Raise your hand if you grew up wearing a ‘rashie’ to the beach or your local pool? Excellent.
Now, raise your hand if you would ever associate the words ‘rashie’ and ‘stylish’? Perhaps not. But brace yourself, dear reader. The swimsuits and vests you’re about to see could very well change your idea of the humble “rashie”.
In 2016, the neon-hued, one-shape-fits-all rash vest of our childhoods has all but died — and from its ashes, a range of stylish, well-cut, and sexy rashies and rashie-swimsuit hybrids has risen to protect our skin from the ravages of the sun.
Don’t believe me? Take a look at Brisbane brand Une Piece, creator of the ‘Original Sexy Rashie’.