Encounters @ Villa Azur

A momentous occasion was marked as Villa Azur celebrated its 5th Anniversary with a night of glamour, passed hors d’oeuvres, craft cocktails and white ensembles. Arriving guests were greeted by showgirls in white shimmering leotards with giant feather headpieces who guided attendees into the scenic Mediterranean restaurant. 1. Caroline & Pascal Nicolai w/ Friends 2. Adrienne Sugimoto, Catalina Carracedo, Caroline Rosso-Martin 3. Mauricio Pallares, Catalina Carracedo, Michelle Monroe, Andy Valiente 4. Michael Martin, Paul Breuza, Jean Philippe Bernard & Friend 5. Roger Benedetti & Friends

Encounters @ Faena Bazaar & Park

Biennale Of Moving Images debuted at Faena Bazaar & Park to unite visual artists, film directors and performers. 1. Barbara Hulanicki, Carlos Betancourt, Mariana Pariani, Alberto Latorre, Typoe, Jimena Montemayor 2. Agustina Woodgate, Anthony Spinello 3. Alfredo Guzman, Ximena Caminos, Maacha Leblanc 4. Alan Faena, Adrian Aizenstat 5. Elisa Sain, Elie Rizel, Angeles Almuna 6. Edouard Duval Carrie, Mireille Chancy Gonzalez, Richard Taittinger 7. Paris Kain, Zoe Lukov, Jordan Betten 8. Susanne Birbragher, Eloy Carmenate, Maacha Leblanc, Gita Shamdasani 9. Tara Solomon, Nick D’Annunzio 10. Nadine Liberatore, Bridgid Baker, Meredith Barton

Encounters @ CityPlace Doral

The Related Group celebrated a huge milestone with the Grand Opening of the firm’s largest and most extensive mixed-use development, CityPlace Doral during a weekend-long celebration. — Photos by World Red Eye 1. Claudia Mariaca, Steve Patterson, Juan Carlos Bermudez, Jorge Pérez, & Jose Pepe Diaz 2. Albert & Cristina Milo, & Jeffery Hoyos 3. Yomayar Perpa, Teri Arvesu, & Diana Rodriguez 4. Steve & Carly Patterson, & friend 5. Darlene & Jon Paul Perez 6. Elizabeth Laverde & Luc Rojas 7. Ari Guterriez & Alex Estevez 8. Steve Patterson & Bernardo Fort-Brescia 9. Yesika Diaz & Margaret Jimenez 10. Andrea Delgado & Nicky Diaz 11. Alejandra Lopez & Patricio Moreno

Encounters @ Jorge Bischoff

Jorge Bischoff celebrated his first U.S. boutique at Brickell City Centre with an evening of fashion, beauty and elegance. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Jorge Bischoff, Karin Nader, Luciane Bischoff 2. Joao Bombonatto, Joao Victor, Jessica Vaz 3. Zverieva Tatiana, Irina Tsarenkova, Diana Zoria 4. Vivian Merton Vazeos, Tracy Koço 5. Jorge Arauz, Estrellita S. Sibila 6. Abbie Lipton, Katherine Pereda 7. Alexia Nascimento, Karo Delgobbo 8. Alexia Nascimento, Karo Delgobbo 9. Jessica Mendez, Alexandra, Lynne Suarez 10. Ligia Bombonatto, Thaisa Helena 11. Rafael Nader, Karin Nader 12. London Lee, Ebony Glass, Shay Mays, Kendra Ma’lan, Beautiful Molly

