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Francisco Lachowski: From your 2000s Tumblr reposts to Penshoppe billboards

March 11, 2019 – Vinz Lamorena

He looks exactly as I remember him. Charming smirk, adorable smile, defined muscles, and perfectly curled hair sitting on his head. 

I’ve been so used to seeing Francisco Lachowski walk the runway of different fashion weeks across the globe year after year. He’s even modeled for the brands of his dreams. And then here he is, boasting his gorgeous physique as a Penshoppe ambassador, a local brand I have gotten to know so well and have loved with each collection released.

It's amazing how Penshoppe never fails to add to their roster of global ambassadors every year. In fact, Kendall Jenner is among the returning faces for the brand. Each collection they come out with now doubles as an awaited editorial of our favorite stars and supermodels (because let's be honest, Korean stars Dara and Nam Joo-hyuk look absolutely flawless in all the clothes they wear).

As if launching a mini summer collection won't already make a big splash, Penshoppe had to reel in the big fish for their newest campaign. Shot in sunny Miami, Victoria’s Secret Angels Josephine Skriver and Lais Ribeiro; actor, influencer, and model Matthew Noszka; and the mischievous boy of fashion Jordan Barrett, joins Lachowski as the brand launches their fashionable pieces for the summer.


From left: Matthew Noszka, Lais Ribeiro, Chico Lachowski, Josephine Skriver, and Jordan Barrett




From left: Victoria's Secret Angels Josephine Skriver and Lais Ribeiro for Penshoppe Swim




“We celebrate the summer in a big way at Penshoppe,” shares Jeff Bascon, Penshoppe vice president for Brand Management. “It was a blast shooting with top international models Josephine, Lais, Chico, Matthew, and Jordan, who represent the best of the season in their own way,” he adds.

“Our goal is to make our customers feel confident having fun in Penshoppe Swim.”

The brand started introducing swimwear in their summer lineup last year. Now a full-blown capsule collection on its own, Penshoppe Swim features cheerful pastels, lively stripes with a mix of tropical and floral prints. It's made with lightweight fabrics and fresh silhouettes to capture the active, bright, and colorful vibe of summer.

The line also boasts of on-trend resort shirts, men’s short shorts, women’s cutout silhouettes.

Here are some of our favorites from the collection:



Edgy black & white rashguard set perfect for surfing, P999



Simple one-piece suit in this perfect shade of bottle green, P999




A different kind of Zebra print, P899




A+ for this resort shirt's tropical vibes, P899




Printed board shorts, P699




Pastel blue is the perfect hue, P699




Perfect skirt to pair with your swimwear, P699




You can shop the Penshoppe Swim collection online and in stores nationwide.




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