Compass Timepieces

Bal Harbour is synonymous with exclusivity and excellence. The Bal Harbour Shops Collectors Weekend solidifies that reputation with special and limited-edition watches from the world’s premier watch and jewelry brands alongside an exhibition of prized show cars. Featuring: Audemars Piguet, Buccellati, Bulgari, Chanel, Chopard, F.P. Journe, Graff, Harry Winston, Hublot, IWC, Panerai, Tourneau, Van Cleef & Arpels, Bal Harbour Shops Collectors Weekend, Chanel Premiere Camelia Skeleton Rubis, Harry Winston Opus 14, Hublot Big Bang Unico Red Sapphire, Van Cleef & Arpels Midnight Nuit Lumineuse, Bulgari Octo Finissimo, F.P. Journe Tryptic Vagabondage and the Patek Philippe World Time Ref.

Compass Home

You can’t put just any dog house in the backyard of a multi-million dollar Key Biscayne home, especially if that backyard can be seen from the water. The Solution? An architecturally significant Dog Manor. Text by Morgan Lindsey. Featuring: Hecate Verona Dog Manor.

Compass Travel

A lot of what is believed to be venerable ski wisdom is actually false. To get to the heart of the matter, we asked Ski Travel Expert & Avid Skier Eduardo Gaz to give us the truth about some common ski myths. Tips by Eduardo Gaz. Featuring: Eduardo Gaz, CEO & Founder of TTW Group, SKIUSA, SKIBrasil and SELECTIONS.

Compass Auto

The term “Station Wagon” may evoke images of Chevy Chase and The Griswolds on vacation, but if you need to haul a lot of stuff, this BMW is a better option than a minivan or gargantuan SUV. Text by Bill Lindsey. Featuring: BMW 3 Series Touring and BMW USA.

Compass Eco

Solar co-ops help bring affordable green power to homeowners. Based on the same principal as buying in bulk, co-op members purchase solar panel systems together to save money and make the process less daunting. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Solar Power, Anya Schoolman, FL-SUN and Community Power Network.

Compass Boutique

If you’re hunting down the latest tropical trends, Boho Hunter is definitely a place you should have on your style radar all year long. Text bu Mariela Ortega. Featuring: Boho Hunter, Wynwood and Eden Roc in Miami Beach.

Compass Finance

Looking to join thousands of other Miamians in a potential home renovation? We have some quick tips to make your redecorating an (almost) enjoyable experience. Also check out some options on how to leverage the equity of your home! Text by Sandy Fernandez and Felix Ruiz.

Compass Pets

The holiday season is upon us, a time to put family at the forefront of our minds. And what better way to celebrate family than to add another member to it? Below are perfect pooches that’ll help complete any home. Also check out some alternatives for a leash that'll make your dog training efforts worth it! Text by Ryan Jarrell and Ashley Lambert. Featuring: Ashley Lambert, Applause Your Paws, BDRR and Paws4You.

Compass The Arts

Amassing a lifetime of training in the visual arts, expert woodcarver Luis Gonzalez has made a serious name for himself in The Magic City art world. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Luis Gonzalez and Mamalu Wood.

Compass Entertainment

Bibliophiles, it’s your favorite time of year! That’s right, that exhilaratingly erudite (and endlessly entertaining) cavalcade of authors, illustrators and personalities of all types known as the Miami Book Fair is once more upon us! Text by Ryan Jarrell. Photos Courtesy of Miami Book Fair. Featuring: Miami Book Fair, Mercedes Lackey, Faith Erin Hicks, Joe Biden and Children’s Alley.

Compass Fashion

When it comes to looking for your best for big meetings or for a night out on the town, these top trends for the season will make sure jaws drop and heads turn no matter what the occasion. Text by Mariela Ortega. Featuring: Silvia Tcherassi, Céline, Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs and Rihanna.


Captain Rick Murphy believes that when you’re a leader in the fishing community, you lead by example. So he organized a team of 30 volunteers to deliver labor and much-needed supplies to Keys residents whose homes and lives were uprooted by Hurricane Irma. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Hurricane Andrew, Captain Rick Murphy, Chevy Florida Insider Fishing Report, Texas Insider Fishing Report and Sportsman’s Adventures, RM Media, Comtel Studios, South Dade High School, Captain Pablo Rodriquez, Star brite, Chevrolet, Turk Builders and the RM Media Family & Friends.

