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The Mum Making Bikinis For Post-Baby Bodies

Finding a bikini that makes you feel beach confident can be hard at the best of times. That task can be even more daunting when becoming acquainted with your post-baby body.

Now one mum is making headlines for her line of swim suits designed to help make that process easier.

After struggling to find a fashionable bikini that would hide the scars from giving birth of her own son, Altrichia Cook - aka A.Lekay, decided to do something about it.

Instead of limiting herself to a one piece or monokini, the designer decided to buy some fabric and make her own highwaisted swimsuit to take on vacation.

Two years later, the concept has seen one of A.Lekay's swimsuits make the cover of US Cosmopolitan with Nicki Minaj sporting the bold design.

Nicki Minaj for @cosmopolitan July 2015 Issue! Blessed to have #allusionsbyalekay featured in #Cosmopolitan Mag! Thank you so much to my Cosmo Family!! 😬🙏Just a girl who decided to GO FOR IT! With Christ, a vision, faith, an amazing team, mixed with tenacity, courage, boldness and determination, the unimaginable will manifest! Thank you @nickiminaj for FIERCELY rocking an original and exclusive piece from our #Rockstarr Collection! Get yours! 📧Info@allusionsbyalekay.com ~ #Rockstarrluxury #RockstarrCollection | #StillPinchingMyself 😆👙✨🇺🇸💫 #FunFierceFearless #POTFW #NickiMinaj #TeamMinaj #TeamNickiMinaj | THANK YOU to all of my followers for tagging us for designer credit! Love you all!!

A photo posted by Allusions by A.Lekay Swimwear (@allusionsbyalekay) on

Talking to Buzzfeed, A.Lekay says she has received an overwhelmingly positive response from other women who shared her feelings.

"As I have grown, I get so many thank you emails of women thanking me," she says.

"One instance, a customer told me that she hadn't worn a swimsuit in over 20 years."


When you see the range of bright fabrics and unique designs, it's easy to understand why this is one line of swim wear women are raving about.

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