Celebrity Style. Bar Refaeli Creates the LBB.

June 3, 2009 • Celebrity Style

Bar Rafaeli in her new Little Black Bikini for Hurley

Little Black Bikini, that is. The Israeli supermodel apparently just got fed up with her swimsuit options recently and decided to design one of her own for swim label Hurley. WWD reported that Bar Rafaeli craved a suit that had an ideal fit, but was still comfortable. How was it difficult for the Sports Illustrated cover model to find a swimsuit that well? We will never know.

But Rafaeli seems to have been thinking up this project for awhile due to all the dish she provided on her ideas. "(The suit should be) small but not too small. In terms of functionality, I wanted it to
offer support, be seamless and adjustable so as not to pinch and be
quick-drying, which is always a great characteristic.” In terms of style, "I wanted something chic, simple and sleek. I didn’t want to create a suit with a lot of hardware or
different elements — so that it would be comfortable and easy to swim
in. I wanted my bikini to be classic and timeless…like the little black

WWD reprted that Hurley introduced the $120 bikini on its Web site last month. Starting Tuesday, it will also be sold at Victoria’s Secret locations, and Hurley
plans to show it at the Miami Beach swimwear trade show in July. As a buying bonus, ten percent of sales of the little black bikini will be donated to
Boarding For Breast Cancer
, a youth-focused nonprofit that promotes
early detection and an active lifestyle as the best preventions for
breast cancer. So that means we'll feel good when we buy Bar's LBB, but how to look as good as her while wearing it?   

Article and Photo Source: WWD

-Alia Rajput

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