Studio Visit: Shadowplaynyc

Inspired by nature, skies and all things galactic, the two young designers give us a peek at what's coming for fall

A slew of artists and designers often turn to the galaxies as their muse, but Shadowplaynyc‘s Ali Bennaim and Ximena Chouza expertly bring the celestial bodies down to Earth by digitally printing photos taken by NASA’s Hubble telescope—among other nature-inspired landscapes—onto circle scarves, jersey dresses and swimsuits. CH visited the young duo’s Greenpoint, Brooklyn studio to learn more about their exciting designs. How did you …

Lonely Swim

The lingerie experts release their debut sleek, all-black-everything swimwear collection

One of CH’s favorite lingerie brands, New Zealand’s Lonely, has just released its first swimwear line—and while it’s in line with the modern, ladylike (and still super-hot) underwear, the swimsuits are decidedly sporty and sleek. Including bondage-inspired straps, fishnet-mesh sheer panels and cut-outs aplenty, Lonely’s debut swimwear collection includes something for just about any and all body shapes. From bikini tops (including a long-line style), …

This Season’s Best Graphic Swimwear + Sunglasses

Bright and fun pairings that are perfect for all your poolside sessions and beach adventures

While the sunshine has been teasing the Northern Hemisphere for some time, real summertime weather is finally upon us. In celebration of all the beach adventures, poolside hangouts and river tubing to come, the CH team has hand-picked some of the most graphically striking one-pieces on the market andto make your summer season even easiermatched them with bold, fun sunglasses. These colorful and playful ensembles …