Eleven years ago, two Kims from Connecticut (Kim Haney and Kimberly Hoag) started Just Madras, a classic collection of clothing that offered preppy madras and seersucker garments and accessories for the entire family. Four years ago, the ladies launched sailor-sailor, a women’s lifestyle apparel company that offers a selection of golf wear. Since they were living on the coast, they wanted to create a ladies’ lifestyle clothing brand that offered performance fabrics in timeless styles.
sailor-sailor is one of those brands that’s easy to spot. Their designs are eye-catching to say the least; one look at them and you’ll think of summer, regardless of what it’s like outside. sailor-sailor garments are proudly made in America. You can find the brand in over 200 boutique stores across the country. This year, they’ve created Vaportex, a moisture wicking fabric finish to their performance fabric. Here are just a few examples of what they offer.
Although its name congers up images of the high seas, the Ladies Seaport Shift Dress is perfect for golf. The 90% Nylon/10% Spandex fabric stays with you through every phase of the golf swing and the sleeveless design combined with a high collar, round hemline and shift silhouette give this dress a super-feminine look. The pink and white awning stripes give this dress a fresh and fun look. The Seaport Shift Dress is available in sizes XS – XL in Awning Stripe White/Pink and in 5 different patterns. Retail price is $155.
The scallop shell pattern in pink and lime gives the Marina Dress a nautical yet feminine look and the short sleeve style and high neckline create a unique appeal which is sure to get you noticed on the golf course. The 90% Nylon/10% Spandex fabric hugs a ladies’ curves nicely, producing a flattering look. The Marina Dress is available in three patterns: Crabby Dance, Daisy Dance, & Scallop Shell Pink/Lime and in sizes XS-XL. Retail price is $155.
sailor-sailor’s Yacht Club Shift Dress is available in either a ¾ sleeve or sleeveless style. The ¾ sleeve style is made from sailor-sailor’s 90% Nylon/10% Spandex fabric, while the sleeveless is 92% Supplex/8% Lycra, and has a softer cotton-like feel. Clean lines on both dresses create classic look and there is no shortage of prints for either. The Yacht Club Sleeveless Shift Dress is available in 9 different colors/patterns and the ¾ sleeve in 14 colors/patterns. Retail for the ¾ sleeve is $172 while the sleeveless version will only set you back $150.
The Beach Club Dress features various shades of pink with a splash of lime, giving this sleeveless design a playful appeal. It’s made from sailor-sailor’s 92% Supplex/8% Lycra fabric and has their Vaportex moisture management finish to keep you cool on those warm, summer days. A ruffled neckline and shapely silhouette compliment the look. The Beach Club Dress is available in sizes XS-XL and in 5 different patterns. Retail price is $137 and $155 depending on the pattern.
sailor-sailor’s Golf Skort is crafted from their 83% Polyester/17% Spandex Performance fabric giving it a little added stretch and the 17” elastic waist fits most figures. The Golf Skort print is quite lively, with golf balls and tees on it and matching bicycle shorts underneath and is available in blue or pink. There’s a slit pocket in the back for a golf ball or glove and it is available in sizes XS-XL. Expect to see additional prints soon. Retail price is $120.
These are just a few of the offerings of sailor-sailor. Granted, it’s primarily a nautical theme but let’s be honest, there’s a lot of water on most golf courses! Judging by the golf skort they recently launched and the response from women who have seen it, sailor-sailor has the potential to be a fun golf brand. As more golf pieces are added to the lineup, we’ll let you know. For more information on this unique line of women’s lifestyle apparel, visit their website at www.sailor-sailor.com.