Month: April 2014

Mr. Swim and the Smashed Flower

Mr. Swim is a new brand founded in 2011 by Ralph Dweck, their slogan “A Company For The Man” describes perfectly the intentions behind his designs: swimsuits designed by men for men, keeping in mind a retro inspired classic fit with a modern twist by embracing lively colors and bold patterns to make these trunks modern and current. So… Let me start off by saying what a joy it is to review such fun shorts; the color, the fabric and the cut! These shorts are a great addition to my swimwear collection. Having just released their Spring Summer 2014 collection I was browsing the catalogue and I fell in love with a pair of trunks, the contrast between the pink and turquoise green is definately an eye catcher, they pop from every angle. I can honestly say with confidence that what you see is what you get, the shorts look as great in person as they do in photos. The bold print is called “Smashed flowers” and I think this is brilliant and funny, especially seeing all the overkill with floral prints on the market now, these pair have this amazing illustration, that is not quite floral… or is it now? They make you stop and think for a minute as …