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La Isla offers limited edition Jimbo Phillips swimwear
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Jul '13
From the creative inferno that is the mastermind of legendary artist Jimbo Phillips, comes the inaugural bikini for La Isla swimwear's Limited Edition Artist Series.

With his first fashion endeavor following the controversy where his art was plagiarized in fashion designer Jeremy Scott's 2013 line, Phillips reappears using a bandeau top and string tie bottoms as his canvas. Sold exclusively for 2 weeks starting July 16th on Fancy.com and on the La Isla website thereafter, the anticipated release of Jimbo Phillips for La Isla is expected to be a swimming sensation.

Known for his media repertoire in collaborations with the likes of Toyota, Volcom and Nike, Phillips created a tropical paradise meets psychedelic fantasyland, all drenched in vibrant color. "For this design, I wanted to keep it surf-like and colorful, but still with the bold graphic look," says Phillips.

With zigzag premium stitching, removable padding, and the quality of craftsmanship that has landed La Isla international swimwear acclaim, this bold, graphic bikini is both distinctly La Isla and unmistakably Jimbo Phillips. Characterized by expressions of vitality and originality using color, pattern, craftsmanship and a commitment to environmental consciousness, La Isla found a kindred spirit in Jimbo Phillips, making their collaboration for the kick-off to La Isla's Limited Edition Artists series a natural choice.

"I was introduced to the Phillips' family artwork at age 13 when I started skateboarding using Santa Cruz Skateboards. Phillips has become a hero artist of mine, both for his creative talent and his family values, and I've long waited for the day I could find a way to make him a part of La Isla. Now that the partnership has come to fruition, I am pleased by the fact that Jimbo admires La Isla as much as I admire him,"says La Isla Founder and CEO Enrique Sánchez-Rivera.

Phillips, of acclaim for his work with Santa Cruz Skateboards, punk-rock posters and countless album covers, has garnered an international cult following for his edgy, underground punk style.

Having mostly designed garments for males, Jimbo Phillips for La Isla is his first foray into women's swimwear, for once catering directly to his female audience. Phillips adds, "Since I've started, I've always designed T-shirts for males so I don't think it's too much of a stretch to do bikinis for females. Plus, I'm always looking for new areas to place art!"

Following the scandal Phillips faced where his art was directly plagiarized for use in fashion designer Jeremy Scott's 2013 line, Phillips claims he's become more aware of his popularity among women and of the intense demand for his art on their clothes La Isla was the perfect answer to this calling. Phillips's commitment to his craft, close ties to his family and incredible zest for life are all qualities La Isla values and admires. The collaboration - a match made in beachwear heaven.

La Isla


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