All events take place at the Roney Palace Beach Resort, 2399 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
Saturday, March 15, 2003
6:00 PM Final models casting - Poolside at the Roney
9:00 PM FWA Kick-Off Party at Rumi - 330 Lincoln Road
Monday, March 17, 2003
5:00 PM Cotton, Inc. from NYC presents "Fashion Trend Forecast for Spring 2004" followed by a cocktail reception for the FWA designers and Fashion Group International members - Miami Beach Convention Center, Room C221.
11:00 PM Welcoming Party at Mynt Lounge - 1921 Collins Avenue
Tuesday, March 18, 2003
10:00 AM Peclers Paris "Trend & Color Forecast Spring 2004"
4:00 PM Buyers & Designers Panel Discussion
6:30 PM Cocktail reception for FWA designers at Novecento Restaurant - 1080 Alton Road
9:00 PM Official Opening Party at Level Nightclub - 1253 Washington Avenue
Wednesday, March 19, 2003
6:00 PM Press Conference - poolside at the Roney Palace
7:30 PM Lingerie/Swim Showcase
9:30 PM Peruvian Showcase featuring Sitka Semsch "New Star in Fashion"
10:30 PM Performance by NYC DJs Todd Hanna, Phil Jakob and DJ Hoska - Poolside at the Roney Palace
12:00 AM Party at Skybar - 21st Street entrance at Collins Avenue
Thursday, March 20, 2003
1:00 PM A.I. Miami International University of Art & Design Award Winning Students Show
6:00 PM Prêt-A-Porter Showcase
7:30 PM Caribbean Showcase
9:30 PM Armando Mafud - Mexico
10:30 PM Performance by recording artist Manolin - Poolside at the Roney Palace
12:00 AM Party & Live Radio Broadcast at Ménage - 1532 Washington Avenue
Friday, March 21, 2003
6:00 PM Evening Showcase
7:30 PM Rosita Hurtado - Bolivia
9:30 PM Lina Cantillo - Colombia
10:30 PM Performance by DJ Llorca from Paris - Poolside at the Roney Palace
12:00 AM Party at Tantra - 1445 Pennsylvania Avenue
Saturday, March 22, 2003
6:00 PM Charlie Lapson - Hollywood/USA
7:30 PM Osmany Lafitta - Cuba/Czech Republic
9:30 PM David Dalrymple for the House of Field
"Lifetime Achievement in Fashion" Award presented to Patricia Field
10:00 PM FWA Moda & Music Awards Show
Featuring performances by Jon Secada and Santiago Douglas
12:00 AM Wrap Party at Level Nightclub - 1253 Washington Avenue
Tickets for the opening night Lingerie/Swim Showcase are $40.00, all other shows are $20, with discounted day passes available. Tickets for the FWA Moda & Music Awards - including the House of Field closing show on Saturday, March 22 - are $75. All take place at the Roney Palace Beach Resort, 2399 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach. Valet parking available at the 24th Street entrance. For ticket sales, schedules and further information, please visit www.FashionWeekAmericas.com . If available, tickets will also be sold at the door, cash only.
Media Contact: Sharon Kersten (305) 867-0933.