All or Nothing

Wondering if you’re losing or winning? The following style variations will command that a look with aptitude is the way to gain victory with style. Nothing Photography: Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studio Styling & Art Direction: Jhon Jairo Santos Makeup & Hair: Cesar Ferrette @ Rik Rak Salon Models: Liv Solorzano @ Wilhelmina Models, along Kennedi Ireland @ Elite Models Photography Assistant: Richard Mestre Production: Angela Bonilla. Featuring: Etro @ Neiman Marcus, Shops At Merrick Park, Erika Peña, Caralarga, Moda Zeta, Petit Pois Viviana Gabeiras, Seta Apparel @ CityPlace Doral, Maryjane Claverol, Manolo Blahnik, Valentino, Capretto Shoes, Prabal Gurung, Chanel, Banana Republic, Delpozo, Françoise Montague, Sergio Rossi, H&M, Jonathan Saunders for Diane Von Furstenberg, Jerome C. Rousseau, Ermanno Scervino, Dries Van Noten, Céline, Erdem, Jimmy Choo and Petit Pois by Viviana G.

Helping Hands

An institution formed by the charitable hearts of millions, Mercy Hospital represents everything positive our emergent metropolis offers. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Mercy Hospital.

Greek Inspired

This Greek-inspired home is a one-of-a-kind architectural masterpiece, located on one of Key Biscayne’s most sought-after, wide canals. There are no bridges to the bay and you can pull right up in a yacht up to 70 feet as you watch the manatees and dolphins swim right by your backyard. Realtors: Daniel Gaviria and Anna Somarriba. Featuring: Great Properties International.


Can’t you feel it? The incipient sizzle? Summer is right around the corner, and you know what that means: Outdoor entertaining just got serious. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Uuni 3 Wood-fired Pizza Oven, Eucalyptus Wood Serving Cart by World Market, Bahama Pendant Lamp by Maxim, 68 Series by Aqua Fire Pit and Disegna Decking by Deco 27.

Science Spectacular

A cutting-edge institution peerless in its exhibitions, the Phillip & Patricia Frost Science Museum could be the most exciting building to open in years. And in Miami, that’s really saying something. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Photos Courtesy of Philip & Patrica Frost Science Museum. Featuring: Phillip & Patricia Frost Science Museum, Grimshaw Architects, Dr. Jorge Perez Gallego and Zach Ransom.

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, announcements, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Death & Harry Houdini, Adrienne Arsht Center, Baptist Health Express Care, Monty’s Maynia, Taste Of Brickell Food & Wine Festival, Windhaven Insurance Orange Bowl Paddle Championship, Pitbull & Enrique Iglesias, Rolling Loud Festival, The Redlands International Orchid Show, Deering Estate, Miami Beach Air & Sea Show, Key Biscayne Chamber of Commerce’s 60th Anniversary Signature Event, The Raleigh, Cocktail Shake-Off, Geigel Marble & Design, Friends Of The Underline, Burger & Beer Friday @ Marlins Park, El Dorado Furniture, 50 Years/50 Families Campaign. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Dream Big

Have extra space in the house, maybe an extra bedroom or a dining room you no longer use? Or even just some under-utilized square footage? The designers at California Closets Miami say that this is your chance to create the craft room, multipurpose space, library, ultimate chef’s pantry or private retreat that you’ve always wanted. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: California Closets Miami.

Power Sip

When the occasion calls for a stylish, refreshing mocktail for the whole family, this sparkling pear recipe promises to pack a punch all year round. Drink by Anja Maltav. Featuring: La Croix Peach Pear Sparking Water

Compass Oasis

Summer’s coming! Are you prepared to beat the heat? Farrey’s Lighting + Bath carries all kinds of stylish options to make sure your home looks every bit as cool as it feels. Featuring Farrey's Lighting + Bath. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Travel

Looking for an engaging, exhilarating weekend away this month? Key Biscaynebased Ski USA has a couple of ideas for the Miamian who thinks they’ve tried everything. Featuring Ski USA. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Giving

Enlightening the lives of miniature Miamian’s for the last 30 years, below is just one example of the many charitable changes the Voices For Children Foundation have made in our city. Featuring Voices For Children Foundation, Amelia Guzman, Mirtha Fuentes. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Auto

Tesla Motors’ groundbreaking Model X made the electric car a viable option, combining technology with sensual styling. They are now back with the Model X, a crossover that adds a big jolt of functionality to the mix. Featuring Tesla Model X, NASA, Nikola Tesla.

Compass Listings

Interested in living on the island? Or maybe you’re already a Key Rat looking to expand your peninsular portfolio? Whatever the reason, we’ve gathered some of the hottest properties in the village from some of the island’s top producers. Featuring Emma Jauregui, Fortune International Realty, Maureen Jauregui, Joan McCaughan, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, Gloria Ramirez, Great Properties. Compiled by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Timepieces

Founded in Frankfurt in 1921, Braun AG evolved into a leading manufacturer of audio equipment, consumer appliances, timepieces and personal grooming products. The company’s trademark is designs that belong in a museum of modern art. Featuring Braun BN0095 Prestige Chronograph. Text by Bill Lindsey

Compass Home

Servicing North America for an even halfcentury, Downsview Kitchens is a one-stop spot for the finest in kitchen cabinetry. Featuring Downsview Kitchen.

