The exclusive “All White” event, by invitation only, featured still-life modeling showcasing a collection inspired by Native American and Gypsy cultures which are best known for their freedom, colorful lifestyle, and adaptive living. Viviana G showcased a unique, spiritual, and passion-driven collection, bringing to life iconic styles of women such as Stevie Knicks, Marissa Berenson, and Ali Macgraw.
The headliner of the night was the ceremony by ‘Miami Fashion Spotlight’ (The Fashion Blog) and Petit Pois by Viviana G, honoring 13 women as “Top Real Women in Fashion.” These “real women” were chosen for their fashionable lifestyles and also for their support and contributions in their community.
The tribute also included a special editorial “Top Real Women in Fashion” about all of the honorees that was published online at Miami Fashion Spotlight and Miami Celebrity Fashion Examiner hours prior to the event as a preview.
Among the ‘Top Real Women in Fashion 2012’ were: Silvana Camargo (TV Host), Natalia Cruz (Journalist)
The event was an evening full of well-respected personalities along with many renowned people of the fashion industry such as: Miami’s top designers, Samy Gicherman and Julian Chang; ‘Emerging jewelry designer of the year 2011’ at MBIFW, Maria Hamilton; renowned jewelry designer, Lorena Prado; Baroness Anka Birgu; Miss Coral Gables USA, Jackie Garcia-Casals;
The still-life modeling was hosted by Pristine Models Agency with styling and make-up by celebrity stylist Leonardo Rocco, in addition to the latest in shoes by Iconic footwear designer, Lisa Pliner and beauty line by GP Natural Cosmetics.
The charming evening closed to an inspiring toast with 24 Karat gold flakes champagne, by PRP Wines and an amazing cake by celebrity chef, Jackie Salas.
About Viviana G
Viviana Gabeiras continues to design and manufacture her premium luxury knit brand locally in Miami, fighting to keep “Made in the USA” for the past 12 years. Her success has garnered televised interviews on “NBC South Florida,” “Noti Mujer” on CNN Español, Univision’s “Despierta America,” and Telemundo among others.
Her designs have been showcased at Miami Beach International Fashion Week as one of the top designers for the past three years. Her collections continue to set trends, inspire, and earn recognition from high profile celebrities such as Shakira, Florence and the Machine’s Florence Welch, super model Heidi Lindgren, and recording artist Mya.
Viviana G moved to New York after owning her own boutique in Venezuela, graduating in Paris & New York at the Parsons School of Design. While at Parsons, she graduated among luminary names such as: Marc Jacobs, Isaac Mizrahi and Tracy Reese, today known as some of the world’s top designers. As a student, she won “Honorable Mention” from the Rayon Council during the New York Fashion design Competition.
After launching one of the first mesh lines in the USA under the name “Sweet Pea,” Viviana decided to gain her independence in 2000 and created “Petit Pois by Viviana G.” In 2007, Viviana G won the CILA award for “Best Coordinate Moderate” in New York City and her success continues today.