Swimwear season will be here before we know it… Need a new bikini or looking for a one-piece that will wow? Here are a couple of places that stock sassy swimwear.
Barclay & Clegg The lingerie and swimwear boutique has been providing the local market with professional bra fitting services, a selection of lingerie, sports bras, nursing bras, shapewear, hosiery, sleepwear, swimwear as well as plus size lingerie for the last 25 years.
Swimwear at Barclay & Clegg – imported from France, Germany, Italy, Spain, England and the USA – is available in a variety of styles, colours and sizes all year round. Staff are specialist lingerie and swimwear consultants, ensuring personalised service and expert advice when considering swimwear options available for your body type.
You can find Barclay & Clegg stores in Brooklyn Mall and Glenfair Boulevard in Lynnwood.
Details: 012 361 1137 / http://bclingerie.co.za/
Lu-May Swimwear Lu-May Swimwear is one of South Africa’s top swimwear and beachwear stores, and offers an online shop as well as a private consultation service. The store stocks a variety of trendy bikinis, one-pieces, cover-ups, dresses and sarongs, all in the highest quality material.
Lu-May Swimwear is all about supplying customers with select swimwear for all body types, and guarantee a perfect fit with their alteration service.
Details: Pretoria East and Midstream Estate / 083 256 8261 / http://www.lu-may.com
Gabrielle Swimwear Gabrielle Swimwear is a proudly South African designer swimwear label providing quality, sustainably manufactured swimsuits in a range of trendy styles. Whether you’re looking for a beautiful bikini, fabulous full swimsuit or something in a high-waisted vintage style, you’re likely to find something here. All pieces are sold as separates, offering you the option to mix and match and choose your sizing to ensure the perfect fit.
The latest Gabrielle Swimwear collections are made with their own exclusively designed prints, using top quality lycra. The fabric is highly breathable, moisture wicking and fast drying. It is also chlorine resistant and has a 50+ UPF.
Oi! Active Living – Monica de Almeida Active Wear Oi! Active Living stocks high quality, imported gym- and swimwear, as well as dance clothes and shoes. Whether you’re looking for a sassy swimsuit or a functional full costume for gym, this is the place to go. It also stocks Havaianas flip-flops – the perfect summertime accessory to any swimsuit.
Details: Waterkloof Corner Shopping Centre / 083 962 8755/ https://www.facebook.com/pg/Oiactive/about/?ref=page_internal
City Chic With a range of dresses, denims, intimates and swimwear available in sizes 14 and up, City Chic is one of the leading plus-size fashion retailers in the city. Featuring power mesh for tummy control, City Chic swimwear is exceptionally figure flattering and the swimwear range is typically bold and glamourous with a selection of one piece, tankini and bikini styles from which to choose.
Details: Menlyn Park Shopping Centre / 012 348 6816 / http://www.citychic.co.za/
Woolworths Good old Woolies! Take your pick from a selection of printed or plain one-pieces, strappy or halter bikini tops, a variety of bikini bottoms and accessories like frilled swim dresses and kaftans that available online and in store from Woolworths stores across the country.
By Jana van der Linde