LYCRA® MOVES™ SWIM AT SWIMMIAMI

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Unveils New Global Swim Video & Presents Model Showcase of 2018 Swimwear Trends featuring Fabrics from Around the World

As a key ingredient in many swimsuit brands, the LYCRA® brand was once again a presence during Miami Swim Week and sponsored the LYCRA® SWIM SALON during SWIMMIAMI, July 14-17, 2016. The salon was a new tented venue located on the grounds of the exclusive W South Beach hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. A series of four swimwear runway fashion shows featuring swimwear by Hot-As-Hell, Robb & Lulu,  Baes & Bikinis and San Lorenzo were held at the salon. These brands use LYCRA® XTRA LIFE™ fiber in their swimwear collections because it resists breakage and fit loss caused by chlorine and sunscreen, and lasts up to ten times longer than unprotected spandex.

An invitation-only cocktail party was hosted by the LYCRA® brand at the LYCRA® SWIM SALON on Saturday, at the W Southbeach hotel.  This was followed by a presentation on LYCRA® XTRA LIFE™ fiber by Pattie Ficorilli, INVISTA Senior Marketing Manager for Swim. A live model showcase featuring trends created in collaboration with Stijlinstituut Amsterdam, where the 2018 swimwear trends were brought to life. Finally, guests previewed the new LYCRA® brand global swim video that highlights the unrivalled benefits LYCRA® XTRA LIFE™ fiber delivers to swimwear.  The new global brand video will be made available to brands and fabric mills to promote the quality of their swimwear and fabric selection using LYCRA® XTRA LIFE™.

“Miami Swim Week gives us a wonderful opportunity to engage with our partner brands and showcase the newest fabric innovations to the global swimwear community,” said Ficorilli. “Fabrics using our LYCRA® XTRA LIFE™ fiber are the favorite choice of swimwear brands around the globe, and we enjoy being able to educate both new and established brands about our technological developments,  trends in the industry and connect them to key fabric mills from around the globe.”

More information on the LYCRA® fiber brand can be found at www.connect.LYCRA.com and www.LYCRA.com. You can also find the LYCRA® brand on social media by using @LYCRABrand.

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model walks the runway at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model poses at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model poses at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model poses at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model poses at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model poses at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model poses at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model poses at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model poses at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model poses at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model poses at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model poses at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model poses at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: Dianne Lober (L) Michelle Schlegel (CL) Pattie Ficorilli (CR) pose with models at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: Dianne Lober (L) Michelle Schlegel (CL) Pattie Ficorilli (CR) pose with models at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: Dianne Lober (L) Michelle Schlegel (CL) Pattie Ficorilli (CR) pose with models at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: Dianne Lober (L) Michelle Schlegel (CL) Pattie Ficorilli (CR) pose with models at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: Pattie Ficorilli, Dianne Lober and Michelle Schlegel pose at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: Pattie Ficorilli, Dianne Lober and Michelle Schlegel pose at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: Pattie Ficorilli, Dianne Lober and Michelle Schlegel pose at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: Pattie Ficorilli, Dianne Lober and Michelle Schlegel pose at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: A model poses at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: A model poses at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 16: Models pose at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami - Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

MIAMI BEACH, FL – JULY 16: Models pose at the Lycra Moves Swim Cocktail Event at SwimMiami – Runway at W South Beach on July 16, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LYCRA)

 

About INVISTA

With leading brands including LYCRA®, COOLMAX®, CORDURA®, STAINMASTER® and ANTRON®, INVISTA is one of the world’s largest integrated producers of chemical intermediates, polymers and fibers. The company’s advantaged technologies for nylon, spandex and polyester are used to produce clothing, carpet and countless other everyday products. Headquartered in the United States, INVISTA operates in more than 20 countries and has 10,000 employees. For more information, visit INVISTA.comFacebook.com/INVISTAglobal and Twitter.com/INVISTA

LYCRA® and LYCRA® MOVES YOU™ are trademarks of INVISTA.

