Get ready to soak in the sun and lay in the sand with a new swimsuit from one of 6 distinctive swimwear boutiques in Newport Beach.
Edited by Whitney Lauren Han.
Adapted from WHERE Orange County magazine’s spring 2018 issue.
1. Beach Bunny Swimwear
Hop into summer feeling confident, glamorous and flirty with a new swimsuit from Beach Bunny Swimwear. From summer-ready sandals and wraps to signature loungewear and the exclusive bridal swimwear collection Beach Bunny Bride, shoppers can choose their new suit from an array of unique designs that offer different textures, colors, tones, hardware and fabrics.
M-Sa 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Su noon-6 p.m. 2210 Newport Blvd., Suite 104, Newport Beach, 949.873.5711. beachbunnyswimwear.com
2. Diane’s Beachwear
Discover fresh, modern swimwear and beachwear in a variety of patterns, shapes and designs at Diane’s Beachwear. While offering a variety of matching two-piece swimsuits and creative one-piece suits that are available in sizes for women who need more coverage and support, Diane’s also sells coverups, pajamas, rompers and jumpsuits, among other apparel.
M-Sa 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Su 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Corona del Mar Plaza, 920 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach, 949.759.6880. dianesbeachwear.com
3. San Lorenzo Bikinis
Founded in Lima, Peru, this South American company offers swimwear cuts in a diverse selection of styles and prints while maintaining a fun and free spirited flair. Beach-goers can find flattering and well-constructed bikinis that cater to a variety of lifestyles like swimming, surfing and tanning on the beach.
M-F 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sa 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fashion Island, 401 Newport Center Dr., 949.759.1504. sanlorenzobikinis.com
Since 1975, this Australian company has quickly become one of the most recognized swimwear and beach lifestyle brands globally. With bold statement prints and contrasting textures, Seafolly offers a fashion-forward and innovative range of swim and lifestyle wear, including an array of bikinis, one-piece swimsuits, coverups, apparel and accessories.
M-Th 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; F-Sa 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Su 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fashion Island, 1135 Newport Center Dr., 949.706.7690. seafolly.com
For shoppers who have a difficult time finding swimsuits that best represent their shape, Swimspot offers a Fit Specialist program that allows customers to get a number of curated looks that flatter their body type and speak to their personal style. Luxury and fashion-forward swim and activewear brands available include NEXT, Athena, Nautica, LUXE by Lisa Vogel, Splendid, Ella Moss, Reef and many more.
Fashion Island, 259 Newport Center Dr., 949.706.2996. swimspot.com
6. ViX Paula Hermanny
As one of the first luxury swimwear companies to arrive to the U.S., ViX Paula Hermanny fuses the bold sexiness of Brasilian beach culture with the coastal allure of California and provides an exceptional fit—which is a distinguishing factor of the company. Other attributes of ViX include their use of vibrant colors, creative details, prints and solids in their swim, resortwear and accessories to celebrates women’s bodies.
M-F 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sa 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Su 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fashion Island, 1003 Newport Center Dr., 949.600.4490. vixpaulahermanny.com
ViX Paula Hermanny photo courtesy of ViX Paula Hermanny.