In Florida: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim starts this weekend

Bikinis (credit: Maggie May Swimwear)

Bikinis (credit: Maggie May Swimwear)

Florida Travel Guide: Bikinis and Swimwear at Fashion Week Swim 2013

This weekend, models, swimwear designers and bikinis are part of the go-to event in the swimwear industry: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim. More than 30 international designers debut their latest collections for buyers and editors, and latest news is that the response this year has been so strong that a second runway show has been added to place more designers onto the schedule. The event runs from July 19th till the 23rd but it wraps up with the two runway shows featuring internationally swimwear brands and up and coming stars. Most of the events and shows are invitation-only, but the buzz will be in South Beach so be on the lookout!

Swimwear Designer Runway Shows

A number of designers will be in the multi-shows to debut their 2013 collections. The first show starts at 8 pm. and includes Aguaclara and Aquarella Swimwear, Cote D’Or Swimwear and Sauvage. Later in the event, the second runway show will highlight rising designers such as Anna Kosturova, Dorit, Keva | J and Naïla.

The Designers

Among the designers at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim are:

  • Lisa Blue
  • Maria Hoffman Swim
  • White Sands Australia
  • Poko Pano
  • Luli Fama
  • Red Carter
  • Suboo
  • Agua Bendita
  • Anna Kosturova
  • Kooey Australia
  • Nicolita
  • Sauvage
  • Dorit
  • Vitamin A by Amahlia Stevens
  • Rose by Vanessa Jean
  • Aguaclara
  • Wildfox Swim

The Raleigh hotel

The runway shows, presentations and parties, many at Cabaña Grande and Oasis, are all being held in the historic Raleigh hotel in South Beach.

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