Pitbull to Perform and Brunello Cucinelli's Spring 2016 Fashion Show to be Featured at Destination Fashion 2016 presented by Swanee and Paul DiMare
Co-Anchor of NBC News’ Today Show Savannah Guthrie will emcee with Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Dawn and Tommy Lee Jones, Brittany and Christian Slater serving as Honorary Co-Chairs for this star-studded event at Bal Harbour Shops in South Florida
November 13, 2015 (Miami, Florida) - The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, announced at the Destination Fashion kickoff event at Bal Harbour Shops last night that Global Music Icon Pitbull, Mr. Worldwide, will perform in concert and Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour has selected Italian luxury brand Brunello Cucinelli as the featured designer to showcase their Spring 2016 Collection at Destination Fashion 2016 on Saturday, March 5th at Bal Harbour Shops. This musical pioneer and designer extraordinaire will join Co-Anchor of NBC’s Today Show Savannah Guthrie, who will serve as emcee for the event.
Honorary Co-Chairs, Grammy Award Winners Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Academy Award winner Tommy Lee Jones and his wife Dawn Jones, Christian and Brittany Slater, will join a who’s who of celebrities, philanthropic icons, business leaders, fashionistas and other South Florida notables at the main event.
To celebrate Bal Harbour Shops’ 50th anniversary and The Miami Project’s 30th anniversary, the nation’s top shopping destination and the world’s most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center have teamed up again to produce Destination Fashion 2016. This event remains the only time in Bal Harbour Shops’ history when its doors are closed to host this truly one-of-a-kind, high-profile, private celebrity-styled affair. In addition to the Pitbull concert and Brunello Cucinelli’s Spring 2016 Collection presented by Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour, guests will travel their way through the progressive party that will showcase the fashion trends, movies, television and entertainment through the Decades-60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s and witness the 2016 Women of Substance and Style walk down the runway with their celebrity presenters. Partygoers will have the opportunity to bid on the magnificent “Too Good to Be Silent” auction items donated by many of the Bal Harbour Shops including exquisite jewelry and items from Chopard who is donating a spectacular Happy Diamonds watch in Rose Gold and diamonds, retailing for $27,390 and a unique opportunity to attend the 2017 Oscars night with Chopard, and Tiffany & Co. who is donating three amazing items, a 18K White Gold and Diamonds Atlas Bangle worth $11,000, 18K White Gold and Diamonds Atlas Pendant worth $5,200 and Stainless Steel Atlas Chronograph Watch worth $5,250.
The March 5th affair will see The Buoniconti Fund salute its 2016 Women of Substance & Style and also include the presentation of the Presenting Sponsor Award to Swanee and Paul DiMare, Humanitarian Award to Stanley Whitman, Randy Whitman and Matthew Whitman Lazenby, The Christine E. Lynn Champion for a Cure Award to Micky and Madeleine Arison, The Buoniconti Fund Award will go to Mark Dalton, The Outstanding Philanthropists Award recipients will be Gloria and Emilio Estefan, and The Miami Project Spirit of Giving Award will go to Edie Laquer.