About SWIMMIAMI 

LDJ and SBI, two leading fashion production companies worldwide, have partnered to create SWIMMIAMI presented by smartwater® and W Hotels Worldwide, as a platform for designers seeking to present their 2016 collections set to International Runway standards. LDJ partners with IMG on NYFW and other international events and has been integral part of Miami Swim Week for the last ten years; producing the shows at The Raleigh Miami Beach with IMG and partnered with SBI to ensure a world class runway experience for the swim industry. A full schedule and information about the event can be viewed at  SWIMMIAMICOLLECTIONS.COM.

About Stijlinstituut, Amsterdam

Stijlinstituut Amsterdam focuses on innovation, product design and communication in design, fashion and materials. It acts as a source of information for the style related industry, reporting on consumer mind-set and environment, technological developments and trend-setting movements. It has developed a tightly focused methodology, directly related to client needs and built on consumer attitudes. It generates information and inspiration for design, marketing and sales functions, as well as for management, which gives valuable guidance on innovation, product design and communication.

CONTACT:  Dianne W. Lober   Dianne.W.Lober@invista.com

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Designers Unveil New Lingerie For The Plus Size Bride At NYC’s Bridal Fashion Week

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Noted fashion designers Ann Nahari and TeriLynK have announced plans for a fashion show to introduce new designs for brides on their wedding night. The new designs focus on sexy, attractive wear for plus size brides.

 

The fashion show will be part of New York City’s Bridal Fashion Week and held at 1315 Event Place on Sunday October 11, 2015.

 

The new designs include opulent bridal lingerie and delicate ultra feminine lounge pieces for the honeymoon trousseau — all in popular plus sizes.

 

In an age when Hollywood actresses are usually tiny, the average American woman is size 12 with size 14 and larger the fastest growing consumer group.

 

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“Everyone fusses about the bridal dress turning the most humble brides into grotesque bridezillas. But what about the bridal night? Especially for the curvy bride,” said Sumiyyah Rasheed, who is producing the fashion show.

 

Before embarking on the designs, the team did an informal survey of plus size brides-to-be who revealed the lingerie gifts they received at bachelorette parties were clothing they could never wear. Most said they would be forced to wear flimsy, uncomfortable lingerie on their wedding night – keeping their pose at the bedroom door or risk coming unhinged.

 

“TerilyK and Ann Nahari are teaming up to showcase the ultimate in exquisite lingerie that fits while making the woman look and feel confident,” Rasheed said.

 

The fashion show will be held at 1315 Event Place located at 15 W.28th Street, 8th Floor in New York, NY. The designers will be present for media interviews.

 

New York’s Bridal Fashion Week is one of the world’s leading fashion platform focusing on bridal fashions. Designers and merchants mingle to discuss the latest trends and new developments. There is currently a major shift in focus toward the needs of plus size brides.

  

 

ABOUT TERILYNK

 

Terilyn K, founded in 2007, is a wholesaler of the luxury bridalwear for the plus consumer. It is our mission to afford our brides elegant styles without the expense of comfort. We combine exquisite laces and sumptuous stretch silks with classic lines to offer a complete suite- the bridal trousseau- of timeless gowns to celebrate the wedding day and beautiful lingerie for the wedding night.

 

ABOUT ANN NAHARI

 

Ann Nahari is an upscale ready-to-wear fashion and lingerie brand catering to the fuller figured woman. Created by designer, Sumiyyah Rasheed, Ann Nahari has successfully presented plus size collections during New York Fashion Week as well as in Dubai and Istanbul, solidifying its presence in the global fashion market. Based in Decatur, GA,  Ms. Rasheed takes pride in the fact Ann Nahari is “made in the USA.” www.ann-nahari.com.

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The Ola Style Fashion Show


         video by NandoVision
On February 11, 2014, Hillary Flowers produced another fabulous runway show for Ola Style at the Skyroom in New York.

