Fashion

Meet Us in Costa Rica – RESORT 2019 IS HERE!

November 7, 2018
Coco Reef Swim, Bra Sized Swimwear, New Arrivals, Coco Reef

Dress in effortless styles, inspired by the beauty and mystery of Costa Rica, as you say hello to our new collection of swimwear. From the tropical beaches to the wonders of nature – allow us to take you on an adventure through all of the brilliance of Costa Rica.

New Arrivals, Coco Reef Swim, Coco Reef Bra Sized Swimwear, Bra Sized Swimwear

In energizing hues of cerise and cobalt and modern silhouettes that celebrate your body, you’ll feel confident and comfortable as you move, dive and explore dreamy destinations and beyond.

This assortment of swimwear and resortwear is one of our favorites – with 16 new silhouettes added to our lineup of best-selling swimwear. The Pandora collection features a bikini and one-piece swimsuit with eye-catching hardware. While the Cascade collection features breezy mesh overlays on a bandeau tankini top and new swimdress silhouette. With fit as our focus, we’re certain you’re going to love these new silhouettes as much as we do!

Prints adorn classic Coco Reef silhouettes. Tropical-inspired florals bloom in the La Palma collection. Bold, modern geo-prints decorate the Santa Cruz collection. While defining details add strength and balance to the stunning embellishments on flattering swimwear silhouettes in the Hot Spots collection.

The ability to mix and match swimwear with our resort-ready cover-ups make for dynamic outfits. Effortlessly go from the pool to the bar in versatile pieces.

Allow yourself to dive in and explore our new collection here.

Giveaways

COCO REEF HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY!

November 2, 2018

✨WIN! ✨

Our new collection of resortwear is perfectly packable and getaway-ready… want to win a giftcard to our website?! Well here’s your chance. Entering is easy, just fill out the form below and you’re entered to win.

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Winner will be notified via e-mail on 11/21. Open to US residents only. Good luck!
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Instagram Roundup – Summer 2018

July 26, 2018
Coco Reef, Bra Sized Swimwear, Bikini Top, Swimsuit

We’re rounding up our favorite snapshots of Coco Reef that have been heating up the ‘gram lately.

Like what you see? Shop the images for instant summer style.

@indigoheightsblog wearing the Contours by Coco Reef Solitaire Underwire One Piece Swimsuit in white.

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✨N E W✨ on the blog today: where my curvy girls at?! ☝🏽👌🏽my recent trip to @unico2087 in mexico brought about a new obsession: UNDERWIRE SWIMWEAR!!!! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 this @cocoreefswim one piece from @macys was the most supportive and flattering bathing suit i might have ever worn… and it’s WHITE, too!!! 😍 click the link in my bio to read about my love for swimwear that lifts you up (… literally and figuratively!!!!) because REAL TALK: it’s NOT always 🌈 and 🦋 when it comes to body confidence… and brands like coco reef make “those days” SO. Much. Better. oh and did i mention this beauty is ON SALE NOW?! 🙌🏽🎉 TGIF! http://liketk.it/2v63F @liketoknow.it #cocoreefswim

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@adelaguerra wearing the Infinite Strappy Bra Sized Underwire Bikini Top with matching Captivate High Waisted Bikini Bottoms from our Mykonos Mix collection

@whatsup_buttarcup wearing the Ascher Underwire One Piece Swimsuit from our Bali Collection on a tropical vacation!

@angel_sheehan wears our best-selling Ultra Fit Bra Sized Underwire Tankini Top from our Mediterranean Tile collection.

