Beauty & The Beach: Turquoise & Gold

Let this summer be all about straps and strings that are seamless and make you sizzle. There can’t be a better time to head to a tropical retreat in one of these bikinis, tankinis, hipster bottoms, frills, cute crochet or whatever suits your style. Prep up for some fun in the sun and flaunt your beach bod or just lounge around your plush poolside in some of these exciting styles. Go classic with the timeless halter bikinis or try something sultry with a bandeau top as you escape to the island in one of these haute itsy-bitsy’s. Or if you want to make a sleek, sophisticated swimwear statement sans showing too much of your skin, then try the tankini tops or go for board shorts. Or better still, get a hippie high with a mix and match of some indigenous graphic prints, to create your own flirty ensemble and make heads turn. Bring out the diva in you and step into the summer without any inhibitions with some of these figure-flattering swimwear. Here’s your ultimate swimwear guide that will take you smooth sailing all through this season…

Text: Namita Gupta

Sizzle in the Sea

Swimwear from Turquoise & Gold spells class and is the brainchild of Betty Mahindra, later taken over by her daughter Dimple Varma, the Managing Director of the luxury brand. This fashion house is a woman-centric organisation boasting of an employee base comprising mostly women. Take your pick from an entire range of designer swimwear comprising sophisticated one-pieces with looped centre halter strap, to classic tie side bikini sets crafted from luxurious silky lycra, sophisticated one piece swimsuits with dramatic cut out and printed lycra in monochromes and nude abstract leaves that will make you look stunning yet sophisticated wherever you choose to lounge around, be it a beach or an exotic resort. Available on