Miami, Florida (PressExposure) October 15, 2009 -- The Fashion Designers Expo Florida 2009 (FDE) October 29-31, 2009, in Miami is a three day event for emerging designers to show their collections to the fashion industry. FDE is also a chance for artists, models, and stylists to present their talent. This year FDE is benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure Miami|FTL. The Fashion Designers Expo Florida 2009 is sponsored by Kimaje' Kreations, WeArrive.com, The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Norma's Touch, Kent Security, Newport Beachside Resort, Unparking Lot at Mitrani Warehouse, and Louis at the Gansevoort South Beach. The Susan G Komen for the Cure Miami|FTL Gala Dinner will be held Saturday, October 31 from 6:00-8pm at Kitchen 305 located in the Newport Beachside Resort tickets range from $75-$250. The Fashion Designers Expo Florida 2009 is open to the public free of charge; guaranteed seats $25 and front row seats $50. To purchase tickets for FDE or the Gala visit [http://www.shop.kimajekreationsinc.com].
"We launched FDE because emerging fashion industry professionals needed a place to shine," says co-founder Karine Melissa. "Our purpose is to bring dreams to reality." Karine Melissa co-founded FDE with Clinton Powell and Tahaji Smith. The white party kick-off night will be Thursday, October 29, at the UnParking Lot at the Mitrani Warehouse from 7-10pm. The FDE opening night after party will be held at Louis located in the Gansevoort Hotel at 11:00pm. Friday, October 30, will be FDE feature designer night located in The Newport Beachside Resort from 7-10pm. Saturday, October 31, will be FDE Masquerade Finale Extravaganza held in The Newport Beachside Resort from 7-10pm. FDE Masquerade Finale Extravaganza after party will be at Kitchen 305 located in the Newport Beachside Resort at 11:00pm. "PINK Hits the Runway" will be featured each night of the expo, showcasing pink garments from various emerging designers.
Each night the expo will be showcasing the work of talented designers with creative collections. FDE feature designer collections include: Kimaje' Kreations Swim Collection by Karine Melissa, LaDaska Mechelle by LaDaska Powell, Ambeauâs Fashion by Gail Ambeau, Batoul al Kamha, NM Designs Jewlery LLC, Jocar by Lorenza Awal, Nicola Jay by Nicole Mastin, Kuero by Lorraine Mattos, Rejoice by Irene Ferrandes ,Cecilia Izquierdo (winner of WeArrive.com Designer Competition), Zambony Couture by Paola, Abnormal by DeâHollie Wood, ElliRose Swimwear, InâTyce Swimwear, Chris Angelo Fashion Designs, Bambina by NV. The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale Alumni designer collections are: Tatiana Da Silva Resort Wear, Lil Miss Diva Children's Wear by Imee Nefer, and Danielle Blezin Eveningwear. Special guests attending FDE 2009 include Tiffany Richardson and Anchal Jones from America's Next Top Model.
About Susan G. Komen: Susan G. Komen For the Cure Miami|FTL is t the world's largest breast cancer organization. Susan G. Komen For the Cure Miami|FTL has raised more then $1.807 million in the fiscal year ending in March 2009 to support the fight against breast cancer. They also have a four-star charity rating, which is the highest level of support. For more information visit [http://www.komenmiamiftl.org]