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A Runway Showcase Of Cultural Fashions Constructed Purely From Paper

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Miami, FL -- Fashion of Paper - Show IV is a creative paper exhibition showcasing the spirit of our design community. When it comes to paper, our design forces will experiment and extend paper beyond its ordinary form. Unisource – National paper distributor and AIGA Miami collaborate in this unique effort to unite our professions in the most exciting and anticipated event of the season. If you love paper, this is {The Show} for you. Experience Unisource and AIGA Miami in conjunction with PAF (Printing Association of Florida) uniting three forces – design, paper, and print for an amazing evening celebrating the symbiotic relationship between the ultimate designs of dresses and paper. Enjoy a spectacular runway show of paper dresses from around the world celebrating diversity, creativity and the arts. The Fashion of Paper has outgrown its warehouse walls and moved the catwalk to an even bigger venue, The Miami Beach Convention Center. The Fashion of Paper will be held on Saturday evening, March 3rd, 2007. AIGA Miami, the creative force behind design, teams up with Unisource, national paper distributor as a collaborating partner to oversee all creative standards of paper designs, which will be featured on the fashion runway. Fifteen designers and design firms have been chosen by the AIGA selection committee, all coming from AIGA Miami member’s submissions, and were each assigned a country and a big stack of paper from various Unisource mills. From these simple blank sheets of paper will emerge impressive beauty and inspired imagination channeled into fifteen fashion creations, each representative of a distinct world culture, designing a dress culturally relevant to its country. Countries on the runway will include: Bangladesh, Mali, Venezuela, and Samoa, Croatia among other exotic unexplored lands. AIGA Miami and Unisource actively seek out designer’s input and strive to keep the design professionals current on the latest offerings from the various mills. The Show VI: Fashion of Paper is an example of the level of commitment that Unisource has towards its customers and the graphic industry in South Florida. Unisource has worked closely through the years with AIGA Miami for the simple reason of AIGA’s commitment to excellence in design standards and to maintain the quality of designs exposed on the runway.