25Oct/14Off

5 Fascinating Facts about Colours to get you Excited for Zealous’ New Line of Womens and Girls Swimwear

Zealous Girls One Piece Swimsuits

Colourful swimwear makes trips to the pool all the more delightful and invigorating, and we just can’t get enough of colourful swimwear here at swimmer.com.au. With Zealous’ new line of athletic and fitness swimwear for women and girls, you’ll get a blast of refreshing colours in intricate patterns that are dazzling to the eyes. As a bonus, each swimsuit is made with Zealous’ signature chlorine-resistant material, so that the bright colours will stay clear on your swimwear for hours and hours of hard training and playing at the pool.

Here are your five promised facts about colours along with links to Zealous’ latest swimwear.

  1. Colours Determine First Impression

Around 60 to 90% of first impressions are based off what colour the person is wearing. The person who you want to make an impression on will ultimately like you better when wearing colours that they like. This means that if you are trying to make a good impression on someone you should send them a creepy text asking them what colours they like! Just kidding- sort of.

  1. Pink Keeps us Calm

Hospitals and prison paint walls pink to help subdue rowdy inmates. So perhaps you can use the power of pink to help sooth those around you by wearing some pink swimwear. If you want to utilize the calming power of pink, check out the Zealous Coco Rose Womens One Piece Swimsuit and the Zealous Coco Rose Girls One Piece Swimsuit. The design of the Coco Rose features dozens of hues of pink in an unforgettable Aztec-like pattern.

  1. Blue is a Favourite

Among all the colours in the world, blue is listed as the favourite most frequently. If you want to play favourite check out the very blue designs of the Zealous Dizzy Dolly Womens One Piece Swimsuit and the Zealous Dizzy Dolly Girls One Piece Swimsuit. We love the calming and serene intertwining of the many shades of blue featured on the print of the Zealous Dizzy Dolly One Piece Swimsuit.

  1. Are you Hungry?

    If you are one of those ladies who has a tendency to get really hungry at swim practice, then you probably do not want a yellow swimsuit. It turns out that yellow has a tendency to make us humans hungry. If you don’t mind getting a little hungry then check out the yellow design of the Zealous Slap Happy Womens One Piece Swimsuit and the Zealous Slap Happy Girls One Piece Swimsuit.

  2. Feeling a Bit Crazy?

Chromophobia is the fear of colours! This is a rare condition. If you have chromophobia you will not like the oober colourful design of the Zealous Crazy Cosmos Womens One Piece Swimsuit or the Zealous Crazy Cosmos Girls One Piece Swimsuit. For everyone else though, I really recommend checking out the purple, blue, pink and white design of this hypnotizing swimwear.

 

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23Oct/14Off

10 Reasons Why Mum and Daughter Teams Rock with Zealous’ New Line of Swimwear

Zealous Razzle Dazzle One Piece Swimsuit

Mothers and daughters everywhere know when they work together they can get awesome results. That is why we at swimmer.com.au love when swimwear companies release designs in women’s and girls sizes. It allows the mum and daughter teams work and play together in the water while enjoy high quality and fashionable swimwear. It really is a swim, swim, I mean, win, win situation.

With Zealous’ new line of rockin’ swimwear the mum and daughter team can look even more fabulous than usual. An explosion of colours and shapes is featured in the Zealous Pop Rocks Women’s One Piece Swimsuit, the Zealous Pop Rocks Girls One Piece Swimsuit, the Zealous Razzle Dazzle Women’s Sports Bikini and the Zealous Razzle Dazzle Girls Sports Bikini. Take your pick, all of these designs are super fun and stylish!

  1. Blood over Water
    The family bond mothers and daughters share means that their allegiance to the team is sold as the hardwood of their family tree. Through thick and thin the mother, daughter team will stick together.
  2. Insider Knowledge

Mother and daughter teams have a huge advantage over many other types of team, because they know each other very well. This familiarity can help both support each other to do their best.

  1. Genetics
    It runs in the family! Need we say more?
  2. Mutual Respect
    Mother and daughter (hopefully) hold a strong mutual respect via their relationship. Although this may fluctuate as the daughter comes into maturity, there is always some hint of respect even from the most cantankerous teenager.
  3. Loyalty

The bond between mother and daughter is unbreakable, you can’t really get stronger loyalty than what these two have to one another. Even if someone makes a mistake or they both lose, these two will stay close to one another until the very end.

