Designer Amanda Ché was born and raised minutes from Malibu Beach in Calabasas, California. She discovered her love and talent for design and business at a very young age. Right before graduating from the Los Angeles Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Amanda designed and sold her first line of luxury handbags to upscale boutiques in the US. Now recognizing a niche in the swimwear market for unique designer suits with lingerie fit, she launched contemporary swimwear in the A.Ché collection. A.Ché is unique by integrating intimate apparel construction and the latest technology available for exceptional fit, with artistic styling details. The line features fine Italian fabrics, bra-styled molded cups, underwires & push-ups designed for sophisticated, chic women looking for sultry styles, fit and European flare.
Over 125 years of experience, a clear eye for quality, function and comfort and an up-to-the-minute know-how make ANITA Dr. Helbig GmbH one of the most authoritative ladies' underwear and swimwear specialists - particularly for larger sizes.
With diverse product lines, she is able to meet the various needs of women of all types and ages. The ideal choice after breast surgery or during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and also catering to younger women with a fuller figure and bust.
What's more, Anita UniqueBodyWear combines fashion consciousness fit, function and comfort into an irresistibly harmonious product - in its post-operative, lingerie and swimwear ranges alike. To complete the whole, it also offers a range of matching accessories.
Mark Badgley and James Mishka proclaimed by Vogue as one of the top ten American swimwear designers. They joined forces in 1988 catering their swimsuits to a sophisticated, contemporary, younger customer. Celebrities such as Madonna, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Roberts, Sarah Jessica Parker and Sharon Stone have all been seen in these stunning swimsuits. Specializing in unique bikinis, one piece swimsuits and fantastic coverups.
BECCA’s 2011 Collection is designed to express your individual state of mind and personality. Rebecca Virtue, a native Californian and alumna of Otis College of Art and Design, resides in Orange County, California where she creates her namesake, BECCA. Rebecca’s knowledge of design is defined by her ability to beautifully adapt fashion to the female form by combining exclusive fabrics and print with the perfect fit. BECCA can suit your mood.
New York designer Betsey Johnson has built her long-standing career in fashion by following her own set of rules. Known for her celebration of the exuberant, the embellished, and the over the top, Betsey has been rocking the fashion industry with her unique and original designs since the 1960's. Her commitment to remain true to her one-of-a-kind vision has afforded Betsey continued success in an industry known for its fickleness. Her ability to change with the times while keeping her designs pure has not gone unnoticed. At the 1999 CFDA Awards, Betsey was presented The Timeless Talent Award. She's the original wild child and set to paint the town pink.
Charmline by Maryan Mehlhorn Swimwear:
Charmline Swimwear proves that Maryan Mehlhorn never stops working for her loyal fans around the world! Similar to Maryan Mehlhorn’s other world-renowned brands, Charmline Swimwear is created with excellence, elegance, and sophistication in mind.
Although the majority of products from Charmline are one-piece style designer swimsuits, due to their hidden body control designing, every woman can confidently flaunt her stuff and will undoubtedly look hotter than ever! Comfortable bust support, flattering shapes, and luxurious fabrics are all present in the impressive collection from Charmline Swimwear.
Originally envisioned by Stefania Di Simone, Chio di Stefania D came into being in the spring of 1999. Currently the line is designed by two sisters, Stefania and Maria Cristina Di Simone, who create and manufacture the line exclusively in Italy. The goal was to create a collection of swimwear that contained a strong measure of high fashion and introduced the concept of ‘haute couture’ to beachwear. Chio beachwear is sold around the world. Italian glamour is combined with American style creating refined pieces. Chio’s collection is versatile enough to be worn while sun tanning on a pool deck, yet remains sophisticated enough to wear to an evening cocktail party on the beach.
Henrique Rosset, a charismatic and determined entrepreneur, transformed his small shirt factory in the 1930’s into the most important textile manufacturer in South America. Today the Rosset Group is the largest textile manufacturer in Brazil, comprised of Valisere, leader in the high-end lingerie segment, and Cia.Maritima, the largest producer of beachwear in the country.
Considered the hottest and most sought after swimwear line in Brazil, Cia.Maritima was launched by Benny Rosset in 1990. It is undoubtedly the most sophisticated found on the sultry beaches of Brazil.
