2013 Show & Event Schedule

2014 dates will soon be announced...

Wedding Pavilion Exhibitors

American Laser Skin Care
Bloomingdale's
Coral Gables Country Club
Doubletree by Hilton Ocean Point Resort & Spa
Duchesa Couture Bridal
EPIC Hotel
LOVE, Atlantis
Mayfair Hotel & Spa
Modern Luxury Brides
Orth Photography
Sandra Shenker
Sofitel Hotel
The James Royal Palm Hotel
Weddings Illustraded Magazine

Wedding Pavilion Sponsors

Bloomingdale's
Love, Atlantis
The Event Firm International
Florals by Fé
Anand Event Services
Dazian Creative Fabric Environments
EPIC Hotel
Weddings Illustrated
WeddingWire
Modern Luxury Brides

Pop-Up Boutiques / Jewelry & Accessories

Carolina Lopez Jewelry - Ecuador
Claudia Ayala for Feronia Fulton  - USA
Cynthia Rodriguez for Crystal 4U - Colombia/USAA
Davmani Jewelry by Marie Fortin - Canada
Dopodomani Jewels - Italy/Venezuela
Energetix USA - Puerto Rico
Francesca Evangelista - Italy 
G Distribution - USA
Italianissimo Jewelry - Italy/USA
Janesko by Jennifer Janesko Jewelry - USA
Kobi Levi - Israel/USA
Lauren G Adams - USA
Mashera by Paola Valencia - Colombia
Matilde D'Apuzzo for MN Joyas - Venezuela
Reason To Be Pretty by Nophar Haimovitz - Israel/USA 
Rosalinda Quesada Silva Jewelry - Spain
Sol Filippi Jewelry - Venezuela/USA
Tiffany Chimére - USA

Pop-Up Boutiques / Brands

Claudia Anicy Manuguian - Chile
Denim Down Jeans - USA
Cubico - USA
Dusko Orascanin - Bosnia
Ken Wroy - USA
L'Impasse - USA
Sambarela Swimwear by Katiuska Encarnación - USA
Violet Luck - USA

Pop-Up Italian Pavilion

Alta Tensione
Azzurro Fashion
Calamassi Italy
Daminao Marini 
Decata
DNA Swim
Dolcevita Cashmere
Macchia J.
OC Orianne Collins Jewelry

Pop-Up African Pavilion

Aso Damisi
Crown Natures
Finicky Stitches
OBY Fashion
Oheemaa
Wuni O
Zhukkii Afro Designs

Tuesday - March 19th

5:00pm - Press Conference hosted by Beth Sobol, Aaron Perry, Lorena Rojas and Liliana Moyano.  Location: Miami Beach Convention Center Hall D

6:00pm - 9:00pm - Insiders Guide to Getting Started in the Fashion Business Seminar and cocktail reception presented by Mercedes Gonzalez, President of Global Purchasing Group, a buying office in NYC representing over 200 stores in North and South America.  Mark Terry, Esq., a Board Certified Specialist in Intellectual Property Law and a registered patent attorney will cover topics including how to vet a prospective trademark, how to protect prints and patterns, how to register your trademark and how to use patents, trademarks and copyrights to protect your apparel and accessories against copiers. Gabriel Rodriguez (acustomsbrokerage.com) is a licensed customs broker and the presidetn of A Customs Brokerage, a Cargo Concierge firm founded by his father more than 30 years ago.  A Customs Brokerage offers a concierge service to it's international clientele offering logistics management specializing in global transportation, customs brokerage, warehousing and distribution solutions for businesses worldwide.  Gabriel's presentation will include "Importing into the US" covering Parties Involved, Documentation, Process of Entry and Duties and Free Trade Agreements. Location: Miami Beach Convention Center, 2nd floor meeting room D235.

Wednesday - March 20th - OPENING NIGHT

6:00pm - 11:00pm - Pop-Up Boutique / Wedding Pavilion Admission

6:00pm - 11:00pm - Culinary Style Café featuring Massimo Giannattasio, Executive Chef of CIBO Wine Bar prepares a three-course tasting menu, proceeds benefit the Miami Fashion Week Foundation.

