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Meet The Aqualillies, Miami's Synchronized Swim Performers

Photography by Ian Jacob

Production by Alyssa Morlacci

Production Assistance by Melissa Puppo

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Photo Assistance by Sarah Jacob

Hair and Makeup by Valunthinee Phoung

Styling by Michelle Price

Shot on location at the Auberge Beach Residences

Kristina Makushenko

Kristina Makushenko, 24, Coral Springs

Years as an Aqualilly: 3

Favorite event performed: An Hermès event in St. Barts

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J. CREW tassel chain necklace; $39.50; available at J.Crew at Town Center at Boca Raton; jcrew.com

Caitlin Conlon

Caitlin Conlon, 31, Miami

Years as an Aqualilly: 6

Favorite event performed: A young couple from Minnesota had a destination wedding in Florida for the sole reason of having the Aqualillies perform at the end of their vows. The bride's dream was to have us there in white, swimming a routine to complete her special day.

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VINCE CAMUTO wrap front one-piece swimsuit; $116; available at Bloomingdale's at Town Center at Boca Raton; bloomingdales.com

GEDEBE brigitte mini jeweled satin top-handle bag; $695; available at Neiman Marcus at Town Center at Boca Raton; neimanmarcus.com

LELE SADOUGHI trumpet lily drop earrings; $168; available at Neiman Marcus at Town Center at Boca Raton; neimanmarcus.com

Jannel Diaz

Jannel Diaz, 24, Miami

Years as an Aqualilly: 6

Favorite event performed: Swimming for the TV show “Claws”

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RED CARTER little havana one-piece swimsuit; $136; available at Bloomingdale's at Town Center at Boca Raton; bloomingdales.com

J. CREW cluster stone earrings; $29.50; available at J. Crew at Town Center at Boca Raton; jcrew.com

GEDEBE brigitte mini jeweled leopard top-handle bag; $695; available at Neiman Marcus at Town Center at Boca Raton; neimanmarcus.com

Kristy Aguirre

Kristy Aguirre, 25, Miami

Years as an Aqualilly: 7

What many don't realize about synchronized swimming: People sometimes get so caught up in the glamour and grace of synchronized swimming that they overlook the amount of strength and endurance required to pull off such an effortless routine. We are also not supposed to touch the floor or walls during competition, so every lift and throw is all teamwork and many hours of practice.

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Noelis Orochena

Noelis Orochena, 23, Pembroke Pines

Years as an Aqualilly: 2

Favorite event performed: An Athleta summer swimsuit campaign in Hawaii

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ZOLA KELLER

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