Romance Was Born

Fashion for the Fall/Winter 2014 is a throwback to the days of icons like Jane Birkin and Francoise Hardy. These casual looks feature the most iconic pieces from the late 60's and early 70's. Featuring: Nick Garcia, Jhon Jairo Santos and Angeles Almuna Weil.

Island Oasis

This beautiful Key Biscayne home has everything that anyone could ever dream for! This one-of a kind contemporary bayfront residence offers unparalleled private water views, uncompromising craftsmanship and a stunning Mashta Island location. Featuring: Alex Tarajano, Emma & Maureen Jauregu.

The Wide World of Fashion

Ever wonder what makes or breaks a fashion trend? Locally? Regionally? Nationally? On a global scale? We’ve scoured the world to talk to some of the industries top insiders and discovered a few style must-haves you must consider no matter where you reside — or where your travels take you.

The Ultimate Power Source

When it comes to what you wear and where you wear it, your look of choice, on any given day, in any given city, will show the world what you’re really thinking, how you feel and who you want to be — or at least have others think you are.

Shopping Odyssey

Too busy to keep up with the latest fashion trends? We have you covered, check out what's hot, what’s new and what's luxe. Featuring: Nick Garcia, Jhon Jairo Santos, Ally Pastora and The Village Of Merrick Park.


See how Lainie Hansen of Rosemont Academy in Miami has dealt with life challenges such as necessity and turned them into life-changing experiences for others.

Bar Tab

Motto restaurant's Margie Castro is good with a blade but even better with a bar spoon! See the recipe for her famous Lychee-Cucumber Martini that everyone loves! Featuring Diageo.

Oh Happy Days!

Heavily crystal-embellished accessories and dresses, jewelry and colorful jackets and sweatshirts define an exhilarating mood of happiness. Featuring: Nick Garcia, Jhon Jairo Santos, Angeles Almuna Weil and Ally Pastora.

Back In Time

In the countryside of Ireland, step back to another era complete with a gracious manor, leisurely pursuit and a Michelin Star chef ready to whip up an authentic Irish meal that will keep you coming back for more all year round.

Power Sip

What's better than a martini…? A pink martini! See the recipe to make this beautiful and delicious drink. Featuring Diageo.

Compass Home

Interiors by Studio South can take your house from the ordinary to the extraordinary with their glamorous outdoor inspired fabrics for the home. Tired of your rusty outdoor grill? Go to and buy one of their luxurious grills for your next BBQ! Also see some of the latest luxury home products that you need in your life.

Compass Connoisseur

A royal decree should revise the old saying to: “Breakfast is the most important meal of the weekday”. Brunch is the feast of the ruling class and these restaurants are capable of building an empire on their interpretations.

Compass Real Estate

ONE Paraiso offers breathtaking waterfront appartments that will have you feeling like you live in "Urbanist Paradise". Miami is undergoing a lot of new projects and Oceana Bal Harbour is one that won't disappoint! When it is done in 2016, stop by and check out the beautiful all-glass condos. Hoping to move to Key Biscayne? Check out some of the most beautiful places to live in this months Prime Properties. Featuring: Joan McCaughan, Grehyni Narvaez, Vivianna Franchy and Michelle Shurtleff.

Compass Entertainment

Thea’s Supper Club caters to the Health District’s lunch crowd of medical and research professionals; but twice a month the lights go down, candles light up and the air crackles with energy.

Compass Balance

Jennifer Pansa, Co-Owner and Co-Founder of Juice Lab, is giving advice on how to improve your health and maintain a well-balanced lifestyle. Also check out some wellness-conscious places you can visit to maintain your healthy lifestyle.

Compass The Arts

Like Neo-Dadaist Ushio Shinohara knocks out canvases with ink-soaked boxing gloves, Erin Barylski creates larger-than-life artwork using only her body.

Compass Auto

Want a boat to explore Biscayne Bay and the surrounding waters or an open-top Jeep to cruise A1A? How about both? Yeah, it’s possible.

Compass FYI

A wellness company with offices in Miami and Denver, VowTo inspires women to lead balanced and conscious lives through gifts, weekly lessons and these 4 tips — because you only live once. Want more tips? Visit

Compass Finance

Manuel Alejandro Vidal , VP of Premium Finance Group, is giving you tips on how to make your family owned business thrive! Also read about some business that have standed the test of time and built dynasties that inspire.

Compass Fashion

A 3rd-Generation clothier, Sebastien Scemla spent years crafting the perfect men’s shirt. The result? The Sebastien James Collection — handmade in Barcelona and based in The Design District.


Your wardrobe storage should be just as beautiful as the stylish clothing and accessories it contains! See some beautiful dressers for your home like the luxurious Bolero Dressor from Adriana Hoyos that has the right hint of femininity with its glass top!

Righteous Rides

In the market for a new car? Check out these new luxury vehicles for South Florida that will catch everyones eye like the new Mercedes S-Class Sedan! Featuring Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables.


Misunderstood, underappreciated yet completely necessary, gin should be appreciated for what it truly is (and poured correctly), no matter what’s on the menu for your day or night out.

