The Constellation Concierge of Miami Beach, Florida Will Concierge 7th Annual Miami Fashion Week of the Americas, May 11-14, and CityStyle, May 15

Share Article

South Beach has never been hotter than during Miami Fashion Week of the Americas (FWA). Now in its 7th year, FWA is the largest showcase of Latin American fashion talent in the U.S. Presented by Citi International Personal Banking.

Miami Fashion Week of the Americas takes place May 11 – 14 under the Fashion Tent on the beach at 21st St. and Collins on Miami Beach, followed by the debut of CityStyle, the fashion/music event for today’s trendsetting, multicultural lifestyle, on Sunday, May 15. Thirty-four designers from 14 countries throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, USA, Europe and Asia will introduce their Spring 2006 collections.

FWA’a talent roster includes Italy’s Roberta Scarpa, (Designer of the Year award), Russia’s Vemina Fashion House, India’s Aparna Chandra and Mexico’s Pineda Covalin. Accessory designers include Esther Soued, Fassardi & Rohrscheib, Simi Albo, Sonia Stephen and Viviane Guenoun, from Venezuela, Peru’s Mariakarla Casos, Mexico’s Martha Vargas, Argentina’s Missair and Canada’s Gemstore. And, introducing Miami Designers Showcase, featuring Julian Chang, Samy Gicherman, Nicolas Felizola and Ivonne de la Vega.

Miami Moda & Music Awards brings FWA to a spirited close, with the Designers Choice, Prêt-A-Porter Style, Excellence in Eveningwear and Terra New Model of the Year awards, followed by a special guest entertainer. Emcees are Candela Ferro and Roberto Angeleri.

Media partners: Terra Networks FWA’s Spanish Language Internet Partner, Cosmopolitan en Español, Telemundo Networks (NBC), Editorial Televisa, Harper’s Bazaar en Español and Lucire Magazine. Event partners: Toni & Guy, Liquid Square, Peclers Paris,The Mix Global Color Resource, Corpei Ecuador, 1680 Michigan, State, Crobar, The Forge, Macarena, Prado Fashion Village, Britto Central, Gary Nader Fine Art, Village Of Merrick Park, La Quinta Group, Miami sunless and Setai, Sagamore, Tides, Dorchester, Abbey and Holiday Inn South Beach hotels, along with the City of Miami Beach and Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau.


CityStyle makes its debut Sunday, May 15. Runway shows spotlight trendsetting lifestyle designers including Sean John Collection, Mia Shvili, Reebok, Johnny Handsome, Apple Bottoms, Ricco Tizio and Taylor and Madison. Capping off the event are performances by PopStarz and the Hip Hop Kidz, with an after-party at Opium Garden.

CityStyle sponsors include Complex Magazine, the first hip-hop publication to chronicle popular culture in its entirety; Vencer Corporation, a grassroots marketing company based in Miami; Elini Designs Corporation, the official watchmaker of CityStyle providing unique styles worn by models in all shows. AOL Radio, celebrating the launch of their new DJ Mix Show station; and Dallas Foster Group, urban and alternative culture marketing firm.

Event Partners:

Beth Sobol, of Sobol Fashion Productions, Inc., founded FWA in 1999 to provide a forum offering international exposure for designers from Latin America. It has evolved into one of the world’s premier fashion events spotlighting designers from Europe, USA, Canada, the Caribbean and Asia as well as the largest showcase of Latin American design talent in the United States. CityStyle is a new addition to the company.

The Constellation Concierge of Miami Beach, FL will concierge Miami Fashion Week. The Constellation Concierge is the renowned luxury division of The Constellation Companies ( Constellation’s elite “ Attachés ”, recognized by their hallmark white and lavender boutonnieres, will be at all Fashion Week events to assist media and guests with their personal touch and lavish white glove service. The Constellation Concierge will make a donation to The Constellation Foundation to celebrate Fashion Week.

Next Galaxy Media ( is an integrated entertainment technology, lifestyle marketing and distribution company; a full service entertainment production and marketing company, which finances, produces and distributes content that focuses on quality independently produced, alternatively-cast productions of all genres, targeted to Gen-X and Gen-Y.

One2One Living magazine ( is a sexy, entertaining, practical and sophisticated printed guide that takes the world of information about style, fashion, travel, relationships, entertainment, electronics, humor plus the energy of the singles culture and make it exciting for hard to reach affluent sole decision makers and influencers looking for dating alternatives.

From beginning to end, Media Evolutions ( offers customized media production services to create the image power you need. Wherever a company's image is concerned; be it the World Wide Web, national television, corporate intranet, or even the logo design on simple print, our imaging expertise is there to make sure your company's branding is carried out, the audience is captivated, and the deadline is met.

The Lesesne Media Group ( is a full-service media company which includes publishing, event promotions, media productions, and public relations services. LMG specializes in the creation of print materials and event creations that afford branding opportunities for their various clients. IN FOCUS Magazine is the flagship print product of the Lesesne Media Group. The magazine has enjoyed twelve years of award winning publishing.

G3 Solutions, Inc. ( is a full-service agency offering overall brand development, public relations, strategic consulting and interactive creative design.

Special Thanks to ROOM SERVICE, LLC ( for the generous donation of The Lounge furniture and design. ROOM SERVICE is a full service prop and furniture rental company, servicing the special event, film and TV industries throughout the country.

# # #

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Fraser Allport
Visit website