Art on Art

Stepping inside one of the most celebrated private collections in Miami, we welcome the Art Basel season with show-stopping looks for the season. Photography: Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studio Styling & Art Direction: Mariela Ortega (Fashion Contributor) Hair & Makeup: Cesar Ferrete Model: Sabine for The Syndical Photography Assistant: Richard Mestre Production: Angela Bonilla for BlindLight Studio *Special thanks to Javier & Monica Mora for sharing their exquisite private art collection. Featuring: MK, Bossa Concept, Yves Saint Laurent, Neiman Marcus Coral Gables, Numbers by Danh Vo, Proenza Schoulder, Saks Fifth Avenue Brickell City, Yves Saint Laurent, Curling Dog by Keith Haring, Céline, SP269 by Sterling Ruby, Balenciaga, Heads by Magnus Plessen and Hey! Ho! Let’s Go! by Yoshitomo Nara.

Muralist Mashup

It’s an artform inextricably linked with democratic values, the plazas of South American cultural construct and a whole-hearted embrace of color and light. So it’s only natural it would find a home in this, the most magical of cities. Meet a curated bunch of ace artists unafraid to tackle the challenges, joys and intrigues of the modern Miami mural — no matter what their medium of choice. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Photos Courtesy of Respective Artists. Featuring: Daniel “Krave” Fila, Wynwood Walls, Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach, MTV, Greyhound, Krave Art, Magda Love, Magdalena Marcenaro, New York’s magisterial Fort Tilden National Park, Marcus Blake, Lascaux, Nice ‘N Easy, Allison Matherly, Jeffrey Noble, We Are Nice N Easy, Photo by Zachary Balber, Yuhmi Collective and Michelle & Victor Vazquez.

Artistic Adventures

Able experts at navigating one of the world's most creative of carouses, we’ve corralled some choice tips for curating a delightful and hassle-free experience during this year’s Art Week. Compiled by Kayla Avila, Ryan Jarrell and Anja Maltav. Featuring: Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Miami, CONTEXT, The Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Fair Director Nick Korniloff, Art Express, Water Taxis, UberBOAT, UberSEAPLANE, Photos by World Red Eye & Getty Images, Ink Miami Art Fair, Art Beat Miami Art Fair, Art Of Black Miami, HIVE Pop-Up Art Village & Lounge, Miami River Art Fair, Angelhaha Airline, Chinese-American Artist & Choreographer Qinmin Liu, Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Macklemore, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Autumn De Forest, AQUA Art Miami, ICA, Miami Design District, Thea Duskin, Tania El Khoury’s As Far As My Fingertips Take Me, Elisabetta Fantone, Superfine, Style Icon & Chic Costumer Patricia Field, Wynwood’s White Dot Gallery and Artfashion Collection.

Beachside Treasure

The masterpiece 240-unit luxury condominium, Oceana Bal Harbour from developer and art mogul Eduardo Costantini is expected to break records in South Florida with a $1.3 billion sell out. It’s already revered as one of the most successful real estate developments in Miami. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Photos Courtesy of Oceana Bal Harbour. Featuring: Bal Harbour Club, Oceana Bal Harbour, Bal Harbour Shops, Eduardo Costantini, Consultatio Real Estate, Blue Chip Collection, Jeff Koons, Callum Innes, An Te Liu, Jorge Mendez Blake, Taryn Simon, Juan Usle, Garth Weiser, Homeowner’s Association, Seated Ballerina, Pluto and Proserpina, Jeff Koons, Whitney in NYC, Pompedou in Paris, Guggenheim, MALBA in Buenos Aires, Collins Avenue, Pluto and Proserpina, Starr Catering Group, Stephen Starr, Simon Powles, Mediterranean Brescia of Arquitectonica, Ballerina, Architect Bernardo Fort-Brescia of Arquitectonica, Italian Interior Designer Piero Lissoni, Landscape Architect Enzo Enea, Gaggenau, Boffi, Zuchetti, University of East Anglia in England and BBVA Banco Frances.

Dreamlike State of Mind

Inspired by fashion icon Diana Vreeland, we pay homage to all the creative girlbosses out there who strive for eternal success beyond the suit. Photography & Art Direction: Pablo Costanzo Fashion Styling: Mariela Ortega (Fashion Contributor) Hair & Makeup: Nanda Quero Model: Trini for The Syndical Location: Casa Feliz Miami. Featuring: Gigi Couture, Margarita Diaz Del Castillo, Vanda Jacinto, Lol by Gig, Bossa Concept, Aquazurra, Neiman Marcus Coral Gables, Casa Feliz Miami, Chloé, Carlo Carrizosa, Bossa Concept, Mercedes Salazar, Boho Hunter, Casa Feliz Miami, La Tribu (1987) by Luis Plaza, Veronica Beard, Céline, Dior, Paula Mendoza, Carlo Carrizosa, Gig Couture, Self-Portrait and Proenza Schouler.

Castle In The Sky

This luxurious condo on the 42nd floor of the gorgeous Santa Maria on Brickell features breathtaking, unobstructed views of Biscayne Bay, the Atlantic and Miami’s ever-evolving skyline. Text & Photos Courtesy of Fabian and Peter. Featuring: The Santa Maria Specialists, Fabian A. Dominguez, P.A., Peter Liakouras, P.A., Fortune International Realty, Snaidero, and Gaggenau.

Exceptional Accessories

With fixtures and lighting seamlessly balanced on the cutting-edge of both pragmatism and comfort, Farrey’s Lighting + Bath contains everything anyone could want to make their house a home. Compiled by Ryan Jarrell. Text and Photos Courtesy of Farrey's Lighting and Bath. Featuring: ET2, the Quad Collection, The Carson by Hinkley Lighting, Larmes Collection by ET2, The Fiori Collection, The Graff Luna Shower Collection, The Graff Solar, The Crestford by Fanimation, The Odyn by Fanimation.

Magnificent Jewels

Brilliance Jewels is known for going to any length to find the most one-of-a-kind pieces on Earth, traveling the world multiple times a year to find beautiful, hidden treasures. When a client steps into one of their stores, they are met with a strong sense of luxury and exclusivity, and of course, a breathtaking selection of jewelry. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Photos by Edward Leal. Featuring: Brilliance Jewels, Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Boucheron, BVLGARI, Tiffany & Co., Owner & Founder Charlie Levy, Tel Aviv, Tessa Levy and the Four Seasons Hotel.

Salon Special

Rik Rak Salon occupies a unique market niche that combines beauty and fashion under one roof. When leading hairstylist Rik met boutique owner Raquel, they decided to combine their respective businesses into one concept: Rik Rak. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Photos by Edward Leal. Featuring: Salon Rik Rak, Raquel Watters, Barbra Streisand, Rosie O’Donnell and James Brolin.

Success Connoisseur

Awesome in the truest sense of the word, the devastating design of noveau-Mexican eatery Cantina La Veinte seamlessly moves the diner from epic surroundings to epicurean delight. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Cantina La Veinte and Niz + Chauvet.

Success Destination

From resort to sizzling beach club, there’s nothing “less than” about this fantastically flawless portion of the Lesser Antilles. Find out why anyone who’s anyone is making Papagayo Beach in Curaçao their top destination for recreation. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Papagayo Beach Curaçao.

Success Shopping

Great news for fashion fans everywhere: That indisputable Gables go-to for hot clothing options, Neiman Marcus, has just premiered a new area devoted to the hottest handbags. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Neiman Marcus, Handbag Area, brand new Handbag Area, featuring the finest in offerings from Chanel, Fendi, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Saint Laurent, Valentino Garavani, Givenchy, Balenciaga, Tom Ford, Chloé, Céline, Bottega Veneta and Stephen Brunelle, VP & GM of Neiman Marcus Coral Gables.

Success Giving

It’s not enough to have a city chock-full of citizens eager to contribute to the latest charitable endeavor. You need have a gala glorious enough to filter all that philanthropic energy! Meet the “Three Amigos”, the men behind one of Miami’s most successful charitable gatherings. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Lenny Kravitz, InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish- Ball, “Three Amigos”: Robert Hill, Shareef Malnik and Norman Wedderburn, Tara Ink, Tara Solomon and “Fourth Amigo."

Success Real Estate

The innovative Miami Design District is home to some of the city’s best fashion, design, art, architecture and dining options. Hyde Midtown Suites & Residences will put residents and guests in the center of it all. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Hyde Midtown Suites & Residences, The Related Group and Dezer Development, Rockwell Group, Hyde Midtown, and Hyde Beach Club.

