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Parties and bikinis: Where to celebrate Swim Week in Miami

The Wildfox line took over the penthouse at the Raleigh Hotel for an installation of designs and private party during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim. Photo: Tomas Loewy
The Wildfox line took over the penthouse at the Raleigh Hotel for an installation of designs and private party during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim. Photo: Tomas Loewy

Chances are runways aren’t your thing. But that doesn’t mean you can’t party like a fashion model at some of the hottest parties during Miami’s annual Swim Week.

1. Bollare Basement Party at Basement

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Alex Mateo de Acosta

This might be the coolest Swim Week party, but only because the Bollare Basement Party has ice skating and slushies.

IF YOU GO

When: Wednesday, July 19

Where: Basement, 2901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140

Time: 10 p.m.

2901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140

2. California Dreamin' at Rockwell

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photo via Rockwell Miami/Facebook

Party in Miami with models from Frankies Bikinis and Lolli Swim. Music by DJ Lady Sha will take you to the West Coast.

IF YOU GO

When: Saturday, July 22

Time: 11:30 p.m. – 5:30 a.m.

Where: Rockwell, 743 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

743 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

3. Krave Studio's One Year Anniversary with A$AP Ferg at Rockwell

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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 11: Harlem rapper A$AP Ferg performs at the Hennessy V.S Limited Edition by JonOne Launch Party at Terminal 5 on July 11, 2017 in New York City. The Limited Edition release by urban artist JonOne, which features a colorful, vibrant design, is the seventh in an ongoing series of collaborations between Hennessy V.S and several internationally renowned artists. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Hennessy) Ilya S. Savenok Getty Images for Hennessy

You could be on a new level at this party with “New Level” rapper A$AP Ferg. The party marks the one-year anniversary of the production collective Krave Studio on Miami Beach.

IF YOU GO

When: Friday, July 21

Time: 11:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Where: Rockwell, 743 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

743 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

4. Swim Week Grand Finale at Rockwell

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photo via @kingoftape/Instagram

Wrap up Swim Week with the visions of artist Joel Alvarez who uses design and tape on live models in the Black Tape Project.

IF YOU GO

When: Monday, July 24

Time: 11:30 p.m.-5:30 a.m.

Where: Rockwell, 743 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

743 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

5. Peroni's Escape Miami Style Lounge at the Shelborne South Beach

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The Shelborne Hotel, 1801 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, in 1999 MARICE COHN BAND MIAMI HERALD STAFF

What can you do in between Swim Week’s runway shows? You can watch additional fashion shows, or better yet, get pampered at the Escape Miami Style Lounge. The lounge has unisex spa services, plus drinks and other activities.

IF YOU GO

When: Saturday, July 22

Time: 12-5 p.m.

Where: Shelborne South Beach, 1801 Collins Avenue

Miami Beach, FL 33139

Cost: Free

RSVP: http://bit.ly/2uJSPEb

1801 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139

6. Miami Swim Week Pop-Up Party at Foxhole Bar

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Cocktails and swimwear models. That’s basically all you need to know about this Swim Week party. It’s Foxhole’s first time throwing a party for the occasion and they’ve invited two Miami designers to showcase their bathing suit lines.

IF YOU GO

When: Saturday, July 22

Time: 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Where: Foxhole, 1218 14th Court Miami Beach, FL 33139

1218 14th Court Miami Beach, FL 33139

7. Cash Cash at E11even

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From Miami Beach to downtown Miami, Swim Week heats up with this party featuring the electronic music group Cash Cash at the all-day club E11even.

IF YOU GO

When: Saturday, July 22

Where: E11even, 29 NE 11th St, Miami, FL 33132

Time: 10 p.m.

Cost: $20/$30 at http://bit.ly/2tHvspw

29 NE 11th St, Miami, FL 33132

8. Brody Jenner at E11even

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MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 18: Kaitlynn Carer and Brody Jenner attend Cafe Swimwear And Frankies Bikinis Shows At W South Beach For SWIMMIAMI 2016 at W South Beach Hotel & Residences on July 18, 2015 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Dylan Rives/Getty Images for W South Beach Hotel & Residences) Dylan Rives

The son of Caitlyn Jenner might know a thing or two about models. His mother, Linda Thompson, is one after all, and so is his sister, Kendall Jenner. Find out what Brody Jenner knows about music when he takes over as DJ at E11even on Sunday.

IF YOU GO

When: Sunday, July 23

Time: 10 p.m.

Where: E11even, 29 NE 11th St, Miami, FL 33132

Cost: $20/$30 at http://bit.ly/2uDNw8f

29 NE 11th St, Miami, FL 33132

9. Miami Swim Week Kick Off Party at DÔA Miami Beach

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Exterior of DOA restaurant on Miami Beach on Friday, January 27, 2017. AL DIAZ adiaz@miamiherald.com

Admire the work of designers from Kara Swimwear at this colorful cocktail reception with drinks by Ron Barceló.

IF YOU GO

When: Friday, July 21

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Where: DÔA Miami Beach, 2000 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33131

2000 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33131

10. Swim Miami After Party with Wale at Wall

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Ditch the sounds of the runway for the banging beats of hip-hop with Wale and Mr. Mauricio from 103.5 The Beat.

IF YOU GO

When: Thursday, July 20

Time: 11 p.m.-4 a.m.

Where: Wall Lounge, 2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Cost: $40 at http://bit.ly/2gLwdgb

2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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