@lovetheprosas wears our Infinite Strappy Bra Sized Underwire Bikini Top and the Diva High Waist Bikini Bottom poolside

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I can’t remember the last time I wore a 2 piece. Just the thought of it alone freaked me out until I went along on this Self Love journey that has me feeling completely different about myself and about my body. I used to go to the public pool with the kids, with a one piece on- a pair of shorts over it, AND a dress on top flowy enough to not show any lady lumps 🤣. Meanwhile I doubt anyone at the pool could care less about what i had on or that I had stretch-marks. 🤷🏻‍♀️. Life is too short to feel paralyzed with fear because of how our bodies look. It’s ridiculous. This is me, in my 2 piece, my DDD boobs, my cellulite and my stretch-marks. and I don’t feel anything but beautiful. FINALLY. I wish every woman I know could get to this place of Self Love! It feels amazing. (Swimsuit is from @cocoreefswim and you can use my code PROSA20 for a discount! #cocoreefswim

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@sruthijayadevan wears our Dreamweaver Bra Sized Underwire Wrap Bikini Top and Impulse Rollover Skirted bottom from the Mediterranean Tile collection

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It’s always important to remember that “body goals” should simply be a healthy body that makes YOU happy and confident! For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been very conscious of the way that my body looked. I often felt too big, or too small…just simply never enough. It’s this weird mindset that we often get stuck in that we think once we lose some weight or gain some abs, suddenly all our problems will disappear, or we’d somehow become happier. Let me tell you from experience, having a “perfect” body didn’t bring me any special happiness that I didn’t already have inside of me but thinking that I was somehow flawed definitely brought me a ton of unnecessary suffering. Don’t ever compare yourself to someone else. Your physical, mental, and spiritual journeys aren’t meant to be the same. You are uniquely made for a purpose. So, today I hope you take some time to love your body, ensure you’re on a healthy path in taking care of it, and truly embrace your unique self for who you are. Leave me a comment below and tell me one thing you love about your physical self ♥️✨ #sponsored Swimsuit: @cocoreefswim (code SRUTHI20) 📷: @prannamusic • • • • • #bodypositivity #wellnessfromwithin #selfiesforselflove #everybodyisbeautiful #bodyacceptance #mindfulness #summerfashion #summerstyle #cocoreefswim #fashiondiaries #styleblogger #thesruthistandard

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@cupoftn cartwheels down the beach in our infamous Five Way Bra Sized Bikini Top!

 

Want to be featured in next month’s round up? Tag your images with #cocoreefswim for a chance to be featured!

Don’t forget to follow us! @CocoReefSwim

 

 

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Body Empowerment with Coco Reef

May 19, 2017
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Coco Reef is proud to announce their participation in the Body Empowerment campaign in partnership with Mediaplanet.

For so many women, beach season induces stress, not excitement. We’re changing that narrative. We’ve partnered with Katie H. Willcox, author of Healthy is the New Skinny, to launch a campaign dedicated to tackling negative self image and instead, advocating for female body empowerment.

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The Body Empowerment campaign kicked off this morning with a two-page spread in USA Today, and will continue to be promoted at major events including Her Campus’ Her Conference, BeautyCon and CurvyCon, among others.

Coco Reef previously launched its own “Flaunt Your Shape” campaign last year with the help of supermodel and body positive advocate, Iskra Lawrence. This campaign has gained major traction on social media with influencers jumping on board its necessary message of self-love.

To learn more about Flaunt Your Shape visit https://www.cocoreefswim.com/flaunt-your-shape

 

 

Fashion Swimwear

Bra Sized Swimwear: A Summer Necessity

April 25, 2017

Bra Sized Swimwear from Coco Reef Swim

Whether you’re relaxing poolside or on a tropical beach vacation, having the right bra sized swimwear can make your day completely stress-free. After all, you have other things to worry about than how your swimsuit fits.

Bra sized swimwear combines the support and comfort of a bra with the style and functionality of a swimsuit. For many women, the additional support is not only welcomed – it’s a necessity. Swimsuit shopping in general is an event that most women dread and for women with a large bust it can bring even more trouble.

While bra sized swimwear is ideal for women looking for bust support, women of all shapes and sizes can benefit from it. Details such as removable soft cups, underwire construction and built-in bust support make swim bra’s stand out.

Swimsuits by bra size are made and cut to fit a specific cup and band size, taking the guessing game out of extra small through large sizing. After all, everybody is different. By being able to select your exact cup size, you’re certain to get a perfectly fitted bathing suit.

