Now that summer is (almost) here, it might be time to invest in new poolside attire. Like most women, I've been on the bikini wagon ever since I was old enough to wear one. And truth be told, I am just not a swimwear person. Perhaps this is due to the fact that I am from the Great White White north, the land where beaches are more sparse than foliage in the desert. But I also just don't like the water.
Some people live for the ocean, that first cannon ball of the season in the pool, or the ultimate dream: diving in the Great Barrier Reef. All of those things are pretty much what my nightmares consist of. I hate getting wet, the sheer process of entering cold water is agonizing, and any unclear large water mass (lakes, rivers, the non-tropical part of the ocean) gives me the heebie-jeebies.
Some girls I know own literally 20 bathing suits. I, on the other hand, would only have one or two, which I would keep for 10 years at a time, while only really being used about once a year (and that's not in water). On top of it all, I can't say that I really feel all that comfortable in a swimsuit. Maybe it's an extension of me not feeling comfortable in swimwear-wearing milieu, but we all have our hangups, don't we?
To that I am adding that after giving swimwear more thought than I have in, well, probably my entire life, I hereby declare that my next maillot purchase will be a one-piece. And this is the P E R F E C T one. Never have I lusted after a piece of lycra clothing, but there is a first for everything, right? Right.
Get it in black here and in navy here.