Red Carter – Home Grown

Filed Under (Front Row) by zach on 11-07-2008

Red Carter South Beach is famous for chic, retro 60’s inspired mood and style. According to Miamian, Red Carter; hi Miami Swimwear Week 2005 Collection simply embodied “art deco glam rock fused with hippie chic bohemian beachcomber.” The palette hums with rich, neutral earth tones enlivened with aqua, rose, lavender and mint accented by deep, daring cut-outs, and low, boy-cut bottoms.(story continues below photo)

Red Carter 2006 Swimwear Collection.

The celebrated “Dashiki” print makes a bold come-back emblazoned on itsy-bitsy bikini’s paired with “skirted hipster bottoms.” Despite the cool, kitsch flavour of the collection, the head wraps were a little old, lacking sex appeal and the Missoni-esque prints were a bit disappointing in their execution. The men’s pieces were humorous and racey; particularly the animals prints. The heavily beaded neck pieces and accessories [whew] saved the day.

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