Maniac On The Go

The 24-hour daily routine of Miami women requires a casual look that can take her from work to the gym…to the beach. Photographer: Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studio Styling & Creative Direction: Jhon Jairo Santos Styling Assistants: Angeles Almuna & Gustavo Espinoza Makeup & Hair: Joshua M. Ribadeo @ M.A.C Cosmetics Model: Dusica for Next Models Photography Assistant: Richard Mestre Production: Angela Bonilla. Featuring: SETA Apparel, Peixoto, Jerome C. Rousseau, Capretto Shoes, South Miami, H&M, Hervé Leger, ERES, Akris Punto, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bal Harbour Shops and Jerome C. Rousseau.

Wow Factor

Meet a few of Miami's top professionals of perfection to find out how they can help you yield the best version of yourself possible - no matter what you aesthetic goals. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Photos by Ximena Etchart. Featuring: Dr. John J. Martin, Jr., M.D., ophthalmologist, oculo-facial plastic surgery, Sculpture, oculo-facial surgery, laser rejuvenation, Lower Eyelid Fat Repositioning Blepharoplasty, Infini, Dr. Jaime J. Vergara, Prophylaxis, One-Day Custom Veneers, Dr. T.J. Giuffrida, M.D., Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center, skin cancer treatment and reconstructive surgery, Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeons in Miami, Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Hair Transplantation Surgery.

Home In The Making

From its first store on Calle Ocho in Little Havana, El Dorado Furniture has flourished into one of the Top 50 furniture retailers in the country by focusing on customer demands and putting family first. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila. Photos Courtesy of El Dorado Furniture. Featuring: Calle Ocho in Little Havana, El Dorado Furniture, Casa Capó, Simon Capó, Manuel Capó, El Dorado, Small Business Administration, Pedro A. Capó, VP & Chief Operations Officer, Chairman Of The Board of Amigos For Kids, El Dorado Furniture President Luis E. Capó, Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Lee Counties, Carlo Peruzzi Collection and LIV collection.

Sky-High Dreams

A spacious condo in The Ocean Club’s coveted Lake Tower is sure to welcome you home day in and day out with a breathtaking view and world-class amenities. Text by Yoshi Sanz. Realtor: Carlos Coto; The Coto Group At One Sotheby's Int'l Realty. Featuring: The Coto Group At One Sotheby's Int'l Realty

Shape Shifters

Motivation comes in many forms, and getting in the best shape of your life is just an effective workout regimen away. The fitness professionals you are about to meet can help you attain the body of your dreams in no time. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Photos by Ximena Etchart. Featuring: Bernadette Ceravolo, Pilates By Bernadette, Alex Cure, Cure Fitness, Gladys “Nena” Escotet, Pilates Zone Miami, Keith E. Skowron and The KX Method.

Get Gorgeous

If looking your best is on your agenda this season, schedule an appointment with one of these aesthetic geniuses at some of the city’s top salons & spas to ensure all heads start turning in your direction. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Photos by Ximena Etchart. Featuring: Martha Fernandez, Martha’s Salon,Lash Extensions, Hair Extensions, Balayage Treatment, Brazilian Keratin, Bobby Barros,Braid It, Cool Color/Peacock, Perfectly Accentuated, Ecstasy Salon Spa, Hisham Shane, Hair By Hisham, Hair Botox, Dipping Powder Manicure, Moroccan Pedicure and Moldovian Hair Extensions.

Confessions of a Beauty Queen

When it comes to being a beauty queen, it takes more than good looks and a beautiful body to earn the crown and don the title. Here are some reflections from beauty queens who have taken the stage and brought home the crown — and everything that comes with it. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila. Featuring: Miss USA Deshauna Barber, Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserve, Miss Cuba 2012 Damaris Aguiar, CEO & Founder of D.A.M.A. Modeling & Etiquette School, Miss Puerto Rico Belleza Latina 2009 Carolina Ruiz Mederos, Dominican Republic, The Caribbean, Natalie Ann Goenaga, the reigning Miss Coral Gables 2017 and Miss Florida hopeful and PR & Marketing field.

