On September 14th, 2014, MIA 2 the Bay held their semi-annual fashion show at the Pepin Hospitality Center, hosted by Royce Reed of Basketball Wives. It was evident in this show’s presentation that the runway style of Miami and Tampa Bay fashion were well connected. A variety of designers were showcased such as King Roscoe, Tutu Cute, Royale & More, Rue 21, DTLR, KayChic, Higher Hustle, Pennywise Kids, and The Poison Factory. The models ranged from toddlers to adults while the clothing designs included elegant, casual, sporty, and modernized African wear.
MIA 2 The Bay Fashion Show
King Roscoe, an upbeat child prodigy from Atlanta, opened the show and set the stage ablaze with his songs “Swag” and “Go Kart” while showcasing his clothing line of custom-made t-shirts and jeans. TuTu Cute, a local boutique that believes, “Every Princess Deserves a Tutu” presented a beautiful array of tulle and accessories. KayChic, an online boutique specializing in Ready-to-Wear and Custom-made apparel, dazzled the stage with leather bodysuits and sexy dresses. Higher Hustle, an urban wear company specializing in tank tops and active wear, commanded the audience’s attention with a variety of intriguing styles. The Poison Factory, a risque clothing company, closed the show with body-hugging dresses, skirts, and leggings that were full of color and character.
As an added extra, rappers Nisha Rockstarr, JBoii Status Famous, and King Roscoe wowed the crowd with performances. Vendors such as Adiva’s Boutique, Younique, Curvy Girls Boutique, and Traci Lynn Jewelry were also on hand. This was definitely a show to remember! But if you missed out, catch MIA 2 the Bay in six months, “Where Miami Style & Tampa Bay Fashion Meets.” All photos at https://www.flickr.com/photos/98644499@N06/sets/72157647260368380/