Benny created a unique marriage in Cia.Maritima; between decades of The Rosset Group’s fabric technology and expertise and the incorporation of detailed hand-work, fine embroideries, crystal beading and intricate lace. It is designed as a high-end boutique collection with very select distribution.
Cocobelle Sandals take on a refreshing approach to thongs and sandals with their cute concepts and "wear all day" comfort. Cocobelle Sandals have loads of style, they are chic and have ethnic looks that go from day to night effortlessly.
Debbie Katz was born in Argentina and raised in Germany. Katz moved to Miami where she founded an international production company. Katz started to design dresses that combined old world flair with new world comfort.
What started with a basic collection of beach dresses, drawstring pants and shirts grew quickly into an elaborate array of trendy yet timeless pieces for woman and men. Already a “must have” on the international scene of South Beach (Miami). National and international merchants show an overwhelming interest in the “Debbie Katz collection”. Today the Debbie Katz collection goes from the simple basic pieces in black and white for men and women to high fashion key pieces like her patchwork styles or her asymmetric skirts.
Just imported this year from Rio by Despina Filios. Despi Swimwear has playful, flirty and sophisticated swimsuits with exaggerated detail and embellishments such as leather, stones, crystals and beading. Specializing in bikinis.
Neila Granzoti Rudden was born and raised in Sao Paulo, by her Brazilian and Italian parents. Elements of these two cultures mingle in the inspiration of her line of jewelry, swimwear, and lingerie. Her sensual, feminine pieces caress the skin, celebrating the female form. Each piece is named after an exotic plant, animal, or place in Brazil. Neila's inspiration is the natural beauty of her native Brazil and the cultural imprint of living in Italy. The swimwear exudes sophistication and youthfulness for the classy woman. Her swimwear and lingerie blends the styles and trends of Brazil and Italy.
Diva Swimwear puts the emphasis on swimsuit fashion, fit, elegance and class. These qualities enable every woman to find the perfect swimsuit and elegant cover-up. Rachael Pappo is the designer, owner of Diva Swimwear. In 1999, won the D.I.V.A. award in Atlanta for Swimwear Designer of the year. Specializing in larger cup sizes for both one piece swimsuits and bikinis.
Dorit’s European fashion consciousness and American spirit encapsulates and reflects the Dorit brand philosophy of forging an intimate relationship with the wearer. Sophisticated by choice, unique in creativity and daring in vision, the Dorit collections are designed for the stylish, well traveled woman.
Ed Hardy Swimwear:
Ed Hardy swimsuits are worn by celebrities such as Britney Spears, The Jonas Brothers, Selena Gomez, Christian Bale, Madonna and P Diddy just to name a few. He has taken tattoos to another level with his swimsuits and is now recognized for his technical brilliance and mesmerizing imagery in his swimwear. Specializing in very skimpy, sexy bikinis, cut out one piece swimsuits and deep v cut swimsuits. Great sequin detail can be added to most swimsuits.
Long before the Los Angeles native became the designer and creative director behind Ella Moss, Pamella was cultivating her own unique sense of style. Trading printmaking for patternmaking, she enrolled at The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in downtown LA, and in 2001 she co-founded Ella Moss. The name comes from a combination of her nickname (ELLA) and the nickname of her co-creator Moise Emquies (Moss). While Ella Moss may not be one specific person, she is the muse, and a large part of Pamella's vision for the collection.
Established in 1949, Gottex Swimwear is the most popular swimsuit line. Gottex Swimwear brings bright colors, great fit, support and a supreme understanding of the woman’s body. Each swimsuit print is associated with cultural influence. Gottex Swimwear breaks the barriers between swimwear and high fashion. It is the most well known Israeli swimwear company worldwide. Gottex Swimwear’s Mikado swimsuit is worn by women Internationally. Gottex specializes in tankini swimsuits, one piece swimsuits, bikinins and most swimsuits have super tummy control. Gottex Swimwear is cut for the mature woman, however, swimsuits are cut small. Gottex Bikinis are cut very small.
1962 was the birth of Havaianas. It was inspired by the Zori, typical Japanese sandals made of fabric straps and rice straw soles. It is for this reason that the foot-bed of all Havaianas have a textured rice pattern, one of its many unmistakable features.
