Monthly Archives: July 2016

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Meet our Mind Bali Soul Muse: Charlotte D’Alessio

Meet the third muse in our ‘Meet our Mind Bali Soul’ series, Charlotte D’Alessio! With just one look, Charlotte, just 18 years old, won us over with her bronzed beauty and piercing green eyes. We knew right away she would embody every bit of our Mind Bali Soul collection and be a perfect muse.

This shoot was our first time working with Charlotte, and it was one of our favorites for a few reasons!

Now… a shoot with a green eyed babe and bikinis wouldn’t be the same without a corgi puppy. We invited Miss Chibi to join the mix. Emily Wang is the master mind behind Chibi’s photogenic talents and not to mention that she gets to cuddle her up every day!

Talking about bedroom goals… Charlotte’s  white, dreamy bedroom was just the perfect location to capture her and the Mind Bali Soul collection.

SL: We love the beachy-boho vibes that your room has… The second we saw it on Instagram we knew it would be the absolute perfect location. I’m sure it was the perfect ‘I  just rolled out of bed morning.’ Where did you get your decor inspo?

Charlotte: I got most of my inspo from my dad. He has really good style when it comes to home decor. All I said was all white- and he took over and made it what it is.

And action! Wait till you see how Chibi owns the camera.

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SLB: This shoot we are doing something a little different, shooting with a Corgi! Did you feel like he was trying to take the spotlight? I mean, Cheebs knows how to work the camera! 

Charlotte: LOL.  Chibi was really fun to work with, especially because if he was doing his thing you knew the photo was going to be really good. However, if he wasn’t paying attention it took a little longer to get the shot, but i think deep down inside he was just trying to be cute and sassy, he knew that we had to wait for the perfect moment to get the shots! And lets not forget that for us to get the shots, it would cost Emily a few dog treats.

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SLB: You said you’re a makeup guru, do you have any special tricks or tips? Your bronzed glow is always on fleek. 

Charlotte: I’m actually so bad at doing makeup. I just love playing with it. But, I think less it always more. Don’t cover your face with makeup. I think the trend recently is to kinda change your face using contour and things like that. But, to just stick to your color, skin texture and shape is always the prettiest, I think.

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SLB: As a Beverly Hills local, what are some of your favorite spots and favorite things to do in the area?

Charlotte: Go to Go Greek and get plain tart. It’s seriously my favorite thing on the planet.  Go get it now.

SLB: Everyone has one… What’s your guilty pleasure?

Charlotte: I think playing card games and board games. If it’s ever offered I’m there. Haha.

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SLB: From our Mind Bali Soul collection, what is your favorite style?

Charlotte: I really like any of the cheeky bottoms. I think the San Lorenzo Bikini’s bottoms make your bum look so good!

SLB: Lastly, what is one thing you would like our readers to know?

Charlotte: Hmm, probably that this was one of my favorite shoots because not only did I get to play with the cutest little dog, but I also got to shoot in my own bedroom. So a big thank you to San Lorenzo Bikini’s for providing that! ❤

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Mahalo and much love to our team:

Muse: Charlotte D’Alessio

Puppy and his sweet owner: Chibi and Emily Wang 

Photographer: Casey Liu

MUA: Daniele Pierson

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Take a Tour around Kailua

Curious to see how a Kailua SL babe spends a typical July day? We followed around our babes MeliaMichelle and  Cat in order to see how they spend their summer days under the sun. Everything from exploring Kailua, to eating fresh goodness at Nalu Health Bar & Cafe, to shopping around our Kailua store with the besties, to finally ending the day with a kayak & stand up session, our girls make sure to do it in style with their San Lorenzo ‘kinis in hand.

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But first, Brunch. We all know there is absolutely no better way to start the day than with a delicious brunch, and when its healthy….that’s a major plus. Our babes took a pit stop at Nalu Health Bar & Cafe to get their day going. Enjoying everything from Acai Bowls to Ahi Tuna wraps to Vitamin Sea Juice we quickly decided Nalu Health Bar & Cafe is our new favorite picturesque spot.

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Next, we took a walk to Kailua Town Ball Park to work off brunch and warm up for the rest of the day by dancing and cartwheeling around the green grass.
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You used to call me on my shell phone (and how pretty are our island style public phones?)