Encounters w/ Greenberg Traurig

More than 600 South Florida business, government and nonprofit leaders joined Greenberg Traurig at PAMM to celebrate the international law firm’s milestone 50th Anniversary. 1. Ryan Bailine, Albert Cordoves, Rey Melendi, Adam Lubkin, Kim LeCompte, Michael Thomas 2. Cesar Alvarez, Jorge Perez, Matt Gorson 3. Jaret Davis, Victor Semah, Manny Medina 4. Jim Carr, Armando Codina, Brian Duffy, Adolfo Henriques 5. Katherine Fernandez-Rundle, Matt Gorson, Bronwyn Miller 6. Matt Gorson, Yosbel Ibarra, Cesar Alvarez, Hilarie Bass, Larry Hoffman, Brian Duffy, Jaret Davis 7. Jorge Cayon, Sergio Calleja, Jr., Jesus Freiria, Sergio Calleja, Ricardo Fraga, Orlando Borges, Yosbel Ibarra 8. Andre Teixeira, Mat Robie, Elizabeth Graham Martinez, Luis Martinez, Carol Graham Wyllie, Stuart S. Wyllie, Steven Landy 9. Cesar Alvarez, Harve Mogul, Fred Karlinsky 10. Georgie Angones, Marilyn Holifield, Hilarie Bass, Hon. Ellen Sue Venzer 11. Lucia Dougherty, Commissioners Joy Malakoff, Kristen Rosen Gonzalez, Francis Suarez

Encounters w/ Daniela Kronfle

The Grand Opening of renowned international jewelry designer Daniella Kronfle’s new boutique in the Miami Design District benefitted Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. 1. Alex Hamdan, Magda Rivero, Michelle Areces Zandy, Daniella Kronfle, Consuelo Matos, Elga Ledwon, Elizabeth Patino, Romina Nabhen 2. Ines Rivero 3. Adriana Hoyos, Eduardo Perez 4. Monica Pucheaux & Friend 5. Adriana Guerrero, Carola Pimentel, Alex Hamdan, Consuelo Matos 6. Carolina Lanao, Maria Jose Puente 7. Andrea Greenberg, Lisa Miller 8. Yanet De Castro, Jennifer Cervera, Selene Arvesu 9. Eduardo Perez, Marissa Cornejo, Irene Pariserband, Broennle Cornejo

Encounters w/ Florida East Coast Realty

Florida East Coast Realty hosted a topping off event for Panorama Tower, the tallest residential building south of Manhattan. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Thomas Regalado, Gerome Jerry, Tibor Hollo, Wayne Hollo, Austin Hollo 2. Boaz Ashbel, Ruck Ortiz, Mark Laport 3. Freddy Menjivar, Austin Hollo, Scott Shuffield 4. Shuli Rosenfeld, Phil Rosenfeld, Julie Rosenfeld, Laura Rosenfeld 5. Gerome Jerry, Thomas Regalado, Tibor Hollo, Wayne Hollo, Austin Hollo, Ken Russell, Frank Carollo, Willy Gort, Keon Hardemon, Francis Suarez 6. Daniel Nanni Kerri Smith 7. Rosario Kennedy, Carlos Gimenez 8. Miguel Cebolla, Juan Carlos Freile 9. Sam Grynbaum, Eddie Rasco, Jonathan Politano 10. Monique Ochoa, Sandra Monteverde, Brooke Burton, Maisie Lenzi

Encounters @ Rik Rak

Rik Rak hosted the 8th Annual “Take A Walk In Her Shoes” Kick-Off Party to benefit Chapman Partnership. — Photos by Edward Leal. 1. Renee Lopez Cantera, Laira Munilla, Lauren Beall Sonia Gibson, Raquel Watters, Rik Watters. 2. Rik & Raquel Watters 3. Flavia Llizo, Judy Rosenblum, Betty Galan 4. Lourdes Tudela, Patricia Foller, Mirian Salazar, Gustavo Berroeta, Ifene Korge 5. Maikel Millo, Raquel Watters, Mimi Lopez, Gustavo Berroeta 6. Zaida Hernandez, Raquel Watters, Eigenia Legorguro 7. Edson Pires, Maureen Ruggiero 8. Natalie Nunez, Tina Tsoukalas 9. Taina Lewis, Hamilton, Cleopatra Bauduy 10. Patricia Foller, Ifene Korge, Raquel Watters, Bronwyn Miller 11. Lourdes Araujo, Maria Zenoz, Yudi Rosenblum, Laura Munilla

Encounters @ Lafayette 148 New York

Lafayette 148 New York debut its new collection at Brickell City Centre during an event benefitting Lotus House. — Photos by World Red Eye 1. Rachel Wagner Furst, Noelle Dubina, Maria Beguiristain 2. Victoria De La Cruz, Abbie & Becky Astorga 3. Ana Negri, Tracy koço, Noelle Dubina 4. Anna Frusciante, Noelle Dubina 5. Claudia Giardinella, Ana Maria De Pina, Chuky Reyna, Samantha Barrios 6. Vivianne Del Rio, Susan Whitebrook, Tara Solomon 7. Victoria De La Cruz, Noelle Dubina & Jhon Santos 8. Isabella Delloca, Anna Frusciante 9. Jackie Arango, Bob Del La Fuente 10. Louis Medina, Megan Boswell 11. Sara Wolfe, Tracy Slavens, Rachel Wagner Furst, Noelle Dubina, Maria Beguiristain 12. Carolina Lindo, Stephanie Cosmopolitan, Megan Boswell

Encounters @ The Sacred Space

The Class by Taryn Toomey at The Sacred Space welcomed top yogis and health enthusiasts to learn about attainable wellness. — Photos by World Red Eye 1. Joanne Stone, Raven Marie 2. Alexandra Nunez Haaf, Smilka Melgoza, Maria Elena Zapata 3. Laura Lefkowitz, Amanda Chantal Bacon, Maria Tettamanti 4. Julie Thurber, Donna Robinson, Aileen Febles

Encounters @ Osteopathic Center

Osteopathic Center’s IV Suite welcomed guests to learn about the newest IV techniques with live doctor demos and VIP promos. 1. Dr. Kristopher Goddard, D.O., Iryna Drach 2. Elizabeth Montenegro, Shateal Jackson 3. Lena Jamon Ratleff, Elise Harris 4. Stephanie Selassie, Traci Scaletta 5. Pedro Orellana, Iryna Drach, Charles Celesia

Encounters w/ The Melo Group

Dr. Jose Luis Ferreira De Melo celebrated his 80th Birthday with friends and family at the job site for his newest development on North Bayshore Drive with a special dinner at Doubletree by Hilton. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Frank Carrollo, Marcelo Alvarez, Laura Melo, Alejandro Holz, Santiago Holz, Jose Luis Melo, Martin Melo, Carlos Melo, Lara Melo, Silvia Melo, Ken Russell 2. Jose Luis Melo, Silvia Melo 3. Sara Arcila, Marcela Davila, Janet Morano, Sara Oquendo 4. Jaime Jaramillo, Edwin Monserratte, Nicolas Jaramillo

Encounters w/ Saks Fifth Avenue

STYLISH SEAS In partnership with Saks Fifth Avenue, North Sails hosted a VIP viewing party for their new collection aboard a private yacht during the 52 Super Series Royal Cup. 1. VIP Guests watching the 52 Super Series Royal Cup 2. Jorge Arauz, Lt. Col. Jorge A. Sibila 3. Dave Hughes, Lt. Col. Jorge A. Sibila 4. Jesus Rohena, Ramona Messore 5. Ruchel Louis-Coetzee, Jennifer Agress & Guest 6. Ramona

Encounters @ Lafayette 148 New York

143 1 3 4 FABULOUSLY ENGAGED Guests enjoyed cocktails, canapés and shopping at Lafayette 148 New York in Brickell City Centre in support of Lotus House. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Tara Salomon, Isabella Delloca Anna Frusciante Rachel Furst, Noelle Dubina, Maria Beguiristain 2. Tara Salomom, Adrienne Bon Haes 3. Noelle Dubina, Juan Capistran, Isabella Delloca 4. Rachel Furst, Isabella Delloca, Maria Beguiristain

