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Official Kick Off Party: Miami Fashion Week hosted the 4th Annual Humanitarian Awards

Images by Amazonia Mayorquin.
The Miami Fashion Week organization hosted the 4th annual Humanitarian Awards on February 7, 2013 at the Mondrian South Beach Hotel, located in Miami Beach.

This year, the Humanitarian Awards honored seven of Miami’s most dedicated and respected philanthropists, including: Jerry Libbin (Commissioner of Miami Beach), Luis Fonsi (Singer), Alex and Cynthia Rodríguez, Mercedes Carlson, Kimberly Bacardi (Philantropist), Raúl Alarcón, and Eduardo Marturet (Director of Miami Symphony Orchestra).

The fashion event also honored three of Miami’s top designers such as Nicolas Felizola, Julian Chang and Viviana G for Petit Pois with the “Miami Fashion ICON Award.” 
The hit of the night was the luxury silent auction to benefit Miami Fashion Week Foundation with irresistible items from Tiffany & Co., Lisu Vega, Elements Spa in Boca Raton, PRP Wines, Maria Hamilton Designs, Boca Tanning Salon, Amanda’s & Moore (Marzio Fiorini’s design), and Boca Raton Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, among others.
The best dressed of the night were: Athina Klioumi de Marturet, wearing a dress by Silvia Tcherassi; Kimberly Shenker-Bacardi wearing a fabulous black dress by Basix Black Label, Zurami Pascual with a red dress by Diane Von Furstenberg-Private Couture Collection,  Solange Kiener with a dress by Viviana G (Petit Pois) and Beth Sobol wearing a stunning gold dress by Samy Gicherman Couture.

Miami Fashion Week will celebrate its 15th anniversary at Miami Beach Convention Center on March 20-24, 2013.
Fashionistas…we will see you there!

Our Best Dressed of The Night

Athina Klioumi de Marturet wearing Silvia Tcherassi

“Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.”
—Yves Saint Laurent
Zurami Pascual wearing a fabulous dress by Diane Von Furstenberg-Private Couture Collection.

“When in doubt, wear red.”
—Bill Blass

Kimberly Shenker-Bacardi wearing a fabulous black dress by Basix Black Label.

“One is never over- or underdressed with a little black dress.”
—Karl Lagerfeld

Solange Kiener with a dress by Viviana G (Petit Pois).
“Elegance is not about being noticed, it’s about being remembered.”
Habeeb Akande

Beth Sobol wearing a stuning dress by Samy Gicherman Couture.
“I don’t do fashion. I am fashion.”
—Coco Chanel