The Week Ahead: Noteworthy Miami Events


It’s summer in Miami and SKIN is in. This week the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Swim 2014 dives in while the Swim Show 2013 at the Miami Beach Convention Center showcases the seasons treanding collections in swimwear from emerging to top designers. And for those who are unable to attend the most talked about event in the city, I have compiled some other noteworthy events to check out while Miami is sizzling.

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Swim 2014 Closing Events
July 21 – 22, 2013
The Raleigh Hotel

With nearly three dozen designers showcasing their swimwear collections, the annual fashion event spreads over five days and concludes this week with the following events at the iconic Raleigh Hotel.

Sunday, July 21th
2:30 p.m. Tba – Gottex
3 p.m. Tba – Oakley
6 p.m. Cabaña Grande – L*Space by Monica Wise
7 p.m. Oasis – A.Z Araujo
8 p.m. Cabaña Grande – Luli Fama
9 p.m. Oasis – Caffé Swimwear
10 p.m. Cabaña Grande- Maaji Swimwear

Monday, July 22nd
6 p.m. Cabaña Grande – Sauvage and Zingara Swimwear
7 p.m. Oasis – 6 Shore Road
8 p.m. Cabaña Grande – A.Ché Swim, Aguaclara, AquaRella, and Caitlin Kelly Swimwear
9 p.m. Oasis – Minimale Animale

Swim Show 2013
July 20-23

Where the industry gathers for the largest swimwear trade show in the world with more than 8,500 brands and buyers from more than 60 countries will converge in the 400,000 square feet of the convention hall space. The premier resource for buyers from all swimwear categories with more than 2,500 lines from across the world. The SwimShow features a variety of iconic women’s, men’s and children’s swimwear companies including Milly, Shoshanna, Roidal, Manuel Canovas, Seafolly, Jets, Despi, Delfina, Maryan Mehlhorn, Luli Fama, Heidi Klein, Lenny, Natori, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Parke & Ronen, Zimmermann, Gottex, BCBG, Vitamin A, L*Space, Melissa Odabash, Osklen and many more. Founded and produced by the Swimwear Association of Florida.

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2nd annual Day at the Park
Monday, July 22nd

Little Lighthouse Foundation will host its 2nd annual Day at the Park on Monday, July 22nd. Over 120 children from the Miami Beach Boys & Girls Club will be taken to the Miami Seaquarium for a day of fun in the sun. Each child will receive free entry to the park, lunch, transportation and a commemorative t-shirt courtesy of Little Lighthouse Foundation.

If you are interested in volunteering or know youth interested in participating, contact Reed at or 305.417.8553

Miami Seaquarium
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway
Key Biscayne FL, 33149


Your Special Day Bridal Showcase hosted by David Tutera
Sunday, July 28, 2013, 2 pm – 5 pm
Marriott Miami Dadeland

This exclusive event showcases the newest collection of Celebrity Wedding Planner David Tutera host of My Fair Wedding on WE TV. The event will include a fashion show debuting David’s Mon Cheri Collection, top South Florida wedding experts sharing their tips and wedding trends. Brides will also receive a special discount for attending this event and a free gift courtesy of Your Special Day Bridal.

Tickets are $5 per person
Visit or call 786-487-8488

Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation Miami
Thursday, July 25, 2013
6:00 – 10:00 PM: VIP
7:00 – 10:00PM: General Admission

Help end childhood hunger in America by attending and supporting this foodie event. Hosted by Chef Allen Susser, enjoy an elegant evening of gourmet food and wine from over 50 restaurants and vendors catering to both Miami and Fort Lauderdale. The evening will also include live entertainment along with live, silent and wine auctions.

Contact Jamie Balhon at or 312.805.3515

Loews Miami Beach Hotel
1601 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

TRINA-NBCNBC6’s Trina Robinson Hosts The Make Up Date
Bloomingdale’s Aventura Mall
Saturday, July 27, 2013

Bloomingdale’s Aventura will host their biggest beauty event called The Makeup Date. NBC6’s Trina Robinson will emcee this major beauty trend show featuring their best beauty products and tips from national beauty experts. Nine cosmetic vendors will each get 4 minutes to speak about their one must-have product of the season focusing on skincare, complexion and color. Shoppers can also expect tons of giveaways, modeling, and DJ beats.

The store will open early at 7:30am for breakfast and the trend show will take place from 8:30am-9:30am.

The reservation fee is $25 which guarantees you a limited-edition travel bag packed with deluxe samples and is completely redeemable for products.

The event will take place at our Cosmetics Entrance. Entry will be permitted through the East Entrance by Fashion Accessories and Women’s Shoes.

To RSVP call 305-792-1033 or email

Austin Mahone Performs at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach
July 28, 2013

The pop star will take the stage for an exciting performance inside world-renowned LIV nightclub, Fontainebleau Miami Beach, capped off with a fun filled DJ party and dinner buffet. Austin Mahone first became popular in 2011 when videos of his performances went viral. Since then, he has grown a solid fan base known as “Mahomies.” Mahone has just come off Taylor Swift’s Red Tour (2012), where he was chosen as one of the opening acts. His first single “11:11” made the Billboard Heatseekers Songs chart, while his second single, “Say Somethin,” released in June 2012, landed on the Billboard Pop Songs chart.

BleauLive packages can be purchased online at WWW.BLEAULIVE.COM or by calling 1.800.548.8886.

Fontainebleau Miami Beach
4441 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach FL 33140


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