Rejoice, Miami fashionistas! We’ve officially made it to another Miami Swim Week. On Thursday, the whirlwind of runways, parties, and brunches begins. As your local insiders, we’ll be your eyes and ears throughout the week. We’ll be keeping you updated regularly on trends, parties, and celebrity sightings through a daily post on this column, as well as live coverage on our Instagram page, our Twitter and our newly-launched Periscope channel (P.S. we’re @thankyoumiami for all social media).
If you’re looking to join in on the action, you’re in luck! This year you’ve been invited to three of Miami Swim Week 2015’s coolest events where you’ll be able to learn about this year’s swimwear trends firsthand, shop summer must-haves, and meet your favorite designers. Check out the details below and don’t forget to RSVP!
1. DASH x MIKOH Swim Week Kick-Off
Thursday, July 16, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
DASH Boutique (668 Collins Avenue)
One of our favorite sexy-meets-sporty swimwear brands is MIKOH, the brainchild of Hawaiian sisters Oleema and Kalani Miller. To kick-off swim week, they will be hosting an event at the Kardashian’s infamous DASH Boutique with prize giveaways, a photo booth, cocktails, and light bites. While we’re over here fan-girling, e-mail rsvp [at] shopdashonline [dot] com to confirm your attendance!
2. Style Saves Swim 5th Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser
Friday, July 17, 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.
The Miami Beach Edition (2901 Collins Avenue)
Local nonprofit Style Saves is well-known for their charitable work in providing underpriviledged students with new clothing, shoes, accessories, and prescription eyewear. They’re also known for throwing one heck of a fundraiser. For only $181, you will have access to a sponsored open bar, the sounds of DJ Irie, and an exclusive fashion show featuring looks from Calypso, ishine365, and Kai Lani. There is no better reason to party than for a higher purpose so purchase your tickets here and join us in putting the fun back in fundraising!
3. Escape Miami Style Lounge & Pool Party
Saturday, July 17, 1 p.m to 6 p.m.
Shelborne Wyndham Grand (1801 Collins Avenue)
The highly-anticipated event by Peroni and local blogger Annie Vazquez of The Fashion Poet is back for its third year as #EscapeMiami3. Join us at the Shelborne Wyndham Grand for live music, cocktails, hair styling, nail art, massages, a fashion illustrator, pop-ups and more! Don’t forget to bring your swimsuit so you can cool off and catch the poolside fashion show from the water. This is one of the most fun events of Miami Swim Week so reserve your free ticket here before it sells out. And, if you’re feeling lucky, enter our giveaway for your chance to win two VIP tickets to #EscapeMiami3, which includes a VIP swag bag!