Miami Swim Week 2019: Runway Show and Cocktail Guide

This July 11th through 14th, the fashion shows of the Miami Swim Week 2019, and the tradeshow, Swim Show, will showcase the latest in swimwear, resort wear and accessory collections from across the globe.  This annual week in July draws international swimwear designers, buyers, models and fashion influencers to Miami Beach, the swim fashion capital of the world.

We’ve put together a few of the best runway shows and special events, along with the best low ABV cocktail destinations for a thirsty fashion crowd.  Plus, a luxurious getaway, only 100 feet from the beach, where you chill and relax from Miami Swim Week events.


Aperol Spritz at Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co

Aperol, Prosecco and Perrier; garnished with Orange Slice.

237 20th Street #B, Miami Beach,, @sweetlibertymia

Watermelon Aperol Spritz at Nikki Beach Miami

Ciroc Watermelon Vodka, St. Germain, Aperol and a splash of Lemon Lime Spritzer; garnished with Watermelon Wedge.

One Ocean Drive, Miami Beach,; @nikkibeachmiami

Mauri at Fi’lia South Beach

Averna Amaro, Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur and Club Soda.

Tip: Ask for the special Miami Swim Week prix fixe menu.

1610 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; filia-south-beach

Sakae at Mandrake Miami

Soto Sake, Italicus Bergamot Liqueur, Green Tea, Fresh Mint and Cucumber, topped with French Sparkling Wine.

Tip:  Ask for the three-course summer prix fixe menu

210 23rd Street, Miami Beach;;  @mandrakemiami

Gin & Juice at Drift – 1 Hotel South Beach

Gin, Grapefruit, Rose Syrup and Champagne with Bergamot Foam, topped off with Black Hawaiian Lava Salt.

2341 Collins Ave, Miami Beach;; @1hotels


PARAISO Fashion Fair Shows

PARAISO Fashion Fair on Miami Beach is the ultimate destination for resort, swim, fashion and lifestyle industries.  The multi-day fashion fair is taking over Collins Park, and the surrounding area, to feature some of the most coveted runway show names in swimwear.

Natasha Tonić Fashion Show

Natasha Tonić is changing women’s swimwear for the better, by designing sustainable swimwear, using a unique, natural hemp fabric that is anti-microbial, UV resistant, and durable, in classic silhouettes with a modern twist.

Thursday, July 11th at 7 pm

Paraiso Runway Tent at Collins Park, 2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Agua Bendita Fashion Show

Hand-made luxury swimwear and beachwear, introducing pastel colors for new take on a retro Seventies look for 2020.

Friday, July 12th at 8:30pm

Paraiso Runway Tent at Collins Park, 2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Luli Fama Electric Jungle Runway Presentation

Luli Fama has become known for their universally flattering fit and immaculate design which incorporates an eclectic mix of vibrant hues and bold prints resulting in swimwear that is festive yet sophisticated.

Saturday, July 13, at 8pm

Paraiso Runway Tent at Collins Park, 2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Becca Swim X Kendra Scott Runway Show

Swimwear designer Rebecca Virtue’s BECCA collection of separates, one-pieces, and cover-ups are complemented by jewelry designer Kendra Scott’s collection.

Saturday, July 13, at 8pm

The Setai Hotel, 2001 Collins Avenue Miami Beach

Badgley Mischka 2020 Runway Presentation

Designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka present their resortwear collection which includes easygoing, but Hollywood glamorous, eveningwear fashions.

Saturday, July 13, at 10pm

W South Beach, 2201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach;; @paraisofashionfair

Planet Fashion TV Runway Shows

Planet Fashion TV, led by Celia Evans, is a full-service TV and event production company hosting some of Swim Week’s hottest runway shows and parties at the Kimpton Surfcomber, a boutique property situated oceanfront in the heart of South Beach’s Art Deco District.  The fashion shows at Surfcomber will run from July 11th through 13th and will include top international brands in an amazing line up of swimwear design talent.

Agua De Coco Fashion Show

The luxury Brazilian swimwear, Agua De Coco, will open the night with a fashion show, featuring supermodel Isabeli Fontana, following the invite-only Ocean Drive Party with a live performance by Michelle Sussex from American Idol.

Thursday, July 11th at 8:30pm

Sean John X Playboy White Party Collection Fashion Show

The music mogul, who recently launched his Sean John fashion collection with the legendary lifestyle and media brand, Playboy, will present his limited edition White Party Collection bearing the iconic rabbit head.

