Mums now have the perfect answer to protecting their kids’ delicate skin from harmful UV rays while out and about! Platypus Australia have just released their Summer 2012 UV Protective Swimwear for children, providing affordable UV protective swimwear that is stylish and will suit any child’s dress sense.
Featuring a brilliant selection of stylish, surf inspired designs, the functional but fashionable collection has something that will appeal to active toddlers and children aged 2-14 along with a cute range for babies. So with the weather warming up and for parents concerned about the dangers of UV exposure, especially if their children are in and out of the water all day, the 2012 collection is all set to be a real hit and become this year’s ‘must-have’ beachwear that kids will want to wear!
Sun protection is a serious issue, even in the shade, and by the time a child reaches 18 years, they have already experienced 50-80% of their lifetime sun exposure. Knowing this, Platypus Australia has combined superb design with sun protection expertise to ensure that your children are receiving the best protection possible. The Platypus Australia range is designed by Mums for Mums and provides a UPF 50+ rating to block out at least 97.5% of harmful ultraviolet radiation. All the outfits and accessories meet the strict criteria's of both the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) – a government run Authority - and the British Standard for ultraviolet radiation.
With the attention to detail, including the stitching and cut, the collection of coordinated mix and match outfits is finished to the highest quality, making them comfortable to wear and very durable. From Lilac Hearts and Seahorse designs for babies through to Paisley and Royal Plaid designs for young teenagers, the range has something for even the most style conscious youngster to wear on the beach and at the pool.
The UV Protective Swimwear collection comprises of Girl's and Boy's Sunshirts*, Swim Shorts, Swimsuits and Bikinis. Also in the range are matching Hats, Baby Sunsuits and for the young fashion conscious girly girls, a Skirt!
The fantastic summer 2012 collection from Platypus Australia is available on their website and features five great fashion ‘stories’. See below for a brief overview of the ranges and styles.
See the Swimwear Collections Below
For Babies, two ranges - Lilac Hearts and Seahorse for Girls and Boys respectively - includes all the must-haves of Baby Sunsuits and Sunsets, Baby Briefs, and Hats.
For Girls 2-8 is Periwinkle and Cartwheel – two cute collections in soft pinks and purples. includes Swimwear with matching Sunshirts, Jackets, Shorts and Hats.
For Boys 2-8, is Splash - featuring hues of blue and items of Swimwear; Sunshirts, Boardshorts and Hats.
For Girls 10-14 is Paisley – a lovely turquoise collection comprising Sunshirts, Sun Jacket and co-ordinating Swimwear, Boyleg Shorts and Hat.
For Boys 10-14 is Royal Plaid - in black and royal, and includes Sunshirts, a Boy Boyleg, Boardshort and Hat.
For ultimate protection with no compromise on style and comfort, Platypus Australia is sure to be the number one choice for Australian Mums this summer.
Available online at Platypus Australia
*Sunshirts are also known as Swim Shirts or Rash Guards (Rashies in Australia).