Issue – February 2017

Floating Fables

What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens on a yacht seems to get out almost before the deed is done. This leads to some very entertaining stories on the high seas.

Radical Core

A rigorous palette and a fresh mixture of tailored pieces combine to yield the season’s chic approach.

Allure on Board

Who said yachting dress code has to be limited and unvaried? Come sail away and enjoy the Miami sunlight with key looks that meet the city’s sophistication and character.

YACHT SPECTACULAR: Navigating the new & improved Miami International Boat Show

Miami retains its title as is the winter destination for all things boating and yachting with over $4 billion in new and brokerage vessels, marine accessories, glamorous clothing, art, food and music coming to town Feb 16-20. For its second year, over at the Miami Marine Stadium is the world-famous Miami International Boat Show (MIBS) with its Strictly Sail component at Downtown’s Miamarina at Bayfront Park. Collins Avenue is home to Yachts Miami Beach, a completely separate show; and Watson Island hosts the invitation-only Superyacht Miami.

It’s Alpha-BOATIcal!

For elites and Gilligans alike, we’ve collated a hopefully helpful A-Z of everything nautically necessary for a successful ship-bound lifestyle at sea.

Nautical Enterprise

Carey Chen has taken a natural talent and created an empire with his nautical art appearing on clothing, wines, bags, towels, shorts, shower curtains, blankets, phone covers, bed sheets, mugs, boat wraps and much more.

In The Moment

Photographer Scott Baker picked up the camera late in life — with the main purpose of sharing his images with family and friends, but soon it was all he could think about. Photography has become his passion, and shooting nature and all things nautical his calling.

Top Dogs

This Valentine’s Day, why not make a lasting relationship with someone who needs it the most? Below are some eligible suitors from neighborhood shelters who could really use a companion.

Surreal Spaces

A dedicated design professional, Lineaire Design’s own Dominique Bonet shares some helpful techniques to help enliven your home interior.

Pure Heaven

A treat for anyone already enamored with their tasteful spa and massage services, mySpa at InterContinental Miami has recently unveiled a holistic exercise program ideal for the modern urbanite.

Second Chance

Car aficionados love to wring their hands and wail: “If only Dad had bought a 1960s Aston Martin way back when and now I had it, I’d be sooooo happy.” If that sounds familiar, here’s your chance for a do-over.

Jewel Awe

A trendsetter and fashionista of the highest caliber, Irene Zingg has been gracing our fair city with her top-notch jewelry design for 30 years.

Nature king

Jose Rodriguez of Green Dimension Landscaping does more than just mow the lawn — he helps his clients create and maintain the home of their dreams.

Cuisine Couture

Eager to eat out but bored with lackluster local eateries? Head to Gianni’s At The Villa to enjoy a feast for all the senses.

Insightful Interiors

An integral presence in our nascent Miami Design District, Italian design connoisseurs Areatonic offer The Magic City a spectacular array of solutions for any interior design dilemma.

Sunny Days

Imagine a future where there is no need to stop at the fuel dock, where you can cruise in silence…except for the waves lapping against the hull. Marine solar technology is making great strides in that direction.

Party Of 5

Impelled by the bustling boom of millennial Midtown inhabitation, Midtown 5, a newly opened mixed-use tower of epic proportions, is altering our city’s skyline for the better.

Heart Healthy

In celebration of American Heart Month, Mercy Hospital is focusing on the devastating effects heart disease has on women and the steps needed to prevent it.

Charitable Capital

The local arm of a global game-changing philanthropic effort, Endeavor Miami is seeking to make The Magic City even more paradisiacal, one entrepreneurial effort at a time.

Lavish Love

The gold standard of South Florida jewelry stores, Freddy’s Certified Diamonds & Fine Jewelry has been a must-stop for lovers since 1975.

Hello, Beautiful!

Check out a few makeup trends that have transcended from fall to winter with tips from top makeup artists in South Florida and beyond.

Fair Plié

Always eager to awash Miami in well-choreographed culture, Miami City Ballet premieres another fantastical show this February.

Straight From The Shaman’s Mouth

Shaman, and resident healer at Faena’s Tierra Santa Healing House, Carlos J. Gomez hails from Mexico and shares purification rituals that also assist with attracting love, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Perfect Timing

It’s no coincidence that Rolex timepieces have long been associated with yachting. The Yacht-Master II is a great example: The watertight, eminently robust “oyster” case protects a reliable and accurate movement that’s uniquely engineered for sailboat racing.

Yacht Hopping

Around this time of year many years ago, I landed a dream PAID internship at a publishing house that produced a portfolio of luxury lifestyle magazines.

Gold Standard

There’s nothing like wearing your status on your face — especially when the sun is blazing high overhead or reflecting off the crystal-clear waters of some exotic destination.

The 411

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

Making Connections

Just a sip of one of Bryan Canales’s concoctions at Bitter Truth will have you dreaming of ordering another before you have a chance to finish your first.

Artful Wander

Miami has become an international enclave for the art world. In honor of that, we time-capsule back to another seaside destination that fostered the great artists of its time: The French Riviera of the 1920s.

Sailing Through Life

One writer recounts a series of adventures she’s experienced on, in and around the water throughout a life where boarding a yacht has become second nature.

Dedicated Designer

As Architect and Furniture Designer for El Dorado, Tere Mattos is willing to do whatever it takes to make sure the beautiful homes of Miami look their very best.

Love Me Tender

Every vessel in this collection would make an excellent choice as a tender to a superyacht, providing transportation to and from shore, taking guests fishing, diving or on cruises to explore local waters where the main yacht can't go. Each would also be a great choice as a primary boat. Text by Bill Lindsey

Sail Accessories

In honor of the Miami International Boat Show, we’ve collected some of our top picks for necessary accessories and décor for any seaworthy vessel ready to set sail.

Boating Basics

We all know Moses is responsible for the 10 Commandments, but if he was a boater, he would have had to make one more trip up the mountain for the following words of wisdom.

Caribbean Ascendants

It’s taken just over 80 years for The Boolchand Group to penetrate the North American continent, and with partnerships with such diverse brands as Pandora Jewelry, Canon and Crocs, this Caribbean conglomerate is ready for their next chapter.

United Voices

This year’s Voices For Children Gala at Mandarin Oriental benefitted the organization’s mission to enable the Guardian ad Litem Program to recruit, train and support volunteers to serve as the “voice” for abused, abandoned and neglected children.

Impressive Design

Turnberry Ocean Club Residences celebrated the renowned vision of Interiors by Steven G with an intimate cocktail event.

Delicious Anniversary

VIPs, recurrent patrons and Miami insiders, came together to celebrate Seaspice’s 3rd Year Anniversary with bubbly, passed hors d’oeuvres and special performances.

Sneak Peek

Property Markets Group invited guests to take an exclusive tour of Echo Aventura’s Artefacto designed waterfront model residences.

Real Trends

ISG World recently hosted their annual Miami Report Conference to explore the trends and opportunities in the various sectors of Miami’s real estate market.


Best Friends

The joy of rescuing offers not only second chances but the ability to save lives and build bonds, transforming both human and canine destinies forever. Each rescue story echoes compassion and hope through wagging tails, grateful hearts and pure love.

The Go Getters 2024

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 celebrate them, We partnered with the school to present our annual “Go-Getters” feature, honoring current students and recent grads, their successes, hopes and dreams.