Designer Dominique Siby is closely involved with the entire creative process of her company, from selecting fabrics to the final product. “Every time I bought clothes, I saw that they could have been done in another way,” says the longtime Miami resident. “I always wanted to add something different.” Work on the head-turning luxury bags began while Siby was working the clothing line. “Since I travel a great deal, I always loved duffel bags, and once I started working with exotic leathers like python, crocodile and ostrich, I decided to create my own bags, and now I’m also doing women’s handbags and shoes.” Best of all, 95% of Felio Siby production is handmade in Italy; 305.640.5332; FelioSiby.com.
We sat down with Henrik Cronqvist, Vice Dean of Lifelong Learning & Executive Education at Miami Herbert Business School, to get his thoughts on why Miami is the city everyone is moving to for tech jobs, to start their own business, get funding and develop the companies of tomorrow.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we introduce you to a few of Miami’s most dynamic Latino leaders who are breaking the mold and making the city thrive