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July 18th, 2013 | By | 386 Comments

Bienvenido A Miami Swim Show!

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Wish We Were Here…Miami Beach.
The SWELL Buyers & Stylists are off to the Miami Swim show for a weekend of sun, South Beach and, of course, swimwear. It’s a solid weekend of scouring the show, runways and poolside parties for fresh brands, new trends, and 2014 collections from our favorite designers. A full 72 hours of bikinis. We know, though gig. But hey, someone’s gotta do it, right!?

With the top swim designers, models, media, and 95 degree tropical thunder storms in town, packing for the trip meant curating their absolute favorite (and boldly colored, it is Miami) pieces to bring along. Read on for a peek inside the travel bag of SWELL Stylist, Kylie… (more…)

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June 26th, 2013 | By | 261 Comments

You’re Invited: The Arm Party

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Celebrate Summer with red, white and blue (and orange, yellow, green, indigo and violet). This season we’re embracing the full spectrum of trims and stacking them sky high. Pile up on both wrists for the illusive double rainbow. Come one, come all, come early, or arrive (even more) fashionably late…welcome to the arm party.
Need help getting to the party?
Shop Our Favorite Picks: Braceletes

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Just a few rules for this arm party:
1. The more the merrier
2. This isn’t a junior high dance – let your bracelets mingle amongst themselves
3. Get Cray (and by “cray”, we mean Crayon…every color if at all possible)
4. Spike the punch with some hardware, tassels, etc.
5. The more the merrier

For a good time, call us at 1-800-255-7873 (or just shop online: Stackable Bracelets)

May 6th, 2013 | By | 835 Comments

Billabong XXL (Style) Awards Top Styles from the Awards Show Festivities

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The 2013 Billabong XXL Awards served up plenty of waves, and a more than a few babes rockin some killer style. Of course, the two come hand in hand when the event hosts some of the worlds top surfers (check out the line-up of nominees and winners here). Looking for more photos of the show and winners, check out the recap blog HERE.

But for those who are equally enthused by an open back mini as an open bar, read on for the first edition of the XXL Style Awards… (more…)

April 29th, 2013 | By | 443 Comments

Aqua Inspiration

We Heart: Aqua
It’s only the color of nearly everything that’s amazing about Summer: clear skies, tropical water, swimming pools, and select varieties* of bubblegum ice cream (*the best varieties that is). Wear it head-to-toe for a turquoise take on the monochromatic look, or piece it with crisp white or bright yellow. However you choose to dish it up, it’s guaranteed to bring some sunshine to the room (as well as some extra glow to your skin tone!).
Some photo-inspo for your aqua-obsession…
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Pictured above:
O’Neill Beach Pants
L*Space Fringe Bikini
Billabong Dress
L*Space Colorblock Bikini

Shop the Trend: Aqua
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Photo: Sarah Lee

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Click through for more aqua-inspo (more…)