7:30pm - Miami Style Showcase featuring Florida's Fashion Stars: Prelude Designers: Erin Healy, Crystal 4 U and Lisu Vega. Miami Style Designers: Julian Chang, Kayce Armstrong for Art of Shade, Viviana G. for Petit Pois, Fabrizio de Castro, Nicolas Felizola Evening & Bridal Couture

9:00pm - Carlos Miele/Brazil, Special Guest and recipient of the International Designer of the Year Award

Thursday - March 21st

6:00pm - 11:00pm - Pop-Up Boutique / Wedding Pavilion Admission

6:00pm - 11:00pm - Culinary Style Café, featuring Bernie Matz, Executive Chef of Books and Books and Bernie's LA Cafe prepares a three-course tasting menu, proceeds benefit the Miami Fashion Week Foundation

7:00pm - Daywear Style Showcase: LOLA Kids/Colombia, Denim Down Jeans/USA, Alta Tensione/Italy, I Love Fashion Collection by Fashion TV's President and Founder, Michel Adam

8:30pm -  Africa Designers Showcase: Wumi-O, Aso Damisi, Crown Natures, Tap Designs, Finicky Couture, Mike Sylla for Baïfall Dream

10:00pm - Eveningwear Showcase: Raafia Husain for Raafia SAH/Pakistan-UK, Sumayyah Al Suwaidi for SEEN/UAE, Carlos Vigil Couture/Peru, Heather Jones Designs/West Indies, Fadila Kihel for Mirage Bridal Couture/Algeria

Friday - March 22nd

10:00am - 4:00pm - Fashion 101: How to Start a Fashion Line in Today's Market
This workshop is geared toward the emerging designer who wants to avoid the problems that wipe out new lines before they even get started. Topics covered include design concept, line development, cutting projections, exposure, pre-production planning, production, finding the right factory, fabric and trim sourcing, distribution, sales reporting, and financials. No experience necessary. This workshop is open to everyone. Space is limited. Location: Miami Beach Convention Center, 2nd floor meeting room D232. Cost is $198

6:00pm - 11:00pm - Pop-Up Boutique / Wedding Pavilion Admission

6:00pm - 11:00pm - Culinary Style Café featuring Executive Chef Steve Sabatino, Whole Foods Market prepares a three-course tasting menu, proceeds benefit the Miami Fashion Week Foundation.

7:00pm - Swimwear Showcase: Shaquoya Jackson/USA, Tantrik Swimwear Collection/Jamaica, Sambarela/Brazil featuring a finale by Heather Jones Bridal Couture/West Indies

8:30pm - Prêt-A-Porter Showcase: Dolcevita Cashmere/Italy, Dusko Orascanin/Bosnia & Herzegovina, Heidy Estrada/Bolivia, Claudia Anicy Manuguian/Chile

10:00pm - Duchesa Bridal Couture by Robin Fleming/USA
                Itala Testino Atelier/Peru

Saturday - March 23rd

10:00am - 4:00pm - Fashion 101: How to Start a Fashion Line in Today's Market
This workshop is geared toward the emerging designer who wants to avoid the problems that wipe out new lines before they even get started.  Topics covered include design concept, line development, cutting projetinos, exposure, pre-productino planning, production, finding the right factory, fabric and trim sourcing, disgtribution, sales reporting and financials. No experience necessary. This workshop is open to everyone. Space is limited. Location: Miami Beach Convention Center, 2nd floor meeting room D232. Cost is $198

6:00pm - 11:00pm - Pop-Up Boutique / Wedding Pavilion Admission

6:00pm - 11:00pm - Culinary Style Café featuring Chef Jonathan W. Barnett, Centerplate creating a three-course tasting menu, proceeds benefit the Miami Fashion Week Foundation

7:30pm - Miami Moda & Music Awards featuring, from Milan to Miami TVModa's European Designer Showcase with capsule collections by Roberto Cavalli, Alberta Ferreti, Bluemarine, Iceberg, Byblos, Moschino, Kriza, Vivienne Westwood and Stella McCartney with the South Florida premiere, personal appearance and fashion show by one of the world's top bridal designers, Rosa Clará Bridal Couture from Barcelona and receipient of the International Bridal Designer of the Year award plus celebrity emcees and special performances.