This Spring/Summer 2014 season is delineated by swimwear with animal and tribal prints, Maasaiinspired accessories and garments that collide for the perfect wardrobe. African and colorful touches combine for an extravagant impact, allowing women to confidently expose their wild side.


Meet the professionals of perfection making sure that every mirror glance you take is one to remember. After all, there’s nothing like being beautiful inside and out. Featuring: John J. Martin, Jr., M.D., Dr. Susana Leal-Khouri, T.J. Giuffrida & Dr. Jaime J. Vergara, DDS


We’ve uncovered the latest products and procedures sure to keep you youthful & stunning without going under the knife in a city where beauty abounds.


For the health & wellness gurus you’re about to meet, working out is an artform — one that requires the perfect mix of intensity, dedication and sweat. If you’re willing to put in the effort, the physical fitness strides you’ll achieve are endless. Featuring: Alex Cure, William Cameron, Bernadette Bassioun & Michael Faddis


This world-class residence at 260 Cape Florida in Key Biscayne is one of the most in-demand properties on the market. An ideal waterfront location, tons of natural light, spacious interiors and luxurious touches throughout are just a fraction of what sets it apart. Featuring: Lourdes Luaces


Need your nails done? Hair looking a bit rough? Skin dull? Don’t fret. The masters of aesthetic beauty we’ve gathered from some of the area’s top salons & spas are sure to keep you looking your best all year round. Featuring: Evona Strzelewicz, Martha Fernandez, Cecilia Ramos & Bobby Barros


Learn to enjoy your “custard curves” in the city — any city — while keeping from permanently falling off the wellness wagon and enjoying the ride every step of the way.


Featuring: Constance Collins of Lotus House

Compass FYI

Featuring: Dr. Jennifer Grace

Compass Connoisseur

Featuring: Steak Brasil

Compass EntertaInment

Featuring: Exotic Aquariums

Compass Balance

Featuring: Dr. Christopher La Tourette La Riche, MD, of Lucida Treatment Center

Compass Real Estate

Featuring: Hollywood Beach (The Related Group), Ocean Reef, Florenicia Moni, Brigitte Nachtigall, Giulietta Ulloa & Kari Madera

Compass Timepieces

Featuring: Hublot

Compass Auto

Featuring: Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables

Compass Travel

Featuring: Cap Jaluca


Featuring: Adriana Hoyos, California Closets, Avant Design & Are Lighting

Power Sip

Featuring: Ciroc (Diageo)

Encounters w/ Diamonds On The Key

Diamonds On The Key held a special Mother’s Day trunk show to introduce the new Spring Collection to folks searching for the perfect gift. — Photos by Korey Davis 1. Ana Trejos, Lauren Tejera 2. Christina Termine, Isis Alvarez 3. Nastassia Luisis, Christina Soto 4. Andreina Kissane, Marta Dure 5. Lizette Martino Diaz, Christina Termine, Irene Korge, Patricia Fuller

Encounters @ Key Biscayne Yacht Club

The Red Carpet Party at Key Biscayne Yacht Club featured attendees dressed to the nines while enjoying live music, dinner and dancing. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Naysbelli & Dwight Hewett 2. Staria, Liz Taylor & Peter Petersen 3. Donnie Hall, Paola Padovan 4. Thoedore & Alexa Halloway 5. Dick Graham, Jackie Green 6. Beatriz Lluen, Robin Macklin 7. York & Patricia Flick 8. Ron & Liza Drucker 9. Amy & Jaime Zambrano 10. Lory & Randall Rombeiro 11. Doris & Bernard Nemtzow

Encounters @ Biscayne Nature Center

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center celebrated 29 years of protecting our natural environment. during their annual Wild & Scenic Full Moon Affair. 1. Nichole Aldrich, Sylvia Westphal, Paige Latterner, DiAnna Drysdale, Cristian Balbontin 3. Joan Gill Blank, Carter Gill 4. Teresa Grafton, Mark Bailey Claudia Kitchens 5. Mike Byrne, Wynn Byrne, Bob Byrne, Theodora & John Long

Encounters w/ SLS Lux

Hosted by the most visionary team of power players in real estate, hospitality, design & art, the SLS Lux sales gallery opening celebrated over $200 million in condo sales. — Photos by Korey Davis 1. Diana Boytell, Darlene Boytell Perez, Edgardo & Ana Cristina Defortuna, Vicky Perez-lorido 2. Lisel, Allen & Mallori Morris 3. Jorge Perez, Patrick Campbell 4. Maria Angeli, Adrian Roznowski, Nanette Castillo 5. Pau Sierra, Agustina Casas Sere Leguizamon, Mariana Gomez

