Archive

27 Oct

Swim Fabrics

Hi, everybody.  Let’s talk about fabrics.  “If you can dream of a color or print, we can probably source it.” That’s it in a nutshell. So before I answer some of the questions we receive, it’s important to know that Brazil is renowned worldwide for its swimwear, mostly for its creativity and quality.  In fact, […]

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5 Oct

More about Swimwear prices

If you’re thinking of reselling swimwear, one of the first questions you want to ask yourself is, is it worth it? Will I make money? So that question can only be answered when you find out how much the bikinis cost? Well, the answer to that depends on which bikini style you choose because what […]

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24 Sep

How to find the right Swimwear manufacturer.

  This 10:43 audio is transcribed and slightly edited.  It is the first in a series that will cover topics such as fabrics, pricing, MOQs and much more about the swimwear industry.   I thought I’d do something different today and mix things up a bit, kind of walk you all through the process of […]

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22 Sep

Visiting our Bikini Shop

Can we see your production facilities and meet your seamstresses? Yes, of course you can.  You’re more than welcome to visit our shop in Sao Paulo but if it’s just to see us produce your bikinis it might not make sense.  It’s not the best way to invest your money after factoring in trip expenses […]

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11 Aug

Heat pressed labels

The pros and cons, advantages and disadvantages.  We discourage clients from printing logos on the surface of swim fabrics.  Yes, it’s an option we offer but reluctantly, so much that we don’t heat press labels on our branded swimwear.  The reason is that after using the swimwear just a few times, the heat pressed label begins to […]

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24 May

All your swimwear questions answered

101 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Read or Download We’ve compiled, perhaps, the most comprehensive lists of (FAQ) ever published by a swimwear manufacturer. They’re based on hundreds of emails we received from clients over the years. They’re “real,” and mostly unedited questions.  We hope our answers help explain everything you need to know about wholesaling bikinis, […]

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26 Jan

Who is Thales Panagides?

People are often curious to know who’s behind a company.  I find it challenging to convey who I am in writing because what I do for a living or have accomplished over the years by no means accurately captures who I think I am on a deeper level.  I’ll keep it simple and start off […]

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26 Jan

What swim fabrics do you offer and how can I choose which ones I would like for my bikini collection? 

We work with several fabric mills.  Each fabric mill showcases its own fabric prints and colours throughout the year.  They don’t necessarily have a fixed swatch of colors and prints to share with the market as is commonly thought.  For that reason, we can’t ensure that a print or color shared with us today will […]

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25 Jan

Bikini Store Locator using Google Maps

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10 Jan

How did the Swimwear market evolve since 2004?

Evolution of the Swimwear market Reflections, Trends and Predictions: 2004–2021 and beyond. From sweatshops to Ethical Swimwear manufacturers offering Sustainable and Eco friendly fabrics. As I type these words, I pause for a moment. My attention turns to my daughter. She’s watching a movie on her smartphone. Her screen is smaller than the palm of […]

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9 Oct

If you can dream it, we can produce it

If you can dream it, we can produce it.  That’s probably why repeat customers consider us to be one of the best swimsuit manufacturers in the world.  We’ve launched dozens and dozens of swim labels over the years, many which are wholesale swimwear vendors and recognized bikini brands.  We are essentially the brand behind the […]

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2 Oct

Can I make money selling authentic Brazilian bikinis online?

Have you ever wondered if you could make money selling authentic Brazilian bikinis online? Oh, and did we mention – with your name or logo appearing on the tags and labels.  We thought so.   Here’s a step-by-step financial guide to help you better understand the amount of money required to launch your own private label […]

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23 Sep

Swimwear and Activewear Entrepreneur: Journey of an inspiring bikini Queen

Client Profile:  Massiel Castillo Brand: Brand MCW Swimwear and Activewear Entrepreneur: Journey of an inspiring bikini Queen Some people leave lasting impressions, especially those who captivate us with their contagious enthusiasm and smile.  That was the case with Massiel Castillo.  From the very beginning we could tell she had a passion for swimwear and activewear.  […]

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9 Sep

The Best Wholesale and private label Swimsuit Manufacturers

The Best Wholesale and private label Swimsuit Manufacturers are not based in China, the United States or in Europe; they’re located in Brazil and here’s why. Millions of Brazilians spend countless hours basking in the sun on thousands of kilometers of sandy beaches every day.  Beach culture is a way of life for Brazilians and […]

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3 Sep

Mar Egeu Swimwear. Introduction to our Swimsuit Services

Some people prefer watching videos than reading text.  A video offers a glimpse of the people behind the team and transmits trust.  In our general introduction email, we share a short clip describing our wholesale, private label and custom design options.  Here’s a short clip that outlines the basics on how to get started with […]

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27 Jul

There’s a surge in demand for Swimwear and fitness wear

Four reasons that explain why sales for swim and activewear are up, way up!  Despite uncertainties surrounding Covid 19, one thing is clear, it hasn’t impacted global demand for swimwear, gym clothes and general fitness wear.  We have a few thoughts why this may be the case.  People seem eager to go back to the […]

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26 Jul

Predicting the hottest Swimwear Trends for 2021 – 2022

We know what you’ll be wearing on the beach and at pool parties months from now. In fact, we’re almost certain, and here’s why.   We’re one of the most experienced bikini manufacturers in the world with more than 30 years of experience producing women’s swimwear.  Our team has an amazing pulse on the swimwear […]

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25 Jul

Working Conditions

Some people want to know more about our working conditions.  It’s a valid concern, especially when we hear about companies exploiting employees and luring underaged children to work in “slave like” conditions. Sadly, toxic work environments are more common than we think and exist everywhere, in rich and in poor countries. But not with us! […]

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15 Jul

Tips from a fashion Icon who never attended fashion school

21 Lessons from Diane von Fürstenberg (DVF) I signed up for DVF’s online Masterclass and took the following notes.  They’re worth sharing because her experience is valuable and applicable to anyone interested in launching their own fashion label; whether it be swimwear or sportswear or clothing in general.  1. Your product needs to stand for […]

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11 Jul

What 18 years of selling Swimwear and Sportswear Online taught me

Lessons in Branding, Private labeling and Customer Relationships. If you’re an online business, most of your customers will probably visit your website after typing a specific search query into Google. In our industry, it could be as detailed as, “Tie dye leggings for women and girls with pockets,” or “animal print leggings for yoga and […]

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