Swim + Beach + Leisure Wear

Maintaining A HEALTHY Summer Glow

Maintaining A HEALTHY Summer Glow

Everyone loves having a healthy summer glow because it helps us look fit, well, and vibrant. But getting it shouldn’t put us in danger of being ill. Summer will soon be here and with it the feel of the warmth of the sun on our skin. I can’t WAIT! Many people love being tanned as it reminds us of how good summer can feel and leaves us with a healthy summer glow. There is nothing wrong with a healthy tan to go with your beach body, but only if it is, in fact, healthy. Although the sun is a vital…

Swimwear Update: Embrace the 2017 Trends

Swimwear Update: Embrace the 2017 Trends

Time for a swimwear update? Does your swimwear collection need a refresh? Don’t panic – we’ve got you covered (or not!) with top trends for 2017. If you’re tired of the same old styles, you’ll be glad to know that 2017 is the year for a fresh and fabulous swimwear update. These top trends will give you great inspiration so that you’re ready to rock the pool or the beach and show off your sassy swimwear style. The cut-out The cut-out has been a popular style for the past few years, and since the return of the one-piece, it has…

Are You a Tomboy Sport? Then You’ll Need A Rookie.

Are You a Tomboy Sport? Then You’ll Need A Rookie.

Have you seen emerging sportluxe label Tomboy Sport yet? Fitness fanatics Kirsten Millbank and Belinda Bracale have created a new ‘go to’ product for Tomboy Sport; the ‘Rookie’. Aptly named, it’s a compact towel for the feisty fashionista who needs to easily finesse fitness sweat, but with a luxe towel. The ‘Rookie’ is the latest in the Tomboy Sport collection. It features an on-trend grid pattern that is functional, fashionable and 100% sportsluxe. The unique combination of materials means the ‘Rookie’ absorbs sweat easily, is lightweight and compact. It was designed when Adelaide-based creators, Kirsten and Belinda, saw a gap…

Daydream Believer : Sexiest New Sunglasses

Daydream Believer : Sexiest New Sunglasses

Did you see the previous fabulous sunglasses collection Underwater Love from Sunday Somewhere? Well, now it’s Daydream Believer with a magnificent photo shoot in Sicily. Sunday Somewhere has the core values of travel far, experience wide, be curious and explore. Trips without a destination that go with the flow, experienced with a sense of adventure, embody the brand. The photo shoot for Daydream Believer was in Sicily with blue skies, white cliffs, clear water and sun-kissed bodies… you just want to BE there… in Australia’s favourite sunglasses, of course. If you’re anything like me, you’ll have a few pairs of…

Underwater Love for Sunday Somewhere…come take a dip!

Underwater Love for Sunday Somewhere…come take a dip!

I wrote about Sunday Somewhere earlier last year, but now they have a fabulous NEW range ‘Daydream Believers’ of sunglasses you will LOVE. Check them out now. The label is Sunday Somewhere but the photo shoot is ‘Underwater Love’. To introduce their new range, Sunday Somewhere engaged specialist underwater photographer, Pip Summerville,to create an ethereal aesthetic. It’s the clean lines and fashionable timelessness for which this brand is becoming famous. AND Sunday Somewhere has been seen on some of the most famous faces in the world. Sunday Somewhere has introduced eight new silhouettes perfect for any occasion. Effortlessly chic and with…

New from The Iconic Sport

New from The Iconic Sport

New from The Iconic Sport is an exciting range of active-wear that will have you LIVING at the gym. I am LOVING it. Now that ‘athleisure’ is a ‘thing’, you can safely, and with great style, wear items from The Iconic Sport even if you’re just going for coffee with the girls. But why waste fabulous sportwear on coffee? Hit the weights and sweat it out at Zumba in stylish, designers duds. If you are into fitness, running, yoga or swimming then you’ll love The Iconic Sport which boasts 5 top brands. Think – Stella McCartney, Calvin Klein, Mizuno, Nike,…

Beach Life Australia

Beach Life Australia

Australians love the outdoors, and for many a swimming pool or a beach isn’t very far away. Beach Life Australia recognises this so has a focus on bringing you new swimwear designs with a retro feel. Located at Bondi, Beach Life Australia is a collection of very special brands that reflect the carefree lifestyle of outdoor-loving Aussies. Effortless, sun-kissed and with modern life in mind, Beach Life Australia boasts many different brands but We Are Handsome is creating great buzz right now. Their new The Palisades 2016 collection is inspired by the past but  firmly planted in the now with…

Five Must-Have Travel Essentials

Five Must-Have Travel Essentials

I recently went on a South Pacific cruise and it was one of the most wonderful holidays I have ever experienced. I hadn’t ‘cruised’ before so wasn’t sure what to expect; and I was not disappointed. The most compelling positive was having everything in one place, on board – entertainment, fabulous food, wonderful wines, views, fascinating people, leisure activities, even an Art Gallery – and not having to travel long distances for any of it. It got me thinking about other holiday options and what I would and would not need if I chose different destinations. Of course, that led…

Fitness Meets Fashion : St Tropez

Fitness Meets Fashion : St Tropez

I laugh in the face of cold weather; it won’t stop me keeping up appearances…and a tan. Luckily it’s real easy with St Tropez. I first used St Tropez last year, having tried numerous self-tanning products relatively unsuccessfully. And now, St Tropez has teamed up with ‘We Are Handsome’ Activewear for a new campaign. There were three key benefits I liked about St Tropez; ease of use, especially with a mitt practically no smell didn’t come off on my white sheets EVER! So I thought I’d share with you some top tips for a top tan plus yummy images from…

Running Bare Launches New Collection

Running Bare Launches New Collection

Long gone are the days of wearing an old-shirt and ‘tackie-dacks’ to a workout. Regardless of whether you are exercising alone or in a group, women want want to look good while they feel good…to look and feel even better. Running Bare knows that street-style workout gear is BIG NEWS and has responded with a head-turning new collection for AW15.

Auqua Swimwear : Australian for ‘Get Wet’

Auqua Swimwear : Australian for ‘Get Wet’

Auqua Swimwear launched their inaugural neoprene range last year, which was the first time I saw this glamorous range. WOW. Sex on a stick. The lines were classic and contoured. That was then, and Auqua swimwear has surpassed itself with the stunning new Auqua Resort collection, just released. And just as we venture into Autumn here in Australia, I was thinking of hot places to go for a holiday JUST to be able to wear one (or two) of these fabulous new designs.   [metaslider id=481] From the mermaid-inspired, shell cup bikini top to multiple spaghetti strap swimwear, Auqua swimwear…

Lola and Lamar New Season Swimwear

Lola and Lamar New Season Swimwear

Lola and Lamar is the new swimwear label from Australian/American design duo Siobhan Norris and Lamar Dansby Jr. Why am I delighted to see it? Because this new label, launched just two months ago, features real women in sexy swimwear.Inspired by the elegant adventurism of the iconic 1980’s and 90’s, Lola and Lamar fuses bold design with sophistication in timeless shapes. Siobhan and Lamar set out to design individual pieces that embody their love of the seduction of the perfect swimsuit. Lola & Lamar was born as the undisputed go-to for bold and beautiful swimwear, celebrating confidence, natural beauty and…