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This Herve Leger Swimsuit Can Be Worn Near Water, Not In Water

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Swimsuit season is nearly upon us and, along with the usual selection of reliable one-pieces and tankinis, other, more absurd swimwear is starting to arrive on selling floors.

Like this one from Herve Leger.

The $1,050 cut-out tank suit is bright lavender and orange, made of polyester, nylon, and spandex bandages, and features a halter neck and a hidden zipper. The Net-a-Porter staff suggest it be worn with a Lanvin cuff, Michael Kors shorts, Giles & Brother necklaces, and a Jimmy Choo bag and shoes. That's all well and good.

But here's the kicker. In the bathing suit description, it says: "To get the best from your Hervé Léger beachwear we advise you do not wear it in water."

Yup, a swimsuit that can be worn near water but shouldn't be worn in water. What will they think of next?
· Herve Leger cutout bandage sunsuit, $1,050 at Net-a-Porter]
· Herve Leger makes swimsuits, just don't get it wet [CocoPerez]
· Hervé Léger Makes A $1005 [sic] Swimsuit That Can’t Get Wet [SheFinds]