"Back in May, we held our first-ever open casting call to find the next big star. After receiving thousands of Instagram submissions from women around the world, we invited 35 lucky ladies to SI's Brooklyn offices for an in-person interview and photo shoot. From there, it wasn't easy, but we narrowed down the list to these 15, who will continue to make waves as they walk the runway in SI's first branded swimwear show.
"SI Swimsuit has teamed up with RAJ Swim to create an exclusive new collection of swimwear and active apparel. The collection will debut in 2018 nd cater to 'all types of women.'”
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The 5th annual, ESCAPE Miami Style Lounge, is back. This year the acclaimed fashion and beauty retreat which takes place from (12pm to 5pm) at the Shelborne Hotel has curated the quintessential "Summer Party" for both guys and gals where you can unwind in between Swim Week shows with complimentary pampering treatments, libations and bask in an array of activities.
Founded by Janet Wong and Sam Ben-Avraham, Cabana was created to answer the beachwear industry’s call for a new trade show format. As retailers, it was clear for the duo to identify what the industry needed – a well-edited show with a sense of discovery and a refreshing, inspiring environment to shop in.
The show environment is inspired by the best beach resorts around the world from Tulum, to Cote de'Azur, to Ibiza. While inspiration is an important aspect, comfort is also at the top of the list. Cabana is a place where brands and buyers can do business but also reunite and relax. Service is taken into consideration in all aspects of the show whether it’s golf carts between venues, creative food options, or a personalized bracelet instead of a badge as you enter the show – at Cabana it’s all in the details.
Miami Curves Week+ is a platform for curvy fashion and entertainment in Miami, Florida. During the world renowned Swim Week of Miami, MCW+ will be presenting a 2-day event which will feature a comedy show, a fashion marketplace and a runway show all celebrating full figured women. This event plans to celebrate a group that is all too often forgotten or dismissed within the fashion and entertainment world. We believe that the time has come to include, empower and make the plus size community visible within the fashion and entertainment industries.
Saturday & Sunday Saturday July 22nd & 23rd - Estilo Costa Rica
Showcasing: Nomadic Collector, Guyaberi, Makalo, Wet CR, Fabrizzio Berrocal, Plivertees, Ninfo, Eterea, Ana Gutierrez, Elha Joyeria, Lolita Mia
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Hammock is the most anticipated destination during Swim Week. Founded in 2010 as an upscale trade show for the swimwear industry, Hammock is where today’s established and new brands in swim, resort, beauty, and accessories meet.
Hammock is held in a luxury five star property, where brands will have the option to showcase their collections in private ocean-view suites or in a modern exhibition hall. Footsteps from the ocean and in the center of Swim Week, retailers and media from across the globe will escape to Hammock to visit their favorite brands and discover soon-to-be favorites.
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The first runway show to kick-off Miami Swim Week, join Lolli Swim Week at the Funkshion tent July 21 at 6pm. Living life through heart shaped sunnies and pockets full of sugary dreams is Lolli Swim. A California lifestyle collection packed full of playful details in bright fun colors designed by, Vy Nguyen. Invite only.
Thursday July 20th
FASHION SHOW DOORS OPEN AT 7:30PM
8:30 pm Nash Beach at Planet Fashion / SLS Hotel
9:30pm Revel Rey at Planet Fashion / SLS Hotel
10pm Roberto Cavalli at Planet Fashion / SLS Hotel
11pm Roberto Cavalli After Party SLS Hotel
Join the AC Hotel by Marriott on Thursday, July 20th from 8pm - 11pm for their Swim Week Kick-Off featuring designer Giancarlo Gedler showcasing his highly anticipated men’s swimwear collection.
This event is open to the public!
Tickets may be purchased via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/swim-week-kick-off-feat-giancarlo-gedler-tickets-36236602654
Tickets include a complimentary cocktail plus valet parking. The event is sponsored by Fiji Water and Miami Beach Suncare.
Gedler will also host a pop-up shop of his entire men and women’s collection. Guests are invited to shop and sip before the fashion show.
The event time is 8pm-11pm. Location is 2912 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL 33141 in the Gin+Collins Lounge of the AC Hotel by Marriott.
DJ: Cassidy Pepin
A garden outfitted in string lights, Broken Shaker drinks with umbrellas, Hawaiian-themed tunes and models sporting colorful Krelwear knit bikinis give this first-time event its luau flavor. The sun and the water also help.
More info: 305.528.2755; krelwear.com.