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Separated Tankini Tops + Bottoms

by plasticbox Posted 11th Jul 2015 at 7:03 PM - Updated 11th Jul 2015 at 10:12 PM by plasticbox
11 Comments / replies (Who?) - 1 Feedback Posts, 9 Thanks Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
This is the Maxis “Ruffled Tankini” turned into two separate items. Why should only adults be able to mix and match like they want?

The top is for girls (Swimwear, Everyday, Party, and Sleepwear), the bottom is unisex (swimwear and underwear). The top works nicely with a lot of the Maxis bottoms; some of the colour variants are matching textures/colours of this skirt so they can be combined into a dress (of sorts).

I went a little overboard with the recolours -- there are 70 of them all in all, 43 tops and 27 bottoms -- so I had to split the top into two catalogue entries (the swatch list was messing with the UI because it was too long). They are the exact same item though, only with the solid and two-tone colours in one thumbnail and the patterns and dots in the other.

The bottom has a small issue I haven’t figured out yet: when you put it on a sim in CAS and then select it (like to change the colour), it will open the Full Body category instead of Bottoms -- you then need to select Bottoms again before you can select the actual item. I have no idea why, it is cloned from the same thing as the top (which doesn’t do that) and the tags are the same as in the Maxis swimshorts. -- Fixed! See this post for details. The first few people who downloaded this may want to redownload =).

Polygon Counts:


LOD0: 2047V/3608F
LOD1: 1486V/1970F
LOD2: 813V/1000F
LOD3: 419V/432F


LOD0: 655V/974F
LOD1: 362V/478F
LOD2: 290V/344F
LOD3: 197V/174F

TS4CASTools, s4pe, Milkshape,, Photoshop.

The sims on the screenshots are wearing some hairs from here and here, this skirt, and Helianthea's Super Bland Comic Eyes (defaults), the rest is Maxis.
Age: Child
Gender: Male Female
Clothing Type: Underwear Sleepwear Swimwear Party Wear
Clothing Style: Modern
Other Type: Not Applicable
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable
Outfit Type: Top Bottom

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 4
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Size: 1.31 MB · Downloads: 6,151 · 11th Jul 2015
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Size: 3.06 MB · Downloads: 6,285 · 11th Jul 2015
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Field Researcher
#2 Old 11th Jul 2015 at 7:17 PM
This is a good idea. We can always use more clothes for children.
Test Subject
11th Jul 2015 at 7:34 PM
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#3 Old 11th Jul 2015 at 7:52 PM
Great Job :)
#4 Old 11th Jul 2015 at 8:46 PM
Cute. Thank you for sharing.
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#5 Old 11th Jul 2015 at 10:13 PM
I just updated the bottom, the CAS categorisation issue is fixed.

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#6 Old 12th Jul 2015 at 5:28 AM
Awesome! More swimwear options for kids are always welcome. Thank you!
Test Subject
#7 Old 12th Jul 2015 at 11:10 AM
Great mod, I hated not being able to mix these up.
Forum Resident
#8 Old 13th Jul 2015 at 11:22 AM
I love those. Thank you so much.
Test Subject
#9 Old 15th Jul 2015 at 10:41 AM
Great idea! Thank you!
Field Researcher
#10 Old 9th Sep 2015 at 11:26 PM
Finally a way to make all kids not dress exactly the same lol, thanks =)
Field Researcher
#11 Old 8th May 2018 at 7:47 AM
This is super useful, thanks!