June 1st, 2020
On My Radar

Name To Know: Matteau

Last July I did a swimsuit clean-out, after which I ordered a large number of tops and bottoms from every corner of the earth. Matteau, the sustainability focused label launched in 2012 by Australian stylist and Unconditional magazine fashion director Ilona Hamer and her sister, was the clear swimwear winner. After the sister duo launched a line of resort wear end of 2019, I picked up a featherweight cotton dress , which will be the perfect après-beach cover-up, and a cropped linen top to pair with my satin midi-length skirts. I’m eager to wear both. Now I’m on the hunt for a one-piece with my preferred and hard to find low-cut leg. This time I started with Matteau.

Dress, linen top and ivory herebikini brief, square one-piece and here, cutout ruched one-piece.


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  • Agreed! Love their suits. They fit well!

    Paula BJune 1st, 2020  8:11 AM

  • I love love that Matteau dress, totally forgot you’d bought it. Happy hunting.

    SueMJune 1st, 2020  9:45 AM

  • Love! Clean & elegant. Especially the ruched one-piece.
    Any idea if the one pieces have shelf bras? I didn’t see it noted in the link’s description.

    Melinda G Peterson-LynchJune 1st, 2020  10:13 AM

  • Preston I love all of these. Will you show skin when wearing the cropped top or layer underneath? Styling tips appreciated 🙂

    GraceJune 1st, 2020  10:13 AM

  • A tiny sliver of skin.

    PrestonJune 1st, 2020  1:08 PM

  • I am in immediate need of a swim suit, this is so timely! My two favorite swim suits of life were a one piece white suit that just happened to fit beautifully, and the second a 2000 Hermes ‘navy’ blue one piece with underwire bra and a somewhat vintage cut. I don’t look great in black. Who were your runner-ups?

    PaulaJune 1st, 2020  10:48 PM

  • Eres, Anemone, Lisa Marie Fernandez, Ganni

    PrestonJune 2nd, 2020  8:15 AM

  • . . . I should have said ‘runners up.’ : )))

    PaulaJune 2nd, 2020  12:03 PM


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