Updated: Apr 8, 2019
We want to introduce you to one of the first designer swimwear brands Sun Vixen Swimwear chose to work with. Agua Bendita is a luxury swimwear brand based out of Columbia that has continued to grow and evolve since it first began. When you buy an Agua Bendita bathing suit you can expect to get the best quality swimsuit you can buy. Because they are made out of the most luxurious swimsuit fabrics you’ll fall head over heels when you put one on and get plenty of wear out of it too. They are made to last with styles that stand the test of time.
Agua Bendita was founded in 2003 by friends Catalina and Mariana. Both women went to school for fashion design and decided together to start their own swimwear company. Their passion for design inspired their creativity and together they broke the mould for design and original aesthetic in swimwear. They brought unique and beautiful colours and prints to their designs which was something not yet seen in the swimwear industry.
"The boldness of the prints and patterns attracted us to Agua Bendita. To add to that, we loved that these two inspirational women decided to do something different and the swimwear world was forever changed because of it." - Sun Vixen Swimwear
Today, the trendsetting brand is well known for their quality fabrics, bold and colorful prints, hand detailing and originality. Women in over 50 countries worldwide are attracted to Agua Bendita because it allows them to be unique and feel confident in a way that the older, more traditional swimwear brands don’t.
“Each piece has been handcrafted by hundreds of artisan Colombian women and that is why every garment is unique.” – Agua Bendita
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition
Agua Bendita was first featured in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition in 2007 with models Marissa Miller and Bar Refaeli. To be featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition is considered a milestone accomplishment for a swimwear brand. It has the effect of launching a brand from unknown to a world recognized name. What does it take for a swimwear brand to be featured in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition? Read this article by Fox News Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition: The Battle of the Bikini Brands to find out.
Agua Bendita Models
There is no question Agua Bendita has worked with some of the modelling industry’s most beautiful women.
Marisa Miller and Bar Refaeli were the first big names to step on the scene wearing Agua Bendita in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.
A steady following of top models including Candice Swanepoel, Sara Sampaio, Kendall Jenner, Irina Shayk and Rocky Barnes have also represented and helped bring the brand name to the top of the designer swimwear stage.
The best reason yet for loving this brand is their social responsibility program to improve the living conditions and lives of the artisan Columbian women that work directly with Agua Bendita.
"Each Time you buy a piece from Agua Bendita you are buying more than just a swimsuit. You are getting a unique piece made with an artisanal technique that has been passed from generation to generation between Columbian artisan women. Our artisans get to work from home while they take care of their children and with your purchase you contribute to our social responsibility program, which aims to improve the living conditions of our artisans in three areas: Training, Family and Recreation" - Agua Bendita
Now that you know a little bit more about the brand you may want to try an Agua Bendita swimsuit for yourself.
This is one of our favourite Agua Bendita bikinis! Colorfully embroidered and embellished with hand-beading detail this triangle bikini top sparkles and accentuates.
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