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Women’s bikini top with back zip and removable padded cups CARLA presana

$159

As female surfers of all levels, we designed this swimsuit for advanced surfers surfing in all types of waves.

This bikini top with removable padded cups provides a high level of coverage and a back zip to make it easier to put on; the wide elastic under the bust gives it an excellent fit.

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Color: BLUE
Size: Size Guide

As female surfers of all levels, we designed this swimsuit for advanced surfers surfing in all types of waves.

This bikini top with removable padded cups provides a high level of coverage and a back zip to make it easier to put on; the wide elastic under the bust gives it an excellent fit.

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Products benefits

Resitant to impact of waves

Resitant to impact of waves

Carefully designed to stay in place in waves of more than one metre

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Women’s bikini top with back zip and removable padded cups CARLA presana
Women’s bikini top with back zip and removable padded cups CARLA presana
Women’s bikini top with back zip and removable padded cups CARLA presana
Women’s bikini top with back zip and removable padded cups CARLA presana
Women’s bikini top with back zip and removable padded cups CARLA presana
Women’s bikini top with back zip and removable padded cups CARLA presana
Women’s bikini top with back zip and removable padded cups CARLA presana
Women’s bikini top with back zip and removable padded cups CARLA presana
Women’s bikini top with back zip and removable padded cups CARLA presana
Women’s bikini top with back zip and removable padded cups CARLA presana
Women’s bikini top with back zip and removable padded cups CARLA presana
Women’s bikini top with back zip and removable padded cups CARLA presana
Women’s bikini top with back zip and removable padded cups CARLA presana
Women’s bikini top with back zip and removable padded cups CARLA presana

Technical information

YOU ARE AN ADVANCED SURFER

You surf intensively, and it is your favourite sport. During your sessions, you paddle out to the line-up, duck-dive under the breaking waves if you are on a shortboard, or turtle-roll if you are on a longboard. You show dedication in powerful waves of more than one metre. Your swimsuit must stay in place for each of your movements, whatever the strength of the wave. We have designed a range for you that is suited to your intensive surfing and body shape.

BODY SHAPE

Fully suited to surfing and bodyboarding, the Carla bikini top provides plenty of coverage and the wide elastic under the bust gives it an excellent fit in even the largest waves. Your shoulders are free to move when paddling and we have added a back zip to make it easier to get on and off and gives it a surfing character. The padded cups are removable.

STAYS IN PLACE IN THE WAVES: THE TEST

We design swimsuits that promise to stay in place in the waves. To test them, we use a panel of female surfers with different body shapes who follow a test protocol in a pool at our design offices in Hendaye, southwest France. The protocol is designed to reproduce the sensations experienced by surfers when being thrown around by a wave. If this test is conclusive, we go surfing in the sea to test our swimwear in real conditions.

WHAT ARE PADDED CUPS?

Shaped cups built in to the swimsuit top are flattering for your bust and sculpt your breasts into a rounded shape without having visible seams and avoiding irritation as opposed to cut and stitched foam pads. Olaian has kept you and your comfort in mind by favouring the use of padded cups in most of its models. The padded cups may be removable and, if so, they let you go up or down a half size.

DRY SIZING AND WET SIZING

To ensure a perfect fit in the water, it is important to choose the right size while you are dry because once they are in the water, swimsuits become looser. We therefore recommend you buy the correct size. The swimsuit needs to fit snugly against your body in the fitting room, and you should feel supported. The elastane content in certain components used in the design of our swimsuits softens and relaxes in the water.

DO YOU WANT TO EXCHANGE YOUR SWIMSUIT?

Is the size or style not suitable for you? Would you like to exchange it at your Decathlon store? No problem, just be sure not to cut off the label of the swimsuit in case you want to exchange it.

OLAIAN, DECATHLON'S SURF BRAND

Based in Hendaye, in southwest France, OLAIAN is Decathlon's new surfing and bodyboarding brand. In our offices at the water's edge, we can design a swimsuit and then on the same day test it directly in the sea to check it stays in place in the waves.

A score to compare the environmental impact of products

The environmental impact of the product is calculated over its entire life cycle and with different indicators. An overall score (ABCDE) is attributed to help you easily identify the products with the best environmental performance by comparing products of the same type with one another (T-shirts, trousers, backpacks, etc.).
Decathlon has voluntarily opted to apply this environmental labelling scheme.
For more information, visit: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/

Warranty

2 years

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Product Composition

Main fabric 82% Polyester, 18% Elasthane Yoke 80% Polyamide, 20% Elasthane Inner fabric 100% Polyester

User Restrictions

Not recommended for regular use in a chlorinated environment.

TESTS

This product has been tested in use in Hendaye and has been subjected to numerous laboratory tests to guarantee the quality of use for which it was designed: tests on the fabric's stretch and stability, colour-fastness when subject to friction, washing, sea water, chlorinated water and exposure to light, and the product's overall performance after several washes.

Maintenance advice

Hand wash

Hand wash

Do not bleach

Do not bleach

Do not tumble dry

Do not tumble dry

Do not iron

Do not iron

Do not dry-clean

Do not dry-clean

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