Friday, July 24, 2009

Swimsuit Innovator L*Space by Monica Wise receives "Mercedes-Benz Presents" Designer Title

Designer Creates Capsule Collection for OmniPeace Charity

L*Space by Monica Wise, known for creating luxurious swimwear with sexy silhouettes and flattering fits, will be this season's "Mercedes-Benz Presents" designer with plans to debut its 2010 collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami, Friday, July 17th at 10:00 PM, at The Raleigh Hotel.

L*Space by Monica Wise joins a prestigious list of "Mercedes-Benz Presents" designers including Monique Lhuillier, Badgley Mischka, Yigal Azrouƫl, Red Carter and CHADO Ralph Rucci. The "Mercedes-Benz Presents" program provides support to designers that demonstrate dedication to quality materials, unique style and innovative design.

In addition to introducing a full line of swim and resort wear at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim, L*Space by Monica Wise will unveil a capsule collection in partnership with OmniPeace, a humanitarian fashion brand founded by entrepreneur Mary Fanaro that donates 25% of profits to charities promoting peace, human rights, education, and the end of extreme poverty in Africa by 2025. Inspired by the African desert and ocean, the designs are named after African villages affiliated with OmniPeace and feature coconut detailing and bone-like motifs. L*Space for OmniPeace will retail for approx