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Whoever would have guessed that behind coquettish scraps of lace and tulle, and the mischievous, lighthearted nature that defines L’Agent would be actress Penélope Cruz and her dancer sister Mónica Cruz.

This season the enterprising duo — with the help of Agent Provacateur‘s Creative Director Sarah Shotton — have dreamed up the label’s first-ever full swimwear collection.

The assortment takes inspiration from three distinct places, and the lifestyles associated with the locales: California Cool, Vegas Baby and Miami Vice.

The first channels Venice Beach circa the 1970s, offering bandeau style bikini tops and plenty of skimpily cut bottoms. The second is all about the glitz and glam of Vegas and sets the tone with plenty of flashy lurex, lamé, and foil-printed lace. Lastly, Miami Vice pays homage to fast cars, leggy women and a seemingly never-ending nightlife scene. The selection is all about being cheeky (literally); cut-out details and cleavage baring silhouettes are en vogue here.

So fellas, as far as a pre-vacay gift goes, why not a swimsuit?

Words by Stephanie Smith-Strickland
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