I love this bikini...it is like wearing nothing at all. It is sooo very comfortable. I love that it "just does" cover my kitty, and in a way that is very alluring but relaxing to wear. The strings up my bottom? You won"t even know they are there. I got this to just wear in my backyard, but once I started wearing it, I had to take it to the beach to be seen. As to the top, it too is very comfortable, but as I found out the embarrassing way...you can"t wear it to play beach volleyball in! Other than that, it is a wonderful suit!