MIAMI, FLORIDA (Thursday, July 21, 2022)
Miami Swim Week Powered by Art Hearts Fashion debuted a week of runway shows and VIP events from July 10th through July 17th at 6 of Miami’s most iconic venues. The main run of shows taking place at the Faena Forum were complemented with VIP and private events at Joia Beach, Strawberry Moon, Mammoth Gardens, Versace Mansion, and a closing gala at Club E11even . Following an incredibly successful launch of Los Angeles Swim Week, the world-renowned production company showcased an all-encompassing lineup of the most celebrated designers, as well as newer names in swimwear partnering with Art Hearts Fashion to maximize their reach through Art Hearts Fashion’s expert curation of Miami Swim Week shows. The full schedule, featuring boutique and staple brands, can be seen here.
Featuring 40 designers across six venues, Art Hearts Fashion hosted Miami Swim Week’s largest events calendar of the season. This year, the production company held partnerships with Vogue, Saks Fifth Avenue, and The Make a Wish Foundation. Hosting Runway shows, VIP brunches, gifting suites, and private parties for top industry, influencers, celebrities, models, and media to the largest fashion event of the summer.
AHF kicked off its series of events with a Model launch party at Joia Beach in conjunction with Soundtuary, followed by a model pool party at Strawberry Moon with over 1000 models in attendance. The main run of shows taking place at the Faena Forum opened with a massive show by the brand Camilla starring supermodel Tyson Beckford followed by runway presentations by Custo Barcelona and a VIP event at Mammoth Gardens and a party titled Noche Vogue.
The weekend schedule turned up the heat with a Friday night run of shows headlined by The Black Tape Project and Christian Audigier. Saturday’s schedule was highlighted by a VIP influencer brunch and star-studded private runway event for the brand Matte Collection at the Versace Mansion with a performance by DJ Kahled. The run of shows ended Sunday with a VIP recovery brunch hosted by Camilla X Vogue at Joia Beach. Closing night featured runway shows by brands such as Natalia Fedner, Giannina Azar, Lila Nikole, Mister Triple X + Dr. Martens & Nike Swim with a closing party at Club E11even. “Our mission was to curate an inclusive calendar that featured shows from boutique to staple & luxury designers. Our goal was to tell a story that could relate to all walks of life” said president Erik Rosete. Notables participating and attending the shows included: Tyson Beckford, DJ Kahled, Angela Simmons, Jenn Lee, Georgina Mazzeo, Jose Forteza, Emcee JT of City Girls, Pretty Vee, Alonzo Arnold, Ari Fletcher, Mannywellz, Achieng Agutu, Allie Weber, Camilla Franks, Sofia Jamora, Jessica Rich, Carmen Carrera, Miss Universe Haiti Eden Berandoive, Malu Trevejo, Selling Sunsets Mary Fitzgerald, Miss Universe Kosovo Blerta Veseli, Miss Universe Greece Ioanna Bella, Miss Universe Colombia Valeria Morales, Sarah Potempa, Monifa Jansen, Zita Vass, Preson Williams, Sicily Rose, and more.
The fashion and beauty trends seen on the catwalk were made possible by Beauty Sponsors Japonesque, House of Sophia, Billion Dollar Brows & Surfer Girl Cosmetics lead by April Love Beauty. Haircare Sponsors included Unite, Beachwaver, and Aqua Hair Extensions. Drinks were served by Presenting Partners Kettle One Botanicals and Brugal 1888 Rum. Additional sponsors included Rock Star Energy, Don Julio, Everybody Water, Riva Transportation, + Smart Water, Sol De Janeiro, The Makeup Light, Camilla Seretti, Shibue Couture, Dreamer Miami, Koe Kombucha, and Florapy.