Made of Dawn Speckled Petal Review

Made By Dawn is one of the most gorgeous bikini brands i've had the privilege of writing about. Created in Santa Barbara by husband and wife team and put together for us to enjoy in Los Angeles. 

I had this beautiful 'Petal' Bikini gifted to me by their team a few weeks ago to share with you guys. There are a few places you can go to have a look at their collection, different retailers have different pieces of stock at the moment so check out of course Made By Dawnthe Girl and the Water and Desordre Store Sydney  if you are based in Australia

Before i get too far into the review I want to quickly say this, you have probably seen this photo doing laps around the internet lately but I assure you that Made By Dawn are the original owners and you should only purchase designs with the white pebble back round from their website otherwise you risk purchasing a lower quality fake. 

I  wear a medium. But here's more info on sizes;

Extra small AA/A, 
Small --- A/B
Medium -- B/C

Large --- C/D

Small --- 2-4 (4-6 Australia)
Medium -- 4-6 (6-8 Australian) 
Large --- 6-8 (10-12 Australian)

Extra Small -- 0-2 (4-6 Australian)
Small 2-4 (6-8 Australian)
Medium  4-6 (8-10 Australian) 
Large 6-8 (10-12 Australian)
These are the 2014 sizes and do run small, please please size up when you buy one of these. 

The Petal 2 Speckled bikini which I have can be found here, it wasn't easy to find this link either. It's made of 80% Nylon and 20% spandex for added comfort. The top alone will set you back $108 on their website and the bottoms are $96

Shipping with Made by Dawn is so easy, Your will be processed and shipped via USPS Priority Mail within 1-3 business days. See below for rates, and approximate delivery times. Express International Service is available too

Priority Mail Domestic $5.05 | 1-3 business days 
Priority Mail Canada & Mexico $19.95 | 6-10 business days
Priority Mail International $23.95 | 6-10 business days 
 Express International Upgrade $17.95 | 3-5 business days
Please go have a look at their website and don't forget to check out the sale section too!! 


  1. Very cute, it's nice and simple !! Great post

    1. Thanks heaps! One of my favourite bikinis this one

  2. How did you find the sizing to run? I'm about a 36B and am wondering if a L in a 2014 top would be too small. So great to see your review. I've been stalking this suit for a while now and am so tempted to buy it.

    1. hey chick,
      The medium top was a little big on me, I could have gone a small. Because the back part is adjustable I can't see why it wouldn't fit you in the large. You should get it! You'll love it! Out of all my 70+ bikinis this one is pretty high up in my favourites

  3. Hi! Do made by dawn suits have any padding in them? I am eye-ing them but not sure about coverage. Any insights into fitting would be great! Thanks!

    1. No padding, I'm a 10c now and this is too little coverage on top for my liking now. It's a small make, but nice material. Worth the huge price tag? Not Really. Check out frankies swimwear too


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