Planet Fashion TV executive produced by Celia Evans, teamed up with SBI and LDJ to put on the opening night of SWIMMIAMI the official title of Miami’s International Swimwear Fashion Week. The opening night Kick-off was a private event for a stylish crow of press and fashion week attendees. The crowd of 2000 people came from around the globe for this yearly event. Guests enjoyed delicious summer cocktails and beverages provided by LaCroix Sparkling Water, 50 Bleu vodka and Don Cheyo Rum and Tequila.

The event was an amazing mix of multi-cultural design and performances held at the W Hotel South Beach. The night began with a gorgeous fashion show by two beautiful designers from Nashville. They launched a swimwear line this year called kay&elle that evolved from the designer’s Lindsay Lancaster and Kady Decker’s yoga, dance and fitness backgrounds.

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Following the kay&elle fashion show show-stopping performance by the new Reggaton singer Vikina. She and her back up dancers gave a lively show that was reggae-meets salsa, and had everyone wanting more. Vikina is an artist that has created a growing buzz in the Latin music scene. She was brought to the Planet Fashion Team by her management Phoenix Star and Randy Singer Music Production. See her full performance and interviews here.


Latin Reggaton Singer Vikina

After Vikina performed OMG Miami Swimwear lit the stage on fire with a runway show that personified sexy. The collection was presented by the line’s designer. Model turned Swimwear Designer Andrea Gaviria has created a label known for their great fit and sensual design. Omg Is known for their over the top unique monokinis-After launching her online site, the brand quickly became a top swimwear destination worldwide. The brand has gained a following of A-list celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez, Sofia Vergara, Selena Gomez and more. Andrea closed her runway show with a confetti explosion that topped it off!

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After OMG Miami Swimwear, Kent Jones took the stage to perform a rousing rendition of his #1 hit song “Don’t Mind”. The crowd went wild. Models from OMG Miami Swimwear came out on the stage to join him and dance it up for the crowd. Kent Jones has had an amazing rise to stardom releasing his song just last year before it shot up the charts globally to become the song of the summer.

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Finally the night closed with a special runway presentation by Roberto Cavalli. The Roberto Cavalli presentation was the unequivocal highlight of the evening. The global brand showed a collection of beautiful beautiful embellished muti-colored prints. This swimwear is the must have for the year! The Fashion Show’s were styled by Shervan Salon and Rocco Donna Salon.

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Based in Miami Beach, FL, Planet Fashion TV is produced by Sea Star Films, a full-service commercial, TV and event production company. Planet Fashion covers the exclusive world of luxury fashion in NY, Paris Milan and London, then goes beyond that to reveal undiscovered talent, beauty and trends in Africa, India, Russia, Scandinavia, Asia, Latin America and beyond. Planet Fashion is an unscripted show hosted by Celia Evans. Segments cover international style, beauty, music and fashion. There are 30 half hour episodes in HD and 4K. Planet Fashion TV can be found Internationally on ABS-CBN, The Filipino Channel, Lifestyle Network, Myx, The Beach Channel, Barcelo, CableVision del Caribe, CMET, Cablemax, Iberostar MCR. In the past 6 years Planet Fashion TV has expanded broadcast globally and hosted luxury events at Paris Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week, London Fashion Week, The London Olympics, Art Basel, SwimWeek and Cannes Film Festival.





LDJ and SBI, two leading fashion production companies worldwide, have partnered to create SWIMMIAMI presented by W Hotels Worldwide, as a platform for designers seeking to present their 2016 collections set to International Runway standards. LDJ partners with IMG on NYFW and other international events and has been integral part of Miami Swim Week for the last ten years; producing the shows at The Raleigh Miami Beach with IMG and partnered with SBI to ensure a world class runway experience for the swim industry. A full schedule and information about the event can be viewed at SWIMMIAMICOLLECTIONS.COM.