WILLEMSTAD – After a successful launch in 2015 International Swim Fashion Week is returning to Curacao. This year’s event will be hosted at Papagayo Curacao on Jan Thiel Beach March 10 – 13, 2016.
“Curacao is the perfect home for ISFW and we are really excited about our hotel partner Papagayo Curacao and their beautiful property which will make our event spectacular,“ says Bobby Harris, President/Founder of International Swim Fashion Week.
ISFW will shine a bright light on Curacao as the new home of swim and resort fashion, starting with the live broadcast of all 8 fashion shows to the world via Periscope the Twitter Application, as well as the production of an ISFW TV show and a special Curacao Edition of Cabana One, a luxury travel and fashion magazine with global distribution.
Once again ISFW is bringing a curated selection of International brands to Curacao such as Aquavita Swim (USA), Lybethras (Brazil) Harlette Swim (UK), Thalassa Boom (USA), Valeria Costa (Brazil), Versakini (USA), Trefle Design from the (BVI) and Emilia Curacao will bring a multi-brand fashion show to the main runway. The international cadre of models walking the runway are being flown in by Insel Air the official airline of ISFW and will feature models from some of the top agencies from around the world such as Elite Models amongst others.
“An event of this magnitude could not succeed without its partners” states Robert Curry, Executive Vice President of ISFW. This year’s event is sponsored by the Presenting Sponsor DHL, along with Insel Air, Penha Duty Free, Licores Maduro, Elite Mercedes Curacao, VSP Studios, SwimFluent, Curacao Tourist Board, Massive Productions and our Hotel Partner Papagayo Curacao.
The schedule of events:
• Friday March 11, 2016
7:00 PM The opening night begins with an exclusive VIP cocktail hour at the Papagayo Curacao Beach Club leading into the opening of the First Runway show at 8:00 PM on the open-air beachfront runway. Ending the evening with the Pop Up Swim Shop After Party sponsored by Veuve Clicquot.
• SaturdayMarch 12th, 2016
7:00 PM Day two again will kick off with a Champagne reception leading into the 4 remaining fashion shows, the night will end with another exclusive sponsored After Party.
• Sunday March 13 th, 2016
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM The final day will feature swimwear poolside presentations and the Pop Up Swim Shop where you can buy straight from the runway.
Tickets are available now at Emilia Curacao, Penha Duty Free and Papagayo Hotel (front desk) or online at www.isfwtickets.com