Date: July 13th -17th
Venue: Collins Park – Miami
Funkshion Productions hosts another season of Swim Fashion Week in summer fun Miami, Jesenia’s Goodie Bag highlights the best in Latin swimwear.
AGUACLARA SWIMWEAR (Lima, Peru)
Brother & sister duo Lilianna & Jorge Villalobos, with their Amazonian & Andean influences, custom design swimwear with handmade embroidery and exotic fabric detailing. Sold in over 40 countries, this jet-setting collection is perfect for clients seeking originality. From their runway presentation, a showstopping midnight green halter cutout dress with rustic gold cuff accents and lace-up open toe sandals. Smoldering beauty featured soft, smokey eye shadow, bronzed cheekbones and coral pink lips, with a shiny keratin blowout.
LULI FAMA (Cuba)
Supermodels Adriana Lima & Cindy Crawford, along with singing sensations Shakira & Beyonce are among the fashion elite who wear Luli Fama. Luli & Augusto Hanimian are the design duo behind the brand, with their uni-flattering signature style of vibrant prints and shape-enhancing fabric. Their newest bikini collection boasts reptilian, rainbow, sparkles, mosaic and bold netted textiles paired with colorful bib necklaces, bangles, and a variation of espadrille wedges and fringe knee gladiator sandals. Hair & makeup was seafront gorgeous with beach wave hair, smoky taupe eyes, satin pink lips and pop-of-color nail polish.
Sisters Manuela & Amalia Sierra design little art pieces using cutting edge silhouettes and whimsical patterns. A wonderful color palette of coral, oceanic, powdered blue and egg-shell yellow, paired with rain forest, marine life, ikat, tie dye and autumn prints. Cool accessories dominated the runway with floral accented swim caps, visers, goggles & sunglasses, pendant & tassel necklaces, chunky & braided stacked bangles & gold cuffs. Featured handbags; canvas fanny packs and bright lunch pails. Delightful props evoked a beach feel with acrylic whistles, donuts & watermelon life buoys, disposable point & shoot cameras and a vintage a boom box. Woven wedges in strapped, lace-up and espadrille styles. Retro inspired makeup showcased bright eyes, rosy cheeks and peachy-pink lips paired with tousled hair.
[Photo Credit: MomentoTempus Photography]
[Special Thanks: Funkshion Productions]