IVY is a national organization with operations in 7 U.S. markets that brings together an audience of culturally sophisticated 25-42 year olds from all industries. IVY produces a wide range of programming for its supporters including emerging designer fashion presentations, indie film screenings, art receptions, thought leader and entrepreneur nights, health & wellness programs, and curated travel & trip adventures. All programs have a social element and Underground Lauderdale Fashion Weekend will be no exception. Overall, IVY aims to fuel inspiration, ignites minds, and spark world-changing collaborations. Be sure to view coverage of IVY's most recent NYFW presentation and WSJ Live interview with IVY Co-Founder.
Style Saves aims to empower students with the tools they need to succeed in school. By using collective industry backgrounds to generate this project, Style Saves seeks donations from fashion brands, patrons and philanthropists within our community. Fundraising activities include an annual fashion show, which help garner funds and raise awareness for our cause. We call it: fashion meets philanthropy!
Our yearly back-to-school events provides thousands of students in Miami-Dade county with their essentials to start the new school year off in style and with confidence. We also partner with communities across the globe to spread our mission. Beneficiaries include schools and orphanages in Haiti, South Africa, Nicaragua and Colombia.
Create & Cultivate
Create & Cultivate provides both real world conferences and online experiences for women looking to create & cultivate the career of their dreams. Create & Cultivate produces 3 annual Conferences and for The Underground Lauderdale Fashion Weekend will be creating a one-time Style Summit. Create & Cultivate's programs aim to be a platform for conversation that seek to enlighten, entertain and inspire all of those who attend. At each Create & Cultivate event, attendees network, mix and mingle with their peers, building new relationships all while taking in key learnings from some of the best in the business. Past Conferences have drawn in big name speakers (such as Jessica Alba, Chelsea Handler & Nicole Richie) and highly engaged early adopters, influencers, social media mavens and consumers.
The Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills is an exclusive collection of luxury outlets and exquisite dining in a refined, relaxed open-air promenade in Fort Lauderdale. With more than 60 exclusive luxury brands plus top-notch dining and entertainment options, there is an exciting option for everyone. For Underground Lauderdale Fashion Weekend, The Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills will host the Create & Cultivate Fashion Conference. And those not otherwise attending, should consider taking a quick uber ride to visit the venue.
The Flagler Arts & Technology Arts District was created by Doug McCraw in 2000 which acts as the hub for local creative businesses and artists. Each last Saturday of the month F.A.T. Village hosts its infamous "Art Walk" which brings thousands of art & design enthusiasts to the area for a large scale creative multi-block art party gathering. Saturday, January 28th (during the Underground Lauderdale Fashion Weekend) will be such an Art Walk night, running from 6-10pm. In the heart of the Arts District, the ArtsUP! Warehouse will serve as the venue The Finale Extravaganza Party hosted by fashion & party icon Susanne Bartsch.
Ocean Drive Magazine
OCEAN DRIVE is the quintessential fashion and lifestyle magazine in South Florida, delivering the latest trends in fashion, beauty, art, travel, real estate, an...d entertainment. With its infectious glimpse into high and hip society, this glossy, oversize coffee-table book has become a staple in many homes. Featuring sizzling content that is always ahead of the curve, OCEAN DRIVE delivers firsthand knowledge of new trends and captures the essence of the American Riviera.
Ritz Carlton's Burlock Coast will host the Official ULFW Kick-Off Reception on Thursday, March 30! Offering waterfront views, Burlock Coast is an innovative restaurant-café-market-bar that channels the creativity of Prohibition era rumrunners. Its irreverent spirit, buzzing atmosphere, and unprecedented food and beverage experience - makes it a stand out in Fort Lauderdale.
VIBE Las Olas
VIBE Ultra Music Lounge, where we will all gather for the Nicole Miller Runway Show hosted by Nina Garcia After-Party, encourages sound-loving music fans, inspiring artists, dance-a-holics and all night-life souls searching for a great time to let loose. Perfect for a night out on the town, planned social parties and ultimately, a safe place for guests to admit their musical addiction and where feigning for a baseline is always fine – VIBE Ultra Music Lounge is the new heart’beat’ of Fort Lauderdale. VIBE sets the tone for nightlife fun, offering an eclectic mix of musical entertainment in 4,000-square-feet of dance-all-over-it space.
