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.
Inspired by the ultra-feminine lace lingerie designs of their grandfather, sisters Anémone and Caroline Anthon created Albertine as a continuation of a longtime family trade. Known for their silhouettes that can go from beach side to boardwalk in a pinch, Albertine epitomizes femininity. With flounce cuts, watercolors, and floral patterns as a regular part of design repertoire, you can rely on Albertine to bring you the best of luxury swimwear.
OYE, which stands for Open Your Eyes, is a brand that specializes in a little otherworldly edge. Twin sisters and Istanbul residents Ayca and Zeynep Sadikoglu began creating swimwear for themselves, only to have it catch like wildfire among friends and strangers alike. Their atelier specializes in creating a luxurious, high quality swim suit with an international flair - echoing their own lives spent around the globe.
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.
Lee + Lani
Fun, flirty and undeniably sexy, Lee+Lani's glamorous swimwear collection is ready to hit the beach, bringing with it just a little bit of attitude. From slinky two pieces to low-cut one pieces, the designs are intricate, yet versatile enough for all shapes, sizes and sun-filled locales. The edgy styles and curve-hugging fits have women around the world exuding nothing but confidence, whether on a yacht in the South of France or poolside in Miami.
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.
Once called the "Ferrari of the bikini world" by British Vogue after their release in 1999, Melissa Odabash has been shaking up the luxury swimwear world ever since. Her sexy, yet elegant designs epitomize the glamorous lifestyle of a true jet setter. Seen on stars from Paris Hilton to Kate Moss, these bikinis introduce a lot more fabulous into every wardrobe.
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.
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.
Gottex, the iconic swimwear brand, was established in 1956 and since its birth has always been associated with quality, fashionable and glamorous apr?s wear. Since its creation Gottex has been, and still remains to be the key brand on retailers' vendor matrixes, and is showcased at Bryant Park during New York Fashion Week, where it is seen as a fashion leader in swimwear.
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.