This Suit costs less than your Summer read

Yesterday at the pool I had the following exchange with my friend:

Me: “Your bathing suit is so cute. Where’d you get that?”

Her: “Cupshe.”

Me: Excuse me?

Her: Cupshe.

Me: What?

Her: Cupshe. Cupshe.

Me: I’m sorry, but you’re going to need to spell that.

Her: C-U-P-S-H-E. Like a cup, then she.

Just rolls right off your tongue, doesn’t it? But in hearing this exchange two more girls joined in, saying that they had just bought or had friends that bought swimsuits there. Apparently it’s the new spot to buy low cost, trend right swimwear. Caradise readers, having never even heard of such brand or website, I fully admit to blogger failure. I am sorry.

…. But it’s not too late. There is still summer left!

SO without further adieu, my friends suit (here) was only $25 (!!) and ships free.  I haven’t actually worn a Cupshe yet, I felt my friends suit and the material wasn’t flimsy or cheap. Some of the styles are definitely more suited to Las Vegas pool party than mom of three, but sort thru and there’s something for everyone.  Here are a few of my favorites, not a single one more than thirty bucks.

Black Scalloped   //    Colorblock    //   Rainbow     //    One Shoulder

    Floral     //   Scalloped 2 Piece    //     Yellow    //    Pink Skirted (!)

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Slides: the fashionista’s Croc


Growing up, I owned a pair of Dr. Scholl’s classic sandals. A wooden footbed with a small buckle strap and nailhead rivets. You know what I’m talking about, right? Mine were white. And usually paired with a denim skirt, a slap bracelet and my charm necklace. I was hewt.

Then after college, I bought the shoe again, this time the Burberry version of the Dr. Scholl’s original. I wore them to death. Dressed them up and down. The only reason they are still even in my closet is because the sole is so thick, made of wood and not easily destructible. So imagine when I saw the same shoe in J. Crew’s catalog this Spring. There they were in all their 80’s glory. I didn’t need to buy, just dusted off the ones in my closet and started wearing in lieu of my summer flip flop. Throw them on with capris, skirts, bermudas. Your toe’s stay cool and you look a more put together than had you worn those flip flops. Don’t have to bend over to put them on.  Just slide and go. Think of them as the fashionista’s croc. A total win-win.

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