FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach gets ready to heat up the city once again with the Fall/Winter 2016 events from March 16-19. The innovative four-day lifestyle platform of highly curated events including seasonal runway shows and industry panel discussions, as well as signature music and film activations, will be presented in Miami’s cutting-edge Wynwood Arts District for the first time at Studio 255Miami with satellite events on South Beach. Industry professionals and fashion enthusiasts alike can look forward to eye-catching activations with official FUNKSHION partners Jet Blue, Peroni, HSI Professional, Dior Cosmetics, VCA Miami Beach and Zico.Â In addition to an exciting full schedule, highlights of this season include:
Wednesday, March 16 -Â “DESIGNED IN MIAMI” presented by Fashion Group International of South Florida:
Internationally renowned fashion designers based in Miami will come together to share insights on Miami as a fashion capital and what it takes to thrive in the rapidly changing environment. Esteemed Moderator Pamela Fuertes, Vice President of Beacon Council will lead the discussion with Alessandra Gold â€“ Creative Director of Kruzin, Simonett Pereira â€“ Founder and Creative Director of Style Mafia, Fabrice Tardieu â€“ Founder and Designer at Fabrice Tradieu , and Michael Saiger â€“ Founder and Designer of Miansai. The designers will share their success stories and explain how to effectively design and produce in Miami, and how to leverage Miami as a backdrop for all things fashion, while building a sustainable business.
Friday, March 18 -Â “EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!!” Fashion event inspired by the anticipated film
FUNKSHION, Tequila Don Julio and celebrity stylist Calyann Barnett will present a star-studded event inspired by Director Richard Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some!! Film stars Blake Jenner, Tyler Hochelin, Ryan Guzman and Will Brittain will make a special appearance at the 80’s style runway show presented by the Phoenix House Miami. Models will also show the collection of rare luxury eyewear from True Vintage. Tequila Don Julio, the world’s original luxury tequila, will be the feature spirit of the Everybody Wants Some!! film celebration. Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of riffs on classic Tiki cocktails, perfect for setting the tone for transporting to the 80s era so expertly brought to life in the film. Also – not to miss â€“ will be the Tequila Don Julio 1942 truck.
FUNKSHION Partner, Dior Cosmetics is not only designing the beauty looks for the runway, but also sharing the love with Miami fashionistas with complimentary styling sessions to recreate the looks on Friday, March 18 from 12-7pm at Sephora, South Beach, RSVP 305-532-0904.Â There will be a special collaboration with architectural photographer and multi-disciplined artist Kris Tamburello on the Funkshion social media handles.
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