Allure On Board

Who said yachting dress code has to be limited and unvaried? Come sail away and enjoy the Miami sunlight with key looks that meet the city’s sophistication and character. Photographer: Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studio Styling & Art Direction: Jhon Jairo Santos Hair & Makeup: Cesar Ferrette @ Rik Rak Model: Christy Giles @ Wilhelmina Models Photography Assistant: Richard Mestre Production: Angela Bonilla Yacht provided by YachtLife; @YachtLifeApp. Featuring: YachtLife, Capretto Shoes at South Miami, Tommy Hilfiger Collection, Urban Zen, En Avance at Miami Design District, Prabal Gurung, Manolo Blahnik, Chloé Loewe at Miami Design District, Ms MIN, Laurence Decade, Smythe, Aviu, Style Mafia ay Wynwood, Lola and Jimmy Choo.

It's Alpha-Boatical!

For elites and Gilligans alike, we’ve collated a hopefully helpful A-Z of everything nautically necessary for a successful ship-bound lifestyle at sea. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Compass Eye, The Keys, The Miami River, Biscayne Bay, The Intracoastal, Palm Beach, Captain Harry’s Fishing Supply, The Magic City, Baywatch, Gilligan’s Island, Amara Cay Resort, Oltremare, Corsica, Miami Beach Marina, Key Biscayne, Persol, The Molasses Reef, John Pennekamp and Miami Seaquarium,

Caribbean Ascendants

It’s taken just over 80 years for The Boolchand Group to penetrate the North American continent, and with partnerships with such diverse brands as Pandora Jewelry, Canon and Crocs, this Caribbean conglomerate is ready for their next chapter. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring Boolchand, Oriental Art Palace, Curaçao, Ram Nandwani, Lachu Nandwani, Jai Nandwani, Andre Zwetsloot, Haresh Nandwani, Navin Nandwani, Ravee Nandwani, The Boolchand Group and Pandora Brickell City Centre.

Boating Basics

We all know Moses is responsible for the 10 Commandments, but if he was a boater, he would have had to make one more trip up the mountain for the following words of wisdom. Text by Bill Lindsey.

Floating Fables

What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens on a yacht seems to get out almost before the deed is done. This leads to some very entertaining stories on the high seas. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Dubai Marina, Shaquille O’Neal, P. Diddy, Denzel Washington, Roman Abromovich, Kim Porter, Jackie Kennedy, Aristotle Onassis, Lisa Marie Presley, Nicholas Cage, Mohammed Al-Fayed, Dodi Al-Fayed, Kelly Fisher, Princess Diana, Louella Parsons, William Randolph Hearst, Thomas Ince, Oneida, Charlie Chaplin, Marion Davies and Elliott Key.

Yacht Spectacular: Navigating The New & Improved Miami International Boar Show

Miami retains its title as is the winter destination for all things boating and yachting with over $4 billion in new and brokerage vessels, marine accessories, glamorous clothing, art, food and music coming to town Feb 16-20. For its second year, over at the Miami Marine Stadium is the world-famous Miami International Boat Show (MIBS) with its Strictly Sail component at Downtown’s Miamarina at Bayfront Park. Collins Avenue is home to Yachts Miami Beach, a completely separate show; and Watson Island hosts the invitation-only Superyacht Miami. Compiled by Bill & Sandy Lindsey. Photos Courtesy of Miami International Boat Show. Featuring: Miami International Boat Show, Miamarina at Bayfront Park, Yachts Miami Beach, Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, Strictly Sail at Miamarina in Bayside, American Airlines Arena, Hyatt in Downtown Miami, W Hotel, Marlins Park, Uber, Lyft, Citi Bike, Whiskey Joe’s, Yacht & VIP Experience at Pier 9, Royal Stabilis, Mercury Marine, Garmin, Sea-Doo, FLIR, Weems & Plath.

Success Pets

This Valentine’s Day, why not make a lasting relationship with someone who needs it the most? Below are some eligible suitors from neighborhood shelters who could really use a companion. Also check out some tips on how to get your pooches to give the best smooches! Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Paws 4 You, 100 Plus Abandoned Dogs O fEverglades Florida, This Is The Dog, Dee Hoult, Applause Your Paws and Yelp.

