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10 Questions is a series of profiles by Couturesque that highlight young creatives with interesting voices and cool careers in fashion. Maayan Sherris is the founder and designer behind indie swimwear brand Babes in Bathers, a minimal, body positive, functional label based in New York and approved by hoards of your favourite Instagrammers.

Where are you from? What do you do and how did you get started?

[I'm] Maayan Sherris, from Kibbutz Yahel, Israel. I'm the owner and creator of Babes in Bathers- an athletic swimsuit label based in NY.

What are you motivated by?

The body and the sport.

What are your top 3 favourite Instagram accounts?

My two besties: @thisismayan who never leaves my side, @othergirl_julia for her cute style, and my little sister - but she's private.

Describe your style.

Simple, minimal.

Describe your daily routine.

Wake up, eat, sew, fit, sew, eat, go see my friends, eat, sleep.

What was the last thing that you took a picture of?

My friends

What makes you feel confident?


Proudest moment?

Launching my own thing after planning it for soooooooo long.

Advice for yourself at 17?

Make mistakes and do your own thing!

Favourite motivational quote?

Love others. very relevant in the world we live in today.

Where do you see the fashion industry in 10 years?

Younger and free of all the rules and stereotypes; [I] would love to see it sustainable as well.

Follow Maayan on Instagram and shop Babes in Bathers here.

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