It was while shopping at Sea Reinas, my favorite swimwear store, that I discovered the luxury t-shirt brand TRU Barbados. I instantly fell in love with it. The softness! The colors! The cut!
TRU tees are all handmade using fabrics which are sourced locally in Barbados. Designer Emilee Troulan created her brand finding inspiration from her island; she wanted to design tees that would suit women of all shapes and walks of life.
TRU t-shirts’ style is casual, loose-fitting, yet you still look ultra feminine in them. They’re perfect for the beach bum who likes to look flawless; simply wear it over your swimsuit like I did on Crane Beach on a very windy day! I felt that the shirt (here the Flora tee in red, size small) was the best choice for a cover-up as the fabric is heavy and soft; I felt ultra comfortable, and though the wind was strong, it shaped the shirt as I walked the beach so I felt stylish and sexy as well.
Above: I’m wearing the limited edition Flora tee in navy, size small.
I get so many compliments when I wear my TRU t-shirts: the unique cut and the quality of the fabric are what people immediately notice. Plus, they’re SO comfy. You can style them with a short or a jean and look really stylish because the quality stands out. Wear them off the shoulder or tie them in a side knot; anything goes!
The TRU brand is due to expand soon and offer bralettes, kimonos, shorts, crop tops and open back tops. I cannot wait to see the new collections! When you’re in Barbados, you HAVE to head to Lime Grove Mall on the West Coast to visit Sea Reinas and stock up on Tru tees! Be sure to check out Sea Reinas’ gorgeous swimsuits too, as they are absolutely the best!