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If you have ever strolled along the South Beach Boardwalk
in Miami Florida, the air is filled with high energy Latin pop music from the
historic pastel colored art deco hotels. Some call this America’s Riviera, for
it’s much more than just sun, sand and surf for college students. It’s where
top fashion designers and buyers come together on the beach for the annual
Miami Swim Week.
Florida’s summer heat was the Chromat swimwear show with its sensual graphic
cut out suits for the woman in charge. Not afraid of showing off your
gorgeous tan, these strappy suits will take you from the rooftop pool to
the beach party scene in style.
the fashion runway at Miami Swim Week was the return of the late 80’s
Baywatch look; sexy athletic one-piece bathing
suits with thigh high cuts that elongate the legs. This look is also carried
over to strapless swimsuits and bikinis with
the most popular shows was at the former Versace residence on the Boardwalk for
Mara Hoffman swimwear show. Drawing inspiration
from a recent Moroccan visit, she displayed fabulous print swimwear from North
African cultures. Many of her Bohemian style high-waist bikinis with fringe
were all dressed up with pendants and bangles all sourced from Africa.
The 80s Baywatch-look.
Minimale Animale surfer style with thigh high cutouts
Color wise, there was a lot of bold citrus and
pink hues. The brightest colors on the beach this coming season are reserved
for the women.
For men, the big, baggy surfer dude look is finally
passé.Time to man up and with a masculine body hugging fit with
swim shorts that hit at mid-thigh.
From last season, the black and white ensemble and
animal prints continue to be popular with the fashion designers.
Watch for all these new
sexy swimwear styles from Miami Swim Week arriving in stores this November.
Marrakech’s landscapes, textiles and culture served as a constant inspiration for Mara Hoffman
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