Issue – January 2018

POWER HOUSES 2018

In one of the country’s most expensive municipalities, to say real estate is at a premium is an understatement. Interested in knowing more about the professionals who make living in Miami a reality, we’ve gathered some of Miami’s most successful realtors and found out just what it is that makes these titans tick.

JURASSIC JAWDROPPER

What do you put in your new multi-million dollar Miami penthouse that will make even your most jaded neighbors gasp in awe?

CREATIVE MUSINGS

Biltmore Parc hosted a reception featuring entertainment, networking and an exhibition of works by world-renowned artists.

BEAUTIFUL EVENING

Hair By Hisham hosted a special “Jingle & Mingle” holiday party at their Coconut Grove location, welcoming their expert team as well as clients from around South Florida to join in the festivities.

FESTIVE CELEBRATION

A spectacular tree lighting by the bay took place when Mercy Hospital hosted “All Aboard: The Mercy Express” complete with complimentary photos with Santa, train rides and free hot chocolate and churros for the holidays.

CITY AWE

Lineaire, Miami DDA and The Real Deal hosted the 4th Annual Building A Better Miami Event at the Lineaire Showroom.

STARRY SOIREE

Associates and staff of Brown Harris Stevens celebrated their annual holiday party in style, overlooking Coconut Grove Marina while enjoying an evening of dinner and dancing under a canopy of stars.

GOOD VIBES

The City of Miami inaugurated November 9th as Shalva Day with a celebration at Brickell City Centre honoring Shalva, a nonprofit dedicated to aiding those with disabilities of all ages.

LUXURY LIVING

KAR Properties hosted an invitation-only event at the One River Point site with Vanquish Yachts to showcase the waterfront lifestyle One River Point will provide its residents.

INSPIRED SOIREE

Robeco opened Art Basel with a live painting session by Leonardo Hidalgo with approximately 100 guests comprised of financial execs, collectors and art enthusiasts.

WINTER’S FINEST

Globaltex Fine Linens invited guests to a special fashion show at their showroom for their Winter Collection featuring Designer Gigliola Gomez.

TIMEPIECE INSIGHT

Audemars Piguet hosted a deluxe evening together with Richard Mille and Westime at Brickell City Centre, including a panel discussion on luxury timepieces and an exclusive look into the high-end watch brands carried in the three stores.

FOREVER GLAM

Irene Zingg & Federica Riveroll invited guests to a showcase of the latest Sazingg Fall/Winter jewelry collection with proceeds from sales benefitting Fundación Venezolana Pro-Cura De La Parálisis.

LEADERS OF TOMORROW

Global entrepreneurs gathered at Cantina La Veinte for the inaugural dinner of Endeavor Miami’s 76th International Selection Panel.

SIGHTS, SIPS & SOUNDS

Art, wine and jazz took center stage at UVA Bar inside Atton Brickell Miami with Artium Miami during a special launch event.

TO THE RESCUE

Cantina La Veinte hosted a special evening sponsored by Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Saks Fifth Avenue and Sazingg to benefit Mexico Earthquake victims under the umbrella of Joshua’s Heart Foundation.

FASHION RUNWAY

Patricia Field, the Emmy Award- Winning costume designer for Sex And The City hosted an ARTFASHION Runway Show during Miami Art Week at White Dot Gallery in Wynwood.

ARTFUL DINE

KAR Properties and RBC Wealth Management hosted a private dinner during Art Week at The Setai in Miami Beach.

ROSÉ MUSINGS

Always eager to stretch the limits of our oenophilic knowledge, below we take on a tasty, if tepid, taboo gaining new traction in the U.S and around the world.

BARTOP SPECIAL

An established mixologist who’s devoted his life to top-notch Magic City service, Toro Toro’s Adam Beech gives us the skinny on life behind one of Miami’s most brilliant bartops.

CRAZY BEAUTIFUL

It’s easy to shake our heads at tattoocrazed Millennials roaming our many malls and shopping centers, but a look back reveals much dodgier beauty practices hanging from the family tree.

CRYPTO, DECIPHERED

Anyone who’s anyone watching our markets knows that cryptocurrency is a hot topic. Discover how Miami is taking a crucial role in this seemingly cryptic phenomenon.

Condo Hacks

The view. The close proximity to everything. The immediate influx of (mostly) cool neighbors. Having a bird’s eye view of the city from your balcony is one of the best ways to experience Miami — for locals and transplants alike. Whatever challenge may arise, there’s a solution to resolve it. Herewith: Brickellites share ways they’ve eased into hi-rise living.

In a minimalist minute

No one can deny that the Minimalist Movement has climbed the ladder of our consciousness in the past few years. As more and more people begin to realize the benefits of this clutter-free, antichaos lifestyle, there’s only one thing left to do: Try it and see for yourself.

Lunar New Year

Step into the unknown and celebrate a new beginning.

GAME OF DRONES

Head and shoulders above the competition, Hagen Rottke and the rest of the dynamite staff at Miami Aerial are rewriting the way we think about real estate photography.

Hidden gems

Join us as we showcase the colorful history and unmatched allure of some of Miami’s most secret, exclusive neighborhoods, all just a short scenic drive from the city’s core.

FINANCIAL CREDENTIALS

Credit scores are an integral part of our lives, yet we don’t think of them until we need a loan. Many people don’t even know what goes into their score or how to improve it. The following are some helpful facts as well as some interesting trivia.

ANCIENT ANTIDOTE

The ancient art of tai chi is more than just a stress-relieving exercise. There are a plethora of hidden benefits associated with this form of martial arts, and some of them may surprise you.

SCENIC STROLL

A magnificent monument to the singular can-do character of our city, is there any more stunning before-and-after montage than the ones below?

POWER PLAYS

An artful (and advertorial) solution to that most vexing of modern day maladies, Chargello and its founders have found fertile new ground for advertising.

BE BOND

Although we didn’t realize it at the time, the 2019 Aston Martin Vantage is essentially the DB11 created for the 2015 James Bond movie Spectre. Now we can all have Bond’s car.

TRUE INSPIRATION

From a tough start as an orphaned boy in Havana to an esteemed professional that has dedicated his life to preventing domestic violence, Dr. Sergio Llanes went from dark times to a pillar of his community.

FASHION WITH CONSCIENCE

Miami has turned into a world-class destination recognized for its effervescent nightlife, beaches, and increasingly, for its conscientious fashion. Check out 3 boutiques leading the way.

INDULGENT HOMEGOODS

Globaltex Fine Linens offers a wide range of exquisite bathrobes, bath towels, pool/beach towels, bedding such as duvets, bed sheets and pillowcases and many custom-made products out of their Miami showroom.

BAT TIME

Bruce Wayne (and his alter ego Batman) is well known for his impeccable sense of style and an insistence on only the most reliable equipment. Now there is a timepiece that is ideally suited for both personas.

HOW SWEET IT IS

A soulful solution to Southern Florida’s unfortunate lack of traditional roots music, J. M. & The Sweet consummate musicality and slick lyricism make for a superbly satisfying listen.

Success Pets

It’s something that many Miami citizens run into: Newly gifted a hound for the holidays, just how do you ensure you keep that hi-rise condo carpet clean while still properly training your little bundle of joy?

TECHNO-DECORATING

Augmented Reality (AR) has been generating a lot of buzz recently and with good reason. It’s transforming how consumers shop for their home and taking the guesswork out of design.

GARDEN PARTY

An oasis of calm in an already beautiful section of our city, Miami Beach Botanical Gardens is a must-visit for residents and tourists alike.

Popular

The 2018 Top Professionals Under Forty

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.

Royally Ready

This month Prince Harry is set to marry American-born actress and humanitarian Meghan Markle. Here are some beauty finds that will have any gal feeling like a future royal.