When it comes to bikini season, there’s nothing a woman worries more about than being tagged in the most horrifying and unflattering picture of yourself in a bikini on social media. It may sound ridiculous, but once something gets uploaded onto the web, that photo of you lives forever – might as well make it good right?

To make things easier for you this summer, we pulled together some tips on how to have a picture-perfect bikini shot! Continue reading →


At Roses & Waves, we are starting our Bikini Babes to Follow series. Why? Well what’s more powerful on Instagram than hot traveling babes in fashion-forward bikinis that we can live vicariously through?  The first edition of our Bikini Babes to Follow series is our ‘Bad Ass Bikini Babes’.  These women all have that je ne sais quoi quality about them and just scream SEXY!  They are wild, fun, confident and don’t apologize for who they are. Continue reading →


With On a sunny day in Sarasota, Florida, Roses & Waves met up with NFL cheerleader, Kelsey Heather of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheer squad to interview her on diet and fitness tips, her beauty and style regime, future travel plans, her favorite aspect of living in sunny Florida, and much more.  In addition, we met up with Victor Quintana, a Miami-based photographer (among other creative talents), who captured Kelsey’s light and spirit on the beautiful beach of the west coast of Florida.  Read and see the magic below.

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With summer coming just around the corner, it’s only a matter of time before we start planning for hot and sunny weather vacation destinations. Vacation planning come hand in hand with travel wardrobe planning, and while it is exciting to think about Instagram-worthy outfits for the beach, it can also be a struggle. Luckily, we at Roses and Waves are here to help! Here are the top swimwear trends that will be making waves this summer: Continue reading →



Location: Koreatown, Los Angeles

3515 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010, USA

This trendy Los Angeles hotel influenced by the Sydell Group (known for their unique hotels) is a boutique and iconic building in LA’s most up and coming neighborhood – Korea Town (aka K-Town).  Opened in 2014, it retains its original building design and drew in a contemporary twist to the Korean culture of it’s neighborhood.  The hotel offers enough amenities for a hotel staycation for the cool out-of-towner but is also the perfect spot to grab brunch, shop for gifts, or have a drink for the hip LA local. Continue reading →


If you are like us, you’re welcoming Spring back with open arms.  And what a better way to kick off the upcoming end of Winter than with some bikinis in cool shades of pinks, blues and soft florals to manifest  upcoming vacations and beach days.  Showing off our new Stone Fox Swimwear is our Vancouver-based model: Billie-Rae Grant.  Continue reading →