Relaxing in Havana: Mercedes Benz Fashion Week SWIM 2011, Published July 26, 2010 by: Nensi Farenhajt

August 03, 2010

Every year in Miami, Mercedes Benz sponsors a fashion week where designers can showcase their latest and greatest swim designs.

This year there were twenty-seven designers that had the opportunity to present their newest swim wear models. The fashion week was from July 15-19 at the Raleigh in Miami.

After looking at a few designers, Nicolita’s collection stood out. This year, designer Nicole Di Rocco of Nicolita had a wonderful collection. She used many different colors to showcase different design details. From polka-dots to Latin influenced bikini tops with sleeves, the swimsuits were in reds, greens, whites, blues, golds, and yellows. Each of the colors was vibrant and had many details looking as though the model had just stepped out Havana, Cuba.

Many of the various suits were accentuated with rope braids, creating a distinguished look. Overall, the designs looked to be fitted for women that wanted to relax in the warm sun of Havana.

One of they key accessories used by all the models was red lipstick. This vibrant color complemented the swimsuit style and design. Although the bright lipstick color stuck out, it allowed for the swimsuit to complement the models skin tone instead of the cosmetics.

The designs were almost reminiscent of the 1950′s by being conservative towards todays micro-bikini’s but showing enough skin to remain sexy.

At the end of the runway behind all of the models, designer Nicole Di Rocco came out waving to all of the guests to thank them for their attendance. Overall, a promising set of designs.

Nicolita’s swimwear ranged in price from $100 to $150. Although the price may seem high, the price is reasonable for a bikini that looks both sexy and classy. The majority of the collection can be found online at http://www.mynicolita.com.





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Fit Guide and Suggested Styles

Do you hate when your bikini bottoms dig into your hips? Have no fear, Nicolita NO PINCH FIT Cuban Style Bottoms are here!!

Hola! I'm Nicolita owner & designer Nicole Di Rocco. In this video I'll show you why and how we created our signature Nicolita Bottom fit.

Nicolita has one-of-kind swimwear styles that are carefully designed to flatter your figure. Say goodbye to those ill-fitting bikini bottoms and say hello to comfort and fit!

Below are a few of our most popular styles that were designed with YOUR hips in mind.


Welcome to the Nicolita Fitting Room!

I want to help you find the Perfect Fit Nicolita Style. Below I have created a Nicolita Swimwear Fit guide to match your curves with our swimwear options and styles. If you still have questions of which bikini or one piece style would look best with your body shape just Call 866-NICOLITA (866-642-6548)  Email hola@mynicolita, or Skype me @mynicolita.     

Over the last 13 years since I started Nicolita in 2003, I have worked with a lot of Nicolita clients on selecting the perfect swimsuit for them. I'm the first to admit that wearing a bikini or one piece swimsuit can be challenging for the majority of us. Even if you have a rockin' body, there are certain styles that work better on certain body shapes.

But I am a strong believer that there is the perfect swimsuit out there for you. And we have gone ahead and picked out some styles that are flattering for you!

Larger cup sizes (D cup and up)

Women with larger cup sizes are primarily looking for 2 things when trying on swimwear: coverage and support. While going up a size in the top can provide more coverage, some styles just won’t provide the coverage and support you may be looking for. Look for styles with side boning and molded cups to give you the support and coverage you desire, without the pinching of an underwire!

For support and coverage, check out:
Maria Knotty Wrap Twist Top

Molded Push Up Bikini Top

 

Smaller Bust

Have a smaller bust and want to create the illusion of a bigger chest? Styles with details like ruffles and molded cups will add volume and create cleavage!

For adding volume to a smaller chest, check out:

Haute Dot Bow Tie Bikini Tube Top

Rumba Ruffles Triangle Halter

 

Broad Shoulders

If you’re looking to tone down the appearance of broad shoulders, look for one-shoulder and detailed tops which will draw attention away from wide set shoulders. Deep V necklines will keep the attention focused on your chest and the low cut back will make your shoulders appear more narrow.

To elongate the torso, check out:

Rumba Ruffles One Shoulder Top

Neon Bloom Deep V One Piece

 

Not So Curvy

Looking to add more curve to that backside? Look for bottoms with backside details like ruffles, shirring, or our signature knotty bottom. These details add more curve to your bottom and create a more shapely bum. 

To add curves to a not so curvy bottom, check out:

Rumba Ruffles Forgiven Bottom

Signature Knotty Bottom

 

Tummy Control

We all have those days we would rather cover our midsection. To conceal your midriff while flattering your other assets, look for styles that have shirring throughout the midsection to camouflage any insecurities.

For tummy control, check out:

Deep V One Piece With Shirring

Noche Cha Cha High-Waisted Bottoms

 

More Coverage Overall

Trying to keep your skin out of the sun, or just desire to be more covered? Look for styles that provide more coverage without sacrificing style, like high-neck tops, high-waist bottoms, and one pieces!

For more coverage, check out:

Gina High Neck One Piece

Retro High Waist Bottom