Archive | June, 2011

New York, New York…

Swimco’s Buying Team recently flew to New York for four days of appointments with the world’s top swimwear designers and manufacturers. Our days were filled with meetings, and our nights with dinners, a Broadway show, and nocturnal explorations of the Big Apple. We learned the importance of sacrificing footwear fashion in the name of survival, as we ran from meeting to meeting in 40-degree Celsius temps. And we learned how to expertly hail a taxi in New York style.

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And the Winner Is…

Each year Swimco partners with Lethbridge College and awards a $500 scholarship to the Design student who we feel has created the best swimwear design. This year’s recipient is Amanda Harnos (see her winning design above). Swimco’s Buying Team selects the entry that we think would compete best in the swimwear marketplace. These are high standards, as we see thousands of suits from countless lines from around the world! Amanda’s design was fresh, on-trend, and we think it would appeal to her target customer. Well done Amanda!

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