Swimwear

“Covering It Up” with Macy’s

Summer is officially here! And I can’t believe I forgot to wish you a “Happy First Day of Summer!” Bad bad blogger! Well…I hope you’re enjoying your summer so far. Have any of you hit the beach or the pool yet?

The heat is definitely rising in parts of the country and I know you’ll be reaching for your swimwear soon.  I don’t know about you, but I’ll be grabbing my swimsuit and my new cover-up.

Everything But Water Now Sells Plus Sizes!

I’m not going to lie, I’ve always wished Everything But Water sold plus sizes. For so many years, I was just like you walking past their store in the mall and NEVER entering. Well, we don’t have to worry about that anymore! “The largest retailer in swim and resortwear in the US is proud to announce the availability of plus size collections from Becca Etc By Rebecca Virtue, Sorella Swim and Michael Kors nationwide in-stores and online!” I was so happy when I read that! LOL! I know I’m a dork! And I didn’t know they also sold accessories!! They really do…

Swimwear: BECCA ETC Animal Instincts

As you know, I had a chance to preview the new plus size BECCA ETC swimwear collection and I pretty much love it! And I wanted to share my favorite of all the lines-Animal Instincts. I guess I’m a sucker for python print and I’m in love with the colors too! There are so many different styles, as you can see on the beautiful Tara Lynn below. These are quality suits ladies! You are definitely going to get what you pay for. There are different options too-various two pieces, one-pieces, and cover ups. Some of the other bloggers that attended…

Introducing Sorella Swim

Summer isn’t over yet, my loves. If it was…would I be writing about Sorella Swim, this new incredibly chic luxury swimwear line? Hmmm???”Our goal with Sorella Swim is to have our customer feeling sexy and chic while wearing her Sorella swimwear. With this in mind; we pride ourselves on the high level of quality with a specific focus on fit. This key attention to detail combined with superb craftsmanship and design set Sorella Swim apart from all other full figure swim brands. Sorella Swim is a luxury swimwear brand for the real woman. It is finally a brand she can…

Hot Summer Giveaway: Win an Evans Swimsuit!

Can you believe we are on the third swimsuit giveaway in the Hot Summer Giveaway series! Swimsuits For All and Torrid have already given away amazing swimwear!This week one lucky winner will have the chance to win this gorgeous Leaf Print Bandeau Swimsuit from the UK retailer Evans! I personally picked this swimsuit out myself. I really wish I could win it. No fair!Unfortunately, there is only ONE SIZE AVAILABLE. Sorry!!This swimsuit is a size UK 24 DD/E cup that is compatible to a US size 20 DD/E cup. I have the swimsuit on hand and it could possibly fit…

Crystal Renn for Gottex Spring 2011

Crystal Renn strutted her stuff down the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week catwalk for the Gottex Spring 2011 line today. There’s no doubt she’s a beautiful woman, but has our poster girl for plus size models lost her plus size appeal?In my honest opinion, if she’s happy with the way she looks and she is comfortable in her own skin, then I’m happy for her and anyone for that matter; regardless of their size. I guess compared to the size 2 on the runway she is still a plus size model. And Gottex does make extended sizes in their swimwear line.…

Cover It Up!

Summer…Summer time!! Ok…I’m not going to get into that Wil Smith song, but I am more excited than usual in this hot weather. I am writing this post before I head to the pool and I’m staring at my ugly old cover-up. It has come in handy, but I think it’s time to move on and I’ve found a few replacements. I don’t want anything too flashy, just simple and classic. And I love the Avenue prices!!Simply Be UK £ 20.00 Avenue $19.92Avenue $13.74Evans £20.00Lane Bryant $54.50

Alisi Swimwear=Love

I never thought it would be possible for me to fall in love with swimwear. I mean, I’ve always HATED my body in a bathing suit. Well, I guess Alisi Swimwear has given me a reason to LOVE again. I’m head-over-heels for these swimsuits! Gorgeous! They come in Australian sizes 12-24. That averages to US sizes of 10-22 (make sure you check out the size chart).I would wear any one of them proudly in all of my curvy glory! Alisi is an Australian company, but they do ship internationally. You can even find them on these US and UK web…

Beach Chic on a Budget

I’ve definitely been craving a day at the beach. I just want to grab my favorite magazine and a book and just lounge! When I was packing for San Diego last week, I realized that my entire beach outfit cost less than $35! That’s swimsuit, sun hat, and flip flops.Well, you must know I’m a budgeting master. And just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean you can’t look chic on the beach, right? Well, the entire look I put together (below) was only $95.83! This is definitely a look that will carry you through the entire summer.Sandals by Forever…

Navigate