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SwimZip – Review + Giveaway

Congrats Deidre!

I am really excited to tell you about SwimZip.  What is even more fun is that they contacted me Thursday and I received our suits in the mail the next day.  I looked at the return address and realized that their headquarters are just miles from our house here in the south suburbs of Kansas City!  I opened up the package and fell in love with Jake and Abby’s new swimsuits!

First of all, I want to share some of the background on this company!  Betsy is a mom like us who unfortunately was diagnosed with skin cancer in her late twenties.  She watched her brother struggle with forcing tight rash guards over her niece and nephew’s heads and lathering them with sunscreen over and over again while on vacation in Mexico.  She thought that there just HAD to be an easier way.  And there the seeds were planted.  Now we have SwimZip and I am actually pretty jealous that I didn’t think of this myself!

SwimZip makes two piece swim sets.  The tops are their revolutionary zippered rash guards.   These are made of SPF50 fabric and will protect your child’s sensitive skin from the sun.  Each set comes with coordinating bottoms – swim trunks for boys and regular brief style bottoms for girls.  Sizes currently run from 6-12 months on up to 4T and these run very true to size!  AND in a couple weeks they will have some new styles up to size 9! What is pretty awesome is that you can use the zip up rash guard with any suit.  Expecting a super hot day on the lake? Throw it over her 2 piece for extra protection.

I love these for three reasons!

(1) They are great for protecting our children’s sensitive skin while also super easy to get on and off.

(2) The styles are super cute.  Ruffles & polka dots? Yes, please!

(3) They retail for under $30!

And its not just me that loves these.  Check out their press page.  They have been featured in every major magazine, showcased on TV shows such as The Today Show and Jessica Alba’s daughter was recently seen wearing the same one that Abby has on their Cabo vacation.  Tori Spelling’s daughter Stella was even seem wearing the Ruffle Me Pretty set!

Jake got a chance to try out the Surfer Dude set.  This is a 2T on him and fits him perfectly.  He is basically a solid 2T in most other brands now.  Abby received the Sassy Surfer set in a 4T.  It fits her great as well.  She is 42″ 38lbs and a pretty solid 4T.  Both sets have SwimZip’s signature full-length zippered top.  These are made from a wide, sturdy zipper that is super easy to pull up and down.  All seams are finished flat and the top of the zipper panel even has a great flap to cover the zipper so that it doesn’t bother your child.

Check out the adorable details and how cute these are here!  And yes, those ruffles are fabulous!


I found that the tops were not skin tight like some other ones that we have had and these two piece set makes those diaper changes and potty breaks SO much easier!

They have several cute styles so make sure to check them all out!

If you have a minute you can read more about SwimZip and check out a great informational video by clicking here.

And you can follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest  too!

Shop

Visit www.SwimZip.com to shop!  And for a limited time they are offering free US shipping on all orders!  You NEED one of these sets for under $30 shipped!

SwimZip’s are also available at Amazon! Click here to see them!

Giveaway

Swim Zip is giving one lucky NDND reader a swim set of their choice!   Enter below!  Up to 4 entries.

This giveaway is open to US  & Canadian residents only.  Ends 3/8/2013.  Just click below and enter via the Rafflecopter widget. If you are running into problems it might be because you are mobile.  If you are still having trouble please shoot me an email at newdaynewdeals@gmail.com and I can help you out.  Note that comments maybe held for moderation but I approve them often! It’s just to prevent spam.
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71 Responses to SwimZip – Review + Giveaway

  1. So excited to find a kids swimsuit that zips! Can’t wait to try it! Brilliant idea.

  2. So excited to find a kids swimsuit that zips! Can’t wait to try it!

  3. pool w/ friends!!

  4. These will be great for our cruise this summer. Thanks for sharing!

  5. Kiddie pool in the back yard!

  6. We would use this in our backyard! We love the pool in the summer

  7. amazing idea……..she’s a genius!!!!!!!! must get some!!!!!

  8. We have a pool IN the backyard, so we go there alot!

  9. The beach!

  10. The lake!

  11. Beach, no questions about it!!!

  12. Pool & the Beach!

  13. Love this! do they have many w/ long sleeve? always have trouble finding long sleeve for my young boys

  14. I’ve been hunting everywhere for rash guard suits for babies! The blank & white polka dot one even matches my own suit, for mama-baby style. :)

  15. nice for swimming with shoulders covered

  16. I love this idea :) We live around the corner from the city pool, and the kids love spending time there. I’m sure we’ll be there all summer. Plus, we have a trip to Disney planned in May, and I know these will come in handy!

  17. Hawaii! *dreaming* hah!!

  18. pier 6 brooklyn bridge park

  19. Love how practical and CUTE these are — will need for both my littles! My favorite place to take my kids swimming is a private Cape Cod beach we are able to use when visiting friends — which only happens about every other year. My 2-year-old will be going there for the first time this summer!

  20. backyard pool!

  21. Love them!

  22. This idea is GENIUS!!! I have 2 boys and I absolutely hate putting them in just swim trunks! I always put a swim shirt on them too. I am just so afraid of them getting burnt! Thank you for this opportunity!

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  24. so cute. I have to get one of these for Hudson. thanks for giving the details; I haven’t heard of them before.

  25. These are great! We keep looking for stylish rash gaurds and these are PERFECT!

  26. I am new to your site, and I really appreciate all the deals you find. Especially this one! Thank you for introducing me to this company. Just bought the same suit your dd got (she did help sell me..so cute)! I can’t wait until they make some larger sizes so I can get my 5 year olds son one too.

  27. These are so cute and practical! We would wear poolside and at the beach!!

  28. Backyard pool (or sprinklers!). This will be our first year with a beach trip!

  29. We have a pool and live by the beach and in sunny California hose in the front yard is an event!!!

  30. The pink swim top looks so cute on Abby! I would love this for my daughter!

  31. These are adorable and will come in very handy when using our pool this summer!

  32. Love going to San Diego beaches…but reality is just the pool or the fun new water parks we have all over! Ready for some sun!!

  33. The beach. They can play in the water or the sand.

  34. I love that red & white striped one! So cute!! This would be perfect for beach days:)

  35. those are so cute–I think my kids would actually wear them :)

  36. The Lake!

  37. I am a pool snob…love saltwater so much more than chlorine!

  38. I am a pool snob…no chlorine; I prefer it saltwater! :)

  39. We usually go to the kid’s gammy’s house pool to go swimming, but this year we are also excited to go to the new pool that’s right by our house! Can’t wait! :)

  40. Always swimming in the pool in Arizona! Thanks!

  41. Heidi kobrin seligman

    I love going to my inlaws house ! They have an awesome warm beautiful pool that’s private! Thanks!

  42. We just moved to the beach from the city. So last summer, the sprinkler parks in Central Park were our way to keep cool, but this year, we will be at the BEACH!!!!

  43. Backyard! We are getting little kiddie pools and setting up our first fruit & veggie garden!! Good luck everyone!

  44. Those are ADORABLE! We go to my sister in laws house to swim in the summer a lot, but the beach is really our favorite!

  45. The Beach!!!

  46. Our favorite place to swim in the summer is my mom & dad’s backyard pool! When we visit them, the girls always have so much fun spending time in the pool each day.
    We are also making our very first trip to the beach this summer with the kids! They are so excited to see the ocean for the first time!!

  47. The great city pools…or anyone’s neighborhood pool who will invite us.

  48. Love the swim shirts for girls! Been having trouble finding cute ones for the beach!

  49. This would be great for swimming at camp this summer!

  50. the pool in my backyard!

  51. backyard is a lot of fun

  52. The neighborhood pool is our favorite place to go swimming!

  53. This is our first year to have a baby out in the sun and we are going to play at the beach! Can’t wait!

  54. Splash park! wade pool

  55. be great for our hawaii trip!

  56. Love to take the kids swimming at grandma’s!

  57. Beach!

  58. deirdre coughlan

    thx 4 sharing, love them, great price

  59. so cute! would love to try this for my kids! we go to the beach often!

  60. I love these! and even more awesome that they are made right here in KC!

  61. So cute!!

  62. Our favorite place is to go to Wisconsin Dells a few times each summer, but when we can’t get up there its to the local pools! Such a great idea for these suits!

  63. We love to go to the pool, but also go on vacation to Myrtle Beach, or Florida.

  64. Definitely our backyard pool! And grandmas house!

  65. So cute! This would be awesome to send with Isabella to camp!

  66. These look great! Thanks for sharing.

  67. Living in Southern Nevada, we would be confined to our house if we didn’t have our pool!!!

  68. My kids love swimming at their aunt and uncle’s lake cottage!

  69. As much as I’d love to have my own glorious pool, we go to the nearby lake which has a nice beach area.. Looking forward to those warm summer days!

  70. The pool! BUT this summer we are going to take Talan to the lake/cabin for the first time, can’t wait :)

  71. We love to go to the beach every summer in South Carolina.