The Facekini Is the Must-Have Swimwear Item of the Season

If you were on the internet 9 years ago, you may have heard about the Facekini, a revolutionary product that protected one's face from tanning while swimming. Almost a decade later, the Facekini is even more popular, exploding onto the beaches of Qingdao, China and protecting from more than just the sun. » 8/08/14 4:00pm 8/08/14 4:00pm

The Concept of a 'Bikini Body' Is Infuriating Bullshit

It's that time of the year again (in the Northern Hemisphere at least). It's the time when everyone begins to realize that the sleet and the snow are going to end and people will actually want to wear swimsuits. In tandem, it seems like every site on the internet (or sign on the street) is telling you the right way to… » 4/04/13 5:00pm 4/04/13 5:00pm

Match Your Bathing Suit to Your Book, Even If You're Plus-Size

Have you seen Matchbook? The site that pairs bikinis with reading material? It's been passed around like wildfire lately. But what if you're not super svelte? After finding that almost none of the bikinis came in her size, Kate Harding created a "plus size edition." My faves are the brightly colored suit above and the… » 8/01/12 12:10pm 8/01/12 12:10pm