On Thursday March 11, Chrysler presented the Funkshion/Fashion Miami where Haitian designer Phelicia Dell presented her 2010 Spring Collection. Dell, and the Chrysler brand have partnered for the show featuring her design collection to raise funds for Haiti earthquake relief efforts. She received standing ovation for her handbags that have been getting international appeal since 2008. Dell’s draws inspiration from her Haitian cultural values and background. Last year, she was awarded with the honor of “Best Emerging Handbag Designer” in a global competition. Dell’s factory in Haiti was destroyed in the recent earthquake. FUNKSHION- FASHION WEEK MIAMI BEACH is an event that celebrates the fusion of the fashion & music worlds and will be a Fall/Winter Collections Runway cycle to be held annually.

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