Make a splash like Kimberley in swimwear from her own collection
She told MailOnline: ‘I think people sometimes think that I’m only the face, but I am responsible for every bit of the business. I was 18 when I started my first company – I came up with an idea, stayed up for days learning how to register the company and teaching myself. It became very successful overnight…
‘However, as I was only 18, no one ever imagined it was mine. I was a young blonde girl with a soft voice. No one would take me seriously or realise it was my company. So, I pretended to be the Intern!…
‘I handled all the meetings, phone calls, and emails for the company. When it became a success, I put all the revenues into starting Kimberley London.
Her interest in beachwear first began in her teenage years: ‘I started designing swimmer when I was 15, little did I know it would become my career. I would design, sew, and even make the lace by hand, but as most teenagers never would have imagined making a career out of the thing I was passionate about…
Making a splash! All eyes were on Kimberley as she frolicked on the shores
Check me out: She looked amazing in the two-piece which left very little to the imagination
Taking a dip: She was soaking up the stunning surroundings
Wow: Despite now enjoying huge fame as a swimwear designer, Kimberley previously revealed how she used to pretend to be an intern when she first started in business as nobody took her seriously
Chic: All her swimwear pieces come with her trademark gold disc adornment
‘After MIC I was approached to work as a face for other brands, but instead decided to take a leap, and create my own Swimwear company. I studied at London College of Fashion, but nothing has taught me like learning on the go, especially my little mistakes along the way…
‘I did a lot of research into different factories and fabrics around the world. Visiting factories in the UK, it was so clear that the right thing was to manufacture right here in England…
‘I got to know personally the women who worked on production, learnt first-hand about different techniques and fabrics and, although it’s far more expensive, I like it being here. A true British brand’.
Kimberley enjoyed last summer with her boyfriend, and is yet to reveal his identity. The influencer previously surprised fans when she revealed she cancelled a secret wedding and ended a long-term relationship.
Speaking to MailOnline in 2019, she confirmed she had called it quits with her ex-boyfriend. The businesswoman said: ‘I ended the relationship recently. It was a really wonderful three years and we are still good friends today.’
Secretive: Kimberley enjoyed last summer with her boyfriend, and is yet to reveal his identity. The influencer previously surprised fans when she revealed she cancelled a secret wedding and ended a long-term relationship
Getting wet! She was immersed in the water to cool off from the balmy heat