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Perfect Après-Swim Cocktail!

Date: October 12, 2017
Posted By: JB
Posted In: Luxury Lowdown

Can you have enough ‘perfect’ après-swim cocktail recipes? I think not 🙂 Recipe Served in a tumbler Fill with ice 2 ounces Deep Eddy Ruby Red vodka 2 ounces rosè wine 2 ounces of cranberry LeCroix 1 ounce fresh grapefruit …

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JazzFest 2017

Your Dress Choice At JazzFest Did Not Go Unnoticed

Date: May 9, 2017
Posted By: Kelly
Posted In: Luxury Lowdown

With the many changes in weather this recent JazzFest season in New Orleans, I noted many things to be the same. The color palette correlated perfectly with our color preference survey results. Hemlines hovered at knee and tea. There were …

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Pantone Announces Their 2017 Color Of The Year!

Date: December 12, 2016
Posted By: JB
Posted In: Luxury Lowdown

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McFashion? Not Après-Swim!

Date: August 26, 2016
Posted By: JB
Posted In: Luxury Lowdown

There seems to be a trend in fashion where “new” collections are launched by simply cherry-picking from existing dress styles and prints presented by a third party, and adding a nice label. We at Après-Swim create our lines the old-fashioned …

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Looking For Beach Hair Damage Repair?

Date: July 9, 2016
Posted By: JB
Posted In: Luxury Lowdown

Beach Hair Damage Repair

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So I went to Los Angeles

Date: June 2, 2016
Posted By: Kelly
Posted In: Luxury Lowdown

So I went to Los Angeles to bring the fabric from its landing point at Chemtex Printers, where they held it for us upon landing while I found a finishing house. In our eternal quest to do everything in the …

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Pantone Announces Their Colors of the Year!

Date: December 8, 2015
Posted By: JB
Posted In: Luxury Lowdown

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Notes from the design deck.

Date: May 14, 2015
Posted By: Kelly Cooney
Posted In: Luxury Lowdown

As another rare May raincloud bursts, I find myself digging for my favorite, well worn Pareo. I wish I had a hundred more. I think it’s time to make some! It needs to be beautifully light and a large enough piece …

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The Best Sunscreen

Date: January 24, 2015
Posted By: JB

I am a big fan of Clark Howard and his practical consumer advice. Yes, it’s Winter, but why not think about the Summer to help warm you up! We go through a lot of sunscreen here in Texas, and I …

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If You Can’t Tone It, Tan It

Date: November 12, 2014
Posted By: JB
Posted In: Luxury Lowdown

It’s that time of year again. Fall is here and although the thought of cooler weather, sweaters, tights and pumpkin spice lattes excites me, one thing has me wishing it were summertime again. The lack of sun exposure to my …

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