Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim Begins: Will Matt Damon and J-Lo Show?

As Day 1 of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim approached, we worried we'd be caught in the rain. "You're going to have to swim there," folks would joke, regarding the notorious Miami Beach flooding. And they weren't kidding... almost.

Sure, there were plenty of floods--so many, in fact, that it took us an hour to get to the beach because of road closures. But that didn't keep us (or many others) from turning up in droves, rocking stilettos that surely sank in the sand.

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