Miami, the coastal city with bountiful sunny beaches where the party season never ceases to end, is celebrating the fifteenth edition of its heavy duty fashion and entertainment revelry Miami Fashion Week.
Scheduled to run till March 23, 2013, the non-stop fashion extravaganza is featuring menswear, womenswear, bridal and swimwear lines from more than 60 Latin American and international designers, including Carlos Miele, Julian Chang, Nicolas Rosa, Clará Felizol, Roberto Cavalli, Alberta Ferreti, Moschino, Vivienne Westwood and Stella McCartney.
A ready-to-wear collection titled Evolve by designer Kayce Armstrong’s fashion label Art of Shade was showcased on the first day of the fashion week. Inspired by maritime iconography, the ensembles of the range were made from recycled and re-purposed elements.
Colombian designer Fabrizio de Castro presented a fresh new colourful collection of swimwear inspired by the mythological island of Atlantis on the same day of the event.
In addition to the spectacular line-up of catwalk shows, the star-studded event will also host fashion seminars and workshops as well as design competitions for emerging designers and students.