Posts tagged "swimwear"

These Swimsuits For Breast Cancer Survivors Are Amazing

Finnish designer Elina Halttunen is a breast cancer survivor "with one breast and a passion for swimming." She collaborated with Finnish art duo Tärähtäneet ämmät (“Nutty Tarts”) to make these incredible "monokinis," designed especially for women who have lost a breast to the disease. “Having only one breast made finding fitting bikinis difficult. Therefore I fashioned…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 25, 2014

Kate Upton’s Zero Gravity Bikinis Are Floating To A Target Near You

I know, I know. The moment you saw Kate Upton's zero gravity Sports Illustrated photo spread, you were like, Where can I get a teeny tiny gold bikini that would be appropriate to wear in space and…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 19, 2014

World, Meet The Sharkini

The sharkini, inspired perhaps by a certain Ian Ziering-helmed SyFy movie thriller, is a bathing suit that send a vital message: Be careful in the water, okay? The Sharkini retails for around a $100, but its value as a walking PSA is priceless.
By: Julie Gerstein / July 26, 2013

Compassionate Fashion: 9 Sustainable Swimsuits For Summer Fun

Compassionate fashion isn't just on land -- it's also in the water. You can help save the oceans while you're in the ocean by supporting sustainable swimwear brands. The suits in the following gallery may cost more than you might typically spend on swimwear, but that's because they're made at a living wage, and are…
By: Julie Gerstein / July 10, 2013

Must Haves: 9 Pretty Plus-Size Bikinis

Earlier this year, blogger Gabi Fresh made waves when she collaborated with Swimsuits for All to launch the Fatkini. Inspired by the Harmony Korine movie "Spring Breakers," Fresh's collection is full of bold, bright color and fun styles. “I wanted to give [plus-size women] cuter things," Fresh explained in an interview with The…
By: Julie Gerstein / June 18, 2013

A Review Of The New Satanic Bikini

Designed for "the slightly satanic fire-and-brimstone fashionista,” as Metal Insider says, this pentagram bathing suit let's you feel the burning sting of sin (or the sun, whatever) for only $49. You can't get to hell for cheaper than that! Designed to please ... slightly confused Satanic sun-worshipers; dyslexic star fa…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 28, 2013

Style 911: “Help Me Find Farrah Abraham’s Swimsuit!”

I realize this post was not meant to be inspirational, but can someone PLEASE tell me where on earth that swimsuit is from? I kind of love it. I would look nothing like this in it but I still want one!  -- TheFriskyFan The heart wants what it wants, and if you…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 10, 2013

This Is What The Duggars Wear To Go Swimming

Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar, of the long-running, as-many-children-as-kernels-of-popcorn show "19 Kids And Counting," recently went on a beach vacay to Puerto Rico. But rather than wearing regular ol' bathing suits, the couple opted for outfits from Wholesome Wear, a clothing line that offers modest alternatives to typical swimwear in three horrifying varieties -- culotte,…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 3, 2013

8 Swimsuits That Will Make You Want To Crawl Back Into Your Winter Coat

Don't let the shitty weather fool you. According to most major women's clothing purveyors, it is bathing suit season. Maybe it's on account of it being "Spring Breakers" all over the place ("sprang break! sprang break! sprang break!"), but a surprising portion of this year's swimsuits seem to be rather tickety-tackety. But don't take our…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 15, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Cute Swimsuit Cover-Ups For $25 Or Less

A swimsuit cover-up is a great addition to your beach or pool bag. Even if they don't actually cover up that much of you, it's nice to have a little something to throw on over your bikini to go grab a cool drink. Since your cover-up is guaranteed to get wet, sandy, and chlorinated, it'…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 9, 2012

13 Reasons To Look Forward To Swimsuit Season

Summer is here and while we couldn't be more excited about long weekends at the beach, the thought of getting into a swimsuit can be decidedly less appealing. Whether it's pasty skin that isn't ready for public exposure, or a New Year's resolution of getting to the gym every day that didn't quite happen, we…
By: Stylelist / May 27, 2012

11 Foodkinis You Probably Shouldn’t Swim In, But Can Definitely Snack On

I don't know about you, but being out in the sun for long stretches of time makes me very, very hungry. I would happily consider wearing a bikini that would both protect me from the sun and from hunger. So what if I can't wear it while I swim? At least I won't have to…
By: Ami Angelowicz / May 9, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 13 Bandeau Bikinis That Don’t Cost A Fortune

You guys, I simply cannot stay silent for a moment longer. The cost of swimwear is too damn high! It's. Too. Damn. High. I'm going to Mexico in a month so I've been on the hunt for a new bikini to bring with me and wear basically 24/7 while I'm there. But I am seriously appalled by how much…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 10, 2012

17 Super Edgy And Weird Swimsuits

I'm going to Mexico at the beginning of May, so I'm starting to keep my eye peeled for a new swimsuit for my trip. I have yet to find a bikini that I really want, but I have come across a whole mess of swimsuits that would get me more than a few looks o…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 16, 2012

Transsexual Model Lea T. Walks In Swimwear Show

Lea T. isn't beachwear shy. The transsexual model rocked it on the runway in a teeny tiny bikini for Rio designer Blue Man. Work it, girl! [Huffington Post]…
By: Julie Gerstein / June 3, 2011

A Chic Summer Suit

The second the weather is warm enough to warrant wearing the occasional pair of flip-flops, we start daydreaming about the beach. That means fantasizing about what we'll wear while frolicking in the frigid waves of the Atlantic. We've got our eyes on this hot little retro-ish number from J. Crew which has the lovely sounding…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 13, 2011

Swimsuits 2011: Fashion Styling That Hides the Bumps And Bulges

In a few short weeks, we'll be dipping our toes into swim season. The good news is that the options for swimsuits in 2011 are more fashion driven than ever. "It's about the detailing, and swimwear that looks special," Gregg Andrews, fashion director at Nordstrom, explained to StyleList. "The details are like those you'd find…
By: StyleList Home / April 9, 2011

American Apparel’s New Swimwear Ad Goes Topless

American Apparel's new swimwear ads are here and---OMG, are those nipples?! Yes, the gratuitously provocative ad department at American Apparel has brought us a topless model for spring. Let's all pretend we're freethinking Europeans and not have a cow about this, OK? Personally, I could care less about headlights in advertising,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 23, 2011
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