Life Lenses

Explore a few daily tasks as experienced by introverts and extroverts. Their differences have been documented since the beginning of time, but with a constantly evolving “connected” society emerging, the contrasts have never been more prominent. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila.


The idea for Red Flyer, The Handicapped Pets Community, an animal wheelchair loaner program, started with a dog named Bosco, a “Want Ad” and an animal-loving couple who saw an unmet need for animals with missing or disabled limbs. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila. Featuring: Nancy & Harlan Weikle, For Paws Hospice and Red Flyer.

Compass Beauty

Summertime means outdoor adventures and soaking up the sunshine; but it also means lighter apparel and flip-flops — all equaling dry and chapped skin. Have no fear, HydroPeptide is here. Text by Francesca Cruz. Featuring: HydroPeptide Stimulating Relief Balm

Compass Oasis

Aged wine and spirits barrels contain some of the most beautiful and highly prized woods. Unfortunately, the curved nature of the planks used to mean that beauty could never be used on floors and walls. Until now. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Soleras and IberiaTiles.

Compass Finance

If you’re the owner, trustee or beneficiary of a trust make sure to read some advice from Richard Reed, CPA, M. Tax, on how to checkup on it. Also make sure to check out some ways your security can be breached and tips to avoid it. Text by Stacy Wynn. Featuring: Richard Reed, CPA, M. Tax, Lancaster & Reed office in Key Biscayne and Google Glass.

Compass Culture

The Deering Estate is more than a historic home. In recent years, through engaging programming, the venue has become a destination for unique cultural experiences. Text by Cecilia Dubon Slesnick. Featuring: Charles Deering, James Deering, Southeast Miami-Dade County and Deering Estate.

Compass Real Estate

While it’s important to show a house that’s clean, bright and uncluttered, taking the next step to properly stage a home for sale will get it in and out of the market faster at a higher price. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Chris Polychron, President, National Association Of Realtors, Carlos Coto, Miami’s The Coto Group, Jeannett Slesnick and Ginger Jochem of Slesnick & Jochem in Coral Gables, Brigitte De Langeron of Miami Waterfront and Alina de la Vega MacLean.

Compass Home

See what Designer Steven G heads of Interiors By Steven G. has to saying about buying furnished real estate. Also check out some lighting and a bed set that will completely change your home for the better! Text by Stacy Wynn. Featuring: Steven G, Interiors By Steven G, Corbett Lighting,, Farreys, Savoir Beds, Christian Lacroix’ Creative Director Sacha Walckhoff and The “B” Bed Set.

Compass Dental

The Roads Dental Specialty understands that every patient is unique. In addition to providing first-rate service, they work hard to create a comfortable and welcoming environment to help overcome patient’s traditional dental anxieties. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Group Photo by Ximena Etchart. Featuring: Dr. Kenneth Knopf, Diplomate, American Board Of Endontics, Periodontist Diane Alvarez-Rodriguez, Pedontist Dr. Ashley Rosenbaum, The Roads Dental Specialty and Roads Dental Group.

Compass The Arts

Summer in Miami means mornings in the sun and afternoons indoors during the daily rainstorms that roll in. Here are some fun ways at some local hubs of creativity to get your kids’ inspired this season. Text by Cecilia Dubon Slesnick. Featuring: The Miami Children’s Museum, Young At Art children’s art museum, Lowe Art Museum at UM, Beaux Arts Camp and Beaux Arts Camp.

Compass Travel

With it’s sleepy history, culture-rich village, climate free of heat and humidity, and four true seasons, Firethorn is the residential community for South Floridians looking to escape to a unique second home just a day’s drive from Miami. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Firethorn, South Florida, Blowing Rock, Haute Living, Grandfather Mountain and Flat Top.

