Preview: Agua de Coco Swimwear

Contingent with our comprehensive coverage of Brazil’s fashion weeks, Stylesight was on hand at the latest edition of Salão Bossa Nova in Rio de Janeiro. While the event focused on F/W 14, a few key swimwear brands like Blueman, Vix and Agua de Coco presented new collections at the emerging Southern Hemisphere trade show. The latter, in particular, showed off a forward collection of swimsuits and cover-ups that epitomize Brazil’s vibrant around-the-clock beach lifestyle. On tap for fall from Agua de Coco are sleek maillots that double as bodysuits, serpentine style lines, kinetic photo collages and neoprene-everything. And then there’s this, a cartoon meme superimposed on Brazil’s postcard landmarks:

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