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Feature Article, Lita Magazine March 2014: Colour edition June 12 2014, 2 Comments

Born in Byron designer, Tegan Carrick, was interviewed by Lisa Thom in March 2014 edition of Lita Magazine. Get your hands on a copy to discover what led to the creation of the new Australian swimwear label, what inspires the designer and whats next!

The theme of the debut issue was 'Colour' which couldn't be a better fit for the swimwear pieces as they feature exclusive bold prints in hot summer citrus in the floralescence range and ice cool blues in the denim summer range (seen in the editorial Heatwave)

 

Purchase your copy of Lita Magazine before it sells out: www.litamagazine.com

 

 

 

 

 


Feature Article, Alphabet Pony Magazine June 2014: Splendor in the grass issue June 11 2014, 0 Comments

Born in Byron designer Tegan Carrick joined forces with Alphabet Pony Magazine as a feature writer for their current issue, June 2014: Splendor in the grass.

Flick through to see the article on how to blend in like a Byron local at next months homegrown music festival that showcases some of Australias best talent and attracts top international bands.

Hint, buy your wardrobe when you arrive for guaranteed splendor style!

 

 


Born in Byron webitorial on iMute March 26 2014, 0 Comments

TriView Photography brings images of stunning Simone Smith on Tallows beach at Byron Bay to life in the webitorial 'Rustic Elegance' on iMute. Nicola Emanuel Makeup Artistry complimented the look with fresh natural hair and make up which is key to the Byron Bay surf chic lifestyle.

Let your eyes linger...

Lensed by // TriView Photography
Model // Simone Smith
Swimwear // Born in Byron

 


Sun Scents March 13 2014, 0 Comments

Living in Australia sunscreen is a must. From weekends basking on Bondi beach to family time in Byron Bay here are designer Tegan Carrick's scented sunscreen edits...
Walking out of the Gold Coast airport last time I flew home I was hit with the scent and instantly felt the vacation vibe. This mist spray is so good because it's not an aerosol

 

 

2. Sol Scents

Delightful trendsetting sunscreen in a perfume inspired bottle, enough said. Try Angelica SPF 30+ for a heavenly passionfruit, lily and wild rose scent.

 

 

 

 

3. Kinesys SPF 30+ Girl Sunscreen Spray

Deliciously scented with green tea and vanilla.

4. Chocolate Suns Shea Sunscreen for body SPF 30+

Love that all of the products are natural and 82% are organic! Delightful light citrus aroma of sweet orange oil makes it complimentary to summer days sea side.

5. Hawaiian Tropic Shimmer Effect Sunscreen Lotion

Utilising mica minerals to add instant radiance while poolside, yes please!  The coconut scent is an added bonus.

 

 

I just love the crossover of sun care and beauty products that is leading to dessert scented sunscreen. When it smells this good there are no excuses for not reapplying regularly.

 

 

 


Sunglasses to Shape March 12 2014, 0 Comments

Lets face it, wearing a bikini can leave you quite exposed so it's important to know what works best for your body and face shapes. Here we lend a hand with matching your sunglasses to your face shape for maximum impact from your frames. Shopping for sunnies will never be easier!

Oval Face: Opt for modern cat-eye designs, Yvonne Amores style.

Australian model Yvonne Amores shooting Born in Byron swimwear for fashion magazine cover, Elegant, wears Burberry cat eye sunglasses.

Tom Ford brown bardot cat-eye acetate sunglasses, $93.99 my wardrobe.com

Philip Lim tyger sunglasses, $295 polyvore.com

Oliver Peoples jacey polarised sunglasses, $372.60 shopbop.com

Dolce and Gabbana cat-eye filigree gold tone sunglasses, $650 polyvore.com

 

Valentino crystal wing cat-eye sunglasses, $540 polyvore.com

Round Face: Take tips from Miranda Kerr for this face shape. Look for oversized rectangular frames to make a stylish statement.

 

Miranda arriving at LAX airport, April 2013, wearing Louis Vuitton Anemone Sunglasses in blush.

Alexander McQueen bold-brow rectangle sunglasses, $380.94 saksfifthavenue.com

 

Linda Farrow rectangle frame sunglasses, $401.81 farfetch.com

Prada, $290 lenscrafters.com

 

Kate Spade new york keeden square sunglasses, $79 polyvore.com

Woodzee daphne polarised rectangular sunglasses two tone brown 55mm, $80 amazon.com

Heart Shaped Face: Aviators are a chic choice for this face shape which is why it’s Cara Delevigne's go to sytle

 

Cara Delevingne wearing Ray Ban Aviator Sunglasses at Kensington Gardens London.

Ray Ban aviator large metal, $164.95 visiondirect.com.au

Oakley womens daisy chain, $150 sunglasshut.com

KBL hollywood heist GT silver, KBL.com

Asos high bar aviator sunglasses with mirrored lenses, $23.77 asos.com

Tory Burch aviator sunglasses, $165 toryburch.com

Angular Face: Look ultra stylish in retro circular frames favoured by Beyonce

Beyonce stepping out in Paris
Illesteva leonard round frame acetate mirrored sunglasses, $263.45 net a porter.com
Miu Miu tobacco noir glitter round sunglasses, $380 polyvore.com
Le Specs cheshire round frame acetate mirrored sunglasses, net a porter.com
Marni round frame acetate sunglasses, theoutnet.com
Miu Miu round sunglasses, mytheresa.com

Born in Byron in Elegant Magazine March 11 2014, 0 Comments

Snapped! Born in Byron pieces are seen gracing the cover of Elegant Magazine Feburary 2014 in the editorial 'Kissed by the sun'.

