Hawt Stuff

Slim swimwear silhouettes with a savage dose of animal patterns applied in variations of metallic hues convey aesthetic codes from designer Thalassa Boom and her current Spring/Summer lineup. Featuring Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studio, Taylor Youngblood, Thalassa Boom Resort Wear, Gianvito Rossi @ Capretto Shoes,

A Thing of Beauty

Addressing the aging side-effects of wanderlust: Firsthand experiences with treatments and procedures, performed by leading South Florida medspas, to revive, restore and beautify today, tomorrow and forever. Featuring Miami Surgical Center, Hydrafacial MD, Orlando Sam, Genesis Laser, Maria Cristina Fernandez, Lisa & Lenny Hochstein, Hochstein MedSpa, ThermiSmooth Face, VelaShape III, CoolSculpting, Vivid Face. Text by Francesca Cruz

Pros of Pretty

We’ve scoured the ever-expanding aesthetic enhancement scene to bring you the city’s best and brightest beauty makers. Featuring Dr. John J. Martin Jr., MD, Dr. T.J. Giuffrida, Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center, Dr. Jaime Vergara DDS, Key Biscayne Family Dentistry, Dr. Silvia Rotemberg, MD, Rotemberg Plastic Surgery, PLLC,

It's Always Sunny

Ready to go from cool to pool? Let the spicy Miami sunlight bring the graphic geometry and boldness from our curated selection of summer looks to life. Featuring Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studio, Jhon Jairo Santos, Janica Compte, y Chanel @ The Webster, Miami Beach, Stuart Weitzman @ Capretto Shoes, Panarea Couture, Fendi @ Designer Eyes, Brickell City Centre, Noralozza, Philippe Barland, Balmain, Gucci, Tommy Hilfiger Collection, Oscar De La Renta, Macchiavella, Fit Mama, Agua Bendita, @ CityPlace Doral, Macchiavella, Dior, Marni, Chloé, Mara Hoffman, Alaïa, Olympia Le-Tan, Miu Miu, Saint Laurent,

Body Shifters

Confident that your best body is just a few sessions away, meet the top trainers making Miami mighty, one workout regimen at a time. Featuring Bernadette Ceravolo, Pilates Center By Bernadette, Alex Cure, Cure Fitness, William Cameron, Lina Vallejo, Skanda Yoga Studio, Robert Didonato, Myocortex,

Pure Pampering

Suffering from the slings of a bad hair day? Or just feel that the comforting treatments you deserve have been few and far between? We’ve found a few pampering professionals ready to give you the top-tier treatment you deserve. Featuring Bobby Barros, Ecstasy Salon Spa, Martha Fernandez, Martha’s Salon, Gustavo Berroeta, Rik Rak Salon,

Skier's Jewel

A favorite amongst the world’s most expert skiers, the Ski Portillo resort in Portillo, Chile, remains relatively unknown by the general public. SKIUSA Founder & Principal Eduardo Gaz, who has been going to this idyllic destination for the past 21 consecutive years, thinks it’s the perfect way to beat Florida’s summer heat. Featuring Ski USA, Eduardo Gaz, Miguel Purcell. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Surreal Living

This architectural beauty on an oversized Harbor Drive lot in Key Biscayne provides ample room for the entire family including a large backyard, sunset panoramic views of the island and vaulted ceilings. Featuring the Coto Group, One Sotheby's International Realty

Compass Pets

As edenic as a Village summer may be, you could always add a little something extra; specifically, the undying affection of a lifelong companion. Below are just a few passionate pooches eager to join in an island adventure. Featuring Good Karma Pets, Paws 4 You, 100 Plus Abandoned Dogs, Applause Your Paws, Dee Hoult.