Inspired Spaces

In a city enthused with aesthetics, who are the designers, architects and visionaries leading us into bold new terrain? Meet a few professionals in the design field who stand, powerfully, apart from the competition. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Portraits by Edward Leal. Project Photos Courtesy of Respective Designers. Featuring: Sean Daigle of Downsview Kitchens, Juno Beach Showroom, Adriana Victoria of El Dorado Furniture, Diana Alba of Alba Design, David Miranda of DIDAHome.

The Stepford Wife

Get one step closer to the inevitable future of artificial intelligence with out-of-this world styles inspiring an out-of-the-box mindset. Photography: Pablo Costanzo Fashion Styling: Mariela Ortega (Fashion Contributor) Hair & Makeup: Cesar Ferrete Model: Katja for The Syndical Photography Assistant: Sean McCabe. Featuring: Givenchy, Gig Couture, Bossa Concept, Céline, Missoni, Zana Bayne, Alexander Wang, Juliette Ghamra, MK and Karen Walker.

From Within

Inspired by the natural disasters that have so recently affected our world, we invite you on a stylish visual journey portraying the beauty of introspection and the powerful results it has on the very nature of humanity. Photography: Nick Garcia Fashion Styling & Art Direction: Mariela Ortega (Fashion Contributor) Hair & Makeup: Cesar Ferrete Model: Candice Franqui for Next Models Miami Photography Assistant: Richard Mestre Location: Roam Miami, 118 SW S. River Dr.; Featuring: Patricia Amaral, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Saks Fifth Avenue Dadeland Mall, Gucci, Neiman Marcus Coral Gables, Proenza Schouler, Stella McCartney, And Other Stories, Fendi, Dries Van Noten, Balenciaga, Giorgio Armani, Simone Rochas, Style Mafia, Zimmermann, and Dior.

Sunny Oasis

This completely renovated 3-story modern waterfront estate on Island Drive in Key Biscayne is perfectly situated on one of the highest streets on the island and features luxurious interiors and several outside terraces throughout so you can enjoy sunny skies and wonderful breezes all year round. Realtor: Brigitte Nachtigall of B Nachtigall Properties.


They’re the sights of some of our strongest familial remembrances. Shouldn’t they be outfitted in décor as original as the family that inhabits them? Below are our top picks for fantastic dining room accessories sure to top your holiday wishlist. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Wooden Condiment Pinch Cups by New Hampshire Bowl & Board, Personalized Raised Wine Barrel Lazy Susan by Wine Enthusiast, Linden Gray Corner Nook Set w/ Bench by El Dorado Furniture, Lou Sideboard and Sleek Ceiling Fan by Monte Carlo.

Snow Fate

For more than 50 years, Vail has been a premier destination for passionate skiiers, snowboarders, world-class athletes and families alike. SKIUSA Founder & Principal Eduardo Gaz is a fan of its renowned slopes and the nearby exclusive Beaver Creek, complete with lavish amenities, impeccable service and slopes worthy of World Cup racing. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Photos Courtesy of SKIUSA. Featuring: Eduardo Gaz Founder & Principal of SKIBrasil, The Americas, SKIUSA, McDonald’s, Matsuhisa, Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert DeNiro, B&B’s, Four Seasons, Ritz-Carlton, Adventure Ridge, Forest Flyer Mountain Coaster, Silverthorne, Beaver Creek, The Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch, Beaver Creek’s Beanos Cabin, Game Creek, 10th Mountain Division, Jennifer ViditzWard, Vail Resorts, Night Skiing, Keystone and Park City, Heavenl, Northstar, Lake Tahoe, Whistler Blackcomb, Rob Katz CEO of Vail Resorts, ZERO and ViditzWard.

