Miami Fashion Week

 Miami Fashion WeekWhile the biannual Mercedes Benz Fashion Weeks attract top fashion designers and professionals from around the world to the fashion industry giant New York, the eponymous Fashion Week Swim makes top fashion designers of swimwear, models and crowds of fashion enthusiasts flock to the white beaches of South Florida every July.

Miami Fashion Week1 Miami Fashion WeekThis year marks the 7th anniversary of the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Swim, alternatively called Miami Swim Week, which is scheduled to kick off on the 14th of July with grandiose opening runway shows staged around the Raleigh Hotel pool. The five day fashion celebration is the wildest of Mercedes Benz fashion events and sees famous swimwear designers, a bevy of bikini beauties swirling on the catwalk of the Raleigh Hotel in South Beach and thousands of spectators wowing at the sizzling bikini shows. This glamorous series of fashion events will open with the runway shows by Diesel and the Official Kick Off party brought to the Raleigh pool by SKYY® Vodka.

Miami Fashion Week2 Miami Fashion WeekFashion industry professionals and aficionados attending this primer event will get a sneak peek of the hottest bikini trends to heat up beaches next summer. This year, the designer line-up is quite diverse including top fashion designers from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Columbia, France, Peru and the United States. In addition to the designer collections to be presented at the opening of the event, the runway shows will showcase swim line collections from White Sands Australia, Poko Pano, Beach Bunny Swimwear, Crystal Jin, L*Space by Monica Wise, Wildfox Swimwear, Caffé Swimwear, Dolores Cortés, Mara Hoffman Swim, Aqua Di Lara, A Ché, Natori, Cia.Marítima, Luli Fama, Luxe by Lisa Vogel, Lisa Blue, Aguaclara, Aquarella, A.Z Araujo, Kooey Swimwear Australia, Nicolita and True Religion.

Miami Fashion Week3 Miami Fashion WeekThe Miami Swim Week will feature the 2011 Swim Show wrapping up the exciting fashion events with one of the largest swimwear trade shows in the world which will take place at the Miami Beach Convention Center, July 16-19, 2011. To heat things up, Swimwear Association of Florida will be launching the debut run of the Lingerie Show on hand with the 2011 Swim Show.

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