Fashionable Tuesdays - An Evening with Beth Sobol

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

In conjunction with our current exhibit, Hot Couture, Florida Jews in the Fashion Scene, Beth Sobol founder of Miami Fashion Week will discuss the rise of fashion in Miami.


As a premier fashion business consultant, expert in Latin American designers, fashion show & event producer, Beth has helped in launching the careers of the world's top emerging designers. As an international fashion model for over 20 years, she has worked for many of the world's top fashion houses in 40 countries around the world.

Her most notable achievement has been the creation and annual production of Miami Fashion Week, one of the top 5 fashion weeks in the world. After 20 years, in May 2015 Beth sold the brand to European investors and takes pride in being known as the "Founder" of Miami Fashion Week, the platform that gave hundreds of international designers their launch into the American market.

Beth is now the President and CEO of the Council of International Fashion Designers, a business portal whose mission is to enable talented international designers and brands to establish a business foothold in the U.S. for profitable growth. The CIFD is an organization created to educate and train international fashion and accessory brands on how to compete in the American market.

In addition, Beth is also at the helm of the Council of International Fashion Designers Foundation, a non-profit organization that works to educate and support the world’s best students and emerging designers in the creative arts through competitions, scholarships and mentoring opportunities to prepare them for a successful career in the fashion industry.

Beth continues producing fashion events for charities and corporate clients and is an international fashion expert, consultant, host, guest speaker, judge and spokesperson. Since 2008, Beth has served on the Board of Directors of the World Trade Center Miami.

Beth will be joined by Ana Esther Soued. Ana maintained her own jewelry studio, since 1993. She is a Co-founder of a Venezuelan Association of Metalsmith, member of Florida Society of Goldsmith, Miami Mineralogical and Lapidary Guild and Society of American Silversmith. She taught Jewelry, Gemology and collection for jewelry at Miami International University of Arts and Design for 11 years and at Miami Dade College, also teaches metalsmithing at her Hollywood studio where she is the head of the metal department for the City of Hollywood.

Her artistic work has been featured in many magazines and newspapers articles such Vogue Latino-America, Aventura Magazine, Lincoln Road Magazine, Las Olas Magazine, and others. She has participated in numerous exhibitions at galleries, museums and trunk shows in Florida, New York, and Venezuela. Her gallery-quality jewelry is intricate and contemporary. Silver/Gold jewelry, utilitarian pieces, Judaica and small scale sculptures each piece one-of-a-kind, often incorporate precious and semi-precious stones.

Free for Members, $5 for Non-Members