Trina Turk Swim & Spa 2011 Mercedes-Benz Swim Week post show recap

Los Angeles-Based Designer Brought “Acapulco Gold” to Miami Beach with her Swim & Spa 2011 Collection

MIAMI, FL (July 16, 2010) – The ultimate fiesta, hosted by Los Angeles-based designer Trina Turk invited guests to celebrate her first appearance at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2011 with a celebration of glitz and glamour to introduce her Swim & Spa 2011 collection. On Thursday, July 15, 2010 a global mix of fashion elite observed the preview of Trina Turk’s fresh approach to swimwear and beachwear.

Trina Turk set the stage with a dynamic collection inspired by the opulence of the Mexican world-class resort. The Swim & Spa 2011 collection, “Acapulco Gold,” included a strong variation of looks that included a range of exotic influences, vibrant colors and hypnotic prints. Acapulco’s pure exotica and tropical motif was featured throughout the collection of swimwear, beach apparel and accessories.

The collection’s color palette introduced citron, fuchsia and ultraviolet. Additional highlights included gold hardware inspired by handpicked vintage jewelry in brushed links, circular-textured rings and filigree X’s. The collection’s feminine silhouettes featured one-piece keyhole bandeaus, halters with intricately-woven fabrics through gold hardware, sash hipsters and bikinis with border prints.

Matching accessories such as light-weight cover-ups ranged from chiffon caftans and modal jersey keyhole halter dresses to border-printed silk tunics and super-fine knit jersey rompers. The collection also unveiled Mr. Turk menswear, classic American resort wear styling reworked with Trina Turk’s signature prints and bold colors adorning khaki-textured cotton shirts, polos, Bermudas and tweed shorts.

Clinique and Femme Coiffure Hair Spa teamed up with Trina Turk to complement the bold and flirty “Acapulco Gold” look with sun-kissed skin and flowing beach waves. Aside from the array of bikinis, one-pieces and cover-ups, several models pulled off an ultimate accessory – oversized straw hats.

Established in 1995, Trina Turk began as a collection of contemporary clothing for women and has since successfully grown into a lifestyle brand. Today, Trina Turk designs, markets and distributes full collections of women’s apparel, swimwear, accessories and home furnishings. Trina Turk is distributed throughout the United States in fine department stores including Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales and better specialty stores throughout the country. Her own boutiques in Los Angeles, Palm Springs, Burlingame and Newport Beach, CA, East Hampton and New York, NY, and Bal Harbour Shops in Bal Harbour, FL. For more information on Trina Turk, please visit

Photos courtesy Tara Ink.

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