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Style Mafia Throws One-Year Anniversary Bash With Slap & Tickle, Pirate Stereo, and More

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Blowing out your first birthday candle as a business in Wynwood should earn you some sort of erected monument, or at least a cookie. For contemporary women's boutique, Style Mafia, however, a revelry of artists, beats, and fashion pundits, honoring the store's first-year anniversary will do just fine.

"It's been a crazy ride," says 23-year-old Simonett Pereira. "I had no real experience in retail prior to opening this store. But I think our product speaks for itself, and we offer pieces that are different and cutting-edge. People are really into it -- it just works. There are so many voices that can be identified with our brand."

The brand, best known for it's salient statement pieces, has partnered and collaborated with just about everyone in the local art community, from Miami's top-tier fashion bloggers, to the Broken Shaker, and even the Miami City Ballet in a video campaign.

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"We're really trying to push that focus on Miami right now, and create a sense of community with creatives and artists; we want to support the arts with our clothing brand," Pereira said.

This Saturday, October 25, Style Mafia teams up with a new batch of artists for surviving its first year as Wynwood's leading purveyor in women's apparel.

Bardot's Slap & Tickle will be there to help throw the bash, while World Red Eye photographer, Rodrigo Gaya, will be displaying his walk-through mirrored photo series, which features iconic Miami architecture, starting off with the Shelborne.

"We'll also be showing our fall 2014 collection in an informal fashion presentation," adds Pereira. And to help bring the clothes to life, young buck, Eyal Agai, AKA Pirate Stereo, will be providing all the untz-untz at the party.

The hybrid soiree kicks off at 7 p.m. and is free for all who love Stolen Rum drinks and wearable masterpieces.

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