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As temperatures steadily soar

and the mercury rises-

‘dress in less’ is the barometer for summer time fashion fun,

particularly that of seaside sartorial style.



Beach wear for the gents:

Of varying proportions

from Baja East

by designers, Scott Studenberg and John Targon


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graphic maxi skirt with side pockets

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long-length tee with high side slits

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Swimming costumes for the ladies:

(images from J crew)

Solids and Graphics

from J Crew

swimming costumes, one piece, citrus colours, jcrew

(l) one piece in sunshine yellow

(r) two piece / two colours (melon orange bottom/medium blue top)

wimming costumes, two piece, graphic, sun shirt, jcrew

high impact graphic print two piece-

sun shirt and matching bottom

(images from style.com):

Of horizontal aspect

(t) Striped and sashed ;  (b) Striped and florals

by designer, Lenny Niemeyer

beach wear, striped, cover, lenny niemeyer

swimming costumes, floral _stripes, boat neck lenny niemeyer , s15

‘Teeny bikinis’ with cover-ups

(t) colour / patterns ; (b) waterworks motif

from Triya

by Isabela Frugiuele, Carla Franco, and Maria Isabel Fioravanti

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Onesies of  ‘sheer’  perfection

(t) Riviera style ; (b) Cut-out details

from Zimmermann

by Nicky Zimmermann

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swimming costumes, 15, Zimmermann_

Swim suit designs by Lenny Niemeyer

‘It’s in the cards’

playing card suits meet swimming suits

in a B/W (black/white) colour story


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Fringe fashion

wimming costumes, fringe, white, lenny niemeyer, s15


(t) black one piece, cap sleeves, button details

(m) cream full length macrame-inspired cover

two piece:  bandeau top and bikini bottom

(b) black two piece with netting detail to bandeau top

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beach wear, net cover, bandu top, lenny niemeyer, s 15. DSC005_AG29257

swimming costume, 2 piece, s 15, lenny niemeyer, DSC008_AG29328