Birdwell Beach Britches + RVCA Spring Capsule Collection

Two surfwear staples come together for a retro twist on beach apparel

Californian brands Birdwell Beach Britches and RVCA are just a short drive away from each other in sunny Newport Beach, yet their new spring 2016 capsule collection sees the first time the two have teamed up. Each brand operates at the opposite end of the surfwear spectrum while sharing an appreciation for functional and timeless design. Birdwell has stuck to its roots, producing its classic …

Interview: Designers Parke & Ronen

The brand that reimagined bathing suit tailoring offers up insight on their bright colors, prints and careful silhouettes

It’s hard to imagine, with their men’s bathing suits having such a distinct and commanding presence in the swimwear market, that duo Parke & Ronen designed their first pair on a whim. A few years after they united in 1997 and opened a store in NYC’s Chelsea, Parke Lutter and Ronen Jehezkel first introduced a swimsuit into their men’s ready-to-wear collection. Since, the tailored briefs …

NOE Garments Launches Swimwear

The lingerie label offers a considered, print-free collection focusing on unique silhouettes and high-performing fabric

Founded by twin sisters, NOE Garments melds function and fashion in their thoughtfully made intimates that find sexiness in non-traditional styles and materials. From supportive zip-back racers to bras with thick, bold straps, NOE pieces encourage women to be creative in layering and styling, and add some confidence and a specialness to the quotidian task of getting dressed. Though the independent label is based in …