2012 Miami Beach International Fashion Week Humanitarian Awards 3/8/12

Miami Fashion Week Foundation celebrates its Third Annual Humanitarian Awards and official kick-off party for Miami Beach International Fashion Week
7:00 p.m- 10:00pm
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Shelborne Hotel
1801 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
(Event will be held on the pool deck)
By Invite Only
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In support of emerging designers from around the world, Miami Beach International Fashion Week will host its Third Annual Humanitarian Awards and official kick-off party to benefit the Miami Fashion Week Foundation on March 8th. Co-hosted by Tiffany & Co, the Shelbourne Hotel and Vanidades, funds will be raised via a silent auction to benefit the 2012 student competitions. This year’s finalists include student designers from Thailand, India, Cuba, Dallas, Miami, Poland and more. Winners will be announced at the Miami Beach International Fashion Week March 21st-24th. Local finalist, Christopher Abella just 12-years old, is the youngest student designer to be recognized by Miami Beach International Fashion Week.

In addition, the Miami Beach International Fashion Week will honor 10 unique individuals in the community who are Miami’s most dedicated and respected philanthropists. The honorees include Michael Gongora, Miami Beach City Commissioner; DJ Irie, Official celebrity DJ of the Miami HEAT, Founder of the IRIE Foundation; Anne Owen, Philanthropist and Publisher of Miami Magazine; Tracy Mourning, owner of Honey Shine; Irene Korge, Philanthropist; Jennifer Diliz, FL Marlins Director of Foundation Development; Maria Alonso, Bank of America; Nicole Wilson Lozano, Philanthropist; and Leonor Anthony, Expressionist Artist. Television and radio celebrities Orlando Leon and Ileana Garcia will host the ceremony.

Others highlights for the evening include a showcase provided by Miami’s top fashion designers, a performance by Miami Marlins’ very own DJ Vertigo, celebrity guests and more. It’s a star studded event not to be missed!

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