First Look — Mara Hoffman's African-Inspired Spring 2011 Swim Lookbook
>> It's a day like today — which requires trudging through slush — when our minds are driven to dream of someplace warmer. Mara Hoffman's swimwear, with its cool prints and genius cuts, isn't quelling those thoughts. For Spring 2011, the designer drew influence from Africa, using mud-cloth and batik prints to create a colorful display of bikinis, swimsuits, and cover-ups. Check out the complete lookbook, which includes new silhouettes like a ruffle bustier bikini and beaded string bikini, for more warm weather musings.