The calendar’s definition of summer may be coming to a close, with this week’s reverberating thump of airplanes landing signaling the end of Labor Day holidays. Cue back-to-school and back-to-reality moods and mindsets, right? Not so fast! Sun worshipers, fear not. This is Dallas, after all, and the heat is always on. Brynja Swimwear should probably come with a warning label. These free-spirited Scandinavian-inspired pieces will trigger daydreams of Nordic Europe and the impulse to book a trip to turquoise waters to wear every single suit in the collection. With significant buzz swirling around the collection, Brynja Swimwear has already made it to the revered pages of Sports Illustrated, Swimsuit Edition 2015. Bask Boutique and online at brynjaswimwear.com. Curated Clothing Company is rolling out men’s swim trunks that may as well be masterpieces. Having circulated in the art world for his “entire life,” thanks to his gallery-owning mom Kristy Stubbs, founder John-Marshall Stubbs (pictured above, left) parlayed his painterly background into “fine artwear” that is wholly designed and manufactured in Texas. Stubbs works with a critically selected group of artists from across the country to translate their colorful canvases to swim trunks. A sublimation printing technique reproduces the original artwork in a high-resolution digital print, molecularly binding the ink to the fabric so that it won’t fade, crack, or peel. SOLUNA: International Music & Arts Festival this past spring. Also featured are printmaking and paper artist Adrienne Lichliter, along with Austin-based Raymond Uhlir, and Los Angeles muralist Kelcey Fisher. Artist Edgar Cardoze’s Texas-inspired American flag painting, as seen in the Deep in the Heart… Trunks, has proven to be the most popular style so far. Talk about wearing your Texas heart on your sleeve - make that your swimsuit. Curated Clothing Company’s limited edition, made-to-order swim trunks are available at curatedclothingcompany.com. All images featured herein, credit individual brands.