Issue – December 2013

Aces

Meet the people who are shaping the future of business with every handshake, transaction and bottom line. The passion, attitude, outlook and savvy they all share has yielded an ingrained need to succeed no matter what the consequences. These inspirational visionaries are some of the top leaders of today and tomorrow who will inspire, motivate and in many cases complement the very goals that keep you going. After all, business is all about who you know, isn’t it?

The Epitome Of Living

The Collection Residences at Château Beach in Sunny Isles are at once luxurious and breathtaking featuring panoramic views, top-notch amenities and everything else you’d desire in the residence of your dreams.

The Gift Of Excellence

In place of a long list of resolutions that end up empty promises, or some sparkling new material possession that will only give temporary gratification to an immediate desire, give yourself the greatest gift you have ever had this holiday season and dive into self-discovery while building a tribe of brilliance.

Libation Heaven

Perricone’s is known for its classic Italian food and its welcoming ambiance, but if you’ve neglected the cocktail menu here, then you owe them another visit.

Super Sips

No longer a cocktail wasteland, our eclectic tip of The Sunshine State is quickly gaining national and international respect where it matters: At the bar.

Strong Start

Tito Gil founded a website that provides online community engagement for entrepreneurs via a virtual tool that maps professional resources and lists small businesses in Miami and beyond.

Pooch Savers

Isaac Saiz & Caroline Gallina of Save The Strays are working to give a new lease on life to animals in need around our community.

Baked Goodness

Ah, the holiday season, that magical time where we gather together around hearth and home with loved ones to celebrate and share our joys. This year the baked goods you treat your family and friends to can be mindful indulgences.

Royal Treatment

Want a personal shopping experience that takes individual attention to the next level? Visit Chez Jeanton by Kalena Jeanton.

Beach Life

Call it the best of both worlds: a luxury beach club resort with all the amenities of a convenient downtown location.

Kid Power

Miami’s Kydoo Center features so many things to do and see that families will be thoroughly entertained every second of each visit.

Float On

The light-speed pace of working on Brickell causes stress. While most days we thrive on this stress, there are times we need to get completely away from it all.

Learning Endeavors

This holiday don’t give him another tie or her more perfume, instead expand their horizons with a class designed to get their creative juices flowing.

VIP Sweat

There’s a new way to get fit in town inspired by our epic nightlife — and it just might be the best move you ever made.

Be Illuminated

We all want to be radiant, don’t we? While it may not always be easy, with Alfaparf Milano’s re-launch of their iconic Semi Di Lino line, at least now it’s easy to have your hair shine brilliantly.

Light The Way

If you’re ready for a nice roadtrip around Florida, you may want to consider driving off with a goal to see as many of the state’s remaining lighthouses as possible while they’re still standing strong.

A Legend Reborn

The 7th Generation Chevy Corvette is undeniably the best ever. A true supercar in all regards except for its price, it combines a great interior with the ability to exceed the best efforts of many Italian and German supercars.

Designer Sounds

The Model L Wireless is everything you could want in a sound system: It pumps out amazingly crystal-clear sound, it’s an all-in-one system and it will add to the décor of any room.

Speak Your Mind

“No egos, just expression”: Don’t you wish that motto could be applied in your life every day? Well, at least you can take that desire and run with it once a week at SpeakFridays, an open-mic night that’s sure to get you talking.

Tiny Living

Want to reduce your impact on the environment, and perhaps reap a host of other improvements to your life? It might be time to go small when choosing where to live.

Power Emails

Looking for a way to grow your business and significantly increase cash influx without expending a huge outlay? The answer is something you’re already paying for and probably have blinking on your screen right now: your email.

Open-Faced

These sophisticated time-tellers have nothing to hide and everything to say to you and the world — one tick-tock at a time.

Stunning Realism

We all love the look of a real Christmas tree, but maintenance can be difficult, especially during the busy holiday season.

Brand Genius

Want the right agency to make your product ready for the world? Enter branding and design firm KingCreative.TV, specializing in responsive design and mobile marketing.

Power Bonds

I’ve always believed that friends come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. Sometimes we’re forced into friendships through family or school (reason); other times people come into our lives because of a job, a temporary hobby or even summer vacation (season).

POWER POURS

The Johnnie Walker Blue Label & Alfred Dunhill Limited Edition Collection was created as the ideal gift to toast extraordinary occasions.

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, announcements, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida.

Exquisite Escape

The weather, the history, the beaches, the food and wine are all excellent reasons to visit Portugal & The Madeira Islands any time of the year — but a couple of special New Year’s packages may make NOW the perfect time to book the trip of a lifetime.

Up, Up & Away

Owning a private jet is high up on anyone’s bucket list, but that level of ownership requires a lot of effort. Conversely, fractional ownership or charters means you only spend an amount commensurate with actual air time, plus you get the services of experienced pilots and maintenance crew, the ability to choose the exact aircraft each trip requires and a constantly upgraded fleet.

TOP TIER

Frances Aldrich Sevilla-Sacasa, CEO of Downtown Miami-based Banco Itaú International, has had quite the career in the financial services industry, helming some of the world’s most respected wealth management organizations all from her headquarters in The Magic City, and all with a signature optimism and outlook that’s all her own.

Luxurious Ponderings

Luxury: trinkets, baubles, toys and creature comforts on a grand scale, yet in Miami luxury is more about a state of mind and a heavy dose of visual indulgence…

Bank Of The World

Banco do Brasil Americas was born from a rich history. Their parent company is Banco do Brasil, the largest bank in asset size in Latin America, with 205 years of experience in financial services, and, as with anything, there’s no substitute for experience.

Comfy Drink

When it comes to amping up your libation arsenal this season, this traditional wassail recipe has a few twists that will keep you coming back for seconds and thirds.

Holiday Lights!

Make sure to add these lighting essentials to your wishlist to ensure that every nook and cranny of your home is illuminated to its full potential.

Cultural Metamorphosis

Known for its beaches, nightlife, food, fashion and fun, Miami is now ready to take its rightful place center stage on the global art scene with the opening of Pérez Art Museum Miami.

Season’s Dazzle

These breathtaking pieces are sure to get you all the attention you deserve during the social season and beyond — all you have to worry about is deciding which parties to RSVP for.

Popular Property

ISG World, the exclusive sales & marketing firm for Vizcayne, invited brokers to a private broker event in the penthouse of the South Tower to announce new incentives.

Building Up

One of the world’s biggest architecture firms showed off why it’s named after Dame Zaha Hadid during a private gathering for 100 influencers in arts, culture & real estate as a prelude to Art Basel.

Stylish Opening

ONE Sotheby’s International Realty held their opening at their new Key Biscayne office with grand style serving up cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and plenty of music.

Royal Rugs

The Rug Company announced their new partnership with Alexander McQueen for their much buzzed-about latest collection.

Popular

Fine Designs

Meet some of South Florida’s most revered interior designers. Their insights, taste and dedication are sure to get you thinking about which areas in your home need a little extra spruce up.

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida.