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  • | Ana Lopez

    An Exclusive Interview With Agua Bendita Designer, Catalina Álvarez

    Have we mentioned that Agua Bendita Swimsuits are some of our absolute favorites in the world? We didn’t tell you recently? Well then let’s discuss. At first it was more about the swimwear for us, but then we were able to interview the designers and guess what, it made us LOVE Agua Bendita even more. The […] View Post
  • | mayra

    SI: SWIMSUIT 2013- Shop the looks!

    Tons of gorgeous models in fabulous bikinis were featured just a week ago in this years Sports Illustrated: SWIMSUIT EDITION! And these styles have gotten more popular than ever. Did you like the SI styles you saw strutted all over the world? Shop these looks now! Kate Upton killed it in this simple, yet chic […] View Post
  • It’s February again. A month filled with love… and history… but best of all SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SWIMSUIT EDITION! And to no one’s surprise, Kate Upton has graced the cover once again! The curvaceous bombshell goes “Polar BARE” in Antarctica, wearing nothing but a string bikini bottom with her matching parka. This teeny bikini trend continues […] View Post
  • | mayra

    Secrets to Shopping for a Swimsuit Online

    Let’s be honest, as much as shopping online has its unbeatable advantages (as discussed in previous posts), selecting the right swimsuit size without trying it on can sometimes be challenging. That’s why we’ve recruited a fabulous team of fashion specialists to help you find the right suit for your body type. You can contact one […] View Post
  • Whoopsy daisy, Kimmy. It seems the churn of the waves misadjusted your swimsuit bottom. How is this referred to, we wonder? Butt slip? We’re not sure. What we are sure of is that a) you look great in a swimsuit, b) string bikinis flatter you, and c) you probably needed to go up a size […] View Post
  • We have a crush… on string swimwear bottoms! There’s just so much to love, can you blame us? And so many to choose from, we’ve got visions of string bottoms dancing in our heads! Our favorite thing about string bottoms is how they allow you to customize your fit. Don’t get us wrong – we […] View Post
  • | mayra

    Horrible Celebrity Swimsuit Moments

    Hollywood stars and starlets are adored and admired not only for their talents, but also for their glamorous lifestyle and looks. Most of the time we see these celebrities perfectly put together on red carpets, at awards shows, or in professional photo spreads. But what about the moments in public without a trip to the […] View Post
  • | mayra

    A Guide to the New String Bikinis

    String bikinis have become synonymous with sexy swimwear over the past decade. Women looking for designer suits with low-rise and moderate coverage swimwear began searching for string bikinis during their shopping sprees. However, traditional styles of string bottoms left some women with a lot to be desired. The problem arose mainly due to the way the strings cut into the skin, creating the unflattering “muffin top” look. Traditional string bikinis were not convenient for women who wanted to avoid constricted looks, but who also disliked the diaper-like bottom or thick waistbands that the swimwear industry offered as an alternative.

    Over the last years, brands like Agua Bendita, Maaji, and Phax Swimwear began looking into a way to make string bikinis sexier and more flattering to women of distinct body types.
    A perfect example of the above point is the Agua Dulce bikini from Agua Bendita.

    As seen below, the thick strings made of superior spandex fabric eliminate the muffin top look and lets you tie as tight as desired:

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