Encounters w/ Relay For Life

Local American Cancer Society Relay For Life events are a great way to take action and inspire, promote, volunteer, educate and raise funds for a cause that helps save hundreds of lives a day and changes people’s lives forever. 1. Lisa Federmam, Michelle Barnett, Maggie Isern, Arturo Fundora, Vivian Galego-Mendez, Carmen Dominguez, Betty Portuondo 2. Roberto Interiano, Rita Rivas 3. Millayda Urena, Florencia Loyola, Maria Juliana Cadavid, Angela Podolla 4. Marla Rivas Patti, Encina Neira, Annie Mammes, Jackie Gallardo, Milagros Beem 5. Ana P. Soler, Lucia Morales, Vicki Fox, Marilyn Kreisberg 6. Luissell Brito, Angela Saldarriaga 7. Lucila & Oscar Portillo 8. Allison, Victor Perez

Encounters w/ Key Biscayne Women’s Club

The Key Biscayne Women’s Club held their annual scholarship luncheon to celebrate 62 years of helping Key Biscayne youngsters. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Joyce Potanovich, Pat Shaw, Shirley Dunetz, Mary Romano 2. Joan McCaughn, Carlos Mendiola 3. Chris & Elizaveta Mack, Lynn Liddell 4. Dawn Cromartie, Staria Petersen 5. Fredda Levitt, Lauren Campbell, Judy Rosenblum 6. Sylvia Bennett, Shayna Varkas 7. Ivette & Jorge Yrizarry 8. Juan Pablo Fernandez, Carlos Fernandez 9. Lorraine Sonnabend, Adelena Quevedo 10. Hazel Tomlinson, Olga Rogers 11. Debbie & Rik Wanninkhof, Dottie Devany Goldman

Encounters w/ iPads for Soldiers

Winnie Pritchett & Amy Zambrano hosted a party to welcome local soldiers back home as part of iPads For Soldiers’ new “Footsteps To Freedom” initiative. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Amy Zambrano, Winnie Prichett, Cedric King, Sophie Bullard 2. Wesley Prichett, John White, Jaime Zambrano, Mayra Peña Lindsay, Frank Kaplan 3. Peter Harrison, Ashley Coley, Nancy Doke-Harrison 4. Mary Allraum, Andrea Nachtigall, Brett Graff, Ronda Fuchs 5. Rose McDonald, Diane Newman, Olivia Bullard 6. Gabriella Morello, David Park, Nicole Pritchett 7. Lisa & Chris Blackman 8. Nani Zelaya, Jose Antonio Recao 9. Peri Zambrano, Stacia Bahamondes 10. Ruben & Maggie Weisson, Jaime Zambrano, Fernando & Aurora Labrada 11. Francisco Villegas, Cedric King, Maria Alejandra Villegas

Encounters w/ YES Institute

Members of the Kiaora Society of YES Institute welcomed new guests to be part of the organization’s future during their recent Spring celebration. — Photos by Betty Alvarez 1. Dr. John Martin, Chris Dreeson, Robyn Rich, Susie Blank Wolfe, Joanne Meagher 2. Chuck Collier, Misae Graziano 3. Crissi & Ed Boland 4. Daniel Campos, Felix Lahmann 5. Danny Cabrera, June Raben 6. Maria Alencar, Eduardo Salazar Vallecalla, Floriano Alencar 7. Emilio Vazquez, Yeni & Tom Logan 8. Kevin Veilleux, Damian Pardo, Tim Wagoner 9. Pat Messmer, Brooke & Ann Pfister 10. Lynn Herald, Giselle Kovaz 11. George Amaya, Rob Roark 12. Klara Gershman, Steven Santiago

Encounters @ Key Biscayne Yacht Club

Dr. Glenn & Jo Abrahmsohn from The Dental Connection celebrated their daughter’s wedding at Key Biscayne Yacht Club. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Samantha & Adam Rubenstein 2. Michael & Gloria Kahn 3. Dr. Jerry Gray, Zena & Dr. Glenn Abrahmsohn 4. Jo Abrahmsohn, Dr. Shah & Bibi Rassovlian 5. Morgan, Robert, Lori Duzuglou, Ronda & Jay Fuchs

Encounters @ Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne

Spirits, fashion and views to die for summed up Luxe Day Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, where guests were pampered, wined and dined. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Sylvia Zamora, Rebecca Dixon, Claire Portolese, Gretchen Griffin 2. Gita Adhikari, Sumitra Joshi, Nirmala Shresina 3. Rose Metropulos, Anthony Jackson, Nicole Metropulos 4. Jonathan Spikes, Petula Burks, Kern Mitchell

Encounters w/ Elements Behavioral Health

Lucida Treatment Center recently hosted a healthcare fundraising gala at Coral Gables Country Club. 1. Danny & Zina Rodriguez, Terry Shapiro, Claudio Leon-Shapiro, Dr. Ash Bhatt, Ana Moreno, Lucianne & Sergio Muriel 2. Mayra Joli & Steve Befera 3. Domingo and Jessica Ramos 4. Zina and Danny Rodriguez 5. Dr. Hugh Humphrey and Reed Humphrey