PARAISO MIAMI BEACH RETURNS
JULY 8 – 11, 2021, WITH MORE THAN 30 SWIMWEAR BRANDS PRESENTING IN-PERSON RUNWAY SHOWS AND EXPERIENCES FOR RESORT 2022
Jonathan Simkhai, CARAVANA, CHROMAT, and PQ Swim among other esteemed swimwear and resort wear brands, join returning presenters including Luli Fama, Palmacea, and Maaji for four days of city-wide events
MIAMI BEACH, FL (June 14, 2021) — After a year of presenting virtual shows during the pandemic, PARAISO Miami Beach returns with in-person runway shows, events, and brand activations featuring more than 30 swimwear and resort wear brands, throughout four days of programming, July 8 through 11, 2021.
The official industry platform of swim week in Miami, PARAISO Miami Beach will hold Resort 2022 runway shows and events at its tent at Collins Park in Miami Beach and The Ritz-Carlton South Beach, with satellite events throughout Miami Beach, including Plymouth Miami Beach, MILA, Joia Beach Club, and Mondrian South Beach.
“Since its inception, the focus of PARAISO Miami Beach has been the growth of the swimwear, beachwear, and resort wear industry. Bringing the in-person platform back to life is critical to rebuilding the fashion economy after the pandemic,” said Natalija Dedic Stojanovic, co-founder of PARAISO Miami Beach.
This season, PARAISO Miami Beach welcomes fashion brands including Jonathan Simkhai, CARAVANA, Nia Lynn Collection byNicole Williams English, Bfyne, Leimakani, Honey Birdette, and PQ Swim, to name a few. An influencer and TV personality Stef Roitman, in collaboration with singer Mery Racauchi will debut its first-ever swim capsule. Glamorous and unapologetically authentic, Honey Birdette will push the boundaries in its runway debut, with statement-making lingerie and swim looks, and a special appearance by “RuPaul’s Drag Race” stars Violet Chachki and Naomi Smalls.
To address the recent shifts in consumer buying behavior, PARAISO Miami Beach will highlight the conversation on the direct-to-consumer model, business strategies, and the importance of building a strong e-commerce platform with a panel talk at MILA with Gorgias, Omnisend, and Okendo. Returning to PARAISO Miami Beach are swimwear veterans Luli Fama, Palmacea, Maaji, Oh Polly, and Liliana Montoya, who will present their Resort 2022 collections.
Procolombia, the Colombian government agency, and PARAISO Miami Beach will kick off the four days of events, hosting the second annual DESTINATION Colombia runway show at the PARAISO Tent at Collins Park, presenting ten Colombian swimwear and resort wear brands to watch. Bahama Mama, Naranja Furcado, Mola Mola, Ancora, Smeralda, and others will present their Resort 2022 collections to an industry audience of press and buyers, followed by the trade showroom on Friday, July 9th at The Ritz Carlton South Beach where attendees will be able to connect with designers one-on-one. DESTINATION Colombia, which celebrates fashion and culture, supports the expansion of Colombian brands in the U.S. market.
Miami Beach’s newest hotel, The Celino Hotel, will host an event in collaboration with SELECT Model Management at Meet Dalia. Bridget Halanski, Chief Marketing Officer of SELECT, will kick off PARAISO Miami Beach’s swim week events with their models at the new, retro-style property. Notable guests are slated to include Sofia Resing, Daniela De Jesus, Kourtney Kellar, and Fiona Baron, with a special guest performance by SELECT’s own DJ/singer-songwriter Selena Sofia.
Among the top-shelf brands being poured at PARAISO Miami Beach’s official events are Courvoisier Cognac, Sipsmith, Maker’s Mark, and El Tesoro Tequila. Consuming guests must be 21 or older. https://www.beamsuntory.com/en.Kevin Murphy returns as an official hair partner of PARAISO Miami Beach, along with H_llo Friend and Touchland as the exclusive safety and health collaborators.
