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swimwear style as “elegant sporty,” referring more specifically to the high-neckline pieces that, while modest at the bust, are given an edge with low-cut bottoms and bare waists. When asked how it felt to be the only male designer at MBFW, Madrigal was at a loss for words, barely managing to express how he was experiencing “so many mixed feelings.” He hopes to continue his focus on enhancing the female body by contributing more to the world of swimwear in the years to come, but also has plans to incorporate more apparel as well. Model Tika Camaj closed the show in an attention-demanding royal blue, turtle neck onepiece, another one of Madrigal’s favorites. Alas, once the lights dimmed, the viewers were left craving more, savoring the sexy, powerful, and modern taste of AQUARELLA’s 2014 collection. I n t e r v i e w e r / P h o t o g r a ph e r : S e m a n t J a i n , P h . D . c o n t e n t e dit o r : M a r is a L y o n c o p y e dit o r : A l e x a n d r a S ch e c k f a shi o n w r it e r : S h a n n o n W e p r i n

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