Here on this page you can read a little bit about our clients, friends, muses and favourite mermaids who inspire us every day and make AURAI a special brand. We love everybody and every BODY! If you want to be part of #WEAREAURAI, post a picture of you wearing our bikinis and send us an e-mail with the quiz answers. Our goal is to encourage positive attitudes towards our own life and personal image and that of others. No more body shaming, cyber bullying or self hate!
LIVING IN: Miami, USA
BLOG/ WEBSITE: www.fashionpreneurGirl.com (coming soon)
CURRENT PROJECT(S): The winter campaign for museTHEORY (my online store), launching my second business, which is my fashion and beauty PR agency, and planning my wedding!!
INSPIRATION: The world. It's so beautiful and vast. It inspires me to stay beautiful from within and to pursue more, see more, do more.
A LIFE LESSON: There can never be a mistake, only lessons learned.
A LIFE DREAM: My life dream is to travel the world with my soon-to-be husband and future children.
THE PERFECT WEEKEND: The perfect weekend is me leaving work at home and playing outdoors at the beach, a canyon or camping.
FAVOURITE BEACH IN THE WORLD: The beaches in the Bahamas. The water is so beautiful and warm.
TOP 5 SUMMER ESSENTIALS: my 9Five sunnies, bottle of CORE water, Odesza and Hippie Sabotage playlist and my Aurai bikini.
FAVOURITE SUMMER DRINK: Any frozen slush. I have a terrible obsession with fruity frozen drinks.
FAVOURITE AURAI PIECE FROM THE SS16 COLLECTION: My fav is the MILADY reversible top and the Nissi reversible bottom. I'm definitely a one-piece kind of girl, but I love the design and cut of the MILADY and NISSI. It lets me live life on the wild side. Lol.
LIVING IN: Lahaina, Hawaii
CURRENT PROJECT(S): LIFE!
INSPIRATION: Nature, love, beautiful souls
A LIFE LESSON: It keeps going
A LIFE DREAM: Travel the world
THE PERFECT WEEKEND: Beachfront house, early morning walks, bbq's + bon fires, fruity cocktails
FAVOURITE BEACH IN THE WORLD: Slaughterhouse Beach, Maui (so far)
TOP 5 SUMMER ESSENTIALS: The perfect bikini, fruit infused water, Bali body, sunnies, a good read
FAVOURITE SUMMER DRINK: Lilikoi (passion fruit) anything!!!
FAVOURITE AURAI PIECE FROM THE SS16 COLLECTION: I would have to say the CAMPECHE bottoms because you know if you see a girl rocking them, she's comfortable in her skin
LIVING IN: Los Angeles, USA
CURRENT PROJECT(S): Finishing my last year at UCLA & starting a YouTube channel :)
INSPIRATION: I'm inspired by people who dare to be different and can look past what other people think in pursuit of their own happiness.
A LIFE LESSON: Don't compare your life to someone else's or waste time with envy. You are your own person with your own journey!
A LIFE DREAM: To have a job that lets me express my creativity and travel frequently.
THE PERFECT WEEKEND: My perfect weekend involves sunshine, salty hair, music and good company.
FAVOURITE BEACH IN THE WORLD: Playa Conchal, Costa Rica
TOP 5 SUMMER ESSENTIALS: Sunscreen, endless bikinis, a good hat, braids, & my schwinn beach cruiser
FAVOURITE SUMMER DRINK: Mint Lemonade
FAVOURITE AURAI PIECE FROM THE SS16 COLLECTION: Impossible to choose. I love the seigaiha print & the fish leather- both are so unique and beautiful. My favorite style might have to be the FARAGLIONI top because it is so comfortable, flattering, & simple!
LIVING IN: Los Angeles, USA
BLOG/ WEBSITE: www.modeldiaries.org
CURRENT PROJECT(S): Writer for my own personal blog and another food blog called NOBREAD. Starting yoga teacher training in the spring :)
INSPIRATION: Nature, ocean breeze at the beach, my friends and family
A LIFE LESSON: "Sometimes the most important lessons are the ones we learn the hard way", and "Always trust your gut feeling"
A LIFE DREAM: To be a mom someday and become a life/health coach, develop a lingerie line
THE PERFECT WEEKEND: Packing up my car with camping gear and snacks and heading to Joshua Tree! I would spend the weekend relaxing, reading and journaling underneath the stars in the quiet desert. I would go hiking and practice yoga. In the evening I would sit around a camp fire and enjoy the warmth and nostalgia I get from the smell of the fire.
FAVOURITE BEACH IN THE WORLD: Coogee beach in Sydney, Australia and the beaches in Bora Bora
TOP 5 SUMMER ESSENTIALS: Lemon water, a cute straw sun hat, sunglasses, a basic black bikini, BADGER protective lip balm
FAVOURITE SUMMER DRINK: Fresh watermelon juice or glass of Rose
FAVOURITE AURAI PIECE FROM THE SS16 COLLECTION: My favorite piece from the collection is the MILADY reversible top with the blue koi fish print side out :) I love the detailing of the little fish and blue is my favorite color! This suit is unique and the color matches the beautiful shade of the ocean water.
LIVING IN: Cocoa Beach, USA
BLOG/ WEBSITE: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1eG3XY9WPpI
INSPIRATION: Alana Blanchard and Malia Manuel
A LIFE LESSON: Some dreams are worth the risk. You have to keep working hard, and fight for want you want.
A LIFE DREAM: To be a professional surfer and model, and be able to travel across the globe.
THE PERFECT WEEKEND: Perfect waves in warm water with some good friends and some good food after! :)
FAVOURITE BEACH IN THE WORLD: Huntington Beach, California
TOP 5 SUMMER ESSENTIALS: Bikinis, surfboard, skateboard, fish tacos, sun dress
FAVOURITE SUMMER DRINK: Strawberry mango margaritas!!
FAVOURITE AURAI PIECE FROM THE SS16 COLLECTION: The CAMPECHE brazilian set! It gives me confidence in the water when I'm surfing and style when I'm on land!
LIVING IN: Florianópolis, Brasil
CURRENT PROJECT(S): Decelopment of my own organic and functional food brand, learn how to surf.
INSPIRATION: Nara Marques, besides being beautiful she practices many sports and always have a smile on her face.
A LIFE LESSON: Be grateful, always. Everything happens for a reason and it’s how our souls evolve.
A LIFE DREAM: Live my life with balance, working with what I love.
THE PERFECT WEEKEND: Watch the sunrise and the sunset, hike, swim in the ocean, eat açaí , walk Boris (my Bulldog), skateboard, laugh with good friends.
FAVORITE BEACH IN THE WORLD: Campeche, my home yard!
TOP 5 SUMMER ESSENTIALS: Bikini, sunscreen, GoPro, sunglasses and my skate.
FAVORITE SUMMER DRINK: Water
FAVOURITE AURAI PIECE FROM THE SS16 COLLECTION: I have a passion for cropped tops because they are great to practice sports at the beach but also perfect to match with denim shorts to go anywhere afterwards.
NAMI JULIA HAYASHI HAMPE