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Miami Swim Week 2019 Offers Fresh Takes on Swimwear—and Everything Else

By Dorothy Crouch | July 18, 2019

As designers, brands, buyers and influencers descended upon south Florida for Miami Swim Week, there was much competition for business on the trade-event circuit plus newcomers making it to the runway.

California Vibe at Art Hearts Fashion Week in New York

California Vibe at Art Hearts Fashion Week in New York

There were plenty of West Coast designers on the runway during the Arts Heart Fashion shows, held Sept. 7–11 at the Angel Orensanz Center, housed inside a Gothic Revival synagogue in New York.

Students from the Academy of Art University Hit the Runway

Students from the Academy of Art University Hit the Runway

For some 12 years now, the recent graduates from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco have displayed their designs on the runway during New York Fashion Week.

Style Fashion Week Sees Three Days of Runway Shows During NYFW

Style Fashion Week opened its three-day event on Sept. 7 at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, located aboard the aircraft carrier Intrepid at Pier 86 in New York.

LA Designer Tadashi Shoji Unveils Spring/Summer ’18 at NYFW

LA Designer Tadashi Shoji Unveils Spring/Summer ’18 at NYFW

Los Angeles designer Tadashi Shoji went with a more informal vibe for his Spring/Summer ’18 collection, which was seen on the runway during New York Fashion Week.

Dunyah Takes the Runway at NYFW

Dunyah Takes the Runway at NYFW

Mustafa Wafa produced his second runway show for New York Fashion Week, unveiling his Spring/Summer 2018 collection for his Los Angeles–headquartered brand called Dunyah.

OCFW: OC Opener

OCFW: OC Opener

OC FASHION WEEK: Gigi Hunter gained notoriety for her knits and glamorous crochet pieces that were seen on celebrities such as Halle Berry, Jada Pinkett Smith and Jasmine Guy.

OC Fashion Week Starts

Orange County Fashion Week will aim to balance trade, consumer and glitz when the biannual fashion event unveils a series of shows Sept. 5–9. OC Fashion Week’s Spring/Summer 2018 shows will be held in venues around Newport Beach, Calif.

LA Swim Week Starts on Irreverent Note

LA Swim Week Starts on Irreverent Note

For its second run at the Skirball Cultural Center in West LA, the Los Angeles Swim Week fashion shows started on an irreverent note.

Cruise 2018 in Miami Beach

Cruise 2018 in Miami Beach

The Cruise 2018 collections bowed on the runways in Miami at events produced by Swim Miami, Funkshion and Art Hearts Fashion.

 Cruise 2018 on the Runways

Cruise 2018 on the Runways

Miami Beach once again became the epicenter of swim fashion when the swim trade shows—Miami SwimShow, Hammock and Cabana—opened their doors while runway producers Swim Miami, Funkshion and Art Hearts Fashion hosted more than 50 catwalk shows showcasing Cruise 2018 collections.

Maggie Barry, Kunst NYC and Band of Gypsies Take The Runway

Maggie Barry, Kunst NYC and Band of Gypsies Take The Runway

Downtown Los Angeles’ Brigade LA boutique turned itself into a runway on June 18 with a fashion show that served as a platform for an emerging brand with a performance-art angle, a new line meant for the international music-festival circuit and a contemporary brand with looks inspired by the 1960s.

Wolk Morais Shows Collection 5

Wolk Morais Shows Collection 5

To make a Wolk Morais runway show, you need a few main ingredients.

Directives West Shines the Spotlight on Major Trends for Fall/Winter 2017

Directives West Shines the Spotlight on Major Trends for Fall/Winter 2017

Directives West broke down the trends for Fall/Winter 2017 at its April 3 runway show, held at the California Market Center during LA Majors Market.

Los Angeles Fashion Week: California Point of View

Los Angeles Fashion Week: California Point of View

Los Angeles Fashion Week: Fall 2017

Los Angeles Fashion Week: On With The Shows

Los Angeles Fashion Week: On With The Shows

Los Angeles Fashion Week: Fall 2017