Success Creative

Letting go of the city of her birth, Miami City Ballet superstar Patricia Delgado sets her sights on a new chapter in her career. Featuring Miami City Ballet, Patricia Delgado. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Success Fashion

More than cafecitos, more than luxury automobiles, more than our white-sand beaches and azure waters, Miamians LOVE shoes. Brazilian-born Jorge Bischoff has curated the chicest footwear-focused boutique of the season right in the heart of the city with his heralded U.S. flagship at Brickell City Centre. Featuring Jorge Bischoff, Brickell City Centre. Text by Jorge Arauz.

Success Giving

Oswaldo “Ozz” Negri says he’s blessed to be able to make a career out of he favorite thing in the world: Racing; and to be fortunate enough to be able to give back by raising awareness about causes close to his heart. Featuring Oswaldo Negri. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Success Culture

A must-see for any comprehensive gallery tour around town, Laundromat Art Space is a community-coordinated creative den housing some of Miami’s hottest up-and-comers. Featuring Laundromat Art Space, Andres Martinez, Michael Williams. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Entrepreneur

Being a mom and a business owner is hard, but not impossible. Luly B. shares her expertise, challenges and experiences to empower other women to achieve success without having to sacrifice who they are and who they want to be. Featuring Lourdes Balepogi, Balance is Bull$h!t, Chispa Marketing, SUPER Woman Retreat, SPARK w/ Luly B., Text by Sandy Lindsey

Top 20

We scoured The Magic City to bring you what we deem to be the next generation of business leaders in varioius fields throughout the city. Featuring Adam Kayce, Home Show Management Corp, Amber Kemp-Gerstel, Damask Love, Stephanie Cardelle, Four Seasons Hotel Miami, Joseph A. Quiñones, Phillip & Patricia Frost Museum Of Science, Grant Stern, Maxeme Tuchman, Caribu, Theresa Therilus, Miami-Dade Internal Services Dept, Dr. Neda Bahmadi, Ultra Smile Dentistry, Michelle Rosquete, Lutz Karpf, Courtney Paige Alvarez, MyoCortex, Daniel A. Milian, Law Office of Daniel A. Milian, Austin Hollo, Florida East Coast Realty, Maria Del Pilar Rubio, Shutts & Bowen, Jessika Gomez, Fortune Int’l Realty, Alejandro Bonet, Lineaire Designs, Susset Cabrera, Peacock Public Relations, Corey Lee, Hunton & Williams LLP, Jay Shehadeh, U.S. Century Bank, Oltion Mollaymeri, Northwestern Mutual

Ace

The example set by her hardworking parents has led Diaset Cabrera to put an equal passion into everything she does, including her enthusiastic marketing for the trendsetting Pandora jewelry brand. Featuring Diaset Cabrera, Pandora, The Boolchand Group, Miami International Mall, Brickell City Centre. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Ace

As President of Mirto, Ricardo Fraguas Alvaro oversees all Mirto Group’s activities on the institutional, commercial and industrial levels, accompanied by his two children, Elena & Ricardo. Featuring Ricardo Fraguas Alvaro, Mirto, Elena Fraguas. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Passport

Setting an almost inconceivable goal of visiting all of the New 7 Wonders Of The World in less than two years makes one realize that the human soul always strives to prove itself worthy and able, regardless of any obstacles and challenges along the way. Herewith: A glimpse into an iconic modern journey around the world. Text by Francesca Cruz

Success Giving

Enlightening the lives of miniature Miamian’s for the last 30 years, below is just one example of the many charitable changes the Voices For Children Foundation have made in our city. Text by Ryan Jarrell Featuring: Voices For Children Foundation, Amelia Guzman and Guardian Ad Litem Mirtha Fuentes.

Success Fashion

Seeking to further satisfy their clientele, a number of exciting new changes are coming to the Neiman Marcus at Shops At Merrick Park. First on the list? A massive expansion of an already impressive shoe selection. Text by Ryan Jarrell Photos by Manny Hernandez Featuring: Neiman Marcus at Shops At Merrick Park, Stephen Brunelle, Chanel, Gucci, Christian Louboutin, Valentino and Saint Laurent.

Success A Day With

Practically synonymous with charitable giving in Miami, Camillus House is a volunteer-driven outreach project fighting the good fight in our inner city. Coordinating this flock of selfless samaritans is Alessandra Laricchia. Text by Ryan Jarrell Featuring: Camillus House and Alessandra Laricchia

Success Beauty

A modern maîtriser of the minimalist makeup mode, Miami-based Cosmetic Artist Champagne “Bo” Satayakul doesn’t create beauty — she accentuates it. Text by Hugh Marchand Photos by Elliot & Ericka Featuring: Champagne “Bo” Satayakul, Seventeen, Martha Stewart Living, Vogue Italia and Makeup by Bo.

