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 →




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 →



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 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 →