Thursday, March 15, 2012

FUNKSHION Fashion Week Miami - Private Press/Designer Event Recap

Hello my loves!  Last night was without a doubt a great time.  I attended the launch party for FUNKSHION Fashion Week Miami, which was held right on Miami Beach at a unique restaurant/lounge.  For those who aren't familiar, FUNKSHION Fashion Week is a showcasing of various designers ranging from swimwear by Rihanna and Lady Gaga's swim designer Emily Brown to Richie Rich's close friend Pachi Lake's contemporary women's line and many others.  The 9th annual event is a week-long that is typically held on the sands of Miami Beach; however, this year's event has been moved to the Design District's Moore Building.  Check out some shots from the event last night after the jump!

Here is the schedule:

Thursday March 15th 

1pm  University of Miami Art & Design Student Showcase. UM student Valentina Delfino’s whose a gown was worn on the red-carpet of the Academy Awards this by Actress, Missi Pyle will also be showcasing her work.
7pm Angel Brinks Couture Leggings
8pm Cruel Summer by Emily Brown.  Brown’s clients include Rihanna and Lady Gaga. She will be presenting reversible swimwear with daring psychedelic colors, detailing and avant-guard shapes.
9pm Hevin by Pachi Lake.TV Host Pachi Lake and BFF to Richie Rich will debut her new contemporary women's fashion line called Hevin.

Friday, March 16th  

8pm LA GlamRock by Lauren Ashley. The line is known for fusing red carpet designs with rock-n-roll edge.  Celebrity Stylist Victor Price will be on site to style this show which is being presented by charity organization LittleJewelBox.net.
8:30pm Wet Couture Swimwear by Angelina Petragl
9pm Haiti a La Mode! Haitian designers will present their Mag Art Creations,  Bien  Abye by Dayanne Danier ,  Elmire Desrouleaux For Perpetual. Plus there will be a live costume display by The Party Room Squad and special guest: Jencarlos Canela.

Saturday, March 17th

7pm  Mr. Coleman presents collections by  Jacinta Ligon, Aluna Swimwear, Yasser Faraco and 5 Star General.  The finale will have a 100 models walking in it.
8pm Julia Veli Miami artist and designer, Julia Veli will display her work which mixesecycled materials such as newspaper, canvas, screen, vinyl and wire to making wearable clothes.
9pm  Casey Levan by Evrice Cornelius. The collection consists of exaggerated style lines and controversial perspectives fused with an uncanny sense of mediocrity through color. The line portrays “mythical” vision of the modern day woman