Encounters @ Farrey’s Lighting + Bath

INNOVATIVE DESIGNS Looking to continue its mission to unveil local design talents, Farrey’s Lighting Design Contest returned for its 6th edition at the company’s North Miami showroom. 1. Arnauld Sursock, David Philips, Sue Kinard, Paige Farrey, Taylor Rios 2. Karol Ramirez, Simon Palacio Lopera, Taylor Rios 3. Betina Cavalcanti, Kristin Baumgarten, Asrar Farhah, Cayleth Vivas 4. Maria Bado, Maria Jose Martinez, Andrea Uran Cabral 5. Mariana Alvarez, Ricanno Sat, Karol Ramirez 6. Melissa Laderman, Ashley Mancina 7. Nicholas Gennari, Roberto Racy 8. Valentina Zerpa, Monica Caibet, Stephanie C. Rondon 9. Silvia Balladares, Simon Palacio Lopera, Angela Saturn

Encounters w/ Arbor Residences

The exclusive launch of Arbor Residences had guests enjoying garden cocktails, light bites and live music in a lush oasis where eco-living meets luxury. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Dan Hechtkopf, Nick Hamann, Jeremy Waks, Jay Parker, Sam Amoia 2. Elizabeth Perdomo, Stephanie Garcia, Tomer Alcalay, Caiti Pomerance 3. Ivette Rey, Sumita Sengupta, Nohra Pelaez 4. John Marazza, Sara Poses, Souto Tracee, Wagner 5. Jorge Morales, Darlene Summerlin, June & Rocky McGiboney 6. Vanessa Jaramillo, Abbie Lipton 7. Bruce Davis, Ivette Rey 8. Dan Hechtkopf, Sylvia Lu 9. Danny & Ani Buraglia 10. Tracy Koço, Esra Erdogan 11. Veronica Fedorko, Lesley Dunn 12. Julian Martin, Patrick Weir, Ketil M. Staalesen 13. Nick D’Annunzio, Sam Amoia

Encounters w/ The Melo Group

SPECIAL SOIREE A special dinner at Double Tree by Hilton was held for Dr. Jose Luis Ferreira De Melo in honor of his milestone 80th Birthday. The evening was filled with top entertainment and nostalgic memories with family and friends. 1. The Melo Family 2. Dr. Jose Luis Ferreira De Melo, Mayor Thomas Regalado, Carlos Ferreira De Melo, Martin Ferreira De Melo 3. Dr. Jose Luis Ferreira De Melo & Top Entertainers 4. Dr. Jose Luis Ferreira De Melo & Silvia Ferreira De Melo

Encounters w/ Mercy Hospital

Mercy Hospital hosted a special happy hour celebrating women’s heart health at Big Easy Wine Bar & Grill at Brickell City Centre. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Dr. Patrick Hourani, Dr. Gerardo Kahane, Dr. Alberto Interian, Dr. Kevin Coy, Dr. Humberto Machado, Sr., Dr. Anique Bryan, Dr. Shaun Smithson, Joseph Melchiode, Michelle Bookout 2. Shahela Swedman, Coral Lugaro, Viviana Reyes, Alicia Ortiz, Amanda Pena 3. Christine Wing, Paola Padovan, Alicia Ortiz, Tatyana Chiocchetti 4. Yani Pascual, Dr. Patrick Hourani, Ellen Nicholas, Karen Perez, Elain Vinas, Joseph D. Melchiode, Michelle Bookout, Yasmin Koch, Nicole Lathrop, Monica Couso, Alicia Ortiz 5. Joseph D. Melchiode, Michelle Bookout 6. Liliana Dones, Lilia Garcia 7. Simi Veit, Nichole Lathrop 8. Lourdes Jauregui, Alicia Ortiz, Georgina Blanca, Marietta Shams, Magaly Avalo 9. Kathryn & Kaitlyn Flynn, Rivera Monaly

