Summer Travel Edit - Venice and its Lidos

August 01, 2016

Trubikini Summer Travel Edit

Beautiful Venice, courtesy of Pixabay

This Summer's travel edit is about indulging our our passion for Venice. We love Venice’s amazing architecture, its history, its fabulous and effortless style. It’s not surprising that our photographic team chose to visit the lidos of Venice when scouting a location for our new look-book shoot.

Trubikini Swimdress, Ultimate Triangle and Classic Pant on location at Lido di Jesolo

Just a short Vaporetto (waterbus) ride away from the bustle of Venice, the Lido is the place where Venetians escape to stretch out and take in the sun. Its villas and grand hotels offer an eclectic mix of Gothic, Moorish, Art Nouveau and traditional Venetian architecture. But the leading role  here is played by the beach. For those who have seen Luchino Visconti's 1971 film Death in Venice, the Lido calls to mind strains of Mahler’s Adagietto from his 5th Symphony and the inimitable style of Dirk Bogarde. In addition, the Lido is famously the home of the annual Venice Film Festival. And if you need any more glamour, Byron and Shelley used to go horse-riding on the Lido's dunes.

Trubikini - The collection in white - on location at Lido di Jesolo

Our look-book shoot was a fantastic trip for all concerned. For the shoot, our stylist Lucy Trievnor discovered a wonderful new accessory made by London designer Anastasia Sotiropoulou. Anastasia launched Iris Sandals in 2014, making beautiful embellished leather sandals manufactured in Crete. In 2015 she expanded her range to jewellery and the bangle bracelets our model is wearing in these look-book shots are part of her exquisite Make a Statement collection. We love the combination of the textural cord and smooth high shine metal clasp.


 Trubikini - Swimdress accessorised with Iris Sandals Bangle Bracelets

With just a single day to themselves after the shoot, our team chose to visit the spectacular Lake Carezza. A three hour drive north from Venice, in the South Tyrol region of Italy, Lake Carezza is one of the most stunning lakes in the Alps.

Lake Carezza, South Tyrol, Italy

The lake’s name means “Rainbow Lake” and it’s easy to see why. The reflection of the surrounding trees and mountains twinkle in the water like jewels sparkling in the sun. According to local legend, in order to win the heart of a mermaid, a magician smashed a rainbow he had created into the lake and sent the beautiful colours tumbling into the water. In reality, the small lake’s water comes solely from underground springs and melted mountain snow, which is quite romantic enough. 

 

Thanks and credits

Many thanks to the Trubikini photographic team:

Photographer: Lauren Marsh
Model: Nicole Andrea
Styling: Lucy Trevor
Make-Up: Neecol Corry
Accessories: Iris Sandals, A1 Frames

 

Find out more about Trubikini and shop the Little Black Bikini Collection at www.trubikini.com

 






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Size Charts

 

Ultimate Triangle Size Chart

The Ultimate Triangle comes in 8 sizes (from 0 to 7) and caters for over 40 different bra sizes. Find your Trubikini size easily using our simple size chart. It uses the two elements of your bra size to find your fit. For example, the UK bra size 34C would pick a Trubikini Size 2.

Trubikini Ultimate Triangle Size Chart

 

 

Pant Size Chart

All three of our pants come in 6 simple sizes and fit true to standard UK dress sizes. There is a good amount of stretch to the fabric. So we recommend that you select the Trubikini size that corresponds directly to the UK size you normally wear in pants. For example, a UK size 12 would pick a Trubikini Size 3. If you prefer a little less coverage, try the Trubikini pant one size down.

Trubikini Pant Size Chart - Sizes From UK 6 to 18



Swimdress Size Chart

Our Swimdress has a lot of stretch to it, which is why we only need 3 sizes. The Swimdress ties at the neck and has drawstrings at the sides which you can use to change the length, so that you can adjust it for a perfect fit. If you normally wear dresses in UK Size 6, 8 or 10, go for a Trubikini Size 1. If you normally wear dresses in a UK Size 12 or 14, go for a Trubikini Size 2. And if you normally wear a UK Size 16 or 18, try a Trubikini Size 3.

Trubikini Swimdress Size Chart - Sizes from UK 6 to 18