Diving Into Swim Week

July 11th, 2014

swim week

{Filles à Papa swimsuit, American Apparel thigh-high socks and leather hat}

While the mere thought of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Miami gives me heartburn (it’s the one weekend my day job becomes nightmarish with midnight deadlines, densely written story assignments, non-stop reporting — all the while sweating like Chris Brown in a courtroom. But there’s a palpable energy of fashion legitimacy in Miami during this special time, so I’ll take it.

Every year, I take part in the Escape Miami campaign where we bloggers band together to promote the Miami style lounge which takes place on Saturday, July 19 from 12 to 4 p.m. at The National Hotel.

This year, I went for a decidedly American Apparel-esque theme because I fell in love with this Filles à Papa message swimsuit which I recently spotted on Net-a-Porter while summer suit shopping. As a mom heading toward her 40s, I felt like shooting something edgy and outside of my comfort zone and  — voila! — this happened.

To RSVP for Escape Miami 2, go here.

Photograph by Alexander Tamargo

 

 

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Maria!

POSTED BY Cristina  |  July 11, 2014

love!

POSTED BY ginger  |  July 14, 2014

FABulous.

POSTED BY susie  |  July 14, 2014

You are so FIRE!

POSTED BY Carla  |  July 14, 2014

hot momma x
http://www.vicariousLA.com

POSTED BY i.s.  |  July 14, 2014

Girl you so fly!

FIRE!!

Xx

POSTED BY Chic Streets x Eats  |  July 18, 2014

Bravo!

POSTED BY Chanoa Chen  |  July 21, 2014