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Pool and Beach Must-Have Accessories

Pool and Beach Must-Have Accessories

2020 got you down? Let's be honest, it is a very tough year and there's nothing wrong with acknowledging that. Everyone is feeling a little more worn than usual, and everyone needs a good laugh or a break occasionally. Luckily, we've given some thought to how to create a fun and memorable experience for you whether you are going to the beach, the lake at the cabin, or your backyard pool. We've collected some things you can do to give yourself a little summer getaway experience for yourself or for your family during the season to capture the spirit of...

How to Style Swimwear

How to Style Swimwear

Your swimwear is a versatile piece of clothing that can say so much about you, about how you are feeling and can even be a reflection of an event, celebration or lifestyle all while being a durable fashion choice that can withstand the sea, the sand or the pool. Swimwear can be so much more when it comes to style. Whatever swimsuit you've chosen to wear, a touch of accessories will guarantee to make your summer (or year-round) waterside look is one to remember! Whether it is a sparkling piece of delightful jewelry, a pair of delightful earrings, a romantic...

How to Choose the Right Swimwear for You

How to Choose the Right Swimwear for You

Every spring and summer you may notice being bombarded with a dizzying array of advertisements about your body, tossing terms about like beach body and the perfect summer body with guides that use confusing terms. Bottom hourglass, inverted triangle, diamond, triangle, neat hourglass, lollipop, and so on. What does it even mean and, why do people feel the need to categorize a woman's body so much? Have you ever tried something on and thought: "I can't wear this because it's for a lollipop body and I'm an inverted triangle?" Of course not. You say things like, "I can't wear this...

How UV Treated Material Protects Skin

How UV Treated Material Protects Skin

You may have noticed that with our swimsuits, there is an additional detail that makes our material stand out from most others. As well as using a perfect researched blend of Nylon and Spandex, our swimsuit material offers UV +50 protection. But what does that mean? What exactly is UV protection material? How is it made? How does UV treated material protect your skin anyways? Let us dive into the interesting science behind UV treated material, what UV rays are, and how it protects your skin! What Are UV Rays or Ultraviolet Light? Ultraviolet light is a type of electromagnetic...

How Our Swimwear is Made

How Our Swimwear is Made

Here at Lime Ricki, we are committed to creating high-quality swimwear in fashionable designs with comfort at their core. We want you to feel confident and comfortable so you can focus on what really matters – fun in the sun! While you may be familiar with our brand, there are few interesting things you may not know about how our swimwear is made. Let's take a closer look for an inside scoop! Goals of Our Brand Before we look at the nitty-gritty of how our swimwear is made, it is important to understand the principles behind every design we create....

The Materials Behind Our Suits

The Materials Behind Our Suits

Every suit we create is a suit made to help women love the body they are in. It is crucial for us then, to create our swimsuits with nothing less than the best. Quality in design, construction, and the material we use in our swimwear is as important to us as it is to our customers. This attention to the finest details as well as meticulous care in every choice we make for a swimsuit is one of the major reasons why our swimsuits stand out from many of the rest. Without cutting-edge technology, expertise in tailoring, sewing, and superb...

What Causes Swimwear to Yellow?

What Causes Swimwear to Yellow?

Everyone loves the warmer summer air and getting out into the water whether it's a pool, lake, ocean, water park, or even just a small kiddie pool in your backyard to keep you cool while working on your tan. However, what we all don't love is dealing with our adorable swimsuits that start out perfectly colored, but over time, start to get a yellow tinge to them, especially if they are white or have white in the pattern. It makes it look older, even if the swimsuit is still new and in great condition. So you may wonder, why do...

Why Are Swimsuits Lined?

Why Are Swimsuits Lined?

With the summer heat warming everything up, you'll be ready to jump into a pool or ocean or lake in no time. With the right swimsuit, you can feel confident and ready to take on the long summer days that this season brings. However, when looking at various swimwear, including ours, you may be wondering why do swimsuits have lining? If you've been shopping around and keep seeing some suits that say fully lined, you may be wondering what that means and why it's important to your shopping needs. When you shop for a new suit, you are likely focused...

Emergency and Quick Repairs for Your Swimsuit

Emergency and Quick Repairs for Your Swimsuit

No matter how carefully you plan, accidents sometimes happen. Whether you have everything you could ever need for your next beach getaway or a small family backyard BBQ beside the pool, accidental pulls, elastic issues, and other problems could crop up with your swimwear. Do you know how to do emergency swimsuit repairs? For those moments when you don't have time to reorder your favorite Lime Ricki swimwear replacement, or you need emergency swimsuit repairs now, we can help you with these easy tips to repairing your suit! Supplies to carry with you for emergency swimsuit repairs: Travel sewing kit...

