Open-to-the-Public Swim Week 2014 Events

It’s about to get a lot hauter in Miami compliments of Swim Week 2014 which takes place July 17th to the 21st. And while both Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim and SwimShow are exclusive to the trade and press, there are a spate of open-to-the-public events as listed below:

Who: MIAMI Magazine


Why: MIAMI magazine will host its 6th annual SPLASHION soiree highlighted with a special performance by top charting artists, Nico & Vinz at the historic Fillmore Miami Beach. As an unofficial kick-off to the upcoming swim week festivities, the event will include a six-line fashion show.

When: Wednesday, July 16 from 8 to 11 p.m.

Where: Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave, Miami Beach

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Why: Now in its 27th season, FUNKSHION fuses music and fashion like no other.

When: Wednesday, July 16 to Saturday, July 19th.

Where: SLS Hotel, 1701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

RSVP: Complimentary, just visit


Who: Peroni Italy What: Peroni Italy’s 2014 Emerging Designer Series Miami Swim Week

Why: Think Project Runway where the winner is crowned as Peroni’s 3rd Annual Emerging Designer Series champ and will be awarded a trip to New York Fashion Week as well as a complete runway production showcasing their full line at Swim Week 2015 in Miami.

When: Wednesday, July 16 at 8 p.m.

Where: SLS South Beach, 1701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

RSVP: Email


Who: Allure Magazine

What: Allure Lounge at Hyde Beach at SLS South Beach

Why: Freshen up between the shows and soirees with express manicures, dry styling, eyebrow shaping and more — plus exclusive gift bags.

When: Friday, July 18 through Sunday, July 20 from 12 to 5 p.m.

Where: Hyde Beach at the SLS South Beach, 1701 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

RSVP: Not necessary

Who: Brazilian Association of Fashion Designers (ABEST), the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) and the Brazilian Textile and Apparel Industry Association (ABIT)

What: The three Brazilian groups will host the Fashion Beyond Summer Pop-Up

Why: ABEST, Apex and ABIT will take over the exclusive Soho Beach House to showcase Brazil’s top designs and latest looks on the playa.

When: Friday, July 18 to Monday, July 21 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Soho Beach House, 4385 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

RSVP: Email


Who: Grey Goose Vodka and Style Saves

What: Grey Goose presents Style Saves at Soho Beach House

Why: Now in its third year, this can’t-miss show with a feel-good factor will boast designs by Trina Turk, Kai Lani and Del Toro.

When: Friday, July 18 at 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Where: Soho Beach House, 4385 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

RSVP: Tickets cost $125 each and can be purchased online here



What: Pop-Up Shop at Delano South Beach

Why: Shop summer’s must-have styles (with a portion of proceeds benefitting Style Saves), score funky nail art compliments of Vanity Projects NYC and relish complimentary sips.

When: Saturday, July 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. Where: Delano South Beach

RSVP: Email



What: A pool party and trunkshow with the off-beat brand at Boulan Hotel’s rooftop pool.

Why: Enjoy complimentary cocktails, bites and surprises while shopping the trunk show. Oh, and a surprise guest will make a grand appearance, too.

When: Saturday, July 19 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Boulan Hotel, 2000 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

RSVP: Email


Who: National Hotel Miami Beach, Peroni & Annie Vazquez

What: Escape Miami Style Lounge

Why: The fashion and beauty retreat returns with a 3 p.m. poolside fashion show, complimentary cocktails and bites, spa and beauty treatments, such as haircuts and beard trims for the guys and mini manicures and beach waves for the gals.

When: Saturday, July 19 from noon to 5 p.m.

Where: National Hotel Miami Beach, 1677 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

RSVP: Free and online here


Who: Riviera Hotel, swim designers and LIQS

What: Ready, Set, Swim

Why: Watch as bikini-clad models walk the pool-top runway at this 3rd annual cocktail party and fashion show at the Bamboo Garden pool of the Riviera Hotel. Guests of age can stay cool with complimentary LIQS cocktail shots, too.

When: Saturday, July 19 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Riviera Hotel, 318 20th Street, Building One, Miami Beach

RSVP: Email


Who: SwimShow 2014 and PeclersParis

What: Spring/Summer 2016 Colors & Influences Seminar presented by PeclersParis

Why: As one of the few open-to-the-public events at SwimShow, PeclersParis, the leading trend, style, and innovation consulting agency, will decipher the key influences for Spring/Summer 2016 and translates them into creative scenarios in this seminar.

When: Saturday, July 19 at 12:30 and Monday, July 21 at 11 a.m.

Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach

RSVP: Email


Who: The Standard Spa & Orlebar Brown

What: A lazy Sunday barbeque

Why: Join the tailored swimwear line as it kicks back and relaxes at the Zen-sational property. Relish a good ol’ fashioned bbq and a whole lot of doing nothing at all.

When: Sunday, July 20th from 3 to 8 p.m.

Where: The Standard Spa, 40 Island Ave., Miami Beach

RSVP: Email lazysunday@standardhot


Who: SwimShow 2014

What: A complimentary catwalk show

Why: This dazzling runway show will featuring a look from each of the participating brands in the tradeshow AKA an amazing line-up of the industry’s most exciting designers.

When: Sunday, July 20th at 6 p.m.

Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach

RSVP: Email