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This year, L*SPACE by Monica Wise teamed up with leading maker of at-home hair removal creams and waxes Veet® as the presenting sponsor of the collection. Additional sponsors included summer essential brands blo – Blow Dry Bar – Midtown Miami who created gold glitter dipped fishtails, Stila Cosmetics and Ipanema for a full beach-ready look.
On Sunday, July 21, 2013 celebrity favored swim brand L*SPACE by Monica Wise welcomed Real Housewives of New Jersey Melissa and Joe Gorga, along with over 500 of her closest friends, buyers and top media to preview a never-before-seen Resort and Spring 2014 collection during a private runway show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami. The swimwear and resortwear line are united with sophisticated pastel color palates including pistachio green, sea shell pink and powder blue; gem tones in berry, pebble and plum; primary solids in daffodil, paprika, peacock and periwinkle as well as classic black and white.
Always on trend, designer Monica Wise adds to the season Aztec prints, geometric shapes, snakeskin, watercolor and old-world Caribbean and galactic map patterns that complete the overall theme of endless travel with a contemporary edge. Select pieces also feature flirty embellishments from laser cuts to knotting and lace or strategic accents of fringe and ruffle.
With the brand’s best known attributes in fit and function, Wise takes it one step further and provides women with endless silhouette options suiting every body, style and swim wear opportunity. Reversible, mix-and-match styles, as well as bikini tops with adjustable straps, can all be refashioned into an off-the-beach look when paired with a loose, transparent tank or low back dress, for the trendy dare-to-bare sheer effect. The one-piece will return and make a statement, altering the traditional look with molded cups and cut outs while offering both comfort and confidence for any age.
From conception, Monica Wise’s sought out to create trend-setting suits with a fresh and innovative approach that translates movement, colors and style in highly desirable and wearable pieces. Today, the internationally acclaimed swimwear label has garnered an iconic status in the worldwide haute couture beach fashion scene and has been worn by celebrities Victoria Beckham, Cameron Diaz, Kate Hudson, Nicole Kidman, Lea Michele, Rihanna, Jessica Alba, Leann Rimes, Gwen Stefani, as well as reality stars Kim and Kourtney Kardashian, Kristin Cavallari, Padma Lakshmi, Melissa Gorga and more.