Underwire construction in your bra creates lift, support, and desirable cleavage. The same goes for underwire tankinisunderwire bikinis and underwire one piece swimsuits. Not only will you feel secure in your bathing suit, you’ll feel more confident as you highlight your curves.

Bra Sized Swimwear by Coco Reef White Label

In addition to underwire construction, some bra sized swimwear may feature molded cups or removable soft cups. These design elements provide shapely support and create a sleek swimsuit look.

Adjustable and removable thick straps offer support. Unlike thinner, flimsy straps – swimsuits with thick adjustable straps are strong and durable, keeping you secure and confident.

The purchase of a quality, perfection-fit bra sized swimwear is a great investment. Swimwear created with these innovative features and bra sizing technology helps take the agony out of swimsuit shopping. You know you’re getting an excellent addition to your summer wardrobe that will last for seasons to come.

It’s these details that define and set Coco Reef Swimwear apart from other bra sized swimwear on the market. Made by women, for women, we know how hard it is to find a swimsuit that fits well and makes you feel as confident as you should. Our bra size swimwear is available in cup sizes C, D, DD, E and F making it the perfect swimwear for large busts.  Having been in business for over ten years, we know a thing or two about quality, perfection-fit swimwear.

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New Arrivals Have Landed!

January 9, 2017

This season from Coco Reef Swim we’re featuring three different collections of bra sized swimwear so you can find your perfect look.  

Coco Reef, the brand you’ve grown to love for flattering bra sized swimsuits, unparalleled fit, and a fashionable color palette is back with new silhouettes for 2017, a bright color palette, and stylish prints.

Coco Reef Swim

Coco Reef Swim

Coco Reef White Label, an exclusive capsule collection of luxurious, bra sized swimwear with a rich color palette. The simple yet luxe silhouettes help create a collection of lush, must have swimwear.

Coco Reef White Label

Coco Reef White Label

Finally, Contours by Coco Reef features our most directional styles for women, blending our well-known luxury swimwear with dual-layer technology for our most contemporary line yet. This collection of bra sized swimwear combines our patented PerfectionFit technology with hidden shapewear for swimwear that accentuates and flatters your figure.

Contours by Coco Reef

Contours by Coco Reef

Each of these three collections is composed of the characteristics that Coco Reef is known for. Sophisticated bra sized swimsuits that accentuate your curves, quality swimsuits made from top of the line fabrications, luxury accents and embellishments, and above all else – an incomparable fit you won’t find anywhere else.

We hope you love our new collections for 2017 as much as we do. Shop all these looks and more at www.cocoreefswim.com

Fashion Lifestyle

Diving In with Alex Underwood

December 9, 2016
Alex Underwood, Alexandra Underwood, Alexandra Elise Underwood
Welcome Back to Diving In, a new series where we sit down and discuss body confidence with inspiring women. In this piece, we sit down with American Model, Alex Underwood. Underwood is not just beautiful but passionate too. She is the founder of The Unwanteds Project, a horse rescue that brings awareness to the abuse that these beautiful animals face. Alex stars in Coco Reef’s newest campaign, Flaunt Your Shape. The campaign focuses on embracing the body positivity movement and encouraging women to show off their bodies. The goal is to show women that being who they are is not only good enough, it’s perfect.
How did you become body positive? What was the journey to accepting and loving your body like?
“I had a really big moment happen in the eighth grade. I’d always had problems making friends with girls growing up and I had recently been invited to hang out with a special group of girls. While hanging out with them, I realized they talked so badly about themselves. I remember listening and thinking, they sound silly! I don’t see any of this. And I didn’t want to sound that way. I guess I made a pact with myself that day – to accept and love myself.”
What advice would you give your younger self?
Stop skipping class! And don’t sweat the small things.
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What is your life motto?
‘Never forget that the pressures of modern life are only a man-made game. You can take a break whenever you wish. It isn’t necessary to stress yourself to the level of those around you. Take nothing as seriously as your universal right to seek peace’
What advice would you give for someone struggling with confidence and body acceptance?

