Fashionistas know that there are few things more fun than exploring the pedestrian-friendly streets of Downtown Coral Gables and Miracle Mile. Here are just a few examples of the many noteworthy shops: ISA Boutique, where owner Isa Aguilar combines classic looks with glam trends, including her very own ISA line; My Best Friend’s Closet, an idealized closet/store offering designer clothing and accessories for stylish women; Essence Boutique, the go-to place for cocktail attire and chic casual wear, with price points for every budget; and Pepe Bertini, where executives, artists and athletes have been tailored for more than 27 years. Going to a haute beach? Check out the fabulous swimwear at Curves N’Waves. Need some bling? Jae’s Jewelers has been an icon on the Mile for 70 years and is recognized as the place for exquisite jewelry, watches and writing instruments at competitive prices. Over at I Designs Opticians, Helena Ulloa helps shoppers find the sunglasses and prescription frames that best complement their face. And that’s just a sampling of what you can expect. For a complete listing of stores, visit ShopCoralGables.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