Beach Bag Essentials

Summer is here! Time to pack up the beach bag and hit the sand. I gave The Fashion Spot the inside scoop on my beach bag essentials. Check ’em out and tell me… what’s in your bag?

I live on the West coast, but my monogrammed L.L. Bean beach tote reminds me of my summers spent in Maine. What’s inside? Take a peek!

1). Coola sunscreen, organic and smells amazing.

2). I almost always have at least two Kushcush swimsuits on hand. The Coquette in Blush Lace is one of my go-to faves.

3). Evian mist for hot days.

4). Sud Pacifique Vanille Coco spray, reminds me of being on vacation and is the only scent I wear.

5). Always my sketchbook.

6). Matchbox cars and healthy snacks for my son, Jax.

7). California Baby Hair De-tangler (which I originally bought for Jax, but it’s fantastic on my long hair!).

8). I’m obsessed with the Next Issue iPad app. It’s like carrying 20 magazines in one.

9). Kushcush printed scarves. They’re a major multi-tasker: from beach cover-up to blanket to scarf… and a lovely pop of style!

10). Miu Miu cross-body purse so I can easily downsize from the beach to a seaside lunch without carrying my entire beach bag.

 

See you at the beach!

XxK

 

 

Kushcush in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit!

Eeeek! I couldnt be more excited to share that Kushcush made it into the Superbowl of Swimwear…the coveted Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue!! And to boot featured in the cover-story with the gorgeous Kate Upton shot in Antarctica. Check it!

So hot & so cold! Kate Upton wearing Kushcush in the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. The bikini bottom was made in a custom cream mohair + gold lurex fabric for Kate, but is available in a more water-friendly nylon/spandex version called the ‘Emily’ style, shop here.

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Genevieve Morton also wearing a Kushcush by Kerry Cushman bikini on SI.com!

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Getting my copy, so excited! xx

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Fashion diary: Solange Knowles

Welcome to the islands! I adore these photos of Solange Knowles spotted wearing my Kushcush Lovey one-piece in Ikat while on holiday in Jamaica. She looks modern and hip while epitomizing vibrant island style. British Vogue captured the look for Day 24 of her style diary. Loveeeee it.


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The candid shots Instagram style (photos Solange Knowles via Twitter):



The Lovey romper one-piece (with a built in support bra!) has a vintage vibe and can easily go from day to night. Available in bold ikat print as seen on Solange at Saks.com ($167). Or go understated chic in solid navy, available at Anthropologie.com ($158).

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How cute is she! The vibrant Ikat print with tones of fuschia, orange and purple is perfectly at home on a tropical getaway or an inspiration that spring is soon to come! For a little less is more, try the Bali string bikini in the same bold print, available at Kushcush.com ($145).

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FITNESS {magazine}

One of my favorite styles of my 2011 collection has been getting a lot of love from retailers & the press this season. I love this sophisticated wrap halter maillot because it’s a fantastic fit and oh-so chic on women of all shapes, ages, sizes and heights! Check out the ‘Lauren‘ (named after my adorable 3-year old niece!) as seen in Fitness and Real Simple magazines this month!

The Lauren in Coral: As seen in Fitness magazine! A bright pop of color to this standout style. Shop online at Kushcush.com! $154.

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The Lauren in Navy: As seen in Real Simple magazine! Timeless and classically chic in dark navy. Shop online at Saks Fifth Avenue! $154.

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