The Gansavoort Miami, FL The SwimWear Anywhere show was not what I had expected, based on the show I attended last year at the Raleigh Pool. It probably wasn't what PR Deborah Hughes and her team expected either, thanks to a huge tropical rainstorm that actually flooded a section of the...

Relying heavily on Mondrian-esque, bold blocks of color, the duo showed pieces that had a unique sophistication that spoke in a fashion language all their own. The palette was dusty, but the vision was clear. This is a collection that deserves to be seen & will undoubtedly gain loyal buyers...

Sawf News Poko Pano Swimwear: Mercedes-Benz Miami Fashion Week Swim 2012 Sawf News A model walks the runway at the Poko Pano show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim at The Raleigh on July 15, 2011 in Miami Beach, Florida. Photo Credit: MBFW July 16, 2011, (Sawf News) – Brazilian Swimwear...

The interest wasn't solely in the swimwear either, as designer Leah Madden showed some of the best cover ups seen in the entire week. Showing the first night as she did, she undoubtedly made her fellow designers nervous as she sat the bar at such a high level right out of the gate! -Scott...

The Raleigh Miami, FL In a presentation format, designer Maria Dobrzanska Reeves presented her latest collection under her Marysia label, which at times blurred the lines between swimwear & retro lingerie. The inspiration was seen in wide panel 50's style bottoms that had color blocked...

Cabana Grande, The Raliegh Miami, Fl What began with a pure fashion folly – an electric blue modified bikini covered in matching rectrangular palettes that seemed to be swimwear's interpretation of the opening dress from the recent McQueen retrospective at The Met in NYCity – quickly turned...

Motherhood aside, her theme remains the same for Resort. "Yes, its about a strong powerful woman, always." This time, she tweaked the theme to included prints and patterns that were based on her most recent travels to Egypt, Mexico and South America. The show was good, from start to...

It's gotten to the point that you are starting to become defined by what tech toys you possess. My computer is like another body part considering how much I use it, so it's got to be fun and fashionable. Tech, like cars and designer handbags, has become a status symbol. While going up to...

The collection also featured feminine florals and a look that showcased the popular color blocking trend. For those who dislike prints the collection offered several solid color options as well. Photos courtesy of Walter Grio / Shoot for Change. Anuli is an undergraduate student at Howard...

Her L*Space collection for Resort 2012 used every color under the sun to make its seasonal statement. Yellow in several shades, Black, White, Turquoise, Pink in every shade, Slate Blue... you get the picture. The effect wasn't the least bit frenetic, however, but rather conveyed an air more...

 

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