The show kicked-off as promised, with some Coco Contours shape wear which included a nice white pearl studded maillot that incorporated new technology to minimize unwanted bulges Further in there was a sampling from the companies other Cruise 2012 collections: Michael Kors, DKNY, Juicy...

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...

African influences seem to be a prerequisite for summer wardrobes, and Mara Hoffman took advantage of the ever-popular trend for her Swim 2012 collection. But while ethnic prints might seem done, Hoffman produced an updated version of the summer classic. Parallel mirrored patterns unfolded...

Cabana Grande, The Raleigh Miami, FL Columbian based swimwear house Caffe Swimwear delivered up a hot dose of South American sophistication with their Resort 2012 Collection. In what appeared to be a celebration of the mismatched-match, designer Paula Saavedra showed bottoms in completely...

This collection has a clean, spare, no nonsense quality about it that reads as sophistication rather than predictable & boring. In fact the later two words were not even hinted at throughout this show. These are the kind of beach wear that one would wear if you lived your life at the beach....

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...

While all are appropriate descriptives for the Diesel Swim collection that opened Miami Swim Week for Resort 2012, the predictability factor in this case was not a criticism, but rather a serious nod to the fact that this mammoth name in all collections young knows its audience & delivers...

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...

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...

 

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