Celebrate Swim Season with Tommy Bahama
Come on in, the water is fine! And it’s even better when you add in Tommy Bahama women’s swimwear for Spring/Summer 2018. Mix and match, create your own look with key trends sure to fit any style and itinerary, as long as there is sun and fun. Try two-piece styles, sophisticated one piece looks, cool cover ups, even active wear that goes from the beach to the bar. Tommy Bahama shares cool, collected island style all summer long.
“When you think about Tommy Bahama, it’s about the escape, the getting away – whether you’re going to a resort, or lounging poolside in your own backyard,” says Suzanne Bryant, Vice President of Women’s Swim and Active. “When you pack, you need a good swimsuit that helps you feel confident and makes you look your best.”
Key Trends for Spring /Summer 2018 include:
Pattern Mixing: Just as the summer breeze dances with flickering shadows and sunshine, Tommy Bahama women’s swim mixes signature patterns with unexpected, botanical twists. A hand-painted, custom leaf pattern is paired with geometric shapes, stripes, and tropical prints, creating visually exciting dimension and scale. Other styles combine boarders of swirled bamboos and hibiscus leaves. Mix and match separates encourage the wearer to make the look her own from swim shorts paired with a bikini top to a shape-enhancing monokini and beyond.
Reversible: Change from pattern to solid or print to print and back again, coordinating and complementing, while eliminating over-packing with this season’s reversible swimwear. Make it a cool island leaf print bikini or flip it for modern geometric angles. Try a sophisticated, intricate cowrie shell print one piece or reverse it to a bolder graphic pattern with a contrasting boarder. Go from black and white stripes to multi-color floral in one move. To better explore every design possibility, there’s also reversible hipster bottoms, tankinis, and more.
Textured Swim: Linen is integral to the Tommy Bahama way of life. Less traditional and somewhat surprising is the fabric’s inclusion in swimwear. The extra depth that linen brings to swimwear is unique and flattering, and bridges the gap into apparel, whether it’s on a high neck maillot with cut out detail or on an off the shoulder dress. A textured stripe fabric adds another dimension to key swim silhouettes, while grommet and tie details create a sexy finish.
Cover-Ups That Do More: Effortless style means cover-ups that look as sophisticated as the suit underneath, transitioning from the pool to a night out – and even styled up for work. Quick drying, lightweight swim dresses make a splash this season as well as breathable linen cover ups, and silk-like printed scarf dresses. Favorites for Spring/Summer include off the shoulder ruffled dresses, embellished tunics, and classic boyfriend shirt styles that do double duty at the resort and around town. Hooded rash guards are no afterthought, providing coverage and style that work well beyond the beach.
Island Active: Athletic wear has taken the entire apparel market by storm – and makes its mark on swimwear, too! Using high-performance swim fabrics in street active styles, this swimwear goes from the beach to the gym and beyond. Bikinis, crop tops, boy short, and leggings are quick dry, breathable, chlorine and salt water resistant, color rich, and super comfortable. Shape enhancing materials smooth out the waistline and tummy without constricting movement.