Hot Miami Styles in Fashion With St. Thomas University Fashion and Food Showcase
Reported by: Taylor Lynn
Real Housewives of Miami Star Guerdy Abraira Hosts St. Thomas Fashion Event
International event stylist and The Real Housewives of Miami star Guerdy Abraira will co-host the inaugural St. Thomas University Fashion & Food Showcase to be held 7pm-10pm, on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at St. Thomas University Gus Machado College of Business.
Octavio Aquilar former Project Runway contestant and creator of the renowned Dope Tavio brand, and the nation’s hottest designers and brands including Kimaya McPherson, Fly Supply, PSA, and Tony Visions will join in the opening reception and festivities as their fashions parade the catwalk donned by male and female models of the prestigious ONCE Models Management.
Dope Tavio’s one-of-a-kind fashion pieces are highly sought-after by international music artists including pop music icon Janet Jackson, Erykah Badu, Garbage, and Kelela.
The expressive and evolving styles of Fly Supply Clothing, the international hip-hop fashion brand by Rick Maxwell, Garrett Brown, Reginald Bourdeau and Kevin Pamphile has been worn by celebrities and athletes including: Ocho Cinco, Rihanna, 50 Cent, Diddy, Dywane Wade, Udonis Haslem, Rick Ross, Ludacris, Lamar Jackson, and Patrick Mahomes.
Makeup will be provided by renowned fashion make-up artist Widlinn “Wiggy” Pierre, and her company Makeup By Wiggy.Lucchese Bootmaker, the 139-year-old Texas-based legendary bootmaker immediately secured an opportunity to sponsor the inaugural event.
The theme of this year’s Fashion & Food Showcase encompasses the four elements: Earth, Air, Fire, and Water. Specifically chosen because they are the natural elements that sustain life:
Earth provides grounding, nourishment, and manifestation.
Air involves action, energy, and communication.
Fire involves detoxification, transformation, visionary, and inspiration.
Water involves relaxation, playfulness, and emotion.
All four elements will be artistically represented to create an immersive culinary and fashion experience.
Tickets for the exclusive event are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Champagne Lounge access $100| Regular Admission $50 |Student Admission $20 (must show valid College ID)| High School Student $10 (must show valid High School ID)
About St. Thomas University
Mission: St. Thomas is a Catholic university with rich cultural and international diversity committed to the academic and professional success of its students who become ethical leaders in our global community.
St. Thomas University (STU) is a private, nonprofit, Catholic university in Miami Gardens, Florida. At STU, you will immerse yourself in an environment that is overflowing with diversity, rich in tradition, and ripe with opportunity.
STU strives to prepare its students to be a leader in every area of their life—professionally, personally, and spiritually. The University has a long Catholic tradition of academic excellence and it is distinctly progressive in its outlook; embracing new concepts and technologies, carrying out impressive programs of research over a wide variety of disciplines including Fashion Merchandising.
Fashion Merchandising involves the business side of the fashion industry. Part fashion, style and creativity mixed with business and analytical skills. Students in the program will learn how to buy, sell, develop and market fashion products to a specific customer. St. Thomas University Fashion Merchandising major is an inclusive, business-oriented program offering students a comprehensive look into the fashion industry. Courses include Personal Styling Analysis, Textiles for Apparel, Fashion Promotion and Visual Merchandising, Product Development in the Fashion Industry and many more!