Miami Beach International Fashion Week just kicked off, and runs from March 20-23 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. This 15th annual event boasts over 60 designers and 100 celebrity guests. It?s the largest International and Hispanic fashion event in the United States!

Miami Beach International Fashion Week 2013

The fashions making a splash aren’t just swimwear, although there are some hot collections for summer! Shows will feature men?s wear, women?s day and evening wear, jewelry and accessories. Miami Beach International Fashion Week will draw hundreds of media outlets, international musicians and celebrities arriving to attend the shows.

accessories 2013 runway

accessories 2013 runway

At the 2012 Miami Beach International Fashion Week, Minka Swimwear made quite a splash! Designers at this year’s Miami Beach International Fashion Week will include Jessica Decata, Julian Chang, Itala Testino, Cynthia Rodriguez, Carlos Miele and Nicolas Felizola. Special celebrity guests will be getting plenty of camera time too, including Gabriel Valenzuela, Michelle Vargas, Adriana Catano and Gustavo Leone.

bikini show 2013

bikini show 2013

Cuisine and Music at the Miami Beach International Fashion Show

The fun won’t stop after the models leave the catwalk. Miami is known for its vibrant culture and nightlife, so this year?s event goes beyond fashion! Celebrities and designers will be partying it up at the VIP after parties! Latin music will take center stage on Saturday March 23rd with the Miami Moda and Music Awards. All proceeds of the awards benefit the Livestrong Foundation. Each evening after the shows, the Culinary Style Caf? will feature a different celebrity chef to prepare fashionable menu items to represent the diverse countries and cultures of the designers. Audience members will be treated to wine pairings to complement each culinary delight. ?Explore some Cuban Cuisine here on our blog as well.

cuisine of Miami

cuisine of Miami

View the Full Schedule for Miami Beach International Fashion Week! Last night, the Miami Style Showcase kicked things off, featuring Florida’s top fashionistas! Prelude designers Erin Healy, Lisa Vega and Crystal 4 U were the first to send models down the runway and Carlos Miele won an award for International Designer of the Year! Today the fashion fun continues with daywear, African designers and evening wear. Friday night is the swimwear showcase so you can get ready for summer with some hot fashions, Miami style!

If you could go to the Miami Beach International Fashion Week, would you rather attend as a designer or a celebrity?

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