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For The Trendy and Chic, Don’t MisstThe First Annual Coral Gables Fashion Week!

3/16/15

Miami, FL (March 9, 2015) – As the rest of the country continues to sport their winter fatigues, Coral Gables is getting ready to celebrate their first annual Coral Gables Fashion Week showcasing everything that is haute (pun intended) in The City Beautiful. The three-day event will celebrate the unique retail mix and stylish trends of Downtown Coral Gables from March 19th to March 21st  2015.

Get ready fashionistas because shopping parties, trunk shows, and pop-ups are just a few of the many components that will preempt the Runway shows on Saturday March 21st, where Coral Gables’ best will hit the runway with three full blown fashion shows at the historic Coral Gables Museum from 5-8 P.M. The fashion shows will feature Resort Wear, Ready-to-Wear, and Couture Fashions hosted by Coral Gables resident fashionista and business woman Ana Quincoces, also known for her role in Real Housewives of Miami and her ultra successful Skinny Latina brand and cookbooks.

Participating retailers include: Alessa’s Bridal, Bellisima Bridal, Bloom Boutique, Bolado Clothiers, Cattiva Boutique, Curves N’ Waves, Daisy Tarsi, Dominique Boutique, Ella Bella Rozio, Hip.e Boutique, I Designs Boutique, Imagine Wedding and Events, Iron Tribe Fitness, L Boutique, Marce Men’s Couture, Melissa Shoes, My Best Friend’s Closet, Nerio Camargo Makeup, No Boundaries Sport, and Peace Love World, Razzle Dazzle Barbershop, SoBlo, and Studio Chroma.

Fashion Week events will include:

– Thursday, March 19 – Gables Night Out: Dress to Give benefitting the Miami Children’s Health Foundation and Miami Children’s Hospital, soon to be renamed Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, a member of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Come shop-till-ya-drop while creating miracles on the mile for children in need.
– Friday, March 20 – Gables Toast to Fashion: In-store events and sales continue. Stick around to enjoy Happy Hour specials in your new fashions!
– Saturday, March 21 -The big finale, Gables Gets Haute featuring three Runway shows with styles from the top boutiques and retailers.

Coral Gables Fashion Week media partners include Brickell Magazine, Miami Modern Luxury Magazine and Selecta Magazine, the magazine of choice of upscale Hispanics. Cocktails will be provided by JOHNNIE WALKER® BLACK LABEL® Blended Scotch Whisky. 40% Alc/Vol. ©2015 Imported by Diageo, Norwalk, CT. Wines provided by Barton and Guestier (B&G) and Veuve du Vernay, the benchmark of fine French wines. PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY.

Saturday’s big event is available by RSVP-only but everyone is encouraged to attend the in-store events on Thursday and Friday night, where customers will have a chance to gain VIP entry.  For more information, please call 305-569-0311 or visit http://fashionweek.shopcoralgables.com/. Get social and follow @ShopCoralGables on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest updates on everything Coral Gables. Use the hashtag #CGFW and your style savvy moments could pop up on our pages!

 

About the Business Improvement District of Coral Gables

The Business Improvement District of Coral Gables was incorporated in July 1997 and encompasses 19 blocks of Downtown Coral Gables including Miracle Mile. As an advocate of downtown issues and businesses, the BID empowers district members with a single-unified voice, speaking collectively to governmental and civic organizations as well as the general public in order to bring prosperity to the District.  Its mission is to promote commercial vitality for Miracle Mile and Downtown Coral Gables through marketing and advertising, and to act as a strategic catalyst for the overall improvement of the area.

Downtown Coral Gables’ Miracle Mile is a pedestrian-friendly neighborhood with more than 150 property owners and over 350 merchants which includes restaurants. Infused with a chic European feel, tree-lined streets and Mediterranean architecture, the historic area boasts some of Miami’s finest boutiques, acclaimed restaurants and lively cultural venues.   Downtown Coral Gables, with its Miracle Mile, is an elegant and sophisticated destination to live, shop, play and work.  It is Miami’s charming gem that locals like to keep secret and visitors fall in love with when they find it.  For more information and a directory, visit www.shopcoralgables.com, become a fan on www.facebook.com/ShopCoralGables, www.instagram.com/ShopCoralGables  or follow us on Twitter @ShopCoralGables.

About Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals:

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals across North America, which, in turn, use the money where it’s needed the most. When a donation is given it stays in the community, ensuring that every dollar is helping local kids. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $4 billion, most of it $1 at a time. These donations have gone to support research and training, purchase equipment, and pay for uncompensated care, all in support of our mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Learn more at CMNHospitals.org

About Miami Children’s Hospital

Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Miami Children’s Hospital® – soon to be renamed Nicklaus Children’s Hospital – is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with more than 650 attending physicians and over 130 pediatric sub-specialists. The 289-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with several specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in 2008 through 2015 by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, visit www.mch.com

 

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