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Get ready to get your frill on with Kate Spade's official launch into swimwear. The brand has done one swim collaboration in the past but this will be its first full-fledged entry into the swimwear market.
The line, which is inspired by the "glamour" of the beachwear of the Fifties and Sixties, will quietly debut in Miami this month for Swim Week; an official launch is planned for early August in New York. The first collection will consist of 70 pieces including 52 mix-and-match separates, 12 one-pieces, and a few cover-ups. It's slated to hit stores in November, retailing between $120 to $200.
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