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Karla Colletto's Patent Twist
Karla Colletto's Patent Twist
Designers and sisters Karla Colletto and Lisa Rovan first tried their hands at swimwear when a breast-cancer survivor asked them to create a suit that could hold a prosthesis. Intrigued by the challenges of working with Lycra, the pair soon refocused their Vienna, Va. design shop to concentrate solely on women's bathing suits. This quick-drying one-piece is trimmed with patent vinyl, has a removable strap, and comes in six vibrant colors.


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Last updated April 15 2008: 12:25 PM ET