Enduring Pieces

The season's enticing architectural looks, alongside timeless furniture objects, combine to define a quintessential and striking living aesthetic. Featuring Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studio, Jhon Jairo Santos, Alexandra Nikolic, Rad Hourani @ MUSEØ, Wynwood, Gucci @ Capretto Shoes, SKULLS - Raquel Giménez, The Garment Hub, Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret alongside Charlotte Perriand, Cassina, Louis Vuitton, Poltrona Frau Group, Stella McCartney, Neiman Marcus, Liza Echeverry, Alexandre Birman, Dror Benshetrit for Cappellini, Marcel Wanders, Opening Ceremony, Marc Newson, Zanini De Zanine, Anne Sofie Madsen, Gerrit Thomas Rietveld

Mother Knows Best

Meet a few Key Biscayne moms who have dedicated their lives to raising a happy, healthy family and get a glimpse at what makes them worthy of the recognition they deserve. Featuring Krista DeCastro, Rose Calero-Cortes, Lori Rombeiro.

Maximizing Midtown

Visionary developers Jorge Perez and Gil Dezer, groundbreaking hotelier Sam Nazarin and design genius David Rockwell recently joined forces to create a unique development that has “everything you need, nothing you don’t.” The result is Hyde Midtown. Featuring Hyde Midtown, Carlos Rosso, The Related Group, Dezer Development, Alexandre Farto, Bayrol Jimenez, Hyde Beach Club, SLS Hotel South Beach, David Rockwell, Gil Dezer, Javier Cuadros, Javier Cuadros, Daniel Russell. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Omg.. I'm Turning Into My Mom!

“Turn that music down!” “Is that eyeliner? Go wash it off!” “Don’t forget to wear sunscreen.” OMG, Who just said that? You don’t know how it happened, but somewhere along the way you’ve turned into your parents. Featuring Dr. Holly Parker, Harvard University, Kimber Shelton, Kathleen McCoy. Text by Dena Roche

Hyper-Feminine Connotations

A strong focus on detail evokes maximalism to its chic limit, turning even the most masculine piece into an interesting, dainty desire. Featuring Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studio, Jhon Jairo Santos, Anna Boyar, Gustavo Espinoza, Dries Van Noten @ Neiman Marcus, Shops At Merrick Park, Miu Miu, H&M, Sankuanz, Jeremy Scott, MUSEØ, Wynwood, Liza Echeverry, Libsa @ The Garment Hub, Balenciaga @ Capretto Shoes, Delpozo, Gianvito Rossi.

Superior Living

When it comes to residential real estate in paradise, it doesn’t get any better than this sophisticated condo at Ocean Club’s Lake Villa One in Key Biscayne. Featuring the Ocean Club, Daniel Gaviria, Great Properties. Text by Yoshi Sanz

The Joy of Living

An open letter to my 18-year old self: What flying in a rickety plane over The Caribbean contemplating success, yielding to the present moment, quoting Kerouac and deathbed wishes taught me about love. Text by Francesca Cruz

Haute Hobbies

Stop holding off on learning a new skill or delaying a beauty appointment. Instead, treat yourself to some personal enrichment and broaden the lens you use to see the world. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila

Getting Wild in the West

Venture to the Prairieland of South Dakota and plunge into history and nature like nowhere else on Earth. Featuring Custer State Park, Gutzon Borglum, Tally’s Silver Spoon, Everest Cuisine, Murphy’s Pub & Grill, Dakotah Steakhouse & Tavern, Crazy Horse Memorial, Sitting Bull Crystal Caverns, the famous French Chandelier room, Crystal Palace and Rainbow Arch, The Sitting Bull Memorial. Text by Francesca Cruz

Compass Style

When a special occasion calls for something more unique and chic, turn to Rex Fabrics for your custom wears and you’ll never buy off the rack again. Featuring Rex Fabrics. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila

Compass Home

Finding the right pieces for your dream kitchen can be difficult, let designer Michael O’Byrn translate your personal style into a practical, safe, and stylish cooking space! Featuring Downsview Kitchen and Michael O'Byrn

Compass Auto

Driving while daydreaming might earn you an expensive ticket if you blow through a speed trap. It’s also a safety issue, which is why you need a wingman telling you when to slow it down. Featuring Escort, Escort Radar, Escort MAX 360. Text by Bill Lindsey

Compass The Arts

For artist Lu Gold, inspiration is easier to come by than you might imagine. That’s because it’s all around her, rain or shine. Featuring Lu Gold, New World School Of The Arts. Text by Cecilia Dubon Slesnick

Compass Real Estate

Ever wonder exactly what all the construction cranes dotting the sky across the water in Downtown mean to the overall South Florida economy and our property values? Read on to find out. Featuring Tony Graziano, Miami DDA Annual Residential Market Report.

Compass Fashion

120% Lino understands the undeniable allure of white linen clothing with its wonderfully neutral look that conveys an understated elegance. Featuring 120% Lino, Text by Sandy Lindsey

Compass Balance

It’s a tough world out there. One has to learn to be a tough cookie and find his or her inner (and outer) peace. Here are some options to guide you in that direction, and reinforce balance in your life. Text by Francesca Cruz

Compass Entertainment

Not sure what to do with the kids this summer once school lets out? Don’t fret. Check out these 4 off-thebeaten- path adventures that beg for a picture-perfect photo opp. Featuring Crandon Park, Jaxson's Ice Cream, Greynolds Park, The Anhinga Trail in Everglades National Park. Text by Cecilia Dubon Slesnick

Compass Travel

What do social media influencers and travel writers — who spend 80% of their time jetting off to exotic places — carry in their backpacks or satchels on their trips? Pray, do tell! Featuring Sam Vasquez, Celeste Moure, Jeremy Scott Foster. Text by Francesca Cruz

Compass Timepieces

Marty Pomphrey once said there’s something uniquely appealing about the combination of design, craftsmanship, precision and nostalgia that you find in watches. It’s a venerable industry that’s never boring. And he couldn’t be more right. Featuring Marty Pomphrey, Aulta Surf, Abe Allouche, Pancho Sullivan. Text by Bill Lindsey

Compass Metropolis

Miami has been basking in the limelight since Departures named it “City Of The Future.” Now the spotlight turns to our river, where a renaissance led by One River Point is unfolding. Featuring Shahab Karmely, KAR Properties, One River Point, Adrian Zecha.

Compass Dental

When it comes to prosthodontics, if you are seeking cosmetic or reconstructive dental work, you should do research before making a decision in order to ensure proper care. Featuring HQ Dontics Dental Centre, Dr. Hernan E. Quintero D.D.S.

Compass Eco

If nature could speak, what would she say? It’s a question we may not often (or ever) have thought about, but one that we should seriously ponder. Here’s a quick memo that could have been penned by Mother Nature herself. Text by Cecilia Dubon Slesnick


Tom Whitehurst, CFP, Ph.D., has dedicated his career to helping high net worth families and those with special needs plan for their future while continuing to create work opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities. Featuring Tom Whitehurst, Whitehurst Advisory Group of Raymond James, Work For America, Inc., Autism Speaks, Walk Far For NAAR (National Alliance For Autism Research)Dennis Pastrana, Goodwill Industries of Miami. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila

Key Player

Your home is much more than a place for your belongings, and Fernando Guardazzi of Terras Developers is designing built-to-order homes for his clients that meet their needs and exceed their expectations. Featuring Fernando Guardazzi, Terras Developers. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila


Always looking to make life easier? It’s an exciting time to be a homeowner with a barrage of tech, tools and gadgets designed to add joy and efficiency to every room in the house, even outdoors. Featuring Interiors By Steven G. Inc., El Dorado Furniture, California Closets, Miami Landscape Lighting Inc., Krups. Text by Yoshi Sanz

Power Sip

This month, take a traditional gimlet and make it a drink to remember by incorporating fresh herbs and spices into every sip. Text by Anja Maltav