Sport luxe bikini pieces are showcased with our floralescence print spliced with white mesh and solid black, perfectly displayed on a toned bronze figure.

Bikini top now available for purchase as part of set Floralescence Bandeau Bikini

 

Editorial lensed by // Heidi Hannele Photography

Model // Yvonne Amores

Hmua // Gina Guirguis-Makeup Artist


The new bikini accessory March 03 2014, 0 Comments

The kindle is the new bikini accessory, seen on beaches and poolsides worldwide it's time to match your cover to your bikini! Here are 10 options to compliment your swimwear pieces...

It's neoprene, the wetsuit fabric ontrend in swim and fashion garments this season. In sleek designs and colours the sleeve allows you to read your kindle 'naked'. Skinny dip anyone?

Customise your kindle with self adhesive stickers. Reduced beach bag weight, sounds great!
3. Black and Gold Chevron Kindle Case

The black bikinis perfect match! You can also customise the fabric wrapped exterior with photos, designs or name and choose from 5 colours for the suede leather interior.

Marble is always a good idea.

 

Flying to your seaside destination? This case is sure to start you relaxing on the trip over.

 

The colour of this geometric pattern conjures up images of turquoise waters and white sandy beaches.

 

Masculine chic, this case would also make a great gift for the man in your life.

 

Old world book feel that is always in style.

 

What better way to warm up between summer vacations.

 

Saved the best till last! This clutch style case is the ultimate fashion accessory for your kindle and the summer hue is devine.
 
Styling tip: Colour match to your swimsuit for a coordinated look or match to the least predominant colour in the print to make it pop for a carefree look.

 

 


Beach Braids February 27 2014, 0 Comments

Mermaid-esque braids are a perfect compliment to your bikini.

Show off your tresses with these fashion focused tropical tied-up styles for beach babe glam.

Messy Mermaid Braids

 

How to video, I recommend pulling out the sides a bit more to give a slightly more messed up look to the style. Braids can also look best after a day on the beach once the wind has hit them a bit as it creates more of a boho theme, releasing wispy strands. Perfect look to take you from beach to bar.

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Suit to Shape February 27 2014, 0 Comments

 

 

Ladies, knowing your body type is the key to selecting your bikini. If you dress for your shape your figure will look the best it can with support in all the right places, this is a must! Below we explain some of the most common body shapes and the best suited styles...

Petite Package: Small in frame and height

This is a case of 'the best things come in small packages'...you are trying to create the illusion of length through the torso and legs so choose pieces that are minimal. Avoid high waisted bikinis, boy leg styles and midriff bikini tops. 

Best style options: Triangles, Side tie briefs, Bikini bottoms with narrow sides, Onepieces with higher cut legs

 

Perfect Pear: Wider at the bottom than top

You are trying to create the illusion of a smaller lower half and fuller bust area to balance out your frame so try solid colour briefs teamed with printed or ruffled tops.

Best style options: High waisted briefs, Brazilian styles, Bandeau tops with detailing

 

Authentic Athletic: Broader shoulders with narrow hips and athletic legs

Assets are your toned lower half so opt for styles to show this off and add sleek details to the top of your frame to create  feminine softness. Avoid bandeaus and boy leg briefs.

Best style options: Brazilian or cheeky cut bottom styles, Triangles and tops with padding

 

Heavenly Hourglass: Bust and hips equal measurements with a slim waist 

The good news for you is that most styles will work on this figure and matching pieces work wonders which can make buying bikinis easier with no need to mix and match prints and plains like other body shapes rely on. Your silhouette is the asset you want to show off.

Best style options: One pieces to show off your shape, High waisted styles

 

Straight and Narrow: Less curves with minimal difference between bust, waist and hip measurements

You are trying to add feminine curves to this body shape so opt for prints, ruffles and playful styles. Aim to create volume at both the bust and hip so the waist appears to curve. 

Best style options: Briefs with ruffles around the waist, Bandeaus with frills, Tops with cups

 

Images via // TriView Photography

Feature Model // Brittany Marree Kenny

Brittany's body shape is a combination of predominantly 'Petite Package' with a hint of 'Authentic Athletic'.

Styles suited to this figure are side tie or brazilian briefs as these styles will show off a toned midriff and butt, allowing the legs to appear longer. Triangles or smaller cut Bandeaus are perfect tops as not much support is needed allowing fashion options to be selected.

Keep in mind you may not be one standard body shape, if you would like more styling tips for your individual body type please leave your comments below.

 

 

 

 

 


Born in Byron in Like a Lion Magazine February 27 2014, 0 Comments

Snapped! Born in Byron pieces are seen gracing the fashion pages of Like a lion Magazine January 2014 in the editorial 'Denim Summer.' 

Latest pieces display a bleached denim print in beautiful blue hues. On tend and proving denim no longer belongs only in the winter wardrobe! 

 

Editorial lensed by// TriView Photography

Model// Brittany Marree Kenny

Mua// Alysha Bishop 

Swimwear// Born in Byron


Born in Byron editorial in Ellements Magazine, NY January 14 2014, 0 Comments

Snapped! Sport luxe is the theme of this seasons suits from Born in Byron which are seen gracing the fashion pages of Ellements Magazine, NY.

Key pieces are presented in the editorial titled 'Poolside' in the swimwear edition.

Designed to keep temperatures soaring, captivating both wearer and viewer - the debut collection has landed.

 

Floralescence Slide Triangle (part of set) & Floralescence Spliced Brief (part of set)

Floralescence Bandeau Bikini

Tuxedo Diver Onepiece & Floralescence Onepiece

 

Editorial lensed by TriView Photography

Model // Izzy Doak

Hmua // Marissa Mellick


Happy Fri-yay! June 14 2013, 0 Comments

Happiest of all days!