BAZAAR EXCLUSIVE: Best Styles from International Swim Fashion Week 2016

International Swim Fashion Week 2016 set in the exotic locale of Papagayo Curacao on Jan Thiel Beach, Caribbean saw a mirage of colours, prints and cut-out chic swim silhouettes. Whether sliced, scooped or cut, a teasing peekaboo draws the eye. Prepare to be seduced by International Swim Fashion Week’s clever game of conceal and reveal. From vibrant bikinis to elongated poolside pieces, domineered by earthy colour tones and exotic oasis inspired print. A variety of padded bandeau tops, structured halter necks and delicate over the shoulder straps allow for a style and shape to suit every woman.

Trefle Designs

Trefle Designs

From the likes of Aquavita Swim (USA), Lybethras (Brazil) Harlette Swim (UK), Thalassa Boom (USA), Valeria Costa (Brazil), Versakini (USA), Trefle Design (BVI) – the platinum shores of Papagayo Curacao played host to inspiring style makers with an innovative platform for emerging designers to showcase their collections to international buyers, print & digital outlet.


Patterned crochet in two hues of orange | Lybethras

aquavita swim

Ethereal vibes with slouchy palazzo pants and kimono knits | Aquavita Swim (USA)

harlette swim 2

Contemporary spin on animal prints, bringing to life the merge of Safari and Swim | Harlette Swim

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A wash of acid watercolour | Trefle Designs

Trefle Designs

Brushstroke buoyant hues | Trefle Designs

thalassa boom

Illuminating evergreen in a sleek silhouette | Thalassa Boom

honey bee

Cut-outs are making a cool comeback with emerald leaf motifs | Honey Bee

harlette swim

Deep blue sea meets the landscape of an islandic skyline | Harlette Swim

valeria costa

Orange is the new black, made its waves with floor-sweeping hemlines | Valeria Costa

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