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Pick Six: Take a Dip At These Area Swimwear Stores

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Surprisingly, given our (unbearable?) summer heat, Dallas doesn't have too many meccas for swimwear. But what we lack in quantity we make up for in quality, with reliable stores that we find ourselves frequenting time and again. No matter if trying on suits is one of our least-favorite activities ever, the stores on this list are tops...and almost mitigate any fitting-room nightmares.


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1. D&J Sports

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3060 North Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75247
With five area locations, D&J is the go-to store for serious swimmers, stocking Speedo, Nike and TYR among other brands.

2. Everything But Water

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6139 Luther Lane
Dallas, TX 75225
Designer swimwear is the domain for this chain, with six area stores offering everything from celeb favorites such as Mara Hoffman and Melissa Odabash to figure-flattering lines like Magicsuit and Gottex.

3. St. Bernard Sports Outlet

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Park East Drive & Park East Circle
Garland, TX 75043
This store offers a wide selection of suits, selling lines that are hard to come by locally like Splendid, L *Espace, Seafolly and Wildfox.

4. Sun & Ski

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3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway
Grapevine, TX 76051
Outerwear for the warmer months gets equal play here, with brands like TYR, Roxy and Volcom on offer.

5. Neiman Marcus

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1618 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75201
The flagship (really, the mothership) beckons with reliably high-end fashions from Jean-Paul Gaultier and La Perla to more accessibly priced looks from Ella Moss and MARC by Marc Jacobs.

6. Belk

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13350 Dallas Parkway, Galleria Dallas
Dallas, TX 75240
The goods at this new Galleria store don't disappoint; the Coles are here (Kenneth and Anne) as are mid-priced suits from everyone like Jessica Simpson to Ralph Lauren.

1. D&J Sports

3060 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75247
With five area locations, D&J is the go-to store for serious swimmers, stocking Speedo, Nike and TYR among other brands.
3060 North Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75247

2. Everything But Water

6139 Luther Lane, Dallas, TX 75225
Designer swimwear is the domain for this chain, with six area stores offering everything from celeb favorites such as Mara Hoffman and Melissa Odabash to figure-flattering lines like Magicsuit and Gottex.
6139 Luther Lane
Dallas, TX 75225

3. St. Bernard Sports Outlet

Park East Drive & Park East Circle, Garland, TX 75043
This store offers a wide selection of suits, selling lines that are hard to come by locally like Splendid, L *Espace, Seafolly and Wildfox.
Park East Drive & Park East Circle
Garland, TX 75043

4. Sun & Ski

3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway, Grapevine, TX 76051
Outerwear for the warmer months gets equal play here, with brands like TYR, Roxy and Volcom on offer.
3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway
Grapevine, TX 76051

5. Neiman Marcus

1618 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75201
The flagship (really, the mothership) beckons with reliably high-end fashions from Jean-Paul Gaultier and La Perla to more accessibly priced looks from Ella Moss and MARC by Marc Jacobs.
1618 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75201

6. Belk

13350 Dallas Parkway, Galleria Dallas, Dallas, TX 75240
The goods at this new Galleria store don't disappoint; the Coles are here (Kenneth and Anne) as are mid-priced suits from everyone like Jessica Simpson to Ralph Lauren.
13350 Dallas Parkway, Galleria Dallas
Dallas, TX 75240