betsey johnson swim

MIAMI, Jul 17, 2013/ — Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week SWIM heats up with an exclusive party “Meet Betsey at The Betsey [Hotel]!” where the New York-based designer will preview her Spring/Summer 2014 swimwear collection.

Slated on Saturday, July 20, 2013 from 7 PM to 10 PM, the event also celebrates 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 is 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!

Betsey comments: “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!”

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 Johnson’s SS14 swimwear collection retails between $120 and $150. The collection will be available October 2013 at better department stores and on

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