Put the two together and you’ve got the Behind The Scenes Experience at Boucheron, where you get to spend two nights at Le 26, Boucheron’s stunning Place Vendôme Apartment. You’ll also meet Boucheron Creative Director Claire Choisne and enjoy exclusive access to the house’s workshops and design studio, where you’ll get an up-close look at the artistry that goes into creating each spectacular piece, including the exclusive Perle Au Tresor, a precious objet d’art which opens to reveal a necklace, bracelet and two brooches that you get to take home with you. To make you feel even better, $35,000 of the purchase price will be donated to The Heart of Neiman Marcus Foundation; $695,000; 305.930.7603. NeimanMarcus.com.
Billionaire philanthropist, entrepreneur and contemporary art collector Jorge M. Pérez unveiled his highly anticipated experimental arts center, El Espacio 23, with an intimate preview event for local community leaders and South Florida cultural luminaries
Turkey with stuffing. The Christmas ham. Blackeyed peas, cornbread and collard greens for good luck in the New Year. Enough holiday food. It’s time to remember that we live in the south and nothing is more tropical than delicious, nutritious avocados.