Entrepreneur

From innovative water-bottle refill stations to organized shoreline cleanups, Entrepreneur Dara Schoenwald wears many hats when it comes to helping locals live eco-minded. Text by Sandy Lindsey Featuring: Dara Schoenwald, Woosh Water and Volunteer Cleanup.

Local Heroes

Never ones to rest on their laurels, these Magic City entrepreneurs believe true success isn’t measured by how much you gain, but how much you can give back. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Deirdre Quinn, Jen Ford, Javier Maudet, Zak Mann and Travis Stokes. Featuring: Deirdre Quinn, Bauder Fashion College, Shun Yen, Ida Siu, Lafayette 148 New York, Brickell City Centre, School Of Dreams, Promise Project, Jen Ford, Diana Fleming, Blue Daisy Media, Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida, Basset Rescue Of Florida, Smitten With Kittens, Animal Welfare Society Of South Florida, the Miami Veterinary Foundation, Javier Maudet, Aviation Concepts, Amigos Near Foundation, Zakk Mann, Miami Children’s Health Foundation, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Arven Financial, LLC, Travis Stokes, FIU, Junior Orange Bowl, Member of the Miami-Dade Youth Crime Task Force Advisory Board and Member of the United Way’s Policy Board

Not All Volunteers Are Created Equal

Every organization from The White House to your neighborhood garage sale relies on volunteers for free labor, but sometimes you get what you pay for. Check out a few ways to avoid being “that” volunteer. Text by Bill Lindsey

Generous Nature

When Pedro Capó’s family came to the U.S., they had nothing except for the clothes on their backs. They worked very hard to make El Dorado Furniture a successful enterprise and have never forgotten where they came from and how they got to where they are. Text by Sandy Lindsey Photo by Edward Leal Featuring: Pedro Capó, El Dorado Furniture, Amigos For Kids, La Liga Contra El Cáncer and International Rescue Committee.

Team Builder

As President of Momentum Marketing Group, Derek Hodes connects sponsors to events and events to sponsors, such as at the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run, which builds company team spirit, camaraderie and encourages people to live a healthier lifestyle Text by Sandy Lindsey Photo by Edward Leal Featuring: resident of Momentum Marketing Group Derek Hod and the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run.

Quench

In a city deemed one of the nation’s most pricey, Miamians are well-acquainted with having to pay for the pleasure of residing in a place so magical. Imbibe below on some cocktails so costly they’ll make you thankful for rail prices. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Taste

Tassot. Kasav. Queue de Boeuf. If those words don’t make your mouth water, then you’re not living in Miami. With a rising rate of migration, readers shouldn’t be surprised if some Haitian creations soon become as commonplace as a media noche. Text by Ryan Jarrell Featuring: Tassot. Kasav. Queue de Boeuf, Piman Bouk, Chez Madame John’s and Naomi’s Garden.

Bar Tab

Spencer Taliaferro, Head Mixologist at Epic’s LILT Lounge in Downtown Miami, is a Jersey Boy from Brigantine, a small island city attached to Atlantic City, who has brought his behind-the-bar know-how to The Magic City. Text by Irene Moore Photo by Edward Leal Featuring: Spencer Taliaferro, Epic’s LILT Lounge, Brigantin and Atlantic City.

Success Esthetique

Get the Infinite touch with Claudia Sanchez and here are some few simple things you should consider before heading into the operating room. Text by Claudia Sanchez

Success Oasis

Each Officine Gullo kitchen is the result of extensive collaboration: the homeowner’s unique vision, a team of highly-skilled design experts, 3D renderings to fine-tune the process and artisans who bring the dream to life. Featuring Officine Gullo. text by Sandy Lindsey

Entrepreneur

Jorgie Ramos started in the restaurant business out of necessity. He was in commercial real estate with his father when the banks collapsed and they were left with nothing. When a friend reached out with the possibility of opening a restaurant, they scraped and hustled to buy-in and the results have been delicious. Featuring Jorgie Ramos, Barley: An American Brasserie. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Ace

As Commercial Director of Foss Marai Global, Ibrahin Hernández proudly represents the most awarded Supmanti ever and entire outstanding portfolio of superlative sparkling Italian wines of visionary entrepreneur Carlo Biasiotto. Featuring Foss Marai, Ibrahin Hernandez, Dr. Eugenio Cavallin Attias. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Bar Tab

In between pouring, mixing and serving up some of the best drinks in town, Toro Toro’s Adam Beech shares his inspiration for his chosen profession with a passion that’s at once contagious and completely refreshing. Featuring Adam Beech, Toro Toro, Intercontinental Miami, Diageo. Text by Irene Moore

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 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.

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.

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.