||Summer is here at long last and we are as happy as
you are! We recognize, however, that sometimes summer seems
to sneak up on us. So as part of our swimsuit issue, we
offer you five tips to get in last minute shape so that you too
are “summer ready.”
|Our swimsuit issue takes a close
look at beach etiquette, which also implies trends for this season’s
beachgoer. We explore etiquette by glancing at Figleaves.com,
one of the world’s largest multi-brand intimate apparel retailers. Find
out if your swimsuit is “in” this season.
|We have selected some of the best swimwear companies we could
find (from Victoria’s Secret to Cosabella Mare to Red
Carter etc.) and give you an inside look at the machinations
that make these companies work: marketing strategies, fabric
choices, styles and what drives some of these designers and
marketing gurus. You do not want to miss these fabulous
|We left no stone
unturned for this issue! Therefore, we bring you coverage of
the Sunglass Hut Miami Swim Shows for spring 2006. These collections,
such as Becca, are hot, hot, hot!
||The Lingerie Americas NY trade
show was a success and we bring you some exclusive footage. We
also highlight three lingerie designers that we were particularly enamored
by: Beija Brazil, Expose Beauty and Martha Colon.
||Our “beauty bag” for this
issue is scent heavy. We feature new fragrances from Burberry,
CK One Eternity (men and women) and CK One Summer. We also feature
some new sensual colors from Maybelline and highlight a makeup regiment
by Fleur’s. For the hair, we offer Ojon shampoo, conditioner
and glossing mist. And for those lazy summer evenings after a
swing on the hammock, we offer Malena, a body candle that can also
be used as a massage oil or enjoyed as a deep moisturizing lotion-oil
- - what fun!
||We sit down with PZI Jeans’ Vice
President, Melody Nunez, and learn why no other jean fits a curvy woman
better than PZI
Wood is all about perseverance. Learn more about this uber talented
young designer who exhibits Davidian strength in a saturated NY market.