To be a vehicle of luxury, creativity, and fantasies, demonstrating that fashion is more than mere garments by mixing the art of fashion with strong visuals and contemporary and inclusive stories, opinions, and cultures that are personal, untold, insightful, provocative, and yet respectful.
What We Do
AVESSA Media Group is a young start-up media company based in Miami that is focused on restoring the glamour of fashion while providing intelligent and informative content for the discerning consumer. We strive to operate lean and nimble with an ethical business mindset and focus on continuous service improvement.
We concentrate on producing premium magazines that are printed on a much heavier paper weight, providing a more upscale and sophisticated reading experience, meant for special consumers who are willing to pay a higher price for higher-quality products.
Our special, limited batches matter because they offer a unique, tangible experience that cannot be replicated by digital media. Holding our premium physical magazine allows readers to fully immerse themselves in our content and ads. Additionally, our printed copies have a longer shelf life and often become collectible items by our audience. Our hard copies offer a sensory experience: the look and feel of the paper, the smell of the ink, the sound of turning pages… All of these elements make the reading experience much more enjoyable and memorable.
Our Core Values
Celebrate the fashionable and extraordinary in an edgy and contemporary approach
Promote inclusion, diversity and sustainability
Stay nimble and respond to current issues in a timely manner
Innovate through a continuous cycle of learning and improvement
Encourage and support new talents in the industry
Conduct business in an ethical and transparent manner
Source: 2022 Annualized Metrics from Google Analytics and Instagram.
Our Executive Leadership Team
FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Flávio started AVESSA in 2019. With an extensive experience with global Big 4 Audit, Accounting & Consulting firms, and Fortune 500 clients, Flávio is a seasoned Strategy & Operations consultant that served the Americas, EMEA, and ASPAC markets, across diverse industries, delivering strategic assessments & technology roadmaps, process design & improvement, and operational business intelligence. His previous clients included KPMG International, PayPal, Eli Lily, Cargill, Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques, Equinix, and Petrobras.
CHIEF CONTENT OFFICER
Fashion Designer and Professor, Mena believes that fashion completely transcends the surface and the most important is how one feels rather than anything else. Fashion is really about how empowered one becomes by it. She channels vibrant flares of vintage fashion and dreams of contemporary twists, inspired by her own life and travels.
ALFONSO DE HOYOS-ACOSTA
CHIEF CREATIVE WRITING OFFICER
Alfonso has decades of strategic and operations experience focused primarily on technology but with a significant emphasis on merchandising and the retail industries. He is a highly inspirational leader and analytical specialist. He has successfully managed teams of up to 6,000 employees that implemented a variety of complex process, technical and data initiatives. Over his career, Alfonso worked extensively for JC Penney, Nordstrom, Lojas Renner, Pão de Açúcar, and Albertsons.
The Fashion Group International is a global, non-profit, professional organization with 5000 members in the fashion industry including apparel, accessories, beauty and home. The FGI mission is to be the pre-eminent authority on the business of fashion and design and to help its members become more effective in their careers. To do this, FGI provides insights on major trends in person, online and in print; access to business professionals and a gateway to the influence fashion plays in the marketplace.
Founded in 1965, Miami International University of Art & Design is located near the heart of the arts district offering degree programs in the areas of Fashion, Media Arts and Design. The campus has more than 100,000 square feet of classroom, computer lab, library, and office space. Miami International University of Art & Design is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award diplomas, associates, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees.
Magazine Celebration Event
I know that nowadays, you have many choices, most notably digital marketing. The luxury market continues to demand timeless and meaningful value while empowering expressions of individual identities.
By advertising with us, you do more than showcase your business. You become part of an idea. An idea that together, we can create a community of like-minded people that not only care for fashion but is dynamic, enthusiastic, and intelligent.
I am honored to provide you with a new possibility.
Founder and Editor-in-Chief
Type: spread (2 pages)
Placement: first pages, before the start of the content.
1 issue: $1,500 per spread
2 issues: $1,250 per spread
4 issues: $1,000 per spread
Type: spread (2 pages)
Placement: in between pages 30 – 120 (depending on the issue)
1 issue: $600 per spread
2 issues: $550 per spread
4 issues: $500 per spread
Small & Medium Business: 10%
Local South Florida Brands: 15%
MIU / Istituto Marangoni Miami / The South Florida Fashion Institute Alumni: 20%
Fashion Group International members: 20%
Ukrainian Brands: no cost (restrictions apply, please contact us)
Type: Single (1 page)
1 issue: $2,000
2 issues: $1,800
4 issues: $1,500
Audience: fashion accessories, beauty, food & beverage, books
Type: shared space
Placement: Objects of Desire column
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