Compass Pastimes

You don’t have to lie to us, Key Rats. While raising children is undoubtedly one of the greatest joys man can conceive, it can also occasionally be as draining on our patience as it is on the pocketbook. That’s precisely why we’ve highlighted the below activities that’ll wear your tiny tots out while adding to their college fund savings in the process. Featuring Fruit & Spice Park, Bill Graham’s Farm Village, Adrienne Arsht Center, The Key, our Local Libraries. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Balance

Following up on the success of her two meditation albums in Spanish, popular Holistic Life Coach, Certified ThetaHealing Instructor, Motivator & Meditation Leader Lorena Coyle has released her first English album: EON Meditations For The Soul. Featuring Lorena Coyle, EON Meditations For The Soul, Text by Sandy Lindsey

Compass Timepieces

While most world-class timepieces are created by firms whose origins date 100 or more years, the littleknown operation known as Guebel Forsey is a notable exception. Founded in 2004, the firm has set the chronological world on its ear. Featuring Robert Greubel, Stephan Forsey, Double Tourbillion 30° Technique, GreubelForsey. Text by Bill Lindsey

Compass Style

Masterminding a bold and breezy brand that perfectly complements our city’s climes, Designer Nicky Zimmerman sat down to give us the 411 on the latest look to take the Magic City by storm. Featuring Nicky Zimmerman. Text by Hugh Marchand

Compass The Arts

Practicing a primeval artform carefully refined over millennia, Miami-based Ceramicist James Herring’s work bridges a widening gap between our past and present. Featuring James Herring, Red Herring Pottery, Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Health

Dramatically enhancing Nicklaus Children Hospital’s ability to serve the region’s youth, the facility’s new Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion offers a leading-edge care environment combined with amenities to support critically ill kids — and the families who love them. Featuring Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Connoisseur

An iconic institution based on one of our most scenic bay sides, sandy standby The Rusty Pelican is instituting some innovative new changes for their customer base. Featuring The Rusty Pelican. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Entertainment

Think you have a dream job? Meet Carlo Biasiotto, CEO of Italian sparkling wine titans Foss Marai. His business? Celebration. Featuring Foss Marai, Carlosn Biasiotto. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Fashion

With summer’s sweat comes that age-old fashion dilemma: What to wear?! Offering an alluring vision of Italian splendor is sizzling swimsuit line Panarea Couture. Featuring Valentina Shah, Panarea Couture. Text by Hugh Marchand

Compass Oasis

The kitchen is the heart of the home and the countertop is one of its most important design elements. It needs to be stylish and elegant and at the same functional and durable. i-TOPKer exceeds those requirements, and then some. Featuring Iberia Tiles, i-TOPKer Solutions. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Compass Flashback

Check out what Key Biscayne’s Westwood Drive looked like in the 1950's! Featuring KBhistory, Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Auto

Chances are good you have some passing awareness of the 1970’s-era uber-cheesy Smokey & The Bandit movies. All 3 movies were truly stinkers, but the car was cool. Now it’s back and badder than ever. Featuring Trans Am, Chevy. Text by Bill Lindsey

Compass Beauty

A shocking styleset eternally linked to liberated womanhood, trimmed tresses are making a major comeback in this most peculiar of periods, and men and women around the globe are loving it. Text by Hugh Marchand


At some point in her life, Sofia Victoria De La Pena has played nearly every sport: soccer, tennis, golf, volleyball, swimming, etc. In 2012, her zeal for physical activity and her wish to better her community through service led to her launching Fit Kids Day. Featuring Sofia Victoria De La Pena, Fit Kids Day, Mario Diaz-Ballart,


Boldly tackle the mound of goods available to that most materialistic of subsets — children. Collected here are a few fantastical objects and accessories any kid would be happy to receive, no matter what the occasion. Featuring Kalorik, Baby Cottons at Shops At Merrick Park, Sobe Promos, Human Horizons Art School, Sun Pop Life. Text by Ryan Jarrell

