Miami Beach Art Deco Weekend: Retro Fashion Show

Updated: Apr 25, 2018

Models Step and Repeat
Keily Camejo (left), Angela La Muse, YaviReyes, Yaimari Rodgriguez (right)

January 18, 2018

Every year in January a huge street festival takes a hold of Miami Beach. It’s run by The Miami Design Preservation League (MDPL) to recognize, educate, and celebrate the imprint that the Art Deco era left on the area. It’s a three day event full of music, food, and vintage cars. One of the events, The Retro Fashion Show, was voted as "one of the best things to do during Art Deco Weekend," by Miami New Times. The event is held right by the beach on the footsteps of the MDPL building. The show is curated by the fashion show director Angela La Muse, who has a personal style that's reminiscent of a 1940's Hollywood star. She captured the essence of the Art Deco era with her selections, which featured a colorful lineup from local designers.

Each design on the runway showcased a superb sense of craftsmanship with a fine attention to detail. This year I had the opportunity to participate in this amazing event and showcase two of my latest vintage inspired designs. I am grateful for the opportunity to have been part of the show alongside many other talented designers.

For a moment, on the beach, time stood still as the models transported the audience back to an elegant and bygone era. It was a weekend to remember!

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