Your Ultimate Swimwear Guide

Ready … Set … Swim! This season’s designs are bold, sexy, eclectic and exotic. If you’re in the market for a monokini, bikini, or one-piece, the sky’s the limit! It’s that time of year where all that exercising has paid off, even if you’ve cheated a little. If you’re planning some fun times in the water, or even if you just wanted the opportunity to look great while at a pool party, we’ve got you covered!

As you know, swimwear doesn’t have to be all skin. There are some designers that keep things subtle while making sure you’re photo-shoot ready in the process. This year’s designs come in a variety of options, from high-end to ballin’ on a budget, there is something for everyone. We’re featuring a couple of newcomers as well, who have some hot offerings: some hot offerings: Christina Milian’s Havana Nights for Nicolita collection is one.

Another hot designer you need to keep on the radar is Lisa Burch, the creator of the Lisa Blu collection. Her designs are eclectic and exotic; with influences from Spain, the 1950’s, Asia, and the midwest. Her 1950’s, Asia, and the midwest. Her designs are sexy, daring and sure to turn heads.
Maaji returns with an awesome collection as well. The Colombian designer has been known for putting together fun and flirty designs, and this flirty designs, and this summer’s collection is a sure winner. hot!

By Allaire Williams




Julian R. Lark is a distinguished entrepreneur and award-winning stylist, sought after for his take on classic glamour. Having over a decade of experience coupled with a degree in Fashion, Lark has made himself an integral part in creating breathtaking moments for countless Hollywood celebrities. As a tastemaker in fashion, he has launched an online boutique and showroom in Atlanta to make breathtaking moments accessible to his growing audience. Julian forged his own path by creating the nationally published Kontrol Magazine as Editor-in-chief and lead stylist. He has crafted memorable moments for Hollywood icons like Anita Baker, Lynn Whitefield, Toni Braxton and Lil’ Kim. He’s been called upon to work on projects for numerous studios and networks including FX, Netflix, Bravo, OWN, WeTV and VH1. Press features of his work include Huffington Post, People, US Weekly, E! News, The View, and The Wendy Williams Show. In addition to his work as a stylist, in 2014 Julian launched his first stylist class, which is designed to help aspiring stylist learn how to build a successful career in the industry. Continuing to leverage his audience he has launched his own cosmetics line, and agency for stylist. Julian has proven himself to be a creative visionary and industry zealot. His drive, coupled with his uncanny ability to empower through fashion and style will undoubtedly ensure constant growth, both personally and professionally, in fashion and beyond.