FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach 2008

Fashion style and trend news and events have been occurring at a persistently frenetic pace. So what do you do when you haven’t posted in forever and your very busy and you just have little time? A picture ( i.e. video) is worth a thousand words!

 

To prime the pump, jump start the figurative battery … or get me in the frame of mind to start writing again I am posting this video of the Funkshion fashion show at Fashion Week in Miami Beach. A fun, up-beat video that shows what this music-fashion event is all about. Excerpts from the press release for the March 26-29, 2008 fashion show is below in case you haven’t heard.

(March 3rd, 2008, Miami Beach, FL) – It should be no surprise that a leading trend market like Miami Beach has proven a need for a fashion week to call their own. As with every year, FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach, will fuse music, fashion and like no other city in the world could do.

This is Fashion Week – MIAMI STYLE! FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach celebrates its 10th season with one of the most impressive line-ups in recent years. The court yard and main fashion venues will be real grass as FUNKSHION strongly supports Eco movement. FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach will open on March 26th with a presentation of an official Proclamation of FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach by the newly inducted Mayor of Miami Beach Matti Bower.

The Proclamation ceremony will be followed by a spectacular showcase by Jennifer Lopez’s high end line Sweetface at the Setai Hotel. In the days following opening night, FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach will move locations to the Setai Hotel to host the world renowned designer Fisico by Cristina Ferrari from Milan Italy. Other highlights in the tents on Ocean Drive are Justin Timberlake’s clothing line, William Rast, the debut of Russell Simmons new Argyle line, as well as Puma, Caroline D’ Amore, LE JEAN DE by Marithé François Girbaud.

Closing nights shows in the tents will feature Heatherette (they chose this year to do only FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach over NY and LA’s Fashion Weeks) and the Jockstarzz Fashion Show Benefiting the Kevin Everett Foundation, which will bring some of the nation’s biggest National Football League (“NFL”) players together to tackle the runway for a one-night-only charity event and fashion show. During this charity show, super producers Cool and Dre will mix it up on the runway as they debut their clothing line Dirty Royalty.

FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach is a four day long event that provides an intelligent, innovative platform for progressive, established, and emerging designers to showcase their collections to media, celebrities, international buyers, and select style makers. FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach will celebrate the energy and substance of style across classes and cultures.

The shows are geared towards designer diffusion collections and innovative lifestyle brands. Designers will integrate music into their shows, many personally selecting their favorite celebrity DJs to preside over their runway spectacles FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach has harnessed the curiosity and support of established and emerging talent from the international fashion and lifestyle arenas.

 

 

 

 

 

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