The Hottest Swimsuits for 2011

Straight off the runways at Miami Fashion Week Swim in Miami Beach, here's a glimpse of the hottest looks for next year, from ethnic printed bikinis to monochromatic monokinis.

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The same print looks more conservative still sexy as a V-neck halter one-piece. We're especially loving the head wrap, which screams Acapulco, Mexico in the '60s and '70s, which was Turk's inspiration.
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Here Trina Turk shows the paisley print on a black ground, with a striped headscarf and hoops; a hot but haute look.
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A modest cut done in a playful, neon animal print from Spanish designer Dolores Cortes, accessorized with a geometric statement necklace.
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Designer Angela Chittenden teamed up with the Kardashian trio - Kim, Kourtney, and Khloe -- for Beach Bunny Swimwear to broadcast a loud and vampy vibe. Here, a bikini gets a twist -- of rope -- right down the model's middle.
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This Beach Bunny Swimwear look is more S&M than R&R. While we're not fans of bondage on the beach, perhaps we'll see a Kardashian sister sporting the look.
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A glittering golden monokini on the runway at the Beach Bunny Swimwear show at the Raleigh Hotel.
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Christian Audigier, who launched a line of swimwear under his Ed Hardy label just last year, showed his signature tattoo and tiger prints, along with tie dye on a batch of bikinis.
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Here, an itty-bitty Ed Hardy bikini is accessorized with an oversize floral hair accessory on the runway in Miami.
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Another look from Ed Hardy Swimwear in Miami.
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Ed Hardy tones it down with this yellow polka dot one-piece featuring roses and zebra print running up the side. Yellow feathers tucked behind the models ear lends an exotic flair.
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Designer Crystal Jin skipped the abundance of embellishments seen in other shows. Here, a simple but shiny yellow two-piece features a white stripe that adds a preppy, nautical feel. Nude accessories and clear bangles preserved the pared down look.
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A monochromatic but deeply saturated suit with shine in a sophisticated, almost dressy, silhouette by Crystal Jin.
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A denim-inspired strapless one-piece and headband matched the Jim Morrison tunes at the True Religion Swimwear show, where models walked the runway barefoot.
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A stellar two-piece with a denim-esque bustier at denim does swimwear line True Religion.
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The casual cool dude vibe reigns at True Religion. Here, jean-like stitching embelishes a triangle top and brass rings hold together the bottom.
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Designer Paola Robba showed bold color-blocked suits with a sense of movement at the Poko Pano 2011 fashion show at the Raleigh Hotel in Miami.
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Fun, mismatched prints of stripes and watermelons at Poko Pano at the Raleigh in Miami. The chunky wooden bangle adds gravitas.
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Mara Hoffman channeled the African jungle with tribal prints and accessories, as well as war paint, on the runway at the Raleigh in Miami.
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Reyhan Sofraci, who designs both Aqua Di Lara and Qiss Qiss, showed back to back. Here a playful Quiss Quiss one-piece with drapey necklaine and contrasting belt-like band.
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AZ Araujo showed outdoors at Nikki Beach in Miami, with models looking cooly sophisticated in more covered up styles with interesting details, like the red, one-shouldered strap seen here.
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Miami's own Red Carter showed his swim 2010 collection at the Bass Museum in Miami. Here, a strappy bikini style pops in canary yellow, paired with just as strappy gladiator sandals.
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More color-blocking on substantial silhouettes at the Aqua Di Lara/Qiss Qiss 2011 fashion show in Miami.
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Brazilian swimwear line Cia.Maritima, launched by Benny Rosset in 1990, is the biggest beachwear company in Latin America. Here he shows a ruched one-shouldered bikini top with beading in a neutral tone.
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A slippery when wet look by Red Carter, accessorized with multiple strands of beads that are more ballroom than boardwalk.
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More earthy hues at Cia Maritima, but this time in a jungle print, accessorized with a tie dye headscarf.
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A glamorous nude bikini made more gorgeous with let down your hair locks by Colombian–based Caffe Swimwear at the Raleigh in Miami. The gold earrings and platform sandals are perfect accents, appropriate for poolside resorts.
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"Luli Quiere Rumba" ("Luli Wants to Party") was the theme for the Luli Fama 2010 collection, designed by Cuban-born, Miami-raised Lourdes “Luli” Hanimian.
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Patterned trim, ethnic beading, and gold jewelry complete the "I'm off to Mexico for a week" look by Caffe.
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Pretty prints and colors at Caffe on the runway in Miami.
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A bold azure monokini embellished with turquoise- and coral-encrusted jeweled buckle on the runway at Caffe at the Raleigh Hotel.
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A unique map print on a low-cut one-piece with feminine edges by Luli Fama, whose suits are worn by supermodel Bar Rafaelli.
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A super flirtatious swimsuit in basic black at the Luli Fama show.
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Miami-based designer Red Carter shows off a suit with a streetwear vibe and an oversize quilted tote at the Bass Museum in Miami.
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