As we delve into the warmer months – there is a good chance you’ve already taken the occasional sun filled day to enjoy the outdoors, and if you are currently on the hunt to upgrade the summer wardrobe with new and luxurious swimwear to go with, you’re in luck!
Lillian Luxury Swimwear launches this week with an extra ‘lift’. The swimwear line has been purposely designed with quality fabrics and technology which help ‘enhance’ all the right areas – making this year’s swimwear purchase one of your most savvy yet!
As part of this week’s Wellness Wednesday series, London Living’s editor Katharine caught up with the CEO and Founder of Lillian Luxury swimwear, Laura Barry, to find out more on why the new swimwear line was formed and the inspiration behind it!
Can you tell us a little bit more about Lilliana luxury swimwear, and the reason you decided to bring it to life?
A year ago, I was working in corporate life in a finance role and I had these dreams, ambitions and a passion for doing something different. I wanted to have my own business, I had a passion for fashion and swimwear in particular, but I also felt really energised by supporting other women. It was important for me to create an inclusive brand that makes women of all shapes and sizes feel comfortable, supported and empowered. The innovative, patent pending technology that I have developed offers something completely unique to the swimwear market using the finest quality fabrics and trims for maximum performance and comfort and all lovingly made in London. I am excited for Lilliana to launch and grow, as we launch new designs and colours over the coming months.
We have read that it features patent pending technology that creates a helpful ‘lift’ in all the right areas (yay)! Could you us more about this exciting new technology that is available in your new swimwear range?
Yes, the patent pending technology delivers a lifting and shaping effect to transform the buttocks of the wearer. The range also delivers lift and enhancement to the bust using only light removable padding and no underwire. Our swimsuits also feature a tummy control panel for that extra enhancement to your figure. The lift effect works by using a specialist adhesive fabric inside briefs which comfortably grips onto the buttocks. The patent pending strap system (when pulled and tied), lifts the buttocks up and in, creating a smaller and more pert looking derriere!
As it is the perfect time to purchase a NEW pair of Lilliana luxury swimwear – when and how do our readers get their hands on a pair?
What sizes, colours and styles will be able to purchase when Lilliana luxury swimwear goes live?
All of our bikinis are available in sizes 6 – 16 and our swimsuit is available in sizes 6 – 24. At the time of launch there are four colours:
- Nero (Black)
- Peacock (Blue)
- Amnesia (Purple)
- Appeal (Peach)
New colours and styles will be launching soon however!
What tips would you give our London Living readers who are wanting to feel more confident in swimwear?
I would say it is wise to invest in good quality swimwear. There really is a difference in the fit and durability of fabrics. Lilliana pieces are made to last and you will achieve your best bikini body yet!
Also, be proud of what you have, most people find day one of their holiday stripping down to their swimwear a little daunting so you are certainly not alone.
And lastly, besides from wearing your Lilliana swimwear by the pool, what are your favourite things to do in London to stay fit, healthy and confident in the warmer months?
I like to work out both for my body and my mind. I am a fan of running and sign up to charity 10k runs a couple of times a year. There are some great London Park Runs and the atmosphere is great as it is a ‘feel good’ event because it is all for a good cause and brings people together.
I also love to do yoga and will be going back to do reformer Pilates soon (I am not sure I have ever ached so much after a workout).
I love popping into a Joe and the Juice when I am in central London to get a great pick me up of green juice if my energy levels are flagging. I have a balanced diet but I am a fan of supplements and take Welle Co Alkalising Greens and collagen supplements too!
Lastly – hydration is key! I always carry a bottle of water with me and I am in love with my new rose gold bottle (rose gold is my obsession right now!)
Are you going away over the summer months and in need of a new swimsuit? Lilliana Swimwear has you sorted – you can have a browse or shop online here.
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