Agatha Ruiz de la Prada Closes Miami Fashion Week 2014 Resort Collections In High Fashion

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — On May 18th, Miami Fashion Week 2014 Resort Collections wrapped up successfully after four days filled with spectacular runway shows highlighted by internationally renowned designers such as Custo Barcelona, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada and Andres Sarda, with their European take on luxury cruise and resort fashion, as well as special showcase collections by Maliparmi, Stella Jean, Yamamay and Indie Soul.

Miami Fashion Week’s closing night kicked off with a Pret-a-Porter showcase with leading designers, including Paulo Silva, known for his provocative aesthetic; Matias Hernan which mixes classical design with futuristic edginess; and Anna Mora, Barcelona designer that is known for utilizing premium ultra-luxury textiles in every garment. The show was followed by renowned American designer, Sherri Hill, who highlighted her latest contemporary evening wear collection that have been a sensation amongst celebrities and VIPs alike, and worn at premier red carpet events around the world.

Ending on a playful and colorful note, the sold out fashion show concluded with none other than Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, internationally renowned Spanish designer, where she lit up the runway with her vibrant and colorful designs that have been recognized and celebrated worldwide as works of art.

To celebrate the great success of a tremendous fashion week, celebrities, designers and VIPs resumed the fashion soiree festivities at the Surfcomber Hotel in Miami Beach for the official Miami Fashion Week 2014 Resort Collections closing party.

“I’m thankful to my business partners: Aaron Perry, Secundino Velasco, Ruben Llavona and our CEO Alvaro Garnica; plus all of the incredibly hard working production staff.  During my 16 years of producing Miami Fashion Week there have been many highlights, but never have the results been as spectacular as what we all witnessed this week,” said Beth Sobol, Founder and President of Miami Fashion Week. “Thanks to the dedication to excellence and hard work of my partners and our production team, every aspect of this event was executed to perfection. With a sold out event filled with buyers, celebrities and press from around the world, and the introduction of live streaming of the fashion shows, Miami Fashion Week has continued its ascension to a global brand. Stay tuned for more exciting news on the continued expansion of Miami Fashion Week.”

From May 15th to 18th, style enthusiasts and international jetsetters experienced the original, fresh concept of Miami Fashion Week 2014 Resort Collections that combined the most exciting fashion shows with special shopping opportunities at the Fashion Collective Pop-up Boutique Showcase, along with VIP social events and afterglow parties at some of the trendiest hotspots in Miami one of the world’s most exuberant lifestyle destinations and fashion hub that bridges Latin America with the United States and Europe.

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About Miami Fashion Week:
Miami Fashion Week brings the world’s trendiest and emerging designers to the forefront of the American market.  This year will mark the introduction of the first international platform for cruise/resort and pre-spring designer collections.  Known across the globe as the largest International and Latin American fashion event, Miami Fashion Week celebrates fashion, beauty and lifestyle, and features a unique crossover of international cultures from designers, entertainers and celebrities from around the world. Miami Fashion Week is organized with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners and the Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority.

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