Lisa Blue Swim Show and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim Kick-Off PartyThursday, July 19, 7pm – The Raleigh, 1775 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim debuted with a runway show by Lisa Blue, followed by the kick-off party around the Raleigh Hotel pool. Lisa Blue sent out an “It’s A Small World” collection of influences. There were Water Dragons powered suits and a paper dragon on stage in one grouping, a Grecian influenced “Enchantress” collection, a cadre of models styled with Egyptian makeup, a section of Flamenco suits with an appearance by “Dancing with the Stars” mainstay Karina Smirnoff, and a rockabilly break somewhere in the middle. Notable attendees included Christina Milian, Brooke Burke, David Chavret, and of course “Real Housewives of Miami” reality stars Alexia Echevarria and Marysol Patton.
Pictures by: Alyse Mier