Welcome to our first edition of the Fashion 411, loyal readers. Think of this weekly column as the definitive guide to shopping-centric happenings in South Florida. Without further ado, keep the following on your sartorial radar:
WHO: A Pea in the Pod Trunk Show
WHAT: Mamas to be, sneak peek the latest spring maternity styles from Rachel Pally. Enjoy sweet treats while browsing the chic, new spring must-haves, and even enter to win a $500 dollar maternity wardrobe from A Pea in the Pod!
WHEN: Tuesday, April 15 from 2 to 8 p.m.
WHERE: A Pea in the Pod Merrick Park, 350 San Lorenzo Ave., Coral Gables
WHO: Ethica Pop-Up Shop
WHAT: Shop the New York-based ethical, eco-friendly and sustainable fashion website, shopethica.com, at this Miami pop up. Also on hand for accessory addicts? A jewelry sample sale by locally loved Citrine By the Stones.
WHEN: April 17 from 12 to 8 p.m. WHERE: 537 SW 12 Ave., Miami
WHO: Saks Dadeland Mall & Roberto Coin
WHAT: Meet Peter Webster, Co-Owner of Roberto Coin jewelry, for a preview of his new fine jewelry collection.
WHEN: Thursday, April 17 at 12 p.m.
WHERE: Saks’ Designer Collection on Two at Dadeland Mall., 7535 N. Kendall Dr., Miami
RSVP: Call (305) 662-8655 extension 262
WHO: Benetton Bash
WHAT: Join the globally loved brand as it hosts an all-day bash to launch its Spring 2014 collection. Customers will recieve 20 percent off the entire store and be treated to complimentary Pinkberry froyo. Sips by Botran Rum and beats by DJ DZA are also in order.
WHEN: Thursday, April 17 from 2 to 9 p.m.
WHERE: Benetton, 670 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
RSVP: Email Benetton@taraink.com
WHO: Kate Moss TOPSHOP collection and Nordstrom
WHAT: The IT model’s highly anticipated collaboration hits Nordstrom stores nationwide. Customers who spend over $150 in-store will receive a limited-edition Kate Moss TOPSHOP tote bag and the first 50 customers to make a purchase will get some extra swag in their tote.
WHEN: Collection hits stores Wednesday, April 30.
WHO: Sandro and Bloomingdales Aventura
WHAT: Exclusive to Bloomies Aventura, shoppers will be given early access to shop 8 Sandro Women’s Spring 2014 styles before the rest of the globe.
WHEN: Now through April 22
WHERE: Bloomingdales Aventura, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura
WHO: Saks Bal Harbour Shops’ Denim Event
WHAT: Hit up the Saks “Denim Bar” and get fitted for the right pair of jeans for your body type (Read: No more muffin top). Guests can expect passed sips, beats, nail polish changes and even makeovers. Jean-ious.
WHEN: Thursday, April 17 from 4 to 7 p.m.
WHERE: Saks Bal Harbour, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour
WHO: H&M and Alexander Wang
WHAT: H&M is teaming up with irreverent designer Alexander Wang for their next design collaboration. Of note? This particular partnership marks the first time that an American designer teams up with H&M. Go Wang!
WHEN: The full Alexander Wang x H&M collection will be available in 250 H&M stores worldwide, and online starting November 6.