Alaire Harris is represented by Runways: The Talent Group for whom she does her fair share of promoting couture brands, while her acting ability has landed her roles in commercials for Unisom and EpiPen…but that’s only a percentage of her creative output. She also fashions functional, chic pieces of wearable art. The distinction between rusted ironwork with strikingly polished accents could spin her into a new line of ornamental wear — or she may see the golden ratio, a naturally occurring mathematical relationship, in a mangrove forest which could later become earrings or a swirling brooch. And this artist is not only motivated by surface beauty, her Freedom Bangles Series honors Black History by imprinting copper bracelets with the prison intake numbers of Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to remind us of sacrifices they made to advance civil rights; LairaLou.com.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we introduce you to a few of Miami’s most dynamic Latino leaders who are breaking the mold and making the city thrive
Tax attorney Suzanne DeWitt is a financial artist. She takes a canvas and paints a picture, which is the design principle of tax minimization. While she is well versed in the rules, she takes a practical, more entrepreneurial approach, passionately finding the best solution of what clients not only shouldn’t be doing, but also what they should, for each individual situation. She’s a deal maker, not a deal breaker.