Submitted by Cristiane Roget. Sr. Correspondent, AdAvenueGroup- Forbes France, Edited by Shelby Stone-Love Consciously Consultancy
VECTOR INT’L PICTURES (VIPICTURES.COM) JOINED WITH LOVE CONSCIOUSLY ONSULTANCY TO PRODUCE AND CO-HOST THE 2nd ANNUAL SUSTAINABLE SWIM WEEK INT’L MIAMI BEACH (S²WIM.com)
THE SEVEN DAY ACTIVATION FEATURED ANNETTE BIBBYOLIVER AND CONTEMPORARY ARTIST- CURATOR BENARI KAMAU IN CONTINUOUS CATWALKS BY DREAMHOUSE MARKETING BRANDING GROUP. THE AD HOC COLLECTIVE OF ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS PRESENTED MAKERS OF ALL NATURAL MEDICAL DEVICES AND BEAUTIFIERS, A PANEL ON OCEAN CONSERVATION AND A TALK ON MODULAR BUILDING WRAPPED UP BY SHELBY STONE’S TRANFORMATIVE LOVE CONSCIOUSLY RETREAT. THE DEBUT OF THE LAVISH TOPDOC CLINIC AND FUNCTIONAL MEDICAL CENTER AT THE FOUR SEASONS IN THE HEART OF BRICKELL WAS THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK.
Miami Beach/ FL An official event of the 41st Annual SWIM WEEK, Sustainable Swim Week Int’l Miami and Love Consciously Retreat (S²WIM), July 12 through July 18, unspooled amid sugar sand beaches, Venetian inspired canals and a growing sense of planetary urgency. S²WIM commenced with a casting at the Institute Marangoni campus in Miami’s Design District. Since 1937 the venerated school of comprehensive design “has advanced fashion forward sustainability,” opines Director, Stephen Iacullo.
Another trip around the sun and another strut down the Cat Walk, S²wim served as a prelude to the Green Carpet Gala – Beverly Hills to include a retrospective of engaging environmental focused films slated to coincide with the London Edition of the CC-Forum (Climate Change) and the 27th Session of the UN Climate Change Conference in SharmEl-Sheikh, Egypt. (COP27- Conference of the Parties).
Designers Galore – From Glamor & More
Continuous eco and ethical fashion shows were presented by world renowned designers Lisa Nicole, Elie Madi, Alex Abraham’s Bikini Beach Australia in association with No. 3 Magazine and represented by Creative Director Maurice Ward, plant-based luggage by fashion-forward Tote & Carry and inspired eyewear by Alister Mekhai were among those designers on the S²WIM.com runway. The globally inspired event continues to nurture and incentivize emerging and established apparel and accessory designers, ground-breaking medical devices, aesthetic and wellness products. Here was a full calendar of immersive occasions as a welcome respite to the halcyon Swim Week days and nights.
Offering up an array of eco-friendly activations and evolutionary events, S²WIM unspooled at the Washington Ave and 6th Street Kimpton Angler’s Hotel, a calming oasis in the heart of Miami Beach.
The alluring, standing room only showcases were produced by Annette BibbyOliver of Dreamhouse Marketing Branding Group. She is known globally for her impeccable fashion showcases at some of the hottest annual galas, award ceremonies, and other red-carpet events. Her latest iteration was as Creative Director / Co-Executive Producer of the Annual Oscars Night Griot Gala Th New York Fashion Week in Times Square on the roster.
On the Kimpton Rooftop she was joined by world renowned Dwight Eubanks, ‘The International Man of Style’ of Red Carpet Productions, celebrity designer Jacob Meir of For the Stars Fashion House with world-famous Elie Madi, Culture Tree’s African inspired designs and Bojo & Boujee. The proceedings were filmed by cinematographer Andrew Kutno, staging by Uplight Miami and curated by Christian Ruart of RC Productions. Lisa Nicole of Bravo’s ‘Married to Medicine’ also presented Met Gala worthy glamour. A complement of accessories by Alister Mekhai Eyewear and futuristic masks by DermaBeam Pro™ graced the catwalk and were generously available in the S²WIM Pop Up Plaza. The aspirational plant-based, jellybean colored luggage and totes, by the irrepressible ‘Stitch’ and Tony Rey of Tote & Carry traveled the runway to add to the collections of discerning fashionistas and sojourners.
