Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Lolita is visiting.

Sue Lyon in 1962's Lolita 

I want that sun hat! Today.

Heart this.

Friday, December 9, 2011

Bikini GI Joe

Happy Friday!!

My best friend Nomi gave me this awesome bite size bikini model figurine from Mexico. Isn't too cute. Had to share it with you.


Monday, December 5, 2011

Happy Monday to You!

Let's do this ladies!

1960's swim skiing and looking pretty. 

Wednesday, November 30, 2011


I had to. Miss Piggy back on the scene. When I was a little muffin I had a Miss Piggy doll and she was  so glamourous with her blonde hair and purple gown. Here is a old picture of her in a swim suit with gloves to match. 

Monday, November 28, 2011

Cyber Monday!!

Since I hate being left out of a good shopping day I decided to be a part of Cyber Monday!!

Ready for the Rica experience? Here are some great suits to we think will be the a hit for 2012 and you get the first pick!

Feeling Neon?

Neon One Piece #107

 Neon Color Block 

Top #213T: 110.00
     Bottom #213B: 110.00

American Graffiti 

Top #2000T: 110.00
  Bottom #2000B: 110.00

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Thursday, November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! What a day! We have baked, stuffed, and fried. I made my annual holiday flans and donated several to BronxWorks shelter.  We are so grateful for all the amazing friends and family we have in our lives.

Love and apple pie  

xo Rica

Monday, November 21, 2011

Monday Flashback!

Sexy and a pinch of scandal. It's my favorite combination. 

Cheryl Tiegs in Sports Illustrated  1978

Below is our white fishnet two piece. Our version is lined. :(

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

What a wonderful world it would be...

"It's a Bikini World" 1967

A bikini world is a wonderful world. 
I'm going to purchase this poster by the way and own the movie.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

At the Movies

The 1963 masterpiece Operation Bikini

Tuesday, November 8, 2011


Here are some amazing looks from the 1930's. This is swim at it's best. I love everything about these photos. The suits are spectacular, the hair is beyond and these ladies are gorgeous. Enjoy the glamour.

Friends and swim for life. 

I love everything about this.( I need those pants)

Pose. Smile. 

I wish they invited me. 

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Eye fashion

LOVE!!!! Check out these amazing ads for Riviera. Don't they just put you in a great mood. I wish we were invited to a 1970's key party at a beach house today. Oh well, in the meantime we can enjoy that cool specs. 

I want one of each. Style and pop.

The faces of eye fashion. So good. 

Monday, October 31, 2011

BOO!!!! Happy Halloween!

Halloween is on of my favorite holidays. Last night we watched campy B horror movies with tons of sweet treats. Tonight the festivities continue.

Have fun with all the zombies and vampires!

Let's watch this together next year. xo

The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966)

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Give me a C.

More Cindy Crawford. Why not? I still go nuts for these photos by Helmut Newton. 

Just a casual day with my sky blue pumps.

How dare you!!! I'm Cindy Crawford!!!!!

If this doesn't get you a taxi.... I don't know what will. 

Friday, October 21, 2011

Cindy C today and...

The rest of the week. Starting now. 

Cindy Crawford photographed by Helmut Newton

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Rica at Pop Souk this Sunday!!!

RICA SWIM AT POP SOUK!!! Come join us and shop til you drop! We will have swim, vintage swim,dresses,and stage looks from the lovely Nomi Ruiz. (we grabbed her Chanel leather skirt!) We will also have some of our favorite people selling their treasures at our booth. Visit us! xo 

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Do you wanna touch?

Joan Jett is hot in that tiny black bikini. I worked hard on this post. I'm obsessed! Snap and shoot.

Do you wanna touch!


Do you wanna touch

Do you wanna touch me there, where 

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Simply Stunning

Photo by Norman Parkinson

Friday, October 7, 2011

Picture of the day!

Here is the gorgeous Iman in Shuji Tojo 
Photographed by the legendary Norman Parkinson

Friday, September 30, 2011

Brooke. Brooke Shields.

Here is the legendary Brooke Shields. I love her face!  She's beyond. Look. I mean really.


Red bikini. Right car. Done.

This may be the inspiration for 2013.

Here is a young and cute Brooke. 

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Hello Kim.

Kim Basinger is one of my favorite blondes. And one of my favorite movies is 9 1/2 weeks. I'm obsessed with her look in that movie and in fact I may pull a Kim look today. Here are my favorite photos of Kim at her sexiest. 


A Cool World. It's a sexy world. 

There's nothing like being blind folded in a hotel room. Anyone? 

So Good. 

Friday, September 23, 2011

Friday Sex.

The gorgeous Gia makes the rainy blues sexual. Cheers to that.

Lace. Hair. Amazing face. Done. 

Thursday, September 22, 2011

The Issue That Changed My Life.

This is my favorite Bazar cover and of course my all time favorite super model Linda Evanglista. I made a collage with every page from this amazing issue. This was a major kick off into my obsession with everything fashion. 

Here she is Ms. Evanglista.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

And then they created Ms Kelly Lebrock.

I will always love a deep V and big hair. 

Gold spandex at it's best. 

Very Cosmopolitan!

If they knew I worship a sexy Cosmo cover! Bring this look back. Please and thank you. 

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

A Rock Star and His Lady.

Ladies and Gentleman I give you rock!

 Rod Steward and Britt Ekland dated in the 70's. Rod loved his blondes and Britt was my favorite.
Young love and swim suits. 

Rod takes his swim seriously.

"Do you think I'm sexy?" 

I do! 

This photo made my day. I think it made my month. I love. 

Friday, September 2, 2011

Summer don't go!!!

Ms. Ross says to stay.

This look is so good to me right now. 

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

His & Hers

Here are the famous Rudi Gernreich swim suits. I'm so glad men were 
not left out of this amazing swim trend. 

Thursday, August 25, 2011