Miami Swim Week Gets a Big Splash of African Flair 

Miami Swim Week happens every July and welcomes swimwear brands from all over the world to showcase never before seen designs to retail buyers, media, and consumers. Arguably the most eye-catching presentation was from Ankara SWIM. The Florida-based events company is committed to promoting diversity by showcasing designers from the African Diaspora. These creatives hail from Nigeria, Kenya, Haiti, and of course, the United States. This past Saturday models worked the runway in beautiful printed swimwear, clothing and accessories. The following day featured a trendy pop-up shop where stylish guests were able to network, check out the latest trends and take in a #BlackModelsMatter exhibition by TXTURE Magazine. Check out all the gorgeous looks and attendees here!

Joslyn Winkfield Jul, 20, 2016

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Models showcase pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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Models showcase pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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Models showcase pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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Models showcase pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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Models showcase pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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Models showcase pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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Models showcase pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show in Miami.

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Models showcase pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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Models showcase pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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Models showcase pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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Models showcase pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A fashionable guest works a beautiful print at the Ankara Delights Pop-Up Shop in Wynwood, Miami.

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A model showcases pieces by featured designers during the Ankara Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week.

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A fashionable guest works a beautiful printed hat at the Ankara Delights Pop-Up Shop in Wynwood, Miami.

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Fashionable guests work a beautiful print at the Ankara Delights Pop-Up Shop in Wynwood, Miami.

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A fashionable guest works a pop of color at the Ankara Delights Pop-Up Shop in Wynwood, Miami.

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A fashionable guest works a beautiful print at the Ankara Delights Pop-Up Shop in Wynwood, Miami.

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A fashionable guest works a beautiful print at the Ankara Delights Pop-Up Shop in Wynwood, Miami.

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A fashionable guest works a beautiful print at the Ankara Delights Pop-Up Shop in Wynwood, Miami.

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A fashionable guest works a beautiful print at the Ankara Delights Pop-Up Shop in Wynwood, Miami.

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A fashionable guest works a beautiful print at the Ankara Delights Pop-Up Shop in Wynwood, Miami.

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A fashionable guest works a pop of color at the Ankara Delights Pop-Up Shop in Wynwood, Miami.

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A fashionable guest works a beautiful print at the Ankara Delights Pop-Up Shop in Wynwood, Miami.

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A fashionable guest works a beautiful print at the Ankara Delights Pop-Up Shop in Wynwood, Miami.

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A fashionable guest works a beautiful print at the Ankara Delights Pop-Up Shop in Wynwood, Miami.

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A fashionable guest works a beautiful print at the Ankara Delights Pop-Up Shop in Wynwood, Miami.