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Best designer swimsuits from Miami Swim Week

A favorite swimsuit from Aguaclara's collection at Miami Swim Week. Photograph by Simon Soong.
A favorite swimsuit from Aguaclara's collection at Miami Swim Week. Photograph by Simon Soong.

Indulge sent contributing fashion correspondent Cata Balzano to roam the runway shows and VIP parties of Miami Swim Week, scanning for the latest swimsuits, swimwear styles and bathing suit fashion trends. These six designers’ looks caught her eye.

1. Aguaclara Swimwear is bold and beautiful

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Aguaclara's suits display a mix of unique cuts and colors. Photograph by Simon Soong. Simon Soong

Cata says: “Aguaclara designers Jorge and Liliana Villalobos found a harmonious combination between bold colors, elegant patterns, and unique cuts and shapes. This yellow-and-black look is one of my favorites.” aguaclara-swimwear.com.

2. Agua Bendita shows star power

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Colombian model and actress Ariadna Gutierrez, center, walked in Agua Bendita's Miami Swim Week show. Photograph by Simon Soong. Simon Soong

Cata says: “Agua Bendita fabulously combined earthy tones with intricate detailing, including plenty of fringe. Designers Catalina Alvarez and Mariana Hinestroza, who take pride in the brand’s initiative of employing artisan women in Colombia, tapped Colombian model and actress Ariadna Gutierrez to open the show.” aguabendita.com.

3. Beach Bunny has sexy swimsuits

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Beach Bunny displayed a collection at Miami Swim Week full of beige, bubblegum and black color palettes. Photograph by Simon Soong. Simon Soong

Cata says: “Beach Bunny’s Heaven on Earth collection was an array of black, beige and bubblegum pink. Each of their bikinis are sexy in unique ways, especially this one.” beachbunnyswimwear.com.

4. Gottex Swimwear exudes elegance

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This stunning Gottex Swim bathing suit is for special occasions. Photograph by Getty Images.

Cata says: “Gottex Swimwear presented the most elegant swimsuit I saw. This white halter-top two-piece is almost bridal — definitely for a special occasion.” gottex-swimwear.com.

5. Keva J does sporty swimsuits with a twist    

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A model walks the runway during the Keva J Swimwear fashion show at Loews Miami Beach Hotel during Miami Swim Week. Photograph by Getty Images.

Cata says: “Keva J Swimwear’s black bikini is sporty and casual, but the razor-front cut of the top gives it an edge.” kevabykevaj.com.

6. Liliana Montoya gets inspired by wanderlust

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A trip to the Maldives helped inspire the latest swim collection from Liliana Montoya. Photograph by Simon Soong. Simon Soong

Cata says: “Liliana Montoya’s latest collection, inspired by a trip to the Maldives, includes this vivid bikini with double straps on the bottom: high-rise and low-rise.”

See more of Miami Swim Week trends and fashion recaps at Indulge’s sister site, Miami.com.

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