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07/22/2012 11:21 am ET | Updated Jul 19, 2013

Mara Hoffman 2013 Collection At Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Swim, Miami Beach (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

"Desert outlaw gypsies" was the theme of Mara Hoffman's 2013 Swim collection, and was it ever. From dusky, smoked makeup to textured hair to ankle-length Frye boots below temporary feather calf tattoos to the jangle of M.I.A.'s "Bad Girls," Hoffman's Folk-Mad Max-goes-to-the-beach take on swim was as well-executed at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Swim as her suits and day-to-night coverups and caftans.

Hoffman's signature prints were in full effect here, their anthropological beauty set off by texture. Beaded necklines, braiding, latticework, basket weave, fringe, and straps were employed; modal gave a stunning dashiki-print dress very modern movement. The snake print was a stunner, but shapes, however, were the thing: high-waisted bikini bottoms hit the runway along with ever-present maillots, one of which came out in a rousing peacock print.

What did we love? Literally, all of it. Check out the collection below and tell us which look is your favorite:

Mara Hoffman 2013 At Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Swim

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