One of the best things about Miami is the diversity of its people and the experiences you can have. Whether you’re prone to party, enjoy creative culinary creations or would rather experience the city’s cultural gems, it’s easy to curate a first-rate trip to fit your lifestyle…
Visiting a Magellan partner hotel and looking for something interesting to do? Here is a select listing of events taking place across our cities.
Events are presented in chronological order.
New York City
Anna Wintour Costume Center @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Masterworks: UnPacking Fashion
18 November 2016 – 15 February 2017
Fashion provocateurs Viktor & Rolf pose the question: Is fashion art or is art fashion? The 60 iconic pieces in the exhibition represent the best of the best of fashion from the early 18th century through the 21st: exquisite craftsmanship, design, materials and ideas. Each are snapshots of the political, social and economic moment in time in which they were created.
Fashion Week – London & NYC
London Fashion Week
17 – 21 February
London Fashion Week Festival
23 – 26 February, 2017
New York City
New York Fashion Week
09 – 17 February – Women’s
30 January – 02 February – Men’s
New York City
The Big Flea & Antiques Market
21 – 22 January, 2017
Lexington Avenue Armory, 68 Lexington Ave
The Big Flea bills itself as the largest antique flea market in Manhattan. Their one-of-a-kind finds include vintage clothing and estate jewelry as well as fine art, furniture and collectibles.
FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising) Museum & Gallery
The FIDM Museum and Library collects, preserves, and interprets fashion objects and support materials of outstanding design merit while fostering student and public engagement. The collection includes more than 15,000 pieces covering 200 years of fashion history, with a focus on women’s fashion and accessories. The museum is free and only open only during exhibitions. Behind-the-scenes Curator Tours can be made in advance by calling 213-623-5821 x3367.
ICEFDT 2017 – The 19th International Conference on Eco Fashion Design and Technology
27 – 28 April 2017
Interested in the stories and technologies behind the clothes you wear? Want to make more enviro-friendly choices? ICEFDT 2017 will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Eco Fashion Design and Technology. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field.
Jewelry History Series
08 – 09 February 2017
The Jewelry History Series @ The Original Miami Beach Antique Show is an educational conference centered around the history of jewelry during select time periods. This event is open to anyone with an interest in learning about the history of antique jewelry!
Antique Show (includes jewelry)
10 – 13 February, 2017
The Original Miami Beach Antique Show will be held at the Miami-Dade County Fair Expo Center in 2017. As the world’s largest indoor antique show, it presents nearly 1,000 recognized dealers from 28 countries for four days only. Attendees can explore collections from Renaissance to Art Deco eras including fine art, American and European silver, antique jewelry, 17th-19th century furniture, porcelain and more
NYC Shopping Bonus!
New York Magazine offers an online calendar listing sales on all brands and types of merchandise by month. Click here to see complete listings for winter sales in November and December 2016 including MaxMara, Vera Wang, Liz Lange, Nicole Farhi and even Vivienne Westwood.
There are a number of enticing options for motorsports racing in the Miami area. If you want to watch the action, there’s the upcoming Race of Champions at Marlins Park and the Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But if you prefer doing rather than spectating, you can always take to the track yourself behind the wheel of a high-performance automobile. And how fun would that be? Continue reading Racing Miami
For a place open just 33 months and closed for half a lifetime, New York’s Studio 54 should be nothing more than a footnote in popular culture. But the memory of the nightclub remains fluid, the gold standard by which the success of any other is measured. It was wild. It was sexy. And it was packed with 2,000 of the world’s most Beautiful People with a nightly line of bodies to spare. Continue reading The Surprising Legacy of New York’s Studio 54
Just a few minutes by boat from Miami Beach lies an unusual kind of national park. Beyond the seascape of turquoise water for as far as the eye can see, its ample natural and man-made treasures – the coral reefs, mangrove swamps, shipwrecks and curious remains of human habitation – aren’t immediately apparent. That’s because ninety-five percent of its 172,000 protected acres are found beneath the waves, making Biscayne National Park the largest marine park in the national system. Continue reading Daytrip Miami: Biscayne National Park