Mara Hoffman Beaded Bandeau Bikini

Peacock Blue Native American Inspired Swimsuit

Mara Hoffman Beaded Bandeau Bikini | Peacock Blue Native American Inspired Swimsuit A little beading makes this blue swimsuit from Mara Hoffman something special. The beaded panels at the bust and the sides of the briefs really are this swimsuit's crowning glories. The work is expertly done, with tiny colored beads that make an impression much larger than their size. I can't help worrying about their longevity though. No matter how well they're stitched, I can't i…

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Mara Hoffman Macrame Swimsuit

Green Retro One-Piece Bathers

Mara Hoffman Macrame Swimsuit | Green Retro One-Piece Bathers Mara Hoffman takes us back to the 70s with this playful Macrame Swimsuit. Despite the decade's fashion enjoying a style resurgence, the market hasn't been flooded with macramé. That’s to this swimsuit's advantage, because it appears fresh rather than a fashion follower. Its unusual looks will probably deter girls who like to play it safe though. It shows an awful lot of skin, a…

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Mara Hoffman Poncho

Long Mayan Print Beach Cover-Up

Mara Hoffman Poncho | Long Mayan Print Beach Cover-Up Mara Hoffman helps us stay sun safe on the beach with this Mayan Printed Poncho. Mara Hoffman tends to push the fashion envelope, but she doesn't forget functionality here. The hemline reaches well past the knees, and the sleeves also stretch almost to the elbow. There's plenty of fabric in it to keep us covered up. Mara Hoffman doesn't provide any sun protective guarantees, but I wo…

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Mara Hoffman Beaded Rays Swimsuit

Bold Cut-Out Black One-Piece

Mara Hoffman Beaded Rays Swimsuit | Bold Cut-Out Black One-Piece Mara Hoffman makes a strong style statement with this Beaded Rays swimsuit. The swimsuit designer needed to do something to elevate a black one-piece above the pack, and she's certainly delivered. The Aztec inspired cut-out panel underneath the bust is very bold. The intricate beadwork draws the eye and makes the swimsuit feel especially indulgent. I worry whether the tiny bead…

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Mara Hoffman Ruffle Bustier Bikini

Frilly Psychedelic Print Swimsuit

Mara Hoffman Ruffle Bustier Bikini | Frilly Psychedelic Print Swimsuit There's no risk of blending into the background when you’re wearing this Ruffle Bustier bikini from Mara Hoffman. I barely know where to look first. The bold psychedelic print demands attention, while the feminine ruffles running along the top of the bustier bikini add another layer. Personally I think Mara Hoffman's added too much here. The frills get lost in the pattern, alth…

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