Primal Leisure

Strength and beauty are defined by tailored and relaxed silhouettes that yield a contemporary lifestyle. Photography by Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studios Featuring Jhon Jairo Santos, Angeles Almuna, Lanvin, Capretto Shoes, Leal Daccarett, KHBEIS, Style Mafia, Paul Andrew, Maria Paula Castillo, Liza Echeverry, Postino, and Saint Laurent.

Space Makers

Meet a few professionals who are ready to help you create the home of your dreams with stunning ideas that are sure to turn any space in your home into a functional showpiece that will make you the envy of the entire neighborhood. Featuring Steven G., Interiors by Steven G, Ximena Mendez, Corners Interior Design, Rodolfo Remigio, El Dorado Furniture, Andreina Boet, California Closets, Carl Abernathy, Downsview Kitchens, Maite Granda, and Interiors by Maite Granda. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Bold Living

A multi-colorful juxtaposition of elements adds up to memorable lifestyle moments. Featuring Nick Garcia, Blindlight Studios, Jhon Jairo Santos, Gustavo Espinoza, lexander McQueen, Bal Harbour Shops, Anthony Vaccarello, Balmain, Neiman Marcus, Tommy Hilfiger, Emilio Pucci, Variki, Saint Laurent, Chloé, Costume National, Capretto Shoes, Fendi Casa, Luxury Living, Just Cavalli, Village Of Merrick Park, Aperlai, Balenciaga, Laure, Paula Cademartori, Trussardi Casa , Prada, Herve Leger, Dries Van Noten, Fendi Casa, and Lanvin.

Living Abodes

Whether of not you’ve toyed with technology that allows you to monitor and control your home with the touch of a button, the entirely automated home is coming to a neighborhood near you — and it will be able to anticipate your needs quicker than you will. Featuring Apple, HomeKit, Amazon, Echo, Kristen Bowring, Lowe’s Home Improvement, Icontrol Networks State Of The Smart Home Report, MAID, Iris, Pablo Solomon, Jose Abate , Ambience Design Group, Robert Sicilliano. Text by Dena Roche.

Key Players

Meet the people who are shaping the future of the communities they live in while inspiring everyone they meet along the way. Though their stories are all different and their backgrounds, histories, hopes and dreams vary, the one thing each has in common is a passion for what they do and their ability to see past themselves for the benefit of others. In the following pages, you’ll meet this issue’s Key Players and get a brief glimpse into their lives. If you happen to run into one of them during your daily routine, take a moment to salute them. They’ve earned it. Featuring Emilia Menocal, Marion Restaurant, East Of Havana, Ximena Etchart, Sonia Succar Rodriguez, The Everglades Foundation. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila

Seaside Oasis

Experience the ultimate level of luxury and perfection in this unique, sophisticated and brand new beachfront estate on coveted Harbor Drive in Key Biscayne, featuring 100 feet of sugar-white private beach, exquisite finishes and views of Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline. Featuring Harbor Drive, Key Biscayne. Text by Yoshi Sanz.

Banking Dynasty

The history of Sabadell United Bank began a couple of centuries ago when Banco Sabadell, their parent company, was founded in 1881 in Sabadell, Spain, to become one of Europe’s most respected and profitable banks. Featuring Sabadell United Bank, Fernando Perez-Hickman, International Branch of Banco Sabadell in Miami, Rosa Sugrañes and, Iberia Tiles. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Interior Imagination

The futuristic, mind-blowing interior design must-haves we’ve found will make your home a conversation piece in its own right and have your guests’ eyes popping out of their sockets whenever they drop in for a visit. Featuring NASA, Verv Lamp, Lance Tankersley, Zelia 908 Fireplace, JC Bordelet, the Floating Lamp , Crealev, Memory Coffee Maker, Yanko Design, Tumble Seed, Carmela Bogman, King Edison Pendant Lamp Bulb, Smartphone Projector, Silenzio Sink, Antonio Lupi, Glow Table, Astrolab Dining Table, Roche Bobois, Vintage USB Typewriter, Up Down Bed , 4 Bild Casa Italy, Arch Table, Zhang Zhoujie, Retropolitan Kitchen Collection, Big Chill, Solar Floor Lamps, and Jean Marie Massaud for Foscarini. Text by Anja Maltav

