You Should Know: Flagpole Swim's Jaime Barker and Megan Balch

by guestofaguest · October 8, 2014

Jaime Barker, Megan Balch

Jaime Barker and Megan Balch are the two adorable ladies behind Flagpole Swim, a line of designer swimwear made from Italian fabrics that we can't stop obsessing over. The collection, meant to be versatile enough to wear throughout the day and night, reflects the duo's Floridian roots. Multiple publications have soaked up this swimwear line, having been featured on the pages of Maxim, Nylon, Elle, InStyle, and Self. With contagious energy and fun-loving sense of humor, these two swimwear designers are certainly ones to watch.

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Occupation: Designers for Flagpole Swim Instagram/Twitter: @flagpoleswim

Jaime: "Don't worry, be happy!" Megan: "I could dance on that."

Jaime Barker Questionnaire

Megan Balch Questionnaire

Jaime:

What do you actually do all day? Work my butt off! (+ enjoy life!)

Favorite song growing up? "Wannabe" by The Spice Girls

My biggest secret is... I still believe in unicorns.

Why do you live in NYC? Because this city is THE best.

Uber, Taxi, Subway or Citi Bike? SUBWAY!

My motto is... Don't worry, be happy!

My alter ego is... #YONCE

The last drink I had was... H2O - Got to stay hydrated, people!

My secret crush is... Amy Poehler.

What was your first job? Babysitting.

Coming from? Going to? ...A long days work/...the dance floor.

What is your favorite work of art? La Petite Danseuse de Quatorze Ans by Edgar Degas.

Who should we know? Anders Wallace, kick-butt photographer.

Megan:

What do you actually do all day? Run around the fashion district and doodle in my sketchbook.

Favorite song growing up? Savage Garden - "Truly, Madly, Deeply"

My biggest secret is... I am the worst speller!

Why do you live in NYC? Amazing and contagious energy.

Uber, Taxi, Subway or Citi Bike? Walk! Subway + Uber.

My motto is... I could dance on that.

My alter ego is... An 80's jazzerciser.

The last drink I had was... Coffee!

My secret crush is... Jennifer Lawrence.

What was your first job? Hostess at The Melting Pot.

Coming from? Going to? ...West Palm to Brooklyn.

What is your favorite work of art? The human form.

Who should we know? Sam Hung - amazing still life painter.