O’Neill X First Base

This Island Life | Island hopping in Samoa

I love a good collab, and they don’t get much cooler than this exclusive collection of surf-sport-luxe inspired swimwear by O’Neill and Bondi label First Base. The capsule seamlessly blends O’Neill technical innovation with the forward styling of First Base.

The super click range using neoprene and metallic fabrics was designed for active water babes to surf, sweat and look hot in. With so many island-hopping adventures on our trip to Samoa, I couldn’t have asked for better swimwear to wear snorkelling, exploring waterfalls and jumping off boats in.

O’Neill X First Base ‘Sea Creatures’ bikini in black and bronzeFallenBrokenStreet ‘Bambi’ in the wide brim and Sunday Somewhere ‘Matahari’ sunglasses in orange.

This Island Life | Island hopping in Samoa

This Island Life | Island hopping in Samoa

This Island Life | Island hopping in Samoa

This Island Life | Island hopping in Samoa

Samoa camera kit courtesy of Canon Australia, The Front and AquaTech:

  • Cameras: Canon EOS 5D Mark III (on loan from Canon Australia) and Canon EOS 70D (my personal camera).
  • Lenses: Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 L II (on loan from The Front – my preferred camera equipment renal company) and Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM (on loan from Canon Australia).
  • Underwater housing: AquaTech Elite 5D3 Sport Housing with the PD-85 Lens Port (on loan from AquaTech).

I travelled to Samoa as a guest of World Resorts of Distinction. All opinions and thoughts expressed in this post are my own and remain 100% uninfluenced.

Photos featuring myself by Tess from Ámes Collective and Sera from Photography Byron Bay.

This Island Life | Island hopping in Samoa

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