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MIAMI, Feb. 1, 2024 ~ Miami Fashion Week® (MIAFW) has once again taken the fashion world by storm with its highly-anticipated event, showcasing exclusive runway shows and groundbreaking activations that have reshaped the fashion landscape. From January 23 – 27, 2024, MIAFW transformed the city of Miami into a global fashion hub, uniting industry leaders from around the world and combining the worlds of fashion, art, and culture.

The week kicked off with an exclusive dinner at ConSentido Brickell to welcome participating designers. Among the guests were Chairman of Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioner Oliver Gilbert, Designers Karl Kani, Lisu Vega, Rene Ruiz (Rene by RR), Angel Sanchez and Yas González; influencers Camila and Tatiana Guiribitey; philanthropists Marile and Jorge Luis Lopez; and other distinguished guests. The following day, MIAFW held a press conference at the Gary Nader Art Centre where local Miami community members were officially welcomed by Oliver Gilbert (Miami-Dade County Chairman Commissioner), Gary Nader (Art Collector), CaSandra Diggs (CFDA President), Karl Kani (Fashion Designer), Oscar Lopez (chair of Miami Fashion Institute at Miami Dade College) and Lourdes Fernández-Velasco (MIAFW Executive Managing Director). Later in the day, a dynamic panel discussion took place at Kiki on the River featuring moderator CaSandra Diggs, Karl Kani, filmmaker Jessy Terrero, and songwriter Ashley Joi exploring the influence of style and culture during the Kick-Off Lunch.

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The first-ever streetwear showcase at MIAFW was presented by legendary "Godfather of Streetwear" Karl Kani at the Elser Hotel in Downtown Miami. The star-studded event saw luminaries such as actress Pretty Vee, MMA world champion David Evans, influencer Sebas Villalobos and former NBA star Larry Sanders Jr. gracing the runway in oversized silhouettes, vibrant colorways, and bold designs. This showcase set an electrifying tone for MIAFW's unparalleled celebration of style and innovation.

The iconic Gary Nader Art Centre, known for holding the world's largest Botero collection, served as the stage for captivating runway shows throughout the week. Featuring renowned designers including Yas González, Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada, Rene by RR, Lisu Vega, Angel Sanchez, and Giannina Azar, each show presented at this year's event featured unforgettable designs that pushed the boundaries of fashion and style.

Lourdes Fernández-Velasco, Executive Director of Miami Fashion Week expressed her joy at the tremendous success of MIAFW 2024. "The event exceeded all expectations, showcasing the best of fashion, creativity, and cultural diversity," she said. "Hosting a successful week of runway shows, events, and discussions has been immensely gratifying." She also extended her gratitude to the team and partners who contributed to making this edition of MIAFW truly exceptional.

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MIAFW's commitment to sustainability was highlighted during the Sustainable Summit at Miami Dade College. The summit discussed the intersection of fashion and eco-consciousness with a panel moderated by Gabriella Smith titled "The Art of Sustainable Fashion: Blending Creativity with Eco-Consciousness" featuring Lisu Vega, Rodner Figueroa, Emily (Milly) Milton, and Moe Hachem; as well as a panel titled "From Waste to Wardrobe: The Role of Recycling in Fashion's Future" with Michelle Salas, Danielle Garno, Matt Levine, and Jacqueline Aramboles.

Steven Kolb, CEO of Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), congratulated Miami Fashion Week for its impressive impact on fashion. "Miami's vibrant style is a significant influence on fashion and culture, and there is no better representation of that than Miami Fashion Week," he said.

For more information about MIAFW, please visit and follow @miamifashionweek. With its successful execution of this year's event, MIAFW has solidified its position as a leading force in the fashion industry, showcasing the best of fashion, art, and culture while pushing the boundaries of creativity and sustainability.
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