Success Bon Voyage

We live in paradise, but did you know the color of blue in the Atlantic far differs from the powder-blue of the Indian Ocean, or the impressive cobalt of the Pacific. Herewith: A roundup of the best beaches I experienced in 2017. Text and Images by Francesca Cruz. Featuring: Maui, The Maldives, and Zapatilla Island.

Success Luxe

A cornerstone of the South Florida fine jewelry arena for a decade, Christina Termine, the brainchild behind Diamonds On The Key provides a perfect blend of extraordinary personalized customer service with cutting-edge gemological know-how. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Photos Courtesy of Christina Termine. Featuring: Christina Termine the Founder & Principal of destination shopping and by appointment-only boutique Diamonds On The Key, Diamond Diploma, Gemological Institute of America and GIA-certified diamonds.

Success A Day With

Sure, we all love frequenting Miami’s many museums, but whose job is it to invigorate our environs with expert exhibitions? To answer that question, we tail one of our city’s finest curators at the Bass Museum of Art’s opening day. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Bass Museum Of Art’s Assistant Curator Leilani Lynch, Executive Director and Chief Curator Silvia Karman Cubina.


This holiday season, why not give the gift that keeps on giving? Consider adopting one of these perfect pups from a local rescue. Also check out what Ashley Lamber of Applause Your Paws has to say about having a reactive dog. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Good Karma Pet Rescue, Paws 4 You, Ashley Lambert and Applause Your Paws.

Success Culture

The Institute of Contemporary Art cements the Miami Design District’s reputation as an unparalleled aesthetics hub. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: The Institute Of Contemporary Art Miami, The Everywhere Studio, Picasso, Warhol, Kippenberger and Oppermann, Tomm El-Saieh, Director Ellen Salpeter and Miami Design District.

Success Beauty

Ever eager to provide the latest and greatest for his clients, Hair By Hisham’s founder wows Miami with H-Pro Extensions. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Hair By Hisham and Jamal Shami.

Success Timepieces

The archetype of the modern watch, the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust 41 is the perfect example of a truly timeless timepiece thanks to functions and aesthetics that never go out of style. Text by Bill Lindsey. Featuring: Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust, Datejust 41 and Kirk Jewelers.

Success Glam

Every female executive’s best friend, this classically masculine look has been drawing long stares from fashionistas around the world this season. Text by Mariela Ortega. Featuring: David Bowie, Gucci, Balenciaga, Prada and Balmain.

Success Jewelry

Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, Jewelry Designer Irene Zingg was greatly influenced by the beauty of her surroundings and the tastes of her father who was a successful entrepreneur and fine jewelry collector. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Irene Zingg and Sazingg.

Success Oasis

While the home should reflect its owner no matter what the latest come-and-go trends are, we’re all aware of when our abode is not the latest and greatest. But we may be trendier than we realize. Text by Stacy Wynn. Featuring: Avocado Green, Harvest Gold and Art Gallery Walls.

Success Style

Paint the town red, white, green, yellow — whatever color you prefer — and take art off the walls and into the streets in honor of Art Week and beyond. Text by Mariela Ortega.

Success Fiesta

Awesome in the most literal sense of the word, Kaori by Walter Martino is one fashionably fusioned eatery that everyone should experience over and over again. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Art Basel, “Million Dollar Chef” Walter Martino and Kaori.

Success Salud

Regenerative Platelet Rich Plasma & Stem Cell injections can regrow ligaments, tendons, muscles and joints. These minimally invasive injections can improve performance, facilitate recovery, provide stability and even possibly prevent surgery. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy, Kristopher “Sean” Goddard and The Osteopathic Center.

Success Creative

Competently capturing the lackadaisical livelihood of an almost extinct segment of South Beach, HistoryMiami’s South Beach: 1974-1990 brings 5 photographers’ experiences to life. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: History Miami.

Success Say What?!

With Art Basel upon us, we asked some native Miamians one question: If you could have a private dinner with any artist, dead or alive, who would it be and why? Compiled by Kayla Avila. Featuring: Gustav Klimt, Leonardo Da Vinci, Georgia O’Keeffe, Diane Arbus.


Equal parts financial analyst and tactical trend-watcher, Chris Ferriter and the team at SoBe Promos are putting a sizzling spin on the idea of Miami-based business. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Chris Ferriter, CFO Scott Latimer, CEO Steven Kramer, SoBe Promos and Jeff Kramer CEO of groundbreaking promo provider Bullet Line.