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Venexiana debuts Spring/ Summer 2013 Collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

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I never thought I would be sitting front row during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week ...but dreams do come true!!! Since I sat so close to the runway, you'll be happy to know that I have amazing pictures to share from  Venexiana's Spring/ Summer 2013 edgy yet stunningly beautiful collection. On Saturday, September 9th, designer, Kati Stern, showcased an array of evening gowns intricately designed with the perfect touch of luxury. As you'll see from my favorite looks below, there was a lot of shimmer, metallic sequins, glamorous feathers, crystal embellishments and overall va-va-voom! The show opened with a variety of softly colored gowns. But, towards the end, the energy shifted and everything became a little more rock and roll which is what Kati Stern is best most known for in the fashion world. The fabrics became darker and the designs were more dramatic. Check out Venexiana 's Spring/ Summer 2013 collection and leave me a comment with your favorite look below

Mara Hoffman's "Aloha" Spring/ Summer 2013 Collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

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Sazoneros! When I read the invitation to Mara Hoffman 's Summer/ Spring 2013 show in my inbox, I had a little trouble breathing...not going to lie! Mara is one of my favorite designers to check out during Swim Week in Miami so I could only imagine how fabulous her runway show would be once I arrived at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York. I love the Bohemian feel of her designs and Mara's Summer/ Spring 2013 collection was certainly a hit on the runway! This season, the inspiration for her show was the word “Aloha” – from the origin of peace in it’s meaning, to the spirit of the Hawaiian islands that it represents. The collection reflects the vibrant colors and spirit of island culture. You can see this theme throughout the collection, from swimsuits worn on the runway, to Bermuda surf shorts, to long flowy dresses. As Hoffman explains, “Each season, my goal is to take the audience on a journey and express the transcendent feeling of love & positivity. This is what

Perfection in New York: Nautica Men's Spring 2013 Presentation at The Empire Hotel's Rooftop

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Menswear never looked so good!!! On Friday, September 7th, I attended Nautica Men's Spring 2013 Presentation at The Empire Hotel's rooftop in New York. This was definitely a perfect day in the big apple in my eyes! As I arrived to the rooftop, I was greeted by a friendly line-up of sizzling men wearing a variety of different looks from beachwear to casual menswear. The view from this Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week presentation was phenomenal as you'll see below. The collection featured my favorite traditional Nautica colors like dark navy blue, bright red, white and green. I overheard everyone in the crowd wooing over the splashes of neon yellow in the collection. There was something about lining the male models right in front of the New York skyline that gave each look a sultry touch of style. Check out my pictures and post your comments at the end of this post to let me know what you think of the Nautica collection! After the show, I headed over to Times

Nicky Hilton attends the Noon by Noor Show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York

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Sazoneros!! I'm in New York City and if you've been following me on twitter , you'll see the fashion is on a whole new level. Since I've arrived, I've seen celebrities from Project Runway, The Real Housewives of New York and I even met Lil' Kim. It's definitely a surreal experience and I can't wait to start sharing my pictures with you. Well, the first show I attended at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week was Noon by Noor which took place at The Studio inside the Lincoln Center. Nicky Hilton (pictured on the left) sat in the front row to check out the Noon by Noor Spring 2013 collection along with Olivia Palermo and Cory Kennedy . The designers of this collection, Noor Rashid Al Khalifa and Haya Mohammed Al Khalifa d , showcased exquisite and modern jumpsuits, dresses and high waisted pants with shimmering jackets. Here are my fav looks from the show:    After every show, I am truly captivated by the fashionable ladies who are constantly photog

From Miami to New York: On my way to cover Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in The Big Apple!

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Sazoneros!! It's been a long and extremely fun journey writing this blog. I would've never imagined that "Miami Beats and Sazon" would ever expand to cover events in other cities. It is truly a dream come true to present you with my coverage from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York this upcoming week! Thank you to all of my loyal readers from all over the world. I hope you all enjoy where I'm about to take you next-- The BIG Apple! While I'm here, I'll also let you know that MBS is getting a makeover very soon. I'm working on a brand new website design which will debut this month. Stay tuned and please make sure to find me on twitter so you can follow my beats and sazón in New York! Since I won't be in Miami to celebrate Fashion's Night Out (a.k.a. FNO), I thought I'd leave you with this amazing list of events by my friends over at SocialMiami.com . Cheers to a fabulous week of fashion! xo