Ola Hawatmeh, the designer behind Ola Style credits much of her artistic flair in fashion design to the multi-cultural (Jordanian/Lebanese) atmosphere she experienced growing up. The rich colors and textures of traditional Lebanese art and clothing helped to mold Ola’s affinity for bright, bold colors.
The collection shown was a mix of two piece bikini suits, with lace and colors along with colorful and fitted gowns made of silk, leather and satin.
The “show was full of energy and excitement. Was a pleasure to showcase with a packed house, amazing people and beautiful models. I had flown in from St Louis to showcase on that day.. and a pleasure it was.” said Ola.
Along with enjoying the fashion show, attendees celebrated Ola’s birthday as well.
The Ola Style Fashion show was sponsored by Manhattan Wine Group.

          Designer Ola Hawatmeh


              **Photos by David Cheng**

About Ola Hawatmeh
Hawatmeh attended Vassar College and graduated with honors from Marist College with a degree in Communications and Journalism, and a minor in Psychology. During her college years, Ola represented Patricia Fields in numerous runway shows.
Ola has been featured on Fox 2 and KSDK News Channel 5 in the St. Louis market. She has styled countless celebrities and has designed for the Oscars, New York Fashion Week and music videos. Featured as St. Louis’ ‘Most Influential Woman’ in 2011 and 2012 by Alive Magazine, Ola was recently nominated and selected as one of St. Louis’ Top Women Business Owners in 2014.
For more information on Ola Style go tohttp://www.olastyle.net/ 

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Tia Lyn’s Curvy NYC Catwalk


         Video by Nandovision
Tia Lyn debuted her Capri Color in the top selling Core Collection on the catwalk December 5 at the Rosewood in New York City.
Made with machine washable Italian stretch satin and her signature two tone lace, the core collection is a must have for lingerie boutiques.
Tia Lyn is known for its use of delicate and innovative fabrics, contemporary designs and fit — every style is offered in sizes S, M, L, XL, 2X and 3X. Her signature style is a flirty and feminine selection of mix and match camisoles, chemises, and panties. Tia Lyn’s vintage inspired lingerie always has a delightful modern twist.

“This collection reveals the underpinnings of a more sophisticated woman where as you get closer to her inner layer, the layers become just as lovely as she is,” says the designer Tia Lyn.
Established in 2001, Tia Lyn is now one of four brands manufactured by Golyta, Inc. Sister brands include iCollection, Hauty and iBasic Intima. Goylta is a Los Angeles-based intimate wear company that has roots in apparel design and manufacturing going back three generations, and has a strong network of manufacturing partners in the US and across Asia. In addition to managing its retail brands, Golyta has also been providing private label services since 1996. Retail buyers can view the entire Tia Lyn Collection at Interfiliere Paris Lingerie Show, Curve NY, Curve NV and The International Lingerie Show (ILS). Please visitwww.TiaLyn.com to view our interactive catalog and additional information.


The Party

Hillary Flowers, Tia Lyn, Allie Rutherig
of Ruff Doggie, and Heather Briggs
of McPeteSez


            Saadig Busby and Marlin


Tia Lyn and Michael Moreira of The
International Lingerie Show


     Jason Finkelstein and Stephanie


       A guest with Rosalinda Biddle,
Tia Lyn, and Candace Ford


                  SMMG Crew


    Luis Paredes of The Lingerie Journal


Ronald Derisca


           Jason Finkelstein and friends


      Candice Ford and Jamie Gutierrez


 Saadig Busby with a Rosewood Bartender


                Jason Finkelstein


               Darryl C. Madison


    Hillary Flowers and Jason Finkelstein


                  DJ Billy Mendola

Behind the Scenes










A special thanks to
              Make Up Artists: 
Priscilla Chakmakian
 & Candice Ford
 Hair by: Rosalinda Biddle
                    Models: 
Sarah
StephanieYuenaCharli-Marie Hillary FlowersYannylbis,LyndsieCassieStephanieKate and KP

***Photography by: ADW Images, NandovisionJames H MorrisMomentoTempusCashinDesign.com, Christopher Butt,Enrique Marin,
ShakeSpearDark.comJose Juarez PhotographyCrystalWind PhotographySandro MoranSohoNYC,
Rj Ensalada***

For more information on Tia Lyn Lingerie go to www.tialyn.com
For more information on Hillary Flowers go towww.hillaryflowers.com

If you are interested in showcasing your own line with a NYC fashion show please email fashionshow@mcpetesez.com

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