Bathing Beauties

The fashion forecast predicts sunny skies, tropical breezes and white hot sand. Whether you’re lounging in your own backyard, dipping your toes in the Mediterranean Sea or sunbathing on a fabulous yacht, it’s swimsuit season and we want to make sure you look surf-cool or summer sweet. Our style snapshots will show you how to carry a look that’ll make a splash by incorporating a few simple pieces and accessories to take you from day to night.

Swimsuit sirens go from day to night in runway-worthy suits covered in leopard print fit for a safari disco. Accessories are a must: oversized sunglasses, wide brim hats and jewel-encrusted bangles. Glamazons are extremists – dress hemlines must be micro-mini or maxi-long for high impact. Stilettos with swimsuits are the ultimate indulgence because after all, who’s doing laps when there’s plenty of sunbathing left to be done?

If you rock to the beats of K-pop divas 2NE1, channel their fashion flavors to the beach with candy color bikinis and edgy cutout suits. Throw on a graphic hoodie, cap and sneakers to capture their eclectic hip hop look. The 2NE1 summer look includes neon-drenched outfits, funky shades and a confidence that exudes that ‘I Don’t Care’ attitude.

‘Shibuya Sweet’ girls dream of macaroon picnics and naps in a hammock by the beach. Summer is for expressing a lighter side of life. Vintage meets Japanese kawaii in her wardrobe which is an explosion of floral maxi dresses, sugary lace skirts, polka dot boater hats, ruffle bikinis and straw totes. Rose-colored shades are a must!

Preppy Upper East Side meets nautical cool. Ride the wave with sailor stripes and anchor motifs on your next cruise. Lose the stuffy polo shirts and blouses for cute jersey playsuits, striped bikinis and a palette of red, white and navy.