Football + Fashion
This weekend’s Super Bowl is also bringing the Super Bowl of shopping. There are so many fashion pop ups and parties, who will have time for sports? Stores from Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour to LeBron James’s UNKNWN to Faena Bazaar Curio are planning special products, fitness classes, and champagne and beauty lounges. Cashmere collection Leret Leret pops up in Wynwood, too.
neimanmarcus.com. unknwn.com. faena.com. leret-leret.com
Off the Field’s 19th annual Players’ Wives Fashion Show, one of the week’s biggest benefits, happens in the Miami Design District’s Palm Court on January 31. NFL players’ significant others will model looks from dozens of neighborhood brands like Tighemi. All proceeds fund Michelle Obama’s education initiative Reach Higher.
Reserve tickets here. 140 NE 39th Street; offthefieldpwa.org
Saks Fifth Avenue’s three Miami locations are shooting for a touchdown. The department store collaborated with 25 labels to create exclusive limited editions for men. Dsquared2 designers Dean and Dan Caten host a reveal for their capsule collection on February 1 at the Bal Harbour store. New participating brands for “the Stunt” are Prada, Heron Preston and Balenciaga, whose sneakers are pictured.
Rao’s, one of the toughest tables to score in New York, is setting up a temporary offshoot at W South Beach from January 29 to February 1. Dino Gatto, the East Harlem celebrity hangout’s executive chef, plans a menu of classic Italian-American fare that begat Rao’s line of popular food products. One hopes it will be such a success, the family decides to open here for good.
2201 Collins Avenue; 305.938.3000; marriott.com raosrestaurants.com