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!
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
I had the privilege to attend the Women Entrepreneurship Week 2015 event at Montclair State University last Monday night. The event featured HydroChic's Sara Wolf, as well as Bobbi Brown (Bobbi Brown cosmetics founder), Alexandra Wilkis Wilson (Gilt and Glamsquad co-founder), and Samantha Myer (fashion stylist and designer). Together, the four impressive women succeeded in inspiring a large audience through speaking about how they "made it" in the industry. … [Read more...] about Hydrochic Inspires Young Entrepreneurs
Meet Tani, an unbelievably talented 18-year-old up-and-coming designer. Tani submitted her edgy swimwear designs to HydroChic's Girls' Design Contest and simply blew us away with her sporty, elegant and fun looks. We sat down with Tani to find out more about the process that went into her designs and what we can look forward to seeing from her in the future. … [Read more...] about Chic Spotlight: Young Designer
HydroChic swimwear is not only for the pool! Our versatile, stylish, modest, comfortable line is perfect for just about anywhere you plan to be this summer. Whether in the water, working out, or on vacation, HydroChic is made to suit your life this season. … [Read more...] about HydroChic Around Town