28 April 2010

Well Suited

What's the worse thing to shop for?  Bathing suits of course!

With only 2 days until I leave for one glorious week in the Florida Keys, I was still without bathing suit.  Oh sure, I had that ratty years-old suit with the stretched out straps and the see through bum.  So. Not. Acceptable.  But previous shopping trips had proved fruitless.

Until my lunch hour today!  Would you believe I found the absolutely perfect retro maillot during a 35 minute race against time?  That never happens!


My new suit makes me feel like a 60's sex goddess/movie star.  It's simple, elegant and retro in the best kind of way. 

I'm not a bikini gal and it's impossible to find cute one-pieces.  They are always so matronly, with outdated prints and miles of painful wires and layers of material.  I picked up this saucy little number at Swimwear Etc. , the price wasn't ridiculous AND it has UPF +50 sun protection!

This is how I imagine I look in it...

{Courtesy of Opera}

I cannot wait to frolic in the ocean in my fabulous new suit.  Thank you shopping gods!

I'd love to hear about your oh-so-perfect shopping find...

Written with love,
Lenore

9 comments:

  1. Love the pic...perhaps the music in the backgound is the theme song to Beach Blanket Bingo with Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon??

    Are you missing Splurge?

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  2. Thanks for adding a soundtrack to my internal experience!!

    No ma'am, I will be at Splurge!

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  3. Did you bring that large beach ball with you to Florida too?

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  4. FABULOUS. I might go look for the same one. (Is that weird? hehe)

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  5. Sadly, I cannot fit the beach ball into the suitcase...

    Lindsay, you must go get it - it's at the Polo Park shop! Every woman deserves to look fabulous at the beach/pool/backyard lounge chair!

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  6. Thanks for the tip! I didn't get the same one, but it's kind of similar - and I love it. Least painful bathing suit shopping experience of my life... And now I'm all set for OUR trip :)

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  7. So glad you found one Lindsay!!

    XO
    Lenore

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Thanks so much for stopping by, I love reading all your comments! If you have a specific question, please email me at lhume1@mts.net. XO Lenore