Okay, ladies, let’s talk Breast Cancer. The tragic reality is that around 1 in 8 American women will become a victim of Breast Cancer, with over 400,000 expected to succumb to it in one year alone. These numbers, though alarming, are actually significantly lower than they used to be, which is very likely the result of increased awareness and pro-activity. Knowledge is power and so, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’d like to encourage you to arm yourself with as much information … [Read more...] about When it comes to Breast Cancer, Knowledge is Key!
This season we are excited to be introducing 2 new prints in some of our favorite styles. Prints are a big, big trend this year and we have gone all out by adding two more prints to our collection of tiger and kaleidoscope prints that have worked so well with our designs. Our new purple rain pattern, which we have matched with a deep indigo and colorful spring green, will make you feel summery and cool and ready for all your favorite water activities. We spent lots of time finding the right … [Read more...] about Introducing HydroChic’s 2016 Line!
We had the opportunity to sit down and chat with one of our newest models, Caralyn Mirand on the topics of being a plus size model, body image, and the current direction of the plus size industry. HydroChic: What does it mean to you to be a plus size model? Caralyn Mirand: I know there are many people who struggle with the term "plus size." When I tell people that I am a model, I get one of two responses. They look me up and down, wondering how I could be a model. I have to follow that with … [Read more...] about Meet Our New Model: Caralyn!
This past week the topic of modesty seems to be on everyone's mind. With the recent petition from a 15 year-old girl pleading with retailers to offer more modest AND fashionable clothing options, to actress Mayim Bialik's powerful article in GrokNation on her views of modesty - this topic is certainly compelling, evoking the interest and emotions of many. Over the summer, the topic of women, their bodies, modest swimwear and feminism all came to the fore on the front page of the Wall Street … [Read more...] about “Modesty” Is Not a Four Letter Word
After weeks of preparation, the day of the photo shoot had finally arrived. When my alarm rang that morning, the sun hadn't even risen yet and it took all my will power not to turn over and go back to sleep. I knew it was an important day so I pushed myself to get ready as quickly as possible. The feelings of both excitement and dread occupied my mind as I showered and got dressed. Why you ask? Well as much as photo shoots can be glamorous with the gorgeous models, stylish clothes, and fun … [Read more...] about HydroChic Photoshoot: An Inside Look