Issue – September 2018

Most Stylish 2018

Presented by Brickell City Centre. When it comes to expressing individual style, no other city in the world even comes close to Miami.

Eat More Art

Whispering Angel hosted the 2018 Midsummer Daydream Brunch & Art Vernissage at Avant Gallery & LaMuse Café, highlighted by a birthday celebration for Lisa Hochstein.

Sparkle In Your Eye

Half a decade ago, Skekhar Eye Research’s Dr. Chawan invented The World’s First Gold-Plated, Diamond-Encrusted Contact Lenses, originally inspired by his wife’s bejeweled teeth.

Chic Milestone

PMG celebrated the grand opening of X Miami with a Swim Week-themed soiree dubbed SWIM X, to toast the 464-unit social community in Downtown Miami, which is the first project in South Florida launched by developer PMG’s new division of X Social Communities.

Italian Impact

PINKO hosted an elegant fashion show and cocktail party to celebrate the opening of their stores in Brickell City Centre and Bal Harbour Shops.

Culinary Cheer

Steak Brasil hosted a big World Cup Brasil watch party at their Downtown Miami restaurant with fans from around the world.

Runway Strut

The Little Lighthouse Foundation hosted their Back To School Drive at Saks Fifth Avenue in Brickell City Centre with an “It List” Fashion Show.

Party People

The longest-runnign bar on South Beach, WALL Miami celebrated its 9th Anniversary with a white-summer themed bash.

Real Insights

Real estate aficionados gathered to hear about the state of Miami’s residential real estate market, current trends and shifts, the value of high design and the thoughtful amenities buyers are looking for during a panel discussion hosted by Monad Terrace.

Health First

Mercy Hospital invited guests to celebrate the Blessing & Ribbon Cutting of the newly renovated 7C Med/Surgery Unit, ensuring its continued reputation as one of Miami’s best hospitals.

So Crafty

Miami’s resident DIY blogger and craft genius Amber Kemp-Gerstel of Damask Love hosted a late-night viewing party to celebrate her debut on NBC’s new hit show Making It hosted by Amy Poehler & Nick Offerman.

Paradise Looks

Brazilian swimwear and resort wear brand Cia. Maritima celebrated the Grand Opening of their first store in the USA at Aventura Mall.

Ice Delights

Celebrating their first National Ice Cream Day, uGOgelato in Downtown Miami welcomed their world-renowned Sicilian Chef Isidoro Giglio, with more than 30 years in the pastry industry.

The 411

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

Spice World

A quick and easy way to add a piquant pitch to home-cooked meals, below we explore the esoteric art of the hand-crafted spice blend.

Veg Buzz

Lightyears beyond the basic Bloody Mary, one of the most exciting epicurean trends of 2018 was a focus on vegetable juice cocktails. Learn how to spice up your next dinner party or at-home happy hour with a healthful alternative to sugary fruit juices and nectars.

Front & Center

The most popular boats in South Florida waters are Center Consoles due to their immense practicality. From offshore fishing to ICW family cruises and sandbar raft-ups, these boats do it all.

Glitter Cosmo

Stay stylish, refreshed and just the right amount of buzzed as you peruse the season’s trends and up your wardrobe game one sip at a time.

Fashion Statements

Presented by Brickell City Centre. When it comes to expressing individual style, no other city in the world even comes close to Miami. Herewith: A collection of well-dressed professionals ready to make heads turn in and out of the boardroom.

An Elegant Display

Femininity is about duality: Bold, yet patient exteriors, with interiors to match. Discover striking textures and prints complemented by sophisticated furnishings from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams.

It’s A Cool, Cool Season

Vivid prints, textures and colors will keep you fresh under the sunny South Florida skies all season long.

Fashion Foresight

Impossible to prophecy, or way too easy? Join us as we explore a few predictions of what may or may not be in vogue as the mid-21st Century approaches.

Start Your Engines

A must to compete in this Darwinian digital marketplace, below are 8 expert tips on how to effectively increase your online presence.

Scarf Ace

Yet another brave Brazilian brand crafting chic looks for our Magic Citizens, Scarf Me’s dazzling designs and therapeutic textures make them a must-have for any season.

Modern Money

Extreme is the word of our era. From extreme sports to extreme makeovers and now the new (and some not so new) fundamentals of extreme saving.

Securely Elegant

Finding stylish tech remains difficult for even the smartest home. Yves Behar has developed a beautiful solution for one of modern life’s most unsightly problems: The security cam.

Wow Factor

A courageously creative 50-seat bistro buoying up in Wynwood, Crudos Fusion Art is equal parts decadent culinary experience and engaging performance piece.

Mission Im-POSH-ible

A glamorous glimpse into Miami’s obsession with all things fashion, take a look back at the estimable history of one of the first Miami labels to put The Magic City on the map.

Dynamic Duo

Farrey’s Lighting + Bath enhances its reputation as South Florida’s leading design resource with the addition of a Fine Art Lamps Gallery in each of their showrooms; a brand equally passionate about artistic lighting that becomes the defining features of uniquely designed environments.

From Runway To Rembrandt

Entirely unafraid to blur the already ambiguous lines between creativity and couture, Zenith Art & Fashion is a breathtaking boon to our city’s many standout savants.

Live Smart

With one small device, Spire makes smart clothing obsolete and offers up a comprehensive health-tracking data monitoring system unprecedented in the market.

Fashion Classics

For more than half a century, Mirto has dressed top executives across Europe. Now, their distinguished contemporary style is transforming the look of Brickell with the opening of their first U.S. store.

Brickell Bow-Wows

Interested in spicing up your city life with a peerless pooch? Look no further than the below South Florida rescues at a shelter near you.

Moondust Marvel

When the Apollo astronauts visited the moon, like any tourists, they brought back rocks as souvenirs, most of which now collect dust in museums. However, a few rocks ended up in the workshop of Louis Moinet.

Show Stoppers

Part of a powerful trend pushing the envelope this past Miami Swim Week, Coterie Pop-up masterminds Danielle Licata & Valentino Vettorie recast our city’s favorite trade show for the better.

Insta Impact

No slouch when it comes to the social media scene, our city is replete with a reputable number of fashion-forward influencers. Below are a few you can turn to when in need of navigating the tempestuous world of trends.

Raised Glasses

With wine consumption and appreciation on a continuing upswing, in-home wine rooms have become the top new must-have connoisseur amenity, especially in Miami.

Faster, Sleeker

Ferrari is the world’s best-known sportscar, with its prancing horse logo instantly recognizable from Cleveland to Katmandu. The new 488 will make sure the logo adorns even more t-shirts around the globe.

Rise Up!

Hydrofoil designs are used for commercial ferry boats that run from England to France (and used to run from Fort Lauderdale to Bimini). They are sleek, fast and sexy. Now you can have one, too.

Bona Fide

A truly awesome new approach to art prints only technologically feasible in our modern age, General Public Art allows everyday consumers to enjoy near-perfect replicas of their favorite works of art.


Tragic Commedia

Highlighted by one of the most tragic tenor arias of all time “Vesti la giubba,” the original “Tears of a Clown,” Florida Grand Opera’s presentation of Ruggero Leoncavallo’s I pagliacci is a not-to-be missed tour de force.

Design Minds

Step into a world where interior and exterior spaces meld to create a harmonious symphony of design, architecture and functional aesthetics that redefines spaces and leaves a lasting impact. Introducing a curated collection of DESIGN MINDS — industry leaders from some of South Florida’s top design firms who showcase their sources of inspiration and secrets to success.