Celebrities, models, DJs and fashion icons take over our streets as Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week begins in South Florida. With so many designers and fashionistas flocking to Miami, you better make sure your looking extra fresh when stepping out to the shows and celebrity filled events. From runways to the dance floors this week will jam packed with events to keep you busy day and night.
HAVEN presents Devil Wears Nada Launch Party
1237 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
HAVEN presents its new weekly party, The Devil Wears Nada. Every Wednesday ladies will get to enjoy drink specials and appetizers while special guests drop tasty beats to keep you dancing through the night. This week be there for the launch event with music by Nelson Diaz, Aramix Vega, Ollie Sanders and special guest Hansell Leyva. Doors open at 9 p.m. RSVP by texting 513-252-5906
Hyde presents SUBOO After Party
1701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Designer Sue Di Chio is taking her talents to Hyde for the official after party to celebrate her official SS14 Cruiser Collection with sounds by Miami’s own Damaged Goods. Mix and mingle with some of the finest fashionistas and get a look at some must-have fashion before it hits the stores. It all starts at 10 p.m.
Bamboo presents Miss BumBum Brazil
550 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
Scott Disick hosts Bamboo as the sexy ladies from Brazil's Miss Bumbum contest invade Miami. The ultimate pre-party to Miami Beach Swim Week. Mix and mingle with a sleu of beautiful ladies while dancing to some of the best in house music. Admission is $30 at the door for the men and $20 for the ladies. Doors open at 11pm.
Ug Strategies and the Gale present Swim x Galore
1690 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
LDV Hospitality, UG Strategies and The Gale collaborate with Galore Magazine to host an intimate event poolside on the rooftop at The Gale on Saturday night for Miami Swim Week. Galore Magazine will celebrate their Bombshell Issue starring International top model Nina Agdal who will be hosting the event alongside Julie Henderson and Ashley Sky. The private party will feature DJ sets by Joshua Menendez, ESS N EM, Gabby Mejia, Girls of Gramps and Stacie Todd from 2pm-6pm. RSVP to attend: http://www.ugstrategies.com/swim.
WALL 4-Year Anniversary
2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
One of the hottest clubs on South Beach is celebrating their 4-Year Anniversary and you are invited! Be there this weekend for a special night at WALL lounge with special guest Norman Doray to celebrate alongside Chicco Secci and Aear. Doors open at 11pm, dress to impress and you must be 21+ to get in. Tickets are currently $50 for the ladies and $60 for the guys.
Also at WALL this week- Tuesday night check out Flavela Beach with The Cataracs, followed by a special Miami Swim edition of Lush Thursdays with DJ Irie and Johnny Cash and DJ Skitty in the Living Room.
Living Room presents Jessica Who
401 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
The W is rocking you northd and south! Gerber Group joins with Voli Vodka and legendary DJ Jessica Who at the W Fort Lauderdale to bring a fabulous night of great cocktails and stellar entertainment with open format mix of house, electro and top hits. Voli Vodka will feature special bottle specials for $225 and $10 Voli Signature cocktails throughout the night. For reservations email RSVP@volispirits.com. Keep the party going downstairs and check out Whiskey Blue keeping you dancing until 2am.
Independence Music Festival
2269 NW 199th Street, Miami Gardens
Be there for one of the biggest music festivals of the year. This weekend, head to Sun Life Stadium for the 6th Annual Independance Festival and celebrate Latin and electronic sounds as part of the Colombian festival. There will be music, live entertainment, a stellar soccer match and more. Make sure to get your tickets fast before they sell out. Some of the artists that will be showcasing their skills include Erick Morillo, Robbie Rivera, Cedric Gervais, Alex Kenji, Harry 'Choo Choo' Romero, Jose Nuñez, and local favorites Armand Peña, Edgar V, and Vinicio Rotelli. Doors open at 1 p.m. Tickets are currently on sale at Wantickets.com Use Code 'AMPM' to receive a special $5 discount on each ticket you purchase.
Paradise Sundays presents Harry Choo Choo Romero
4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Are you up for a little fun in the sun? Head to Arkadia for some poolside action as you dance to music by special guest Harry 'Choo Choo' Romero. This has been a rainy week, but don’t let that keep you from one of the enjoying a day of mingling it up with some of Miami’s finest. Doors open at noon. Remember dress to impress!
This week also at the Fontainebleau: Dirty Hairy presents Dirty Law alongside Ruen and Mike Duece on Wednesday, followed by special guest Sander Van Doorn on Thursday; kick off the weekend with Mr. Mauricio and J Cole on Friday, and celebrate Swim Week at the Official Shay Todd After Party with sounds by Project 46 on Saturday.
Sports Illustrated model Nina Agdal. Photo: Rick Delgado