Luxury

It’s In The Bag

This winter, it’s not about the dress, it’s not about the jewelry — it’s all about the bag. Bring in all of your wow factor with a purse that lets them know: I’ve got it in the bag!

Cure For Boring

The term “4-door sedan” rarely conjures images of smoking tires, redlined tachometers and flashing blue lights in the rearview mirror, unless you’re discussing the Dodge Charger.

Clearly Classic

Ralph Lauren is well-known in the classic car world for his exquisite taste in cars. His 1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic Coupe (well worth Googling to see) inspired the 45mm Steel masterpiece, part of his legendary Automotive Collection.

Creative Sparkle

With offerings ranging from intricate filigree necklaces to Disney-themed charm bracelets, the new Pandora at Brickell City Centre is a must-stop for jewelry and gifts. Celebrate the official grand opening this month with a series of events from Nov. 3-6.

Jag’s Back

Jaguar is best known for its iconic E-Type, a car that introduced the world to British Racing Green and performance that would rip your face off. Happily, after a decade of frumpy sedans, “Jag is back” in the form of the F-Type.

Glittering Gifts

We know the terror of ever-procrastinated holiday shopping. The palpitations. The shopper’s shoulder-slouch. The thousand-eye stares. Luckily, there’s a select shop newly opened in Miami Design District to set your anxieties at ease.

Boating Basics

We all know Moses is responsible for the 10 Commandments, but if he was a boater, he would have had to make one more trip up the mountain for the following words of wisdom.

YACHT SPECTACULAR: Navigating the new & improved Miami International Boat Show

Miami retains its title as is the winter destination for all things boating and yachting with over $4 billion in new and brokerage vessels, marine accessories, glamorous clothing, art, food and music coming to town Feb 16-20. For its second year, over at the Miami Marine Stadium is the world-famous Miami International Boat Show (MIBS) with its Strictly Sail component at Downtown’s Miamarina at Bayfront Park. Collins Avenue is home to Yachts Miami Beach, a completely separate show; and Watson Island hosts the invitation-only Superyacht Miami.

Yacht Flips

Coffeetable books are more than just books. The best ones are considered art, décor, and collectible. Check out a few bringing the glamour of yachting into your home, office or, better yet, your yacht salon.

Global Time

For 60+ years, The Admiral’s Cup was the ultimate challenge for the world’s best ocean racing teams, each entering 3 yachts. More than simply a sponsor, in 1991, Corum’s yachts, Saphir, Rubis and Diamant won the event.

Love Me Tender

Every vessel in this collection would make an excellent choice as a tender to a superyacht, providing transportation to and from shore, taking guests fishing, diving or on cruises to explore local waters where the main yacht can't go. Each would also be a great choice as a primary boat. Text by Bill Lindsey

Star Time

It’s easy to describe a timepiece as “breathtaking” — but in the case of the stunningly unique Midnight Planétarium by Van Cleef & Arpels, it’s actually an understatement.

The New Super Car

In addition to redefining the term “sleek,” Acura’s original NSX was something the world had never seen before: a reliable supercar. But then, in 2005, it suddenly went away.

Timeless Style

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.

Shockingly Good

Tesla Motors’ groundbreaking Model 3 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.

Louis, Louis, Oh Baby

As a defining design house, trend titans Louis Vuitton announce an exciting collaboration with famed artist Jeff Koons.

Egg-squisite Complication

The term “complicated” does not normally have pleasant associations, and the Fabergé name is most often associated with eggs owned by Russian Czars. However, when you combine these terms, you get the fabulous Visionnaire DTZ.

Breathtaking Bike

The Williamson Goods & Supply’s $35,000 Wheelman Bicycle was made for tooling around Key Biscayne and staying in shape while looking great on our glamorous isle and being “green” at the same time.

Topless Beauty

Yeah, we know, the title made you look. But now that we have your attention, what’s better than a convertible or a coupe? That’s easy — a car that’s both. Behold the miraculous 911 Targa.

Time Machine

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.

Elegant Exclusivity

While most world-class timepieces are created by firms whose origins date 100 or more years, the little-known operation known as Guebel Forsey is a notable exception. Founded in 2004, the firm has set the chronological world on its ear.

Bespoke Time

We all recognize the appeal of the perfect fit of custom-made suits and shoes, and now we can enjoy the same personification in our timepiece, thanks to a band of master craftsmen in Connecticut.

Roomy & Zoomy

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.

Wristwear Weekend

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.

Breathtaking Glamour

Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, Jewelry Designer Irene Zingg was greatly influenced by the beauty of her surroundings and the tastes of her father who was a successful entrepreneur and fine jewelry collector.

Extreme Decadence

It’s ironic that the same company that brought us the VW Beetle, the ”People’s Car,” also brings us a car that makes billionaires jealous if they see one roll past.

Sparkling Expertise

Christina Termine understands that a diamond is the ultimate symbol of love — valuable, precious and rare. Her 35-year career in the fine jewelry industry spans every facet from sales and buying to design and manufacturing, and her company Diamonds On The Key is at the forefront of everything that sparkles.

Skinny Style

While a bulky wristwatch straight off a Navy SEAL makes a significant statement, occasionally one desires a more refined and elegant means of keeping track of time. For black-tie events and really special occasions, consider the Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Automatic.

Wrist Art

Just as Bugatti automobiles combine the romance and Art Deco style of an air of the ‘30s with the most cutting-edge technology, so too does Parmigiani Fleur’s latest timepiece, the Type 390.

Amazingly Audi

August Horch’s first carmaking firm, founded in 1898, bore his name (Horch & Cie), which he rather liked. So, when he started a new firm, he called it “Audi,” the Latin translation for “hark,” often pronounced “horch.”

Kitchen Couture

When it comes to necessary accessories for your kitchen, there’s a thousand manufacturers vying for your attention. We’ve whittled down this year’s selection to a collection of appetizing additions.

Return Of Supra

Just as Mothra hated Godzilla in all those cheesy movies, Toyota’s Supra hated the Nissan Z car. Dropped 20 years ago in favor of the basic, boring Camry, the Supra is back and badder than ever.

Pedal Faster

We’re all in awe of the super-fit packs of bicyclists zooming around on carbon fiber racing bikes wearing aerodynamic helmets. If you want the instant respect but don’t look good in sweaty spandex, all you need is Richard Mille’s new cycling watch.

MAGNIFICENT HARVEST

Hands have been the most important tool for mankind throughout history. This is especially true in the fine art that is the creation of Prosecco Foss Marai, where the grapes are harvested by hand in a rigorous and refined process.

Tactile Shopper

Haute plumbing brand Franke is expanding its presence in the U.S. with the announcement of new retail destinations, with Farrey’s Lighting + Bath being the first in the entire East Coast.

Elite Access

The LH-Finance Pre-Qualification VIP Program gets potential buyers Very VIP access to the 30th Annual Miami Yacht Show, the city’s premier luxury yacht show on Collins Avenue.

Tesla’s Toy

In addition to an uncanny ability to wrangle electricity better than anyone, Nikola Tesla had a wicked sense of style. If he were around today, he might well be driving a Morgan EV3.

Super Security

Owning a watch collection is exciting until you realize how much they are worth and all but the one currently on your wrist are stashed in a remarkably unsecure dresser drawer.

NAUTICAL NECESSITIES

In honor of the Miami International Boat Show, we’ve scoured all corners of our marketplace for the finest in marine accessories sure to get you eager to set sail.

Yacht Thrills

Key Biscayne becomes the ultimate destination for boating enthusiasts from around the globe as both the Miami International Boat Show and Strictly Sail drop anchor at the Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin to create one all-inclusive venue featuring over $3 billion in all things nautical on Feb. 15-19. If that isn’t enough vessels, boat gear and accessories for you, there's also the completely separate Miami Yacht Show on Collins Avenue and the invitation-only Super Yachts Miami on Watson Island running concurrently featuring another $1 billion in yachts and nautical merchandise to explore.

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Philanthropy Impact

Toby & Bill Rohrer have dedicated their time, talent and treasure to causes they passionately believe in — and their efforts have not only changed countless lives, they’ve also inspired others to make a difference with their own contributions.

Spirit of Giving

Key Biscayne is recognized around the world for the generosity and philanthropic endeavors of its residents. Meet a few islanders dedicating their free time toward causes they are passionate about in the hopes of doing their part to help make our community a better place to live, work and prosper.