Swim Briefs

By ESTELLE PULESTON

Andrea Iyamah, the luxury resort and swimwear label as featured on Lingerie Briefs

When it comes to swimwear, few brands are as visually impressive or have such as impressive founder as ANDREA IYAMAH, the luxury resort wear label founded by Nigerian fashion designer Andrea Dumebi Iyamah when she was just 17 years old.

Andrea Iyamah, the luxury resort and swimwear label as featured on Lingerie Briefs

Growing up immersed in the world of luxury fashion thanks to her mother’s boutique store, a teenage Iyamah began sketching and hand-sewing clothing, which she shared online. Realizing that people really … Read More


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leonisa shaping swimwear as featured on Lingerie BriefsWhat sets the Leonisa Swimwear Collection apart? The combination of fit, flair and function. This season the brand launches a stunning assortment of bathing suits that deliver the shaping power for which Leonisa is renowned. Each piece offers hi-tech details camouflaged by innovative design details. For example, the multi-way swimsuit can be morphed from a skirted style into an asymmetrically draped silhouette. Further it transforms into a belted alternative that accentuates the waist. It’s a … Read More


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By ELLEN LEWIS

Pour Moi Swimwear up to an M cup as featured on Lingerie BriefsI Just arrived at my home in Los Cabos, ions away from the fidgety Northeastern weather patterns. Los Cabos is located on the Mexican Baja skirted by ocean and embraced by the desert. It is forever sunny (except during hurricane season). There are as many swimwear shops here as there are nail salons in NYC. The entire beachwear category dominates the dress code here. Despite the plethora of fashionable options, there is … Read More


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By ESTELLE PULESTON

La Libellule a French swimwear brand featured on Lingerie Briefs

With a glimmer of spring finally in the air, I’m briefly turning my attention from lingerie to swimwear to introduce you to La Libellule (meaning The Dragonfly in English), an independent French brand that Ellen discovered at the recent Salon International de la Lingerie.

La Libellule a French swimwear brand featured on Lingerie Briefs

Architect Marthe Botros was inspired to create the brand after giving birth to her first child; desiring a different swimsuit style to what she’d worn before, she … Read More


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Coco Chanel, Deauville Beach, the 1920’s, and the Croissiere For Ever Collection by Lise Charmel. The inspiration for this sporty, light, comfortable assortment of swimwear is undeniable. Evoking the purity of white combined with navy blue chic, these styles remind us of the incredible influence of a fashion legend and her groundbreaking creative direction. Crossiere For Ever is a proclamation of female emancipation. Harnessing the design power inherent in patterns of stripes and polka dots, … Read More


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Panache Italy Inspired Swim Collections SS24 featured on Lingerie BriefsPanache Swim is ready to turn heads with its biggest, and most exciting swimwear range to date! Inspired by the patterns and passions of Italy, the SS24 collection features exclusively designed in-house prints, along with their first ever dress sized swimwear styles.

Each of the four prints within this swim collection are influenced by different areas of Italy – Amalfi, Capri, Sicily, and Puglia, and have been developed exclusively in house. Sunshine yellow, deep blue … Read More


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Curve NY Swimwear Sightings

By ELLEN LEWISCurvy Kate 2024 Swimwear as featured on Lingerie Briefs

Swimwear and lingerie are symbiotic, particularly swimwear created by lingerie brands. The fit expertise and functional demands of both products are stringent and yet fashion defines the style’s success. This summer at Curve NY, swim was front and center with many key brands. This category has often informed lingerie design. The collections we saw embodied the 2024 intimate trends following suit (no pun intended) with the Curve 2024 Spring overview published earlier … Read More


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