Buying a one-piece swimsuit is kind of a downer because it’s like I’m turning my back on my bikinis—and my youth. ( I know, I know. Modern problems). Then I recently saw photos of Stella McCartney (and mom to four littles) in St. Bart’s and she gave me hope that I could look womanly and chic without having it all hang out.
Bathing Belle designer Danica Salajko creates the coolest kids swimwear. “It started when I was 14. I began with easy tank suits and as I got older, started creating underwire and more complicated patterns. But really, I loved making scrunchies. I had a million of them—you could have covered me in scrunchies.” From scrunchies to swimwear, here’s how Danica got her groove.