PARAISO runway shows will be all live-streamed thanks to PARAISO’s digital collaborator DISGO, and links added to the program on www.paraisomiamibeach.com closer to the event time. This season, PARAISO Miami Beach will support two runway shows benefiting non-profit organizations Models of Color Matter andLotus House Women’s Shelter. Guests that wish to attend Segunda Mano fashion show will be able to purchase tickets at www.paraisomiamibeach.com. Proceeds will be donated to Lotus House Women’s Shelter.
MBVCA X PARAISO MIAMI BEACH
Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority is the city’s primary vehicle for promoting economic growth and image locally, nationally, and internationally as a vibrant community and superb tourist destination. MBVCA strengthens the city’s competitive position through partnerships with events, festivals, programs, and activities that are innovative, high quality, and representative of the city of Miami Beach.
Press/media, buyers, fashion stylists, and other industry professionals can register at www.paraisomiamibeach.com to receive credentials for this year’s events.
PARAISO MIAMI BEACH Program
*All events are invitation-only, unless noted below.
TUESDAY, JULY 6
6 PM Ultramarine, Fashion Arts Summer Exhibition FIDA x Istituto Marangoni Miami — Private View
July 7 – August 5 / Free and open to public
WEDNESDAY, JULY 7
8 PM SELECT x PARAISO Kick-off Party at Meet Dalia / The Celino Hotel
THURSDAY, JULY 8
2 PM Jonathan Simkhai Beach Club / Joia Beach Club
2 PM Miami International University of Art and Design Fashion Show / PARAISO Tent
6 PM PARAISO Welcome Dinner / Townhouse Hotel Miami Rooftop
8 PM DESTINATION Colombia Runway Presenting PQ Swim, Palmacea, Bahama Mama, Naranja Furcado, Ancora, Smeralda, andMola Mola / PARAISO Tent
8.30 PM Segunda Mano benefiting Lotus House / Miami Design District / Open to Public/ Tickets can be purchased at www.paraisomiamibeach.com
10 PM Liliana Montoya / PARAISO Tent
FRIDAY, JULY 9
12 PM-3 PM DESTINATION Miami Showroom and Breakfast presented by Procolombia / The Ritz-Carlton South Beach
3.30 PM Direct-to-consumer( D2C) Industry Lunch and Panel Discussion / MILA
6 PM Bfyne x Models of Color Matter / PARAISO Tent
6 PM & 7 PM Planet Fashion / Plymouth Miami Beach
10 PM Oh Polly / PARAISO Tent
SATURDAY, JULY 10
10 AM CARAVANA x Modo Yoga Special Wellness Experience / Open to Public / Tickets can be purchased at www.paraisomiamibeach.com
12 PM Leimakani Fashion Presentation / Plymouth Miami Beach
1 PM Chromat / The Ritz-Carlton South Beach
7 PM Boohoo Fashion Experience
8 PM Luli Fama / PARAISO Tent
10 PM Honey Birdette / PARAISO Tent
SUNDAY, JULY 11
8 AM Point Zero Heart Opener Meditation / The Ritz-Carlton South Beach / Open to Public / Tickets can be purchased at www.paraisomiamibeach.com
1 PM Honey Birdette Pool Party/ Soho Beach House
6 PM Mery Playa + My Happy by Stefi Roitman and Mery Racauchi / PARAISO Tent
8 PM NIA LYNN Collection by Nicole Williams / PARAISO Tent
10 PM Riviere Agency presenting Megan Mae Swimwear and Rosewater Swimwear / PARAISO Tent
About PARAISO MIAMI BEACH
In July 2018, PARAISO opened its doors in Miami Beach to unveil a brand new, experiential festival that creatively united the world’s favorite fashion, wellness, beauty, and lifestyle brands. A multi-day fashion platform centralized in Collins Park and stretching to all surrounding areas of South Beach, PARAISO champions the core values of innovation, originality, and discovery through must-see events, imaginative activations, exclusive launches, runway presentations, and collaborations in design, music, wellness, art, and social media.