Introducing: Mary Grace Swimwear Brings Out the Voodoo Child In You
MGS is a SoCal-based swim line and the brainchild of stylista Mary Grace. Launched in 2013, the brand brings us bold, reversible bikinis that are fashionable, comfortable, and versatile. Either way you wear them, the fit is always flawless.
MGS’s newest collection, Voodoo Child, features vibrant hues in truly psychedelic arrangements. The dreamy, bohemian designs feature names like Love Child, Revolution, and Dreamer. Nicole Richie’s gypsy-chic, little sis Sofia is the face for the brand’s boho look.
Check out our exclusive interview with designer Mary Grace. If you love MGS’s looks, shop our favorites here.
Bikini: In the world of swimwear, what makes MGS unique?
MG: MGS is defined by beautiful prints and flattering fits. We are known for our versatility. Our reversible styles offer two different solid options that match each print. Compared to other brands, we spend a lot of time developing out suits, which ensures perfect fit and comfort.
Bikini: What prints and patterns are signature of MGS?
MG: Vibrant, trendy, and bold.
Bikini: What inspires your swimwear designs?
MG: Inspiration can come from anything: whether it’s the colors of the sunset in Fiji, textiles from a far away culture, or even a certain decade in fashion history! This year, we were inspired by the 1970s. Our prints include a kaleidoscope and have an overall bohemian vibe.
Bikini: How would you describe the MGS girl?
MG: The MGS girl loves to stand out and feels confident on the beach. She’s an adventurer, loves to travel and see new things. She embodies all that is beach chic.
Bikini: Which MGS suit is your favorite?
MG: We love the Luna Top! It is one of the best fitting bandeaus on the market!
Bikini: We love Sofia Richie’s fresh look in the current campaign. What made you choose her?
MG: Sofia has incredible style, taste, and such a bohemian look. She is the perfect Voodoo Child.
Bikini: What is the biggest swim trend you’re seeing on the beach?
MG: Vintage silhouettes, especially bustiers, are coming back into style
Bikini: What can we look forward to next from MGS?
MG: Our next collection is called Siren Song. The prints are very mermaid/ocean themed with a touch of different cultural textile inspiration.
Bikini: What is your top travel destination?
MG: Bali, Sayulita, and Fiji.
Bikini: Where is the best beach in the world?
MG: It’s a secret! But I will tell you that we love Padang Pandang in Uluwatu.
Bikini: What are your top three beach essentials?
MG: Practical essentials: surfboard, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Fashion essentials: MGS bikini, kaftan, and gold bangles.