Three Latin swimwear brands to look for at Swim Week

 

Latin designers bring the sizzling designs to Swim Week.

La Belle Rebelle Colección 2014
La Belle Rebelle Colección 2014
 

By Sandra Palacios

The Miami Swim Week is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated events of the year in Miami. This weekend the city is filled with the glamour of the latest trends in swimwear and several Latino companies come floating in a sea of colors, full of creative ideas and fascinating designs. Here are three brands to put on your radar:

Caffe Swimwear 

A luxury Colombian company founded in 2004 that specializes in female swimwear. Its designer Paula Saavedra offers sexy and chic options for women who want to raise their beach style to a new level. During its fifth appearance at the Mercedes-Benz Swim 2014 Caffé will be showcasing its Spring / Summer 2014 line inspired by different natural regions of Colombia.

La Belle Rebelle

Originally from Uruguay, this swimwear company offers unique designs, fabrics and patterns that break the traditional schemes. The brand's flagship store in South Beach (in the 824 and Washington Avenue) is recognized for selling pieces inspired by retro glam and rock. Spring / Summer 2014 is inspired by pinups.

Maaji

The company was created in Colombia in 2002 by sisters Manuela and Amalia Sierra. Their creations are inspired by magical stories full of color, modern small details and patterns that keep up with the latest trends. Each of the pieces of Maaji is reversible, which adds to the product versatility.

Caffe Swimwear presents at 9 p.m. Sunday at Oasis and Maaji at 10 p.m. on Sunday at the Cabaña Grande at the Raleigh Hotel (1775 Collins Ave., Miami Beach). La Belle Rebelle is showing at SwimShow throughout the weekend at Miami Beach Convention Center (1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach).

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