Handsome Summer – For Australian brand We Are Handsome’s new summer campaign, designers Indhra Chagoury and Jeremy J Somers introduce new shapes and styles with the Gather One Piece, Halter One Piece, Gather Bikini and New String Bikini. The prints of the season are inspired by expeditions ranging from the Antarctic to the African plains. “All [our] prints are created and designed by our team. You will never see them anywhere else. This allows us to put our emotion and spirit in each one,” says Chagoury and Somers of the new collection.
Hot Summer – Australian label Seafolly taps leading model Camille Rowe for its spring-summer 2013 campaign photographed in Waikiki Hawaii. David Gubert captured the French-American beauty wearing colorful bikini styles inspired by the island setting. Seafolly has more than 800 stockists globally and is set to expand in America this year.
Beach Waves – Spanish fashion model Aneu Riba Jimenez shimmers for swimwear company Tranvia Beach’s summer 2013 campaign lensed by photographer Joan Duran. Clad in bikini prints styled by art director and stylist Lidia Aguilera, the pretty brunette exudes beach cool in the youthful styles. / Makeup and Hair by Esther Zaragoza
Super Soaker – German stunner Anna Ewers is in full summer mode for the May lookbook from Nasty Gal. Revealing cuts with surprising splashes of color really makes the blonde bombshell stand out in the sunny images. Accessorized with skater touches such as sneakers, baseball caps and sunglasses; Anna is playful yet sexy in the colorful series.
Ready for a Swim – Blonde beauty Farah Holt shows off she’s ready for swimsuit season in this sexy spread shot for Elle Mexico’s May issue. Photographer Hannah Khymych captures Farah in skin-baring designs from the likes of Herve Leger, Eres and Alexander Wang styled by Connie Berg in the glossy images. / Makeup by Ingeborg @ Opus Beauty using Chanel, Hair by Yukiko Tajima
Island Hopping – The final installment of the Victoria’s Secret swim catalogues stars VS beauties Candice Swanepoel, Erin Heatherton and Magdalena Frackowiack. With a theme of island hopping, the stunners sizzle in bikini styles that are as colorful as they are sexy.
Life on the Beach – Australian beauty Jessica Hart is ready for summer in these new style book images shot for Italian swimwear label Calzedonia. Posing against crystal blue waters and white sands, Jessica turns up the heat in a mix of colorful bikinis and beachwear with tousled tresses and sun-kissed skin.
Take Me to Rio – Russian stunner Irina Shayk turns up the heat for swimwear label Beach Bunny’s summer 2013 campaign. The advertisements were photographed on the beach by American photographer Yu Tsai. Irina previously starred as the face of Beach Bunny in 2010, and proves this season that her bombshell appeal shows no signs of slowing down in colorful looks inspired by the city of Rio de Janiero, Brazil.
Cap sur L’été – German beauty Toni Garrn is the latest cover star of Madame Figaro, photographed by Nico. The blonde stunner hits the beaches of Saint-Barths in swimwear looks selected by stylist Julie Gillet. Hair stylist Alessandro Rebecchi and makeup artist Jurgen Braun give Toni the perfect sun-kissed look for the summer themed shoot.
The Incomparable Helena – Supermodel Helena Christensen proves that sexy is ageless with the May cover story of Elle Spain. The Danish stunner poses for Xavi Gordo in a series of swimwear images featuring skimpy bikinis, athletic wear and colorful accessories all selected by stylist Inmaculada Jimenez. Hair and makeup artist David Carreiro perfects Helena’s look with wet tresses and smokey eyes.