Who: Chic Canadian swimwear
maverick whose label melds sports functionality with modern glamor.
Why now: Her sleek,
sophisticated collection is
versatile enough to be worn on and
off the beach.
Hot pieces: Monochrome one-pieces and a high-waisted bikini.
The designer's take: “The pieces
feel timeless but cool. I was
inspired by Sandra Dee in the ’50s
surfer movie, Gidget.”
Accentuate a tan in Beth Richards’ sultry monochrome piecesCredits
Words: Kay Barron. Photograph: Koray Birand