Guests will receive the star treatment, indulging in complimentary pampering services such as mini facials and hair styling. The Viva Fashion Event will take place Saturday, Oct. 16, from noon to 6 p.m., at the Hyatt Hotel in Coral Gables.
Shopping has never felt this good as proceeds from the event will benefit Mision Child, a non-profit organization that helps promote education to children living in poverty by building schools, providing school meals and supplying textbooks in Latin America and the Caribbean.
“We are very excited to be partnering with Viva Fashion to host this event,” said Monica Pertuz, director of Mision Child. “We hope everyone can make it and support this great cause. The cover entrance of $5 helps feed 10 children in one day and every bit makes a difference.”
Guests will enjoy an afternoon of exclusive shopping discounts with a unique mix of merchandise from handbags, clothing to handmade jewelry. Fashionistas also will have a chance to win many exciting giveaways and complimentary pampering services such as mini facials from Sleek Med Spa and hair styling from Cutler Salon.
Carmen Ordonez, founder of Viva Fashion Blog, decided to host the charity shopping event as a way of bringing the pages of the blog to life, all while helping a great cause.
“When I first started my blog two years ago, I never thought I’d be able to use this platform as a way to give back,” Ordonez said. “I’ve been really blessed by God and this is the least I can do to pay it forward for all the success I’ve had with my blog.
Since starting Viva Fashion in 2008, it has received several recognition such as being named “Cool Blogs about Fashion and Style” by Seventeen magazine to being featured on the Style Network’s website. Carmen also has shared her style tips with national magazines and TV appearances and has served as spokesperson for several national brands.
Tickets are available at the door for $5. For more information, visit online at www.vivafashionblog.com.