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward Office of Film, Music & Entertainment
The Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward Office of Film, Music & Entertainment provides professional assistance to production companies that are interested in, or have chosen, Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County for a project. Consider us your local sidekick. We are here to help you find what you need to complete your film or television project in time and on budget. Let us assist you in working with the local film industry, community, government contacts, locations, hospitality industry, entertainment, medical facilities and more.
Kali uses the tagline, “Friends don’t let friends use nonorganic tampons,” to promote what Co-Founders, Sara Shake and Jonna Piira, call the Tampon Revolution. “Initially we knew that there was a better way to shop for tampons than running to the drugstore at the last minute,” says Shake, “but now Kali represents much more than that. We are on a mission to convert women from buying traditional feminine hygiene products to using organic tampons and pads. We are shedding light on how important it is to know what is going in your body, and make an educated choice on the products you use.” To learn more about Kali, click here.
Talent Direct Agency
Talent Direct, formerly known as Modelstore, started out as an upscale national event and promotional company servicing all markets in the USA and has since become a full-service SAG Aftra Franchised Talent Agency located in Boca Raton, Florida and also practicing in Atlanta, GA. Talent Direct is an internationally recognized full-service agency representing union and non-union youth and adults. We are dedicated to providing the casting industry with unparalleled service with talent in every facet of the Entertainment Industry. To learn more about Talent Direct, click here.
Runways The Talent Group
Runways The Talent Group was established in 1984 by former model and present owner Beverly Sage. Originally called Runways Florida Models Association, Inc. and created as a model's guild, Beverly quickly turned the organization into the only agency specializing in providing clients with top runway talent. Runways The Talent Group is committed to distinction. With a highly experienced, respected, and talented staff of multi-lingual agents, we pride ourselves in setting the standard for professionalism in client and model relations. To learn more about Runways The Talent Group, click here.
K2 Models was founded in the spirit of climbing the Savage Mountain. It is our mission to provide to the fashion, film and entertainment industry high quality models that approach their professionalism with the same determination as a mountaineer would approach the Savage Mountain in winter time. Preparation, foucus, and technical skill are the keys to performing at a K2 level. To learn more about K2 Models, click here.
BMG Models & Talent is a boutique full service agency representing women and men of all ages for commercial print, high fashion, runway, and on-camera work. We have office locations in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Orlando, and Miami, as well as models traveling across the world working with agencies in London, Paris, Milan, and Asia.
Discover a new meaning to the underground experience in Lauderdale, where sound meets music, film meets imagination, and art meets fashion. Greater Fort Lauderdale is an underground/indie rock music hub secret. If you have experienced the Williamsburg music scene, you really know what we are talking about! For music lovers with diverse sound preferences that have not yet discovered the music scene in Broward, you will find a melting pot of music genres - at warehouse venues in F.A.T. Village (Flagler Arts and Technology), to Revolution Live (film site of Rock of Ages), Hard Rock Live, BB&T Center, to underground lounges. Fort Lauderdale Named Best Mid-Sized City for Nightlife in America.
Led by Ian Gerard, the founder of Gen Art, we are a team that brings together influential arts & entertainment organizations working in the fashion, film, music, art and cultural worlds with corporate partners and entities that seek to support such art forms. We are there to help foster creatives and original programming that will entice, excite and engage consumers across the United States. Click here to learn more about us and our partners. For more information on this program or how we can help you with your program, contact us here.
There is greatness in all of us. Everyone has their own version of what that is. At Fitlife Foods, we’ve existed for the ones who strive to find their great everyday since 2011. To become a better version of themselves and perform at their very best. And guess what…we make it super delicious and super easy just so you can become a super you. But here’s the rub. Time isn’t exactly something we have a lot of. Our days are filled with commuting, errands, appointments and obligations. Now try to squeeze in time with family and friends. And oh yea, did we forget to mention you have to eat?