ALOHA BIKINI BABES August 15 2016
GREENLEE is headed to Maui!
Join us for an Exclusive Pop Up Shop event at the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort. This Friday, August 19th from 10am-6pm.
We would love to recommend some of our favorite Island Spots and Activities.
STAY: The Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort is the place for the young, hip and eco-conscious. Enjoy the exquisitely curated decor whilst sipping Mai Tais.
EAT & DRINK: Monkeypod Kitchen
The Craft Cocktails are to die for... we highly recommend the Monkeypod Mai Tai with honey-lilkoi foam and the Wood Fired hand-tossed Roasted Butternut Squash Pizza. YUM!
All Local ingredients from local Hawaiin Farmers too! It doesn't get better than this.
Hit the Spa of course! Unless you are ready for an Adventure... then we definitely recommend a Snorkel Expedition to the Molokini Crator.
Don't forget to SHOP!
Check out this local Fave Boutique: DRIFTWOOD MAUI
Mahalo & Safe Travels!
MIAMI + FLAMINGO GOALS July 07 2016
As Miami Swimweek approaches it's got us thinking of crystal clear water, white sand beaches and pink flamingos.
We would like to take a quick minute and introduce you to our new favorite coffee table book & places to check out while in South Beach.
First off, I know you have seen some of Photographer Gray Malin's work floating about in the insta-verse...if not.. I would like to introduce you to our new favorite book & New York Times Best Seller 'BEACHES' by Gray Malin. His work is absolutely amazing and no doubt a pop culture phenomenon. We are loving his latest collaboration with our Floating Swan friends at FUNBOY.
Now, I really need to talk about Miami & the places that need to be seen, dined & drank!
STAY: 1 Hotel South Beach
We are singing their praises! Not only is it the most beautifully designed and curated hotel on the planet... they're number 1 goal is sustainability and a smaller footprint.
An amazing Story, Design, and Mission.
Just Book that Deep Tissue... you know you deserve it!
SHOP: The Webster
Need we say more? Just pay The Webster a visit and you'll see....
May we suggest the Yogurt Tahini Massaged Kale while you enjoy their perfectly curated spaces... then have a drink at The Broken Shaker.. please order a round of Mango Caipirinhas!
LATE NIGHT: Ummm... being from LaLaLand.. we know street tacos! You HAVE to, no exceptions, pay TAQUIZA a visit. Homemade Blue Masa Corn Tortillas... done and done.
Once you've recovered from the food coma..don't forget the main event!
Drop by and see us at the COAST Show Booth 706 at the brand new Frank Gehry New World Center. July 18th & 19th we will be debuting our new Resort-Spring 2017 Collection that features Influencer, mega-babe, and the nicest person ever, Rocky Barnes.
Cheers & Safe Travels! We'll be seeing you in Miami! XOXO
RESTING BEACH FACE June 20 2016
It's Summer Solstice Mermaids & it is definitely heating up in LaLaLand!
We have launched our Summer Market to display some of our favorite Trends from some of our favorite Friends in the industry.
First up is a local fave! Our dear friend Alexis from Alexis Jewelry, who has caught the eye of local celebs like Annabeth Gish, Sarah Grafferty, Rachel Roy, and Sports Illustrated Model Genevieve Morton. And guess what?! Thats right some of Alexis's pieces like her iconic "LALALAND" necklace & Anchor Outline Necklace are available in our Summer Market!
Every Mermaid loves candles... am I right? We have teamed up with MAME Soy Candles to bring you 3 exclusive Greenlee Swim Scents every ocean loving Gal needs in her beach tent. Scents of Suntan Oil & Seasalt, Coconut Lavender, & Blood Orange Grapefruit are all available in the Summer Market. These bohemian fave candle's are all small batch, hand poured, organic soy and made locally in Scottsdale, AZ. Get one with our exclusive favorite quote of the day "He held her like a seashell and listened to her Heart" -unknown but hands down the sweetest quote ever.
