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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

Beauty Fashion

Five Reasons Why Suits With LYCRA® XTRA LIFE™ fiber Are Better

March 18, 2015


As the originators of bra-sized swimwear, we have been leading the industry in fit and quality for almost a century. When LYCRA® fiber began to revolutionize textiles in the early 1960s, we saw it as the perfect opportunity to elevate our fit and fabric into something even greater. As each of our brands has grown, we have continued to innovate and refine our practice to provide the perfect swimsuit time and time again.

FIVE REASONS  WHY SUITS WITH LYCRA® XTRA LIFE™ FIBER ARE BETTER

1.   FIT – Finding the perfect fit has never more important than in swimwear. A small sizing error can reflect in a big way. We want you feeling flawless. That’s why we use LYCRA® XTRA LIFE™ fiber in our swimwear. The innovative technology in LYCRA® fiber gives our fabrics comfort, figure flattering fit and the freedom to move.

2.   COMFORT – What’s the point in looking good if you don’t feel good? Suits with LYCRA® XTRA LIFE™ fiber make you feel confident, and feel like a million bucks… for a fraction of that. Cool and comfortable, every suit is designed to complete satisfaction. Fashion forward never felt so good!

3.   MOVEMENT – Whether you’re on the beach, at the pool, or in the water, you don’t stay still… you move. And your swimwear needs to move with you. LYCRA® XTRA LIFE™ fiber offers a beautiful, long-lasting fit, with freedom to move. Chip chop!

4.   DURABILITY – They say you need a new suit every season. And while we’re crazy about swimwear, we don’t subscribe to that. Your favorite suit should last more than a couple dips. With LYCRA® XTRA LIFE™ it can. Go ahead and fall in love… your suit is here for the long haul!

5.   RESISTANCE – Your swimsuit has enemies; intense heat, pool chlorination, salty water, and greasy sunscreen can do a lot of damage. But LYCRA® XTRA LIFE™ fiber resists fit loss and fiber breakage caused by pool water, giving you long-lasting shape, style and fit that resists bag and sag. Swim in freedom and let your suit do all the work.

LEARN MORE
www.lycra.com/xtralife

Fashion Lifestyle

Wash em or wear em?

May 23, 2014

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! We’re headed to the beach for the weekend for some sunshine and relaxation, and have packed our favorite bikinis for the trip.

We’ve received a few inquiries on swimsuit care, particularly on whether or not swimsuits should be washed, and if so, how often. We’ve narrowed down a few basic guidelines that should be followed to ensure your swimsuits will remain beautiful for as long as possible!

Most importantly – don’t wash your swimsuit unless it’s absolutely necessary. Like your favorite jeans, swimsuits will lose their elasticity and color if over washed. The best way to wash it is a quick rinse after the pool or a dip in the ocean, so bring it right into the shower with you and rinse it off well.

If you feel it still needs a better wash, soak it in warm soapy water for about 20 minutes, and then rinse well. Never put your swimsuit in the washing machine, and if you do, do not wash it with towels which will erode the surface of your suit and cause pulling.

Wringing your swimsuit dry will stretch the fabric, erode the elastic, and make it fall down when you least expect it.

Just kidding – but you should never wring it dry as it will cause the elasticity in the fabric to lessen and create a saggier, ill-fitting look. Instead, gently squeeze it dry, and allow it to hang dry.

If you’ve spilled on your swimsuit, try to get as much of the surface stain off as possible. When you get home and change, place a small amount of baking soda on the spot for 15-20 minutes.

The most important rule? Rotate your swimsuits! The more you wear your suits, the more out of shape and worn out they will get. The elastic needs a little time to bounce back, so don’t rely on only one swimsuit! Purchase two of three and keep a rotation going, to keep your suits looking beautiful year after year!

SwimwearCare

Beauty Fashion

Stressful Sizing – The Benefits of Perfection Fit

February 14, 2014

Searching for the right fit in a swimsuit can become the worlds biggest struggle. It’s something I never anticipate being difficult, and usually enter into the task feeling fairly optimistic. Six stores, at least twenty swimsuits, and zero purchases later, I’m completely shot. I’m frustrated, upset, and starting to think that there’s something abnormal about my body that doesn’t allow me to properly fit into the swimsuits in these general stores. They’re either running too big, or the straps are too snug, or making the upper half of my body look somewhat disproportionate. The simple task of getting a swimsuit for vacation has now turned into a complete debacle, leaving me less excited for my trip and more stressed about having nothing to wear on the beach.

Here’s a little background on me, to give you a clearer view on my struggles. I’m about 5’3″, somewhat petite in size, with a little bit of a curve. I’ve also got a long torso, so many of the one-pieces I’d have to buy as a kid were too snug, or if I went the next size up, too big. Matched swimsuit sets were another hassle, since then I’d have to buy two sets – one for the proper fitting top, another for the bottom – and ending up with two extra pieces. So you can understand why I’ve had such problems in the past.

Thankfully, Coco Reef (and our sister brand, Coco Rave) has come up with the perfect solution to the problems I’ve faced all too often – Bra-Sized Swimwear. Many of us don’t fit into tops that are sized Small, Medium, Large, etc., which can cause a massive disruption in fit. Perfection Fit swimsuits are fitted the same way your bra is, allowing you to find a more specific size, allowing for a more custom feel, without the custom price tag. Mix and match bottoms allow you to decide what leg line and style is best for your body shape, so you’ll never feel uncomfortable with something that’s not offering as much coverage as you’d like. Basically, they’ve done everything possible to help you look and feel your best in and out of the water.

I could go on and on about the benefits of bra-sized swimwear, but honestly, you’ll need to try it to understand my enthusiasm. Every suit feels as though it’s been perfectly fitted to your body, solely by offering a better fit and more accurate sizing structure.

We all want to look and feel our best on a daily basis – why should it be any different when it comes to swimwear?

Perfection Fit Sizing

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