Our Retail Store is located in Clearwater Florida
Helping athletes stand out in a crowd with a unique competition suit since 1996!
We look forward to doing business with you. Please take a moment to review a few things about SYCompetitionSuits.com.
All of the competition bikinis, custom figure suits, physique suits and men's posing suits shown on our site are hand-made right here at our store in Clearwater Florida USA. Our products are warranted against defects. We will replace any defectively manufactured item. You can review our Competition Care Instructions to help extend the life of your new competition suit. Please follow these easy to use instructions!
If you have any unique request for a custom competition bikini or figure suit, feel free to contact us. Since we are the manufacturer, we can custom make almost any of our bikinis in most fabrics shown on our site.
We are so Honored! Suits You Swimwear owner and designer Lucy McCudden gets interviewed by Swarovski Crystal Technical representatives.
Read more about our interview with Swarovski Crystal.
Creator of the Original Crystal Back Closure for Competition Bikinis! Designed by Clyde and Lucy in 2013.
Creator of the Original Crystal Bikini designed by Lucy in 1996 (yes we have been making custom bikinis for a long time).
Creator of the Original Box Top Bikini, also designed by Lucy in 1996.
We have always exclusively used Swarovski Crystals on our Competition Bikinis, Figure Suits and Physique Suits.
Our goal at Suits You Swimwear is to make competition bikinis, sexy swimwear and unique figure/physique suits that truly "Suits You". We have been making custom bikinis, micro bikinis, and sexy swimsuits since 1996! We make our products with high-quality fabrics, a great fit and do it at a reasonable price.
If you're in the Clearwater / Tampa Bay area, feel free to visit our store. Click here for directions.
Clyde and Lucy McCudden (owners)
It started one day on the beach in Clearwater Florida. Lucy was wearing a custom bikini she had made for herself. A lady visiting from Germany asked Lucy where she bought her bikini, Lucy replied “I made it”, the lady asked Lucy if she had more and if Lucy could make one for her? Lucy did not have more and the lady from Germany was leaving the country the following day and wanted that suit so much she offered to buy the bikini she was wearing (odd I know), at that point Lucy decided to get into the swimwear business.
Lucy started nice and slow, making bikinis for friends at the beach. Soon she was taking orders/request for colors and styles. Next, she was making custom bikinis for bikini contest and Hooter’s girls. This went on for several years until it got to the point of too many people were coming to their house. At this point it was time to open a store, so Lucy joined forces with her husband Clyde.
In 1996 they opened a little boutique in Clearwater Florida making custom bikinis for bikini contest and Hooters Girls as well as Bodybuilding Suits for women and men, figure suits too. It went well for 3 years, during this time they started their website (www.suitsyouswimwear.com) in 1998. Lucy did the designing and most of the sewing, in the beginning, Clyde did the website, helped with office work and even learned how to sew. Continuing the concept of growing slow and steady, it was time for a bigger store and workshop.
In 1998 Suits You Swimwear was ready for the new NPC Bikini Division. Already known for custom bikinis, so custom Competition Bikinis was a natural progression.
In 1999 they moved to Tampa Florida, for more space. They stayed there for 10 years while still growing.
In 2009 they moved to Clearwater (time for bigger store and shop). Currently, Suits You Swimwear specializes in unique sexy bikinis, custom contest bikinis, and custom figure suits. Lucy still does all the designing, Clyde still creates and maintains their website.
PS, in case you’re wondering, yes Lucy did sell the bikini she was wearing to the German lady. They went to a surf shop and the lady bought Lucy another bikini to wear, Lucy went to the restroom, cleaned her bikini and sold it to the German lady.