SWIM-SURF

Miami’s SwimWeek Fashion Shows in July on Hiatus, but Trade Shows Will Continue

By Andrew Asch | May 11, 2015

IMG, which used to organize the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim runway shows, puts the Miami Beach event on hold.

Seafolly to Open in La Jolla

Australian swimwear brand Seafolly is increasing its bid for the U.S. market. It is scheduled to open its second American store on May 30. It will be located at Westfield UTC retail center in La Jolla, Calif.

Salon Allure Trade Show to Expand and Rename Itself Hammock

After five years producing the boutique swim trade event Salon Allure, Rick Fatzinger, the event’s managing partner, announced that his team will double the size of the event and rename it Hammock.

Raj to Make Women’s Swim for Oakley

Raj Manufacturing—which produces swimwear under brands such as Ella Moss, Splendid, Hurley, Nautica and Reef—will add Oakley to its roster of licensed brands.

Mooney Exits Quiksilver, Agnes Promoted to CEO

Andy P. Mooney, chief executive officer of Quiksilver, is leaving the Huntington Beach, Calif.–based surf giant.

Core Surf Shops Honored

Core Surf Shops Honored

The SIMA Image Awards honor achievements in the surf business, and the big winner for the SIMA Image Awards was the core surf shop.

Art + Fashion + Sun + Surf

Art + Fashion + Sun + Surf

Miami’s South Beach is always a prime destination for fashionable sun-worshippers, but for a week in December, the Florida hot spot shows off its artistic side during the annual Art Basel celebration of modern and contemporary art.

Eco & Art-Driven

Eco & Art-Driven

There’s another world, hidden in plain sight, said Lily Chehrazi and Benedict Barrett, owners and designers of the fashion brand Together California.

Ingear Fashions Introducing Licensing Swim Line Based on the Popular Beer

Ingear Fashions Introducing Licensing Swim Line Based on the Popular Beer

Constellation is upping the ante for marketing the popular beer, and its next step will be rolling out a women’s swimwear line bearing the Corona logo produced by Ingear Fashions Inc.

Summer’s Key Trends

Summer’s Key Trends

From weekend getaways to exotic island holidays, designers have plenty of chic inspiration for Summer.

Back to the Future


Back to the Future


Diane Biggs could be considered the long-reigning “Queen of the Bikinis.”

Retro Street for PacSun Exclusive

Retro Street for PacSun Exclusive

The music of tattooed rapper YG shot up Billboard charts in 2013. In 2015, he’s starting on a fashionable note thanks to a partnership with RVCA, one of the leading lifestyle, fashion and action-sports brands to come out of Orange County, Calif., in the past decade.

Rose Jannuzzi Names SVP of Operations for SwimSpot

SwimSpot, the swimwear retailer owned by Raj Manufacturing, named Rose Jannuzzi senior vice president of operations.

Quiksilver to Pasadena

Quiksilver to Pasadena

Surf giant Quiksilver Inc. will open a location for its Boardriders Club store in Pasadena, Calif.

BeachRiot, Vissla, Billabong Nominated for SIMA Image Awards

The Surf Industry Manufacturers Association has awarded hot new brands and veterans of the surf industry SIMA Image Awards for the past 12 years, and on Nov. 12, the trade group announced nominees for the 2014 SIMA Image awards and a new award category—the SIMA Honor Roll.

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