Swim in Summer

12 Jul 2014

In praise of the bikini―A summer fashion classic throughout the years

Stylist: Kristin Wood  Photography: Leslie Koehn  Model: Michal Lauren Cheshire  Hair & Makeup: Chelsea Sule  Location: Home of Allison Surfboards, Wilmington NC

Summer BohemianSwimsuit Fashion 2014 Wilmington NC

Swim Systems bikini Tie Dye Printed Top & Tie Dye Skirted bottoms, both $78,
Wallaroo "Nina" hat, $50, all at Redix.
Whistlepig Workshop "Jean Jeanie" necklace, $70, at whistlepigworkshop.com.


Designer SummerSwimsuit Fashion 2014 Wilmington NC

Edge of Urge "Maria" Solid bikini in Eggplant and Black, $110,
Vans "Janelle Hipster" sunglasses, $12,
I Like It Here Club "The Yovanni" necklace, $140,
and "The Bergman" earrings, $80, all at Edge of Urge.
Art Co. Surfboard design by Clark Hipolito, shaped by Will Allison.


Swimsuit Fashion 2014 Wilmington NCAfter the Boat

French Connection "David Denim" shirt in "Extreme Bleach", $98,
Big Star "Devision" Jeans in "Mariner", $118,
William Painter "Original Wayfarers" sunglasses in Titanium, $155,
Vagabond bracelet in brown & sterling, $39,
Kimono "Magnus Print Series "Woodland Camo" watch, $100, all at Bloke Apparel.


After the BeachSwimsuit Fashion 2014 Wilmington NC

Tara Grinna Swimwear "Exotic Plum Animal Print" Monokini, $149,
and Yoga pants, $158, both at Tara Grinna.
Kopious "Krystal Duster" ring, $90, at kopiousjewelry.com.


Swimsuit Fashion 2014 Wilmington NCCoastal Vogue

Xirena "Tias" bathing suit top in "Gilt", $75,
and "Cleo" bottom, $48,
Tom Ford "Liane" sunglasses, $387,
Merewif "The Cuerno" necklace, $130,
Kopious "Klutch Portfolio" in Obsidian (shown in double fold style), $250, all at Oliver.


SurfriderSwimsuit Fashion 2014 Wilmington NC

Ourcaste baggies, $64.99,
Epokhe "Renaca" sunglasses, $139,
Annex Beige Corduroy hat, $28,
Reborn Designs "Circle Surfboard" copper necklace, $40,
all at Annex Surf Supply.


Shopping Guide »

Annex Surf Supply

534 Causeway Drive



1427 Military Cutoff Road


 Edge of Urge

18 Market Street


 Kopious Jewelry



1055 Military Cutoff Road



120 Causeway Drive


 Tara Grinna

1121 Military Cutoff Trail


 WhistlePig Workshop


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