Poolside glamour for every size and shape

Don’t let summer creep up on you. Take it from someone who’s writing this in the Northern half of the world, where winter’s icy fingers are starting to firm their grip, chilling my own as I type. No – embrace every drop of sunshine you can get, have your swimsuit a-ready to throw on at a moment’s notice, bask in the warmth and the opportunity for pool-side glamour it presents you with.

That goes for everyone, every size. We don’t all love our bodies and our shapes (in fact, very few people do) but that’s no reason to shy away from summer. Vintage-style swim pieces make good the promise of full-figured allure. Waists cinch and halter necks accentuate curves, while accessories – wide-brimmed hats, big jewel earrings, brightly coloured wedges, and retro sunglasses – transcend the wearer from mere swimmer to silver screen starlet.

Robyn Lawley and Mercy Watson swim shoot

Click the thumbnails for full pictures:
Pool Party by Corrie Bond for AWW Magazine
Pool Party by Corrie Bond for AWW Magazine
Pool Party by Corrie Bond for AWW Magazine
Pool Party by Corrie Bond for AWW Magazine
Pool Party by Corrie Bond for AWW Magazine
Pool Party by Corrie Bond for AWW Magazine

Mercy Watson, who starred in a stunning shoot for us recently, features alongside famously curvy Robyn Lawley – the first plus-size model to be shot for Australian Vogue – in this new editorial for AWW Magazine. Styled by Mattie Cronan and photographed by Corrie Bond, it highlights the most flattering swimwear styles for all shapes, and does so with an edge of old-world glamour.

View the full shoot by clicking on the thumbnails and perusing the gallery.

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Some people's wardrobes are about a small selection of pieces that all fit within one aesthetic - Tania Braukamper isn't such a person. With a wardrobe that spans three different rooms, her approach to fashion is a mixture of current-season key pieces mixed with vintage finds she's sourced on innumerous shopping trips around the world's more cultured capitals. Despite a disparate approach to shopping, Tania is adamant that the key to mixing vintage with new season is to stick to key looks and colours that work for oneself. And it's a theory that she works into her writing for Fashionising.com, where she serves as the publication's Editor.