Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim kicks off

  • A model wears ANK swimwear during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami Beach, Fla. Friday, July 17, 2009. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) LYNNE SLADKY / AP

  • A model poses during the kickoff of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim at South Beach's Raleigh Hotel. For the first time in its five-year history, the five-night invitation-only event began with a poolside show featuring fashions not from a particular designer, but from a shop: Boheme's Boutique, owned by local Edit Meurrens with locations in Fisher Island, South Beach and Key Biscayne. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A model poses during the kickoff of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim at South Beach's Raleigh Hotel. For the first time in its five-year history, the five-night invitation-only event began with a poolside show featuring fashions not from a particular designer, but from a shop: Boheme's Boutique, owned by local Edit Meurrens with locations in Fisher Island, South Beach and Key Biscayne. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A model poses during the kickoff of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim at South Beach's Raleigh Hotel. For the first time in its five-year history, the five-night invitation-only event began with a poolside show featuring fashions not from a particular designer, but from a shop: Boheme's Boutique, owned by local Edit Meurrens with locations in Fisher Island, South Beach and Key Biscayne. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A model poses during the kickoff of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim at South Beach's Raleigh Hotel. For the first time in its five-year history, the five-night invitation-only event began with a poolside show featuring fashions not from a particular designer, but from a shop: Boheme's Boutique, owned by local Edit Meurrens with locations in Fisher Island, South Beach and Key Biscayne. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF