Archive | 2012

Swimco Photo Shoot 2012

Hola! Lucky us. We had to go to Mexico for the Swimco photoshoot! Our Swimco entourage included models, a stylist, a videographer, a photographer and his lovely assistant/wife! We stayed in the beautiful beachside home of Steve (my brother and business partner) and his wife Nicole. Casa Fuego, de Saladita, provided the perfect backdrop for […]

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Grand Opening

It’s been a long time since we’ve celebrated a new store opening in such “tropical” style. Friends, family, suppliers, media representatives and Swimco supporters all converged in our newest location on 17th Ave in downtown Calgary.  We enjoyed tasty tropical treats and refreshments, a runway fashion show hosted by local stylist Kim Flanagan and an […]

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Design a Bikini Contest

  Calling all budding swimwear designers! Swimco is thrilled to once again partner with Roxy to bring back the “Design a Bikini Contest”. We were so impressed with the response from last year, and had so much fun going through the design submissions. The designs were unique, creative, and inspiring…there is a lot of talent […]

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Couldn’t Have Said It Better Myself!

We often receive requests from writers for either information or pictures to be included in their newspaper articles on swimwear. One such writer has captured the essence of our industry and the conundrum of trying on and wearing swimwear to a “tee”. Shelley Fralic, Columnist for the Vancouver Sun, recently published this story. I loved […]

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Style Report from Australia

My adventures continued after my recent week at surf camp in Hawaii. From there I travelled to Sydney, Australia to meet with our friends from Seafolly. This year the line launch took place at the Bronte Beach Surf Club. It was the perfect setting to showcase Seafolly’s beautiful new 2013 swimwear collection. The sun was […]

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We Did It! $6,000 Raised for Women With Cancer

I’m happy to report that our recent online painting auction raised $6,000 for Look Good Feel Better®, in support of women with cancer. We commissioned our friend and artist extraordinaire, Angela Morgan, to create a painting that celebrates women feeling confident in their swimwear. Angela’s painting was auctioned off for $3,000, with Swimco matching the […]

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