Compass Beauty

A measured refutation of the contentious conviction that a woman is only beautiful when encrusted in cosmetics, the look du jour for this season? Bold and bare. Featuring Designer Dries Van Norten. Text by Hugh Marchand

Compass Finance

Ready to take the giant leap from being a philanthropist who supports causes near and dear to your heart to starting an actual non-profit of your very own? You’ll need to keep the below tips in mind to help complement your noble intentions. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Compass Connoisseur

In honor of Earth Day, we’ve combed our neighborhoods for the best cruelty-free cuisine our city has to offer. Here are some top picks for moral (and mouth-watering) eateries. Featuring Choices Cafe, Full Bloom, and Eden in Eden

Compass Community

Big news on the philanthropy front: The United Way Of Miami-Dade turns 93 this month, making it almost an even century The Magic City has been touched by this outstandingly obliging organization. Featuring United Way of Miami Dade, United Way Center For Financial Stability. Text Ryan Jarrell

Compass Style

Effortless. Airy. Undeniably modern. Newly opened boutique COS is asking the Magic City to reconsider what satisfies as style. Featuring COS, Atul Pathak, Miami Design District. Text by Hugh Marchand

Compass The Arts

With a wide body of work that always makes one look twice, Miami-based artist Federico Uribe’s recycled sculptures are a bold mix of the Seussian and the sobering. Featuring Federico Uribe. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Flashback

Irrefutable proof that the Key Biscayne Postal Service takes the carriage of the Isle’s correspondence very seriously, the below image is assumed to have been taken in the aftermath of 1965’s Hurricane Betsy, at the Corner of Ridgewood & West Enid Drive. A low-lying island, The Key has always been prone to flooding from even the lightest of thunderstorms, at least until the 1996 installation of comprehensive storm sewers. Note the extension of the Key Biscayne Community School/K-8 Center in the “after” photo, not present in the original archival image. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Salud

Drawing deeply from the community they love so much, Mercy Hospital’s volunteers form an integral portion of the compassionate caregiving Mercy supplies our community. Featuring Mercy Hospital. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Pets

This spring, why not greet the warm weather with a brand new walking buddy? Below are some furry friends from surrounding shelters who’d love to start a new life with you. FEaturing Applause Your Pws, 100 Plus Abandoned Dogs of Everglades Florida, Paws4U, Dee Hoult. Text by Ryan Jarrell


As President & CEO of the Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe, Evelio C. Torres works to help children reach their full potential every day by providing school readiness services to over 50,000 young children yearly. Featuring Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe, Evelio C. Torres, Florida Department Of Education’s PreK-20 Education Strategic Plan. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Oh The People You'll Meet

From helping build a school in a hillside barrio of Quito, Ecuador, to rubbing elbows with Manhattan and Dublin society, one writer shares the experiences she’s had meeting interesting people through philanthropy. Featuring Sheila O’Malley, Anthony O’Reilly, H.J. Heinz Company, Desmond Guinness, Bryan Guinness, Diana Mitford, American Ballet Theater, Elizabeth Arden, Margaret Case, Eleanor Roosevelt, Helena Rubinstein, Lilly Dache, Edith Head, Claire McCardell, Adele Simpson and Carmel Snow, Denise Courshon, Miami City Ballet, Edward Villella, New York City Ballet. Text by Irene Moore

Touching Lives

An integral aspect of the Key Biscayne community, Ed & Claire London bear a success not measured in networths and property values. To this philanthropic couple, true success has only one barometer: The number of lives they touch. Featuring Edward London, Claire London, Browns, Key Biscayne Community Foundation, Melissa McCaughan White. Text by Ryan Jarrell

The Great Indoors

Completed in 2016 and designed by Marta Zubillaga of Zubillaga Design, this adjusted 4,553 sq. ft. ultramodern home — with an overall area of 7,690 sq. ft. — is located in the heart of Key Biscayne. Featuring Mark Chatburn, Park Lane Realty.

Give & Get

Perfect weather. Beautiful beaches. Endless servings of croquetas. There are countless ways we, as enthusiastic citizens, have taken from our city. Herewith: 20 FUN ways to give back. Featuring Hands On Miami, Humane Society of Miami, Crisis Text Line, Youth For Understanding, Miami Lighthouse For The Blind & Visually Impaired, Dumond Primate Conservancy, Special Olympics Of Florida, VolunteerMatch, Florida State Parks, Volunteer Committees & Boards, Orange Bowl Leadership Academy, SAVE, Vocal ID, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Code For Miami, Operation Gratitude, The Palace, Heartland Hospice, Seasons, The Miami Foundation. Text by Ryan Jarrell

All Pretty Little Things

Daring and lavish? She’s got it! Take a visual journey mixing of all the sparkling complements that add an extra touch of boldness to any look. Featuring Acne Studios, MRKT Avenue Deux, Miami Design District, Saint Laurent, Gucci, Elizabeth Cole Fine Jewelry, Capretto Shoes, Giancarlo Designs, Diamonds On The Key, Gaskell Jewelry, Giancarlo Designs, Nick Garcia, BlindLight Studio, Jhon Jairo Santos, Modesta Petkeviciute, Rik Rak, Van Cleef & Arpels, Etro @ Neiman Marcus, Shops At Merrick, Gaskell Jewelry, Jimmy Choo, Marc Jacobs, Stella McCartney, Citrus, Eddie Parker