Love Me Tender

Every vessel in this collection would make an excellent choice as a tender to a superyacht, providing transportation to and from shore, taking guests fishing, diving or on cruises to explore local waters where the main yacht can't go. Each would also be a great choice as a primary boat. Text by Bill Lindsey Photos Courtesy of Respective Brands. Featuring: Intrepid 327 Center Console, Protector 38 Center Console, Invictus 280TT, Mazu 38 and Boston Whaler 23 Outrage.

Sailing Through Life

One writer recounts a series of adventures she’s experienced on, in and around the water throughout a life where boarding a yacht has become second nature. Text by Irene Moore. Featuring: The Riviera, The Maldives, Kentucky, Kentucky Lake, New York, Union Island, Petit St. Vincent, Guadaloupe, French Antilles, Club Med, La Vendeuse de La Boutique, Cairo, Egypt Club Med, Club Med Felucca, Nile River, Paris, California, Antibes, Bodrum, Turkey, Skyfall, Daniel Craig, Berenice Marlohe, Dodecanese, Cyclades Islands, Lesbos, Simi, Santorini, Necker Island, Sir Richard Branson, Key Biscayne, Mexico, Australia and Smith & Wollensky.

Radical Core

A rigorous palette and a fresh mixture of tailored pieces combine to yield the season’s chic approach. Photographer: Nick Garcia for Blind- Light Styling & Art Direction: Jhon Jairo Santos Makeup & Hair: Cesar Ferrette @ Rik Rak Model: Logan Avidan @ Elite Models Photography Assistant: Richard Mestre Production: Angela Bonilla. Featuring: Cédric Charlier, Style Mafia at Wynwood, H&M, Alexander Wang, Stella McCartney, Gianvito Rossi, Saks Fifth Avenue, Brickell City Centre, Stella McCartney, Valentino, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Missoni, Rag & Bone, Jhon Santos and Tuleste.

Success Balance

Shaman, and resident healer at Faena’s Tierra Santa Healing House, Carlos J. Gomez hails from Mexico and shares purification rituals that also assist with attracting love, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Text by Francesca Cruz. Featuring: Faena’s Tierra Santa Healing House and Carlos J. Gomez.

Success Entertainment

Always eager to awash Miami in well-choreographed culture, Miami City Ballet premieres another fantastical show this February. Text by Ryan Jarrell Sketch by Jerome Kaplan Photos by Daniel Azoulay & Sasha Iziliaev. Featuring: The Nutcracker, Miami City Ballet, Igor Stravinsky’s The Fairy’s Kiss, Alexei Ratmansky, George Balanchine’s Walpurgisnacht Ballet, Tony Award-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s Polyphonia and world-renowned scenographer Jerome Kaplan.

Success Esthetique

Check out a few makeup trends that have transcended from fall to winter with tips from top makeup artists in South Florida and beyond. Text by Francesca Cruz. Featuring: Pat McGraths’ limited edition 5-piece LUST 004 kit in Vermillion, Kylie Cosmetics, Bobbi Brown’s Berry Punch, Feline by MAC, Maybeline Lash Sensation, Ivan Pol, Jany Almeida, Jennifer Perez and The Artist Monet Beauty.

Success Jewelry

The gold standard of South Florida jewelry stores, Freddy’s Certified Diamonds & Fine Jewelry has been a must-stop for lovers since 1975. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Freddy’s Certified Diamonds & Fine Jewelry.

Success Salud

In celebration of American Heart Month, Mercy Hospital is focusing on the devastating effects heart disease has on women and the steps needed to prevent it. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: American Heart Association, Mercy Hospital and Women’s Heart Event.

Success Real Estate

Impelled by the bustling boom of millennial Midtown inhabitation, Midtown 5, a newly opened mixed-use tower of epic proportions, is altering our city’s skyline for the better. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Midtown 5 by Magellan Development Group, Miami Design District and Live Midtown 5.

