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Swim Team


Nettle's Tale

What It Is: We’re only a few days in and I’m already swept up with national pride and Olympics fever. I watched a bunch of swimming this weekend and it made me want to hop back in the pool – which means taking a look at my swimwear. Enter Nettle’s Tale, a Vancouver-based swimwear brand that prides itself on creating swimsuits for real women – and celebrating whatever body type you’ve got! I imagine only 1% of us can actually relate to that photoshopped chick in a typical swimsuit store – so it’s pretty cool to see girls that look like you and I in their campaigns. With handy size charts that give you fit tips (ex: one suit I looked at noted it’s perfect for smaller-chested gals) and plenty of one-piece and two-piece options in a range of flattering cuts, including limited editions, the only downer about Nettle’s Tale is how quickly their styles sell out!

Who It’s For: Yourself, for some body self-love. Your sister, to spread the love. Your niece, who is terrified of swimsuits otherwise.

What It Costs: Totally on point with other swimwear brands – one-pieces are about $150, tops are about $80, bottoms are about $70.

Where It’s At: Shop online here.

BONUS ENTRY into my Egyptian Magic giveaway – visit the Nettle’s Tale site and tell me what your favourite swimsuit style is of theirs! Today happens to kick off their annual sale too!

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28 Responses to “Swim Team”
  1. doreen lamoureux says:

    I love the THE DEIRDRE [Black + White] and it’s on sale right now. 🙂
    dorcontest at gmail dot com

  2. Joan G. says:

    I’d pick the Diedre in Blue if I had a choice.

  3. Christine Da Silva says:

    My favourite one is the Misty- in LAVENDER + INK BLUE!

  4. Tom D. says:

    The Mercy in basic black for my daughter.

  5. Sherry K says:

    I like the Mercy – style is super and I like the colours available, too.

  6. Kim K says:

    I like THE CYD swimsuit style

  7. katydidit21 says:

    I like the Deidre Fern and Forest Green one piece.

  8. Aimee says:

    Mercy in black. All were nice. I am a subscriber

  9. Lindsey says:

    Love the Fern pattern. Stacie bottoms and Kimberley top.

  10. Gigi says:

    I really like the Deidre style bathing suit.

  11. Anne Derkat says:

    I liked the Deirdre.

  12. Heather Swanson says:

    The Kimberly

  13. Alison K says:

    BONUS Egyptian Magic ENTRY: visited the Nettle’s Tale site and my favourite swimsuit style is their CYD top & bottom. Thanks

  14. Karen G says:

    I think the Magic floral top and bottom are lovely.

  15. Donna L. says:

    I like the CYD style.

  16. Anne-Marie Tvete says:

    I like THE KAYCEE

  17. Lisa S says:

    The Deirdre is great!

  18. aly3360 says:

    My favourite swim suit style is the CARLI.

  19. Christine Holliday says:

    Totally loving the Mercy!

  20. Viv Sluys says:

    I love the Deidre. Such great colour options. I love that they are made in Vancouver!

  21. bkick1 says:

    Can’t decide between Mercy and Deirdre. The more coverage the better for me.

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