Category Archives: Fashion

15 Fresh Ideas for Covering Up at the Beach This Summer

Heading to the beach or pool sometime soon? There are as many ways to cover up pre- and post-water as there are swimsuits themselves—from beach-goddess gowns to borrowed menswear. And who better than Vogue’s editors to turn to for inspiration? Fashion News & Emerging Platforms Editor Steff Yotka opts for that high school favorite, the classic […]

Hommes Oil Company, a Gas Station Chain Turned Swimwear Brand, Is Out, Proud, and Having a Good Time

When I asked my male friends and colleagues about shopping for swim trunks, every single one of them said the most important factors are the length and “fun patterns.” “The bathing suit market is hard for men, especially when you are a gay man. They either hit you below the knees—not cute—or it’s a Speedo. […]

Why Bucket Hats and Bikinis Are Summer’s Best Combination

Need a UV-protecting hat to go with your summer bikini but feel the larger-than-life, eagle-wingspan-size Jacquemus straw hat isn’t your speed? Try a bucket hat. The versatile, crushable piece protects 360 degrees, is chock-full of tomboy flair, and is easily portable. It’s the perfect foil for the sexiness of a bikini, too: Look to the May 2000 […]

This Elsa Hosk–Approved Swimwear Line Is Made From Recycled Fishing Nets

Agnes Fischer has always felt at one with the sea (and it’s not only because of her last name). The 29-year-old Swedish swimwear designer spent her childhood visiting St. Barth’s and snorkeling off of its crystal clear coastline with her family. Now, though, “those same coral reefs are no longer as colorful,” she laments, citing the thousands […]

Shop the Season’s 40 Coolest Swimsuits by Cut

Now that Memorial Day has come and gone, it’s high time to start cultivating a new summer swimwear wardrobe. The choices can be overwhelming: does one go with a printed bikini? A retro striped one-piece? Or something a little more out there with embellishments and maybe a ruffle or two? The idea this season is to think beyond […]

Cecile Casablancas’s Limited-Edition Swimwear Line Offers an Alternative to Tired Bikini Prints

Anyone going to Art Basel in mid-June might want to pick up a limited edition artist-designed swimsuit in which to display their credentials while sipping coffee and aperitifs in the balmy European weather. Former jewelry designer Cecile Casablancas, (daughter of the late Elite model agency founder John Casablancas and sister of The Strokes’s Julian) had a career-changing […]