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April 25, 2022

Behind the Designs: LSPACE x Seaesta Surf

The wait is over: our newest LSPACE x Seaesta Surf collection is here! This mommy & me swim collection is made from sustainable, recycled fabrics. Making it not only good for you, but good for your little, and Mother Earth. Read on to learn more about Seaesta Surf from their founder, Julia! 

Hi Julia, we're so excited for this collection! Can you give us a little background on how Seaesta Surf started?

I started Seaesta Surf after I gave birth to my first child and realized how hard it was to find boardshorts and swimsuits that fit well and aren’t covered with ugly cartoons! I wanted to make a swim brand for kids that was both sustainable and fashion-forward.

What does Seaesta Surf mean?

As most parents can attest, the early years of parenthood revolve around SLEEP. When will our children sleep through the night and will they take a nap today? The sleep and siesta (nap in spanish) obsession is real. And growing up in California, we are equally as obsessed with the ocean. So sea + siesta = SEAESTA.

How would you describe Seaesta Surf in 3 words?

#SURFEATNAP (that’s our motto and our hashtag!)

What inspired the colors and silhouettes of the pieces?

The pink and gold on the Seaside Gingham swimsuits were such a pretty summer combination – like a summer sunset. And for the Triple Scoop Butter Pecan boardshorts was loosely inspired by vintage Padres uniforms ;) We are a San Diego brand, afterall!

How would you describe your design process?

I collect little bits and pieces of inspiration all the time to save for later collections. I live to make moodboards. I’m always inspired by vintage fabrics and clothes, music, streetwear, old magazines, etc. Currently I love looking back at trends and bands from my youth in the 90s. Style icons I love from that era are Drew Barrymore, Lisa Bonet & Gwen Stefani.

How would you describe this collection? 

This collection is the perfect purchase for summer –  pack the full matching set in your suitcase for your upcoming summer trips! The colors are so fun and complement all skin tones. I love that we were able to use eco fabrics and included a variety of fits for the mamas that work for lots of different body types.


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