Trendy and Stylish One-Piece Swimsuits: Definitely Not Your Grandma’s One-Piece

Trendy and Stylish One-Piece Swimsuits: Definitely Not Your Grandma’s One-Piece

One-piece swimsuits can also be flattering, chic and easy to wear. Though one-pieces used to be accompanied by a certain stigma—they’re only for grandmas, or to cover up body issues—these days, that couldn’t be farther from the truth. (To wit: Last Independence Day, 26-year-old Taylor Swift and her squad rocked red, white and blue one-pieces that just about broke the Internet.) “One-pieces are great because they give you as much or as little coverage as you want. What’s your comfort level?” asks Bare Necessities swimwear buyer Megan Puma (at left). “Every…

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The Sun was Shining at Surf Expo ~ Swimwear Trends 2017

The Sun was Shining at Surf Expo ~ Swimwear Trends 2017

I attended the Surf Expo in Orlando, Florida last week. The trade show that caters to the Surf industry is attended by a variety of swimwear manufacturers and they were eager to unveil the latest styles delivering March and into the summer months. With confidence and celebration for styles, models stepped out onto the catwalk introduced the year prior. While 2016 had only tentatively stuck in its pinky toe into the uncertain waters of high necklines and high waists, 2017 is diving into their depths with fortitude. We have discovered…

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She Sells Seashell Swimwear ~ Margarita Mermaid

Margarita Mermaid Lingerie Briefs

When I was 7-years-old, I dressed as a sparkling mermaid for Halloween, likely inspired by the hit movie of the time Splash. As in my childhood I fantasized about being a beautiful mermaid.   My mom and grandma were quite clever creating the costume, using a bright bathing suit of mine as the costume’s base, adding a seashell bra and wrapping my lower torso in green fabric with painted fish scales.  Fast-forward many years later, and once again I am able to dress as a mermaid and it also involves swimwear. …

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