After we first mentioned a partnership collectively, the group at Lime Ricki got here with a temper board and I knew it could be love from that second. They needed a set impressed by Scandinavian florals–we knew simply what to do.
I instantly started fascinated about the florals I used to be impressed by once I lived in Denmark: wild flowers, daisies, meadows. I needed to convey them collectively in celebratory prints in colours that jogged my memory of my time there.
On the identical time, you understand we love a great patchwork second and pairing of prints so we needed to attempt that out on swimsuits. We took the form of the patterns and along with the Lime Ricki group, discovered how you can spotlight a mixture of patterns whereas additionally making a form that was flattering.
Our 4 patterned floral assortment
We created 4 patterns for the gathering and each is known as after a well-known flower-loving Dane. Let me let you know about them. And let me additionally embrace a pronunciation information as a result of not everybody on the group has wrapped their mind round it but (ha!).
Our candy daisy print is known as after the present Queen of Denmark, Queen Margrethe II. Her title really means daisy and so that is our ode to her. Additionally enjoyable reality: Do you know that there’s a route in Denmark that’s 3600km lengthy and takes you to essentially the most stunning components of Denmark? It’s known as the Margrethe route and the indicators have a giant daisy on it!
Blixen is our moody wildflower print and is known as after writer Karen Blixen, who famously wrote Out of Africa. Each time I’m going again to Denmark I go to her stunning dwelling on the east shore of Sjaelland. She was an enormous flower lover and saved a beautiful wild backyard that’s nonetheless maintained as we speak. Certainly one of her hobbies was to create impeccable preparations from these flowers.
I wrote about my love of floral artist and sculptor, Tage Andersen, years in the past right here on Lars. Consider Claude Monet transplanted in fashionable occasions although the wardrobe stays the identical. His store in downtown Copenhagen is different worldly. He additionally remodeled a Swedish nation palace right into a exceptional farm and residential together with his handmade sculptors and gardens. Visiting Gunillaberg modified my life. He’s a well-known floral artist to the queen. We named our gingham after him for his refined eye.
Claus [not like Santa, but like clow-s]:
Claus Dalby might be Denmark’s most well-known gardener. He has a captivating youtube channel the place he teaches how you can recreate his well-known tulip container gardens and different marvelous gardening ideas. Our yellow outsized floral print is known as after him due to his exuberant use of the floral kind in his Aarhus gardens.
New fits to the gathering
We launched a few new shapes to the gathering together with a rash guard and a costume that has a go well with beneath) in addition to this one piece impressed by a patchwork quilt. It’s good. In actual fact, on a private journey to France for my fortieth in September, Jane and I did a fast shoot on the calanques in Provence and our mannequin beloved this one essentially the most. She mentioned the match was good. I’ll take it!
Why we partnered with Lime Ricki
There have been many the reason why we determined to companion with Lime Ricki apart from our shared love of colour and enjoyable. I needed to call just a few incase you’re new to their model.
You recognize while you simply need to swim and be energetic and also you don’t need your boobs hanging out? It’s critically so onerous! I don’t need it to be an element! These fits are designed to maintain you snug and flattering with out having to regulate something all day. There’s a go well with for each consolation degree and each form. And so they don’t skimp out on particulars–it’s lined the place it must be lined and cupped the place it must be cupped.
There isn’t any proper measurement right here–it’s for everybody. They’ve sizes from XXS to 4X. Interval.
All-women owned and run
In honor of Worldwide Ladies’s Day, I’m proud to affiliate with a fellow all girls run firm. It’s run by Nicole, Jennifer, and Colette. Their bio is insane (examine them right here), however simply know that they’ve traveled the world and know how you can do it proper! We’ve had an exquisite expertise with these variety, good, compassionate girls. I want you would know them in particular person–they’re the very best a part of their firm!
Lime Ricki is predicated right here in Utah they usually have two shops, one right here in Provo and the opposite in Salt Lake. We even get to do their window shows for the launch so please test it out!
They make their fits in Mexico Metropolis and in Los Angeles at accountable corporations. I like that they do their homework!
The place to search out Lime Ricki
Anywhoo, I might go on and on and on, however please know, Lime Ricki is the actual deal–all the pieces you would need in an organization–considerate, accountable, enjoyable, adventurous, looking for the client.
I’m apprehensive it would promote out earlier than you get one, so I’d suggest leaping on the practice now! As soon as it’s gone, it’s gone endlessly!
Right here’s the place to buy the assortment!