BRICKELL MAGAZINE’S 2011 Dressed For Success

Introducing The Magic City’s Best Dressed Professionals!
Photography by Kiko Ricote Interviews by Jorge Arauz Hair & Makeup by Teresa Miranda; 786.343.1727; [email protected] Hair & Makeup Assistant: Alice Davel-Freitas; 786.315.3517 Styling by Michelle Navarro; 305.934.6833; [email protected] Location: Kikor Studio, 3001 SW 28th Lane, Coconut Grove; 305.448.3283; | June 28, 2018 | People

the ladies

CEO & Creative Director @ Astrid Poletti Jewels

Her style: Boho-chic with an avant-garde twist

Style icon: Victoria Beckham

In her closet: Items ranging from Dolce & Gabbana dresses to GAP t-shirts and vintage accessories

Where she shops: BCBG, Intermix, Neiman Marcus

Memorable fashion faux pas:
“I used to work in private banking, and one day, my pants ripped right where it counts before an important meeting!”

Fashion tip:
“Balance is key when it comes to accessorizing your jewelry!”

Wardrobe must-have:
“A pair of All Saints Boots.”

Spa Director @ mySpa InterContinental Miami

Her style: Casual and fun glamour

Style icon: Anna Wintour

In her closet: Diane Von Furstenberg, L.A.M.B., Maaji, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Nanette Lepore, Trina Turk, Custom Clothiers, Nicole Miller, Alexander McQueen

Where she shops: LF, Bal Harbour, Bayside Marketplace, Atik Shop in Mary Brickell Village

Memorable fashion faux pas: “Right before I filmed a 2-hour wedding special episode of How Do I Look, I updated my hair to a 2-toned cropped look that was in at the time! On film it looked like I had Cruella Deville’s head on Barbara Bush’s body with Anderson Cooper’s haircut!”

Fashion tip: “Stop trying to look like everyone else and always accentuate your positives.”

Wardrobe must-have: “Maaji Swimsuits.”

Nicole Shelley Models/The One On One Group

Her style: Classic, timeless, chic, elegant and coordinated

Style icon: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

In her closet: Hermés, Roberto Cavalli, Lilly Pulitzer, Ralph Lauren, Moschino, Cole Haan, Burberry, Escada, Hugo Boss, Michael Kors, Ana Guiulfo, Julian Chang, Guess, Zara, Free People, Jessica Simpson, Charles David

Where she shops: “I shop mainly in Italy and Germany and also pick up a random designer item at anywhere from Marshalls to Nordstrom as well as designer outlet stores.”

Memorable fashion faux pas: “I wanted to change my look for a day and so I wore a wig which came off in public!”

Fashion tip: “Always wear good-quality, even if that means you have to pay a higher price!”

Wardrobe must-have: “A pair of white pants.”

Davina Melgarejo
Real Estate Agent @
EWM Realtors

Her style: Simple & chic

Style icon: Sarah Jessica Parker

In her closet: American Apparel, Custo Barcelona, DVF, Roberto Cavalli, Tory Burch

Where she shops: Village of Merrick Park, Aventura Mall, Green Grass

Memorable fashion faux pas:
“I have a whole decade of faux pas: The 80s!”

Fashion tip: “Dress to make yourself feel happy every day! Whatever your style may be, own it and always wear a smile.”

Wardrobe must-have: “Platform peep-toe shoes.”

the gentlemen

Brad W. McMorris
VP-Investments @
Wells Fargo Advisors

His style: Smooth, sophisticated, sexy and a little rough around the edges

Style icon: James Bond

In his closet: Everything

Where he shops: Artigiano owned by Alex & Bocci on Laguna Street in Coral Gables

Memorable fashion faux pas: “I destroyed a suit recently doing kick-flips on a skateboard during my lunch break.”

Fashion tip: “Stay in shape and keep it fitted.”

Wardrobe must-have: “Audemars and Haimov timepieces.”

Lighting Consultant @
Luxe Cable + Light

His style: Contemporary

Style icon: Bradley Cooper

In his closet: Bespoke Cavalli

Where he shops: Exclusively @ Fashion Images

Memorable fashion faux pas:
“I once showed up in a white transparent shirt and jeans for a ‘Leather & Laces’ birthday party! Oops!”

Fashion tip: “Accessories should be monochromatic.”

Wardrobe must-have:
“A good linen shirt.”

Dr. Raul Gonzalez
Owner & Clinical Dir. @ Smile Studio Associates Dentistry

His style: Conservative & classic

Style icon: His grandfather

In his closet: European, French & Italian brands

Where he shops: Various European stores

Memorable fashion faux pas:
“People are always saying that they did not think ‘Dr. Smile’ would dress without a white labcoat and a tie!”

Fashion tip: “Always have a handkerchief for the ladies and shirts must be tucked in with a formal belt matching your shoes!”

Wardrobe must-have: “Custom-made suits and ties from Nikolas Felizola.”

Chesco Sanchez
CEO @ Comunica, Advertising, Branding & Marketing

His style: Comfortable and elegant with a touch of class

Style icon: James Dean

In his closet: Massimo Dutti, Carolina Herrera, Nudos, Nautica, Ralph Lauren

Where he shops: Never malls, always boutiques

Memorable fashion faux pas: “In Spain, when I was 15 my style was influenced by American rap music: baggy jeans, football shirts, Nike Jordan’s…everyone looked at me very strangely!”

Fashion tip: “I combine my suits with TOMS shoes.”

Wardrobe must-have: “A pair of TOMS shoes!”