With marketing and fashion week powerhouse IMG cancelling the organization’s fashion week plans in Miami, several designers have stepped in to say not so fast. This press release was published today highlighting the return of Miami Swim Week:
With IMG’s recent announcement to cancel this summer’sSwim Week, Funkshion is pleased to declare that they are expanding their support to ensure that the tradition continues. This July 15th – 20th Funkshion will host a full schedule of shows with the introduction of five new venues.
A state of the art tent will be erected at Collins Park between 21st and 22nd street on Collins Avenue. Additionally, Funkshion will build unique, bridged runways in four Miami Beach hotels: The Setai, Soho Beach House, SLS and The Thompson. Each hotel will host one exclusive show per night, immediately followed by an after party. Sponsors of this year’s events will include Peroni, jetBlue and Nespresso, in addition to VCA Miami Beach.
Previous participants of Funkshion Swim Week include Wildfox, Chloe, Acacia, Trina Turk, Lolli, Fisico, Eberjey, Cosabella, Liliana Montoya and Maya.
A full calendar of Miami Swim Week shows will be posted on www.funkshion.com.