S²WIM.com guests were treated to informal modeling on No.3 Magazine’s Crypto Couture Cocktail and Tsar Caviar Bastille Day Celebration. An ethical and high-quality swim and resort line was debuted by Alex of Bikini Beach Australia while guests savored fresh caviar from Tsar’s. A company that supports sustainable farming and provides gourmands and chefs the highest quality caviar on earth and sea, their products are now available in South Florida.
With double digit heat and humidity, attendees were hydrated throughout the week with “Vue”, a healthy beverage that consists of natural plant-based ingredients, recyclable packaging and essential vitamins and minerals. Perfectly pure and packaged artistically, “We invest in clean water initiatives and non-profits that support environmental efforts to ensure our planet is healthy for generations to come,” confirms Michael Luehrsen, Co-Founder.
- Among S²WIM’s distinguished Keynote Speakers was world renowned health and wellness spokesperson and podcaster debuting her new show, ‘Importance of Protecting Your Skin,’ Marta Pazos, PhD. She will soon grace the cover of Top Doctor Magazine. A native beauty of Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain, Dr. Pazos excelled as an actress and casting director in her earlier years. She is known for One Day in Europe (2005) and Pepe O’Inglés (2006). She transcended the stage and broke the fourth wall to become a critically acclaimed inspirational speaker.
Her David Versus Goliath tenacity in advancing planet saving protocols has influenced inaccessible echelons of power that include decision makers at Coca-Cola, Estée Lauder, Proctor & Gamble, and the United States Department of Defense. As the global spokesperson for Rejuvalift™ Dr. Pazos revealed at S²WIM this miraculous 4-minute “facelift” serum that firms for up to 8-hours, toxin-free.
Special guest was Michael Renzulli, a leading Anti-Aging physician, Best Selling Author of “BioAntiAge” and co-creator of BioBody Sculpt. He will be making a special appearance soon at Top Doc Clinic for an ‘insiders’ demonstration.
Vasiliki Karlin of Nayked Botanicals © attended the TopDoc Clinic debut with her hand crafted, scientifically vetted skin, body and hair care line. She is a darling of countless Plastic Surgeons, Estheticians, recuperating Cancer Survivors and kids with ‘esteem destroying’ Acne. Her clients insist, “it is so pure you can drink it!”.
We are ACTIVE in Confronting the Culture of Excess!
The creators are intent on helping to shape a globalized and diverse fashion and environmental landscape that eschews obscene consumption. Perfect for a fashion-centric event were the discussions and demonstrations of other progressive medical advances, plant based medicine and an exploration of the impact ‘fast fashion’ has on the environment. The Love Consciously Retreat for Mind, Body, and Spirit Wellness.
Among the product demonstrations were Rejuvalift by Dr. Marta Pazos Rejuvalift “offers visible results in 4 minutes!” according to developer Gary Carleton. DPDerm, presented by Joel Marshall provided skincare with natural ingredients to reduce fine lines, brighten skin and reduce acne.
Globally esteemed Dr. Ian White inspired an attentive audience with a slide presentation of before and after breakthroughs on patients who are literally aging backwards with his methods. A true pioneer on the forefront of regenerative medicine, his products and approaches are sought out by celebrities and inspire medical professionals, seeking miraculous breakthroughs for revitalizing and healing the body and skin from within.
Dr. White received his BS and MS from Liverpool University, England prior to being hired at Dartmouth college to study the genetics of gamete biology. He was recruited to Harvard University to work with hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) and immune cell biology under the mentorship of the world-renowned Dr. Laurie Glimcher. He is involved in the creation of Neobiosis, a biotechnology company that produces regenerative tissues, cells and extracellular vesicles for research, clinical trials and to help the body heal itself.
A member of the Love Consciously audience was so confident about the veracity of Dr. White’s approach to healing that he decided to preempt a “Hail Mary” life-threatening surgical procedure to embrace Dr. White’s less invasive protocols.
TopDoc Clinic debut and Miami Reception, Monday, July 18th was hosted by distinguished publisher John Highland and self-development advocate, Yeli Aguirre, of ‘We are our Greatest Asset!’. Located in the lush Four Season’s Brickell and surrounded by the azure blue Biscayne Bay guests attended preview tours of the expansive facility and enjoyed fresh vegan tapas, demos, and discussions, marking the finale of Sustainable Swim Week 2022. Confirms Malibu based Diane ‘Kelly’, the doyenne of Public Relations, “Among the presenters were Avacen.com, a heat therapy system for temporary relief of joint and muscle pain associated with arthritis, muscle spasms, and minor strains that drastically improves circulation. Regenacol Telomere Serum by Sovereign Industries and their groundbreaking product ‘Skin Inside’ combining the best science with the best of nature. It is referred to as “the next generation of anti-aging skin care’, by Angela Walker and Roger Braun, company representatives.
For all who are fighting to take off the “Covid Ten” BioBodySculpt was also on hand. The groundbreaking magnetic muscle stimulation device, generates 20,000 muscle contractions in a 30-minute session while one is at work or play. BioBody Sculpt is not only burning fat cells, but also building muscle. Dr. Mike Renzulli offers the procedure at his Delray Beach practice for all body types as a minimally invasive complement to your other health protocols and is now available at TopDoc Clinic, Four Seasons.
Design For A Better Tomorrow
Holmes Stoner, Founder of Green Alliance International and Ecodomika purveyors of affordable and ecological modular housing for the 21st Century, spoke at the first ever ‘Stoner Talk’ (not to be confused with a ‘Ted Talk’). He described devoting his life to “building back better”. Announced at S²wim 2022 was the merger of Ecodomika and Co-Modeco, LLC, a marketing behemoth advancing pre-manufactured, affordable and sustainable housing that includes ADU’s, ancillary dwelling units, emergency and transitional housing solutions ‘growtainers’ and customized, all-size, galvanized steel commercial spaces.
In association with Victoria Diaz, an expert in interior design, kitchen and bath construction; Co-Modeco will be inviting perspective homeowners, developers and business owners in August to an ‘Open House’ of the first South Florida Sales hub, located in the Little Haiti – Ironside industrial Zone. Purchase orders for 8 flat pack modular homes, starting at $15K USD, delivered to Miami in 60 days with assembly in weeks were being taken during the proceeds. “You have questions, they have answers,” states Ambassador at Large, Holmes. Stoner.
‘Long Live King Kobe’ Book Signing
The Pop-Up Plaza featured Tote & Carry and glamour and gowns by Lisa Nicole Collection. Notably, a book signing by Sherma Chambers, a devoted mother and co-author of the best-selling photo essay, ‘Long Live King Kobe’ with photography by Spencer Ostrander (Photographer) and Paul Auster, co-author provided poignancy to the proceedings. .. “Here is a heart-wrenching tragedy that gives added gravitas to Sustainable Swim Week’s fashion reveals and the Love Consciously panels. Participants and guests alike are focused on stimulating community engagement and elevating their consciousness over life’s others needs as they relate to sustainability,” states Shelby Stone, co-founder of S²wim 2022. “Last year Tyler Kobe Nichols, Sherma’s son, collapsed onto the sidewalk with multiple, unprovoked knife wounds and passed away soon after. With it, the twenty-one-year-old joined the ranks of children that are murdered by senseless violence in America. Sherma is a testament to all parents devoting their lives to positive change”.
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Photos by Be Seen There: Andrew Kutno- Dreamhouse Productions-Runway Finale. Dr. Marta Pazos, PhD – with Jeannette and Vue, Global Podcaster, Rejuvalift Spokesperson, Yeli Aguirre-Top Doc Clinic Four Season’s , Shelby Stone – Love Consciously – Holmes Stoner -EcoDomika + Co-Modeco