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Splashgear is a US swimwear designer and retailer based in Huntington Beach, California. The company was founded and is run by Shereen Sabet, scuba diver and former microbiologist.


Shereen Sabet established Splashgear in 2006[1][2] The e-commerce website was set up in 2007. [3]

In 2018, a Splashgear blue burkini swimsuit was part of the “Contemporary Muslim Fashions” exhibition organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco at the de Young Museum. [4] [5][6][7][8] In 2019, the exhibition was presented at the Museum of Applied Art in Frankfurt.[9][10] In 2020, the exhibition is displayed at the Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York.[11]


Splashgear was featured in Time magazine,[12] Chicago Sun-Times, [13] Los Angeles Times, [14] and The Orange County Register [15]


  1. "Marine Modesty From Surf City's Splashgear". WOWSA. 2014-02-23. http://openwaterswimming.com/2014/02/marine-modesty-from-surf-citys. Retrieved 2020-03-10. Template:Dead link
  2. "Fun in the sun — with moderation". StarTribune. 2008-08-21. http://www.startribune.com/fun-in-the-sun-with-moderation/27179604/. Retrieved 2020-03-10. 
  3. "6 Lessons from the modest swimwear brand that made waves in the US for a decade". My Salaam. 2018-11-14. https://www.mysalaam.com/en/story/6-lessons-from-the-modest-swimwear-brand-that-made-waves-in-the-us-for-a-decade/SALAAM14112018043817. Retrieved 2020-03-10. 
  4. "Meditating Faith and Style: Museums Awake to Muslim Fashions". The New York Times. 2018-09-25. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/25/arts/design/de-young-museum-contemporary-muslim-fashions.html. Retrieved 2020-03-10. 
  5. "Muslimische Mode ist viel mehr als Burka und Nikab". Neue Zürcher Zeitung. 2018-10-10. https://www.nzz.ch/feuilleton/muslimische-mode-in-rebellion-ld.1426880. Retrieved 2020-03-10. 
  6. "At long last, Muslim high fashion catapults into the mainstream". Religious News. 2018-10-05. https://religionnews.com/2018/10/05/de-young-museum-muslim-high-fashion-catapults-mainstream. Retrieved 2020-03-10. 
  7. "Modesty Requirements". The Bay Area Reporter. 2018-09-26. https://www.ebar.com/arts_&_culture/art//265886. Retrieved 2020-03-10. 
  8. "Contemporary Muslim Fashions take the spotlight at San Francisco's de Young Museum". dezeen. 2018-10-01. https://www.dezeen.com/2018/10/01/contemporary-muslim-fashions-exhibition-de-young-museum-san-francisco/. Retrieved 2020-03-10. 
  9. "Modeschau im Frankfurter MAK macht muslimische Lebens- und Modearten erfahrbar". Frankfurter Rundschau. 2019-04-15. https://www.fr.de/kultur/contemporary-muslim-fashions-punk-islam-12190632.html. Retrieved 2020-03-10. 
  10. "Diese Ausstellung im MAK wird scharf kritisiert". Frankfurter Neue Presse. 2019-03-13. https://www.fnp.de/frankfurt/frankfurthessen-ausstellung-wird-scharf-kritisiert-11847929.html. Retrieved 2020-03-10. 
  11. "Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Plans 'Contemporary Muslim Fashions' Show". WWD. 2020-01-27. https://wwd.com/fashion-news/fashion-scoops/cooper-hewitt-smithsonian-design-museum-plans-contemporary-muslim-fashions-show-1203454270/. Retrieved 2020-03-10. 
  12. Fitzpatrick, Laura (2007-07-19). "The New Swimsuit Issue". Time (TIME Magazine). http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1645145,00.html. Retrieved 2020-03-10. 
  13. "Modesty becomes them". Chicago Sun-Times. 2007-05-28. https://www.pressreader.com/usa/chicago-sun-times/20070528/282398394989864. Retrieved 2020-03-10. 
  14. "Wrapped up in style". Los Angeles Times. 2010-06-06. https://web.archive.org/web/20100725050156/http://www.latimes.com/features/image/la-ig-hijab-20100606,0,2920411,full.story. Retrieved 2020-03-10. 
  15. "Full-coverage swimwear helps religiously devout have fun in the sun". Orange County Register. 2008-08-06. https://www.ocregister.com/2008/08/06/full-coverage-swimwear-helps-religiously-devout-have-fun-in-the-sun/. Retrieved 2020-03-10. 

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