Issue – September 2016

Picturesque Decadence

With strong attention to appliqués, embellishments and textures, the season is defined by mysterious, tender and romantic characters.

Style Minds

Meet a carefully curated selection of Miami fashion designers ready to have you looking your best from head-to-toe this season and beyond with collections that will make jaws drop and eyes flutter.

Style Prodigy

Ariel Swedroe Weinberg’s bold, colorful prints are both alluring and eye-catching. This 13-year-old fashion entrepreneur is making a name for herself in the world of fashion, art and tech with Swedroe Art To Wear by Ariel.

Musical Minication

No longer considered just the “Music City,” Nashville has become a destination for the romantically inclined, foodies and historical buffs. In short, Tennessee’s little darling is the place to set your sights on next.

Worthwhile Consideration

Location, location, location! It’s not just the mantra for buying the right investment properties, but is equally, or perhaps even more, important, when it comes to choosing where to do business.

Splendid Collaboration

From furniture to sculptural pieces and architectural commissions, Mark Newson has done it all. The latest endeavor from his creative brain is the Rolling Luggage by Louis Vuitton and Mark Newson.

Look Luster

Like a crown on a queen, a masterfully coiffed mane is the best accessory a lady can don. Lutz Karpf has the ladies lined up for fierce looks that turn heads throughout The Magic City and beyond.

Mind Your Business

Are you ready to take the plunge? Going into business for yourself? Is that entrepreneurial fire in the belly compelling you to action? Here are the top 3 business plan mistakes for you to tackle, before they tackle you.

Mission Accomplished

When Bestselling Author Jeffrey S. Stephens launched his nail-biting, page-turning first novel in 2007, its success would result in an unprecedented series that has the world on the edge of its seat anxiously awaiting the next installment.

Fashionable Fur

Having a relative in the business never hurts, especially when your “dad” is Marc Jacobs or Karl Lagerfeld, but the top canine/kitty models aren’t all insiders, there’s even a rescue dog on the list.

Maintenance Matters

When it comes to maintenance, repair, paint and collision, high-end European and exotic vehicles require special state-of-the-art equipment and the best technicians who are trained and licensed specifically for luxury vehicles.

River Reborn

KAR Properties leads the renaissance of the Miami River by bringing a new, never-before-seen level of luxury living, highlighted by the breathtaking architectural design of Rafael Vinoy.

Artist’s Touch

For Carlos Alves, creating big and small works of art from scratch with his wife J.C. is what makes living amongst art worth all the hard work it takes to create them.

Perfectly Packaged

Parcels of stylish finds are making their way to mailboxes near you thanks to a few subscription services that will help you step out stylishly without having to hit the mall.

Key Honor

Getting a “Key To The City” is a meaningful distinction given to highly esteemed residents and visitors, and Jose Luis Melo of The Melo Group is one of the latest local visionaries to have received the honor.

Miami’s Morocco

Breathe the exotic scent of herbs and spices in deep as you enjoy mani/pedis, waxes, facials, eyelash extensions and more at South Florida’s first Moroccan-themed spa at Hair By Hisham.

Prime Ingredients

El Churrasco’s fine Premium Aberdeen Angus Beef raised on their farms in Argentina and Uruguay as well as the celebrated signature wines from their vineyards in Rioja, Spain, are now available at their first U.S. location on Brickell.

On-Demand Classes

Imagine the decadence of being able to go to a spin class without leaving your home. That’s just what Peloton does as it delivers live-streaming classes to their state-of-the-art cycles.

Royal Slumber

Though most people think of platform beds as key components of modern bedroom décor, they actually date back to King Tut who had a gilded ebony platform-style bed.

Budding Boutiques

Miami is not just a party destination with amazing beaches and beautiful people — we’ve turned into a fashion mecca with curated boutiques and a laissez fare disposition when it comes to style.

Best Accessory

Fall is upon us, and that means it’s time to do a little sprucing up in the wardrobe department.

Modern Mogul

Some say that gold ties are the new black tie — and the Hex Tie Freedom Sol is not for the fashion faint of heart.

The 411

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

Genuine Gins

Ready to take flight? Let Alexis Sanchez show you the way around the world with 40 types of gin and plenty of flight options at The Traymore Gin Bar, the only gin-tasting destination in the region.

Amore d’Estate

This elegant summer cocktail is chill, sophisticated and deliciously dry, with that feeling of luxury decadence that everybody loves.

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

When it comes to bar menus across the world, a drink’s name can make it bubble to the top of patrons’ must-haves or have it fall flat. Join us as we trace the past, present and future of cocktail nomenclature at a bar near you.

Plating Power

Nowadays, a culinary creation not only needs to taste good, it needs to look good. If nobody’s reacting to your delicious dishes on social media or otherwise, you may need to pay a little more attention to plating.

Dare To Wear?

From runways to street style, fashion flashbacks are making a comeback. Here are some we’ve been keeping an eye on but the question is: Is it whack? Or do we bring it back?

Real World Encounters

Step by step, experience everyday glamour situations on the casual streets of Miami and beyond.

Sparkling Success

When you’re looking to buy that dazzling diamond sparkler for your special someone, Freddy’s Certified Diamonds & Fine Jewelry should be the one and only stop on your quest for the perfect piece.

Backyard Rooms

When one considers the amount of relaxation, recreation and socializing opportunities provided by a well-equipped pool area, it’s a wonder everyone doesn’t have one. Thankfully, there’s plenty of options out there for those who do.

Stylish Living

California Closets provides creative solutions for almost any space imaginable. From Murphy Beds to sliding doors, entertainment centers, pantries, playrooms, garages, laundry rooms, linen closets, mudrooms and much more, they are consistently raising the standard of customized storage solutions.

Swim Spectacular

OndadeMar hosted previewed their 2017 Swimwear Collection at East Miami complete with a fashion show and VIP after party where guests danced the night away.

Giving Thanks

United Way hosted their 2016 Annual Meeting & Volunteer Awards Ceremony at Jungle Island where 4 community leaders and an outstanding student were honored.

Total Homerun

The Marlins Foundation hosted the 9th Annual Fish ‘N’ Chips Casino Party to benefit its youth baseball initiative, RBI.

River Renaissance

One River Point hosted a leisurely afternoon of rosé to celebrate Miami’s riverfront renaissance.

Viva Colombia

Colombia initiated their first edition of Fashion For Breakfast Colombia during an event entitled “The World Buys Colombian Products” at District 900 organized by ProColombia in anticipation of the Miami SwimShow.

Top Producers

Dozens of Miami’s top real estate brokers gathered at the Aria On The Bay Sales Center in celebration of the luxury project’s top producers.

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.