Success Eco

Imagine a future where there is no need to stop at the fuel dock, where you can cruise in silence…except for the waves lapping against the hull. Marine solar technology is making great strides in that direction. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Henrik Fisker, Benetti, Yacht Solar Panels, Bilge Buddy solar power pump, Earthtech solar-powered deck lights and cleats, Bird B Gone’s solar-powered Bird Repeller, Solar Bilge Buddy, Earthtech Products and Bird B Gone.

Success Home

An integral presence in our nascent Miami Design District, Italian design connoisseurs Areatonic offer The Magic City a spectacular array of solutions for any interior design dilemma. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Areatonic, Quadrifoglio and Lapalma.

Success Connoisseur

Eager to eat out but bored with lackluster local eateries? Head to Gianni’s At The Villa to enjoy a feast for all the senses. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: The Villa Casa Casuarina, Versace Mansion, Gianni’s At The Villa and Chef Thomas Stewart.

Success Landscaping

Jose Rodriguez of Green Dimension Landscaping does more than just mow the lawn — he helps his clients create and maintain the home of their dreams. Text by Jorge Arauz. Featuring: Jose Rodriguez and Green Dimension Landscaping.

Success A La Mode

A trendsetter and fashionista of the highest caliber, Irene Zingg has been gracing our fair city with her top-notch jewelry design for 30 years. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Irene Zingg, 18k Gold, 925 Silver pieces, Vogue, Allure and Harper’s Bazaar.

Success Drive

Car aficionados love to wring their hands and wail: “If only Dad had bought a 1960s Aston Martin way back when and now I had it, I’d be sooooo happy.” If that sounds familiar, here’s your chance for a do-over. Text by Bill Lindsey. Featuring: Aston Martin DB5, Goldfinger, Thunderball, The Dezer Collection in North Miami Beach, 1963 DB4 GT Coupe, Shelby GT kit cars, David Brown-built DB5 replicas and Aston Martin.

Success At Your Best

A treat for anyone already enamored with their tasteful spa and massage services, mySpa at InterContinental Miami has recently unveiled a holistic exercise program ideal for the modern urbanite. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: mySpa at Intercontinental Miami.

Success Oasis

A dedicated design professional, Lineaire Design’s own Dominique Bonet shares some helpful techniques to help enliven your home interior. Tips by Dominique Bonet. Featuring: Dominique Bonet and Lineaire Designs.

Success Creative

Photographer Scott Baker picked up the camera late in life — with the main purpose of sharing his images with family and friends, but soon it was all he could think about. Photography has become his passion, and shooting nature and all things nautical his calling. Text by Francesca Cruz. Featuring: Scott Baker and Scott Baker Photography.


Carey Chen has taken a natural talent and created an empire with his nautical art appearing on clothing, wines, bags, towels, shorts, shower curtains, blankets, phone covers, bed sheets, mugs, boat wraps and much more. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Carey Chen, Puerto Rico International Billfish Tournament, the Cayman Islands International Tournament, the USVI Open Boy Scout Tournament, the Miami Dolphins Fishing Tournament, the Ocean Reef Club Sailfish Classic and Florida Wildlife Commission.


In honor of the Miami International Boat Show, we’ve collected some of our top picks for necessary accessories and décor for any seaworthy vessel ready to set sail. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Outdoor Kitchen by Laboratorio Mattoni Roma at Poltrona Frau Group Miami, Personalized Welcome Mats at Cape Hatteras Marine, Zarcor Universal Drink Holders, Nantucket Lightship Baskets at Sylvia Antiques and Boat Moc II by Quoddy.

Dedicated Designer

As Architect and Furniture Designer for El Dorado, Tere Mattos is willing to do whatever it takes to make sure the beautiful homes of Miami look their very best. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Tere Mattos and El Dorado Furniture.

Artful Wander

Miami has become an international enclave for the art world. In honor of that, we time-capsule back to another seaside destination that fostered the great artists of its time: The French Riviera of the 1920s. Text by Francesca Cruz.

Bar Tab

Just a sip of one of Bryan Canales’s concoctions at Bitter Truth will have you dreaming of ordering another before you have a chance to finish your first. Text by Irene Moore. Photos by Edward Leal. Featuring: Bryan Canales is the Managing Partner & Co-Beverage Director at Midtown’s newest bar, Bitter Truth and The Eye Of The Beholder.