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.


This item is currently in production in our London studio. Preorder for dispatch w/c 7th 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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    Maria B.
    United Kingdom

    I love my new Monroe Red Cross Back swimsuit It fits so well, so flattering and most importantly age appropriate. It’s reassuring that nothing will be revealed I don’t want to reveal

    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Great swimsuit

    Fabric is gorgeous and the colour is great. Feels great to wear but slightly short for me in the body so would get a slightly larger size next time

    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    My very own Monroe moment on the IOW.

    Having waited for the restock I was so delighted to be able to snaffle this beauty of a costume for our family trip to the IOW. It’s my 3rd D&B and I love them all although this is my firm favourite so far. I love the colour! It’s incredibly comfortable whilst offering a sublime fit which hugs your curves and made me feel fabulously confident to walk the beach in only a costume. Such a gift!

    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Monroe X-back- fabulous quality and style

    I am so pleased with the Monroe X-back swimming costume. The quality is excellent and the style is very flattering. For keen swimmers it's the perfect combination of elegance and practicality.

    Lynn M.
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Gorgeous Monroe x back

    This costume is simply amazing ! It gives shape and support while remaining comfortable and flexible . It is worth every penny and I am just about to order from the new collection . This is definitely a brand to watch and follow , wonderful sustainable and just beautiful

    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