Ibiza style: Cotton Beach Club Boutique – Conscious and chic
Whoever first thought of putting a boutique inside a seaside restaurant deserves a prize. Ibiza is wonderfully well-stocked when it comes to beach boutiques and one of the best is at Cotton Beach Club on the glistening shores of Cala Tarida. Curated by the phenomenally chic Marinela Cifteli of forward-thinking label kurru kurru, this is a one-stop shop for island fashionistas.
The kurru kurru label is paving the way for sustainable fashion with its line of gorgeous, flowing sustainable dresses. Made from cruelty-free silk and printed with toxic-free inks the designs are inspired by the shapes and colours found in the natural world. Macro photographic images of amethyst stones swirl in a dance of pinks and purples while the bright blossoms of mimosa sit proudly against a black background.
The focus on conscious fashion doesn’t stop there. The über-cool men’s board shorts made by Rizo come in an array of prints and colours. Avid surfers and sailors, the founders of this London-based company wanted to find a more ‘soulful, sustainable and sartorial approach to men’s swimwear’. Their shorts are made from 100-percent recycled and recyclable fabric and are digitally printed with earth-friendly inks in small batches. They’ll also recycle your old shorts and give you a 20-percent discount on your next pair.
A passion for supporting small, local designers forms the ethos of the Cotton Beach Club boutique. Local label Mia Ibiza delivers a range of easy to wear cotton dresses in sharp geometric shapes. These are the ultimate throw on and go choice for beach lovers across the island. Simple yet elegant they are gorgeously matched with the Mia Ibiza handmade totes sporting the label’s signature triangle motif.
Jewellery line Victoria Deny has a select collection within the boutique. The Italian designer’s pieces take their cues from the voluptuous shapes of nature. The gold and enamel Fragments Ring is highly covetable and sits elegantly on the finger showing just a teasing sliver of skin. The line’s delicate necklaces evoke primal designs in sophisticated finishes.
Pieces from jewellery designers gbgh make a confident statement. Their striking Justine necklace is reminiscent of foaming waves running up the shoreline. Rendered in gold or black these pieces only require a simple dress and a pair of strappy heels, et voila! When the party calls for something a little more light-hearted, opt for the fab Swarovski encrusted earrings by Caprice Decadent Bohemian. Fun and bright these are the perfect embellishments to spice up a plain t-shirt and jeans look.
Keeping sun safe has never been easier with a limited edition hand-woven visor. Woven with palm leaves in Bali, the retro design has been given an update for the Ibiza scene. Coming in raw or black, you might as well get both and match them with any number of the beachy accessories on offer from palm tree embroidered espadrilles to beach totes and towels.
Once you’ve finished your divine meal on the Cotton Beach Club terrace with that majestic 180-degree view across the Med there is no better way to cap off the day than a visit to the boutique. Gorgeously arranged and selectively curated there really is something for everyone. Pick up a unique Ibiza souvenir, gifts for loved ones and most all something for yourself.