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Paraiso Miami Swim Week Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Over 50 Events

Paraiso Miami Swim Week celebrated its 20th anniversary with a vibrant schedule of over 50 runway shows, presentations, parties, and pop-ups, welcoming more than 10,000 guests. The event, known as the world's largest for swim and resort wear industries, highlighted innovative design, inclusivity, diversity, and sustainability. Held from May 30th to June 2nd at Collins Park Tent and various venues across Miami Beach, the week featured new and veteran labels, industry-focused conferences, and numerous experiences, establishing new dates for the entire industry after moving the program to June in 2023.


WEDNESDAY, MAY 30


Miami swim week launched in style with the SHAN X SELECT MODELS party at BYBLOS, setting a glamorous tone for the days ahead. the celebration was followed by an exclusive media dinner at Klaw Miami, where Paraiso hosted swimwear editors and journalists gathered for an evening of fine dining and fashion. these kick-off events were just the beginning, as the next four days were filled with captivating activities and high-fashion excitement.



THURSDAY, MAY 30


Day 1 of Paraiso officially commenced with a chic media dinner hosted by COVERGIRL AND SALLY HANSEN. selected VIPs and journalists headed to the Plymouth hotel to enjoy beauty and bites poolside. the summer evening provided a perfect backdrop for mingling, and set the atmosphere buzzing with anticipation for the week’s upcoming shows and events.


MEDIA DINNER



The fashion festivities kicked off with captivating runway shows at the Paraiso fashion tent featuring DRAW ON SWIM and HUNTING HUE, both brands owned by talented Australian photographer, Bec. designs featuring Bec’s photography transferred onto swimwear embodied the lively atmosphere and energy of Miami swim week.


DRAW ON SWIM

 


HUNTING HUE



Colombian designer AZULU captivated audiences with unique silhouettes and intricate details. the runway concluded with stunning ready-to-wear looks from ADRIANA FERNANDEZ. The night concluded at Miami’s hottest new venue, BEYBEY, in collaboration with NEXT MODELS. We toasted to the start of swim week with bubbles provided by LALLIER CHAMPAGNE.


AZULU



ADRIANA FERNANDEZ



NEXT MODELS X BEYBEY



FRIDAY, MAY 31


Day 2 of Paraiso unfolded with a plethora of unforgettable experiences. from lively brunches to engaging pop-ups, insightful industry talks, and captivating presentations, the day was a whirlwind of excitement. leading swimwear brands took center stage with their runway shows, while vibrant afterparties kept the energy high. across miami beach, events captured the essence of summer and fashion in a flawless fusion.


The day kicked off with CASA BOLLARE VIP gifting house, providing glam and swag to top influencers of swim week. the morning continued with a fun poolside presentation by NIKE SWIM at the rooftop of ESMÉ, adding a dynamic twist to the day's lineup.


VIP GIFTING HOUSE BY BOLLARE



NIKE SWIM



Keeping us active, ALLEGRA PARIS led a powerful fitness class for HEROINE SPORT at the reserve, showcasing the perfect fusion of fashion and fitness. the event was attended predominantly by models, all dressed in see-now-buy-now activewear looks by heroine sport, adding a chic touch to their workout routines.


HEROINE SPORT X ALLEGRA PARIS



Throughout all four days of Paraiso, MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT celebrated swim week and summer shopping with RAG & BONE IN-STORE PARTY, BAOBAB pop up at ELLE’S BOUTIQUE, MONTCE wellness class hosted by JOJA, and THE RHODE BOOTH


MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT - RAG & BONE PARTY



Starting the afternoon strong, DIPPIN’ DAISY’S treated influencers to an exclusive fashion presentation poolside at the Plymouth, setting the scene for a day filled with style and innovation. meanwhile, COLOMBIAMODA made its grand debut in the us market with a vibrant event featuring music, networking, Colombian fashion, and insightful panel discussions.


Over at the Paraiso fashion tent, THE SWIM UP-CYCLE CHALLENGE X ISTITUTO MARANGONI MIAMI, supported by SHARPIE CREATIVE MARKERS, crowned another deserving winner. under the mentorship of Agua Bendita, Rotem Bensaadon crafted two stunning looks from the brand’s dead stock fabric, earning a first-place title and scholarship prize.


Over at the south beach hotel’s enchanting courtyard, beloved Miami-based designer, SIGAL, unveiled her latest collection full of sunset hues and stunning patterns.


DIPPIN’ DAISY’S



COLOMBIAMODA



ROTEM BENSAADON X AGUA BENDITA



SIGAL



A radiant display of classic, elegant, and stylish designs by SHAN, the esteemed Canadian brand kicked of Friday evening at the Paraiso fashion tent followed by the unveiling of the luxurious swimwear and resort wear collection by SINESIA KAROL. these showcases unquestionably stole the spotlight, captivating the audience with their extraordinary craftsmanship and fit. Sinesia's ongoing inspiration from her garden and the natural world continues to infuse her creations with a distinct vitality and effortless beauty.


SHAN



SINESIA KAROL



As social media leads the charge in influencer marketing, familiar faces and social media stars strutted the runway for OH POLLY SWIM. having the brand’s ambassadors live on the runway truly brought their campaigns to life at Paraiso.


POLLY SWIM



SATURDAY, JUNE 1


As we powered through day 3, Nigerian brand ANDREA IYAMAH whisked us away into an immersive wonderland, setting the stage for an unforgettable experience at soho beach house’s rooftop, OCHO. the air was alive with music and VIP guests, including the ever-glamorous CHANEL IMAN.


ANDREA IYAMAH



Meanwhile, just a few floors down at the beach bar, soho house joined forces with PERFECT MOMENT to unveil their new swimwear collection. this British lifestyle brand, already famed as a trendsetter in skiwear, has elegantly expanded into the swimwear market, continuing to make waves in fashion.


PERFECT MOMENT



KULANI KINIS made a splash at the Plymouth, seamlessly blending fashion and fun in true Aussie style. WITH HAMPTON WATER rosé flowing, a sea of pink hues set the scene and atmosphere buzzing with vibrant energy. it was truly the ultimate poolside paradise.


KULANI KINIS



The day continued with runway shows, each infused with buzzy energy and attendees rushing from one photo-op to the next. the liveliness of Miami swim week was always a thing, but this year everyone was kept at the edge of their seat with the number of must-see shows and events. Fashion shows from PQ SWIM, LULI FAMA, and CHLOE ROSE SWIMWEAR marked Saturday at the Paraiso fashion tent. The day wrapped up with a fun-filled bowling party featuring WILHELMINA MODELS decked out in BEACH BUNNY looks at the Miami beach edition, perfectly blending style and playfulness.


PQ SWIM



LULI FAMA



CHLOE ROSE



WILHELMINA MODELS X BEACH BUNNY