Issue - April 2018

INSIDER’S MIAMI

The phrase “Welcome to Miami” takes on new meaning at the InterContinental Miami where there are various programs for guest to partake in. In fact, they don’t even need to step foot outside the hotel to experience the flavor of our unique city during a stay.

TRUE LOVE

Next year, the Cartier LOVE Bracelet turns 50, yet its aesthetic remains as significant as when the first one appeared in the summer of 1969.

IN GOOD TASTE

Citi Taste Of Tennis featured food prepared by leading chefs and appearances by the world’s top tennis players in the heart of Miami.

PIG OUT

Nautilus South Beach kicked off SOBEWFF Weekend with an all-you-can-eat Backyard BBQ in partnership with acclaimed New York restaurant Pig Beach Brooklyn.

GORGEOUS SHOWCASE

Agua De Coco by Liana Thomaz invited guests to shop the brand’s latest collection at Bossa Concept.

LEGACY MAKERS

In partnership with SOBEWFF, Women Of Tomorrow welcomed over 100 guests to a dinner hosted by James Beard Award Winner Alon Shaya & Jose Icardi at the Delano Hotel.

STYLE SIZZLE

A Giuseppe Zanotti private luncheon at Brickell City Centre welcomed philanthropists and style influencers to celebrate Dana Shear while sipping bubbles, enjoying delectable bites and shopping the gorgeous new “Endless Summer” Collection, fronted by model-of-the-moment Bella Hadid.

SOUNDS OF SUCCESS

New World Symphony celebrated their 30th Anniversary with a special gala entitled: “Passing It On: 30 Years Of Musical Innovation.”

GENERATIONS OF GENEROSITY

United Way of Miami-Dade’s giving communities hosted volunteer activities to engage with abuelitos in the community: LINC helped Southwest Social Services; and Young Leaders reunited with the residents of Robert King High Towers.

SIP & SAVOR

Sushiato celebrated their highly anticipated Grand Opening in Brickell where guests got a taste of the menu while sipping Foss Marai Prosecco throughout the evening.

TROPICAL FLAIR

HistoryMiami Museum transformed Hialeah Park into a tropical oasis with its 2nd Annual tropical nights-themed Flamingo Ball.

ITALIAN IMPACT

La Centrale officially becomes Miami’s next dining hotspot with the launch of the new Italian-themed mulit-story food hall at Brickell City Centre.

MEETING OF THE MINDS

Brown Harris Stevens held its second BHS Miami Annual Meeting at East Hotel in Brickell City Centre to celebrate the success of the firm in the Miami market

DANCE ON

Miami City Ballet celebrated the 25th Anniversary of MCB School with a spectacular On Pointe Gala at Faena Forum, raising more than $735,000 to support the school.

THE 411

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

ROOFTOP REFRESHER

Best enjoyed from the balcony of an artfully decorated hi-rise, this Hugo Spritz cocktail is a must-have while enjoying the perks of Magic City living.

A LIFE OF GIVING

We’ve all heard that the secret to happiness is giving to others. In fact, recent MRI technology shows that giving stimulates the same parts of the brain as food and sex, showing that altruism is hardwired into our nature.

HEROES IN DISGUISE

What constitutes a generous donation depends on the individual. For some on a tight budget, $10 is huge, while others may be able to provide a multi-million dollar donation. Here are several examples of the power of donations that may well have represented the life savings of the donors.

THE CRUX OF WANT

How to remedy being insatiable? When your pursuit of happiness equates to a ravenous need for more, it might be time to re-evaluate your priorities.

PASSPORT TO PURPOSE

Combining philanthropy with travel is an excellent way to see the world, have an authentic experience and give back. Once reserved for the ultra-wealthy or missionaries, these days everyone is going.

ALWAYS SUNNY

The breathtaking views from this beachfront luxuriously remodeled condo at Trump Royale in Sunny Isles Beach will take your breath away from sunrise to sunset.

