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Britney Spears wearing Vix Jazz bikini

Posted in celeb style watch by Lapismar Swimwear on December 16, 2009

Britney Spears in Jazz Vix Swimwear bikini (Star Magazine, July 2009)

To shop this Vix Swimwear Jazz bikini set, click on image above

Julianne Hough graces Shape Magazine’s cover with Sauvage’s Gold Sparta bikini

Posted in celeb style watch by Lapismar Swimwear on December 16, 2009

Sauvage is known year after year for making the cut in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition magazine for their sexy swimsuits adorned with crystals, rhinestones, and other embellishments like ruffles and beading. This past July in Shape Magazine, on the cover is Country sweetheart Julianne Hough wearing one of Sauvage’s best-selling gold beaded bikini sets.

Julianne Hough wears Sauvage Gold Sparta Bikini Set (July Shape Magazine)

Country's cover models : LeAnn Rimes, Martina McBride, and Julianne Hough

Beyonce wearing Luli Fama “Belleza” bikini

Posted in celeb style watch by Lapismar Swimwear on December 16, 2009

Luli Fama has one of the best fits in itsy-bitsy bikinis. Definitely not for the shy. Their best selling bottoms are normally a smaller Brazilian cut that bares more of the back side than the average full bikini style. Beyonce was seen in the “Belleza”. This collection was also seen in Sports Illustrated Swimsuits Issue 2009, worn by Bar Refaeli. To get your own, go here.

Beyonce vacationing - seen here in Luli Fama Belleza Bikini

The Little Black (Swim)Suit

Posted in fashion by Lapismar Swimwear on November 8, 2009

Black is my favorite color to wear as far as clothing is concerned. It can be as understated or as elegant as you want it to. My beach wardrobe is no different, every season, I add another black bikini to my collection. One can never have enough black. But as a rule of thumb, I always pair it with a vibrant beach dress, bold jewelry, over sized sunglasses, or a colorful beach bag. One of my favorite movie icons of all time is Marilyn Monroe, and the other day, while reading up on her, I came across a picture of her in a bandeau one-piece that inspired me  to write this post. Each swimsuit below has its own appeal – updated with understated embellishments for a modern, yet sophisticated look.

Marilyn Monroe Vintage Swimwear

Inspiration: Marilyn Monroe in a Vintage Black Bandeau One Piece

Here are 4 of our faves from the 2010 Collection.

1. The Sexy Socialite – Sauvage’s crystal encrusted snake running up the torso is sure to turn heads. This cut-out one-piece has a low plunging neckline.

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Photo courtesy of Sauvage Swimwear

2. Eco Beach Babe – I love this new Slinky Solids line from L Space, the fabric is made partially with agricultural feedstock instead of petrochemicals. The softness of the fabric allows a snug fit without to much pinching to prevent muffin tops and the likes.

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Photo courtesy of L*Space

3. The Girly Tomboy – OndadeMar’s Gypsy Ruffles Bikinis have been so popular, the company brought back the silhouette for another season, and this time they added black. This hipster cut is perfect for the girl who wants a little more coverage, but still appreciates the comfort of the updated boy-shorts bottom.

OndadeMar “Gypsy Black Ruffles”

Photo courtesy of OndadeMar

4. The Party Girl – From L*Space is another hot celebrity one-piece cut-out monokini that’s been made popular by Audrina Patridge.

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Photo courtesy of L*Space