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Now for the fun part, shopping around in the SLB Kailua store! Looking through not only the new Summer Passport, the timeless Mind Bali Soul, and all the oldies but goodies, the gals also shopped for clothing and accessories such as One Teaspoon, Quay, and Honey Punch. The girls wrapped up their shopping by stocking up on some new ‘kinis for their later kayaking activities.

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Rule of thumb: Never buy a bikini without your besties approval.

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Don’t forget to snap a selfie in front of the palm leaf wall! Always use the #SLKailua and you might be featured on Kailua’s insta feed!

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After the girls bought their new goodies, they made their way around the corner to Kailua Beach Adventures to rent some kayaks and stand up paddle board to cool off after a fun day.

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Finally, the girls set out and went past the buoys towards the Mokes. The sun was hot making the water feel cool and refreshing. While the currents were strong, the paddling was quite the workout, but at the same time, ocean is always therapeutic.

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IMG_9878 We hope you enjoyed a peak of a day in the home town of our Kailua store! Stay rad.

IMG_9996-REDIT Check out San Lorenzo Oahu’s Instagram for weekly updates on new arrivals, exciting news and visit our Kailua store at:

130 Kailua Rd Kailua, HI 96734 ( a 10 minute walk from Kailua Beach Park)

Store Hours: Monday-Sunday: 10am-6:30pm

Mahalo to our photographer Jess Sullivan, and Nalu Health Bar & Cafe and Kailua Beach Adventures for the delicious treats and the water toys to play around today and show off what we love about our beautiful Kailua town!

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Miami Swim Week 2016: Le Romantique

And just like that, Miami Swim Week 2016 is wrapped! This year we debuted our newest collection Le Romantique. Our ambition was to create a powerful experience, a fantasy of infinite travel with french infusion. Envision a girl with a free soul embarking on her travels through Europe and her craving for wanderlust is what drives her passion. Weren’t able to make it? No problem. Keep reading to feel like you were sitting front row at our show & sipping drinks from coconuts at our cocktail party.

We want you all to be able to experience the aloha we felt at this show. You can expect to feel the translated passion from the artisans that handmade each and every ‘kini in the collection. Le Romantique is an ode to the creative spirit. Needless to say, our SL babes absolutely rocked these looks on the runway.

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Everything was carefully selected starting with the french infused music by DJ Godiva that the models walked the runway to. As the show continued, pictures of places from around the world from the owner, Lisseth Figueroa, covered the walls giving the audience a taste of her thirst for wanderlust. Each look was accessorized by Child of Wild jewelry along with head wraps that match our collections prints. Red roses lined the runway causing the audience fall in love with this collection.

The night started out with a magical set up of bright lights around a pool lined with a banana leaf wall. Did someone say Instagram heaven?! We were serving guests yummy drinks in coconuts given to us by COCO & Co mixed with Vita Coco to keep our VIPs hydrated. Miami decided to cool us down with  little bit of rain before our show, but that didn’t stop us.

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San Lorenzo Bikinis 2017 Collections at SwimMiami - Front RowAs the VIP’s took their seats in the front row, they were greeted by MeHawaii bags filled with goodies like Child of Wild anklets, Maui Babe product, Laundry Room shirts, SL Nail Wraps, SL beach towels & SL notebooks to document all wanderlust inspo from our show.

 

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As the guests filed in, we made sure to snap some shots of our SL babes…

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Gabby Epstein

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Cait Barker

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Becca Tilley

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Bree Kleintop

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Gypsyone Blogger, Jenah Yamamoto

Lights, Camera, Cue Music & ACTION! And with that, our show was in full swing. Major babe, Anne De Paula opened our show in a brand new never before seen style, Plunge Monokini in Savanna. Did someone say fuego?

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You know we’ve got your back, we kept some of your favorite styles around! Celeste Bright rocked our Braided Hipster Strap in Flamenco down the runway.

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Marcela Braga looked exotic in the never before seen Braided V Knot in Aloalo.

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Our sweet girl Julia Friedman in the Ruffle Thong in Paradis.

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As much as our guests were having fun in the front of the house, backstage was also quite the party! With makeup touch ups from Beauty for Real our girls were dancing the night away to the beat of the music.

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Closing the show with love, our SLB owner and designer, Lisseth Figueroa and her daughter, Anabel walked to end the night.

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We hope you were able to feel the aloha vibes and live vicariously through us! Hope to see you next year in Miami!

Want to see the full show? Check it out here:

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Wishing you were able to score a VIP bag? We are having a gift bag giveaway! See below.

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