Bold color and sculpted shapes get the season started as WWD takes a glimpse at key trends in swimwear for cruise 2013.
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GET WAISTED: So long teeny bikini — fuller coverage makes a comeback.
SNEAK PEAK: Mesh, net and sheer details are on display.
ADORNED: Bye-bye basics.
EXOTIC FARE: Serving up tribal, ikat and medallion prints.
HIGH CONTRAST: Black and white is a favorite combo.
AT RIGHT: MODEL: MACHIKO/WILHELMINA; HAIR BY MATT FUGATE AT THE WALL GROUP; MAKEUP BY MISUZU MIYAKE FOR NARS COSMETICS; PHOTO ASSISTANT: MADDY BOARDMAN; FASHION ASSISTANT: NATALIE MOLONEY; STYLED BY KIM FRIDAY