12th Annual Miami International Fashion Week 3/18-21/10

12th Annual Miami International Fashion Week
March 18 – 21, 2010
Midtown Miami, Wynwood Art District
Miami International Fashion Week, the largest Latin American and international fashion event in the US will present the latest Spring preview of over 60 of the most exciting emerging and established designers from throughout North, South and Central America including Mexico and the Caribbean as well as international designers from Spain, Italy, Portugal, the Netherlands, Lebanon, Malaysia, India, Algeria and the Middle East to name just a few. Categories include women’s evening wear and prêt-a-porter, swimwear, men’s wear, jewelry and accessories. A complete list of participating designers will be available in February 2010.
Miami International Fashion Week celebrates its 12th year presenting these runway collections to over 600 international media and buyers from around the world. The event will take place at the Shops of Midtown in Miami’s trendy Wynwood Art District.
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2010 Preliminary Event Schedule
Tuesday, March 16th
6:00pm – 8:00pm – Global Business Seminar & Cocktail Reception – Global Fashion Industry Seminar moderated by Charlotte Gallogly, President of the World Trade Center Miami with speakers from the US Customs Office discussing regulations on entering the US with apparel, Raquel Regalado, Esq., of Malloy & Malloy, P.A., specialists in Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law with a special expertise in apparel counterfeiting, Mercedes Gonzalez, President of Global Purchasing Group, a buying office and trends and retail expert from NYC and an international banker discussing lines of credit, merchants accounts, etc. Location: TBA
Wednesday, March 17th
6:00pm – 8:00pm – Trends & Retail Seminar & Cocktail Reception – International Trends & US Retail Seminar presented Mercedes Gonzalez, President of Global Purchasing Group in NYC representing over 200 stores in North and South America . Location: TBA
10:00pm – MIFW 2010 Kick-off Party
Thursday, March 18th – Opening Night
6:00pm – Press Conference and announcement of Humanitarian Award recipients
7:30pm – Fashion Show
8:30pm – Fashion Show
9:30pm – Miami Style Showcase – Student and Emerging Designer Competition finalists, Emerging Designer Prelude with Cesar Rosario, Romina Heighes, claudiae by Claudia Estrada and Eduardo de las Casas and the Miami Style Show featuring Julian Chang, Petit Pois by Viviana G and Nicolas Felizola
11:00pm – Opening Night Party
Friday, March 19th – Latin American Designer Night
7:00pm – Fashion Show
8:30pm – Copa Airlines Showcase – Featuring Franco Montoro/Venezuela, Marcelo Quadros/Brazil, Milu Espinoza/Ecuador, Jaime Luna/Panamá, Eduardo González/Colombia
9:30pm – Fashion Show
11:00pm – Afterglow Party
Saturday, March 20th – International Designer Night
7:00pm – Fashion Show
8:30pm – Fashion Show
9:30pm – Fashion Show
11:00pm – Afterglow Party
Sunday, March 21st
7:00pm – Fashion Show
8:30pm – Special Guest Designer and the Miami Moda & Music Awards®
Celebrity hosts and a live performance by international recording artist.
10:00pm – Closing Night Wrap Party at Midtown
List of final designers, performers and show schedule TBC

Jewelry & Accessories Marketplace Exhibition:
Ana Gutierrez Jewelry – Costa Rica
Candy Woolley Accesories – USA
Carina Moreno Jewelry – USA
Charles Albert Jewelry – USA
Claudia Gill Jewelry – USA
Estilo Sur Accessories – USA
Top Beach / Indian Summer Jewelry – Philippines
Jessie-Ann Jessamy Accessories – Grenada
Kelly Cimber Accessories – USA
La’MoD Designs by Christina Brooke Accessories – USA
Vanessa Boulton Original Handbags – USA

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