November Trunk Shows!

Cruise season is in full swing and chances are that you need a new suit! Here are some trunk show events to mark on your calendar if you’re in Chicago or Long Island next weekend! Purchase a Karla Colletto suit at either of these events and receive a free gift with purchase. You may also place special orders on your favorite styles from the Cruise 2014 collection.

Friday, November 8, 2013 –
Saturday, November 9, 2013
Great Shapes
11-5pm (both days)
190 Mineola Avenue
Roslyn Heights, NY

Thursday, November 14, 2013 –
Saturday, November 16, 2013 **NEW DATES**
Intimacy of Chicago
Time TBA
900 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL



Video featured on Refinery29!


Hey we’ll take the compliment! See post here.



Featured on Trendland

Trendland October

Thanks so much to Trendland for this blurb on our new Cruise 2014 video. See the original post here.



Cruise 2014 Couture in Motion by Karla Colletto. Catch the story of our girl on the run in our brand new fashion film shot in Palm Springs.

Escándalo: a Cruise 2014 Fashion Film by Karla Colletto from Karla Colletto on Vimeo.
Concept and Design: Design Army
Music:  Le Parisienne Composer: Andrew Blaney [PRS]

Creative Director: Pum Lefebure, Jake Lefebure  (Design Army)
Director / Cinematographer: Dean Alexander
Designers: Eileen Tjan, Charlene Sepentzis  (Design Army)
Editor: David Grossbach
Copywriter: Mark Welsh
Color Grade/Animation: Jeremy Stuart, Victor Uhal
Camera Assist: Rashid Belt
Prop Assistant: Wiola Marek
Hair/Make-up: Dale Johnson
Model: Zinta (Photogenics, LA)
Wardrobe stylist: Rodney E. Hall

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All Karla Colletto swimwear is made with Xtra Life LYCRA® and Sensitive® fabrics.
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Countdown to the Cruise 2014 video!

Do you remember the enchanting underwater video lookbook we did for Cruise 2013? The big reveal for Cruise 2014’s video is just weeks away! We can’t wait to share with you! You are sure to love it! Keep an eye out for the real countdown (hint: it’s sometime in October) and prepare yourselves for an ADVENTURE!

In the meantime, a walk down memory lane…


New Horizons

Last month, we celebrated the expansion of our manufacturing facility into a brand new wing. Having this new wing will allow us to better optimize our efficiency to bring you our high quality American-made swimwear as quickly as possible. It is always nice to hit milestones and we can only hope that this (albeit small) achievement is only a sign of good times to come! Here’s to starting the Cruise 2014 production season off with a bang!

Karla production factory
The bright and clean new space already feels like home (sans machinery)

August 1st champagne toast and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the entire Karla Colletto team!
August 1st champagne toast and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the entire Karla Colletto team!




Are you on Instagram? Show us you’re having fun in your best Karla Colletto suit and we’ll regram our favs! Don’t forget to add #iheartkarla #karlacolletto #karlasummer to your posts! And if you’re not already, follow us @karlacolletto!


Bruce Weber shoots Kim Kardashian for Dujour Magazine Spring 2013

This news came out at least one month ago, but we finally got our hands on a copy. Kim is glowing in our white basic LMU lingerie twist bra and we’re loving the natural look on her.

Dujour Cover March 2013
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Aqualillies for Tarte Cosmetics

It seems like these ladies are everywhere these days: appearing on Glee, in Justin Bieber’s most-watched video of 2012 (“Beauty & A Beat,” featuring Nicki Minaj), at various exclusive parties and events nationwide, and even as guest performers during the premiere of ABC’s newest reality show, Splash (the strangest concept for a reality show ever).

Now the Aqualillies have made another big splash (pun intended) of their own by teaming up with Tarte Cosmetics for a special collection of “high-performance” waterproof makeup inspired by the classic glamour of synchronized swimming and the vibrant ladies who have breathed new life into its modern revival.

Watch the first video from the campaign to see the ‘Lillies flaunting some Karla Colletto in action as well. The basic square-neck ruching suit in white is a stunning complement to retro coral lips, while the low plunge halter in teal looks extra cool paired with peacock-hued eye shadow. See some quick tips here.


March and April Trunk Shows

Happy February everybody! Our only trunk show event of the month happened this past weekend, but we have several exciting opportunities in March and April! Save the dates!

Saturday, March 9, 2013
Great Shapes
190 Mineola Avenue
Roslyn Heights, NY

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Beach House of Naples
Time TBA
5455 Tamiami Trail North
Naples, FL
MEET KARLA at this event!

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Soleil Toile
14 Post Road East **NEW ADDRESS**
Westport, CT

Thursday, April 4, 2013
Soleil Toile
44 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT


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