What defines a bohemian girl?  Technically it is someone who lives and acts by a different set of conventional rules and practices.  They are artists, free spirits, creatives and original.   The Roses & Waves girl embraces freedom and creativity and we look up to the following bikini babes for their creative style and free spirit travels.  Continue reading →


Got a big event, holiday or need to be a babe on the beach in 24 hours?  Is a bloated belly cramping your style and making you want to hide under a mumu?  Well here is a step by step meal plan on how to get rid of the belly pooch within 24 hours!  And just to go above and beyond, we are also providing the ultimate lowdown on how to avoid bloating and gas on the daily. Continue reading →



The high waisted bikini bottom is the bikini look of the year.  And if you don’t believe us, how about following suit to one of the most well known celebrities of this time.  Kim Kardashian.  The style and celebrity websites exploded when she celebrated Kourtney’s birthday in Mexico earlier this year as she flaunted her cheeky curves.  Continue reading →


Summer may almost be over but we will always have summer in our hearts and upcoming vacations on the mind.

With any L*Space purchase, receive a FREE L*Space ‘Slice of Paradise’ hat that can be worn year round and so you can always take a slice of paradise with you. Continue reading →




Alissa Hansen is not only a beautiful ‘gazelle’ who models in her spare time but she’s also a gymnast, dancer, actor, yoga teacher and reiki healer.  This well-rounded lady is a beauty inside and out and this month’s photographer, Milan Elliott captures a bit of her heart, soul and and stunning form in the below photos.  We also caught up with her to ask her more about her career transitions, her favorite travel destinations and much more. Continue reading →


Just a short drive away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Vancouver, the Roses & Waves Owner – Emily Van Elk, model – Alissa Hansen and photographer – Milan Elliott, hike down to a stunning North Vancouver location that is nothing short of feeling like you are a fairy from the magical rain forests of Avatar.  With the waterfall’s cool mist and sensual hugging water pouring down the mountain, we reflect what Roses & Waves represents and how places like this provides our inspiration everyday. Continue reading →