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...

Motorward What to Expect at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim Besides Copious Nipples Miami New Times (blog) 14 2011 at 8:30 AM This weekend, the strangest, richest, and phoniest folks will be sashaying out of the woodwork to catch a glimpse of 2012 swimwear collections at Mercedes-Benz Fashion...

Even though the notes for Diane von Furstenberg's Spring 2012 runway show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York indicated that the inimitable DVF had been inspired by modern Africa, the clothes that can down the runway felt a lot more like early-1960s California to me. Between the soft color...

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...

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...

The young in age & spirit who are devotees of vintage will undoubtedly flock to this collection in the coming swim season, as these pieces truly are special. -Scott French

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...

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...

 

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