Compass Fashion

We’ve been giving the gals way too much fashion attention — for the summer, it’s the gents who get summer love with the hottest shorts of the season: Hello, OGUY. Text by Francesca Cruz. Featuring: Christopher Martinez, Lesly Blandon, OGUY men’s casual wear line, The Hamptons, the French Riviera, The Caribbean, The Magic City and OGUY Apparel.

Compass FYI

The Digital Age has changed just about everything, including preaching. Now it’s more important than ever to be heard. In Talking God, Father Albert Cutié aims to elevate the art of the sermon. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Talking God, Father Albert Cutié, Talking God: Preaching To Contemporary Congregations and Padre Alberto.

Key Player

Mey-Ling Perez focuses on a well-rounded, consultative approach to wealth management, with advice, fast turnaround and very personalized attention at the center of everything she does at Sabadell United Bank. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Profile Photo by Ximena Etchart. Featuring: Mey-Ling Perez, Senior VP of Private Banking & Wealth Management at Sabadell United Bank and Sabadell Bank.

Key Player

More than windows to our souls, our eyes interpret a flurry of stimuli in a split-second and can reveal stories of love, life and health. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila. Photo by Ximena Etchart. Featuring: Dr. Timothy Murray, MurrayMD and imaging of the retina at a microscopic level.

Key Player

Sofia & Michael Mauri and their team are helping Key Biscayne’s community of 4-legged, furry friends lead happier and healthier lives through Paw Life pet services. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila Photo by Ximena Etchart. Featuring: Sofia & Michael Mauri, Village Green, Bill Baggs, Paw Life and Project Pet Snip/

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, announcements, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida for July 2016! Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Delray Beach, SWAT Mosquito Misting System, Zasil & Zamara Zepeda, Maria Bonita, 2016 Florida Supercon, Miami Beach Convention Center, Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 4.5 Star Yelp Burger from Pincho Factory, Broward-Palm Beach Order The Yelp, Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Cirque Éloize, Cirkopolis, Adrienne Arsht Center, Miami Theater Center, Musical Theater Summer Camp, Miami Spice, Key Biscayne 4th Of July Parade, 4th Annual International Mango Festival, Fairchild Garden, SwimShow 2016, Shorts Gone Wild, City Theatre, The Miami Salsa Congress, Beyond The Game: Sports & The Evolution Of South Florida, Lowe Art Museum, 6 Untitled screen prints by Jason Pollock, 10 color prints from Andy Warhol’s Mao Series, Robert Mangold’s Attic Series XI, and Henry Moore’s Reclining Figure from The Fairholme Unlimited Foundation Collection.

Encounters w/ Dr. John J. Martin

Dr. John J. Martin, Jr., M.D., hosted a Summer Beauty Open House featuring some of the cosmetic industry’s top reps showcasing the latest treatments. 1. Shadi Vazquez, Ivon Saif, Dr. John J. Martin, Jr., Katherine Mayor, Claudia Sanchez 2. Katherin Mayor, Claudia Sanchez 3. Estela Duron, Katerine Batista 4. Ivon Saif, Mirta Hechler 5. Daisy Oliveros, Yoly Recio 6. Stephanie Romanach, Dr. John Martin, Jr., Liana Romanach, Alyssa Perez

Encounters w/ Brigitte De Langeron

Brigitte De Langeron and Puntino hosted a special VIP Open House & Creative Art Exhibition in Key Biscayne. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Mauricio Leon, Brigitte De Langeron, Solange Lopez, Juanita Santana 2. Cristoforo Pignata, Sabrina & Rene Jaggi, Giada Baseluce 3. Angela Rizzi, Curt Obront, Maria Palacios Rafel Pinero 4. Olga Garcia-Montes, Mercedes Toruño Ines Neuhaus 5. Giuletta Ulloa, Rocio Granados, Vivian Galego-Mendez 6. Ines Lozano, Diana Paredes, Pilar Vasquez, Barbara Viscito 7. Sofia Sohl, Monica Boccardi, Ragnhild Greve-Isdahl 8. Carolina Baronbiza, Ramiro Romani 9. Giada Baseluce, Brigitte De Langeron, Elisa Jimena 10. Evita Francuz, Jose & Eileen Ortega

