By: HADLEY HENRIETTE for HAUTE LIVING
Dwyane Wade’s annual fashionable night out, otherwise known as Night on the RunWade, enjoyed it’s biggest year ever on Saturday, November 14th 2015.
It also had the full support of wife and co-host Gabrielle Union, as well as his Miami Heat crew Chris Andersen, Chris Bosh, Amar’e Stoudemire, Hassan Whiteside, Justise Winslow, Luol Deng, Goran Dragic, Udonis Haslem, Tyler Johnson, Josh McRoberts, Josh Richardson and Beno Udrih.
Other notables including Ace Hood, DJ Khaled and Timbaland came out to enjoy the event as well.
The event was presented by Carnival Foundation and Carnival Corporation at Miami’s Ice Palace Studios and was emceed by E! TV’s Terrence J. Additional sponsors included Hublot, DSQUARED2, Giuseppe Zanotti, The Collection, Goldman Sachs, Gatorade, Gentleman Jack, Korbel, American Airlines, Miami Heat Charitable Fund, Naked, Stance, The Tie Bar, Li-Ning, Beauty for Real, and Maria Verdeja School of the Arts.
In addition to a feast for the eyes, there was a real feast for guests, featuring food stations from popular area restaurants including Shake Shack, Prime One Twelve, Yardbird, ChefRLI, MC Kitchen, Lure Fishbar, SUSHISAMBA, Coyo Taco, Sugercane Raw Bar Grill, Novecento, and Divine Delicacies Cake.
The fashion game was strong too, boasting a presentation by Giuseppe Zanotti presented their fall, spring and summer line of men’s and women’s shoes and a fashion show presented by Hublot with looks by DSQUARED2.
To further realize the fashion, for the first time, A Night on the RunWade featured a pop-up store with products from Wade’s partnerships with Stance, The Tie Bar, Naked, and Li-Ning. Wade had been planning this event for a long time and Haute Living sat down with the basketball-turned-fashion star to get his insight. Read all about it here.
If that wasn’t enough, the evening also included a performance by professional ballerina Maria Verdeja and her company of dancers from the Maria Verdeja School of the Arts. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Wade’s World Foundation.