Suit Up for Summer 2015

SB Life & Style Cover_thumbIt’s that time of year when we are ready to shop the latest trends and styles in swim and beachwear fashion. One piece swim suits, two piece bikinis, designer sunglasses, hats and jewelry, all create an ensemble built for fun in the sun leisure.

Santa Barbara is a quiet beach community 90 miles north of Los Angeles and 300 miles south of the San Francisco Bay. With the Channel Islands to the west and coastal mountain range to the east, Santa Barbara is nestled on the central coast boasting moderate temperatures and temperate climate throughout the year.

Suit Up for SummerKnown as the American Riviera, Santa Barbara is a special place first inhabited 13,000 years ago, History has it that a Portuguese explorer João Cabrilho (Spanish: Cabrillo), sailing for the Kingdom of Spain, sailed through what is now called the Santa Barbara Channel in 1542, anchoring briefly in the area. In 1602, Spanish maritime explorer Sebastián Vizcaíno gave the name “Santa Barbara” to the channel and also to one of the Channel Islands.

Luli FamaWith rich heritage and Spanish Colonial architecture, the city is as scenic as the beaches are mesmerizing. Home to famous movie stars, super models, surfers and musicians, Santa Barbara is a favorite destination for Cruise ships and weekend travelers alike.

The June Edition of Santa Barbara Life and Style is filled with features and favorite hot spots, recipes, local’s hangouts, tropical drinks, beaches and Bikini fashions.

Oleema & Kalani MillerBe sure to check out the Q&A with Oleema and Kalani Miller, Founders and Designers of the Designer Swimwear line, Mikoh Swimwear. Mikoh is one of the hottest swimwear brands in the world. Known for their fun in the sun silhouettes, over the top exotic prints, sexy cut bottoms, and braided detail, worn by the Who’s Who A-Listers as the brand to be seen in!

Vitamin ASwimwear available and featured by Butterflies and Bikinis Models: Megan  MacKenzie – with Next Model Management and Brittany Weed – Elite Model Management

Styled by: Claire Castro and Kirra Boelsterli Make Up by: Cynthia Fuentes with Carlyle Salon and Style Bar Hair by Krysta Winthrow with Carlyle Salon and Style Bar Photography by: Meadow Rose

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