February 20, 2012
I have always been obsessed with this color blue. Pair that with my love of all things Moroccan and it's a wonder that I only discovered this place yesterday. Needless to say Chefchaouen has made my wish list of places to visit. Thank God for Pinterest or I may never have known this place existed!
February 18, 2012
"Nestled into a breathtaking, hidden cove on the southwest coast of Antigua, Hermitage Bay is surrounded by lush, untouched hillsides and the brilliant blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. In the distance, the islands of Montserrat, St. Kitt’s and Nevis form silhouettes on the skyline - scenic backdrops for the picturesque sailboats and luxury yachts anchored in the bay and nearby harbour." This is the location description on the hermitage bay website!
I first heard about Hermitage Bay resort while reading swimwear designer Lisa Curran's blog and I have wanted to go ever since! This resort has a very special place on my "Dream destination list". I am thinking a pool suite up on the hill with an amazing view of the bay. Snorkeling, sailing, romantic dinners on the beach, yoga, reading, lazing in the pool and just completely unwinding. I envision wearing brightly colored Melissa Odabash cover-ups, crisp white Lotus London caftans, Lisa Curran's seashell halter bikinis and flowy Marysia dresses. Sounds like heaven! Photos courtesy of hermitagebay.com
February 7, 2012
Crystal Jin's Wild West inspired swim collection was one of my favorites at Miami fashion week! The horseshoe details on the bikinis, the sky blue colors, and the desert browns really show this designer's great attention to detail. I find these lookbook photos really inspiring. I hope you enjoy them! This label is luxe, sexy and beautifully made. The fit is amazing! Shop Crystal Jin swimwear at Blue Heaven Boutique blueheavenboutique.com
Photos courtesy of Crystal Jin, New York.
January 18, 2012
Las Ventanas al Paraiso in Los Cabos Mexico. The name of the hotel translates to "The Windows to Paradise" I have never been here, but it's definitely on my list of places to visit in 2012. The architecture of this resort really inspires me. I love the cacti and clean lines of the buildings. The lighting and furnishings are warm and serene. This just looks like a great place to unwind and unplug from the world for a few days. The Baja Peninsula is a great place for whale watching. They have an abundance of marine wildlife that migrates through the area. Sounds perfect! When are we going? Photos courtesy of Las Ventanas al Paraiso, Rosewood resorts. Don't forget to shop Blueheavenboutique.com for all of your beach essentials!
January 5, 2012
Tori Praver grew up on the sands of Maui, Hawaii, surfing and swimming in the sun of the tropical island paradise. Her childhood experience led to a life-long love of the beach lifestyle and provided the best background to launch her own swimwear line. Today, a successful swimwear model and designer, she knows just what women want to feel confident and comfortable. She channeled her expertise into an alluring line of separates, one-kinis and cover-ups that will have women strutting down the boardwalk or launching into the waves.
“The fact that I'm a model besides designing for Tori Praver swimwear has only been a huge advantage. I feel very confident having two jobs and I can express my creativity in both - but in different ways. As a model - I love taking direction - being oriented. As a designer - I'm free as a bird and the ideas come from my heart. Not to mention I have a sincere passion for the fashion industry and particularly for the professionals that work at it - Stylists, editors, so being in touch with them - from two different angles - just fulfills me.”
The thing that really makes her designs stand out is the use of texture in her fabrics. Her bikinis are sold as mix and match separates. So you can choose any combination of styles, mix solids with prints, get the perfect fit and express your own individual style. The possibilities are endless!
Shop Blueheavenboutique.com for all of the styles shown above and more!!
January 4, 2012
Gypsy 05 makes some of the dreamiest maxi dresses around. I practically live in these in the summertime! These dresses are so perfect and comfortable. I am all about dresses that are effortlessly sexy. You can find all 3 tie dye colors shown above at Blue Heaven Boutique. Alessandra Ambrosio was photographed wearing this dress in purple. Shop blueheavenboutique.com
December 28, 2011
I have not been to this resort yet, but I have been to St. Lucia. As you can see, this is truly one of the most beautiful places on earth! The Jade Mountain resort is high on my list of places to stay the next time I visit. Every room, or sanctuary as they prefer to call it, has stunning views of the pitons and your very own private plunge pool. The most interesting part is that each sanctuary only has 3 walls. The fourth wall is open with stunning views of the Caribbean, and yet you have complete privacy being up on a hill. I mean seriously, how cool is that?
When you go to St. Lucia it's all about the Pitons. I can't think of a better place to see them than lounging in your very own infinity pool with a fruity drink and a loved one by your side. This resort is such an inspiration for me. It's an architectural masterpiece created by visionary Nick Troubetzkoy. Are you ready to take the plunge and book your dream vacation? My goal is to inspire you to book that trip you have always dreamed about. What are you waiting for? Of course you simply cannot go to a fabulous place like this without picking up a few beach essentials before you go! BlueHeavenBoutique.com is the best place to shop designer swimwear and cover-ups. Photos courtesy of JadeMountain.com.
December 15, 2011
The Melissa Odabash resort 2012 collection is simply amazing! I hope you enjoy the photos. This is quite possibly the most beautiful lookbook I have ever seen (and I have seen a lot of them). The shoot was photographed at the Marbella Club in Spain on the Mediterranean coast. I am really seriously thinking of booking a trip there. It's just beautiful. I hope you are as inspired by these photos as I am. All of the styles you see above are now available at blueheavenboutique.com