Issue – September/October 2009

Serious SERIES

Avant Gallery and Fabulous Miami hosted a cocktail reception celebrating the exhibition finale of the Summer Pop Art Series with a special tribute to The King of Pop.

IN FOCUS

The Terra Group hosted the Miami International Film Festival, Miami Film Society and Georgetown Club of Miami at 900 Biscayne Bay to honor the Miami International Film Festival’s 2009 Florida Focus Winners.

ART STYLE

Green Grass presented LaLucca’s ArtBags to benefit Kids Hope United in an unforgettable trunk show. Guests saw the complete design process of these unique handbags: from the painting of the canvases to their transformation into clutches.

The REAL ITALIAN

Puntino Downtown’s recent arrival onto the radars of authentic Italian food lovers in South Florida has left a good taste in everyone’s mouth thanks to their delicious traditional Italian menu with Mediterranean influences. Benvenuto!

Brickell beauty

Once again Trini in Private had the city’s most beautiful people under the same roof with the opening of Trini’s newest salon at 941 Brickell Ave.

Nocturnal Networking

Skyline Realty International recently hosted a special “Midsummer Night” at The Miami River Lounge at The Epic. South Florida’s movers-and-shakers networked the night away in elegant attire.

BIRTHDAY GIVING

The Viceroy Miami’s Club 50 hosted Ish Santiago’s Birthday Food Drive with the Tim Hardaway Foundation. Notable guests included Hardaway, Kim Bacardi, Ruby Bacardi, Jillian Jacobson-Altit and Senator Frederica Wilson.

Oh, WHAT A LAUNCH!

OMG! Who knew the lure would be so intense? Hundreds showed up to The River Lounge at Epic for the highly anticipated launch of FabulousMiami.com, a new private online social club catering to networking professionals of all ages. Drinks, food and dozens of raffled goodies kept guests entertained. At the end of the evening, everyone left a winner.

PARTY SQUARED

Brickell Magazine’s “Top 20 Under Forty” and “Dressed For Success” cover guys and gals joined Photographer Jose Amigo to celebrate the iconic covers that graced the summer editions of the magazine. After the party, it was announced that the “Top 20 Under Forty” cover earned a 2009 Gold Ink Pewter Award! There’s a lot to live up to next year!

FASHION TIME

TechnoMarine joined forces with Cosmopolitan En Español at The Setai on Miami Beach for Summer Splash, an afterparty for “Premios Juventud” showcasing the hottest swimwear trends.

Diversions

Your guide to the best entertainment, shopping, dining, libations & relaxation in South Florida.

AROUND The WORLD

Relish in a sneak peek of life aboard The World and begin to plan your adventure traveling the globe with all of the comforts of home at your fingertips inside the planet’s most exclusive residential vessel at sea.

Pretty in the City

When it comes to beauty, Trini of Trini in Private Salon & Spa dominates. From several established salons throughout South Florida to a couple of new ventures with L’Oréal, it seems glamour has found a new home with Trini — and the best part is everyone wins.

9to5

Join us on a stylish eight-hour adventure through the concrete jungles of Brickell with a working girl who likes to dress the part on and off the clock, no matter what the occasion.

Let’s Get Social!

Visit these hubs of networking to get the drinks flowing and the courses coming as you handshake your way up the social ladder.

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?

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Trend Friends

At RikRak, the personal touch approach reigns supreme. Owners Ric and Raquel Watters have created a stylish environment where anyone that visits feels like part of the family. Their daughters, Lily and Chloe, have been the face of the brand since they were little girls.

PROFESSIONAL ASCENT

The elevator pitch, the introductions, the handshakes. Sometimes it takes an entire village to kick-start a career. We scoured the neighborhood to bring you some organizations that’ll keep you in the loop as you climb the corporate and social ladders that make The Magic City tick.

Popular

Daring David

DB + Partners was founded not out of ambition, but out of desperation and serendipity when David Berry was fired from a big advertising shop which he had wanted to quit, but hadn’t. They took the decision out of his hands, and he took the leap.

Wow Factor

Una Residences invited guests and top brokers to their Sales Gallery for an evening of celebrating the project’s incredible offerings.