Get To Know: Isla Aditi
Tell us about your brand and your business model.
Isla Aditi is a chic, sophisticated swimwear brand, offering alluring resort pieces designed for strong, independent women. Our unique designs are architecturally influenced, fused with bold colors, exquisite details, and tropical inspirations. We prioritize quality, fit, and performance to create luxurious collections, focusing on sustainability and building an empowering community.
Our brand is purpose drive. Efforts are ongoing to make our brand as sustainable as possible through our fabric selections and commitment to manufacturing in developed countries. We collaborate with local groups to care for our oceans. We also support our non-profit partner, providing clean water sources to the Maasai women in rural Kenya, ultimately empowering them with education, to build strong, empowered futures.
What’s in a name? “Isla” means island in Spanish, reflecting the brand’s original island inspiration and resort lifestyle. “Aditi” captures the essence of the brand: Be adventurous, boldly inspired, and empowered to live boundless & free.
Isla Aditi is preparing for the official launch later this year. Our primary presence will be direct to consumer through our e-commerce site, periodic pop-up shops, trunk shows, and privately hosted events. Next year we will work to expand our wholesale business by selling into select boutiques, located in resort destinations around the globe.
What drove you to start your own label? And what have you enjoyed the most so far?
After enduring a life altering circumstance, I took my daughters to spend a summer on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia. On that island I met the most amazing people, discovered an abundance of peace and inspiration, and formed connectivity to nature that ignited my commitment to sustainability. It was there I discovered the boundless and free spirit of the brand, and I wanted to inspire other women to do this as well. Swimwear was my outlet for this expression because when life is lived in a bikini, it’s liberating, for that moment you are free; wherever your journey leads.
What are one or two big goals you’re focusing on in the next 6 months?
The first is to have two successful pop-up shops in LA. My second biggest goal, and favorite, is to launch and create content for our lifestyle blog. I’m very excited about both goals, and many others for the next six moths.
? You can learn more about Isla Aditi here.
? You can shop the Isla Aditi Collection here.
? You can connect with Jessica on Instagram here.
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