X-Back Swimsuit Scarlet - Monroe

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You loved this flattering style so much this summer that we're introducing it in showstopping scarlet. Designed to adapt perfectly from lengths and laps to holiday lounging. With built-in bust support and a flattering scoop back for maximum tan, this piece is fast becoming a swim-wardroble staple.

Our Monroe shape is designed to fit C-E cup busts.


Expected dispatch w/c 3rd June

Not sure about size?
  • This style is shorter in the body length. If you are long in the body, we recommend going up a dress size. For a fuller fit on the bottom we also recommend going up a dress size. 
  • Features luxe under-bust elastic for lift and shape.
  • Medium, flattering cut on the leg. 
  • Our Monroe model Amanda is 5'10 / 178cm tall and usually wears a UK size 14 and a 36D bra. Shown here wearing a Deakin and Blue size 14 Monroe.
  • Super soft, high quality, sustainable Italian Lycra®.
  • Made from recycled yarn ECONYL® from regenerated waste such as old fishing nets and industrial plastic scraps.
  • Soft, stretchy, light and breathable. Perfect blend of muscular compression and comfort.
  • Durable and designed to last. Twice as resistant to chlorine, salt water and oils than standard Lycra. Full UV protection.
  • Designed and manufactured responsibly in London, UK.
  • Rinse after every use and hang to dry. Machine wash at 40° after every 2-3 uses. See full details on how to care for your swimwear.
  • 78% Recycled Polyamide, 22% Elastane.
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    X-back Monroe

    Excellent & stylish swimsuit, great for proper swimming without any chafing or other fit worries while churning through the water. Gorgeous scarlet colour. Delivery was very quick. Highly recommended.

    United Kingdom United Kingdom


    Love my new swimsuit. Looks lovely whilst providing enough coverage, very comfortable, great colour (red one). Used it for lake swims and the pool. Hopefully it will last much longer than my previous cheaper swimsuits!

    United Kingdom United Kingdom

    Excellent product

    Great quality swimming suit. I love this brand.

    United Kingdom United Kingdom

    Great find for smart functional swimwear

    I have really liked my new bathing suit from Deakin and Blue. Great fit, particularly for a full bodied shape - it feels like it is holding you in all the right places. Good for serious swimming too.

    Ingrid N.
    United Kingdom United Kingdom

    Fabulous Fit, Fabulous Colour!

    This is my first Deakin & Blue swimsuit but I’m sure it won’t be my last. I just love wearing it - the fit is perfect and very elegant. So nice not to have those horrible foam inserts on the bust! The panelling gently sculpts the body and the crossover back is stunning. And just the right shade of red. Perfect!

    Did you know?

    Our award-winning swimwear has been featured in The Guardian, The Times, The Telegraph, Women’s Health & more

    Here for a good time and a long time; our swimwear is thoughtfully designed to last season after season, swim after swim

    We have over 500 5* reviews for our products on our website, Google & Facebook - our customers love what we do!

    We offer free delivery and returns in the UK on all orders over £100: even more reason to treat yourself