Have you ever wondered what colours suit you? Which colours suit a cool, warm or dark skin tone? And how do you know what skin tone you are? We have teamed up with expert colour colour consultant Jules Standish otherwise known as ‘The Colour Counsellor’. As well as running her own consultancy service Jules gives talks, runs events and offers colour styling. She is also best selling author to both “How NOT to Wear Black” and more recently “The Essential Guide to Mindful Dressing”. In this feature, Jules shows us how to identify your skin tone and how to find the best colours of swimwear to suit you, plus she let’s us all in on how choosing swimwear to compliment your skin tone can really make you feel great on your holiday!
Your holiday swimwear is sorted, now what to wear in the evenings? You don’t want to feel underdressed if you are out for a lovely meal, but naturally by being on your holiday you’ll want to wear some thing that feels a bit laid back and relaxed. So how do we achieve the perfect balance? The key is to pack smart by choosing versatile pieces that won’t take up valuable suitcase space. We help you to choose holiday evening wear with our top picks for those dreamy warm evenings out.
Finding the most flattering swimwear for your figure can really boost your confidence on your holiday and help make you feel great. To help you make the most of your best bits, we’ve put together a handy guide to help you find the best bikinis and swimsuits to flatter your body shape and make sure you look and feel amazing. Plus we show your our top picks of the most flattering swimwear styles.
We are embracing black on our beachwear. Not just for the cooler months, black is always a fashion favourite because it is versatile, easy to wear and never goes out of style. With our top picks, we show you how to wear black in the Summer months.
A kaftan is an essential item for any stylish holiday maker. The beachwear kaftan is an effortless, yet chic way to cover-up in the sunshine. Whether it’s morning noon or night, or you are home or away we have the perfect kaftan for any occasion. Here are a few of our very favourite holiday kaftans and a few reasons why you need to include them in your next packing list!
Summer holidays are firmly on the horizon, and talking travel destinations is one of our very favourite topics! In search of inspiration we caught up with our friends over at Simpson Travel and found out where their top Mediterranean holiday bookings have been this year. Simpson Travel have very kindly hosted us for some of our recent photoshoots. Therefore we can 100% vouch for the fact that they offer luxury accommodation in idyllic destinations with an award-winning, personalised service. They will also really go the extra mile to ensure you have a truly wonderful holiday. According to Mat Simpson, bookings in the Med are still very popular this year, Corsica, Greece and Turkey remain some of the favourites for holiday makers from the UK. Simpson Travel revealed that Meganisi (Greece), Porto Vecchio (Corsica) and Kalkan (Turkey) as their hot tips for 2019. We take a look at these popular holiday destinations and give you a few ideas for what to pack:
Orange is the colour of the moment and it’s easy to see why. It’s is Bright, bold and fun plus it’s easier to wear than you might think. Here are a few ideas on how to wear this stunning shade this summer plus you can see our top picks of orange beachwear and orange swimwear from this season’s collections.
Finding a flattering swimsuit can be a lengthy and soul destroying process so we have put together a guide to help you find a one piece swimsuit that will flatter your body shape. We have picked a selection of flattering swimsuits from some of the best internationals swimsuit designers like Seafolly and Moontide because their fabrics and designs feel so different and are sure to hold you in and support in all the right place. Before choosing which swimsuit, there are a few more general guidelines to follow to ensure you get a swimsuit that really flatters.
Where will your travel adventures take you in 2019? At Coco Bay we are always on the look out for the next destination that will entice us to book a trip and we love to hear about the latest travel trends. While catching up with our friends at BushBaby Travel (specialists in worldwide, family friendly travel) we were keen to hear where people are booking their holidays for this year and we can now officially confirm these top trending, long haul travel destinations for 2019:
Colour trends come and go with each season but the black and white swimsuits and bikinis keep returning year after year without fail. The reason is quite simple – there is always a demand and 2019 is certainly no exception. Black and White swimwear does not need to re-invent itself each season, it has the confidence in itself that it can remain classic and classy without having to try too hard. Customers return each year for their monochrome one piece mainly because it ticks all the boxes required from swimwear. It is flattering, timeless and sophisticated. It offers the safety of a black swimsuit but with a statement twist which brings in the fun. For those of you on the hunt for a beautiful Black and White swimming costume, there are a lot to choose from as all the swimwear designers like Seafolly, Moontide and Banana Moon will treat us to beautiful designs as a staple but here are a couple of our favourite for 2019.