Runway and model photos from the Caitlin Kelly Swimwear collection at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Swim by Fashion Photographer James Santiago.
Caitlin Kelly began her career in swimwear for A Schreiber in 2006, she focused on designing for Badgley Mischka’s swimwear line, along with men’s swimwear for Target. During her time at Schreiber, Caitlin’s desire to make her own swimwear line into a reality grew rapidly. In 2011, Caitlin became the Head Designer for Aerin Rose Swimwear and debuted her designs at the Miami Swim show.
In July 2012, after a mere two months of conceptualization, design and fit work, Catlin Kelly Designer Swimwear debuted at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami. The collection features Bikinis, Monokinis and chic one-pieces with relative cover-ups that can be worn from day to night has been deemed timeless by fashions elite style makers.
Press features include: Sports Illustrated 2013 Swimsuit Edition, Swim Journal, Elle, Montage Magazine, WWD, Daily Front Row, Korean Vogue, HEED, Getty Images & various Fashion Blogs. Celebrities/Stylist wearing and talking about Caitlin include: Beyonce, Goldie Hawn, Vivica Fox, Susan Lucci, Katie Lee Gifford, Tatyana Ali, Jennia Fredrique, Phillip Bloch, Lloyd Boston & Cyndi Watson. Caitlin remain steadfast in her belief that all women, regardless of financial background, deserve to own cutting edge, fashionable clothing with a striking design and proper fit. No matter the price point, those basic tenets should never be ignored or sacrificed.
Caitlin developed a keen eye for recognizing cutting-edge trends and knowing what the customer wants. Frustrated after searching endlessly for Designer-styled suits that were chic, trendy and had perfect fit, Caitlin knew the time was right to launch a swim line catering to fashionable, trend-conscious consumers of all sizes.