Stylish, sophisticated and sexy, JETS Swimwear creates an elegant silhouette both in and out of the water. The JETS by Jessika Allen™ label, approaching its 30th anniversary was shifted to the forefront of Australian and International fashion when it was bought and re-launched by Jessika and Adrian Allen in 2001. It upholds a standard of superior quality through its heritage of craftsmanship and unique design style.
is a contemporary line of both casual and dressy apparel based in Arleta, Los Angeles, California founded by Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor. Now owned by the Liz Claiborne fashion company, Juicy Couture is known for their signature velour tracksuits as well as other clothing and accessories. Their signature Juicy crest, as well as the phrases "Love, G&P" (formerly "Love P&G") are stitched on the inside tag of each item of Juicy apparel, as well as the shopping bags used at the boutiques and flagship stores.
Juicy Couture is known for its large number of slogans and symbols.
An accomplished designer educated in New England, Karla Colletto creates custom pieces from sportswear to bridal gowns. Using unique fabrics, whimsical cut-outs
and unexpected details, Karla Colletto reinvented the market. At the heart of each Karla Colletto suit are luxurious Italian microfibers in rich colors and striking patterns. Customized accents utilize a variety of textures and shapes, adding dimension, contrast
and a surprising glimpse of skin. By forging an intimate relationship with the wearer,
Karla Colletto pieces both embody and transcend the quintessential
Ever since it was founded in 1959 in Barcelona, Kuny has provided a strong element of creativity and style in its swimwear designs for women and children. An indisputable innovator in beachwear fashion, it was the first brand in Europe to bring out accessories, such as wraps, trousers and shirts.
In 1965 it was awarded "La Coupe du Bon Goût Français", including a contract whereby all Miss Europes are to wear Kuny bathing costumes.
Kuny is recognized for its striking designs (bright colors and eye-catching prints) as well as its elegant and adaptable shapes. In 2009, Kuny celebrated its 50th birthday, with a long trajectory of international recognition. Kuny has been able to adapt to the latest fashion trends without losing the original spirit that has led it to be a reference among the feminine swimwear fashion elite.
L Space Swimwear:
Monica Wise is the founder of L Space Swimwear. L Space Swimwear has uncomplicated yet hip swimsuits . She uses slinky style and wonderful jewel tones that flatter all women. Monica will never lose site of quality, special swimwear lines and the appeal that L Space Swimwear is known for. Specializing in fantastic bikinis.
Rod Beattie has an innate sense about what women wear in and near the water. His trend-savvy designs are sophisticated while ensuring a comfortable fit. Instead of cycling the past, he believes in experimenting with a new leg-line, different strap, or modern color combination.
With extreme glitz and glamour, Lady Lux Swimwear has taken swimwear to the next level. The collection captures a genuine sense of luxury that shines anywhere from a relaxing desert oasis such as Las Vegas or Palm Springs to an exclusive beach paradise such as South Beach or Laguna Beach. Whether by a glistening pool, a resort haven, or a sandy beach, Lady Lux Swimwear cater to fun-loving, sexy and sophisticated women with distinctive styles and discriminating tastes!
Lenny Swimwear is made in Brazil and designed by Lenny Niemeyer, a true Brazilian Beach lover. Lenny saw a gap in the market and decided to produce sophisticated swimwear. The collection is daring, fashion forward, dramatic and sexy with wonderful bold and colorful fabrics. The swimsuits are meant to highlight femininity, beauty and charm. Specializes in bikinis and sexy one piece swimsuits.
Lidea by Maryan Mehihorn
Maryan Mehlhorn’s sophisticated and utterly elegant creations are carefully designed to fit all shapes and sizes with matching accessories. Lidea provides stunningly beautiful bikinis and costumes for younger figures.
Lindy-Lou’s Tote Bag
Lindy Kummings started Gloveables, Inc. in 2002. In 1994, Lindy was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer. Lindy emerged from the ordeal victorious. In 2001, Lindy began brainstorming. This is when she came up with the idea to apply colorful pleated oilcloth borders and attach them to standard rubber gloves to combine fashion with function! Only a year later, a patent was issued and Gloveables was born. They have appeared in "O," "British Vogue," "Readers Digest," and countless other publications. Lindy has now started on another venture with LindyLou's Tote bags. LindyLou's faux patent leather totes can be used as both purse and tote. A perfect beach bag, travel bag, diaper bag, gym bag. Designed for every woman! Fun and Chic!