Encounters @ Broadstone Brickell

Alliance Residential hosted a Broker event to celebrate the opening of Broadstone Brickell Apartments. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Erica Chanti, Esra Erdogan, Robert Hall, Laura Rodriguez 2. Arian Gomez, Roonie Cortez 3. Carl Clark, Sandy Moon 4. David, Kathy & David McDonald 5. Linet Gonzalez, Laura Rodriguez, Daniel Fernandez, Melissa Guadarramos, Joyce Rinck 6. Mauricio Perez, Andres De Lima 7. Priscilla Badger, Jennifer Antepara 8. Wendy Marmol, Vivian Sanchez 9. Shanin Johnson, Santo Illia Gino Carrieri 10. Megan Green, Jessica Rivero Socarras, Javier E. Iglesias, Amanda Martin

Encounters @ SLS Brickell

Luxury Concierge Network unveiled a state-of-the-art app at SLS Brickell that offers exclusive access to curated lifestyle content. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Jack Vega, Monica Clark, Hernan Del Llano, Carolina Serrano, Marcelo Rivero, Jonathan Comeaux 2. Barbara & Jardiel Abreu 3. Betty Alvarez, Lynette Janac 4. Gotmar Giron, Anne Morrissey 5. Bradley Farrell, Juan Carlos Romero 6. Rafael Leonor, Esra Erdogan, Tracy Koço, Kalyna Sanajko, Shelley Smiley

Encounters w/ Acqua Di Parma

Acqua Di Parma celebrated the grand opening of its first U.S. boutique in Brickell City Centre. — Photos by World Red Eye 1. Alphred Yez, Nadine Borgomanero, Daniel Borgomanero, Zully Agostini 2. Laura Burdese, Rene Gonzalez 3. Kim Caceres, Daisy Olivera, Hayley Sloman 4. Pedro Maal, Toni Rae Hundley, Leonardo Davalos

Encounters w/ One River Point

KAR Properties invited guests to an “Evening On The River” during the exclusive premiere of the new One River Point Sales Gallery. 1. Troy Taylor, Anastasia Clark, Sahab Karmely 2. Edgardo Defortuna, Yuri Bylina 3. Alejandro Bonnet, Tereza Gallo 4. Ana Abreu, Christofer Suarez, Maria Conde, Cristian Fernandez 5. Ana Maria Sanin, Ines Martins

Encounters w/ Musimelange

Guests travelled “Across Time” with Musimelange at the M Building where musicians paired up for an exceptional evening full of tastes from around the world and music of different eras. 1. Anne Chicheportiche, Ciro Fodere, Ashley Garritson 2. Patricia Gutiérrez, Isa Zapata, Lorena Coyle 3. Karen Weiner Escalera, Erin Lavan, Alana Millman 4. Guadalupe Pena De Mann, Gloria Fuenmayor 5. Mrs. & Mr. Chuck Porter

Encounters w/ Gran Paraiso

Guests were invited to a private book signing and intimate conversation with Paraiso Beach Club & Restaurant designers. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Mathy Garcia, Sonia Figueroa, Meyer Davis, Chris Tupper 2. Dagmara Sanchez, Carmen Casadella, Vivian Ravelo 3. Juan De Campos, Alejandra Castillo, Tony Doumet 4. Will Meyer, Christian Tupper 5. Harvey Cameo, Rafael Del Monte

Encounters @ Toro Toro

To kick off the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Toro Toro showcased new menu options and welcomed the restaurant’s new executive chef, Jhonnatan Contreras. — Photos by World Red Eye 1. Arminio Rivero, Mike Kovensky, Whitney McLees, Clayton Vanhooijdonk, Hadi Habib 2. Jhonnatan Contreras, Robert Hill, Richard Sandoval 3. Irina Samarkina, Jenn McDonald, Stella Estevez 4. Dale Hendrickson, Gia Abreu, Mike O’Connor

