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GIVEAWAY: Stars & Stripes

Looking to celebrate the Fourth of July in style? US TOO!  It's one of our favorite holidays over here at Albion so to celebrate & kick off the launch of our LIMITED EDITION Firecracker Swims, we decided to host a Pinterest contest!  Keep reading to find out how YOU can win a swimsuit (or 3!!)!  PRIZES: GRAND PRIZE - 3 ALBION SWIMS OF YOUR CHOICE SECOND PLACE PRIZE - 2 ALBION SWIMS OF YOUR CHOICE RUNNER UP PRIZES - $25 ALBION GIFT CARDS WILL BE REWARDED TO OUR TOP 5 FAVORITE BOARDS YOU HEARD RIGHT! WE'RE GIVING AWAY 5 SWIMS TO 2 LUCKY WINNERS! Follow the guidelines below to lock in your entry! Contest closes July 5th at 11:59 & the winners will be announced...

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Meet The Blossom Collection 🌸

Say hello to our beautiful, sporty & long-awaited Blossom Fitness Collection, featuring a new line of leggings, sports bra styles and girly rompers. Working on that summer bod? Well take it from us, there's no motivation quite like cute new workout gear. ;) Scroll through to shop the collection.  BLOSSOM BREATHE BRA  BLOSSOM HIGH-WAISTED MESH TECH LEGGINGS PANA STRIPE ROMPER SWEET STRIPE MESH HIGH-WAISTED LEGGINGS BLOSSOM X BRA BLOSSOM HIGH WAISTED CAPRIS SAGE ROMPER PANA STRIPE SPRINTER SHORTS BLUSH NEO CROP SWEATSHIRT CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE 🌸🌸🌸

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TASTY TUESDAY: Smudge Macarons

Have you witnessed our newly launched smudge swimsuits? Hand painted and designed by our very own graphic designer - inspiring not just an entire swimsuit collection, but homemade macarons - SMUDGE MACARONS that is! Our talented friend Whitney of the The Blonde Who Bakes shares how she took our beautiful smudge pattern and turned them into colorful bites of Albion sweetness! Grab your baking tools and follow the step by step recipe below.  Want more sweet and inspiring recipes? Be sure to follow Whitney on @theblondewhobakes SMUDGE MACARONS BAKE TIME: 13 MINUTES BAKE TEMP: 320 F​ YIELDS ABOUT 48 WHOLE COOKIES   BAKING TOOLS An Electric Stand Mixer. (Our Favorite is the Professional Kitchen Aid)Kitchen Scale Medium SaucepanStovetopWhiskRubber Spatula Extra BowlsPiping BagsPiping BagsSifterMeasuring CupsFood ColoringSharp KnifeHalf...

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ONCE UPON A TIME: The Story of Albion

  Albion began long before our store launch in 2012. I was born and raised in California but my dad was from Utah and my mom from Guatemala. They always longed to give us kids an international experience, and when I was 8, I came home to see a "For Sale" sign in front of our home; my dad announced he was ready to retire and we were moving to Guatemala.  A few days later, I remember seeing our stuff drive off in a moving truck, and us packing ourselves into a jeep for an adventure South (yes-- we actually drove to Guatemala!).  Once we arrived, it didn't take long for my dad to realize the retired life wasn't for...

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TASTY TUESDAY: Coconut Raspberry Donuts (National Donut Day!)

NATIONAL DONUT DAY is almost here!! Are you as excited as we are?  This year, instead of drooling over everyone else's donuts on instagram we are taking a stab at making our own with this fabulous recipe brought to life by Kristie of The Sweet and Simple Kitchen. Can you say Coconut Raspberry Donuts?? Yes please. This tutorial is suprsingly easy to follow in your very own kitchen.  Drizzle your donuts with a delicious raspberry glaze and sprinkle them with some of your favorite toppings. We suggest trying the coconuts flakes and chopped pistachios to start :) Keep scrolling and follow this step by step donut recipe and let us know what you think!  If you're as mesmerized by the beautiful pink...

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