The 411

Look at this months the 411 to see what's going on in South Florida for the fall like Foss Marai launching operations in Florida and Miami's first annual Bella's Ball! Featuring: AEA Miami, Metro Door Brickell, Woodystock Benefit Concert, Yelp, DWNTWN Art Days, Adrienne Arscht Center, Digiday Publishing Summit, Coconut Grove Seafood Festival, PAMM,,, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Deering Estate and Wynwood Arts District.

Encounters w/ United Way

The 15th Annual Mayor’s Ball raised more than $1 million to benefit United Way of Miami-Dade, supporting its efforts to improve education, financial stability and health. 1. Matthew, Taylor, Jayne & Ashley Abess, Matthew Vander Werff, Leonard Abess 2. Al Maulini, Beatriz Fraga, Nicole Cunningham, Jason Dubler 3. Liz & Adolfo Henriques, Martha Pantin 4. Gene & Yoly Schaefer, Angie & Hector Lima

Encounters w/ Relay For Life

The local Relay For Life Committee held a thank-you party at Novecento to express their gratitude to participants, volunteers and donors. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Sofia Ortega, Alessi Morton, Angelica & Giselle Torres 2. Roberta Tazzini, Pamela Brook 3. Thelma Vanelli, Jacquie Gallardo 4. Maria Lucena Jose, Carmen B-Llano 5. Michelle Barnett, Arturo Fundora, Vivian Galego- Mendez 6. Jane & Julie Stuart, Suzi Fischer 7. Juan Villamizar, James Sala, Eduardo Rodriguez 8. Sebastian & Mari Mayoral 9. Nora Camejo, Ifigenia Gonzalez, Vivenne Bayona 10. Carmen Dominguez, Gloria Sanchez 11. Mariana Gonzalez, Ana Roman Gonzalez

Encounters w/ The Related Group

The Related Group celebrated 3 milestones with groundbreakings at Brickell Heights and Paraiso Bay followed by the launch of their latest project, Paraiso Bayviews with Designer Karim Rashid. 1. Andres Asion, Kari Fernandez, Arden Karson, Marc Sarnoff, Carlos Rosso, Mayor Tomas Regalado, Matt Allen 2. Charles LeChesnay, Arden Karson, Carlos Casal 3. Matt Allen, Marc Sarnoff, Sonia Figueroa, Mayor Tomas Regalado, Carlos Rosso 4. Matt Allen, Sonia Figueroa, Marc Sarnoff, Jan Paul Perez 5. Marcia Martinez, Sarah Elles Boggs, Liza Walton 6. Jose Forteza, Designer Karim Rashid 7. Claudia Elena Vargas, Michael Krymchantowski 8. Mark Zilbert, Chef Michael Schwartz 9. Mathy Garcia, Danny & Joyce Goldberg 10. Lisette Sarshacom, Ruth Palma, Richard & Ivonne Goihman

Encounters w/ KB Chamber

The Key Biscayne Chamber Of Commerce hosted a successful business card exchange at BB&T. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Karin Amin, Mayra Hernandez, Jose Llanes, Veronica Villagra 2. Victoria Jackson, Patricia Riestra 3. So Mitt, Atephani Ceballos, Dr. Maria Yazji 4. Paola Padovan, Shayna Varkas, Nora Camejo 5. Katie Susjner, Luis Estrada, Patricia Romano 6. Javier Obregon, Shayna Varka, Ron Erbel 7. Eric McKenzie, Alexa Holloway, Jose Santivanez 8. Rafael Moreno, Cindy Mize, Aquilino Larrea 9. Marilyn Borroto, Robert Holmquist, Cassia Silva 10. Lucy Forester, Marcos Kwasniewsi, Jacky Donate, Ashley Cayon

Encounters w/ Fortune Int’l Realty

Inspired living took center stage during a private brunch unveiling the new model units designed by Adriana Hoyos for The Townhomes in Downtown Doral. 1. Armando Codina, Mayor Luigi Boria 2. Ivan Ochoa, Javier Bellon, Julissa Duarte, Lily Abreu, Alicia McCormack, Oswaldo Vizcarrondo, Antonio Innamorato 3. Janet Medina, Samantha Noriega 4. Monica Defortuna, Javier Bellon 5. Adriana Hoyos, Ana Marie Codina Barkick, Oswaldo Betancourt 6. Nelia Perez, Marcella Vetencourt, Luzmar Viloria 7. Sandra Caucayo, Zulma Hernandez 8. Adardo Azofra, Jacky Bravo 9. Daniela Ontiveros, Alejandra Blanchard 10. Manny Chamizo, Carla & Monica Defortuna, Daniel Guerra 11. Fabiola Peñaloza, Claudia Bernal

Encounters w/ The Women’s Fund

The 10th Annual Raise The Bar event gathered over 350 guests who raised over $45,000 for The Women’s Fund to benefit survivors of domestic violence & sex trafficking. 1. 2014 Raise The Bar Committee 2. Norka & Fernando Munilla 3 Robert Orshan, Judge Ariana Fajardo 4. Kenneth Bloom, Blake Fiery 5. David & Jody Shulman, Mirta Sanchez, Linda Vasserot