If you’re finding it hard to move past a body issue or hard to gain momentum to your body loving goal… try eliminating the outside influences. For instance: I gave up Facebook five years ago and monthly magazines. I immediately felt relieved. They say you are what you eat but to broaden that- you are what you consume. Give yourself substance in all areas of life. Your self love journey is yours and yours alone.

How do you ‘Flaunt Your Shape?
For me, comfort is everything and comfort equals confidence. Especially when you’re down to your skivvies! I actually prefer to find a nude beach, honestly. When I do find a swimsuit that fits me so well it feels like I’m wearing nothing- that’s a keeper!

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Diving In with Iskra Lawrence

November 23, 2016
Welcome to Diving In, a new series where we sit down and discuss body confidence with inspiring women. In this piece, we sit down with English model, Iskra Lawrence. Lawrence is not just a pretty face, she’s an #AerieReal role model, an advocate with the National Eating Disorder Association and an active editor of The Runway Riot. She stars in Coco Reef’s newest campaign, Flaunt Your Shape. The campaign focuses on embracing the body positivity movement and encouraging women to show off their bodies. The goal is to show women that being who they are is not only good enough, it’s perfect. So, who better to enlist to kick off our campaign than the queen of body positivity herself, Iskra Lawrence?! Coco Reef chatted with Iskra about being a role model, her life motto and what advice she would give her younger self.
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How did you become body positive? What was the journey to accepting and loving your body like?
I’ve been modeling since I was 13 and after I hit puberty and my body began to change. I was dropped from my agency because my hips were too large to be a straight-size model, and I was ridiculed on modeling sets for being the “fat girl.” I went on extreme diets and looked up different surgeries in an attempt to change my body into something it would never be. I realized I didn’t want to be this person, so I decided to accept and celebrate my body for what it was. It was then that my career as a model really took off — I signed with my agency JAG and started working with Aerie on their #AerieReal campaigns, which was a dream come true. It wasn’t an easy journey, but learning to love myself was the best thing for me, not only in my career, but life.
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What advice would you give your younger self?
 Stop fighting yourself.  When you look in the mirror, stop looking at the things you don’t like and start celebrating the things that make you feel beautiful and unique. Life is too short to constantly battle yourself and get hung up on the negative.
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How important is it to you to find clothes that fit your shape? 

Shopping can be really daunting, but when you find clothes that you love and make you feel great, it can be a really fun and empowering.

What is your life motto?
 The best gift you can give yourself is self-love. No one else’s love can have a greater impact on your life than your own.
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What advice would you give for someone struggling with confidence and body acceptance?
 I like to start every morning by waking up, looking in the mirror, and asking myself what I am going to accomplish that day. We are so focused on our appearance, that we often forget how much our bodies and minds can accomplish — whether that’s going to the gym, finishing a big project at work, or spending time with loved ones. By shifting that mentality, you can change your outlook on life and start each day on a positive note.
 
What is it like being a role model for so many people? 
 It is so humbling. Because I struggled for years with body image, it was important to me to use my platform to share my experience as a way to help others. Through my work with Aerie and the National Eating Disorders Association, I get to connect with so many young women and girls and talk about body image as well as mental health, which go hand-in-hand. It is both an honor and responsibility to give a voice to these issues that few people talk about.
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How do you ‘Flaunt Your Shape?
 I flaunt my shape by being true to myself! I’ve accepted my body as it is and focus on taking care of it, both inside and out.
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Flaunt Your Shape in Coco Reef Swim

November 10, 2016

Coco Reef Swim

It’s easy to compare yourself to others. In fact, most of us probably do it on a daily basis, even more so in the summer months. With skin-baring swimsuits everywhere you look, it’s easy to hide behind your towel.

But as the leaders of bra-sized swimwear, we understand the curves of a woman. We know you may need some additional support and we’re here to embrace your perfect imperfections, your “flaws”, and the parts of you that you may not be as proud of. Whether it’s your crooked teeth, freckled skin, the parts that jiggle, stretch marks, your short legs, your frizzy hair, all of it. We love everything that makes you, you.