Encounters @ Copa Room

Miami celebrated the Grand Opening of Copa Room — the city’s only all-inclusive entertainment complex — with an evening of shows. — Photos by World Red Eye 1. Olesya Sanders, Irina Toma & friends 2. Vanessa Mendoza, Stephanie Lopez 3. Shaun Shahnazi, Dj Laz 4. Laura Mendoza, Gabriela Gatica 5. Javan Joslin, Nick D’Annunzio 6. Silvio Suarez, Karen Iahoud, Maria Rodriguez, Alejandra Salvador

Encounters w/ Miami Cit y Ballet

Miami City Ballet celebrated its 31st Annual Gala, raising more than $1 million to support Miami City Ballet’s work both onstage and in the community. 1. Tina Carlo, Susan Kronick, Michael Scolamiero, Lourdes Lopez 2. Alexa Wolman, Suzy Buckley Woodward, Hilary Trish 3. Alan Faena, Ximena Caminos, Lourdes Lopez, George Skouras 4. Isabel & Ruben Toledo, Lourdes Lopez 5. Adam & Alexa Wolman 6. Eva Silverstein, Lesli Brown 7. Dr. Margaret Eidson, Amy Carroll 8. Dr. Nathan Segal, Esme Segal 9. Jim & Bobi Eroncig 10. Pedro Maal, Leonardo Davalos 11. Jon & Nancy Bachelor

Encounters w/ PMG & S2 Development

Leaders of luxury living, health and wellness united with PMG and S2 Development to introduce a collaboration of Mind, Body & Soul with Deepak Chopra at the Four Seasons in Brickell. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Paul Schialla, Deepak Chopra, Kevin Maloney, Craig Studnicky 2. Andreina Borges, Anneliese Velazquez, Dinise Palenzona 3. Marie Mangouta, Roberto Hernandez, Elena Christodoulou 4. Petla Machaen, Silvia Lopez De Merza 5. Mary Cases, Sergio Lopez 6. Craig Studnicky, Claudio Stievelman 7. Ani Pinkert, Claudine Letz 8. Lynda Mariano, Briana Brumer 9. Ian Ludmir, Marc Schmulian 10. Gillian Fessler, Jaime Mass 11. Zenaida Figueroa, Raquel Kaufman 12. Veronica Gorson, Rachel Chackman 13. Sandra Pariente, Teda Melero

Encounters w/ El D orado Furniture

El Dorado Furniture welcomed guests to a 50 Years/50 Families community relations campaign kick-off celebration. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Pedro Capo, Carlos Capo, Luis Capo, Frank Carollo, Tomas Regalado, Julio Capo, Jesús Rene Capo, Roberto Capo 2. Luisa & Roberto Capo 3. Paola & Luis Capo, Paula Gonzalez, Yanet Capo 4. Rosy & Suen Capo 5. Fernando Bayas, Patricia Vargas, Mario Servando, Doral Mansalve, Lorenzo Garcia, Ernesto Espino, Soleida Sheinut, Pablo Maquieira 6. Oreste Lacesse, Maria Maldonado 7. Layza Fernandez, Daniel Navarrete 8. Makelly Scott, Phillips Vazquez 9. Gaby Romero, Anselmo Hernandez, Mayela Rosales, Melissa Alonso 10. Ramon Hernandez, Patty Ponce De Leon, Thais Diaz, Alieth Parets

Encounters @ Fashion On The Rocks

Stylish guests enjoyed cocktails and conversations with fashion devotees and styles icons during “Fashion On the Rocks” at Brickell City Centre. 1. Angeles Almuna, Danny Santiago 2. Miss Trish of Capri, Tara Solomon, Maria Beguiristain 3. Andreas Menge, Jessica Burns 4. Danie Gomez- Ortigoza, Criselda Breene 5. Dani Gonzalez, Kristina Kurzweil 6. Clare Laverty, Isabella Gallart 7. Danny Santiago, Sasha Wyroba, Jacinto Garcia 8. Dawn Dellapina, Meredith Spira 9. Danie Gomez-Ortigoza, Irma Martinez 10. Macarena Spittler, Karen Escalera 11. Fabian & Martina Basabe