Are you the BESTinSWIM? Calling All Swimwear Designers!

TO ENTER: Please submit your name, brand, mission statement and 3 photos from your latest collection and submit via email to for consideration. Submissions will not be considered without a $100 donation made to Generosity Water



First Annual contest to be held at the DREAM Hotel in South Beach Miami during Mercedes Benz Swim Week 2015 sponsored by RICA Swim. Hosted by Kelly Killoren Bensimon, author of THE BIKINI BOOK published through Assouline Publishing.The contest will be consist of six emerging designer contestants competing in a Fashion Presentation culminating in the winner receiving press coverage from #BiS15 event as well as Bensimon’s Brand Ambassadorship, Editorial Feature and Interview on her website, Social Media promotion and ONE year eCommerce platform through Bensimon’s site.

About Kelly Killoren Bensimon:

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-International Tastemaker and Style Icon. Her diverse and impressive career includes success as a top Model, Equestrian, Author (The Bikini Book, American Style, In The Spirit of the Hamptons, and I Can Make You HOT), Magazine Editor, Designer, and Health Advocate.

-Former Editor of Elle Accessories and Editor-At-Large for both Hamptons and Gotham Magazine.

-Bensimon built an impressive fan base as the star of the Bravo television series, “The Real Housewives of New York City,” which continues to air internationally and has become a world-wide sensation.

-She is regularly featured in the fashion pages of national magazines and appears frequently on national television shows such as, Extra, Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight, Fox News and many more.

About Generosity Water:

1405088496 is a 501c3 humanitarian organization dedicated to ending the clean water crisis, one community at a time. 768 million people in the world don’t have access to clean drinking water. is a 501c3 humanitarian organization dedicated to ending the clean water crisis, one community at a time. Every $10 you donate can give one person clean water for 20 years. Join us. Let’s change the world. Since we started in 2008, your generous contributions have funded more than 561 wells in 19 countries, serving clean water to more than 340,000 people. has built wells in Liberia, Ghana, Ethiopia, Uganda, Central African Republic, Nigeria, Malawi, Kenya, India, China, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, Peru, Rwanda, and Haiti.




Deadline for Submissions: July 16, 2015

Advisory Committee: 

Elizabeth Hurley Beach


and Letarte Swimwear

Sponsored by:


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