Born in Cuba, and raised in Miami, Florida, Lourdes “Luli” Hanimian has always had a strong desire to become an innovator in the fashion industry. Earning acclaim as well as a devoted following of consumers and celebrities, LuliFama became known for its universally flattering fit and immaculate designs. LuliFama incorporates an eclectic mix of color palettes and textures, resulting in a unique look that is at once sophisticated, festive and charmingly girly. Artfully placed embellishments, such as faceted glass beads, creates a perfect balance on streamlined silhouettes.
The assortment of exclusive pieces, including monokinis, bikinis, cover-ups and dresses, are made from light fabrics and enhanced exceptional details tailored to accentuate a woman’s figure. The cosmopolitan culture and Latin influence in LuliFama Swimwear are apparent in the contemporary shapes, intense colors and fusion of innocence and seductiveness.
“And the name LuliFama?Luli has always been my nickname, for Lourdes,” says Hanimian, “and Fama means fame in Spanish.
With extreme glitz and glamour, Lady Lux Swimwear has taken luxury swimwear to the next level. The collection captures a genuine sense of luxury that shines anywhere. It caters to fun-loving, sexy and sophisticated women with distinctive styles and discriminating tastes. Designed to definitely shine, the line featues an array of fine detailed embellishments such as gorgeous hand-sewn sequined lace, lustrous and illuminating crystals and radiating semi-precious gemstones to add to its unique style.
Magicsuit by Miraclesuit:
Miraclesuit swimsuits begin with a unique and innovative fabric, Miratex®.
It utilizes the best in bra support, including the newest innovation, the one piece molded bra construction that has the underwires built into the foam bra. No more bulky wire construction or wires that poke through after a couple of wearings. This season features bold graphic patterns, engineered florals, European-inspired prints, modern florals, animal skins and classic dots. Completing the look is the Swim to Soiree’ sportswear and cover-up grouping, including coordinating pareos, scarves, and beach shirts designed to make a splash. The Miraclesuit collection is designed to appeal to women of all ages.
Mar Y Sol
Mar Y Sol is a socially responsible accessories brand that collaborates with artists in New York and artisans in Madagascar. Authentic accessories are made by hand using natural materials sourced sustainably from Madagascar’s precious forests. Laurel Brandstetter launched Mar Y Sol, formerly Mad Imports, in 2003. Despite measured economic progress over the last decade, Madagascar experienced a political coup in 2009 that continues to threaten the livelihood of its people, the conservation of its forests and the unique product that Mar Y Sol and our artisan partners bring to the world.
After completing her undergraduate studies at Youngstown University, she packed her bags and headed east to New York City's venerable Fashion Institute of Technology. She aced her degree in design. However, Nanette knew she wouldn't be satisfied until her creations bore her own name. In 1992, Nanette set up shop in a penthouse office in the garment district
Gideon Oberson Swimwear:
From St. Tropez to Porto Cervo, Oberson’s color palette has been inspired by the lush colors and textures of the Mediterranean. As a final touch, the swimwear collection has been sun-kissed with 18 karat gold details. Specializing in fabulous swimsuit prints, bikinis, one piece swimsuits, tankini swimsuits and coverups, cut small.
OndadeMar was founded 10 years ago in Colombia as a luxury swimwear brand. Over the years the company has set new fashion trends by designing apparel with a subtle Latin flair, carefully crafted to enhance a woman’s natural beauty.
The design, distribution and manufacturing process has been customized to achieve high international quality standards, therefore being recognized as an international market leader. The apparel can be found in top boutiques and venues around the world.
In 2002 Paola Robba was invited to participate in the Sao Paulo fashion week and there, PokoPano was established as one of the best swimwear lines internationally. Specializing in bikinis with a youthful appeal.
Red Carter is a favorite designer directly from South Beach. He is motivated by his South Beach surroundings and art deco style. His brilliant collection of swimwear incorporates sophisticated design, form and function. Specializing in bikinis and one piece swimsuits with a wild and daring flare.
ROIDAL, S.L. a company founded in the late seventies, specializes in the design and creation of women's swimwear that has the elegant and exclusiveness of the highest fashion. The factory is located at SALOMÓ.
This family-run company began its operations in Spain, where it soon consolidated a most select clientele, catering for the medium to high segments of the swimwear market. Due to drive and dedication, its exports went on rising, and new outlets were created in the United States, Canada, Australia and Russia, among others.
The wide range of ROIDAL models means we can find the right costume for every type of woman, from the every youngest figures to the fuller sizes, giving them all that special touch of elegance and distinction.
