12th Annual Miami International Fashion Week
March 18-21, 2010
Midtown Miami, Wynwood Art District
FASHION ELITE TO LAUNCH THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED MIAMI INTERNATIONAL FASHION WEEK WITH GLITZ AND GLAMOUR
February 18, 2010, 7-10 p.m.
Miami International Fashion Week, the largest Latin American and international fashion event in the U.S., is gearing up for the highly anticipated March event with its star-studded Kick-Off Party February 18th. Celebrities, models and fashionistas will illuminate the night’s festivities, taking place at the renowned Gary Nader Fine Art Gallery in Miami s trendy Wynwood Art District (62 NW 27th Street,) the largest gallery in the world.
Co-hosted by Tiffany & Co., the Miami International Fashion Week Kick-Off Party will provide a glimpse into the glamour and innovation of the main event in March, with a fashion presentation by Miami’s most prestigious designers. Guests will savor delicacies prepared by local celebrity chefs, as the wine and champagne flow throughout the night. Kick-Off Party goers will also have the chance to bid on a wide variety of fashionable items at the evening’s silent auction. Tickets to this must-attend party are available at MiamiFashionWeek.com/Kick-Off_Party.
For the first time in the 12-year history of Miami International Fashion Week, Humanitarian Awards will be bestowed upon several recognizable names and faces from the South Florida community. The ten Humanitarian Award recipients will be honored in recognition of their philanthropic contributions of time and support to making Miami a better place to live.
The evening will benefit the Miami Fashion Week Foundation Scholarship Fund which supports the winners of the Miami International Fashion Week competitions in student fashion design, fashion photography, graphic arts and filmmaking.
Stay tuned for upcoming announcements revealing the designers who will shock, awe and inspire guests at the 12th Annual Miami International Fashion Week. March 18-21, 2010 are the dates to reserve for attending the Spring preview of more than 60 of the most exciting designers with fashion royalty and international jet-setters from across the globe. Collections featuring women’s evening wear, prêt-a-porter, swimwear, men’s wear, jewelry and accessories will be presented to more than 600 international media attending the event each year. For more information on Miami International Fashion Week, visit MiamiFashionWeek.com.
About Miami Fashion Week
Beth Sobol, President of Sobol Fashion Productions, Inc., founded Miami Fashion Week® in 1999 following a successful career as an international fashion model. She has worked with some of the fashion world s most influential designers and producers and launched Miami Fashion Week to provide a platform for designers from Latin America to gain international exposure. During the past 12 years, MFW has evolved into one of the world s premier fashion events spotlighting designers from Europe, USA and Canada, the Caribbean, Middle East and Asia as well as the largest showcase of Latin American design talent in the United States.
About The Miami Fashion Week Foundation
The Miami Fashion Week Foundation, Inc. is a § 501(c)(3) independent, not-for-profit organization formed as the entity to generate funds and accept corporate and private contributions for charitable and philanthropic initiatives. Operating year-round, the foundation hosts a variety of fundraising events to raise scholarship funds that benefit the emerging designers and students studying fashion design, fashion photography, film and graphic arts involved with the Miami International Fashion Week™ competitions. Among other exciting prizes including mentoring and study abroad programs, the competition winners will receive a cash prize from the MFWF Scholarship Fund as part of their award.