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in Bahamas, Swim

Sandy Tones

I’m bringing sandy tones to the beach! As it’s October, I have been inspired by the fall tone-on-tone looks I’m seeing everywhere and wanted to put my own Caribbean twist on it! We don’t have any falling leaves here in the islands, but sandy hues work perfectly right here on the beach!

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in Bahamas, Style, Swim

Summer Plaid

This print is reminiscent of the madras fabric so familiar in our islandโ€™s traditional wear. Reinterpreted with jewel tones and designed with a vintage-inspired silhouette, this high waisted, color saturated bikini has quickly become one of my favorites.



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in Style, Swim

15 Black Female Owned Swimwear Brands

Today, Iโ€™ve rounded up 15 beautiful and diverse swimwear lines founded and owned by Black female designers, some of which I already own and some of which are new to me. From classic styles to bold designs, there is a little something for everyone’s tastes. I hope you discover a few new brands to love and find as much joy shopping these sites as I did. After you’re done exploring these incredible companies, I hope you continue reading about the many other ways in which you can support #BlackLivesMatter today and everyday.

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in CC, Looks, Style, Swim

PatBO Pink Palms

Happy New Year! January is my favorite month of the year in the Caribbean – the sun is shining, the temperature is perfection, and the ocean is always a beautiful blue. A day at the beach is exactly what I needed to get some much needed R&R as it’s been a holiday whirlwind of celebrations, with my recent 30th birthday being the cherry topper on the sundae!

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in Style, Swim, Trinidad & Tobago

Tropic of C

It stands for Tropic of Cancer, Capricorn, or even Candice, but I sit here quite happily thinking to myself that it stands for Tropic of Carolyn. In case you haven’t heard of it yet, Tropic of C is a sustainable swimwear, designed by Candice Swanepoel, inspired by the tropics, with signature Brazilian curves and vintage flair.



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in Style, Swim, U.S. Virgin Islands

Buying A One Piece // Johanna Ortiz

One-piece swim suits are my favorite. There are endless flattering styles, plus they feel more like an outfit than a bikini. Here are a few basic rules I follow when I’m shopping for a one-piece.

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