YOU MAY SAY I’M A DREAMER

Celebrating the arrival of springtime by portraying the best the fashion season has to offer.

STRONGER TOGETHER

The latest trends of the season combine to yield looks that represent the modern-day philanthropist — proving once more that when it comes to creating a better world, the only rule is that there are no rules.

ANGELS AMONG US

Meet a few top-tier professionals who pack every iota of free time with philanthropic activity in the hopes of doing their part to help make the world a better place.

SHELF AWARENESS

A tireless advocate and self-published author to boot, Sherria Elliot’s life and works prove that no one is voiceless if they have the determination to be heard.

SO HARD FOR THE MONEY

An original in a sea of imitators, Magic City music scene bastion Mr. Brown is on strike for the rights of DJs around the world to get paid what they deserve.

BEAUTY & A CAUSE

Beauty brands are stepping up and going beyond just helping you look good — many are using their platforms to stand by a charitable cause. Check out a few great products that support philanthropic initiatives around the world. 

MEDICAL SCIENCE

The most advanced surgical platform today, Robotic Surgery is minimally invasive with less pain, reduced blood loss, less scarring, shorter hospital stays and faster recovery. Best of all, it’s available locally at Mercy Hospital.

FASHIONISTA FAB

A vibrant new location in the Miami Design District allows Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet to more-extensively cater to the modern and innovative women of Miami.

EYE-CATCHING

Forget full lips and prominent cheekbones, eyes are by far the most beautiful part of the face, with lash lifts and eyelash extensions from Rik Rak Salon key factors in today’s haute looks.

CREATIVE EYE

Great pet photography elevates pictures of animals into an art form. Paola Paladini’s photos honor the bonds we have with the furry members of our family and bring as many smiles to our faces as the pets do themselves.

GOING, GOING…SOLD!

The sights, sounds and smells of a live car auction are an intoxicating mix. If you really are serious about “just looking,” bring duct tape to keep you hand from going up as the gavel comes down.

SUCCESS PETS

An ideal way to celebrate the season of regrowth, what makes for a more fascinating Easter morning surprise than a chocolate rabbit? Why, a living, breathing 4-legged friend of your very own!

THE BALANCING ACT

The world’s wealthiest philanthropists share their views on life, success and finding balance, one good deed at a time.

TAKE ME HIGHER

Tell us the truth: Is there anything more quintessentially Miami than savoring a craft cocktail from an elegantly outfitted rooftop bar? Below we’ve cataloged our fiercest choices for the best sky-high saloons in which to sip away the sunset.

SUNNY SIDE UP

A Magic City migrant thoroughly in love with the city he sustains, self-taught street artist Beau Bradbury reminds us what it’s like to fall in love with our awesome urban environ.

DOWNTOWN DELIGHT

The feminine, understated, glamorous, trend-led and bold collections of Maje are ideal for South Florida women who juggle many personal and professional roles in one 24-hour cycle.

Learning Leaders

At KLA Elementary School, they believe in an education that is not based on one single theory. Its teachers offer students the resources that they need to feel confident and become active citizens in their communities.

SKINNY STYLE

While a bulky wristwatch straight off a Navy SEAL makes a significant statement, occasionally one desires a more refined and elegant means of keeping track of time. For black-tie events and really special occasions, consider the Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Automatic.

BALLER BALLADS

A month-long initiative inundating our locals with luxurious lyrics of the highest caliber, the O, Miami Poetry Festival is frankly the most important community carouse of the year.

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Fashion Statements

Presented by Brickell City Centre. When it comes to expressing individual style, no other city in the world even comes close to Miami. Herewith: A collection of well-dressed professionals ready to make heads turn in and out of the boardroom.

From Runway To Rembrandt

Entirely unafraid to blur the already ambiguous lines between creativity and couture, Zenith Art & Fashion is a breathtaking boon to our city’s many standout savants.