  1. Strong Bonding Experience
    Any experience where a mother and daughter get to work together helps the two grow closer. Even the closest mothers and daughters benefits from experiencing what it is like to work with the other.
  2. Learn to Appreciate Each Other’s Strengths

When any team works together, they soon learn about the strengths of each individual. This is an invaluable experience for a mother and daughter to really get to know and appreciate what each woman/girl has to offer.

  1. Offer Different Talents
    When a mother and daughter team work together they each bring a unique set of talents to create an unstoppable team. Learning to play towards each other’s talents will help build a strong force that would be difficult for anyone to reckon with.
  2. Multi-Generations

Mum offers insight from the 1980’s while the daughter brings in knowledge from the millennials. The combination of new school and old school is a classic winning combination.

  1. Forge Unforgettable New Memories
    When mum and daughter team together they from memories that will stay with the two for years to come. All sorts of things will fade in life, but the memories we form with our family will stay with us forever.
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1Oct/14Off

Swim in Pink: 10% OFF Everything Pink to Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Swim in Pink

Every year during the month of October there is an annual campaign to increase awareness of breast cancer via fundraisers and wearing pink. By participating during the month, even by just wearing pink, we draw attention to the disease. The purpose of drawing attention is to get women and men to take the steps required to detect breast cancer early and to help raise funds to find a cure. Swimmer.com.au wants to help swimmers wear pink in and out of the water to raise awareness by offering a 10% discount on everything pink on our website for the month of October 2014. Simply enter promotion code: PINK in the coupon section on checkout.

Donate to the Cause with Vorgee Wave of Hope Swim Caps & Goggles

Vorgee’s Special Edition Wave of Hope Products not only raises awareness to the cause, but a certain amount of the profits go to fundraising for breast cancer research. The line offers two unique swim caps in pink (of course) and white and a high quality pair of pink goggles.

The two swim caps of the Wave of Hop line feature a stylized wave along with the famous ribbon. It comes in pink with the Wave of Hope National Breast Cancer Fund Pink Swim Cap or you can opt for white with the Wave of Hope National Breast Cancer Fund White Swim Cap.

Our personal favorite from this line are the Vorgee Missile National Breast Cancer Foundation Mirrored Lens Goggles, because this is an exceptional product even with the charitable aspects aside. These are ultra-light lenses that are perfect for athletic and fitness swimming. The eye seals are actually super soft and comfortable with silicone material, but they also work great for sealing the water out. There are four interchangeable nose bridges, so that you can custom fit to you. Now they’ve topped it all off with pink straps. BRB- I need to go buy a pair of the Vorgee Missile National Breast Cancer Foundation Mirrored Lens Goggles for myself.

Wave of Hope

Additional Pink Products with 10% Off

The deal with 10% off pink products is not limited to Vorgee, but it is everything with pink on swimmer.com.au. Simply enter the promotion code: PINK in the coupon section on checkout. Here are some highlights of pink products that you can get a great deal on to help raise awareness for breast cancer.

The Swimwear

What is more pink than flamingoes? We’re not sure! For womens swimwear we are offering the Funkita Flaming Go Go’s Sports Bikini that is covered in flamingos seemingly raining down from the sky. As a bonus, this sports bikini as a cute tie in the front that makes for a cute cut, but no worries, it will stay on while you are working hard in the water.

For the younger girls, we have the Funkita Pink Army Girls One Piece that is covered with pink, black and white spots, so that your girl could camouflage into a flock of flamingos or a barrel of cotton candy.

For the littlest of the ladies, we have the Speedo Large Spot Pink Toddler Girls One Piece. Covered in sweet little polka dots, this pink style is just perfect for little swimmers in the making.

The Clothes

You can also have any pink dry land accessories for 10% off. Hot pink clothes, like the Running Bare Bionic Action Back Tank Marilyn, is a great way to take your breast cancer awareness with you beyond the pool. Plus, even past breast cancer awareness month this hot pink top is an awesome style and cut for running.

The Swimwear Accessories

A hot pink towel? Need we say more? Check out the towel at the Speedo Border Towel Pink and Black.

Lastly, we also have a really pink Speedo Pink Teamster Backpack for all of your swim gear. Even when you are on the go with your swimming gear Backpack you help make a positive impact on the world.

Pinked Out Yet?

Explore our website to find other pink products that you can add to your collection this October. If you don’t want any pink swimwear or accessories, you can always donate money directly to the Breast Cancer Foundation.

 

 

30Sep/14Off

Dinos, Monsters and Pirates from Rival’s Toddler Boys Swimwear

Rival Swimwear Boys

Dinos, Monsters and Pirates from Rival’s Toddler Boys Swimwear

Dinosaurs, monsters and pirates - what more could a little boy ask for? Rival’s new swimwear and sun top line shows that Rival swimwear designers are totally in tune with what little boys love. Getting swimwear boys love is especially great in the case of sun tops, because it can be a challenge to convince your little one he needs to wear a sun top to protect his skin against the sun. With these super cool boys sun tops and boys jammers, you may have a hard time explaining to him why he can’t wear his swim gear everywhere.

Toddler Boys Sun Tops

Can we hear you roar? With the Dino Long Sleeve Toddler Boys Sun Top your little guy will be roaring all over the place with this dinoed out sun top. The orange and red T-Rex decal on the front compliments the blue of the long sleeve sun top. This sun top is so cool even I want one, so I know your toddler is going to love it!

A little more scary option is the Diego Toddler Boys Sun Top. This sun top isn’t for the light of heart with big scary white teeth on the front of this black top. In other words, it is something that every little boy would love, especially to scare their siblings. The short sleeves make it comfy for hot days in the sun.

Arghhh, who be out there in the distance? For boys who be fascinated with everything involving pirates, they’ll be happy swimming the seven seas with the Captain R Long Sleeve Toddler Boys Sun Top. The Captain R Long Sleeve Sun Top from Rival features a captain’s face, complete with a mustachio and eye patch. When wearing this sun top we may or may not make ye walk the plank.

Toddler Boys Jammers

Jammers provide boys with a comfortable fitting swimwear that stays on securely in the pool. The Predator Toddler Boys Jammers and Take Off Toddler Boys Jammers provide two fun designs with midnight black and printed side panels. These jammers will match just about anything, not that your little guy cares too much about colour coordination at this age.

Stay Cool With Rival

There are lots of awesome options beyond these for toddler boys swimwear from Rival here at swimmer.com.au. Explore our website to find the coolest swimwear for your toddler, but careful, you may find something for yourself too!

 

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28Sep/14Off

Go on a Floral Safari with Womens Rival Swimwear

Rival Swimwear Floral Safari

Go on a Floral Safari with Womens Rival Swimwear

Does a safari in the jungle sound like an excellent idea for a trip for you? But a safari doesn’t fit the budget right now? Well, we have the second best thing to a safari, Rival’s new line of safari-themed womens swimwear. Rival Swimwear designers took inspiration from the bright colours of the jungle then applied the palette to this fabulous line of womens swimwear that is available in regular and plus sizes.

The Plus Sized Safari Style

The Sexy Samba Womens one piece swimsuit features cascading panels of the safari floral print that meet at the hip for a flattering cut. Black material makes up the rest of the swimwear to create an overlapping effect that reminds one of the overlapping materials of the dresses of Greek goddesses. The moulded cups, classic leg line and clipped back make for an extra comfortable and supportive one piece. This swimsuit is perfect for ladies who want a classic look for the sun, surf or swimming pool!

The Standard Safari Style

In standard sizes Rival swimwear offers the Surfin Safari Womens One Piece Swimsuit and the Surfin Safari Womens Sport Bikini. Both of these pieces feature a print with bright jungle florals that remind us of the wide variety of colours in the jungle. Both cuts offer unique, string strap configurations, making them also  perfect for casual swimming. The Surfin Safari Swimsuits are perfect for ladies who want a wild jungle style every time they hit the water.

Want More Wild Styles from Rival Swimwear?

Be sure to check out our discounted Rival swimwear throughout the site to find a print and cut that works for your personality and swim style. This year Rival swimwear offers a huge variety of amazing styles, so you are bound to find a swimsuit that you are just in love with. Disclaimer: Browsing our site for too long can lead to an excessively large swimwear collection.

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26Sep/14Off

Back to Basics with Rival Swimwear

Rival Swimwear Basics

Swimming is all about mastering the basics. The technique of the perfect stroke never changes, but we must constantly modify our technique to try to perfect our stroke. In the swimwear world, some classic and basic swimwear styles are just too good to go. Recently Rival Swimwear went back to basics by releasing clean and colourful swimwear designs in womens swimwear, mens swimwear, and boys swimwear.

Neon and Black for Everyone

Ever since neon fabric was created in the 1980’s, swimwear companies have been utilising the colour combination of neon and black to create sleek and attractive swimwear. This basic colour combination just looks great in the water, and that is why this swimwear style has never gone out of fashion. The new Bauhaus prints from Rival utilises a variety of neon stripes mixed with black to create a basic print that is good for athletic and fitness swimming.

For women, you can get the Bauhaus print in the Bauhaus Womens One Piece Swimsuit and the Bauhaus Womens Sports Bikini. Both of these styles have thin black straps that match the black of the print. The combination of neon and black will be stylish this year, next year, the next and so on, so with Rivals’ long-lasting swimwear you can keeps these swimsuits in your regular rotation for many swim seasons to come.

For the men and boys, you have two awesome options with this print. The first option is the Bauhaus Mens Trunk and the Bauhaus Boys Trunk offering a solid print across the entirety of the trunk. The other option is the Bauhaus Mens Jammers or the Bauhaus Boys Jammers, these offer the jammer cut with a side panel of the print swerving down each leg. Both the Bauhaus Trunks and Bauhaus Jammers are cut specifically for the comfort of athletic and fitness swimmers, so either choice would be a good one.

Pink and Blue For the Ladies

Sometimes with swimwear, it is best to just keep things simple. With the Pink Bahamas Womens Sports Bikini you have a solid coloured swimsuit with no distracting designs. Sometimes all of the prints of swimwear can just serve as a distraction. With the Bahamas Sports Bikinis you have a simple colour that will stay bright through this swim season thanks to Rival’s signature chlorine-resistant material that prevents fading in swimwear.

Neon Rainbow for the Ladies

The classic colours of the rainbow are okay, but they look even better in neon. The Long Island Womens One Piece Swimsuit offers a very neon rainbow with neon orange thin straps. Why choose just one colour for swimwear when you can have all the colours with this playful athletic one piece swimsuit?  The Long Island Womens One Piece is perfect ladies who love the classic colourful prints in their swimwear style.

Stay tuned!

Follow our blog if you would like to keep up-to-date with the latest releases from Rival swimwear and other top swimwear brands. P.S. Make sure to check out our 'swimwear on sale' section for some great bargains on high quality swimwear.

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24Sep/14Off

Tutu Cute with Springtime Junior Range from Rival Swimwear

Rival Swimwear Tu Tu

Do you smell something? We can smell the fresh blooms featured on Rivals new line of junior springtime swimwear. Maybe you can’t smell the beautiful blossoms from all the way over there, so take a closer look at these junior swimwear options that are really just too cute! The new floral swimwear line from Rival features girls and toddlers sizes, so all the little ladies in your life can join in on the fun.

Kids Only!

Big girls just love their flowers everywhere, even in the swimming pool! Let them take their love of flowers into the water with the Peppa Potts Girls One Piece Swimsuit and the Peppa Potts Girls Sports Bikini. The Peppa Potts prints are bursting with hundreds of colourful flowers, so many that it’d be tough to count every single flower on the print. With pastel and dark blooms the print balances light and dark colours to make for a harmonious style that isn’t often seen in children’s styles. The Peppa Potts swimwear is great for young ladies who have an appreciation for natural beauty and colourful flowers!

For the Toddler Girls!

There is one question that will help you figure out which of these toddlers one pieces you should get for you little girl: to tutu or not to tutu? The Peppa Potts Toddler Girls Mahalo One Piece Swimsuit is simply cut like a big girls one piece with thin straps and 100% polyester material. This is a good option for little girls who may not be too thrilled with a tutu on their swimwear.

For girls who can’t get enough of tutus, the Peppa Potts Toddler Girls Tutu One Piece Swimsuit will be a much welcomed gift. The tiny purple tutu compliments the colourful florals of the print to make for a perfect fashion statement for your miniature fashionista. The purple criss-cross spaghetti straps also just happen to match the purple of the tutu. We bet any little girl would look cute as a button swimming away in this one piece from Rival swimwear.

Let us not forget to protect your little girl’s skin from the sun. The Ariel Long Sleeve Toddler Girls Sun Top provides a cover up for little ones. The floral sleeves and mermaid decal print is something that most toddlers would adore to wear! Heck, we even wish they made one in adult sizes for us to wear to the pool!

Swim Away Little Ladies! 

If the floral swimwear from Rival isn't exactly what you were looking for, we offer plenty of other toddlers swimwear and girls swimwear here at swimmer.com.au. Stay tuned to our blog for the latest releases on swimwear from the top brands in the industry!

-Happy Swimming!

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22Sep/14Off

On the Prowl with Rival’s Brand New Swimsuits

Prowl with Rival Swimwear

Every stroke gets you a little bit closer. Every time your refine your technique, you get a little bit faster. With every lap, you grow a little more determined. In swimming, it is just you, the water and whoever dare takes you on in the pool. Whether you are trying to beat your personal best or take on a foe at swim competition, swimmers know it is all up to them to achieve their dreams. You, the water and the swimwear you choose to wear can mean the difference between victory and failure.

So why not go with a swimwear brand that motivates your inner instincts to beat out the competition? The new action packed swimwear styles from Rival swimwear will have you thrusting through laps like never before. The mens swimwear, womens swimwear and girls swimwear from this series from Rival is meant to get your head in the game, so that you can be the best swimmer you can be.

The Predator Swimwear Line

The Predator Womens One Piece Swimsuit, Predator Womens Sports Bikini and Predator Boys Trunks features a print inspired by the voracious attitude of a predator. Animals that are predators are required to always have that killer instinct in order to survive. The killer instinct is not all that dissimilar to our aggressive instinct to reach our goals in and out of the water. The camouflage Predator print features swathes of red, pink, orange, black, peach and blue. The intensity of the colours will amp up your attitude every time you hit the pool.

The Swimwear Line for Carefree Crusaders

Some swimmers don’t channel their inner predator so much when they hit the pool- rather they channel more of an inner peace warrior. Even when we are pushing our hardest in the pool, in a way the water serves as an escape from the rest of the world. No matter what is going outside of the water, as swimmers we can control our performance in the pool. The carefree design of the Point Break Womens One Piece Swimsuit and Point Break Girls One Piece Swimsuit is perfect for water warriors who use the water as a place where they can demonstrate their personal performance. The kaleidoscope design of the Point Break Girls One Piece Swimsuit print makes for an eye popping look that looks great in the pool.

Don’t See Anything You Like Yet?

All of us swimmers have our own individual tastes, and that is why we offer so many type of swimwear here at swimwear.com.au. If you don’t see anything you like in this blog to express your “on the prowl attitude” be sure to check the rest of our website for a print that speaks more to your inner swimmer.  Warning: If you look through our website too long, you may want to add too many new pieces of swimwear to your collection!

-Happy Swimming!

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20Sep/14Off

Be Inspired by Rival Athlete Tara Coleman

Tara Coleman Rival Swimwear

Tara Coleman is one of the top competitors in Australia in Surf Life Saving events, including the Coolangatta Gold, Australian Titles and the Nutri-Grain Ironwoman Series. She spends a good deal of time training for these events often starting early in the morning then to bed by around 8pm. She states that one of the most challenging aspects of training is keeping up the motivation to work hard during the winter, when cold conditions make the idea of training much less appealing.

Only in her early twenties, she finished 5th out of 15 the females who finished the Coolangatta Gold in 2013. Out of the male and female competitors, she finished 59 out of 166. Just finishing such a gruelling competition that includes 14.65 km of running, 23 km of surf ski, 3.5 km of swimming and 5.5 km of boarding, is a victory in itself.  Last year was the first year ever females were allowed to compete in the long course with the males, and Coleman participated in the ground breaking event. Coleman’s final time for this race was 04:35:04, while the female who finished first, Elizabeth Pluimers, came in first at 04:19:39.  At such a young age Coleman has many years to go competing, and her current promising performances probably foreshadow more victories to come.