With a unique blend of style, sophistication, charm, alluring colors, and exquisite hand-stitched embroideries, RYGY has been making a big splash in fashion for 28 years. Using the finest materials, they are renowned for creating swimwear that is superior in silhouette, proportion, and fit.
Founded in Rio de Janeiro- one of the cities that best embodies the beach spirit- Rygy has always been at the forefront of beach.
Rygy understands that fashion is an expression of lifestyle.
Elizabeth Southward has over ten years of swimwear design experience. She offers fashion forward swimwear styles women crave. The Lux Swimwear Collection features prints from the wild, sequined, beaded and crochet swimsuits. Specializing in wild bikinis and one piece swimsuits.
SilvianImberg swimwear collection for women adopts a new approach to shape, now more constructed than before. SilvianImberg Swimwear features new materials for greater comfort and chic daily wear. The broad color palette of SilvianImberg explores new fashion shades alongside the timeless classics. "SilvianImberg" is extremely body conscious, and even with its more unusual elements, the line is extremely wearable. SilvianImberg's target audience is the sensual, elegant woman, looking to make the most of her curves and look sexy without revealing too much skin. New proportions and a confident, sometimes eccentric slant culminate in a mirror effect that casts a magnificent metropolitan light over beachwear.
St. John Swimwear is made right here in the U.S. for the most fashion forward women. A swimsuit international favorite for years, their swimsuits are detailed with wonderful bold braided belts, lavish details and eye popping colors. Specializing in wonderful bikinis, tankini swimsuits, one piece swimwear and great coverups.
Made in Germany, Sunflair Swimwear specializes in large cup sizes with trendy color combinations, elaborate prints, and inspiring trends of Africa and South America. Specializing in Beautyform one piece swimsuits which provides an instantly slimmer and slenderizing look. Sunflair Swimwear also specializes in bikinis and one piece swimsuits that fit up to an F Cup.
Known as “Cosmetics For Your Feet.” TKEES are available in over 40 different shades. Glam up those feet by the pool, at the beach, at work or at a party. Go from relaxed to luminous without the headaches. TKEES will make your feet smile!
The idea for Tommy Bahama was sketched on cocktail napkins while sipping pina coladas at the beach. The founders didn’t just invent a fictional character; they fashioned a lifelong philosophy of leisure.
Tommy Bahama brands have grown to represent the good life in all its wonderful forms. Life is one long weekend at Tommy Bahama.
Trina Turk studied apparel at the University of Washington and took her first job with the Seattle-based sportswear manufacturer, Britannia Jeans. Turk’s next stop was Los Angeles, where she waded into a sea of 30 prints per season designing surf wear for Ocean Pacific.
Turk’s next step was the launch of her own business in 1995. The Trina Turk Collection is full of the Season’s most casually sophisticated – and “must have” silhouettes. Trina’s philosophy is to create wearable, optimistic fashion that incorporates the best aspects of classic American sportswear. The collection has become known for an amazing pant fit and gorgeous signature prints.
Vitamin A Swimwear:
This swimwear collection is designed by Amahlia Stevens based on laid back beach vibe luxury. Known for the wonderful Italian hardware and luxurious swimsuit fabrics, she has an international eye for concepts of shimmering sophistication and detailing in her swimwear. Specializing in great bikinis and matching coverups. Extra Large Top will easily fit a D Cup.
Vix Swimwear, Hermanny Swimwear and Sofia Swimwear:
Designed by Paula Hermanny. Paula travels the beaches internationally for inspiration and beautiful materials for her swimsuits. Her detail adds the finishing touches to the swimsuits that Vix Swimwear, Hermanny Swimwear and Sofia Swimwear are famous for. Tops and bottoms of swimsuits are sold separately so the swimsuits fit all body types. This year, the majority of the swimsuit line can be interchanged to create wild, sexy and unique swimsuit combinations that only Paula can accomplish on a sophisticated swimwear level. Vix Swimsuits have been worn by Jennifer Aniston, Denise Richards, Eva Longoria, Heidi Klum just to name a few. Hermanny Swimwear is cut fuller for the mature woman, however, cut on the small side as well. Sofia Swimwear is designed for the younger woman, youthful, cut a bit larger than Vix Swimwear; however the Sofia Swimsuits are still cut on the small side.