Summer is officially in full swing, which means, the time to travel is now! Whether it’s Iceland or Bora Bora mother nature has so much to offer. The key to any great vacation is your wardrobe. It’s imperative to dress for whatever climate you’re in. Molly Brown’s has you covered when it comes to finding the perfect bikini for your dream vacay!
Summer is right around the corner and we want to take the time to highlight one of our bigger designers, L*Space. They just launched their summer collection. Come stop by any Molly Brown’s locations to get styled and grab some brand new L*Space!
Huntington Beach is the epitome of laid back, California cool. With its mile long beaches and ocean breeze that never stops blowing, it manages to encompass everything a city has to offer while still maintaining its small beach town feel. The brand new Pacific City shopping center opened about a year ago. Right on the second level, with its spanning views of the Pacific Ocean, is Molly Brown’s Swimwear. This store is the latest addition to the Molly Brown’s family and was opened in May of 2016. There are four Molly Dolls at the Huntington Beach store Tyler, Claire, Nikki, and Amy. This post dives deeper into their favorite brands, restaurants, and things to do in their free time.
The Huntington Beach store is the biggest location of them all so picking a favorite suit is no easy task with so many to choose from. Boys + Arrows, Stone Fox Swim, Blue Life, and L*Space are some of the Molly Dolls favorites. Tyler loves anything that accentuates her curves and adds some sex appeal. The Bad News Beck 1pc by Boys + Arrows does just that! It is super flattering and has a great low cut razorback design to show some skin. One trend that has formed this year in swimwear this year is bikini tops that tie in the front. Claire loves that look! The Hana top by Stone Fox Swim paired with the Malibu bottoms is the perfect mix of girly, pretty, sexy, but still classy. One pieces are also making a come back. However, they are not anything like they used to be. The new designs include low backs, deep v fronts, lace up detailing, and cutouts. They are statement pieces but are also practical in the water. Blue Life has the Roped Up 1pc that has been flying off the shelves this year. It is no question why it’s Amy’s favorite. It has textured fabric with completely lace up sides that make it adjustable and super easy to wear. It is a sexy suit that can also double as a bodysuit with a pair of jeans or even denim cut offs. L*Space makes great suits season after season. Their color blocking is always really unique. Nikki loves the Platinum top and Charlie bottom in the Fog Grey color that is trimmed in white. It is gorgeous and the colors look great on tanned skin.
Pacific City has so many great places to eat and lounge about why staring into the sunset. There is everything from BBQ to sushi. Ola is right across the way from Molly Brown’s. It is a Mexican cantina with the most beautiful ocean views. Tyler might be a little biased when choosing her favorite restaurant due to convenience but the chips and salsa are amazing. She is also a big fan of the El Dragon margarita from Ola. Tequila + Watermelon = heaven! Bear Flag is THE place to go for poke and fish tacos. It was started in Southern California and gives off the laid back vibe while serving sushi grade tuna and salmon. Claire always goes there because who doesn’t love eating fish tacos with an ocean view? To keep with the sushi theme… Amy loves to eat at Sushi on Fire. It is just a quick jump from Pacific City over to Main St. They have so many appetizers and countless rolls to choose from. The Bungalow at Pacific City is known as the number one place to go out in Huntington Beach. Little do people know, they serve food there and it’s from Bear Flag. The Bungalow sits right above Bear Flag so the food is just brought up to all the customers. Nikki loves The Bungalow because it has great drinks and great vibes.
In their free time they loves to get out in the sunshine and have a variety of different hobbies. Tyler loves to getaway to Hawaii when she can and escape California. She enjoys having a fun long day at the beach and capping it off with a bonfire, smores, and hanging with her friends. Claire loves to go up to Napa Valley to clear her head and spend some days just purely relaxing. Her favorite beach besides Huntington is Santa Monica. It’s perfect for a fun little day trip! Sometimes you have to escape the warm beach weather and head up to the snow. Amy has been skiing since she was 3 years old. She loves to hit the powder! She loves to go up to the Sequoia National Park for some quality isolation and crisp mountain air. In Southern California there are no shortage of beautiful beaches and places to explore and get lost in for a day. Laguna Beach is Nikki’s go to spot to take pretty photos for her Instagram and lay in the sun.
The Pacific City shipping center is a great place to come spend the day. It is just steps away from the sand. Come by anytime and meet our Huntington Beach Molly Dolls.
Los Angeles is a melting pot for fashion, food and fun activities. There is always a unique event and sunny weather that brings people from around the world to come visit. In the middle of West Hollywood, on Sunset Blvd is the Molly Brown’s Swimwear. It is surround by great restaurants and five star hotels that add a luxurious ambiance to the Southern California living. There are two Molly Dolls in the West Hollywood store, Angela and Alison. This is a glimpse into their favorite places to go and things to do up in LA.
Both Angela and Alison love being outside and reading by the water in their free time. Alison loves the W Hotel pool for lying out under the sun. Angela enjoys spending her time down at Zuma beach in Malibu. It is absolutely beautiful. There is nothing like lying under the sun with a good book listening to the waves hit the sand. Angela recently moved out here from Atlanta to pursue her acting career after graduating college. She has a passion for the arts and is always keeping with the latest makeup and fashion trends.
