It's no surprise that Lucy Mecklenburgh won best bikini body of 2013 – the gorgeous brunette has been spotted showing off her slender physique in a number of swimsuit ensembles this summer that are sure to have made ex-fiancé Mario Falcone realise what he's missing.
Following the emotional break up between the two TOWIE stars, Lucy checked in to heartbreak hotel and underwent a gruelling fitness regime in what sources dubbed a bid to boost her self-confidence.
If you want to know how Lucy maximises those curves on the beach then read on as we've picked out Helen's top tips for working it poolside:
• Maximise your tiny waist by emphasising your hips and bust with the tropical print trend or bright florals
• A halter-neck strap will compliment your curved shape and help support your chest
• Graphic print swimsuits are so hot right now – opt for tassle details or cut outs on your middle to draw attention to that nippy waist.
If you’re not an hourglass shape but are instead blessed with being a pear, apple, rectangle or top heavy, check out Swimwear365.com's YouTube channel for top tips on swimwear styles to suit your shape.