Thursday, March 11, 2010


2010 Event Schedule

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Monday, March 15th – Welcoming Party

8:00pm - Welcoming Party for international designers, models and press. Location: Segafredo Española Way, 500 Español Way, Miami Beach 33109

Tuesday, March 16th – US Fashion Business Seminar & Cocktail Reception

6:00pm – 8:00pm, Understanding the Business of Fashion Seminar and cocktail reception moderated by Charlotte Gallogly, President of the World Trade Center Miami with speakers including Raquel Regalado, Esq., of Malloy & Malloy, P.A., specialists in Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law with a special expertise in apparel counterfeiting and Susan Matos, Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch / Bank of America on Seizing Opportunities in Today's Global Markets, Establishing a Business in the US, Merchants Services , US Credit Card Accounts, Loans, Lines of Credit. Lenny Feldman, Esq. Sandler, Travis & Rosenbert P.A. speaking on logistics, shipping, quotas, labeling and issues regarding legal garment entry into the US. Location: Merrill Lynch / Bank of America, 701 Brickell Avenue, 7th Floor, Miami 33131 - Click Here to RSVP

9:00pm; VIP Party at Club 50, 50th floor, Viceroy Miami at ICON Brickell, 485 Brickell Avenue, Miami 33131

Wednesday, March 17th – Trends, Retail & Trade Show Prep Seminar & Cocktail Reception

6:00pm – 8:00pm, International Trends & US Retail Seminar and cocktail reception presented Mercedes Gonzalez, President of Global Purchasing Group, a buying office in NYC representing over 200 stores in North and South America and Trade Show Preparation presented by Shawn Hazan, Director of International Sales and New Business Development - Trade Show Division Moda Manhattan, NYC. Location: Morena Lounge 1334 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach

9:00pm; Red Carpet VIP Designers and Press dinner party at Morena Lounge 1334 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach. By invitation only.

Thursday, March 18th – Opening Night – Shows Begin

6:00pm; Press Conference – Welcome by Bill Talbert, President of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau and City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado who will present Beth Sobol, Founder and President of MIFW with a Proclamation designating Miami International Fashion Week as the "official" fashion event for the City of Miami.

7:30pm; Swimwear Showcase – Mikieda Franklin/St. Kitts, Kristin Frazer/British Virgin Islands

9:00pm; Miami Style Showcase – Student Designer Competition Finalists: Nhoc Ngo Anh, Raffles Int'l College/Vietnam; Jungeun EOM, Ecole Supérieur de la Mode/France; Rye Yi Lee, Fashion Inst. of Design & Merchandising/USA; Ima Ima by Fatima Mohammed Preston University at Ajmam, Dubai UAE; Ramona Rusu, University of Arts & Design/Romania. Emerging Designer Competition Finalists: Erin Healy/USA and Prashant Sudha/India. Miami Style Prelude: Cesar Rosario, Romina Heighes, claudiae by Claudia Estrada and Eduardo de las Casas. Miami Style Showcase featuring Julian Chang, Petit Pois by Viviana G and Nicolas Felizola

11:00pm; VIP Opening Night Party – SET Lounge 320 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach

Friday, March 19th

7:00pm; Men’s Showcase; Arcadio Diaz/Dominican Republic, Munib Nawaz/Pakistan, Nicolas Felizola/Venezuela-Miami

8:30pm; Copa Airlines Showcase featuring Franco Montoro/Venezuela, Marcelo Quadros/Brazil, Eduardo González/Colombia, Jaime Luna/Panamá, Milu Espinoza/Ecuador

9:30pm; “Latin Fashion” Showcase presented by the Latin American Fashion Week Council featuring Andres Vieira and Antonia Saenz/Colombia, Alexandra Donoso and Silvia Zeas/Ecuador, Caroll Malloy/Honduras, Florencia Soerensen/Paraguay and Ana Maria Guiulfo/Peru

11:00pm; Afterglow Party at Klutch 136 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Saturday, March 20th

11:00am - 1:00pm; Italian Luxury Brands: 21st Century Technology and a Heritage of Craft and Design in Textiles Seminar and reception presented by Dr. Manel Torres BA (Hons), MA (RCA), Ph.D (RCA), as Managing Director of Fabrican Ltd. and academic visitor at Imperial College London and lecturer at the Instituto Marangoni, London. Location: Midtown Miami, North Miami Avenue & NW 34th Street in the MIFW show venue.

7:00pm; Evening Showcase; Pia Gladys Perey/Philipinnes, Leny G/London-UK and Michelle Salins/India

8:30pm; Emerging East Showcase; MIFW International New Star in Fashion - Sri Lanka winner Kanchana, Rabia Z/Dubai-UAE, Wafa Saifi/India and MIFW International New Star in Fashion – Pakistan winner Deepak Perwani

9:30pm; Jad Ghandour – Lebanon unveiling the "Danasha Luxury Gown by Jad Ghandour" in diamonds and 18K gold

11:00pm; Afterglow Party MI-VI at Gulfstream Park and Casino hosted by Gerry Kelly, Hallandale, VIP luxury coach transportation provided for designers and press, by RSVP only.

Sunday, March 21st

1:00pm - 3:00pm; Designer Sample Sale backstage at MIFW

8:00pm; Silvia Tcherassi, Special Guest Designer and recipient of the 1st annual Victoria Puig de Lange International Style Award and the Miami Moda & Music Awards® show with celebrity hosts Ileana Garcia and Orlando Léon and special live performance by international recording artists.

10:00pm; Closing Night Wrap Party at Midtown

Jewelry & Accessories Designers Exhibition

Amaloa Fashion Jewelry -USA
Ana Gutierrez - Cost Rica
Ankora Jewelry - USA
Azukita by Luzon - Dominican Republic
Candy Woolley - USA
Carina Moreno - USA
Charles Albert - USA
Claudia Gill - USA
Cyclus - USA
Estilo Sur - USA
Hoxton Jewelry - USA
Jessie-Ann Jessamy - Grenada
Katiushka Rivas - Ecuador
Kelly Cimber - USA
LA’MoD Designs by Christina Brooke - USA
Molly Benhamo - USA
Top Beach - Indian Summer - Philippines
Vanessa Boulton Original Handbags - USA

1 comment:

Shannen Azuredee said...

Such an awesome showcase!

Shannen Azuredee
Fashion Designer
Poetic Rhythm