BEST of LUXURY
Luxury is in the eye of the beholder, but when it comes to the luxury lifestyle, we like to think that we know a thing or two.
A New York girl at heart, fashion designer Mara Hoffman hails from Buffalo and her business is currently based in Manhattan. Possessing an unlimited passion for creativity, the former dancer got her big break in fashion when Sex and the City Costume Designer Patricia Field, already known for being an innovator, stopped Hoffman on the streets of the East Village to compliment her outfit. The Mara Hoffman swim collections consist of playful bikinis, sexy one-pieces, dashiki cover-ups and casual, multi-functional dresses, all in the brand's signature prints and bold colors.
One glance, and you know a dress or bikini is the work of Zimmermann. Founded in 1991 by Australian sisters Nicky and Simone Zimmermann, the dynamic label stays true to its original vision: sophisticated femininity, strong silhouettes, clever color combinations and delicate original prints.Quickly they gained a strong and loyal following - smart, sartorially savvy women with an eye for quality fabrics and clever cutting.
SUBOO's stunning range of ready to wear apparel, swimwear and accessories are Perfect for weekenders and sun-seeking antipodeans. Originally launched as a Resort brand in 2007, the success of this simple concept paved the way for an expansion into women's beach and spring-summer apparel and accessories. Suboo has translated into a multinational label designed for women that have moved beyond the surf labels of their teens in search of a more stylish label to love.
Sleek sensuality and soft sophistication are showcased in the stunning swim designs from Barcelona native Andres Sarda. Sarda creates swimwear with smart elegance, feminine edge and subtle Spanish flair. Subtle detailing throughout both his luxury lingerie and swimwear reflect a pool of knowledge garnered from a family connected to textile companies since the late 19th century. This exclusive swimwear has continued to stay true to Sarda's design philosophy of combining function, style and comfort in a luxurious fashion.
Aqua Di Lara
Aqua Di Lara by award-winning designer, Reyhan Sofraci, is one of designer swimwear's most celebrated names. The Aqua Di Lara line was created to enhance the beauty of the feminine form with its original yet sophisticated styles made to be wearable both in and out of the water. For Aqua Di Lara, luxury means not only high-style but also high-quality and manufacturing excellence.
Sauvage collections are sold as separates, so matching the right top and bottom has never been easier. Coordinating cover-ups, sarongs, tunics, dresses, shoes and more help fashionable ladies customize their beach looks. Every piece is unique and the designs are hardly ordinary. Donning a Sauvage suit is bound to make a woman stand out on the beach. A San Diego native, Elizabeth and partner Simon, established Sauvage Swimwear in San Diego and are proud to design and manufacture all of their swimwear products in the USA.
Designer Lisa Moore made a splash in the swimwear industry when she released Cover, the first line of clothing and swimwear that focused on UV sun protection. Every swimsuit created by cover is certified 50+ UPF, and can withstand significant wash and wear while still maintaining protection. Based on the same body suits worn by ballerinas, this line is beautiful, effective, and helps to support the Melanoma Research Alliance.
V i X
Sophisticated fashionistas all over the world have been spotted wearing luxe bikinis and bohemian chic cover ups from ViX since designer Paula Hermanny stepped onto the swim scene in 1998. ViX's sexy collection of resort wear for women features some of the most forward-thinking spins on beach fashion today. The swimsuit line shines, incorporating super-hot tortoiseshell details and cutting-edge materials like resin to accentuate ViX's trademark leather and gold accessories. The ViX collections include a number of flowy beach cover ups and dresses, sarongs, hats, bags and sandals, perfect for the pool and the palapa alike. ViX has a long roster of celebrity fans and has additionally been featured in publications including Vogue, Elle, InStyle, People, and Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit Edition.
Through the use of bold, colorful patterns and sensual silhouettes, Parah Swimwear exposes the alluring vixen within every woman. With a magnetic ability to captivate onlookers, Parah designs show-stopping swimsuits meant to inspire uninhibited style and poise. Each graphic piece is crafted in true Italian flair, using luxurious fabrics, details and adornments to continuously create unique and edgy collections. With untamed patterns and chic designs, Parah Swimwear is made for the confident woman who is nothing short of fierce.
Sleek sexy modernity meets classic French chic for luxurious iconic brand Eres. Continuing to revolutionize the designer swimwear world with unparalleled style, swim means bold clean lines and standout design at Eres. Blurring the lines between traditional and contemporary, Eres creates an iconic style never before seen: bold, clean-lined collections that exude purity and femininity. With unsurpassed technique and craftsmanship, Eres manipulates the most luxurious materials to design a sculpted, yet comfortable, design aesthetic. This signature method, combined with an obsession for perfection, enables Eres to create swimwear that is a testimony to the brands innovative vision.