Fashion + Beauty
Born in Brazil, home of the 2014 World Cup, designer A.Z. Araujo has continued to turn fashionable heads with his audacious luxury swimwear line for both men and women. Given his status as one of today’s most popular swimsuit designers, A.Z. Araujo’s collections have been shown to major press and media outlets at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week SWIM and worn by the likes of Cynthia Bailey (Real Housewives of Atlanta), Adrienne Bailon, Adriana de Moura (Real Housewives of Miami) and now, NFL cornerback free agent “elite” athlete Michael Coe (New York Giants, Miami Dolphins, Dallas Cowboys).
As athletes are known for being modern-day gladiators, NFL cornerback Michael Coe has expanded his brand into modeling A.Z. Araujo’s latest sophisticated swimwear line for men. The fashion stars aligned in both corners earlier this year, as Coe was introduced to A.Z. Araujo during a Fashion Week 2013 event. Talk soon turned from football to fashion and eventually ended with Araujo asking Coe if he had ever considered modeling. At the encouragement of Araujo, and the urging of family, friends and loved ones, Coe recently undertook his first-ever photo shoot for Araujo’s latest swimwear collection. Candidly admitting trepidation upon entering a new arena, this fashion novice now has a greater appreciation for everyone in the industry, from designers, photographers and models to the public relations staff and more. Coe has stressed that his main focus is and will always be football, but he is very grateful A.Z. Araujo has given him the opportunity to explore another profession….Click To See Full Article