Recycling Swimwear

Recycling Swimwear

Buying a new swimsuit can be very exciting. Seeing all the cute new styles available to purchase, knowing that you'll find the one that just fits perfectly and fills you with confidence to get out there and enjoy your summer. However, if you have some older swimsuits that you no longer want to wear or keep, you may be wondering, can swimwear be recycled? There are a few different ways to recycle your swimwear, that way you're keeping it out of the garbage bin and helping some others in the process. Can Swimwear Be Recycled? As far as putting in...

Competitive and Regular Swimsuit Differences

Competitive and Regular Swimsuit Differences

Choosing the right swimsuit for the summer season is extremely important. With so many factors going into it as far as color, style, print or no print, matching coverups and more, it can be a tough decision to find the right swimsuit for your needs. Even something like what kind of tan lines need to be taken into account. Luckily, there are so many different swimsuits out there that you're sure to find one that fits your taste and style well. In fact, it can almost be overwhelming, and we want to ensure you get the right suit for your...

Swimwear History

Swimwear History

Did you know that few items have been as revolutionary as swimwear? From full-body coverage to two pieces, one-pieces, tankinis, or crops paired with bottoms, swimsuits have been an endless reflection of creativity as well as innovation in technology as well as society. You can take a swim in any water looking as if you've stepped off a catwalk in the perfect swimwear that fits you right, and in some cases, can go from daytime beachwear to nighttime dinner out! But do you know where it all started? Have you ever wondered about the history of swimwear? It all starts...

Swimwear History

Why it Matters that Women's Swimwear is Made By Women

Fashion, from the shoes we wear to the swimwear we love, has been an overwhelming passion for women across the globe for centuries. Whether dressing to impress each other or simply to feel more confident and beautiful for themselves, more women are designing the clothing women love to wear today than ever before and that is crucial for women's fashion. Yet, it wasn't—and in most cases—still isn't always so....

Swimwear History

Why Modest Swimwear is Important

Modest swimsuits? You may be thinking now, who wears that and why? Or your mind may, unfortunately, jump immediately to thinking modest swimwear was created for the more mature or plus-size crowd—but you would be surprisingly incorrect. There are many reasons for offering modest swimwear designed by women, for women....

Swimwear History

Best Swimsuits for Different Body Shapes

To help you find the best swimsuit for your body shape, we've gathered a few popular body shape terms and what they mean to better pair you with the perfect suit you've always wanted.

Swimwear History

The Best Swim Tops for Small and Large Busts

No matter your shape, no matter what society says your size may be, we believe you are beautiful just the way you are! When you are confident in your swimsuit there is nothing more breathtakingly gorgeous than confidence on a woman.

Swimwear History

Shelf Bra in Swimsuits

Swimsuits come in all different styles with varying types of support. We all know what an underwire is, but what is a shelf bra in a swimsuit? Check out our description below.

Swimwear History

How to Make a Swimsuit Last

How long does a swimsuit last anyway? Swimsuits worn for sport generally deteriorate at a faster rate than those worn for leisure, but you can take the same precautionary steps to slow that rate and extend the life for both types of swimwear.

Swimwear History

How Tankini Tops Should Fit

Tankinis were first introduced into swimsuit fashion in the late 1990s and were given their name due to the combination of a swim tank top and a bikini bottom. They were created as an additional option to the then single-piece and the revealing bikini, as not everyone felt comfortable wearing them.

Swimwear History

Different Swimwear Bottoms and How They Fit

The bottoms of your swimwear regardless of what style the entire suit might be are often as varied and different in design as the tops. Years ago, there was such a limited offering of swimsuit designs, thankfully today with more and more innovative designers and women creating for women, the number of styles and shapes has exploded. There are swimsuits for all tastes, sizes, bodies, and styles.

Swimwear History

Sizing Tips for Wearing a One Piece

Have you always wanted to rock a one-piece bathing suit but thought, for whatever reason, you couldn't? Have you yet to find a one-piece swimsuit that feels as comfortable as a second skin, and looks great too? Perhaps you've been mistakenly told that you don't have the 'build' or 'body' for a one-piece, and you've been avoiding one ever since.