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PIX: Dare-to-bare explosion at NY fashion week!

Last updated on: September 13, 2010 18:53 IST

PIX: Dare-to-bare explosion at NY fashion week!

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The Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week, which is currently underway, has been showcasing a host of hot bikinis and some sizzling lingerie on the ramp. Take a look.

The mercury is definitely rising at the latest edition of one of the biggest international fashion events of the year.

Showcasing spring/summer trends for 2011, prominent designers have opted to go with the 'less is more' motto at the Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week, taking place from September 9-13.

Sexy swimswear and luscious lingerie seem to be the order of the day and here, we bring you glimpses of the best beach and bedroom attire.

We start off with this hot tasselled piece from the Custo Barcelona Spring 2011 collection, in purple, black and white.


Image: A Custo Barcelona creation
Photographs: Kena Betancur/Reuters
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Wispy and wonderful

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Sheer grey brings out the best in this cut-away, with matching robe from the Project Runway Spring 2011 line.


Image: A design from the Project Runway collection
Photographs: Eric Thayer/Reuters
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Sassy style

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Tommy Hilfiger gets sassy with this tie-up shirt and jazzy jacket, work over bikini briefs.


Image: A Tommy Hilfiger creation
Photographs: Eric Thayer/Reuters
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Creamy chic

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This off-white two-piece, worn under a white overcoat is the work of Max Azria.


Image: A Max Azria creation
Photographs: Cary Horowitz/Reuters
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Dominating duds

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If you think goth is gorgeous, you'll love this heavy metal number from Y-3's 2011 showing.


Image: A Y-3 creation
Photographs: Lucas Jackson/Reuters
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Sheer seduction

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Lilac tones add feminity to this see-through kaftan and accompanying lingerie set by Thakoon.


Image: A Thakoon creation
Photographs: Cary Horowitz/Reuters
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Beach meets the bedroom

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Another offering from the same label is this adorable bubble mini, teamed with pastel bra and satin wrap for effect.


Image: A Thakoon creation
Photographs: Cary Horowitz/Reuters
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Floral fit

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High-waisted shorts and a matching bikini top are the ideal summer outfit from Peter Som.


Image: A Peter Som creation
Photographs: Brendan McDermid/Reuters
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Sporty and sensual

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Lacoste achieve the perfect balance with this strapless white bikini, worn underneath a see-through poncho.


Image: A Lacoste creation
Photographs: Kena Betancur/Reuters
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Thrice as nice

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Designer Richie Rich offered up trio after trio of inners -- seen here is a mix-'n'-match women's two-piece, along with all-black boyshorts accessorised with a leather jacket and briefs for men.


Image: Designs by Richie Rich
Photographs: Lucas Jackson/Reuters
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Oozing attitude

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Models ham it up for the cameras in another set of sexy intimates by Rich.


Image: Designs by Richie Rich
Photographs: Lucas Jackson/Reuters
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Punk funk

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And finally, we have this last set of triangle top and rose-embellished bottoms, while both men are in hot pink and leather -- quite a combo!


Image: Designs by Richie Rich
Photographs: Lucas Jackson/Reuters
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