This week it’s all about fashion, fun, music, and entertainment as Mercedes Benz Fashion Swim Week takes over Miami Beach. Get in the mix with some of the industries hottest designs while you dance the night away amongst SoFla’s hottest fashionistas at all the trendy hotspots with music by DJs from around the world. It’s a busy week from music festivals, fashion shows, and more. Don’t miss out on all the fun, here’s my Party Patrol- Swim Week Edition!
Wednesday, July 18th
Dirty Hairy presents Three Loco
4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
This week head to Dirty Hairy for a special performance by Three Loco (Riff Raff, Dirt Nasty, and Andy Milonakis) as they take the stage alongside residents Ruen, Contra, and Jessica Who. The comical trio will rock the crowd performing as they perform the hits “Neato,” “Jump Rope,” and more.
Doors open at 11pm, dress code is strictly enforced. Other events to check out at LIV this week include Sander Van Doorn on Thursday, DJ Vice on Friday, and Max Vangeli on Saturday. For advance tickets click here.
Thursday, July 19th
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Official Kick-Off
1775 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
It’s that time of the year, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2012 has arrived and for the next week it’s nothing but fashion, models, and music everywhere on the beach. Thursday head over to the Raleigh Hotel for the Official MBFW Kick-off Event from 8pm till midnight. Fashionistas will be able to rub elbows with the hottest designers and get jump start on all the festivities ahead.
The Chainsmokers at Wall
2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Summer Thursdays at WALL continue this week with special guests The Chainsmokers along with an opening set by DJ Knowledge. This DJ duo team of Alex Pall and Rhett Bixler are ready to take over the decks to bring their funky mix of electro-house, hip-hop, and funk to get the crowd moving until 5am.
Doors open at 11pm, dress to impress, you must be 21+ to get in. Table reservations are highly suggested. For more information or to RSVP email: info@WALLMiami.com
Friday, July 20th
Austin Leeds Rocks Euforia
90 N.E 11th Street, Miami
While MBFW takes over the beach, get a little escape over the bridge at Euforia Nightclub for a special guest performance by Austin Leeds fresh off his European tour alongside DJ Doon. Leed’s bringing back the Miami House sound with hits like “Verano”, “My World”, and many more. Doors open at 10pm, girls must be 18+ and guys 21+. Admission is $20 at the door and remember to dress trendy chic. For advance tickets click here.
Saturday, July 21st
Brickell Independanz Festival
900 S. Miami Ave., Miami
In this city, we are never short of music festivals and this week Mary Brickell Village is getting in on the action with the very first Brickell Independanz Electronic Music Festival featuring over 15 DJs and 10 live bands on two stages. Some of the DJs you’ll see are Jose Nunez, Plastic Funk, George Acosta, Cocodrills, Lazardi, Harry “Choo Choo” Romero, and more. It all starts at noon and goes until 11pm. For tickets go to Wanticket.com.
Miami Swim Lounge at Chalk
1234 Washington Ave., Miami
This weekend Scene PR and Chalk Lounge are coming together to host the MBSW Pop-Up Shop showcasing some of Miami’s emerging designers to get you ready for the 2013 season. Guests will get to check out all the latest designs while dancing to music by DJ Tom Laroc and sipping away on complimentary cocktails from 10pm till 11pm. The event is free and open to the public and the first 100 guests will each receive a gift bag stuffed with some fabulous goodies.
For more information or to RSVP contact Ysset Boan at info@ScenePRMiami.com or call 305-389-1545.
Mara Hoffman MBFW Show After-Party at FDR
1685 Collins Ave., Miami
Dance the night away at the chic new FDR Lounge at Delano for the official Mara Hoffman MBFW post-show party. DJ Mia Moretti will be on the turntables to keep the crowd going all night long. Join Mara Hoffman and her sexy models as the toast the night away to celebrate the launch of her 2013 Resort Collection. It all starts at 11pm, for table reservations, call 305-924-4071 or visit www.fdrmiami.com
Sand – Play - Fashion 2-day Event at Nikki Beach
900 S. Miami Ave., Miami
Nikki Beach and Equinox present the 2nd Annual SPF: Sand - Play - Fashion, a series of fashion shows taking place on the sand at Nikki Beach. The two-day event starts on Saturday, July 21st from 7pm till 10pm and continues on Sunday, July 22nd from 1pm till 4pm.
Guests will enjoy runway shows featuring the swimwear lines of Qiss Qiss by Aqua Di Lara, Lila Nikole, Strong Boalt, We love Colors, Lila Nikole and AZ Araujo. In addition guests will also be able to shop the looks at pop-up boutiques located throughout the venue. Special guest DJ Miss Tara will keep the crowds moving with her sexy house beats throughout both days.
Monday, July 23rd
Paul Frank Miami Swim Cocktail Party
485 Brickell Ave., Miami
Swim Week continues on Monday at the Paul Frank Swimwear Collection Cocktail Party Monday night at the Viceroy from 6pm till 8pm. The jovial designer Paul Frank will be debuting the first women’s and junior’s swim collection that promises to mix sass and playful designs to the latest collection. Be there for the unveiling and enjoy complimentary cocktails and appetizers by sending your RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 310-557-5280.
STK Presents Bika Swim 2013
2377 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
What better way to finish off the week of Fashion Festivites then at Magnum Mondays at STK? This upscale dinner party turned lounge will be rocking with sexy sounds by DJ Danny Stern all night while designer AmbiKa Sanjana gives you a look at her latest collection. Guests will enjoy complimentary Belvedere Lemon TEAny cocktails from 8pm to 10pm followed by the 2013 BiKa Swimwear fashion show starting at 11:30pm.
WALL at W South Beach. Photo: Tomas Loewy