Wing Girl

On the fall of the bikini… But not really because Zanita and I shot some.

photo by Zanita Morgan

Lisa Marie Fernandez + Peter Pilotto Maillot Wing Wetsuit from STYLERUNNER

More often than not, bikinis just don’t cut it. There’s something about international beach and party cultures that have somewhat cheapened the humble two-piece from its Audrey Hepburn heights. Given my sportier inclinations in the past couple of months, this piece of wetsuited wonder (certainly my favourite against the sleeved version) has a whole lot going for it: enough shoulder (and definitely enough back) to be the coolest kid at a Miami Beach hoe-down, but with a little slick-haired superhero quality as I sit here watching and not understanding The Avengers with my kid brother who is actually seventeen. To cut a long story short, I’ve always adored Lisa Marie Fernandez’s impossibly flattering cuts and Peter Pilotto’s print genius, so a lovechild of the two is the king to driving swimwear as outerwear, or just general jungle frolicking here at Sri Panwa.

And on that note, I’m going to get back to watching Robert Downie Jr fly around in a super suit. And you should check out the full swimwear shoot of mine with Zanita right here.


Margaret Zhang is a Chinese-Australian photographer, director, stylist and writer based in New York. Since her digital beginnings in the fashion industry in 2009, Margaret has worked with global brands including Chanel, UNIQLO, Swarovski, YEEZY, Clinique, Lexus, Dior, Gucci, Matches and Louis Vuitton in a wide range of capacities both in front of and behind the camera, while completing her Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws at The University of Sydney.
Though regularly featured in print and digital media as a model and personality alike, Margaret’s pho tography, styling, and creative direction has been employed by the likes of Vogue, L’Officiel, Harper’s BAZAAR, NYLON, Marie Claire, Buro24/7, and ELLE internationally. She has been listed in Forbes Asia’s 30Under30 and TimeOut’s 40Under40 lists, and her work has been recognised as shaping the international fashion industry by the Business of Fashion BoF500 Index, and ELLE Magazine’s Best Digital Influencer of The Year Award.




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