Betsey Johnson Launches Swimwear Collection For Spring/Summer 2014Saturday, July 20, 7pm-10pm – The Roof at The Betsy Hotel, 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

American designer and renowned fashion icon Betsey Johnson, hosted a dazzling evening, full of fun and flare to launch her new Spring/Summer 2014 swimwear collection during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami. The evening brought together fashionistas for a night of cocktails on the rooftop of The Betsy Hotel. A local Miami DJ lit up the night with scintillating tunes while guests were treated to an exclusive first look at Betsey Johnson’s new collection. The evening also celebrated the announcement of Betsey’s new partnership with innovative swimwear manufacturer, Malibu Design Group.

For the new Betsey Johnson swim line, the design team at MDG felt there was no greater inspiration than Betsey herself. Using her infectious energy, quirky sensibility and great love of color to drive the design direction, MDG has infused the collection with a modern twist based on current trends, extensive travels, and great vintage finds. Full of ruffles, bows, peplums, embellishments, and sheer mesh inserts, the collection is truly Betsey-licious!

Founded in 1982, Malibu Design Group has been at the forefront of the swimwear industry for over three decades. Offering exceptional fit and quality, combined with cutting-edge design, MDG continues to produce the latest in swimwear style for children’s, juniors’, and women’s.

Betsey commented: “My swim is for the young and the forever young! It’s fun and flirty and a little bit rock and roll. I want my girls to feel good in my suits so it’s also all about the fit!” Betsey Johnson’s new swimwear collection retails between $120 and $150, and will be available October 2013 at selected department stores and on www.betseyjohnson.com.

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