Who you need to meet in the Bikini World this summer
Shave those legs and tan those buns, it's time to prepare for bikini season. It helps to be up to date on all the movers and shakers in the swimwear world. Sometimes it's not about what you know, but about who you know. These are the top 7 Bikini Bosses you need to get to know this summer. Behold my gift to you - the baddest bitches in the game, 2016 style.
Francesca Aiello - Owner/Designer Frankie's Bikinis
Not only was she the youngest designer to ever show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim Show in Miami - she's absolutely gorgeous. Celebs like Kylie Jenner and Victoria Secret Angel Candice Swanepoel love Frankie's creations. Her cult like following keeps her busy dreaming up new unique swimwear styles featuring macramé, braiding, and tropical inspired prints. Frankies Bikinis will inspire you to have fun and look good while doing it too.
Iskra Lawrence - Model
She's redefining how you view swimwear models one unedited bikini photo at a time. Lately she has been standing up against fat shaming bullies and spearheading her own body acceptance campaign. She's setting an example for women everywhere that we are beautiful, and we are good enough just as we are. No photoshop required. Iskra reminds us to always love ourselves first and that we should be the change we wish to see in the world.
Natasha Oakley & Devin Brugman - Co-Founders A Bikini A Day
Talk about double trouble! Devin Brugman and Natasha Oakley not only embody the carefree bikini clad lifestyle we all dream of, but they're serious business women as well. Their website A Bikini A Day is a little black book for all things Style, Fitness, and Travel. They've worn thousands of bikinis over the years, so you know their debut line Monday Swimwear exudes comfort, fit, and their effortless beach babe attitude.
Candice Galek - Founder Bikini Luxe
Her fresh faced online swimwear boutique Bikini Luxe features a range of designer swimwear brands you know and love, and a handful of carefully curated designers that you'll be obsessing over in no time. The glamourous attitude and socially conscious brand selection will have you obsessing over the latest must have bikinis and resort wear. The best part? Prices range from College girl chic to elegant jetsetter. Sun's out buns out ladies!
Holly Parker - Model/Photographer
A master at all things photo shoot related, she does it all. Hair and makeup, styling, shooting and retouching all turn out beautifully when she's in control. The knowledge she’s gained as a model has helped her to excel in photography making her unstoppable. Holly has shot every major model in Miami, including your #WCW. As a jack of all trades, she's a total boss and our #WomanCrushEverday.
Laura Foley - Co-Founder Bali Body
Nothing relates to bikinis better than a sunkissed tan, and Bali Body serves up a scrumptious range of SPF and tanning oils. Laura created her company to provide women everywhere with an all-natural, affordable, yet luxurious skin care which was inspired by her travels. The natural oils and butters in Bali Body products nourish and heal your skin while you work on that summer glow. Her Instagram account slays, head over there for some major #tanspo.
Now that you're all caught up - use these accounts as motivation to look and feel your best this summer and year-round. Bikinis are optional, but a smile is always a necessity. Who are some of your favorite Bikini Bosses? Share with us by commenting below! #GirlPower