PRESS COVERAGE

PRESS COVERAGE

"Nothing is a waste—it is all just part of the process. All is not lost when something doesn’t work or react the way I expected or hoped, it just means I need to rethink what I’m doing and approach things from a different angle."

"Nothing is a waste—it is all just part of the process. All is not lost when something doesn’t work or react the way I expected or hoped, it just means I need to rethink what I’m doing and approach things from a different angle."

PRESS COVERAGE

"Nothing is a waste—it is all just part of the process. All is not lost when something doesn’t work or react the way I expected or hoped, it just means I need to rethink what I’m doing and approach things from a different angle."

Interview with Olivia Bickerstaff in The Georgia Straight.

“In today’s retail, it’s hard for women to find stylish, in-trend swimwear over a size large,” says the designer. Bickerstaff took strap width into special consideration, providing support for larger bust sizes, and used a laser-cutting technique on bathing suits with shorts, to create the illusion of the ‘regular’ bathing suit shape. Her goal was to accentuate the natural body."

“In today’s retail, it’s hard for women to find stylish, in-trend swimwear over a size large,” says the designer. Bickerstaff took strap width into special consideration, providing support for larger bust sizes, and used a laser-cutting technique on bathing suits with shorts, to create the illusion of the ‘regular’ bathing suit shape. Her goal was to accentuate the natural body."


RUNWAY

Vancouver Fashion Week


"All women should feel comfortable at the beach or by the pool in their swimwear without sacrificing style or trends. "


"I’ve felt uncomfortable when trying on swimsuits and noticed my peers experiencing that same level of discomfort.

These swimsuits had awkwardly placed design details; emphasized revealing areas; and were generally unflattering for most body types. In the Canadian brick-and-mortar retail marketplace, swimwear offerings consist of only small sizes in revealing styles.

There is very little swimwear in larger sizes that offer more coverage than the bikini in current styles, colours, and prints. My line of swimwear provides women of all shapes and sizes with on-trend and flattering options."

RUNWAY

Vancouver Fashion Week, Day 3.

"All women should feel comfortable at the beach or by the pool in their swimwear without sacrificing style or trends. "

"I’ve felt uncomfortable when trying on swimsuits and noticed my peers experiencing that same level of discomfort.

These swimsuits had awkwardly placed design details; emphasized revealing areas; and were generally unflattering for most body types. In the Canadian brick-and-mortar retail marketplace, swimwear offerings consist of only small sizes in revealing styles.

There is very little swimwear in larger sizes that offer more coverage than the bikini in current styles, colours, and prints. My line of swimwear provides women of all shapes and sizes with on-trend and flattering options."

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