Goya Foods Challenged Some Local MIU Students to Create High Fashion Designs That Were
Displayed at PAMM Using Unconventional Materials: Goya Products
The winning designer from Miami International University of Art & Design was awarded a grant on behalf of Goya Foods, towards her tuition.Goya Foods Inc., America’s largest Hispanic-owned food company, sponsored their first-ever fashion and design competition for Miami International University of Art & Design (MIU) students this Saturday, November 10th at PAMM. The participants were challenged with designing apparel using Goya products, packaging and imaging. The winning designer, Judith Cabrera, was awarded a grant on behalf of Goya Foods, towards her tuition to complete her studies in fashion design. “We could not be happier to have the ability to support these students on their journey to become Fashion Designers and doing it in such a creative manner; using Goya products was particularly interesting for us,” said Cynthia Chipi, marketing director of Goya Foods of Florida. “We are grateful to Funkshion for their passion to shine a light on innovative creations that allow designers to express their talent and culture.”
Miami International University of Art & Design (MIU) winner, Judith Cabrera, (center)
Director of the Fashion Department, Charlene Parsons at PAMM Exhibit with 2 of the Models
Funkshion, a company that specializes in innovative fashion show production from idealization and conception to production and execution was responsible for putting together the event from start to finish. On November 10th, following the FunkshionFashion Show in Miami Beach, the 13 designs were showcased in a one-of-a-kind activation at PAMM. The competing designs were from 13 students from Miami International University of Art & Design.