The Most Stunning Swimsuits At Miami Swim Week Are Literally Just Strips Of Tape

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The swimsuit collection that’s catching everyone’s eye at Miami Swim Week doesn’t include a swimsuit at all, just a lot of strategically-placed tape.

The Black Tape Project is making the biggest splash at Miami Swim Week this year and the collection hasn’t even been modeled on the runway. Similar to the use of body paint in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, the Black Tape Project uses tape instead of traditional bathing suits.

Creator and artist Joel Alvarez started the project using black tape, but it now seems that he’s transitioned to dressing the models with metallic gold tape instead. And although the girls who get taped up can look underdressed, the intricately-designed tape covers up everything a normal swimsuit would.

The Black Tape Project has taken Miami Swim Week by surprise and is probably the wildest swimsuit trend the bikini fashion week has ever seen. (SLIDESHOW: You Might Not Know These Models, But They’re About To Hit The Runway)

We’ll just have to wait and see if it catches on, but we’re guessing it’s not going anywhere anytime soon.