The Sports Illustrated 2011 swimsuit edition has hit the newsstands and the Beauty and the Beach swimsuit has knitted its way into our hearts, followed closely by Lisa Curran.

This Hawaiian based company Beauty and the Beach has done a fantastic and sexy crochet string bikini in turquoise which is worn by model Kathy Leutner on the Model Search pull out pages 23-26. It is also featured in Coral worn by model Alyssa Miller on page 122. The crochet bikini comes in coral, turquoise and black. This bikini is made from 100 % cotton, handmade crochet, and is fully lined. The fixed triangle ties around the neck and back for versatility of fit. The bottoms are a moderate coverage tie side. Beautiful silver beads on the top and the bottom give an updated look to this classic style. Also the circle details on the top and bottom are crochet fabric covered which adds to its elegance. Best of all, this bikini is only $94.00. Canyon Beachwear has this and other marvelous styles from Beauty and the Beach to suit all your needs.

Our second featured designer suit is Lisa Curran's St. Raphael string halter and ruffle hipster bikini in paprika/white dot. It’s a fun and flirty style for any beach vacation. Super model Anne V is wearing this bikini on page 124. The top is a classic string triangle bikini that ties around the back and neck. The hipster bottom has ruffles on the top and around the leg opening which is very appealing. The suit retails for $185.00. Canyon Beachwear carries the Lisa Curran collection at all their stores and online.

Cia Maritima, the fabulous brazilian based company, is worn by Jessica Gomes on the top of page 149. This leopard  print is very  updated and sexy and made of a soft luzorious fabric. The top is an adjustable halter with a sliding, elegant square detail. The gold square moves up and down  so that the halter can give you more or less coverage on your top depending on your comfort level.  The halter also ties around the neck and back for versatility. The bottom is a rollover hipster which has moderate coverage. The bottom has two gold squares on the sides that match and  compliment the top. Come into Canyon Beachwear  and try this beautiful suit along with other Cia.Maritima swimwear styles and resortwear coverups.

Beauty and the Beach, Lisa Curran and Cia Maritima highlight the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. Sexy, fun and flirty are what the top models are wearing from Canyon Beachwear this year. Hello spring and summer….let’s get ready for the beach!!!!!