The 411

Get out of your shell and into this one at Ella's Oyster Bar and all other happenings in this month's 411. Featuring Ella’s Oyster Bar, Florida Supercon, Slava’s Snowshow, Swat Mosquito Systems, Miami Curves Week, Broadstone Brickell, Brilliance Jewels, Second Sundays at Faena Forum, HistoryMiami’s Hurricane Andrew: 25 Years Later, Miami Seaquarium, Super Splashtacular Summer Event, Paul McCartney, Miami Medical Center, Children’s Trust Champions For Children Awards Ceremony, Miami Home Design & Remodeling Show, Miami Salsa Congress, Lyric Live @ Black Archives Historic Lyric Theatre,

Encounters @ Costa Med

Costa Med hosted a “Women In Champagne” Wine Dinner Series with Champagne Philippe Gonet by Chantal Gonet. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Antonio Braschi, Chantal Gonet 2. Mauricio Rizzo, Mariana Cajaravilla, Celeste Bailey 3. Alexandra Leighton, Fernando Sucre 4. Bibi Delfino, Liz Schweitzer, Elisa Braschi

Encounters @ The Square

The Square celebrated the renovation of the shopping center with cocktails and entertainment during a special event that brought the community together. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Susan Braun, Vivian Galego-Mendez, Rocio Granados, Natalia Reparaz 2. Miranda Stasulli, Arthur, Victoria & Hidey Frank 3. Mary Tague, Sunita Cenci 4. Astrid Gotthold, Enrique Urioste, Candelara Stupenengo 5. Lina Boschetti, Mariana Quintero, Johanna Lersundy 6. Alicia Ortiz, Michele Estevez, Taytana Chiocchetti 7. Micaela Tomulescu, Diego Betancourt, Chiri Lola 8. Patricia Madueño, Francesca Black, Ines Neuhaus, Viviana Franchy 9. Rebecca Broadhurst, Nicholas Guarch 10. Carmen B. Llano-White, Tatjana Surev, Nora Camejo 11. Ribbon-cutting ceremony

Encounters w/ Brown Harris Stevens

Brown Harris Stevens Referral & Relocation Services, a member of two of the most powerful independent referral networks in the industry, held a Grand Opening of their new office located at the Key Biscayne Galleria Mall. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 2. Phil Gutman, Chris Blackman, Vivian Dimond, Mark Zilbert 3. Chris & Lesa Blackman 4. Rochelle Fraga, Nancy Hogan, Vivian Dimond, Ingrid Sanchez 5. Lisa Blackman, Antonio & Nora Camejo, Saneta & Morten Ebbeskov Jankovic 6. Eduardo & Ceci Sanchez, Kim Haug, German Botero 7. Tatiana Castillo, Yoandra Lisa, Ingrid Sanchez, Mercy Mijenes 8. Katie Petros, Christine Wing 9. Elsa Corbett, Natalia Anda, Monica Henao, Cesar Gomez 10. Fritz Wagor, Florence Saado, Debbie Preston 11. Patrick & Cristina Greeve

Encounters w/ BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon Wealth Management, Kaufman Rossin, Pena Garcia & Diz PLLC invited guests to an interactive Spring Business Reception at The Ocean Club. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Dan & Debby Zabludowski, Ron & Virginia Pena 2. Ed London, Ignacio Garcia 3. Trish & York Flik, Mike Bracken,Scott & Kara Sharp 4. Dr. Ronda Fuchs, Debby Zabludowski, Dr. John Martin, Julie & Barry Mukamal

Encounters w/ Key Biscayne Lions Club

The Key Biscayne Lions Club held their annual dinner at The Yacht Club to celebrate the installation of their new president, Alberto Velaz. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Martin Murphy, Juan Tejera, Rita & Elbio Jimenez, Luis Olarte 2. Todd Jonas, Mathew Campbell 3. Alberto Velaz, Laurie Bertamaao, Roberto Gentilini, Rita & Elbio Jimenez 4. Dr. Jaime Vergara, Bryan Lynch, Enrique Garcia