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DVF x ROXY Beach Coverup

COVERUP: Diane von Furstenberg‘s bold prints meet Roxy’s signature swim silhouettes in a collection that is both playful and empowering. The graphic hexagon print of this dress, with its bold use of shadows, recalls some of DVF’s first designs. It doubles as a swim coverup so you can look stylish poolside.

ROOM: A pure, white and kelly green living room with a contemporary sofa paired with palm leaf pillows flanked by  sleek, midcentury modern end tables with triple gourd table lamps. The square abstract canvas, bird decor item, and Warhol coffee-table book bring this space into 2013 via Morrison Fairfax Interiors.

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'Vintage Surf' One Piece Swimsuit

ROOM: Inspired by The Endless Summer? A surf board can be a sculptural element when bared with likeminded bohemian items. Surf shack chic is embodied by relaxed and mismatched pieces. A slightly eroded wooden floor helps, too.  Photograph via Coastal Living.

ONE PIECE BATHING SUIT: W Swimwear’s ‘Vintage Surf’ One Piece Swimsuit features an array of classic boards—long and short— which transport a plunging one-piece swimsuit back in surf history. Purchase via Nordstrom.

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Tukie Flower High Waist Bikini

BIKINI: The Tukie Flower High Waist Bikini channels your inner Gidget meets Brigitte Bardot at a Nantucket yacht party via Free People.

ROOM: A contemporary yet classic marine living room in Sao Paolo, Brazil ala Marcelo Brito & Pedro Potaris architectural interiors. The navy and white stripes pair nicely with paisley.

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“Hark, now hear the sailors cry, Smell the sea and feel the sky, Let your soul and spirit fly into the mystic…” – Van Morrison, Lyrics from Into the Mystic 

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Bathing Suit:  Mara Hoffman’s ruffle-detailed multicolored Aztec-print bikini will add a burst of brights to your swimwear collection. Image found HERE. / Room: A geometric Aztec print rug with bright colors that have Peruvian and Mexican flair. The spartan wood and stark white walls give the environment a “ranch” quality. A rocking chair brings a southwestern, old-country vibe to the modern space. Image found HERE.

Bathing Suit: Bring the Safari to your body with this We Are Handsome – The Mother, womens multi coloured one piece swimsuit with a low scooped neckline. The swimsuit is fully lined (so you do not have to worry about see-through nip slips…phew!) and also features a deep scooped rear and the eye-catching ‘The Mother’ elephant photographic print. Image found HERE. / Room:  Remember the days of shipping your clothes in a trunk on summer holiday to Africa? The plush, navy, velvet couch captures the opulence of the late 1800’s while the wallpaper is the color of a Savannah sunset. Photo courtesy of Peppermint Bliss; photo by Emily Anderson. Image found HERE.

Bathing Suit: One Piece Swimsuit by Hanne Bloch. The seventies inspired halter one piece comes in a classic multi-color knit and is finished with the designer’s signature flirty silver tassels. The designer Hanne Bloch’s philosophy is that a wardrobe should complement the beach or pool-side as much as it does a night out. Image found HERE. / Room: The vibrant patterned rug, the natural fibers (cottons, woods, etc) all play into the easy yet bright calm vibe of this room. The wire mesh coffee table in a cerulean blue gives a quirky vibe and directly contrast the color play of the orange and purple hues. Brighter is better. Image found HERE.