K8Swim

While working towards a Bachelors degree at Miami International University of Art and Design, Designer Kate Broadrick began draping push up bras in fabric in attempts to enhance her small bust at the beach. Kate realized she had tapped into a demanding market when she was contacted through social media to produce 15 looks for a runway show. Kate agreed, but with little time to execute and the inability to recreate the push up technique to quality standards, she began designing off of the natural silhouette. During the event, she understood her calling as she watched these women of all shapes feeling celebrated in her designs. It was through the confidence of these women that she was able to celebrate herself in her natural form. The push up bra era had come to an end- Kate wanted every woman to experience this feeling of self acceptance. For the last 5 years, Kate, herself has been crafting these swimsuits by hand for customers looking for special occasion swimwear. All suits are made to order- clients are able to apply their own specifications, and provide their personal measurements. These swimsuits serve as a celebration of the female form!

Miami Swim Week 2018/’19