The 411

Have a Heart and help build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases with the American Heart Association's Miami Heart & Stroke Ball. Featuring the Miami Heart Ball, The American Heart Association, Oceana Key Biscayne, Kensington Vanguard National Land Services, El Churrasco Steakhouse, 2016 Fort Lauderdale Air Show, International Opticians, 105 North Federal Highway, Advanced Auto Diagnostics, Marie Saint Pierre, A Night Of Celebration for The Marc Jaiden Project, Peru Gourmet 2016, Hollywood Wine & Food Fest, Seaspice, Elephantito, Yelp’s Culinary Carnival, RumBar Salsa Nights @ Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne. Also Events @ the Adrienne Arsht Center: The Hammer Trinity, Don Pasquale, Marionetas De La Esquina, Miami Symphony Season Finale, Ednita Nazario, Weird Al Yankovic. Events @ the American Airlines Arena: Carlos Vives, Florence & The Machine, R. Kelly, Ellie Goulding, Selena Gomez, WWE Smackdown. Events @ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: Bill Burr, George Benson & Boney James, Tracy Morgan, Led Zeppelin Experience. Events @ The Magic City Casino: Miami Comedian Qualifier, Gabriel Iglesias, Ultimate Miami Voice, Ultimate Miami Drag Queen, Ultimate Miami Comedian. Events @ Fairchild Tropical Garden: Mother's Day Brunch. Events @ Aventura Center: Spring Gala, American Girl Fashion Show

Encounters @ Elephantito

Renowned childrenswear brand Elephantito opened its first-ever Lifestyle Store in Miami. Owners Maria Frallicciardi and Alexandra Penso welcomed family, clients and friends to celebrate the new location. 1. Victoria & Delia Olarra, Maria Frallicciardi, Laura Villarreal, Alexandra Penso, Silvia & Mario Diaz 2. Maria Frallicciardi, Rosemarie De La Heria, Adriana Sanchez, Alexandra Penso 3. Antonio & Victoria Frallicciardi, Virgilio & Marialex Penso 4. Leopoldo Vernet, Virgilio Penso, Oscar Rodriguez, Jorge Luis Morasso

Encounters @ Grand Bay Club

International Recording Artist & Grammy Nominee Sylvia Bennett celebrated the release of her 10th studio album, It’s All About Love, at Grand Bay Club in Key Biscayne. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Sylvia Bennett, Hal Sawelson, Lynn Gallagher 2. Sylvia Bennett, Sharon Martin, Joe Peplow 3. Joe, Gale & Jeff Smith 4. Malcolm Miller-Jones, Joyce Kory, Joel Chrycy 5. Ruth Ann Miller-Jones, Marla Chasse, Steve Meyers 6. Judy Rosenblum, Jeanne Shinefield, Jean Guben 7. Nancy Denison, Cheryl Neeson 8. Emmanuele & Caroline Thomas 9. Sylvia Bennett, Janet Moorhead 10. John Gilbert, Marilyn Myles, Steven Minor 11. Lee Blakley, Hagood Clarke, Geegee Clarke, Bill Kent

Encounters w/ Fundacion Manos Del Sur

Fundacion Manos Del Sur held a fundraiser for Las Tunas ONG hosted by Florencia Badino at her residence to benefit underprivileged children from Las Tunas in Argentina. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Rocio Cernadas, Cecilia Anderson, Milagros Beem, Sol Benegas, Pilar Mercader 2. Christel Maulhardt, Poli Giberti, Cecilia Freire 3. Martina San Miguel, Florencia Badino, Angeles Padilla, Milagros Sarries 4. Teresita Iognetti, Debbie Hughes, Carolina Camilión, Milagros Carballo 5. Gloria Ramirez, Marcela Brown, Annie Mammes 6. Maria Paz Victoria, Paulina Montes, Angeles Padilla, Maria Jose Figueira 7. Magdalena Brave, Veronica, Pasmanah 8. Brunella Barnett, Maru Zichy 9. Luli Peña, Sol Benegas, Martina San Miguel 10. Joel Ini, Jonathan Martinez, Lucas Wagener, Ayelem Escobar 11. Coni Mercante, Tere Tagnetti, Romi Tirabaschi