Swimsuit Shopping – Getting Ready for Summer with San Diego Style

San Diego Swimsuit

If you’ve been anywhere other than sunny San Diego for the last few months, chances are you’re ready to hit the beach (and hey, even us locals are itching to get summer started). But what if you made it all the way to San Diego’s shores only to discover that you forgot to pack your swimsuit?

Fear not! Whether you need to shop after some forgetful packing or simply want to look like you blend in with the locals, San Diego shops offer some hot summer styles that are sure to make you look like a lifelong beach babe.

Find the Perfect Swimsuit

Temptress Fashion

San Diego Vintage Swimsuits

Sassy vintage suites from Fables by Barrie Amelia can be found at Temptress Fashion in Ocean Beach.

Temptress Fashion in Ocean Beach is stocked full of vintage style. Pin-up inspired bathing suits from Fables by Barrie Amelia will have you channeling your inner Marilyn Monroe or Bettie Page.


San Diego Swimsuit

Swimsuit fashion from Sauvage (left) and Graffiti Beach (right)

Local designer Elizabeth Southwood’s Sauvage line of swimwear offers luxurious looks based on today’s hottest trends. Visit Sauvage’s La Jolla-based boutique, just blocks away from the beautiful La Jolla Cove.

Graffiti Beach

One of San Diego’s most stylish new boutiques, Graffiti Beach in the South Park neighborhood features athletic styles that are as fashionable as they are functional.

Swimsuit Purchased – Now Onto the Pool Parties

san diego hotel pool party

The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows’ pool parties are always a blast.

Once you’re decked out in your new swimsuit, why limit yourself to showing off your look at the beach? Flaunt your fabulous style at one of San Diego’s trendy hotel pool parties:

  • Intervention Sundays at the Float – Hard Rock Hotel San Diego are all about excess. Prepare for barely-clothed bodies drinking and partying like there’s no tomorrow.
  • Clothing company Fortune 21 will bring a series of pool parties to the Andaz San Diego’s Rooftop Pool this summer, which are sure to be some of the hottest ticket parties in town.
  • Pool Parties at the Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows are the perfect place to show off a retro suit. Built in 1946, the charming vintage neighborhood spot features DJs and lots of fun at their Sunday pool parties each summer.

Where will your swimsuit be seen this summer?

Benjamin Eastman

Memorial Day Parties in San Diego

Intervention at the Hard Rock Hotel

Summer is just around the corner and San Diego will be celebrating its launch over Memorial Day weekend with tons of fun pool parties, events, shows and headliners! Whether you want to lounge by the pool with hundreds of your closest friends, dance to your favorite DJ or get out on the Bay, this weekend is your opportunity to start this summer off right!

Le Diner a San Diego

Le Diner a San Diego

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We know you love Flash Mobs, right? And you like to eat, yes? And what’s Memorial Day weekend without a White Party, huh? Well throw all those things together and you get San Diego’s Le Diner a San Diego on Friday night. Buy your seats to the event and you’ll get a message Friday morning with the details on where the event will be held that night. Tables and entertainment are provided, but you bring your food, friends and a good time! This concept was launched in Europe years ago and has finally made its way to San Diego. Don’t miss out on this fantastic event!

Intervention at the Hard Rock Hotel

Intervention at the Hard Rock Hotel

Intervention @ The Hard Rock Hotel

Memorial Day weekend Intervention is twice as big as usual with headliners Lil John performing on Saturday and renowned DJ Steve Aoki spinning on Sunday. The Hard Rock’s weekly pool party extravaganza will be rocking Downtown all weekend long with these two huge acts – and you know Hard Rock likes to go BIG!

Fortune Industry’s Pool Party @ Ivy Rooftop

The Ivy Rooftop is Fortune Industry’s summer spot for Sunday pool parties, and Memorial Day weekend kicks off the festivities with house music, dancing, fashion and an adult beverage or two! So pull out this season’s latest gear and party with Fortune at the Ivy Rooftop!

I Love This City San Diego Music Festival @ Cricket Wireless

For those fleeing downtown for the weekend, why not head to Cricket Wireless Amphitheater for the I Love This City San Diego Music Festival happening Sunday. With 21 musical acts performing – including well known artists Skrillex and Crystal Method – you know Chula Vista will be jumping on Sunday! The show is 16 and over and tickets start at $25.

Pier Pressure Yacht Party @ Hornblower Cruises & Events

The Hornblower Inspiration will play host to the ultimate Yacht Party on Sunday starting at 3:30 pm. 6 DJs will be rocking the boat all evening long while revelers enjoy the sights of San Diego’s amazing evening skyline. The 3.5 hour long party cruise will be sure to delight but make sure to buy your tickets soon. Golden Ticket prices start at $40 with special Platinum VIP tickets (which include access to the private Platinum VIP deck) starting at $85.

The beauty of holiday weekends is that you can have your own backyard BBQ and still have the opportunity to hit up a giant pool party, watch your favorite DJ or musical act perform and still have a day to recover! So don’t let this weekend go to waste folks…get out there and party!