Miami Beach International Fashion Week 2011 presented 38 fashion designers and 10 Jewelry & accessories designers at Miami Beach Convention Center. The press conference was held on March 3rd by Sobol- Perry Fashion Productions, Inc.
Beth Sobol, President and Founder of MBIFW, gave a warm welcome to the media and shared the stage with other personalities from our community such as: Matti Herrera Bower (City of Miami Beach Mayor), Michael Gongora (Miami Beach City Commissioner); William Talbert III (President of the Greater Miami Convention Visitors Bureau) and Aaron Perry, Managing Partner of Sobol- Perry Fashion Productions.
The press conference was also attended by representatives of Morrocanoil, Copa Airlines, Goya, Stella Artois and Equinox, official sponsors of MBIFW 2011.
During the ceremony each designer came to the stage to present themselves to the media, giving a short speech about their designs. Some of them presented their collection that evening, such as: Maddsexy lingerie (USA), Zella Machado (Brazil),Eugene Jones (USA), Kanomi Swimwear (Venezuela), De Lancret Swimwear (USA) and Sambarela Swimwear (Brazil).
Miami Style Showcase featured Florida’s best emerging designers as: Somy Ali of So-Me ( designs for NO MORE TEARS), GooRooBaby, Erin Healy, Arefeh Mansouri, Zula Khramov, Art of Shade and Cesar Rosario. Followed by Miami's top designers: Julian Chang, Peti Pois by Viivian G, Samy Gitcherman and Nicolas Felizola.
The favorite designers were: Julian Chang- women of Miami love his designs, Nicolas Felizola- He always makes a difference on the stage and Art of Shade, great show!
Kanomi Swimwear was one of the best swimwear collection. Maria Domenico Atencio, Venezuelan designer, imposed her designs with great creativity and unique style.