These two definitely know all the great spots to eat in Los Angeles. When the craving calls for Mexican food Angela goes to Loteria Grill in Santa Monica. They make the best enchiladas and mango margaritas! When Alison is in the mood for sushi she goes to Nobu. It’s a splurge but the food is absolutely delicious. There is one in West Hollywood and Malibu as well. After dinner she loves to go out at General Lees and sip on Crop Tops in China Town.
When it comes to narrowing down a favorite brand these two both have their eyes on L*Space! Angela loves the fit of the Pamela 1pc. It hugs her body perfectly. She is also a big fan of the Hartly Top and Itsy Bottom. The top fits like a dream and the bottom shows just the right amount of skin. Alison really loves the Olivia Top and Low Down bottom. The top has adjustable straps and super cute cut outs in the back.
The West Hollywood Molly Dolls are one of a kind! They know the ins and outs of the city and the best things to do while in LA. Come in and shop with them anytime.
It is no secret that Laguna Beach is one of the prettiest places on the west coast. It has hidden beaches, beautiful hiking trails, and delicious restaurants. In between all the unique art galleries and local favorites is where one can find Molly Brown’s Swimwear. It is nestled right on Pacific Coast Highway overlooking the best view of the ocean. There are three Molly Dolls that work at the Laguna Beach store, Sarah, Danielle and Valeria. They all know the great places to go in Laguna. This is another segment in our new Meet the Molly Dolls series.
When it comes to picking a favorite brand it is hard with so much selection! There is a clear favorite between Valeria and Danielle. They both adore L*Space. They each love how the brand offers reversible styles that allows for mixing and matching. Some of their favorite styles are the Haley & Jojo tops and the Stella & Mia bottoms. Sarah is a fan of Acacia. She loves the looks of their mesh designs. Her personal favorite is the new Spain top and Pipeline bottom. Acacia always adds a hint of sex appeal to all their designs.
Laguna Beach has its fair share of amazing restaurants. Foodies unite! For breakfast Danielle frequently hits Babette’s in Crystal Cove. She loves getting the Newport omelette and blueberry muffins. For lunch Sarah always goes to La Sirena Grille on Mermaid Street. Her favorite is the lime salad with chicken. They have the BEST food. Everything on their menu is a must try! For dinner Valeria enjoys going to BJ’s right across from Main Beach. She orders their deep-dish pizzas and pizookies. Let’s be honest, if you don’t get a pizookie, did you really even go to BJ’s?
Laguna has so many beautiful secluded beaches and views that are absolutely breathtaking. Danielle’s favorite getaway spot are the El Moro Trails by Crystal Cove beach. She loves bring her dog Teddy on hikes with her. Valeria and Sarah lay in the sand at Thousand Steps beach and Three Arch. The Thousand Steps trek down to the beach truly is a workout but the view makes it all worth it. Sarah and her friends swim out and around the rocks to a private beach that has hidden pools. When the waves wash up it fills the pools and the sun naturally heats them up. They make for stunning pictures!
In their free time the Laguna Molly Dolls love being outdoors and soaking up everything Mother Nature has to offer. Sarah is an avid hiker and enjoys exploring new trails. There are always new pictures from her latest adventure on her Instagram. She takes her French bulldog, Kona along as her little partner in crime. Valeria also loves a good hike but she often goes paddle boarding. There are always places to rent a board by the water. It is such a relaxing thing to just float along the shore.
The Laguna Beach Molly Dolls are one of a kind! They know all the ins and outs of the beautiful city. Come in and say “Hi” and do some shopping with them in Laguna Beach.
L*Space’s new spring line now available at Molly Brown’s. Fan favorite, L*Space by Monica Wise, has released exciting new colors for Spring. We find it only fitting with Easter and spring arriving that we have these colors (Sorbet, Turquoise, Seaglass) highlighting the new line. For the less adventurous, we also have a white offering and a cream print.
Our first selection is the Chloe Piped Top paired with the Titanium Bottom in the aforementioned Sorbet color scheme. The combination of the form flattering cut and amazing design will be sure to catch the eye of everyone in view.
Despite the radical print, the Wild One Top and Barracuda Bottom in the new Cream print coloring will still work for the more conservative beach-goer. With a unique take on the racer back styling, this seamless top contains just the right amount of ruching and strappy detailing on the sides. It is the perfect selection for any spring activity.
A personal favorite is the new Turquoise color scheme paired with the Haute Top and Gazebo Bottom. The high neck design and eye-catching coloring pairs perfectly with the just-right coverage and side-tie feature of the Gazebo bottoms. You will feel just at home lounging on the beach as you will spending the day on a Stand-up paddleboard.
To satisfy the more conservative clientele, L*Space has continued the Joey Wrap Top and Twilight Bottom in a simply elegant White print. With a beautiful crocheted back, the Joey Wrap can be worn as a simple wrap or crossed over for a knotted appearance. The Twilight Bottom has a boy-short cut with thicker banding, crochet side panels and just the right amount of cheekiness.
Our final sample is the Athena Top and Cosmo Bottom pairing in the new Seaglass color scheme. We love the combination of this unforgettable coloring with the sporty top and the barely-there bottoms. We guarantee this combination will attract a following at every social gathering.
Don’t see what you are looking for? Be sure to check back regularly to see the other new offerings from L*Space’s new Spring line. Once they arrive in Molly Brown’s stores, we will be waiting to fit you to the perfect pairing.