By ESTELLE PULESTON
I first discovered Dutch lingerie (and jewelry) brand Arí van Twillert in December 2019, via the launch of its Water Drift collection. Made from black tulle embroidered with a colorful and ‘blocky’ pattern which reminded me somewhat of Tetris, I was instantly drawn to it based purely on aesthetics. It’s definitely unlike any lingerie embroidery I’ve seen before.
And there’s a reason for that, as I soon discovered. Each Water Drift piece … Read More
By KATRINA EUGENIA
Once again, I find myself in awe of the extraordinary talent and pro-active attitude of photographer and artist, Katrina Eugenia. This season, she has outdone herself with these swimwear videos, each highlighting an individual brand. This project includes Aubade, Lise Charmel, Huit and Skin bathing suits filmed on Katrina, by Katrina underwater. Inspired by the incredible success of last years venture with Christine Lingerie, Katrina applied her extensive creative skills … Read More
By ESTELLE PULESTON
Is it just me, or do most bikinis and swimsuits look the same? Colors and prints vary of course, but when shopping for swimwear, I find myself trawling through the same tired silhouettes over and over. I want something different, something eye-catchingly unique!
The good news is, spectacularly-creative swimwear is out there. The bad news is that it doesn’t come cheap. All seven brands I’m sharing below are firmly in the ‘luxury’ … Read More
By ELLEN LEWIS
That’s me pictured above! Hanging out at Cerritos, one of my favorite beaches in Baja, Mexico. Cerritos is well known for its surfing vibe and general laid-back attitude. We ‘gringos’ go there to escape the Cabo party scenes and the treacherous surf for which most of the area is known. Surfing, a big-time activity here has never appealed to me. I fear some crazy sea monster will swallow me up. (Strange since … Read More
Freya Swimwear captures the colorful spirit of Spring 22 with the launch of their new Floral Haze bathing suit collection this month. Created in a contemporary print inspired by the flower power attitude that defined the late 60’s and 70’s, these silhouettes are playful nods to our craving for a more fun-loving lifestyle. Whether a woman seeks lift, more cleavage or less coverage, these two bikini tops provide the renown Freya support for women 30-38, … Read More
Let’s face it. We could all use a little bit of escapism right now, preferably physically but definitely mentally. That’s why we chose to preview the Lise Charmel Swim 22 offer this week. Basically, these collections, which deliver in three waves this season, are a powerhouse assortment of mix and match two-piece bathing suits, one-piece shapes and gorgeous beachwear that conjure up any fantasy getaway one might imagine. I had to cull through 10 groups … Read More
By HOLLY JACKSON
Swimwear season is almost here and everyone is ready to go outside and celebrate life getting slightly back to normal! Since pools were closed last summer, I suspect many customers are just getting around to replacing their swimsuits. Cake Lingerie’s release of the new Rosewater maternity swim collection is right on time for new mothers.
Cake Lingerie is known for high quality maternity bras and inclusive sizing, but their swimwear collection doesn’t … Read More