“The swimsuit they all want – 500 people on the waitlist and it’s already sold out!”
Elle Italy by Di Elena Gandini
“A slick, zip-front style and crafted from protection factor 50 fabric - garnering a wait list of 500 before it even launched.”
Grazia
“Before the website was even live, (Carly) Brown had a waitlist of 500 people wanting to buy UNE PIECE’s first product. Once the site went live, UNE PIECE sold out of its signature item within a week.”
Forbes by Karin Eldor
“Enter summer 2017’s hottest piece of swimming kit — it’s called the Original Sexie Rashie, a swimsuit and sleeved UV vest combined.”
The Times by Bridget Harrison
“Carly Brown launched her swimwear label UNE PIECE just three months ago. Her designs attracted a waitlist of over 500 women ahead of the official online release, and sold out within their first week of going on sale.”
HuffPost by Leigh Campbell
“The rashie gets a VERY sexy makeover: Contouring swimsuit with SPF 50 becomes this summer's must-have as designer caters to women keen to turn heads on the beach.”
Daily Mail by Bianca London
“The ULTIMATE pair of leggings: New 'hybrid' tights are designed for exercising and SWIMMING - all while protecting skin from the sun's rays. The leggings aren't just useful and suitable for both the ocean and the pool, but they are also squat-proof and perfect for going from beach to barre class. There is also a pretty palm-print design that is both on-trend and eco-friendly, as it's made from recyclable materials.”
Daily Mail by Sophie Haslett
“The classic pieces are selling out quickly and the website has only been live for a week.”
Daily Mail by Tanya Li and Sinead Maclaughlin
“Creating a rashie that women actually felt sexy in may seem like an impossible task, but if the waitlist of 500 plus women who signed up to purchase one before they actually went on sale is anything to go by, she’s nailed it.”
news.com.au by Simone Mitchell
“She’s drummed up so much interest in her brand, overseas customers have come knocking and she is expanding into even more styles.”
news.com.au by by Jacinda Tutty
“The UNE PIECE went through 11 design iterations before the team were 100 per cent happy with it… It works on so many different shapes… pieces are available from a size 6-16.”
The Daily Telegraph by Simone Mitchell
“It's the swimsuit with a waiting list 500 people long and now Brisbane-based fashion label UNE PIECE is taking its world's sexy rashie international.”
The Daily Telegraph
“Starting UNE PIECE in 2016, Carly Brown has been the pioneer of the sun-conscious space. In 2019 Carly then launched her second business devoted to her sun-conscious customers La Beach, a self-tanning brand and one you need in your life.”
Marie Claire by Grace Back
"'The style is on the rise for two reasons: one is the obvious that it has great sun protection and secondly – they are super flattering,’ says Marie Claire fashion director Jana Pokorny. ‘We've seen plenty of rashie vest two-pieces but a one-piece makes more of a fashion statement.’"
Marie Claire by Anna McClelland
“Thought a rash shirt couldn't be stylish? Brisbane-based designer Carly Brown is out to prove you wrong with her new brand UNE PIECE and debut style, ‘the original sexy rashie.’ And given the growing waitlist, it looks like she's succeeded.”
Marie Claire Fashion by Hayley O’Neill
“It’s the only brand out there right now that’s bringing out sun-safe classics in a really modern way.”
The Courier Mail by Kristy Symonds
“The UNE PIECE allows women to cover their back and shoulders, and choose the level of sun protection on their chest. The high quality Italian fabric ensures a shape-defining yet comfortable fit.”
The Courier Mail
“Once the suit hit the website they sold out within a week and quickly began to sell pre-orders for their second shipment with people signing up to wait more than a month to get their order.”
The Courier Mail by Jacinda Tutty
“The world’s sexiest “rashie..." an UNE PIECE swimsuit is made with 28 pieces of Italian UPF50+ rated fabric that flatter and support the female shape."
The Courier Mail by Kylie Lang
“The undisputed queen of the long-sleeve rashie swimmers has to be the Aussie brand UNE PIECE, that is known for creating the ‘Sexie Rashie’, but there are SO MANY OPTIONS out there for rash vests, tops and one-pieces at all different price points.”
Mamamia by Amy Clark
“It’s always been a challenge to cover up from the sun, and yet feel sexy. The UNE PIECE allows women to cover their back and shoulders, and choose the level of sun protection on their chest.”
Mamamia by Kahla Preston
“Made of UPF50+ fabric, each stylish one-piece is actually crafted from 28 pieces of fabric.”
Collective Hub by Nicole Webb
“Over 500 women joined the waitlist to be the first to get their hands on one. When the website launched, the highly desirable one pieces sold out within a week... That’s how you launch a brand.”
Business Chicks by Nicky Champ
“Australian brand UNE PIECE has crafted an insanely flattering hybrid of a one-piece and a rash guard that you’ll want to get your hands on ASAP.”
Who What Wear by Erin Fitzpatrick
“The Brisbane based designer has launched UNE PIECE and she’s hit the nail on the head. The gorgeous bathers have been dubbed the sexy rashie and there's already a waiting list of more than 500 women who want to get their hands on one.”
97.3FM by Amy Taeuber
“It's all three S's. Sunsafe, sexy and shape-defining.”
Body + Soul by Simone Mitchell
“The key to ultimate swimwear success.”
Look by Bridie Wilkins
“The shape-defining element is one of the factors that sets the swimsuit apart. There are 28 pieces to the UNE PIECE, making it “incredibly contouring” on the body”
Herald Sun by Simone Mitchell
“The brand caters for all sizes from 6 to 16 and comes in a range of colours in high quality SPF50+ fabric”
Herald Sun
“An elegant & functional one-piece that empowers women to feel confident by the water - Tick, tick, achieved... It's also perfection for sun protection.”
Bellamumma
“Women have rushed to get their hands on UNE PIECE’s range of sun safe swimwear.”
Gold Coast Bulletin
“There is often a double standard when it comes to mothers and sun-safe swimwear… many a mother has faced while forcing a reluctant child into a long-sleeved rashie on the beach… may be a thing of the past thanks to Carly Brown.”
NT News by Simone Mitchell
“UNE PIECE has been dubbed as the ‘the original sexy rashie’ and if you've seen the photos of it on the company's website, you can see why.”
Scoopla by Lauren Payne