Tag Archives | swimwear

Our ModStylists Share Tips on Finding Swimwear That Suits YOU

Frustrated trying to find the right fit and style when it comes to swimwear? Fret no more — ModStylist Amy shows you how to ‘suit up’ in this video.

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3 Steps to Finding Swimsuit Confidence by Blogger Brittany, Herself

Inspirational author Brittany Gibbons (of popular blog Brittany, Herself) chats with us about developing swimwear confidence. Here, she offers up 3 steps for tackling bathing suit season.

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The ModCloth Community Helps Us Find the Perfect Swimsuit

We turned to our Community to find the perfect swimsuit for our next beach getaway.

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Welcome to Miami: Retro Beach Photos to Fall For

When I came across Ann Armbruster’s book The Life and Times of Miami Beach at local thrifting mecca Urban Ore, I immediately knew I had to add it to my collection of retro tomes. I whip it …

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Jump Into This Pool of Images

Has our new collection, The Style Aquatic, made a splash with you yet? Our first underwater stylebook showcases retro swimwear in the bright colors, attractive patterns, and flattering cuts you love. These outtakes were too cute to let go, …

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Style Icon: Esther Williams, ‘The Million Dollar Mermaid’

It’s no secret that we love swim icon Esther William’s ravishingly retro swimsuit line, but we’re also inspired by her supremely successful life. Besides donning a swim cap as a pro athlete, this all-around icon was also a movie star, singer, dancer, businesswoman, and swimwear designer. Dive in to read more about how ‘The Million Dollar Mermaid’ made waves in sports, film, and fashion!

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Page Turners: A Charming Summer Editorial

All images via Flickr user Millie Motts.

Ah, April – the month when the suns finally rolls out of bed, and one can practically taste the summer on their lips. Soon, we’ll all be gallivanting around in short sleeves …

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Obsolete Fashion: A Brief (and Modest) History of the Bathing Suit

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Images (Left to right): Vicfun.blogspot.com and Fuzzylizzie

With the introduction of railways in the early 1800s, the seaside emerged as a popular destination for vacationers from all classes. Still, modesty ruled the Victorian era, and ladies would wade onto the …

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Why, Hello There, Handsome: An Interview with We Are Handsome

In this day and age, convincing women to ditch their teeny weenie string bikinis for a traditional one-piece is a near-impossible mission. But you’ll find that swimwear designers Jeremy Somers and Indhra Chagoury are quite persuasive.

Running under the name …

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The Swimsuit Conundrum: Finding the Perfect Bathing Suit Online

When summer rolls around, many of us would rather crawl under our desks than brave bathing suit season. But have no fear! We’re here to help conquer those anxieties. Here are a few tips to consider when shopping for a

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