May 11, 2007 01:00 PM

In this week’s issue of PEOPLE, six real women got their bodies ready for the beach and showed them off in some of this season’s must-have swimsuits. Camile Tirzah, a first-grade teacher, modeled a black DKNY tankini, $64-$44, from macys.com. Legal secretary Kelly Scheer slipped into a tie front halter, $70, and matching hipster bottoms, $54, (left from robinpiccone.com) at 100 lbs. lighter. Melissa Hill played up her new runner’s body in a twist-front vibrant one-piece (left), $110, from robinpiccone.com. By no longer giving into cravings of king-sized snickers, Monica King is able to lounge pool side in a string-tie underwire halter top, $46, and ruched bikini bottoms, $34, available at J.crew.com. For more swimsuits and to read the rest of these amazing weight loss stories pick up a copy of PEOPLE on newsstands now.

Click here to see our Ultimate Guide to Summer Style. Everything you need to beat the heat — from the hottest shoes to the coolest shades and the sexiest bikinis!

Photo:courtesy robinpiccone.com

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