2014-02-06 07:40:13 - INTERNATIONALLY ALLCAIMED SWIMWEAR BRAND LA ISLA HELPS CELEBRATE SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE WITH ITS SUIT FEATURED ON MARISA MILLER
Los Angeles, CA (February 4, 2014)-Known for using the hottest supermodels such as Heidi Klum, Tyra Banks, Christie Brinkley, Irina Shayk and Kate Upton, Sports Illustrated offers a sneak peak at the upcoming 50th Anniversary Swimsuit issue and La Isla swimwear had the honor to have its suit featured on international icon Marissa Miller.
As NBC aired exclusive footage from the making of the milestone issue, La Isla’s very own Lace Bouquet bikini took center stage as Sports Illustrated’s legendary supermodel Marissa Miller slipped on the fun and flirty piece and strutted her curves. Being featured in Sports Illustrated is no stranger to renowned La Isla, however, this feature was also a big milestone for the swimwear brand. “Sports Illustrated’s
Swimsuit Edition is the most highly anticipated issue of the year and followed by many in this industry and across the world,” says La Isla Founder Enrique Sánchez-Rivera. “To be a part of their 50th anniversary special and on one of our favorite supermodels Marissa Miller is a dream come true.”
While the issue won’t hit stands until February 18th, fans have the opportunity to purchase styles just like La Isla’s exclusive Lace Bouquet suit now on their website at: laislabrand.com. In addition, La Isla’s 2014 Collection will launch on their site this February 28th.
ABOUT LA ISLA
Born in a bedroom, La Isla has outgrown its physical origins but retained every ounce of its intimacy. Its growth into one of the most recognizable names in swimwear has been entirely organic. So, too, is the means by which the company sustains itself. Never advertised, La Isla focuses solely on the quality and artistry of their product. The brand is known worldwide for the perfect fit, stunning fabrics and unique hand embroidery of its swimwear and apparel.
Over the years, La Isla has been featured and recognized in publications like Vogue, Sports Illustrated, InStyle, Marie Claire, Seventeen, Foam, Surfing Magazine, Transworld Surf, Bazaar, Zink! and in other media such as The David Letterman Show and on E!
La Isla’s manufacturing facility is in Medellin, Colombia, where all of the employees are locals and most are head-of-household women. The facility operates using as much natural light as possible, and uses digital printing for many t-shirts to conserve natural resources. While currently using mostly Oeko-tex certified fabrics, La Isla is working toward complete sustainability with the implementation of recycled PET material. And to support the local economy, all fabrics comprising La Isla’s 2014 collection will be sourced from Colombia.
With a commitment to serving the nature that inspires, La Isla has aspirations to improve their environmental friendliness as the technology becomes available. La Isla prides itself on an astute awareness of its surroundings, but drawing inspiration from the beauty of life goes hand-in-hand with acknowledging the suffering. La Isla supports many charitable efforts, and has formed partnerships throughout the years with organizations like Children of the Americas and Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society. Learn more about La Isla’s partnerships here.
From the inspiration of the design to the inception of the product, everything bearing the La Isla name is made with equal consciousness for the environment and for style.