Don’t Miss-Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On July - 14 - 2010

6410_105827499305_100184439305_2028578_7102547_nSwim Week Edition

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim returns for the sixth year to celebrate all-things steamy, sexy and swim with five days of runway shows.  The annual fashion showcase, which takes over the Raleigh from July 15-19 is the world’s leading swimwear designer platform-and it happens here, in our own backyard.  While the shows at the Raleigh are private, the Gansevoort Miami Beach is taking part in their in the festivities to bring you top-tier designer fashions. Other accessible shows, brought to you by Funkshion, will take place at the Setai. Visit for more information. To view a recap of last year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim, click:

Take the Plunge at the Gansevoort

On Friday, designer Christian Audigier, showcases the tattoo-inspired Ed Hardy collection with a pool party from 12 to 4 p.mThat evening,  Michelle Jonas Travelwear will unveil its Spring 2011 collection as  Perrey Reeves, aka Entourages’ ”Mrs. Ari Gold”, will take the catwalk as the show’s celebrity model .  The show begins at 10:30 p.m.  On Saturday, True Religion Swimwear takes the stage and  hosts  a pool party from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.  And on Sunday, Miami’s own Lourdes “Luli” Hanimian and brother-in-law Augusto Hanimian, will celebrate the Luli Fama 2011 fashion show after party at Coco de Ville.  All of these events are open to the public, for more information and a complete listing of events contact Jackie Mailhe at

the-websterWebster Pro Surf Shop

On Thursday, the posh Webster Boutique along with fenom Modern will convert its first floor into a modern day Pro Surf Shop.  The Boutique will debut  hard-chosen pieces from exclusive surf inspired gear, ready-to-wear accessories, art, and boards from many brand name designers (portion of the proceeds benefit the Surfrider Foundation).   The event is from 7pm -9pm, RSVP is required at

On Friday, the Webster will present the Matthew Williamson Pop-Up Shop from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. to RSVP and for more information contact:


dog daysDog Days of Summer

The Village of Merrick Park (358 San Lorenzo Ave) invites you to Doggy Days of Summer throughout July and August. Bring your pooch to The Garden at the Village of Merrick Park and enjoy special promotions and doggy treats at select retailers and restaurants. Receive a complimentary professional photo of your four-legged friend with a purchase of $25.00 or more. With a $5 donation enter your pooch in the doggy parade and receive a complimentary bandana. All proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Greater Miami, which will be taking part in the kick-off with an adopt-a-thon on site. The doggy parade will begin at 3:00 pm in The Garden. Prizes will be awarded for top 3 categories: 1. Best attire 2. Best owner/dog look alike 3. Best personality.   Doggy Days will be held on the following dates:  Sunday July 18th, 25th and August 1st from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.  For more information visit: