Designer Dominique Siby is closely involved with the entire creative process of her company, from selecting fabrics to the final product. “Every time I bought clothes, I saw that they could have been done in another way,” says the longtime Miami resident. “I always wanted to add something different.” Work on the head-turning luxury bags began while Siby was working the clothing line. “Since I travel a great deal, I always loved duffel bags, and once I started working with exotic leathers like python, crocodile and ostrich, I decided to create my own bags, and now I’m also doing women’s handbags and shoes.” Best of all, 95% of Felio Siby production is handmade in Italy; 305.640.5332; FelioSiby.com.
Bringing new meaning to “must-have,” the pandemic has ushered in a new trend — blinged out face masks, cloth coverings, PPE, shields, neck gaiters, bandanas — whatever you decided to wear, these unexpected fashion accessories can literally save lives.
Buying a luxury home is a matter of prestige — and why not? After all, most luxury home/condo owners have bought their pride and joy with hard-earned money. They want to live in residences that announce their arrival and offer an enhanced quality of life. Here are three prime examples.