Meet the Men of Miami Swim Week 2016
Miami Swim Week is known for heating up South Florida's already steaming summer. The eclectic fashion, hot models in bikinis, and chic parties at South Beach's stylish boutique hotels make this event the fashion highlight of the year in the Magic City. But between the poolside parties and pop-up shops, there's one group of individuals that's often ignored during Swim Week: the dudes. And that's a shame, because these fashion events tend to bring out the best manly eye candy.
After a weekend full of bikini models, it's about time the guys get a little objectification. Meet the studliest baes of Miami Swim Week 2016. Because #feminism.
The L.A. Hottie
The hair, the smile, the outfit: This dude screams L.A. — but we're not complaining. On vacay with his gorgeous girl (sorry, ladies, he's taken), Erik Espensen was there to support her in a show. Hunky and supportive? That's what we're talking about. L.A. dude, can you bring some more of your kind to the Magic City?
The Hipster Foreigners
These two lady killers were also killing the style game. You might mistake them for locals, but these two are not from Miami. Still, we're all about guys with curls, an accent, and a bad-boy smile.
The Man in Uniform
Ladies love a man in uniform — especially ones who look like this guy. On top of being a charmer, this tall firefighter named Kevin Marshall stood out from the crowd of gorgeous Swim Week folk for not only his uniform but also his evidently kind heart. The Miami Beach Fire Department should be proud. We're glad to have you there, boys!
The Head Turner
When we saw him, we couldn't help but stop and pet him — and neither could the public. This little fella was turning more heads than the models, and rightfully so. His stylish black booties and perfectly groomed hair had women ooh-ing and ahh-ing at every corner. And the best part? He has a big name for a little guy: Elvis.
The Studly Duo
These two fellas have a cool look that we just loved. The left's hint-of-Justin-Bieber hair is definitely irresistible, while the right's hipster-chic-but-also-jacked look is totally working for him. If you ask us, we wouldn't change a thing (and neither would the group of girls that they accompanied). Keep it up, West Coast dudes.
The Hot Personal Trainer?
We'd never miss a session with Matt Beirne, this Barry's Bootcamp trainer. Here, he's teaching the beach bootcamp at the Confidante's Food, Fashion & Fitness event. His tall, gorgeous physique had us sweating before the workout even began.
The Chic Creative Director
As the creative director of GLAMSQUAD, Giovanni Vaccaro was all over the behind-the-scenes efforts for the week, where he led the hair and makeup teams backstage at shows such as Style Saves Swim, Maaji, and Tori Praver. GLAMSQUAD also glammed Tash and Dev, two Instagram-famous models and designers, pictured here with him. But we don't just love him for his talents; we absolutely love his look too.
The Artist’s Fiancé, Who Is Also a Designer
Did we expect anything less at Swim Week? We found this stud at the Funkshion tent lobby with his beautiful and talented fiancée. As she was showcasing her artwork (pictured), he was there backing her up. He also just recently started his own men’s fashion line. There’s not much else we can say to that other than #relationshipgoals.
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