Riot on the beach, party in the street! With a cheeky mantra, and suits to match, Beach Riot Founder Nicole Hanriot has become a driving force in innovative swimwear design. We met up with Nicole at Beach Riot Headquarters to check out her creative space and get a sneak peek at what’s next for the brand. Read on for the interview + photo tour…
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You’re packing for (insert your dream/actual Spring beach destination here). Maybe you’re like me, and just enjoy packing light, or maybe, between the bikinis, multiple footwear options, hats, more bikinis and the kitchen sink, a beach bag may just not fit into the mix. What to leave behind?! Panic sets in. This type of life-altering decision calls for a creative solution: pack one, multipurpose piece: a scarf. Among the list of things you’ll use it for (a beach wrap, racerback tank, blanket for the plane, head wrap, kimono…the list is endless), a beach /market bag is at the top in terms of space-saving functionality. Read below the break to learn how to tie your scarf into a beach bag… (more…)
THE 2014 PRE-SPRING STYLE GUIDE HAS ARRIVED!
Bikini weather is in sight! Start off Spring in a sunny state of mind. It’s time to shake off Winter blues, subbing in vivid hues and sun-spiked washes. No sun in sight? Flip through the pages ahead for some vacation inspiration. Then get to packing!
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Watch It: Check out behind the scenes footage from the making of the February catalog, shot in Laguna Beach, CA…
I love overalls, I could live and sleep in overalls. There is nothing better than when I find a pair of great overalls that look even better on me than they do hanging on the rack. It doesn’t matter which brand, where they came from, or how old they are, they just have to fit me like they were designed just for me. Not only are these overalls the perfect fit, but they are jungle print. If you know me, I do not wander far from loud, fun prints. So my favorite print combined with my deep love for overalls, makes for a match made in outfit heaven. The great thing about overalls is, unlike dresses and skirts, you can jump and run around in them. These overalls brought out my inner tomboy. I completed my laid back look with a matching backwards hat and dreams of climbing around a lush jungle. Tie on some converse and you’ll be back in grade school, only this time you’ll be cooler. If you really want to get a little wild, I sometimes pair these overalls with a leopard coat. While that may sound too wild for some, my excuse has been that both prints are “jungle theme” that counts for something right?