If you wish to dive into the scene that is Miami Swim Week 2013, allow us to share the open-to-the-public events with you:
Wednesday, July 18th: Miinto.com presents Ready, Set, Swim. Think an evening of swimwear, shopping, spa-ing and a fashion show for all! As the bikini-clad models take the runway this Swim Week, don’t stress about not having access to the shows. Avoid the mayhem and join hosts Kelly Saks of Kelly’s Kloset and Lori Riviere of Shortcuts To Fabulous from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Emena Spa (180 NE 39 Street, Design District). RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, July 20th: GUYandGIRL Boutique cocktail party celebrating the launch of Shopguyandgirl.com from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Complimentary cocktails, 25% off all items, gift bags, raffle and models wearing looks by Kai Lini and Lola James Jewelry.
Saturday, July 21st: Snoop around the swanky W Hotel for the Lee + Lani Style Lounge. From noon to 4, meet the designers, hang with Electric Blogarella, score swag and surprises. RSVP: email@example.com.
Saturday, July 21st: Join model Carissa Rosario for her Young and Fresh perfume launch at the Catalina Hotel's Red Bar. From 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., quaff cocktails and enjoy light bites at this scent-sational soiree. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, July 22nd: Summer Sample Sale Miami Beach is an annual pop-up shopping lounge featuring more than 20 leading contemporary designers offering significant discounts on clothing, swimwear, lingerie and accessories during the weekend of Miami Swim Week.
Kicking off the weekend with an invitation-only cocktail reception hosted by Gilt City and luxury designer auction preview on Saturday, the high-fashion shopping event will then open its doors on Sunday to those looking to escape the heat and shop the latest deals from nationally known brands including Eberjey, Studio LX, Maya swimwear, Liza + Tara, Cimber Designs, Ole Unlimited, Cristi's Closet, Nugaard Designs, Pitusa, Tori Praver, Honey Child body care and Antonym Cosmetics. In addition, straight off the runway, the Red Dress Collection by designers Oscar de la Renta, Donna Karan, Nicole Miller, Gustavo Cadile, Angel Sanchez, Silvia Tcherassi, Diego Binetti, Victoria Lopez Castro, Fisico by Cristina Ferrari, Ever After, Koam Designs, Sarahi House of Fashion, Custo Barcelona, LAVUK and Carlo Carrizosa, will be donating 100 percent of the proceeds to benefit American Heart Association.
Elevating the event to showcase three distinct experiences, this year’s Summer Sample Sale will feature an outdoor garden, a plush lounge and a grand air-conditioned luxe space. Beyond the white picket fence and picnic tables, the expansive park-themed tent will also offer live music, a Real Sorbet truck, complimentary yoga class on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Sunday courtesy of Green Monkey, Braid Bar by BLO Midtown and a slew of sponsored booths giving out gratis treats, beverages and beauty items. At Collins Park, 21st and Collins Avenue, Miami Beach.
Monday, July 23rd: Finale Swim Week Party at HAVEN Lounge celebrating the Closing Capsule Show of designers including Dorit, Naila, Anna Kosturova and KEVA l J. Starting at 11 p.m., Live entertainment, one-hour signature cocktails and video runway show of the Summer 2013 collections.
Get in the Swim, Miami!