Which is why we’re moving in a new direction. We’ve enlisted three models that are not only beautiful but also empowering. Iskra Lawrence, queen of body positivity, managing editor of Runway Riot and a NEDA brand ambassador. Alexandra Underwood, commander of her curves and the founder of the Unwanteds Project. And, Camila Lopes, a natural beauty, philanthropist and yogi who embraces her shape.

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These three inspirational ladies star in our new swimsuit campaign where we invite you to #FlauntYourShape in Coco Reef Swimwear. If you’re short or tall, if you’re round or thin, if you’re busty or on the smaller side, flaunt it!

In a society that profits from your self-doubt, loving yourself is a rebellious act. We’re asking you to be a rebel, embrace the movement and show the world that you love the skin you’re in!

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Shopping for Bra-Sized Swimwear

October 16, 2015
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Shopping for Bra-Sized Swimwear? Here’s what you need to know: 
Whether you’re lounging on the beach or enjoying some poolside relaxation, you want to look beautiful in your swimwear. Unfortunately, finding a flattering, well-fitted swimsuit isn’t always easy, especially for exceptionally busty or even, plus-size women. Every woman has similar internal monologues while swimsuit shopping: Will this swimsuit give me adequate support? Will it show off my figure while giving me decent coverage? Does this swimsuit support me enough to surf the waves, play a game of beach volleyball, and lounge in my chair? Ladies, we know your struggle, and you’re not alone.
Prioritize a Good Fit over a Flashy Little Number
When shopping for large-breast swimwear, it’s important to look beyond the swimsuit’s appearance. While stringy bikinis, and barely there swimwear is completely on trend right now, it doesn’t support those of us who are well-endowed. However, you don’t have to sacrifice style for comfort. A charming patterned tankini may be the perfect piece for you, or a monochromatic one piece might embody your personal style. If showing off your curves is your go-to, the dynamic five-way bra is for you. These suits are equally beautiful as they are functional. Bra-sized swimwear is worth the investment. Never again will you suffer from unflattering, under supported, and impractical swimsuit tops.
What’s your Body Type?
Whether you have a small chest or you have a large chest, you have an athletic build or you’re curvy in all the right places, every body type can benefit from bra-sized swimwear. With all different levels of coverage, you’ll find the perfect swimsuit to fit your needs.
Designed with YOU in Mind 
Bra sized swimsuits from Coco Reef come in a wide variety of stylish designs including tankinis, bandeau tankinis, one pieces, and bra-sized bikinis that are easily paired with colorful, trendy bottoms and stylish cover ups.
For busty women, details are key. Underwires and molded cups for extra oomph, thick and adjustable straps for extreme comfort, and wider strips of fabric beneath the bust for more reliable coverage and stronger support make for a perfectly sculpted for you, swimsuit. A front zipper allows you to control the amount of cleavage you’re showing off, as well as additional reinforcement.
If you’re wearing a bikini, you can take some attention away from your chest by selecting a bikini bottom that catches the eye; for instance, you can wear a bottom with a wide band at the waist or a cute skirt.
Get bra size bikinis in a variety of eye-catching colors and prints that exude smart and sexy style.
Colors and Patterns, galore! 
Get bra size bikinis in a variety of eye-catching colors and prints that exude sexy and confident style. Certain colors and patterns can enhance your figure, giving your body more symmetry, a better sense of proportion, and an appearance that’s more smooth. Go ahead and rock that one-piece, a pattern of vertical stripes will make your bust and the rest of your figure lithe.
Certain color patterns are more flattering than others. Darker colors smooth allover, and a ruffle mixed with an eye-catching print can draw attention away from your chest. Color-blocking can help to accentuate your hips and waist while taking attention away from your chest.
Be sure to look through our extensive collection of beautiful and comfortable swimwear. Our tops, bottoms, tankinis, and one-piece suits are designed to fit you with precision and make your body look its best.