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Four fashion events you shouldn't miss

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The month of November brings four fashion events to South Florida — taking place from West Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens to Davie and Miami Beach.

Here's a rundown of the runways.

Funkshion Fashion Week Miami Beach

What: For the 12th year, Funkshion returns to Miami Beach with four days of runway shows, pop-ups and parties. There will be runway shows from Suno, Miami designer Rene Ruiz and Argentine designers. Actress Sharon Stone will be presenting her sister Kelly Stone, a co-founder of Planet Hope, an award at a "Celebration of Hope" event.

Quote: "We are thrilled to be working with Argentina Fashion Week for the first time at this season's Funkshion Fashion Week. As Miami continues to merge North and South America lifestyle and fashion, we are exploring different ways we can collaborate between the two in order to give a different and fresh perspective," said Aleksandar Stojanovic, founder of Funkshion Fashion Week Miami Beach.

When: Nov. 4-7

Where: Paris Theater, 550Washington Ave.; The Setai hotel, 2001 Collins Ave.

Cost: The events are free if you RSVP to

Info: 305-673-2756,

Palm Beach Swim Week

What: The same team behind the Fusion Fashion & Art Week and Palm Beach International Fashion Week is launching Palm Beach Swim Week this year with four days of runway shows and events.

Quote: "Over 200 designers and 600 models applied to be in the shows. Competition was tough, but we decided to focus on the best of the best in the Palm Beaches area. The shows feature the 2016 styles that are unique to our area," said Lilyana Eisele, co-producer of the event.

When: Nov. 5-8; doors open at 5 p.m.

Where: Palm Beach Photographic Centre, 415 Clematis St., West Palm Beach

Cost: $25 (general admission per show); $100 (all fashion shows, all dates); $125 (VIP, all fashion shows and events); $35 (award ceremony and grand finale fashion show only)

Info: 561-412-6139,

Second annual Fashion Week West Palm Beach

What: The fashion event is expected to showcase the fashion lines of 19 designers from around the country in a series of runway shows, exhibitions, seminars, workshops and parties.

Quote: "This year's theme will feature a global collision in fashion, bringing countries from around the world to showcase their culture through unique and inspiring designs," said Denise Fields, event manager.

When: Nov. 11-16

Where: various locations in West Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens

Cost: $30 (general admission per show); $65 (VIP one-day pass); $85 (three-day general admission); $185 (VIP three-day admission);

Info: 561-779-0022,

10th annual Young At Art Teen Recycled Fashion Show

What: Girls from the Young At Art Museum's outreach programs design wearable clothes using recycled and repurposed materials such as newspapers, cardboard, egg cartons, canvas, remnant fabric, bottle caps and plastics. The theme this year is "Surrealism Restyled!" drawing inspiration from the museum's exhibit, "Transformation of Echo: World of Dreams," by Fort Lauderdale artist Leah Brown.

Quote: "As we celebrate 10 years of creative teen designers, this event has grown from a few teen participants to a full-blown, professionally staged fashion show," said Mindy Shrago, executive director/CEO of the Young At Art Museum. "It now is one of the most popular community events in the area, for which the teen designers begin preparing during the summer and put in more than 100 hours of work to take their designs from concept to runway."

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 13

Where: Young At Art Museum, 751 SW 121st Ave., Davie

Cost: $35

Info: 954-424-5022,

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