It's time to show some Team Spirit! Get your Pom Pom's out Mermaids & head to the pool. Don't forget to include your recycled plastic clutch or tote from OTTO Pom. Hand pom-ed in Los Angeles, these cute & quirky bags are right on trend & for sure to turn some heads.
Joining the Market-Party soon is our new favorite round towel out of Santa Barbara with of course... Banana Leaves & Fringe! We gotta support the locals and these green and white leafy towels by Kind & Good make it super easy to beach-it like a local.
Thats it for now! Shop these local faves in our Summer Market & Stay tuned for more posts coming soon!
EARTH DAY EVERY DAY April 30 2016
EARTH DAY EVERY DAY!
That's right! Earth Month may be over but let's not forget that every day is Earth Day!
We have teamed up again with The Rainforest Partnership by offering a 10% dedication of all online sales of our Green Leaf High Neck Halter & New City Brief to this amazing Organization.
Here's a quick link to our Charity Shop so you can check it out!
A very special Thanks and Shout Out to Super Babe and Festival Fashion "It-Girl"
Rocky Barnes for sporting our Rainforest Partnership High Neck Halter, poolside at the Coachella Music Festival.
And don't you worry.. our new 2016 prints are made from 83% recycled water bottles! That's 1% more than last season and even better... even more plastic out of our oceans and landfills. Woohoo!
Remember, everyday, each and everyone of us can make a decision to help keep our planet a healthier one.
Ps- Shop all Greenlee Swimwear now at Diane's Beachwear Online & receive a free Greenlee Swim Tote Bag while supplies last. YAY!
WE HEART PALM SPRINGS! March 28 2016
As Festival Season is approaching, we have a few things we would like to share with you.
First off, we are very excited to have teamed up with a few amazing brands to bring you a fully loaded Coachella Care Pack Giveaway on Instagram that is sure to get you ready to head to the Desert.
One lucky instagrammer will win a free Greenlee Bikini, the Festival Dress from Astars Womens, a Dylan Fedora from Yellow 108, and a case of our personal favorite, Caliwater.
Head on over to our instagram profile to enter!
Winner announced on instagram April 7th!
Continuing on with the Palm Springs love, here are just a few of our favorite places that we think you should most definitely check out!
STAY: We absolutely love the Sparrows Lodge, imagine a modern twist on a log cabin with some old school Hollywood history of it's own. We highly recommend this desert oasis for a lovely stay.
PLAY: One of our personal favorite's for the perfect pool day is The Ace Hotel and Swim Club. We can never stay too long and will be forever grateful for the first introduction to Cactus Water. Yep, that's right, we first discovered our love for Caliwater at The Ace Palm Springs.
EAT: We highly recommend the Baby Market Beets & Shaved Brussels Sprouts at Workshop Kitchen + Bar and the modern rustic decor creates the perfect atmosphere for cocktails with the Girl Gang.
In need of late night diner food? Drop into Kings Highway at The Ace, of course.
On your way back to LaLaLand, don't forget to stop for breakfast at Cheeky's.
One last thing... Don't forget your Bikini!
But if you did... you can shop your favorite GREENLEE styles at Diane's Beachwear in El Paseo.
Well that's it for now! Wear your sunscreen, drink lots of Cactus Water & Enjoy the Music.
GREENLEE SWIM x BIKINI SLAYER February 11 2016
We are super excited about this!
This is our first Blogger Collaboration and we couldn't have picked a more beautiful person than our Dear Friend Nicole aka Bikini Slayer.
It all started 3 years ago when we first met at Miami Swimweek and have been Besties ever since. Which leads us to announce this exciting print collaboration with the Bikini Slayer Blog!
Imagine an Amazing Tropical Oasis, with Exotic Flowers, Cascading Banana Leaves, and of course, something WILD... Enter Jungle Slayer.
