ROBERTO CAVALLI TO SHOW EXCLUSIVE COLLECTION FOR THE FIRST TIME AT MIAMI FASHION WEEK® BENEFIT GALA

Renowned Italian Fashion House will Showcase an Exclusive Luxury Collection Friday, June 1 at the

Alfred DuPont Building

MIAMI (May 2018) – Miami Fashion Week® (MIAFW) recently announced the participation of esteemed global fashion brand, Roberto Cavalli, who will be unveiling a special curated luxury collection at the second annual Miami Fashion Week Benefit Gala hosted by Antonio Banderas.

Held on Friday, June 1 at 8 p.m. at the iconic Alfred DuPont Building (169 E Flagler Street #5, Miami, FL 33131), the renowned Italian fashion house will present a total of 25 looks to an audience of A-list celebrities, global influencers and fashion leaders. The collection will feature an evening gown as the finale piece, which will be auctioned during the night.

“Every year we strive to set the bar higher and bring together the best designers and talent to Miami —this year is no exception,” said Antonio Banderas, honorary president of Miami Fashion Week. “We are very excited to be working with Roberto Cavalli’s team to bring 25 looks from his collection to our annual benefit gala.”

Under the new Creative Director Paul Surridge, Roberto Cavalli’s collection embodies a modern design of beauty and sensuality with a fresh perspective on glamour. The brand includes an energetic wardrobe with powerful statements.

The collection that will be shown at the beneficiary gala will be a celebration of the new chapter in the Roberto Cavalli universe.

“We are honored to be here in Miami as we have always felt very connected to this glamorous city,” said Gian Giacomo Ferraris, CEO of Roberto Cavalli Group. “To support the charity gala of Antonio Banderas for the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Fundación Lágrimas y Favores, we will be donating a unique evening gown of the SS 2005 Roberto Cavalli Collection to be auctioned during the evening.”

All proceeds from the night will support Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation and Antonio Banderas’ foundation, Fundación Lágrimas y Favores. The annual event will feature a sit-down dinner, live entertainment by a celebrity performer, live auction benefiting the foundations and, of course, fashion. Starting at $500, guests can purchase tickets here.

For more information about Miami Fashion Week and request press credentials, please visit www.miamifashionweek.com.

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About Miami Fashion Week

Relaunched in 2016 under new management, Miami Fashion Week® (MIAFW) is the second largest fashion event in the U.S. debuting resort collections of established and emerging international designers. With dates officially recognized by the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s Fashion Calendar (CFDA) alongside New York, London, Paris and Milan, MIAFW plays an integral role in the industry by continuing to be the first international platform for the resort season to an audience of A-list celebrities, global influencers and fashion leaders. Led by honorary president, Antonio Banderas, the third annual fashion will return to South Florida on Wednesday, May 30 to Sunday, June 3, 2018 and will deliver high-caliber series, runway shows, beneficiary gala, after parties and exclusive pop-up events. For more information, please visit www.miamifashionweek.com.

About the Roberto Cavalli Group:

The Roberto Cavalli Group, based in Florence and controlled by Italian investment fund Clessidra SGR, is one of the most important Italian fashion, luxury, accessory and lifestyle company. Defined by a glamorous contemporary aesthetic, it is rooted in the Italian and Mediterranean spirit, artisanal craftsmanship and in the brand’s Florentine heritage. The portfolio of Roberto Cavalli, Just Cavalli, Cavalli Class, Roberto Cavalli Home, Roberto Cavalli Junior, eyewear, fragrances and watches – is positioned in the different segments of the high-end offering. robertocavalli.com