It is athletes like Tara Coleman who keep us all inspired when we are working either on our fitness or athletic swimming goals. Her achievements show us that we all could work a little harder, even if we have no intention of being iron woman.  If you want to channel some good juju from Tara Coleman, why not try out some Rival swimwear? Rival helps sponsor Coleman’s career, and by supporting their swimwear brand we support her athletic endeavors. As a bonus, every time we put on our Rival swimwear we can be reminded to work just a little bit harder by thinking of Tara Coleman’s drive and ambition.

Lucky for you, Rival just released a ton of new womens swimwear and girls swimwear for us to enjoy! We are going to highlight some of our favourite swimwear from Rival’s fresh new line of athletic swimwear.

For those who want to dream of a tropical paradise to motivate themselves to work harder in the pool, the Rio Womens One Piece Swimsuit and the Rio Girls One Piece Swimsuit are perfect swimsuits to add to your swimwear collection. The Rio One Piece features yellow, mandarin and lime stripes on the bust with black material making up the rest of the swimsuit. The bright colours will help lift your attitude every time you hit the water.

For ladies who wish for endless summers, we highly recommend the Summertime Womens One Piece Swimsuit, the Summertime Womens Sports Bikini and the Summertime Girls One Piece Swimsuit. These swimsuits feature neon streams of summer colours on a midnight black background. Energise with the neon colours of summer with the Summertime Swimsuits from Rival.

Next time you feel like you can’t go any further or any faster remember the drive and ambition of Tara Coleman and athletes alike. We know you have it in you to give just a little bit more, so don’t give up. Pick up some Rival swimwear to travel with you on your journey in the pool!

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18Sep/14Off

Take a Trip to the Copacabana Beach and Rio with Rival Swimwear!

Rival Swimwear Copacabana

Do you need a vacation? As swimmers, we know that not just any vacation will do for our very special needs. We swimmers need big white sandy beaches, lots of water to play in and perhaps even some fruity drinks. If you are in a vacation state of mind, get away with the new line of beach themed athletic swimwear from Rival. The line features mens swimwear, womens swimwear and girls swimwear with beautiful images of Copacabana Beach and Rio. Although we may not be able to actually visit these places in reality we can visit them with our imagination every time we wear an item from this new swimwear line from Rival. If you close your eyes when you are doing laps, it is almost as if you are swimming in the ocean. Right?!

If you want swimwear that captures a collage of images of the beach to accompany you to the pool then we have the perfect swimwear for you! The Copacabana print features a mishmash of colorful photos taken right at the Copacabana beach. Warning: If you wear the Copacabana print your swim team may be begging you take them on vacation, so be weary of whom you wear this travel-themed swimwear around! You can check out this fun print with the Copacabana Mens Trunks, Copacabana Womens One Piece, Copacabana Womens Sports Bikini, the Copacabana Girls One Piece and the Copacabana Girls Sports Bikini. As a pro tip we wanted to mention there is a size for most of the family in this print, and the matching swimwear would look great in all the family photos you want to take on this year’s vacation! P.S. You didn’t get the idea from us.

For women swimmers who would like a little bit of a different style that still captures the natural beauty and magic of Rio and Copacabana, we highly recommend checking out the Wipeout Womens One Piece Swimsuit. The Wipeout Womens One Piece features a print with horizontal strips of photographs in colour and black and white. The multitude of different designs and photos captures many interesting elements of the natural beauty of South America. This a perfect one piece for women who love travel more than almost anything else - besides swimming of course!

Don’t see anything you like yet from the Rival beach-themed swimwear line? Make sure to stay tuned to our blog for tons of brand new releases from the top swimwear brands at discounted prices. If you are looking for a good deal on athletic and fitness swimwear, make sure to check out our 'swimwear on sale' section too! We need to make room for all the new collections, so there are lots of great bargains to be had today.

-Bon Voyage!

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