MIAMI, FL — DIVE. Swim Week has announced the first designer of its summer 2017 roster. Tankovitz will unveil the DUNAMIS swimwear collection in an unconventional runway presentation on Lincoln Road. The event takes place on the 1100 block (Alton Road to Lenox Avenue) of the iconic pedestrian district Friday, July 21, at 9 pm. Additional activations and minglings are planned prior to and post show.

“What attracts us to Tankovitz is that it exudes a cool factor that is simultaneously accessible,” says DIVE Swim Week Founder Tiffany Norman. “Lincoln Road is the emblem of Miami Beach’s rich history, culture and vibrancy. To us, it’s the perfect backdrop to introduce what’s next for swimwear fashion.”

Headed by Andrea Tankovitz, the brand launched in 2015 with couture gowns and clothing. An aesthetic of class infused with hints of sexiness has received swift praise and demand for red carpets, music videos, and influential personalities. The DUNAMIS series is the premiere of the designer’s expansion into swimwear.

“This collection is about empowerment, but also self love, respect… and a little sensuality,” says designer Andrea Tankovitz. “I recall attending DIVE’s very first production and immediately knew that I wanted to be a part of the program some day, some how. Two years later, it’s incredible that I get to partner with them for my own very first show.”

Tankovitz is among the DIVE roster of “next-scene” designers that present during Miami Swim Week. DIVE Swim Week is a collaborative based upon the shared vision to fuse fashion with culture and technology for one-of-a-kind experiences. The program highlights up-and-coming designers and artists via various presentation formats and locales during Miami Swim Week. More information can be found at www.diveswimweek.com, emailing info@diveswimweek.com, or dialing 412.400.8750.

More About DIVE Swim Week
Launched in summer 2015, DIVE Swim Week is an all-encompassing reinterpretation of Miami Swim with an emphasis on emerging talent. Envisioned to act as a tipping point catalyst, the program offers exposure and mentorship opportunities to these “next-scene” designers via various presentation formats around the beach that fuse fashion, culture and technology. DIVE is based in Miami, FL. For more information, please visit www.diveswimweek.com or dial 412.400.8750.

More about Tankovitz
With a mission to “bring class back,” Andrea Tankovitz has captured rapt attention for the way she merges sexiness with elegance. Her works can be seen on the red carpets of the Golden Globes and Latin Billboard Awards, music videos and on all walks of confident women. Raised in Mexico, Andrea most recently established Miami, FL as her new home to grow her collection, including an expansion into swimwear. More about Tankovitz can be found at www.tankovitz.com or 305.993.8536.

More about Lincoln Road
Lincoln Road is an iconic pedestrian district, located in Miami Beach, Florida, that serves as a hub for modern culture-seekers, both local and international. It is home to the New World Center concert hall, historic Colony Theatre managed by resident Miami New Drama company, and ArtCenter/South Florida, a collection of studios and gallery spaces for artists. Lincoln Road also features over 200 designer boutiques, national retail stores and fine restaurants and bars. For additional information, visit online at www.lincolnrd.com.

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