Success Travel

What do social media influencers and travel writers — who spend 80% of their time jetting off to exotic places — carry in their backpacks or satchels on their trips? Pray, do tell! Compiled by Francesca Cruz. Featuring: Sam Vasquez a Cancun-based Social Media Influencer, Celeste Moure a Writer for The New York Times, Wallpaper, Travel + Leisure and CN Traveler and Jeremy Scott Foster a Travel Writer & Blogger for TravelFREAK.net.

Success Wealth

Feeling good is the new looking good. This is the mantra as health, wellness and holistic living outpaces the need for the next must-have luxury object — and manufacturers and retailers rush to adapt. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Euromonitor, Saks, “The Wellery”, Louis Vuitton, Pinnarello, Net-a-Porter, Net-a-Sporter, Chanel, Kate Spade and Fendi.

Success Oasis

Don’t have space for an entertainment room in your compact condo? With the futuristic Sonic Chair you can have an entire concert hall sitting with you as you enjoy the ultimate A/V experience. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Sonic Chair.

Success At Your Best

Always eager to soothe and satisfy an expanding customer base, MySpa @ InterContinental Miami announces an exciting new partnership with British-based skincare savants Elemis. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: MySpa @ InterContinental Miami, Elemis, Pro Collagen Age Defy Facial, Renewing Precision Peel and a Ginger & Lime Salt Scrub.

Success Giving

Get to know the organization helping at-risk youths break the cycle of crime and violence while feeding the less fortunate in The 305. Text by Kayla Avila. Featuring: Vibe 305, Miami-Dade County, Empowerd Youth program, Empowered Youth Founder & CEO Colleen Adams, Miami-Dade Juvenile Justice Detention Center and Alex Velasquez.

Success Health

If you do one thing every day that makes you happy, eventually you will create a pattern of behaviors that will lead you to a lifetime of content. Here are a few things you can do right now to shift your mindset and change your life. Text by Sandy Lindsey.

Success Balance

We’ve all been there…that first dreaded mistake at a new job. But don’t fret, here are other people’s horror stories so you don’t have to feel so bad about yours! Text by Kayla Avila. Featuring: Alejandro N. Branch Manager, Samuel T. Junior Copywriter, Chantal L. Sr. Account Executive and Melissa H. Chief Creative Officer.

Success Tech

It’s far and away the most important object you own, repository of all of a life’s memoria and potential. So why would you consign your phone to a clunky cookie-cutter covering? International conglomerate Gresso is adding glitz and glamour to one of our nation’s most necessary accessories. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Gresso and Gresso CEO Larisa Gordeeva.

Success Eco

If nature could speak, what would she say? It’s a question we may not often (or ever) have thought about, but one that we should seriously ponder. Here’s a quick memo that could have been penned by Mother Nature herself. Text by Cecilia Dubon Slesnick. Featuring: Uber, American Airlines Arena and Costco.

Success Drive

SUVs are popular because they can take the kids to school, accommodate a Labradoodle or two and swallow a week’s worth of groceries. But they can be boring, which is why we found one that is 100% unadulterated crazy fun. Text by Bill Lindsey. Featuring: Dodge Hellcat, Jeep, Clark Kent and The Grand Cherokee Trackhawk.

Success Connoisseur

Say what you will about Miami, from its gyms to its myriad institutions of higher education, locals are intent on building themselves for the better. Below we spotlight cool culinary classes that add the “fun” to fundamental. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: The Naked Bite, Ayesha’s Kitchen, Ayesha D’Mello, Ortanique On The Mile, “Saturday Cooking Classes w/ Cindy Huston”, Biltmore Culinary Academy and The Biltmore Hotel.

Success Finance

Business is war. This is never truer than when at the negotiation table, where bespoke suits have replaced handcrafted armor. Text by Sandy Lindsey.

Success Travel

Havana is like a wrecked ship with sunken treasure — beautiful, haunting, imposing, in decay and once decadent. Join me on a brief 24-hour prowl in this magical Caribbean island. Text by Francesca Cruz. Featuring: Havana, Christopher Columbus, Plaza De Armas, La Guarida, El Floridita, El Centro Félix Varela, Schola Cantorum Coralina, Soneto De La Noche, Habana 1791 Perfumeria, El Ajiaco in Cojimar, Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski, Constante Bar and El Malecón.

Success Pets

If a natural disaster is good for anything, it’s recognizing what’s truly important. If you’re interested in adding a little more love to your life, consider adopting one of these precious pooches from local shelters and non-profit rescues. Also check out some tips on the best strategies to keep your dog's mind active and healthy. Text by Ryan Jarrell and Dee Hoult.

Success Timepieces

Our biggest beef with smartwatches is you have to tap them to check the time, which is quite annoying to newer generations. However, with the incredibly unique Greubel Forsey Art Piece Edition 2, it’s part of the charm. Text by Bill Lindsey. Featuring: Greubel Forsey and The Greubel Forsey Art Piece Edition 2.

Success Fiesta

Check out some fun things to do this Fall like the Coconut Grove Pumpkin Patch Festival and Halloween! Also check out some tips on how to get the best costume. Text by Ryan Jarrell.

Success Pastimes

While raising children is undoubtedly one of the greatest joys man can conceive, it can also occasionally be as draining on our patience as it is on the pocketbook. That’s precisely why we’ve highlighted the below activities that’ll wear your tiny tots out while adding to their college fund savings in the process. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: The Redlands, Fruit & Spice Park, Hialeah, Bill Graham’s Farm Village, Adrienne Arsht Center, The Key and Local Libraries.

Success The Arts

One of many muralists aesthetically enhancing our diverse cityscape, Miami-raised Luis Valle’s many-hued murals add an optimistic note to our emergent urban areas. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Nicaraguan Artist Luis Valle, Miami Children’s Museum and The Overtown Youth Center.

