Bold, resort-quality fashions define Miami Beach Swim Week 2013 - Fashion & Beauty - MiamiHerald.com: "For sheer drama, the Nicolita fashion show at Mercedes-Benz began with a white-suited detective and trench-coated models holding flashlights, showcasing the show’s theme: “The Search for the Perfect Booty.” “It’s all about reinventing the bikini,” said Nicole Di Rocco, 33, owner and creator of Nicolita, based in Los Angeles. Di Rocca’s designs incorporated lace and crochet inserts and ruffle trims, in vibrant mints, corals and polka dots, some with big bows — reminiscent of Betty Boop. Agua Bendita’s collection ranged from grunge to Navajo-like prints, with additions like leggings, cargo pants and short shorts over bikinis. Standout pieces included a one-piece swimsuit with a dangling camera design on the front, and cover-ups and maxi-dresses with large lion prints. Dolores Cortés offered a sea of aqua, brightly colored prints and pastel snakeskin, on bikinis and maillots, with a variety of cutouts."(read more at link above)
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