SWIMSHOW, THE GLOBAL LEADER OF SWIMWEAR TRADE SHOWS, CELEBRATES 35th ANNUAL EDITION

Swimwear Association of Florida Presents SWIMSHOW at the Miami Beach Convention Center July 22 – 25, 2017

Save the Date: SWIMSHOW, the premier swimwear trade show in the beachwear industry produced by the Swimwear Association of Florida, will return to South Beach and the Miami Beach Convention Center for its 35th edition July 22 – 25, 2017.  The highly anticipated 4-day annual event will showcase a dynamic array of swimwear, beachwear, resort wear, and accessories collections from emerging young talent and world-renowned contemporary and designer brands. SWIMSHOW, the most respected, comprehensive, and longest running trade show of its kind brings together the most influential retailers from around the globe with the hottest collections of the season.
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This year’s highlights include the return and expansion of the Collection, a curated fashion environment strategically placed in the middle of the show floor created for discovering the best emerging and established swimwear designer brands in the industry. The modern and polished platform is created to emphasize each individual brand’s identity with the focus on the product. Buyers will again have the opportunity to engage with brands in a one-on-one unique intimate environment that allows them to gather personal insights into the collections.  Retailers will once again experience this beautifully encased luxury oasis, while enjoying champagne butler service, a VIP lounge area, and free access to Wi-Fi available throughout the trade show.

Additional highlights will include amenities such as a dry and braid bar, massages, nail salon for quick touch-ups, henna bar, up-to-the-minute social media engagement, informative trend seminars, and new networking events.

Last year, the prestigious trade show housed over 350 exhibitor booths representing more than 2500 swimwear and ancillary brands expanding the event’s offerings to wider categories incorporating bags, hats, sandals, cover-ups, athleisure and more.  A few additional hot-spots were the resort and lifestyle brands that concentrated on the new fashion-focused, beach-to-bar collections. Over 60 countries were represented and there was a 13% uptick in attendance from the previous year.

This year, SWIMSHOW will continue to grow those categories along with featuring a variety of iconic women, men’s and children’s swimwear companies. Attendees will include manufacturers, designers, corporate personnel, press, bloggers, fashion consultants, stylists and other fashion industry leaders, as well as buyers from all swimwear categories, and caters to designer boutiques, resort shops, specialty stores, surf shops, department stores, mass merchants and more.

“At SWIMSHOW, buyers get the best of both worlds, having the opportunity to view the most exciting collections from emerging designers, as well as the most important established brands,” said SWIMSHOW Director Judy Stein. “Our show has become part of the fabric of the swimwear industry, consistently attracting premier brands and buyers.”

Known as the event that starts the swimwear season in the US, this essential show provides buyers a warm and business friendly environment, an easy to navigate and enjoyable shopping experience, and plenty of opportunities to network and meet with key suppliers. As per the last several years, SWIMSHOW is expecting to sell-out this summer.

Due to the renovation of the Miami Beach Convention Center, SWIMSHOW is incorporating only two exhibitions halls again this year.  As per last year, the condensed space required the organization to adapt a more stringent selection process guaranteeing a more cohesive and discerning group of exhibitors. Show organizers are encouraging returning exhibitors to confirm their participation and suggesting new brands interested in participating should submit their applications as early as possible.

In addition to the 4-day exhibit in the Miami Beach Convention Center, special events surrounding SWIMSHOW will include seminars on the latest swimwear and lifestyle trends, Swim Lounge Happy Hour, informal modeling, a daily breakfast bar and High Tea service every afternoon allowing for networking and a slew of very special surprises!

HOURS AND LOCATION

Trade Show Hours:

Saturday, July 22 – Monday, July 24: 9AM – 6PM; Tuesday, July 25: 9AM – 5PM

Location:

MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER

1901 Convention Center Drive

Miami Beach, FL 33139

Halls A & B

 

About the Swimwear Association of Florida

Founded in 1982, the Swimwear Association of Florida produces and organizes SWIMSHOW, the longest running and most comprehensive annual swimwear trade show. Located at the Miami Beach Convention Center, the event features over 2,500 lines, attracts thousands of attendees and is recognized as a global industry leader in trends, news and business transactions. For more information, please visit www.swimshow.com

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Eldorado Brings In tyes.by.tara

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Major distributor stocks intimate accessories manufacturer.

Eldorado Trading Company, an award-winning distributor of adult novelties and lingerie, has brought in fellow Coloradoan, tyes.by.tara. The Colorado-based manufacturer designs, creates and markets intimate accessories that celebrate the woman within.

tyes.by.tara was founded with a spark of inspiration from a naughty school girl Halloween costume necktie in 2008 by graduate student Tara Christine Stravinsky. After years of product development and research, this award-winning company now offers several categories of sensually sweet jewelry, accessories and intimates designed to help women explore, embrace and celebrate their femininity.

tyes.by.tara. Lady Bodytyes“This is a very exciting partnership for tyes.by.tara,” says Tara Christine Stravinsky, tyes.by.tara founder, “Eldorado’s experience and presence within the industry makes this an ideal partnership to expand the reach of the tyes.by.tara brand to a broad range of retailers.”

The collection is designed with the vision to help women explore, embrace and celebrate their femininity. This vision is clear throughout the collection with the appearance of delicate bows, flirty ruffles and feminine chains. The collection consists of wrist cuffs, garters, nipple clamps, pasties, collars and body harness sets.

“The collection’s designs are a great addition to the Eldorado line-up. With its chic and feminine designs, it offers customers an unthreatening option to traditional BDSM products. tyes.by.tara would be a perfect collection to stock for BDSM beginners.” comments Crystal Garcia, Eldorado buyer.

For more information on the products from tyes.by.tara Eldorado stocks, please call 800.525.0848, email sales@eldorado.net or visit www.eldorado.net.

etc_logotype_4inch_pms131About Eldorado

An award-winning distributor of adult toys, party supplies and lingerie, Eldorado is an unrivaled pleasure products powerhouse. With the sole focus of providing all the best to its customers, Eldorado provides the most knowledgeable staff, a huge collection of educational resources and an unparalleled lingerie selection. Eldorado offers a wide range of fulfillment services for online retailers both foreign and domestic. Experience the legend of Eldorado – an industry leader with legendary prowess. For more information please call 800.525.0848, email sales@eldorado.net or visit www.eldorado.net.

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OhMiBod Earns Four 2016 StorErotica Awards Nominations

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Adult pleasure product manufacturer OhMiBod and its founders — Brian and Suki Dunham — have received four nominations for the 2016 StorErotica Awards for their outstanding contributions in the adult novelty industry. In its tenth year, the awards are hosted by adult trade journal StorErotica Magazine.

The OhMiBod team has a chance to receive top honors in the following categories: Boutique Brand of the Year (OhMiBod); Brand Ambassador of the Year (Brian Dunham); New Product of the Year (blueMotion NEX|2 Bluetooth massager); and Luxury Line/Range of the Year (OhMiBod Lovelife).

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“A big thank you to StorErotica for acknowledging our hard work and commitment to innovation and quality with OhMiBod’s ever-growing line of pleasure products,” said Suki Dunham, who founded OhMiBod with her husband Brian more than 10 years ago.

Since the launch of OhMiBod’s popular music-driven vibrator in 2006, the company has consistently held court at the forefront of tech innovation in the personal care and sexual health market. “Sexual health and well-being is one of our top priorities,” Dunham added. “We’re grateful and humbled that we’re able to create products that have such a positive impact on people’s lives and relationships.”

Final ballot voting for the 10th Annual StorErotica Awards began Wednesday, May 11 at StoreroticaAwards.com and runs through Monday, May 23.

The 2016 StorErotica Awards Show will take place Monday, July 18 from 6-9 p.m. at the Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel in Burbank, California alongside novelty trade show ANME Founders Expo.

For more information on OhMiBod, visit www.OhMiBod.com.

 

About OhMiBod
OhMiBod is the creator of the original music vibrator and an award-winning innovator of technology-focused pleasure products. Headquartered in New Hampshire, USA, OhMiBod seeks to be the catalyst that shifts cultural attitudes toward intimacy and self pleasure and the vital role it plays in one’s sexual health and well-being. For more information on OhMiBod and its range of pleasure products and accessories, visit www.OhMiBod.com.

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VienneMilano: Every Woman Is Fabulous

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First Luxury Hosiery Brand To Launch Crowd-Funding Campaign And Promote Awareness About Women Empowerment

VienneMilano, the Boston-based fashion accessories brand, is launching a crowd-funding campaign on the popular platform Indiegogo. The campaign’s main theme is to “Help Every Woman Feel and Be Fabulous”.

Vienne Cheung, the founder of VienneMilano, says: “Being a woman in today’s world can be a real challenge. As a woman, I want to do my part to help every woman feel and be fabulous in every occasion.” Hosiery is Vienne’s great passion and her way to have a positive impact on every woman’s life: “Great hosiery can help a woman feel elegant, sophisticated, sexy, and empowered.”

The campaign will start on Monday, March 28 and will run until Monday, May 2nd. Backers will be able to choose from many perks: collaborate with VienneMilano’s fashionistas to co-design signature pieces for the brand’s upcoming 2016 Collection such as: pre-order hosiery for early delivery at over 50% off retail prices, and even have a chance to travel to Italy to discover everything about the hosiery industry.

Every backer will also receive a “Every Woman is Fabulous” pin. Wearing the pin allows backers, customers, and followers to tell the world how strongly they believe in women’s empowerment.” Vienne explains: “The pin is a great conversation starter for a very important conversation we should all be having.” The pin is a purple square, unbranded: VienneMilano maybe a business selling hosiery, but Vienne and her team believe that the cause of equality is bigger than any special interest, even their own.

VienneMilano has teamed up with Dress for Success, the international not-for-profit organization which empowers women to achieve economic independence. For every pair of VienneMilano stockings purchased during the crowd-funding campaign, VienneMilano will donate another pair of stockings to Dress for Success. Started in 1997, Dress for Success has helped more than 850,000 women in over 20 countries.

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The campaign has an initial goal of $30,000, but will feature many stretch goals. With the support of its backers, VienneMilano will offer many more designs, styles and colors; will manufacture the “basics” collection, more affordable for everyday use; will develop color-calibrated photography which reveals just how each piece and color contribute to every woman’s beauty, regardless of her skin tone; will publish a style guide; and so much more.

About VienneMilano
VienneMilano is the world’s first brand dedicated to thigh-high stockings. VienneMilano was established in 2011 by Vienne Cheung, an Asian-American female entrepreneur, with the mission to reintroduce luxury hosiery to the USA. VienneMilano’s stockings are made in Italy using the best materials, and are distributed online via the brand’s website  and in selected premium retailers.
 

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