All posts tagged: swimshorts

4 Best Things To Do in Bali

Bali is an exotic destination and has always been on my list. it’s quite the long trip but completely worth it. My personal journey took over 38 hours from door to door to get to Ubud, but I couldn’t be happier. The weather is amazing, the food is even better, and the people are super friendly, and above the expenses are pretty low compared to other tropical destinations. Saving some money has always been a passion of mine. For my trip, I´ve packed some of my favorite shots including Independent leader’s latest swimwear collection. I picked the Estavao floral swim shorts and the color blocking Marco, which is a new favorite. I have been exploring this beautiful country for the past few days and I have fallen in love with it. Here are my top 4 places to visit to get the best Instagram picture. Tegallalang Rice Terraces Ubud is famous for its scenic expanses of rice fields. And the paddies with the best vantage point are just up north from the main Ubud center, along the road of …

The Ritz-Carlton Cancun

Cancun is definitely a place to love. I recently got back from a four-day escapade with The Ritz-Carlton Cancun. The city is way bigger than I imagined and has a whole lot to offer besides from the beautiful turquoise waters and the friendly and polite people of the city. This isn’t my first time to Mexico, however, it is my first time visiting la Riviera Maya, and it was the perfect way to top off the summer season. Every experience that The Ritz-Carlton offers is always the best of the best: From the food and location to the staff and entertainment. On my first night at the hotel, I had the chance to experience the Chef’s Table with Chef Mara Barba, which I highly recommend if you want an intimate dining experience. The menu for the night was Mexican cuisine with a local twist. We were treated to a 6-course meal, which was prepared inches away from us, and in between bites we sipped on local Mexican wines. As she cooks she explains the story …

MIAMI

So… I went to Miami for the #rd Annual Veuve Clicquot Carnival, it was my first time assisting to this event and for sure it won’t be the last one, I had so much fun, I am sure you already know that if you were following my trip on Instagram and insta-stories. I wanted to share with you guys the outfits I wore during my days in Miami, from the iconic Louis Vuitton’s Pink Giraffes polo shirt to the many swim shorts I took to Miami Beach.  If you love any of the pieces I’m wearing just click on the image for more details.

VELORUM SPRING SUMMER 17

We shoot these beautiful pieces in Aruba, we decided to go south, to San Nicolaas, away from the sandy beaches of Noord. It is hard to tell you which one is my favorite piece from the collection but they are all unique and special. The mesh tops, the jumpsuits, the print on the shorts. This is truly a special collection that I had the privilege to shoot with my friend Isaiah. All these pieces are available online and in selected stores around the world, click here to visit Velorum’s website.

BJORN BORG SWIMWEAR

Bjorn Borg swimwear, “designed to make you feel active and attractive”, this is how the iconic brand describes their swimwear and they’re right. The multicolor piece I’m wearing is called Dryland, these vibrant shorts really pops and that’s how I like my swimwear, to really attract attention. They’re 5 inches, so just above the new to get the legs really tanned. The print is really interesting, it is a colored desert that at first, to me, it looked like butterfly wings: I wore it this past weekend to the beach, they’re quick dryers which is one of the most important features on a great pair of swim shorts. They have a classic cut with an elastic waistband and cord to keep them in place. The design is on point, they do not look puffy at al which is another important feature. Whos likes those unflattering puffy shorts? The quality is great like every Bjorn Borg piece and the price is fantastic. They also feature pockets on each side and a dark mesh lining which is very appropriate …

WATCH YOUR BACK | XARIFA

I’ve been wearing Xarifa for over 3 years now, and it is one of the top brands for luxury swimwear. I once blogged about them and called these shorts “the most elegant swimwear” and I still stand by that affirmation. The fabric and cut of these shorts set them apart, even thou they have an elastic waistband these shorts will never look puffy and that’s always a concern when you are buying shorts with elastic. The model I’m wearing for this blog post is called Fatima, it has an optical print in which the eye plays a leading role, that characteristic symbol of the Middle East signifying the ability to “see through different eyes” on a voyage of discovery to unexplored worlds and realities… in my book, this evil eye print keeps you protected at the beach… from sharks and bad tan perhaps? *wink* Here a more detailed description: Superleggero®  Polyester shell Elastic waistband Comfortable mesh net lining Adjustable cotton drawstring Button fastening and fold-in back pocket Nickel free Italian hardware Care: Gentle cycle machine wash [30°C …