Model shows off Diesel's 2009 swimwear collection.
Thursday night, fashionistas gathered at the Raleigh Hotel in Miami Beach for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2009, better know as Swim Week. The event, which goes on all weekend long, kicked off with a runaway show by Diesel and an after-party filled with drinks and live music. Check out the slide show to scope out the scene and watch the video of the gorgeous bodies in tiny bathing suits after the jump:
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