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Luxury Couleur

An Q & A with Swimwear Designer AZ Araujo: On His Homeland Brazil,The Real Housewives of Atlanta & On His Love of Old Luxury

azSensual, feminine, chic, classic and ultimately glamorous are only a few words to describe the new collection of women's swimwear by designer A.Z Araujo. Hailing from Rio de Janeiro, A.Z has become a staple in the fashion world with a unique vision that captures pure elegance and aesthetic, making his creations not only luxurious, but stunningly sexy. His designs have graced international publications and have been donned by such celebrities such as the winners of the Miss Universe Organization from 2009 and 2010, Adrienne Bailon, Aylín Mújica, Wendy Raquel Robison and Natalia Castro. He has featured Bravo's Real Housewives of Atlanta and Miami in his runway shows.

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