Encounters @ Key Biscayne Yacht Club

The Key Biscayne Yacht Club held their highly anticipated 8th Annual “Rib Off” contest in loving memory of Dr. Bob Kemper. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. York Flick, Hedieh Kiani Sepehri, Patricia Flick, Carol Craiglow 2. Scott Sharp, Dr. T.J. Giuffrida, York Flick 3. Kelly Guma, Caren Lopez, Anne Tootle, Julie Islami 4. Maggie Weisson, Carol Craiglow, Carmen Sabates 5. Jessica Green, Andrea Madral, Elisa Gibellini, Alexandra Elfmont 6. Bobby Haney, Rafa Momeñe, Jonathan & Carolina Greiffenstein 7. Matt Bramson, Gustavo Alonso, Felicia Albanese, Mitch Kieffer 8. Enrique Gaston, Jorge Luzarraga, Michael Bracken, Angel Maruri 9. Mike & Maria Davey, Tom McCormick 10. Kelli, Lori & Katie Rombeiro 11. Tom Weber, Beth Alzola, Alan Kuppers

Encounters w/ Auberge Miami

The Related Group celebrated the opening of Auberge Residences & Spa at Miami’s new Piero Lissoni-designed Sales Center during a standing-room only event that included an intimate sneak peek of the Adrianne Arsht Center’s summer show, Cirque Éloize’s Cirkopolis, and opening remarks by the development team. — Photos by World Red Eye 1. Carlos Rosso, Raimundo Onetto, Henry Pino, Rodrigo Gana 2. Sandra Veiga, Monica Veiga, Michelle Dantonio, Mariam Fouda, Jennifer Castro 3. Rosi Borroto, Sid Sidan, Cecilia Samaja, Yury Bylina, Marlene De Cespedes 4. Patricia Velazquez, Susan Trevisa, Fabiana Bosca, Patrick Vysata 5. Rodrigo Palacios, Hector Pinto, Sebastian Somerville 6. Arlyz Morales, Ena Espino 7. Bianca & Sebastien Geraci 8. Catalina Martinez, John Paul Perez 9. Daria Nevaghno, Kristina Amid 10. Hector & Monica Torres 11. Sandra Heath, Chanilia Nixon 12. Lisbeth Hazoury, Christianne Leon, Silvana Capuzzo, Lorena Palacios 13. Suzanne Oostdyk, Ena Espino

Encounters w/ Branches, Inc.

Branches, Inc., celebrated its 13th Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Benefit Dinner & Auction at JW Marriott Marquis to benefit the long-term success and life-changing opportunities for low-income children, youth and families. 1. Katrina Wright, Frank Fernandez, Vanessa Inchausti, Fabiola & Roger Obeso 2. Rodney Bell, Brent McLaughlin, Carlos Suarez 3. Maury Odell, Judge Bronwyn Miller, Bill Jones, Rey Hernandez 4. Jon Batchelor, Jr., Ana Batchelor, Jon Batchelor, Carolyn Batchelor 5. Brent McLaughlin, Nancy & Jon Batchelor, Trish & Dan Bell 6. Chadrick Head, Tessie Barrinat, Tres Wilson, Alan & Helene Goldfarb

Encounters w/ Barnes Int’l Realty

Barnes Int’l Realty’s Art Department hosted an exhibition by Key Biscayne resident Florencia Godward entitled It’s A Small World After All. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Mercedes Durrieu, Florencia Godward, Federico Albrecht 2. Jim Agard, Christopher Kuhn 3. Alejandra Jaramillo, Amelita Montilla, Maria Eugenia Mauro 4. Matilda Peslier, Anne Moynet