Issue – May/June 2017

The New Guy

Every office has a new guy or girl at some point and they seem to fall into one of several categories. Most new hires work out great and become long-term assets. But some turn out to be not quite what HR was hoping for.

Fashion Icon

As President of Mirto, Ricardo Fraguas Alvaro oversees all Mirto Group’s activities on the institutional, commercial and industrial levels, accompanied by his two children, Elena & Ricardo.

Pursuing Goals

The example set by her hardworking parents has led Diaset Cabrera to put an equal passion into everything she does, including her enthusiastic marketing for the trendsetting Pandora jewelry brand.

Season Aligned

Whether optically graphic or savior faire and eclectic, Philippe Starck interiors at the new Brickell SLS Hotel integrate within our curated selection of Spring/Summer looks.

All or Nothing

Wondering if you’re losing or winning? The following style variations will command that a look with aptitude is the way to gain victory with style.

Forever Forward

Being a mom and a business owner is hard, but not impossible. Luly B. shares her expertise, challenges and experiences to empower other women to achieve success without having to sacrifice who they are and who they want to be.

Artistic Workout

The Cicloette Exercise Bike could have been designed with the Downtown Miami condo dweller in mind. Not only does it significantly downsize a regular stationary exercise bike, it also doubles as sculptural art.

Drink Up

Tavern-tired? Aching for a postprandial chug but weary of the same old watering holes? Collected below are a few new bars well worth an evening’s visit.

Moving Up

Asking for a raise or a promotion is one of the most stressful things an employee can do. The dreaded “NO!” looms huge as well as the fear of mucking up a presently good situation. Check out a few tips from local professionals who have successfully turned the nagging “NO” in their heads to a solid “YES” at work.

Home Again

A very welcomed counterpoint to the typical mega-luxury condominium tower, EWM Realty’s Giralda Place brings a sophisticated tone to Downtown Coral Gables.

New Heights

No press release, no advertising campaign, no maddeningly catchy motto could wring more amazement for the indefatigable industrial expansion that has swept across our financial district than the below pair of photographs taken from the mouth of The Miami River.

Priceless Pieces

An eternal emblem of a singular love, there’s no possession more personal than one’s engagement ring. Which is precisely why, when you’re on the edge of popping the question, you should head to Freddy’s Certified Diamonds & Fine Jewelry.

So Fresh & So Clean

A must-see for any comprehensive gallery tour around town, Laundromat Art Space is a community-coordinated creative den housing some of Miami’s hottest up-and-comers.

Sky-Dweller Dreams

Rolex watches are very predictable in that the “tool” models (Submariner, Sea-Dweller, Daytona, Explorer and GMT) utilize a robust, straightforward movement. However, Rolex does offer complication timepieces, including the remarkably unique and handsome Sky-Dweller.

Digital Domicile

Recognizing that today’s Brickell residents require the latest and greatest in digital supplements, Smart Brickell is rewiring our city’s conception of what condo living entails.

Role Models

Over the past 30 years, Miami has reinvented itself from a mere tourist destination into a top-tier global city. Miami Girls Foundation is working to see that the image of the “Miami Girl” changes as well.

Seybold Stunners

Synonymous with all things glittering and good, below are a trio of top-notch Seybold Building merchants in the heart of Downtown Miami well worth a visit.

Dynamic Developments

An integral portion of the braintrust behind the Broadstone Brickell project, Michael Ging is brightening our skyline with this captivatingly chic complex.

Friends Fur-ever

Ready for the summer season, and eager to hit the beach? Why not bring one of these canine companions along for the ride?

Topless Beauty

Yeah, we know, the title made you look. But now that we have your attention, what’s better than a convertible or a coupe? That’s easy — a car that’s both. Behold the miraculous 911 Targa.

Simply Marble-ous

An essential element of elegant South Florida living, Mariela Geigel and her team of marble masters have been rocking the globe for years.

Design Ready

Eager to aid in that most onerous of design tasks, El Dorado Furniture’s own Rodolfo Remigio gives us some quick tips on decorating a starter home.

Modern Manors

An intimate alternative to tower living, Oceana Key Biscayne’s Villas provide all the amenities of the luxury condominium lifestyle within exceptionally elegant stand-alone properties.

Savor Del Sur

Eager to rewrite our city’s conception of Mexican cuisine, the latest weapon in seaside eatery Cantina La Veinte’s arsenal? An enticing new menu.

Sole Mates

More than cafecitos, more than luxury automobiles, more than our white-sand beaches and azure waters, Miamians LOVE shoes. Brazilian-born Jorge Bischoff has curated the chicest footwear-focused boutique of the season right in the heart of the city with his heralded U.S. flagship at Brickell City Centre.

Leap Of Faith

Letting go of the city of her birth, Miami City Ballet superstar Patricia Delgado sets her sights on a new chapter in her career.

Success Station

Immersed as we are in an age of incessant adaptation, the modern entrepreneur can no longer be satisfied with resting on the cutting-edge

The 411

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

Lawn Party

Can’t you feel it? The incipient sizzle? Summer is right around the corner, and you know what that means: Outdoor entertaining just got serious.

Heat Gulps

A piquant part of an increasing number of craft cocktails, below we outline when and where to add a little scorch to your pour.

Summer Elixir

Clint Graham believes magic happens when you put all the ingredients you love together to create a unique new flavor to help you sip all your stresses away.

Plantain Power

Although seemingly subsumed by food of the Cuban variety, our city hosts a number of astounding ethnic cuisines. See below an ode to the magic known as mangu.

Wandering through Wonders

Setting an almost inconceivable goal of visiting all of the New 7 Wonders Of The World in less than two years makes one realize that the human soul always strives to prove itself worthy and able, regardless of any obstacles and challenges along the way. Herewith: A glimpse into an iconic modern journey around the world.

Helping Hands

An institution formed by the charitable hearts of millions, Mercy Hospital represents everything positive our emergent metropolis offers.


Osteopathic Center’s IV Suite welcomed guests to learn about the newest IV techniques with live doctor demos and VIP promos.

Wellness Wisdom

The Class by Taryn Toomey at The Sacred Space welcomed top yogis and health enthusiasts to learn about attainable wellness.

Fashion Forte

Lafayette 148 New York debut its new collection at Brickell City Centre during an event benefitting Lotus House.


Perfect Pairings

A few of Miami’s most successful Power Couples share love stories worthy of a Hollywood rom-com and secrets to a long-lasting relationship that stands the test of time.

Close Up

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