FUNKSHION: FASHION WEEK MIAMI TO PRESENT FALL/WINTER 2016 SHOWS NEXT WEEK

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FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach is thrilled to announce the Fall/Winter 2016 shows, running March 16-19, 2016. The vibes will be strong once again this March at FUNKSHION as the main event heads to Miami’s cutting-edge Wynwood Art District for the first time at Studio 205, with satellite events on South Beach at the Soho Beach House. As the fashion industry evolves to accommodate an increasingly sophisticated consumer in a digital age, the presenters of FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach will keep it fresh with an innovative four-day lifestyle platform of highly curated events including seasonal runway shows, industry panel discussions, as well as signature music and film activations.

F/W 2016 will open with the ‘Designed in Miami’ reception, celebrate the style of ‘80s with the Paramount Pictures “spiritual sequel” to Dazed and Confused, Everybody Wants Some!!, and eye-catching activations with official FUNKSHION partners Jet Blue, Peroni, HSI Professional, Dior Cosmetics, VCA Miami Beach and Zico.

Wednesday, March 16:
“DESIGNED IN MIAMI” presented by Fashion Group International of South Florida

Internationally renowned fashion designers based in Miami come together to share insights on Miami as a fashion capital and what it takes to thrive in the rapidly chaning environment.  Alessandra Gold – Creative Director of Kruzin, Simonett Pereira – Founder and Creative Director of Style Mafia,  Fabrice Tradieu – Founder and Designer at Fabrice Tradieu , Michael Saiger – Founder and Designer of Miansai,  success stories and learn how to effectively design and produce in Miami, leverage Miami as a backdrop for all things fashion, while building a sustainable business.

Friday, March 18:
EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!!”  Fashion event inspired by the anticipated film.

FUNKSHION and celebrity stylist Calyann Barnett will present a star-studded event inspired by Director Richard Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some!!
Film stars will join in the 80’s style festivities by walking the runway in the Phoenix House Miami show.

The full schedule of events includes:

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2016

4PM MIAMI INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF ART & DESIGN FASHION SHOW
6PM PRESS REGISTRATION
6PM FGI NETWORKING HOUR  (PRIVATE EVENT)
7PM FGI TALKS INDUSTRY PANEL DISCUSSION “DESIGNED IN MIAMI”
PANELISTS: 
FABRICE TARDIEU (MENSWEAR)
MICHAEL SAIGER MIANSAI (JEWELRY)
SIMONETTE PEREIRA- STYLE MAFIA (WOMENSWEAR)
ALESSANDRA GOLD (KRUZIN FOOTWEAR)
8PM ETNOS FASHION SHOW

THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2016

7PM STYLE MAFIA BLOGGER HOUR hosted by HSI & PERONI (PRIVATE EVENT)
8PM STYLE MAFIA FASHION SHOW
9.30PM ALESSANDRA GOLD FASHION SHOW
MUSIC SERIES: AFTERPARTY

FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016
“EVERYBODY WANTS SOME”

7.30PM RED CUP CARPET
8PM PRE GAME RECEPTION
9PM The PHOENIX HOUSE MIAMI FASHION SHOW
inspired by the ‘80s and film EVERYBODY WANTS SOME
10PM FRAT HOUSE AFTERPARTY

SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2016
7PM HAMEL BLOGGER HOUR hosted by designer Melina Harris (PRIVATE EVENT)
8 PM HAMEL FASHION SHOW
9PM FUNKSHION x LANVIN @ SOHO BEACH HOUSE  (PRIVATE EVENT)

Get social with Funkshion this season:
There will be a special collaboration with architectural photographer, and multi-disciplined artist Kris Tamburello on the Funkshion social media handles.
@Kris_Tamburello LIVE #takeover from #FUNKSHIONfw 

Follow the Funkshion Instagram March 13 – 20 and see the fashion @FUNKSHIONfw through the eyes of an architectural photographer.
#FUNKSHIONfw

Location: 255 Studio (Wynwood), 255 NW 25th Street, Miami, FL 33127
Time: See schedule for event times
Access: Events are free and open to the public, but with limited capacity with RSVP atwww.funkshion.com.

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