed to just skim your nipple, as reflected in our campaign imagery. 

When trying it on for the first time, it should feel extremely tight around your bust and over your shoulders. The straps are likely to be very short and feel under tension when worn. This may result in a slightly exposed under bust and a temporary double-boob. The tight fit on first wear is expected and means that you have the right size. 

After you've worn it wet for the first few times, the straps will stretch up to 2 inches if they are under tension, allowing the crop to sit lower on your upper body. The crop seams will gradually loosen and remove the double-boob effect, and instead give you a shelf like support. Going through this process is worth it as the swim will mould to your body like a second-skin. 

If you have existing tan lines, picture yourself evenly tanned when trying the bikini on. This will help you feel less exposed and have a more accurate fitting experience. 

If you're unsure about the fit and style, try it on a second time the next day.  

YOU'VE CHOSEN MODEL B

Minimal Crop (Small) and String Brazillans (Small)

 

WHO IT SUITS: 

We choose not to use padding as it becomes sodden and slow to dry, making it uncomfortable for all day wear. Our swimwear is fully lined and isn't see-through, but if you prefer the padded look this style may not be for you. 

 

TRYING IT ON: 

The coverage you get on the first wear will be its coverage for life. Designed to just skim your nipple, as reflected in our campaign imagery. 

When trying it on for the first time, it should feel extremely tight around your bust and over your shoulders. The straps are likely to be very short and feel under tension when worn. This may result in a slightly exposed under bust and a temporary double-boob. The tight fit on first wear is expected and means that you have the right size. 

After you've worn it wet for the first few times, the straps will stretch up to 2 inches if they are under tension, allowing the crop to sit lower on your upper body. The crop seams will gradually loosen and remove the double-boob effect, and instead give you a shelf like support. Going through this process is worth it as the swim will mould to your body like a second-skin. 

If you have existing tan lines, picture yourself evenly tanned when trying the bikini on. This will help you feel less exposed and have a more accurate fitting experience. 

If you're unsure about the fit and style, try it on a second time the next day.  

YOU'VE CHOSEN MODEL C

Minimal Crop (Medium) and String Brazillans (Medium)

 

WHO IT SUITS: 

We choose not to use padding as it becomes sodden and slow to dry, making it uncomfortable for all day wear. Our swimwear is fully lined and isn't see-through, but if you prefer the padded look this style may not be for you.   

 

TRYING IT ON: 

The coverage you get on the first wear will be its coverage for life. Designed to just skim your nipple, as reflected in our campaign imagery. 

When trying it on for the first time, it should feel extremely tight around your bust and over your shoulders. The straps are likely to be very short and feel under tension when worn. This may result in a slightly exposed under bust and a temporary double-boob. The tight fit on first wear is expected and means that you have the right size. 

After you've worn it wet for the first few times, the straps will stretch up to 2 inches if they are under tension, allowing the crop to sit lower on your upper body. The crop seams will gradually loosen and remove the double-boob effect, and instead give you a shelf like support. Going through this process is worth it as the swim will mould to your body like a second-skin. 

If you have existing tan lines, picture yourself evenly tanned when trying the bikini on. This will help you feel less exposed and have a more accurate fitting experience. 

If you're unsure about the fit and style, try it on a second time the next day. 

YOU'VE CHOSEN MODEL D

Minimal Crop (Large) and String Brazillans (Large)

 

WHO IT SUITS: 

We choose not to use padding as it becomes sodden and slow to dry, making it uncomfortable for all day wear. Our swimwear is fully lined and isn't see-through, but if you prefer the padded look this style may not be for you.    

 

TRYING IT ON: 

The coverage you get on the first wear will be its coverage for life. Designed to just skim your nipple, as reflected in our campaign imagery. 

When trying it on for the first time, it should feel extremely tight around your bust and over your shoulders. The straps are likely to be very short and feel under tension when worn. This may result in a slightly exposed under bust and a temporary double-boob. The tight fit on first wear is expected and means that you have the right size. 

After you've worn it wet for the first few times, the straps will stretch up to 2 inches if they are under tension, allowing the crop to sit lower on your upper body. The crop seams will gradually loosen and remove the double-boob effect, and instead give you a shelf like support. Going through this process is worth it as the swim will mould to your body like a second-skin. 

If you have existing tan lines, picture yourself evenly tanned when trying the bikini on. This will help you feel less exposed and have a more accurate fitting experience. 

If you're unsure about the fit and style, try it on a second time the next day.  

YOU'VE CHOSEN MODEL E

Minimal Crop (Large) and String Brazillans (Medium)

 

WHO IT SUITS: 

We choose not to use padding as it becomes sodden and slow to dry, making it uncomfortable for all day wear. Our swimwear is fully lined and isn't see-through, but if you prefer the padded look this style may not be for you.   

 

 TRYING IT ON: 

The coverage you get on the first wear will be its coverage for life. Designed to just skim your nipple, as reflected in our campaign imagery.

When trying it on for the first time, it should feel extremely tight around your bust and over your shoulders. The straps are likely to be very short and feel under tension when worn. This may result in a slightly exposed under bust and a temporary double-boob. The tight fit on first wear is expected and means that you have the right size.

After you've worn it wet for the first few times, the straps will stretch up to 2 inches if they are under tension, allowing the crop to sit lower on your upper body. The crop seams will gradually loosen and remove the double-boob effect, and instead give you a shelf like support. Going through this process is worth it as the swim will mould to your body like a second-skin.

If you have existing tan lines, picture yourself evenly tanned when trying the bikini on. This will help you feel less exposed and have a more accurate fitting experience.

If you're unsure about the fit and style, try it on a second time the next day. 

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MINIMAL CROP SIZE CHART

Country Extra Small Small Medium Large Extra Large
AU/UK 6AA/6A/8AA 8A/8B/8C 10B/10C 12C/12D 12DD/14C/14D
US/CAN 28AA/28A/30AA 30A/30B/30C 32B/32C 34C/34D 34DD/36C/36D
EU 60AA/60A/65AA 65A/65B/65C 70B/70C 75C/75D 75E/80C/80D
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