View Fullscreen Come hell or high water we're getting our paws on Mara Hoffman's 2012 swim collection. While it was only yesterday that we were oohing and ahhing over the designer's collab with Soludos, can you really blame us for being so Hoffman-obsessed? Her graphic patterns and...

Designer Mara Hoffman's latest swimwear collection, shown on July 16th in Miami as part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2012, was saturated with prints that referenced indigenous tribes and the rich colors of the Southwest (turquoise, coral, and a bevy of earthy shades). To emphasize the...

In July, we offered you the scoop on the hair and makeup looks create for the tribal-flavored Mara Hoffman Swim 2012 Show, with textured French braids and bright orange designs painted atop models' foreheads to recall sacred blessings. We were left wondering, however, what company or designer...

Some of the tribal looks from Mara Hoffman's 2012 Swim collection It came as little surprise that our favorite swimwear designer of 2011 reigned the runways again for 2012. Models in Mara Hoffman's 2012 Swim runway show sported face paint and heavy wooden bangles to complement the...

Mara Hoffman Fall 2012 New York Fashion Week. Photo: Getty Images Mara Hoffman is quickly growing as a major player to watch. Last season's colorful Mexican-inspired collection totally melted our faces off with its kaleidoscope of Frida Kahlo-conjuring looks, and her latest showing at New...

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...

Tim Gunn! He hosted the evening and presented a documentary that he recently narrated for PETA on how fur is obtained, called "Fashion Victims." It was horrifying. Way to be a buzzkill, Tim. Not even the open bar could bring me back to life after that. But seriously, it's very (veryVeryVERY)...

My favorite styling was hands down the Mara Hoffman Swimwear 2014 show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Her signature use of ethnic prints included Indian deities, tropical florals and mystical tribal patterns. Of course, the color palette was not traditional to the inspirational cultures, but...

Just because Gwen Stefani was missing from the LAMB Spring 2012 presentation at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York (she's a musician first, after all) didn't meant that her stylistic influence wasn't felt heavily. The colors and patterns that ran through the collection all felt like something...

Mara Hoffmanwas inspired by shaman gaucho cowboys for Fall 2012. The designer known for swimwear was a natural for transitioning into cozy sportswear. Prints were graphic updates on Native American patterns. The color palette sleek with black, cream, purple, muddy rose and burnt orange. You...

 

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