The exclusive Jungle Slayer print can be purchased online only at the Bikini Slayer Store in these iconic Greenlee Swim favorites:
and of course, the Bikini Slayer's favorite Side Tie Cheeky Bottom.
And don't you worry.. the new Jungle Slayer Bikini's are as green as ever! We can proudly say these hot little kini's are made from 83% recycled water bottles. That's 1% more recycled content than last year. Yay!
Swing on over to the Bikini Slayer Shop and check it out! These babies will go fast!
As seen on Naila! @naila
RAINFOREST PARTNERSHIP + GREENLEE SWIM July 21 2015
We are so excited to announce our collaboration with Rainforest Partnership! 10% of all Vintage Havana print tops and bottoms purchased through our online shop will be donated to Rainforest Partnership through December 2015.
Rainforest Partnership is an amazing organization that works directly with forest communities to develop and market products made from materials only found in the rainforest. Sales of these goods gives residents a financial stake in protecting their forests.
Check them out here http://www.rainforestpartnership.org and look out for Greenlee Swim gift cards at the "Amazon Wave" pool party at the "W" Residences in Austin, Texas this Sunday, July 26th! Main sponsors for the event include our friends at FLASH TATTOOS, FUNBOY and STILL & SEA.
Get tickets to this awesome event here...
GREENLEE SWIM x PINEAPPLE ICE July 15 2015
GREENLEE Swim has some exciting news! We recently partnered with Lindsey Higa, the creator and genius behind Pineapple Ice, for a two-part blog feature. In the post, Lindsey says that GREENLEE Swim is her go-to, cute yet functional cheeky bikini.
Based in Honolulu, Hawaii, Lindsey is a stylist, yogi, blogger, and foodie with a great eye for the cutting-edge. Her blog, Pineapple Ice, showcases her personal style, love for beach, travel adventures, and DIY collaborations. Shot by Desmond Centro and Matt Bruening, the two-part blog post also features Ray-Ban sunnies and jewelry by A.Wattz Dezigns, B. D'Angelo and BYCHARI. To see more, check out the "Style" section of Lindsey's blog!
Make sure to follow Lindsey and her blog for some of the best personal style inspo out there. Right now, Lindsey's readers get to exclusively enjoy a 20% discount on our shop page with the code PICE20.
A RECAP, WATER, WINE AND FLAMINGOS! July 09 2015
Welcome to the Greenlee Swim blog! It's been a few years in the making but hey, we've been busy spreading the word about our LRB's :) We hope you check back often as we'll be updating the blog weekly with news, updates, tips and introductions to some of the people, products and places we love.
First up is a recap of our pop up event in Ojai at the Capri Hotel on Sunday June 28 . This event kicked off the first of what we're hoping to make a yearly occurrence. Christopher and the staff at the Capri were great and everyone had a great time. The weather was perfect for lounging poolside in your LRB® (little recycled bikini) and the Wild Stallions played an incredible DJ set.
Our partners for the event were CALIWATER prickly pear cactus water, FUN BOY luxury floats and FICTION wine from Field Recordings provided the wine for the after party at The Deer Lodge.
We can't say enough about CaliWater. We've been drinking it ever since we found it at our local Gelson's. It's refreshing, delicious and all natural and Matt the owner is one of the nicest people on the planet. You can find them at Whole Foods, Gelson's and all of the Ace Hotels and if you can't find them there you can order through Amazon.
Fun Boy floats are the coolest pool floats in the world and not only that, they are also helping bring clean water to those who need it through their partner charity RainCatcher. We were ecstatic when they decided to be a part of this event and the floats were a huge hit!
Fiction wine is amazing and the great part about it is that it comes in a 22 ounce can. That's right a can! It's really good wine by a great wine producer, Field Recordings who make a variety of sustainable wines. The red is delicious and the white and rose versions are perfect for drinking poolside and at the beach. We may have had one to many at the after party though :) Many thanks to our favorite winemaker and all around great guy, Andrew Jones for providing the wine!
That's it for now. Stay tuned for more to come!