Just east of The Falls you’ll find a welcoming hello from Jennifer Vosters Kaloti and her college-aged sidekick that mans the front desk at boutique consignment store The Recycled Closet. They love all things fashion and are quick to find you just what you need, for half the price, for that party, date or even a ball — ah, welcome to the crossroads of vintage & thrift. Everything is neatly organized by color and item type. It’s basically a thrift shop for the fabulous, with brands like BCBG, Betsey Johnson, Free People, The French Connection and Prada, among others. They specialize in premium trend labels and everything in the store looks brand spanking new — with an extra spanking on the new. The Recycled Closet opened its doors in 2008, and today has more than 1,000 consigners and counting. You can shop for a unique rehabilitated piece (meaning they poured on the love and gave it new life) or become a consigner yourself. It works in the traditional way; the product must sell in order to receive the 40% earnings. Either way it’s a win-win for the fashion forward, 13843 S. Dixie Hwy.; TheRecycledCloset.com.
Located in one of the most diverse and dynamic business centers in the world, Miami Herbert Business School offers unparalleled opportunities to learn, engage and grow. The graduates are thought-leaders who transform business, scholarship and lives. To honor them, Brickell Magazine and the school have partnered to showcase the annual “Go-Getters,” an honor spotlighting recent grads, their successes, hopes and dreams.
When it comes to leaving your mark on the world, few can boast the list of personal and professional achievements that Hilarie Bass has amassed throughout her career — a successful young actress, a formidable corporate defense lawyer, star litigator, international firm leader, civic ignitor, social activist and now Chair of the University of Miami Board of Trustees and Founder of The Bass Institute For Diversity & Inclusion. Through it all, she has captured our attention in front of the camera, in the courtroom, behind the podium and now at the center of conversations of diversity and workplace inclusion around the world.