TIE SIDES

Size & fit guide

The Tie-Side bikini is a universally flattering style. The fabric at the front of our bikini stops well before the hip, thereby reducing the bulk typically found and creating the ultimate hourglass bikini bottom. Our ultra-thin ties, combined with our concaved cut over the glutes is what elongate your legs for a flattering and elegant look. The thin sides also allow for minimal tan lines. We have constructed our seams to be concealed. This ensures there is no stitching rubbing against your skin, which is essential for all-day comfort, especially around your hips. Our fabrics are treated with colour fastness, anti-yellowing and UV protection to prolong and enhance their lifecycle. Our extremely soft fabric feels like a second-skin.

We do premium, timeless swimwear.

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

WHAT MAKES IT ARK

“The fabric at the front of our bikini stops well
before the hip, thereby reducing the bulk typically found and creating
the ultimate hourglass bikini bottom.”

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

Triangle (Small) and Tie Sides (X-Small)

 

WHO IT SUITS: 

The Tie Sides give a Hybrid coverage, making it ideal for those looking for minimal tan lines but more coverage than our Brazilians.

If you love the look of string sides but find they dig in too much, the bows of the tie side help mask this. 

If you want to accentuate the hourglass look or define your waist, the bows of the ties will do this for you.

If you have a larger booty and find that hipster styles sit too low at the back, you may want to try one of our high leg or high waist styles due to the higher rise at the back. 

 

TRYING IT ON: 

The Tie Sides have adjustable strings, giving you flexibility. Play around with how tight or loose you want the side ties, as well as how high or low you want them on the hips, noting you can also pull them up or down at the front and back. This will vary your coverage.

To achieve a narrower look, position the bows slightly towards your front. Alternatively, if you want to accentuate the width of your hips, position the ties on the outside of your hip. 

After you’ve worn it wet for the first time, you may want to tighten the strings.

If you have 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.

YOU'VE CHOSEN MODEL B

Triangle (Small) and Tie Sides (Small)

 

WHO IT SUITS: 

The Tie Sides give a Hybrid coverage, making it ideal for those looking for minimal tan lines but more coverage than our Brazilians.

If you love the look of string sides but find they dig in too much, the bows of the tie side help mask this.

If you want to accentuate the hourglass look or define your waist, the bows of the ties will do this for you.

If you have a larger booty and find that hipster styles sit too low at the back, you may want to try one of our high leg or high waist styles due to the higher rise at the back.

 

TRYING IT ON: 

The Tie Sides have adjustable strings, giving you flexibility. Play around with how tight or loose you want the side ties, as well as how high or low you want them on the hips, noting you can also pull them up or down at the front and back. This will vary your coverage.

To achieve a narrower look, position the bows slightly towards your front. Alternatively, if you want to accentuate the width of your hips, position the ties on the outside of your hip.

After you’ve worn it wet for the first time, you may want to tighten the strings.

If you have 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.

YOU'VE CHOSEN MODEL C

Triangle (Medium) and Tie Sides (Medium)

 

WHO IT SUITS: 

The Tie Sides give a Hybrid coverage, making it ideal for those looking for minimal tan lines but more coverage than our Brazilians.

If you love the look of string sides but find they dig in too much, the bows of the tie side help mask this. 

If you want to accentuate the hourglass look or define your waist, the bows of the ties will do this for you.

If you have a larger booty and find that hipster styles sit too low at the back, you may want to try one of our high leg or high waist styles due to the higher rise at the back. 

 

TRYING IT ON: 

The Tie Sides have adjustable strings, giving you flexibility. Play around with how tight or loose you want the side ties, as well as how high or low you want them on the hips, noting you can also pull them up or down at the front and back. This will vary your coverage.

To achieve a narrower look, position the bows slightly towards your front. Alternatively, if you want to accentuate the width of your hips, position the ties on the outside of your hip. 

After you’ve worn it wet for the first time, you may want to tighten the strings.

If you have 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.

YOU'VE CHOSEN MODEL D

Triangle (Large) and Tie Sides (Large)

 

WHO IT SUITS: 

The Tie Sides give a Hybrid coverage, making it ideal for those looking for minimal tan lines but more coverage than our Brazilians.

If you love the look of string sides but find they dig in too much, the bows of the tie side help mask this.

If you want to accentuate the hourglass look or define your waist, the bows of the ties will do this for you.

If you have a larger booty and find that hipster styles sit too low at the back, you may want to try one of our high leg or high waist styles due to the higher rise at the back.

 

TRYING IT ON: 

The Tie Sides have adjustable strings, giving you flexibility. Play around with how tight or loose you want the side ties, as well as how high or low you want them on the hips, noting you can also pull them up or down at the front and back. This will vary your coverage.

To achieve a narrower look, position the bows slightly towards your front. Alternatively, if you want to accentuate the width of your hips, position the ties on the outside of your hip.

After you’ve worn it wet for the first time, you may want to tighten the strings.

If you have 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.

YOU'VE CHOSEN MODEL E

Triangle (Large) and Tie Sides (Medium)

 

WHO IT SUITS: 

The Tie Sides give a Hybrid coverage, making it ideal for those looking for minimal tan lines but more coverage than our Brazilians.

If you love the look of string sides but find they dig in too much, the bows of the tie side help mask this.

If you want to accentuate the hourglass look or define your waist, the bows of the ties will do this for you.

If you have a larger booty and find that hipster styles sit too low at the back, you may want to try one of our high leg or high waist styles due to the higher rise at the back.

 

TRYING IT ON: 

The Tie Sides have adjustable strings, giving you flexibility. Play around with how tight or loose you want the side ties, as well as how high or low you want them on the hips, noting you can also pull them up or down at the front and back. This will vary your coverage.

To achieve a narrower look, position the bows slightly towards your front. Alternatively, if you want to accentuate the width of your hips, position the ties on the outside of your hip.

After you’ve worn it wet for the first time, you may want to tighten the strings.

If you have 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 LIKE OUR TIE SIDES, YOU MAY LIKE OUR...

if you like our Tie Side Bikini Bottoms but are looking for other options you may like one of these styles.

Please refer to our Coverage Guide for more product recommendations based on your coverage needs.

 

Similar coverage, without the tie-up bows

 

Tie-sides with more design details and versatility

 

Thicker sides with a low rise front cut

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TIE SIDES SIZE CHART

Country Extra Small Small Medium Large Extra Large
AU/UK 6 8 10 12 14
US/CAN 0-2 4 6 8 10
EU 33-34 35-36 37-38 39-40 41-42
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