One need not even visit the bustling byways of Brickell or sexy, sun-soaked South Beach to reckon with one undeniable fact: When it comes to fashion, Miami is no slouch. What is sometimes unknown to the many visitors of our scenic ciudad is that Miami’s deep-seated ties to the couture industry cut much deeper than most imagine. Exuberantly exhibited by the wife of famed Miami Modernist Architect Alfred Browning Parker and Mrs. John Lily, the devastating dresses on display at HistoryMiami are the product of the singular imagination of Jay Anderson, Designer & Owner of POSH, Inc., a Miami-based firm that boasts sales to all of the nation’s top department stores. Anderson’s imaginative designs and fabric combinations made POSH into the largest couture business in the Southeastern U.S. Closed down after Anderson’s retirement in the ‘80’s, fans of his inventive eye and undeniable skill carefully covet the pieces they’re fortunate enough to own; HistoryMiami.org.
We scoured The Magic City to bring you what we deem to be the next generation of business leaders at the tip of The Sunshine State. These young professionals represent a variety of industries and excel at their respective crafts with superior sophistication and their own unique blend of style and savvy. All have managed to seamlessly balance their careers with their personal lives while continuously giving back to the community that has helped mold them into who they are. Without further ado, flip this page to meet this year’s Top 20 Under 40.
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