It’s hard to believe it was only a year ago since a pair of enterprising young women from Venezuela decided to invigorate Miami with exquisite, hand-selected pieces from up-and-coming Australian designers. But that’s precisely how long Quiwi House and its founders Ana & Mariana Quintero have been fiercely recasting the island’s concept of cool. Now a must-stop for every woman within breeze-reach of Key Biscayne, Quiwi House follows a fantastic global trend of new designers erupting from Down Under. From casual wear to dinner attire, this bustling boutique has you covered no matter what the occasion; QuiwiHouse.com.
Some of the most unforgettable experiences for Rodrigo Vianna, MD, PhD, are when he comes across a patient who is now an adult and he performed a transplant on them as a baby. Seeing them older, living healthy lives, doing the things they love, is an ongoing inspiration.
The Chihuahua breed’s origins are steeped in mystery. It’s widely believed that they are direct descendants of the Techichi — a small dog of Chinese ancestry that dates back to Mayan times. It’s possible that explorers bred the Techichi with a small hairless dog, and the Chihuahua was the result.