Saturday, July 13 at 9pm

Surfcomber Hotel, 1717 Collins Avenue Miami Beach;

Lelloue Resort 2020 Show

Lelloue is an exclusive resort label designed to create seamless wardrobe solutions from boat to beach to bar, such as a full one piece with a flowing kaftan or a bikini and pajama suit combination.

Sunday, July 14 at 7pm; with a pre-show Champagne Reception at 6:30pm, plus, After Party.

Faena Hotel Miami, 3201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Sports Illustrated Runway Show

The official runway show for Sports Illustrated with an invite-only Legends Spirits’ VIP cabana.

Sunday, July 14 at 9pm; W South Beach, 2201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach


Agua Bendita X Yanbal

Gifting Suite and Cocktail Party, with live music by Bec Adams.

Thursday, July 11; Lennox Hotel, 1900 Collins Avenue Miami Beach

Paraiso Miami Beach Kick Off Party

PARAISO celebrates Swim Week along with the grand opening of the Lennox Hotel, featuring DJ Lunnas.

Thursday, July 11th; Lennox Hotel, 1900 Collins Avenue Miami Beach

Paraiso Upcycle Challenge Presentation

The UpCycle Project and PARAISO partnered to create a national design student challenge with the goal to raise awareness on sustainability by UpCycling dead stock fabrics from international swimwear and activewear designers.  The five finalist students will showcase their two samples at PARAISO, where the final winner will be announced. on Thursday, July 11th at the 6pm Presentation with L*Space, Vitamin A, Maaji, Cynthia Rowley and Volcom.

Thursday, July 11, from 6pm to 7pm

Paraiso Runway Tent at Collins Park, 2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Sunset Beach Party

Hosted by Brazilian bikini shop, Cia Maritima

Friday, July 12th; W South Beach, 2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Swim Week Kick-Off Party w/ Model Mixology Competition

This is the official Sports Illustrated party.  Invited fashionstas will join Sports Illustrated and special VIP guests at the Legends Lounge for specialty cocktails by La Adelita Tequila and Duke Spirits – co-founded by John Wayne’s youngest son Ethan.

Honey Do Tea Time

An ideal summer cocktail, this refreshing punch is made with Green Tea, fresh Lemon, and Honeydew Juice, kissed by Duke Bourbon.

Plus, during the party, Sports Illustrated models will mix off in the ultimate mixology competition featuring Legends Spirits, La Croix, Provacativo, and Veritas Farms.

Friday, July 12th; W South Beach, 2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Miami Swim Kick-off Party

Hosted by Monica Hansen Beachwear

Friday, July 12th; HYDE Beach at SLS South Beach, 1701 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Nikki Beach Trend Walk Swim Event

During Miami Swim Week, Nikki Beach’s Lifestyle Boutique will host a special retail event featuring local vendors, called Trend Walk.  Guests are welcomed to stay for Nikki Beach’s weekly Rosé Saturdays party and drink pink all afternoon, by the glass or by the bottle.

Saturday, July 13 from 12pm to 6pm; Nikki Beach Miami, One Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

Izipizi X Sunny Life Pool Party

Summer bites and music by Odalys, with special performance by Aqualillies.

Saturday, July 13th; The Plymouth Hotel, 336 21st Street, Miami Beach

Monica Hansen Beachwear Spa Day

Following the runway show, enjoy aromatherapy hand and neck massages, Babe rosé, gifting and more.

July 14; 1 Hotel South Beach, 2341 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Indulge Cocktail Happy Hour

July 14; Oceanfront Pop-Up Shop at Collins Park, 2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Aloha Collection Happy Hour

July 14; Oceanfront Pop-Up Shop at Collins Park, 2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach


Generator Miami

On legendary Collins Avenue, Generator Miami is ideally located near all the Miami Swim Week action.  Offering shared rooms and female-only dorms as well as private rooms and suites, the hostel is the perfect getaway for couples, friends, solo travelers – and fashionistas alike.

The décor, for this first US destination of Europe’s fastest growing hostel brand, blends a playful Floridian aesthetic and a touch of Cuban spice with contemporary design.  Amenities include 24-hour reception, free wi-fi, restaurant lounge with tableside cocktails –The Jim & Nessie, pool bar – Driftway, and swimming pool with sun loungers and beach towels included.  And, you can hire a bike or skateboard from the hostel, or take a 2-minute walk over to the lapping ocean waves of Miami Beach.

3120 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach;; @staygenerator

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