We may already be more than a month into summer, but down in Miami Beach, swimwear season is just kickin' into high gear--for 2013, that is. This year's Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Swim shows offered up an assortment of beachwear with more twists, strings, and... unusual accessories than we'd ever envisioned donning on a beach day. But hey, who are we to predict the future of fashion?
So, in an effort to properly appreciate all the wonderful uniqueness that the Miami Fashion Week swimwear shows have given us, we've decided to dole out some equally unique superlatives to the styles that really stood out. There's only so much you can do with the minuscule amount of fabric generally allotted to swimwear--but these designers really managed to make the most of it!
So without further ado...
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