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Art Basel 2013: Viviana G-Miami icon designer encounters Fusion Mia

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Written by Viviana G--"The Real Life of Vivian G"

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An exquisite five-day event ended this weekend December 8; Art Basel Week was held in South Beach and the Miami Wynwood Design District. Fusion Mia presented "Art fused with film, fashion and music" and was sponsored by the world's best tasting vodka, the one and only- "Grey Goose" along with its new specialty drinks du jour.

Fusion Mia emerged into an incredible experience for investors, celebrities, art aficionados, and Miami Fashion Week showing and featuring special recognition awards, designers, and influences.

The invitation-only event, Fusion Mia was of all art expressions! And as a guest designer and representing Miami Fashion Week as Miami Icon Designer, Petit Pois by Viviana G was one of the fashion highlights and attractions for the event, not only supporting our local artists, but also welcoming the new artists appearing in our great city of Miami!

For sounds and music, Fusion Mia invited and awarded "El Maestro Eduardo Marturet," who brought together The Miami Symphony Orchestra fused with an urban twist. And as always, by his side was the international model and actress Athina Klioumi, who just came back from Venezuela after presenting the play Chicago at the Teresa Carreno Theater. A special performance by Sebastian Mikel was also enjoyed.

Transforming its white tent into an incredible blue white crystal display lounge "Fly Beyond" by Grey Goose, the fair opened with a Blue Carpet ribbon-cutting ceremony by former city commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones, and ended with a private Award Dinner featuring a Blue Carpet VIP Reception.

The Fusion Mia Pop-Up Gallery in Wynwood was curated by Artist Muse and exhibited master iconic artists from around the globe. The mission was to bring greater awareness, attention, and business opportunities to the African and Caribbean Diaspora's modern and contemporary emerging artists; working together with N"Namdi Contemporary Gallery.

As Miami Icon Designer for Miami Fashion Week, I was proud to celebrate the
art of fashion among so many artists and designers, and to salute women who
have passionately overcome obstacles while pursuing crafts and careers that
have enriched their communities. It was very exciting to recreate my designs
into a form of "Avant-Garde Fashion." As a woman and pro for women, I always
try to give the best and support other women, and everywhere I go, I try to
represent my city not only as a woman supporting our economy, but also as your
Miami Designer.

A special thank you to Eduardo Sarasola, from Natcom Marketing and our Miami Fashion Week's president Beth Sobol, for their work and support. And to Jones Magazine and all the media and press present, as always, you carry our voice! And to James Eagles, from Photo Bella Images, who followed me and captured all the special moments.

Art and Fashion are my passion!

Your Designer
Viviana G

Written by Viviana G

Edited by Alexis Diaz.

Images by James Eagles ( Photo Bella Images)

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