Eco Alert

Leading scientists have warned us for years of the consequences involving climate change and the inevitable doomsday waltz our planet is entangled in. Our ecosystem is in peril so right about now is a good time to bust out the superhero suit. Text by Francesca Cruz. Featuring: Mexico City, Richter scale, UFO, Needles, California, Mars Attacks!, Johnson Space Center, Book Of Revelation, the Old Testament, Day Of The Lord, The Hour, Judaism, Islam, Jesus, Damascus, Hinduism, Vishnu, National Wildlife Federation, The National Academies Of Sciences Engineering Medicine, Award-winning Actor & United Nations Messenger Of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio’s, Antarctic and Greenland.

Miami To The Rescue

Even before we had the chance to clean up the debris from Irma, days before power was fully restored and the aftermath fully behind us, Miamians were mobilizing to help others affected by natural disasters around the world. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Irma, Miami, North Carolina, The Keys, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Caribbean, Mexico, Maggie Fernandez, Community Emergency Operations Center, Kara Lundren, Upper Keys, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Islamorada, Sugarloaf Key, Xtreme Lacrosse, Fraser Yachts, Puerto Rico, Melissa Saldaña, Natascha Otero-Santiago, Director of Digital Strategy at Latin 2 Latin Marketing + Communications, Governor Rick Scott, Sallie Ann Rodriguez Special Projects Director for Natcom Global, Miami Foundation, Marlon Hill and U.S. Caribbean Strong Relief Fund.

Compass Apparel

A superiorly stylish troika dictating the bounds and borders of urban fashionality, meet the visionary women responsible for the elevated look of fashion house Lafayette 148 New York. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Lafayette 148 New York, CEO & Founder Deirdre Quinn, Chief Creative Officer Barbara Gast and Creative Director Emily Smith.

September 2017

Compass Style

A regal glimpse into the complex fashionways of beleaguered Venezuela, Daniela Panaro and ultra-feminine line No Pise La Grama have made an undeniable effect on our world’s wider fashion sense. Text by Hugh Marchand. Featuring: No Pise La Grama and Daniela Panaro.

September 2017

Compass Wear

Courageously innovating our intimates, lux lingerie line Giapenta integrates landmark textile technology with a classical sense of chic to enhance that most delicate of delicates. Text by Hugh Marchand. Featuring: Giapenta.

September 2017

Compass Living

The artful ultra-luxury condominium Oceana Bal Harbor just got even more exclusive with the recent opening of Ballerina, the first residents-only restaurant operated by Starr Catering Group in Miami. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Jeff Koon, Seated Ballerina, Oceana Bal Harbour and Ballerina at Oceana Bal Harbour.

September 2017

Compass Design

A celeb-studded spectacular not to be missed, the Miami Home Design & Remodeling Show’s Design Innovator Showcase offers an innovative edge to an already sensational expo. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Photos Courtesy of Featuring: Miami Home Design & Remodeling Show.

September 2017

Compass Health

If you do one thing every day that makes you happy, eventually you will create a pattern of behaviors that will lead you to a lifetime of content. Here are a few things you can do right now to shift your mindset and change your life. Text by Sandy Fernandez.

September 2017

Compass Oasis

Outdoor lighting provides the finishing touch to a home’s exterior, enhances the beauty of a spectacular garden and lights the darkness of night for security and safety. There are many things to consider when selecting the correct lighting. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Farrey’s Lighting & Bath.

September 2017

Compass Flashback

Learn more about the fascinating history of the The Key Biscayne Shopping Center! Text by Ryan Jarrell. Before photo courtesy of the Key Biscayne Historical & Heritage Society After photo by Marcelo Araica.

September 2017

Compass Fashion

A Miami-based designer of peerless pieces of handcrafted jewelry, Sazingg Founder Irene Zingg gives us a glimpse into the arduous creative process necessary when pursuing perfection. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Sazingg’s Irene Zingg.

September 2017

Compass Pets

One thing that’s easy to tell about our island: From its pedestrian-friendly byways to its bevy of bark parks, Key Biscayners love dogs! For just those Key Rats interested in increasing their family size by one, we’ve collected below a selection of star pooches eager for a taste of island living. Also check out what Dee Hoult, CEO of Applause Your Paws, has to say about taking your dog to the park! Text by Ryan Jarrell and Dee Hoult. Featuring: Dee Hoult, Applause Your Paws and Yelp.

September 2017