#AnneColeDestination: Bermuda

Pack A Bag & Come Experience This Beautiful Island With Us

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Where to Stay:

Take a look at the Fairmont Southhampton, offering 8 restaurants, 2 bars, an 18-hole golf course, and a luxury spa.

 Image via gotobermuda.com

Image via gotobermuda.com

What to Do:

First stop should be Horseshoe Bay Beach, Bermuda's most photographed and famous beach, featuring the beautiful pink sands. 

 Image via gotobermuda.com

Image via gotobermuda.com

Next stop should be the Crystal & Fantasy Caves. The caves are covered in crystal formations, and surround a 55-foot deep lake. Bridges run throughout the caves, allowing visitors to experience its beauty. 

 Image via pinterest.com

Image via pinterest.com

Last stop, is the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse, offering the best bird's-eye view of Bermuda. Its a working lighthouse on a hill in Southampton Parish.

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Image via travelandleisure.com

What to Bring:

An Anne Cole swimsuit is a must-have for any beach vacation and pair it with one of our cover-ups for the perfect look.

Behind the Scenes: Bermuda 2018

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NYC >> BDA

Come take an exclusive look at our 2018 Campaign. Bermuda has become a go-to destination for Anne Cole. We just love its breathtaking pink sandy beaches and crystal blue waters.

We took our swimsuits to this amazing island to capture the collection and the surroundings in all their beauty. 

Let's go behind-the-scenes of our shoot.

It takes a village.

Our lovely models Ellie and Katy work with the crew to snap the cover shot of our 2018 catalog.

 
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The Anne Cole Team having some fun while on location.

Some more behind-the-scenes action.

All work and some play.

It's all in the details...

Island hour.

The Bermudian-native rum experts from Goslings joined us on set with classic island cocktails (read: the Dark & Stormy).

 
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And That's A Wrap!

Images by Jonathan Hokklo.

Castle in the Sky

Our 2017 campaign was filled with dreamy locations to shoot, including the breathtaking vision brought to life by Anthony Ingrao and Randy Kemper of New York's top architecture and interior design firm, Ingrao Inc.

Nap time anyone? The palm tree garden, one of many beautiful green spaces on the estate.

The home was the product of several years of construction, and countless tons of local granite.

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Behind the Scenes: St. John, USVI

We ventured to Saint John to shoot the 2017 campaign - tough assignment! 

We're bringing you behind the scenes on our adventure - from our castle in the sky designed by the team at Ingrao Inc, to the white sand beaches of Caneel Bay Resort, the premier vacation destination on the island.

 Caneel Bay Resort.

Caneel Bay Resort.

 Natalia wears the Strapless Ditsy Floral Baby Stripe two piece at Caneel Bay.

Natalia wears the Strapless Ditsy Floral Baby Stripe two piece at Caneel Bay.

A still from the 2017 campaign shoot in Saint John, USVI.

 Our view from Caneel Bay.

Our view from Caneel Bay.

 

Solenborg Saint John, Ingrao Inc.

The genius interior design gurus of Ingrao Inc created this modern-day castle known as Solenborg in the hills of U.S. Virgin Island, Saint John. Primarily crafted of locate granite, this home is equal parts fortress and palace. Want more? Visit Architectural Digest for an inside look at Solenborg.

Photos courtesy of Architectural Digest.
 

#AnneColeDestination: Venice Beach, CA

Need a little getaway? Head to Venice Beach for a weekend of relaxation. Follow these tips & tricks for a perfect beach trip.

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Where to Stay:

Hotel: Hotel Erwin

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Where to Eat:

Brunch: Sunny Spot - start off your morning with carribean-inspired food and mimosas

Dessert: Salt & Straw - satisfy that sweet tooth with gourmet ice cream

Dinner: James' Beach - experience "old" venice with some fish tacos

Drinks: High Rooftop Lounge - sits on top of Hotel Erwin with fabulous beach views

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What to Wear:

  Image Via Swimsuits Direct

Image Via Swimsuits Direct

Anne Cole Women's Painterly Paisley High Neck Halter Tankini Swim Top

Bright and fun just like the vibrant nature of the city

 

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Image Via Swimsuits Direct

Sport a bikini and wear Anne Cole Women's Triangle Stripe Marilyn Banded Halter Bra Swim Top

Different style but still keeping a bright color palette

  Image Via Swimsuits Direct

Image Via Swimsuits Direct

Don't Forget to Cover Up with Anne Cole Women's Color Blast Lace Crochet Boat Neck Crochet Tunic Cover Up Swimsuit

Throw this on to take a break from the sun while still sporting your colorful swimsuit

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What to Do:

1) Walk the Boardwalk - enjoy the artists, street performers, shops, restaurants

2) Shop on Abbot Kinney Boulevard - stop by the unique boutiques and coffee shops

3) Visit the Venice Canals - explore the beautiful homes found all long the canals

4) Admire the Murals & Street Art - spot some amazing art, found all around Venice

5) Get Active with a Venice Beach Bike Tour - find a different way to enjoy the beach

#AnneColeDestination: Byron Bay, Australia

Ready, Set, Travel.

Packing is no easy task, but having the essentials at the ready will keep you sane. 

 

 Byron Bay, Australia

Byron Bay, Australia

What To Pack:

 

Sport the Ann Cole Crochet High Neck Bra Swim Top & the Anne Cole Women's Rugby Stripe Boyfriend Shirt Cover Up (in case it gets a little chilly).

 
  Image via Nordstrom

Image via Nordstrom

 The Longchamp 'Le Pliage' Expandable Bag is perfect for travel.

Don't forget to accessorize with a pair of cute sandals, a fun yet functional hat, and a trendy pair of sunglasses

 

 

 
 

A few last minute items to stuff in your bag are a good book and some sunscreen.

Cosmopolitan rated TarteGuard a great product that is chemical-free, protects your skin from the harsh sun, and brightens the complexion with vitamin C. Woman's Day recommends The Girl on the Train, which brings a little mystery to the beach. 

Behind the Scenes: Bermuda 2016

We packed up the collection and headed south to Bermuda for our 2016 campaign.

Read on as we take you behind the scenes on set in Bermuda. Warning: blue water as far as the eye can see ahead.

Bermuda, located just off the eastern coast of the US (think parallel to the Carolina's), is a British island territory, known for its distinctive blend of British and American culture.

And let's not forget the famous pink-sand beaches, including Elbow Beach and Horseshoe Bay.

Fun fact: Bermuda was first discovered in 1503 by Spanish explorer Juan de Bermúdez, and became an official British territory In 1707, following the unification of England and Scotland.

White sand beaches surround the island of Bermuda.

The Reefs, Bermuda.

The Reefs Hotel, Bermuda.

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