I’m PROUD to support the Bosom Buddies X Fashion Targets Breast Cancer Campaign and to have the chance to share my story about my Bosom Buddy Sue who stepped up beside me through the trauma of my breast cancer diagnosis.
Question: Why did you start designing swimwear and beachwear?
Clover: Clover Lewis Swimwear arose out of my struggle to find stylish, premium quality swimwear to wear after having a mastectomy following breast cancer. I designed my first bikini for myself to wear to learn how to scuba-dive in Bali, which was my big recovery goal after breast cancer. Read on for more…
I have reached my seven-year milestone being clear of aggressive triple-negative breast cancer.
Breast cancer is my worst personal tragedy. It has also inspired experiences which fuelled my drive, creativity and will to live!
We had a studio visit from Karen Dobres, one half of the bra-free fashion duo that makes up Loose Debra. Read more...
"Throughout my treatment for breast cancer, I dreamt of being by the sea…
I began looking for swimwear after my mastectomy but struggled to find anything that supported me to feel truly feminine again. My choices were dull and undesirable-not what I wanted for my first holiday after treatment.
These feelings were the reason why I decided to make my first pocketed bikini. It was stylish, held my breast form in place, and enabled me to swim without wardrobe malfunctions!
Clover Lewis Swimwear was born!" - Clover Lewis