Fashion Designers Expo at Sofitel Miami

Fashion Designers Expo takes place Friday at Sofitel Miami. (J.W. Photography/Courtesy / October 3, 2013)

Fashion Designers Expo: The three-day event, from Oct. 3 to 5, that launches up-and-coming design talent continues Friday night with a Poolside Swimwear Show featuring Adoro Swim by Maytee Martinez, a runway model who has stalked the catwalks of Carolina Herrera, Betsey Johnson and Lilly Pulitzer. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. at the Sofitel Miami, 5800 Blue Lagoon Drive, in Miami. Tickets cost $35 at and $40 at the door. – Rod Hagwood

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