Fork in the Road

One professional woman’s journey from TOP OF HER GAME to GAME OVER and how she turned “YOU’RE FIRED” into “FIRED UP” by tapping into her natural entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to take on challenges with the savvy finesse that has come to define her career — and her life. Text by Sandy Fernandez. Featuring: Reiki and Karmic Currency: The Energy Behind Business & Finance.

The Millenial Man

Mixing high fashion with everyday wear captures the essence of the modern man while yielding a stylish synergy that merges the season’s top trends. Photography: Pablo Costanzo Styling & Art Direction: Mariela Ortega (Fashion Contributor) Model: Marc Oliver for Next Model Management Miami Hair & Makeup: Luigi Chamorro Photo Assistant: Gerardo Briceño Featuring: Brioni, Neiman Marcus, Shops At Merrick Park, Alexander McQueen, Brunello Cucinelli, Gucci, G-Star RAW, Ami Paris, Officine Generale, Helmut Lang, Bonobos, Helmut Lang, Saks Fifth Avenue, Brickell City Centre, Etro, Dolce & Gabbana, Theory, ATM, Salvatore Ferregamo, TI & MI Interfashion, Giorgio Armani and Madison Supply.

Children First

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has proudly served our community for more than 65 years, ushering in a long tradition of leadership in pediatric healthcare. They are committed to offering the most innovative practices within a supportive environment for both children and families. Featuring: Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Dr. Arthur Weiland, Jack & Barbara Nicklaus, Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation, Miami Children’s Research Institute, Michael Harrington, Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion, Gold Beacon Awards, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, American Nurses Credentialing Center and The Michael Fux Family Center.

Inside Gen Z

Wether you're interested in or just irritated today’s youth, one thing’s certain: They will be the inheritors and inceptors of a new world few of us can imagine. We speak with experts and participants in the evasive (if engaging) population of Gen Z’ers and their role in big, bold world of entrepreneurism. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Five Nights At Freddy’s, Skyler Grey, Avant Gallery, Art Basel’s Switzerland arm, Jeannine Schloss, the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship, Kaina Lisibach, One Step Closer and Kaitlyn Smith.

Designer Dreams

They live and thrive about us — women intent on reinventing, reinvigorating and reempowering others through their bold and bombastic vision. Text by Hugh Marchand. Photos courtesy of respective designers. Featuring: Daniella Kronfle, Erika Boom, Fit Mama Apparel, Viviana Gabeiras, Petit Pois, Eliana & Andrea Salazar, Seta Apparel and Ximena Kavalekas.

Integrative Health

The Osteopathic Center allows its patients to experience medicine like never before by helping them discover the root of illnesses, causes of injuries and the best ways to gain more energy by practicing total wellness. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Andrew Taylor Still, M.D., D.O., The Osteopathic Medicine and Dr. Kristopher Goddard, D.O.,.

Lovely Lanai

The prettiest and most secluded of the Hawaiian Islands goes by the name of Lanai and is owned by a tech billionaire with plans to turn it into a green paradise — this is the destination for travelers who covet privacy, world-class amenities and authenticity. Text by Francesca Cruz. Horizontal photos by Barbara Kraft. Featuring: James Drummond Dole, David Murdock, Castle & Cooke, Dole Food Company, Larry Ellison, James Cameron, The Hotel Lanai, Four Seasons, The Lodge at Koele, Four Seasons Resort Lanai, Manele Golf Course, Malibu Farms, One Forty American Steak, Hawaiian Seafood, Nobu, Nobu Matsuhisa, Si Jarboe, Shipwreck Beach, Garden Of The Gods, Sweetheart Rock (Puu Pehe), Manele Bay, Hulopoe Bay and Pele.

Compassion Through Catastrophe

So much more than a series of sobering statistics and clinically cauterized medi-logues, Susan G. Komen’s Faces Of A Warrior program offers a glimpse into the thriving livelihoods of this disastrous disease’s survivors. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Susan G. Komen’s Faces Of A Warrior, Tamara Rodriguez, University of Miami, Fatima Group, Sherri Martens-Curtis and Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure.

Quench

Although perhaps lagging in comparison to our Western counterparts, the brewpub scene in Miami is alive and well. Take a glance into a worldwide phenomena fantastically fine-tuned in our own sub-tropical paradise. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: J. Wakefield Brewing’s Hop 4 Teacher IPA, Lupulado by Wynwood Brewing Company and Abbey Brewing Co.’s Brother Dan’s Double.

Bar Tab

Arriving in the U.S. from Venezuela a scant year ago, Cantina La Veinte bartender Marco Nava is already shaking up our city’s conception of what makes a top-tier Magic City margarita. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Photos by Edward Leal. Featuring: Cantina La Veinte, Marco Nava and Montelobos Mezcal.

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida for October 2017! Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Italian Film Festival, Sobe Seafood Festival, Miami Broward Carnival, Miami Spice, Miami Children’s Museum’s “Something’s Brewing After Dark, Bruno Mars, Miami Scapes, Band Of Horses, The Fillmore, Emilio & Gloria Estefan, On Your Feet, the Adrienne Arsht Center For The Performing Arts, Charity Navigator, the Miami Film Festival’s GEMS Series, Miami Film Festival, New World Symphony, Project 305, PAMM, On The Horizon: Chapter 2, The Bal Harbour Shops Collectors Weekend, The Great Escape Room Miami and J. Balvin,

Successory

The Meisterstück UNICEF Solitaire Skeleton 149 Fountain Pen isn’t just a work of art that would make any executive proud to sign a contract! Featuring: Montblanc