Go Red For Women – Miami Red Dress Fashion Show

Benefits American Heart Association

Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 8 p.m.
The Setai
2001 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
305-631-4750 (Reservations required)

Mariana Rodriguez and Lissette Gonzalez The American Heart Association will step out on the runway of Funkshion’s Fall Fashion Week with its Miami Red Dress Fashion Show on Wednesday, October 19. The event celebrates fashion, philanthropy and culture, all in the name of women’s heart health as part of the Go Red for Women movement.

Mariana Rodriguez and Lissette Gonzalez

Each year the Miami Red Dress Fashion Show brings critical attention to Heart Disease and Women. The evening kicks off with a Pre-Show Cocktail Hour at 8 p.m., hosted by Primp Salon & Hair Extension Boutique. The show will begin at 9 p.m. with a musical performance by Ruben Campbell, singer, actor and founder of Music for Your Heart Foundation.

An eclectic assortment of red dresses from renowned designers will grace the runway, accessorized by Piaget and Judith Lieber. Participating designers include Laundry by Shelli Segal and Jantzen by Perry Ellis International; Oscar de la Renta; Donna Karan; Nicole Miller; Gustavo Cadile; Angel Sanchez; Silvia Tcherassi; Diego Binetti; Victoria Lopez Castro; Fisico by Cristina Ferrari; Ever After; Koam Designs; Sarahi House of Fashion; Custo Barcelona; LAVUK; and the Project Runway Latin America Red Dress winner.

Celebrities, models and heart disease survivors will walk the runway for the cause at the Miami Red Dress Fashion show. Local celebrities include Monica Fonseca, Natalia Jimenez, Marysol Patton, Danna Garcia, Candella Ferro and Adriana de Moura. Mistress of Ceremonies will be Lissette Gonzalez, meteorologist at CBS4, who participated in the 2010 fashion show and also hosted the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women Celebration Luncheon in Broward County in September 2009. Festivities will continue after the fashion show at the MOMMS Post Show Party at Mokai starting at 11 p.m.

For more information about the American Heart Association and its programs, or to make a reservation for the fashion show, please call 305-631-4750.

About American Heart Association

Founded in 1924, we’re the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of heart disease and stroke. To help prevent, treat and defeat these diseases — America’s No. 1 and No. 3 killers — we fund cutting-edge research, conduct lifesaving public and professional educational programs, and advocate to protect public health. To learn more or join us in helping all Americans, call 1-800-AHA-USA1 or visit americanheart.org.