Friday, 26 August 2016

17 Women of All Shapes, Sizes and Ages Wearing Bikinis, Swimsuits and Cover Ups - The #iwillwearwhatilike Swimwear Special

Swimwear special - Women of all ages wearing bikinis, swimsuits, cover ups (whatever they like) - Kremb de la Kremb
Hopefully you saw my post from last Monday - the #iwillwearwhatilike link up - where I talked about how women of any age can wear whatever they want when it comes to beachwear and swimwear? That they can choose to wear bikinis, swimsuits or completely cover up if they so wish?

If you didn't, please go check it out now(!) - so many wonderful women women decided to show us what their preferred style was for the beach and the pool. And as I always feature four or five of my faves the following week, I knew I had to do this again, but how do you choose just a few when everyone was so fabulous?

Easy - dedicate a whole post to them. I am absolutely stoked to be able to bring you a whole post entirely devoted to 17 women of all shapes, sizes and ages wearing bikinis, swimsuits and cover ups... their beachwear of choice, in other words.

WE THOUGHT WE'D HAD ENOUGH OF BEING TOLD NOT TO WEAR BIKINIS, BUT IT SEEMS IT'S NOW THE TURN OF THE BURKINI TO ACTUALLY BE BANNED IN ONE PART OF THE WORLD. 

This is a timely post it seems - we thought we'd had enough of being told not to wear bikinis, but it's now the turn of the burkini to actually be banned in one part of the world. We're told to cover ourselves up, we're told to uncover ourselves. We simply cannot win. There's only one thing to do:

Wear whatever you damn well like, just like these ladies have. As I always say, life's too short not to be dressing without the fear of "what with others think".

Enjoy these fantastic ladies - some have been very brave to put themselves out there and share their swimwear with you so pleeeeease click through to their blogs or Instagram accounts! Give them a follow, a like or drop them a lovely comment, it's so easy to make someone's day :)

HOW MUCH ARE YOU LOVING THIS PARADE OF BEAUTIFUL BEACH BODIES?! TELL ME IN THE COMMENTS OR TWEET ME @NOTLAMB!

(Main image credit: Kremb de la Kremb)


Mrs. American Made
Swimwear special - Women of all ages wearing bikinis, swimsuits, cover ups (whatever they like) - Mrs. American Made


Ask Suzanne Bell
Swimwear special - Women of all ages wearing bikinis, swimsuits, cover ups (whatever they like) - Suzanne Bell


In My Joi
Swimwear special - Women of all ages wearing bikinis, swimsuits, cover ups (whatever they like) - In My Joi


No Fear of Fashion
Swimwear special - Women of all ages wearing bikinis, swimsuits, cover ups (whatever they like) - No Fear of Fashion


Anna's Island Style
Swimwear special - Women of all ages wearing bikinis, swimsuits, cover ups (whatever they like) - Anna's Island Style


What Lizzy Loves
Swimwear special - Women of all ages wearing bikinis, swimsuits, cover ups (whatever they like) - What Lizzy Loves


Creating in the Gap
Swimwear special - Women of all ages wearing bikinis, swimsuits, cover ups (whatever they like) - Creating in the Gap


A Labour of Life
Swimwear special - Women of all ages wearing bikinis, swimsuits, cover ups (whatever they like) - A Labour of Life


Elegantly Dressed and Stylish
Swimwear special - Women of all ages wearing bikinis, swimsuits, cover ups (whatever they like) - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish


Sew Country Chick
Swimwear special - Women of all ages wearing bikinis, swimsuits, cover ups (whatever they like) - Sew Country Chick


Rachel Wears
Swimwear special - Women of all ages wearing bikinis, swimsuits, cover ups (whatever they like) - Rachel Wears




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21 comments

  1. Every single woman in this post has such a beautiful smile! Loving life and looking stunning :)

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  2. Absolutely inspiring---in fact it makes me want to go buy a bikini and rock it too!!
    jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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  3. awesome feature and thank you so much for including me. ( and now I need to go find that watermelon floatie)

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  4. Thanks Catherine, I appreciate the feature and love seeing the ladies in all of their bikinis! So fun :-)
    jess xx
    www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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  5. Oh thank you so much for squeezing me in Catherine. I think this is just so important, we need combat all the fake bodies and airbrushing and remind people what proper women look like! xxx

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  7. Thank you so much for adding me to your swim round up this week! It's such an honor to be included amongst all of these fabulously confident, stylish real women! I have been a huge follower of your "I will wear what I like" link up here and on Instagram - and this one is one of my favorites! I think this campaign is so important to women of all ages, to toss the media out the door and wear whatever we please!
    XO
    Suzanne
    www.AskSuzanneBell.com

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  8. Wonderful Post Catherine!
    Some of my favourite ladies are here, and they look stunning.
    Not because they have media-perfect bodies, but because they have THE perfect body...their own!
    Inspirational stuff.
    XXX
    Samantha
    www.fakefabulous.com

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  9. I just thought "oh my God". No make-up, no styling, bad hair etc etc. Oh well it is what it is.. Thanks for including me.
    Greetje

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  10. THIS IS SO AWESOME!!!!! Thank you for including me :)

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  11. Thanks for featuring the photo of me and my swimming buddy Kate. Was my link a bit dodgy? Sorry fo that, but glad you included a couple of 58 year olds who aren't afraid to show up in their swimwear x
    Anna

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  12. This was a great post, Catherine and a big shout out to all those beautiful bloggers who aren't afraid to show off their actual, non-airbrushed bodies. How very inspiring. I'm glad you did a special post just featuring them. Thank you. - Amy
    http://stylingrannymama.com/

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  13. This is a fabulous post. Every single woman looks so happy and so fabulous. Well done to all of you, and to your blog for giving them a platform to show their fabulousness. xx

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  14. Fantastic post Catherine! We need more like this on the internet. What I noticed in these photos first and foremost was the smiles. Great stuff xx

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  15. What a beautiful way to start a new week, and a new month (close enough), Catherine, thank you so so so much for including my picture. I've been going through so much soul searching in the past 6 months because of all the physical changes I'm experiencing thanks to medications, your post is such a timely blessing, and I love you for highlighting what many attempt to cloack xoxo

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  16. Absolutely gorgeous - everyone of them. As a lady in my late forties I will wear what I want when I want. I loved this post. Thank you XX #BrilliantBlogPosts

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  17. Right on Catherine! Right on!! Fist pumps, high fives, peace signs, and okey dokey fingers! Oh, throw in a big bear hug too. I love this post. I love all the fellow women for being proud in whatever swimwear they choose. Here's to women and here's to wearing what we want!

    Thanks for the feature! I am elated.

    Love, Ann from Kremb de la Kremb

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  18. Everyone looks so fabulous, and there are some gorgeous swim suits here too

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