Lila Nikole bags FDE Florida 'Under 40 Rising Icons' award

17 Sep '13
2 min read

Fashion Designers Expo Florida (FDE Florida) announces Lila Nikole as the third honoree of their Top 5 Under 40 Rising ICONS in Fashion! FDE Florida along with affiliate, World Fashion Organization seek the best emerging talent from all over the Sunshine State every season.

The phenomenal schedule of events for this Emerging Industry Fashion Week take place at the beautiful Sofitel Miami Luxury Hotel on October 3 - 5 (Thursday-Saturday) hosted by's very own Shopping Insider! This 3-day event will be filled with Fun, Fashion and Philanthropy through Let the Runway Meet the Cause, Inc. benefiting B.i.o.n.i.c. Girls, Inc.

Designers include: Gary Destin Collection, Designer Jennifer Lopez, Kri8ed, Favala Designs, Rochate' Design, Susy Who, ADORO by Maytee Martinez, Jennafer Ashley Swimwear, and more TBA. Read more about this season's designers HERE.

The second recipient of FDE's most prestigious award goes to Model and Actress, Trishauna Clarke! Trishauna excels higher and higher each day in the fashion and entertainment industries. With several films and modeling experiences under her belt, Trishauna believes in going after her dreams passionately and showing her fierce talent to the world. Read more...

The third recipient of FDE's Top 5 Under 40 Rising ICONS award is Lila Nikole! Lila Nikole is a prime example of what hard work and persistence can do. Lila Nikole Swimwear has been featured in Sports Illustrated as well as BET's Rip the Runway; seen by millions of viewers around the world. Lila Nikole is a true Rising ICON and an inspiration to aspiring fashion professionals. Read more...

The opening night will be a special invite-only night filled with Fashionable PINK Fun!” Friday evening’s fashion show with wine and hors d’oeurves will be poolside showcasing up and coming luxurious swimwear collections featuring ADORO by Top Model and Designer Maytee Martinez of NUVO TV’s Ms Model Latina.

Both days build anticipation for the “cause-focused and entertaining” FDE Florida Fall Runway Shows on Saturday October 5 making it the BIG Finale. FDE Florida has selected designers from all scopes of the industry to represent “Who’s NEXT in Fashion!” This 3-day event will be filled with Fashion and Philanthropy.

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