FUNKSHION: FASHION WEEK MIAMI BEACH TO PRESENT FALL/WINTER 2016 SHOWS – MARCH 16 – 19, 2016
March 7, 2016 (Miami Beach, FL) FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach is thrilled to announce the Fall/Winter 2016 shows, running March 16-19, 2016. The vibes will be strong once again this March at FUNKSHION as the main event heads to Miami’s cutting-edge Wynwood Arts District for the first time at Studio 205, with satellite events on South Beach at the Soho Beach House. As the fashion industry evolves to accommodate an increasingly sophisticated consumer in a digital age, the presenters of FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach will keep it fresh with an innovative four-day lifestyle platform of highly curated events including seasonal runway shows, industry panel discussions, as well as signature music and film activations.
F/W 2016 boasts many exciting events and will open with a ‘Designed in Miami’ reception and panel discussion. Guests will also celebrate the style of the ‘80s with a runway show inspired by the Paramount Pictures “spiritual sequel” to Dazed and Confused, Everybody Wants Some!!, and enjoy eye-catching activations with official FUNKSHION partners Jet Blue, Peroni, HSI Professional, Dior Cosmetics, VCA Miami Beach and Zico throughout the week.
Wednesday, March 16:
“DESIGNED IN MIAMI” presented by Fashion Group International of South Florida
Internationally renowned fashion designers based in Miami come together to share insights on Miami as a fashion capital and what it takes to thrive in the rapidly changing environment. Alessandra Gold – Creative Director of Kruzin, Simonett Pereira – Founder and Creative Director of Style Mafia, Fabrice Tradieu – Founder and Designer at Fabrice Tradieu, and Michael Saiger – Founder and Designer of Miansai, will share success stories and explain how to effectively design and produce in Miami and leverage Miami as a backdrop for all things fashion, while building a sustainable business.
Friday, March 18:
“EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!!” Fashion event inspired by the anticipated film.
FUNKSHION and celebrity stylist Calyann Barnett will present a star-studded event inspired by Director Richard Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some!!
Film stars will join in the 80’s style festivities by walking the runway in the Phoenix House Miami show.
The full schedule of events includes:
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2016
4PM MIAMI INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF ART & DESIGN FASHION SHOW
6PM PRESS REGISTRATION
6PM FGI NETWORKING HOUR (PRIVATE EVENT)
7PM FGI TALKS INDUSTRY PANEL DISCUSSION “DESIGNED IN MIAMI”
FABRICE TARDIEU (MENSWEAR)
MICHAEL SAIGER MIANSAI (JEWELRY)
SIMONETTE PEREIRA- STYLE MAFIA (WOMENSWEAR)
ALESSANDRA GOLD (KRUZIN FOOTWEAR)
8PM ETNOS FASHION SHOW
THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2016
7PM STYLE MAFIA BLOGGER HOUR hosted by HSI & PERONI (PRIVATE EVENT)
8PM STYLE MAFIA FASHION SHOW
9.30PM ALESSANDRA GOLD FASHION SHOW
MUSIC SERIES: AFTERPARTY
FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016
“EVERYBODY WANTS SOME”
7.30PM RED CUP CARPET
8PM PRE GAME RECEPTION
9PM THE PHOENIX HO– USE MIAMI FASHION SHOW
inspired by the ‘80s and film EVERYBODY WANTS SOME
10PM FRAT HO– USE AFTERPARTY
SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2016
7PM HAMEL BLOGGER HOUR hosted by designer Melina Harris (PRIVATE EVENT)
8 PM HAMEL FASHION SHOW
9PM FUNKSHION x LANVIN @ SOHO BEACH HO– USE (PRIVATE EVENT)
Get social with Funkshion this season:
There will be a special collaboration with architectural photographer and multi-disciplined artist Kris Tamburello on the Funkshion social media handles.
@Kris_Tamburello LIVE #takeover from #FUNKSHIONfw
Follow the Funkshion Instagram March 13 – 20 and see the fashion @FUNKSHIONfw through the eyes of an architectural photographer.
Time: See schedule for event times
Access: Events are free and open to the public with limited capacity, with RSVP at www.funkshion.com.
ABOUT FUNKSHION FASHION WEEK MIAMI:
FUNKSHION is Miami’s leading fashion platform that provides an innovative way for established and emerging designers to showcase their collections to media, celebrities, international buyers, style makers and influencers. The unique environment that challenges convention enriches and diversifies FUNKSHION into a multidisciplinary experience that brings visionary brands together. FUNKSHION is a triannual event that includes over 40 fashion shows and presentations year-round. Traditional fashion concepts infused with art and music create a new way to submerge the consumer and encourage creativity.
With Miami as its home, FUNKSHION is perfectly positioned to serve as a connecting force between the Latin American and the US markets.
ABOUT THE PRODUCERS:
FUNKSHION Productions is a company that, among other aspects of production, specializes in fashion show and fashion presentation concept, production and execution. We imagine, create and execute events that connect people to fashion brands. From concept to execution, FUNKSHION brings a strategic vision to life through dynamic multimedia, state of the art equipment and a team of professionals delivering a dramatic client branded environment.
FUNKSHION’s mission is to support your brand and offer resources and space to show your collection in a pure environment. There are no rules to creativity. Let your intelligence have fun. FUNKSHION is a one-stop-shop, we own ideas, we own equipment, we control the cost.
ABOUT 255 MIAMI:
Located in the heart of Miami’s Wynwood Arts District, 255 Miami is a premiere full service photo studio and multipurpose event space situated in one of Miami’s most bustling neighborhoods. Just minutes away from the Design District and downtown Miami, Wynwood is at the epicenter of Miami’s art world. The neighborhood also plays home to art galleries, antique shops, retail shops, bars and many of Miami’s hottest restaurants.
Aba Kwawu – TAA Public Relations – [email protected] – 202-270-2055
Media RSVP to [email protected]