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OCEANSCAPES

I can barely contain my excitement as we launch our OCEANSCAPES Eco Waterwear collection!!! In what started as a tiny creative spark between ocean going girlfriends to further sustainablity and raise awareness of our out of control plastic consumption has come to its beginning stage of fruition in this evolving collection. A collaboration of artistic expressions, a passion for ocean conservation and a drive to create change is the fuel to our creative fires in shaping a sustainable, ethical, functional waterwear model and future.  As my good friend Kristin was diving into her photographic artivism it was evident to us both that her dreamy oceanscape captures belonged on swimwear. Her beautiful images reflect her unique vision and range between evocative and moody underwater scapes to fantastic...

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FRESH PRINTS

Moving someplace new from the Virgin Islands is super weird as many of you know. My man likes to tell me I am like Eddie Murphy in Coming to America. I learn new things everyday. Like what a garbageman is. I miss sailing and finding parking is a really frustrating new activity. Upswing is after 3 years I can still go to the grocery store and be wildly entertained by the variety and abundance. What a time to be alive. Also I don't know everyone in the store. Living in a city for the first time in my life is really new and exciting as well. I'm a TINY island kind of girl (the island I grew up on is...

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SUSU BESAR

For a few years I lived on a boat traveling Indonesian islands. During my time there I met many wonderful people, people who gave me some very endearing nicknames. One that seemed to stick was "Susu Besar" which literally translates to MILK BIG. You can guess what they were referring to. My girls were such a big hit in Indo that I had aunties in a Sumatran market squeezing my produce. Uninvited (#metoo). Even at my teensy-est I am a D cup and most people do not know that that is THE SINGULAR REASON I started making bikinis. While working long hours on sailboats I could never find any tops besides a sports bra that were made to comfortably lug...

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The Big Lie

Women, you've been lied to And we've all bought it. Hook, line and sinker. Every last one of us. If you are of the female persuasion you unfortunately have been told by media, society and everyone else that not only is your most important attribute your appearance but in addition you are supposed to fit into someone else's idea of how they want you to look. It is ingrained into your existence. You are expected to appear in unrealistic ways and by simply looking like yourself you are told you are inadequate. It starts early. You have been so objectified that you have unreal expectations of yourself causing body dysmorphia.Yeah thats right, you've got it, no matter how perfect society...

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For the Ladies

  It took me a minute but I wanted to say HAPPY 2018 I  AM  FEELING  IT January was sort of the Prequel to this energetic full moon (supermoon, blue moon, blood moon eclipse, wtf) that will begin to shift into what for me is supposed to be a creative explosion. I can dig it. I am excited and dazzled to be in the company of so many outstanding women. I see you out here shining and working at being your best. I want to take time to reiterate that you are enough and you are beautiful. Relax. Believe me I know, I'm the one who gets to see you all in your vulnerable bikini glory. Right now it's time...

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