Why Sustainable Swimwear Is Everywhere Now

“It’s easy to imagine a world, particularly swimwear, where virgin qualities and virgin materials become obsolete.”To kick off Paraiso at Miami Swim Week, showgoers attended the inaugural Upcycle Challenge. Hosted by The Upcycle Project, a program that encourages upcycling by providing fashion schools with discarded textiles and garments, the competition paired specially selected fashion students […]

Simonett Is a Miami-Based Label to Watch

After a Swim Week debut at Paraiso and a business rebrand, the founder and designer is doubling down on her local roots and community.Simonett’s presentation at Paraiso during Miami Swim Week. Photo: Courtesy of Paraiso Miami BeachSimonett‘s Miami Swim Week debut with Paraiso was one of the quieter, calmer presentations for showgoers during the weekend. […]

Natasha Tonić Is a Sustainable, Hemp-Made Swimwear Label to Watch

The Los Angeles-based brand made its Miami Swim Week debut at Paraiso.The runway finale for Natasha Tonic at Paraiso. Photo: Courtesy of Paraiso Miami BeachOne would assume while looking at Natasha Tonić‘s garments on a rack — which I first encountered while backstage at Paraiso Miami Beach during Miami Swim Week — that the Los Angeles-based […]

Must Read: A Polka-Dot Zara Dress Has Become the Viral Fashion Item of the Summer, Louis Vuitton Opens Men’s Pop-Up in NYC

Plus, how a simple T-shirt helped revitalize Levi’s.Zara Print Dress, $69.90, available here. These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.A polka-dot Zara dress has become the viral fashion item of the summerA $69.90 polka-dot dress from Zara has become the fashion hit of the summer. Without the help of royals or mega-influencers, the flowy, mid-length […]