Amazing Evolution

The latest addition to the continuing renaissance that is Miami’s Midtown District is Hyde Midtown Suites & Residences. This unique development will offer a genuine immersive guest experience as it becomes the neighborhood’s premier luxury hotel-condominium. Featuring Hyde Midtown Suites & Residences , Rockwell Group, The Related Group, Dezer Development, David Rockwell, Dolby Theater, Architectural Digest, Nobu, Jorge Pérez, Omar Barquet, Malene Landgreen, Bayrol Jimenez, Alexandre Farto, Samantha French, Hyde Beach Club, Gil Dezer, Armani/Casa, Mandolina, Christian Louboutin, American Airlines Arena, Adrienne Arsht Center, Bernardo Fort-Brescia, Arquitectonica, and Carlos Rosso. Text by Sandy Lindsey


With helping improving the community as one of his top life goals, President & CEO of Pacific National Bank Carlos Fernandez-Guzman leaves a positive mark on Miami while making a difference in the lives of our most vulnerable population: the homeless. Featuring Carlos Fernandez-Guzman, Pacific National Bank, Chapman Partnership, Homeless Assistance Centers, MiamiDade County Homeless Trust. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila

Compass Home

If you think that making your home as tech-advanced as possible will put a strain on your interior aesthetics — or put a dent in your finances — you’ll be surprised at what a few simple tweaks can yield in terms of your energy output and financial contributions. Featuring David Bromstad, and FPL. Text by Stacy Wynn

Compass Auto

Forget everything you’ve ever thought about radar detectors. Rather than encouraging speeding, these units are the best defense against accidentally exceeding the posted limit or blasting through a School Zone. Featuring K40 Consult Line, K40. Text by Bill Lindsey

Compass Finance

Feng Shui may seem like superstition, but top corporations such as Citibank and Chase use it in their offices to maximize their business potential. Here’s what can you do to increase your financial flow. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Compass Fashion

No matter the season, one must always be prepared to be fab in a city as tropical and sun-swept as Miami. Onia is a brand that provides comfort, innovative fits and quality designs in active wear for the style-conscious. Featuring Onia, Barney’s New York, Saks Fifth Avenue, Four Seasons, Ritz-Carlton, Soho House, St. Regis, W, and Viceroy. Text by Francesca Cruz.

Compass The Arts

She was just 3 when she first picked up the violin, and the guitar and piano soon followed. By 19, Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer, Miami’s homegrown prodigy, had graduated from UM on an opera scholarship with her sights set on a career in showbiz. Featuring Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer, and The Fresh Beat Band. Text by Francesca Cruz

Compass Eco

Most of us only remember to go green on Earth Day, but going green all year long is about to get easier with these apps aimed at turning you into an ecologically friendly human. Featuring Ecoviate, Carma Carpool, Goodguide, Leafully. Text by Ros Prado

Compass Health

A salad can easily become a fat-packed disaster if topped with the wrong ingredients. So before you drown your lettuce with high-calorie creamy dressings and toppings, make sure to read this easy-peasy guide to a healthy meal. Text by Ros Prado

Compass Quote

Check out some of the most famous movie quotes of all time delivered by adorable non-human characters — from witty and snarky to downright odd…and even endearing — you won’t be able to help but repeat them over and over again. Featuring Yoda, Ralph Wiggum, Popeye, Cartman, Stitch, Pepe Le Pew, Chewebacca, Chuckie Finster, Tweety Bird, Lt. Commander Data. Text by Anja Maltav.

Compass Real Estate

Saying that Oceana Key Biscayne has unrivaled amenities isn’t an overstatement. The list starts with its prime location on the last available piece of paradise on Key Biscayne and 500 feet of private beach. Featuring Oceana Key Biscayne. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Compass Connoisseur

When you live by the motto “think fresh,” it’s no wonder Tutto Pizza & Pasta’s Chef Juca is serving up freshness in every bite of every dish on the menu of his iconic Key Biscayne restaurant. Featuring Tutto Pizza & Pasta, and Chef Juca. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila

Compass Entertainment

The Emporio Group produced their first massive concert in 1998 when Ricky Martin captivated more than 30 million people singing “La Copa De La Vida” in the Estadio Olimpico of Caracas. Featuring Emporio Group, Ricky Martin, Ricardo Arjona, Alejandro Fernandez, Chayanne, Marc Anthony, Juan Jose Leandro, Ricardo Gonzalez, Joaquin Cortes, Rosario, Camila, Hombres G, Luis Fonsi, Fito Paez, Estopa, Pablo Alboran, and Luis Miguel. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Compass Timepieces

The designers at Hermès have built an enviably reputation for their ability to transform practical items into luxury accessories. They have now turned their attention to the Apple Watch, reinventing it with understated elegance. Featuring Apple, Hermès, Hermès Apple Watch, Cartier’s Tank Watch, Incase X Parabellum Traveler Folio. Text by Bill Lindsey

Compass Balance

Meet the full time mom and CEO of Passion At First Bite, Jenny Patrizia. Also, chakras are the energy spots on your body that assist in aligning your emotions with your wellbeing — find out which scented oils coincide with which key chakras. Featuring Jenny Patrizia, Passion At First Bite, Kitchen 305. Written by Francesca Cruz

Compass Saavy

With 20 years in the world of entertainment, actress, businesswoman, entrepreneur and Miami’s own Adriana Cataño has made the pursuit of teaching youth how to break into the biz — her biz. Featuring Adriana Cataño, NBC, Fox, Nickelodeon, Telemundo, Univision, and How To Break Into Show Business & Succeed. Text by Francesca Cruz

Compass Beauty

Carita Paris’ new Haute Beaute Corps is a 3-step smoothing, slimming and firming body program. Get rid of those unpleasant dimples that go by the name of cellulite and make way for a slimmer, leaner bod. Featuring The Preparing Contour Scrub, The Contour Refiner Expert Serum, Firmness Revealing Cream, Carita Paris. Text by Francesca Cruz

Compass Travel

The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club’s rich history has shaped its legendary past through the Great Gatsby Era, The Great Depression, WWII, Y2K and beyond. All the while, it’s remained a testament that dreams. Featuring The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, Walter Hagen, Aymer Vinoy Laughner, Marilyn Monroe, President Coolidge, Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, U.S. Army Air Force and Maritime Service, SWAT. Text by Anja Maltav

Compass FYI

You can never be too productive or too high-profile (just look at The Kardashians). But whether you’re a single person start-up or working for a multi-national company, the following services will help you work more efficiently. Featuring Snack Tools, Dashlane, Ring Central, Slack, Facebook Audience Insight, Audience Owl, Google Survey, SurveryMonkey, Gusto, Hellobond, Text by Sandy Lindsey.


Closets are the latest “must-have” luxury amenity, and in some cases, can affect the price and speed of a home sale almost as much as the kitchen, master bathroom, views and pool area. Featuring California Closets, El Dorado Furniture, Palo Alto by Misura Emme, Mannequin Madness, Artefacto, and Palazzo Del Sol. Text by Yoshi Sanz.

Power Sip

Give thanks this season for the treat you’ll give yourself and your guests if you decide to sip on this autumn-inspired cocktail that serves as the perfect complement to any Thanksgiving feast. Featuring Diageo. Drink by Anja Maltav

Bar Tab

New to the food and drinks scene at Bayside, Bavaria Haus serves up delicious German treats with wide bay views and a relaxed atmosphere where good cheer reigns supreme. Featuring Bavaria Haus, Bojan Mulutinovic, Hofbrau Munchen, Diageo. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila