Issue – December 2017

Beachside Treasure

The masterpiece 240-unit luxury condominium, Oceana Bal Harbour from developer and art mogul Eduardo Costantini is expected to break records in South Florida with a $1.3 billion sell out. It’s already revered as one of the most successful real estate developments in Miami.

Artsy Accessories

While Art Week may only arrive once a year, the mark it leaves on our shores is wide. Below are some top-notch artsy accessories to help give your home that artsy feel year round.

Festive Occasion

A very special Costume Party was hosted by Brigitte De Langeron at Fortune International Realty in Key Biscayne with catering by Tutto Pizza Pasta.

Shining Philanthropy

A fundraiser was held at Sazingg with a percentage of sales donated to Pan y Amor.

Regal Respite

This totally remodeled 3 Bed + Den, 5 Bath unit at Club Tower Two features spectacular views to the ocean, beach, bay, city lights and sunsets all year round. Showcasing spectacular finishes, tons of natural light around every corner and superior attention to detail inside and out, it’s the perfect place to call home.

SKI Dreams

SKIUSA hosted an exclusive invitation-only year-end event for top VIPs to celebrate SKIUSA Aspen Snowmass and the Little Nell ski season kickoff party.

Yoga Power

Skanda Yoga celebrated the inauguration of the opening of their new Key Biscayne location

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida.

Heavenly Gathering

The Marian Center Auxiliary invited guests of Farrey’s Kitchen + Bath to a private celebration of food, fun and philanthropy at Joe’s Stone Crab.

Premier Prosecco

A satisfyingly light concoction inspired by our city’s recreational vibe, enjoy this chicly crafted cocktail in any of our many scenic locales.

Tennis Time

Fundacion Armando El Futuro held their 8th Annual Tennis Tournament in memory of Edward L. Plotkin to benefit current projects in Colombia for the education of underprivileged children.

Exceptional Accesories

With fixtures and lighting seamlessly balanced on the cutting-edge of both pragmatism and comfort, Farrey’s Lighting + Bath contains everything anyone could want to make their house a home.

Follow The Leaders

FemCity held a reception at Stefano’s to introduce the professional women business network that aims to inspire female entrepreneurs online and across 75 communities.

Pure Love

The Tina Daley Foundation teamed up with Jane Foreman Sports to host Tina’s Tennis Tourney, a gathering to celebrate fitness and philanthropy.

Timeless Experience

Bal Harbour Shops hosted a special Collectors Cocktail Reception inviting guests to a private viewing of rare timepieces.

Diamonds Forever

Diamonds On The Key celebrated its 10-year anniversary at Cipriani with an extra-special birthday celebration for owner Christina Termine.

Curated Couture

Bal Harbour Shops and Key Biscayne Magazine teamed up to showcase some of Key Biscayne’s Most Stylish Women. Their fashion insights and trend predictions are in inspiration to anyone looking to amp up their look this season and beyond

Art Time

A cocktail gathering was held at Commenoz Gallery for the inauguration of an exposition by Jordi Prat Pons entitled As Time Goes By, with the artist flying in for the event.

Art on Art

Stepping inside one of the most celebrated private collections in Miami, we welcome the Art Basel season with show-stopping looks for the season.

Artistic Adventures

Able experts at navigating one of the world's most creative of carouses, we’ve corralled some choice tips for curating a delightful and hassle-free experience during this year’s Art Week.

Artistic Inspiration

Eric Smith believes that everyone has an artistic expression that is waiting to be unleashed. Through his company, Redwood Media Group, which owns 6 fine art shows across the country, he is giving back.

Fashion With Conscience

Miami has turned into a world-class destination recognized for its effervescent nightlife, beaches, and increasingly, for its conscientious fashion. Check out 3 boutiques leading the way.

Simply Irresistible

A chef-driven concept kitchen with serious legs, Top Chef champ Jeremy Ford provides our populace with refreshing repast at Stubborn Seeds.

Gaga Gallery

A clear counterpoint to the image of the art collector as a stodgy, cobwebbed miser, collector couple Javier & Monica Mora take a lively approach to their appreciation of the visual arts.

And Then There Was Light

Although perhaps not as scenically placed as the more recognizable Cape Florida, the lesser recognized (but equally romantic) Fowey Rocks Lighthouse is located a scant 7 miles off the coast of Key Biscayne.

Star-Spangled Sparkle

Tis that season again, time to adorn yourself with all things that shimmer, twinkle and shine — your beauty must-haves for the holidays are here.

Young Investors

Teaching children about money is something on every parent’s to-do list. But what about investing for teens and young adults? They have the great advantage of time. In fact, there’s no better time to start than right now.

Kitchen Couture

The holiday season reminds us of the importance of the home and the most central room in it, the kitchen. Ready for an update? We’ve got a sampling of the most “Intagram-Worthy” kitchen trends for 2018.

Whippet Good

What’s better than enjoying perfectly mild temperature while your friends’ social media is streaming the latest snow storm? Sharing it with a friend! Collected below are 3 precious pups from local rescues who’d love to be your tanning partner during the yuletide season.

Curated With Compassion

Beauty. It inhabits every aspect of our isle, from its scenic natural lustre to the enticing interiors of our homes. Meet a woman responsible for imbuing it with that much more aesthetic excellence.

Forceful Form

A first-generation Cuban artist and unimpeachable portion of our city’s artistic community, Abstrk’s work encapsulates the whole of an ever-complex civic consciousness.

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.

Show Me The Way

Despite the celebrities, gentry and throngs of tourists that flock to the French Riviera’s top vacation spot, St. Tropez remains La Peregrina Pearl of the Côte d’Azur.

Super Cycle

Adding a bold new “spin” to indoor cycle centers, Key Biscayne’s new RPM Indoor Cycling sports everything necessary to take your fitness regimen to a whole new level.

Vertical Miami

As One Park Grove goes vertical, it not only enhances the skyline of Coconut Grove, but also brings the laid-back neighborhood into an entirely new era of high-style living.

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.

Modish Merchants

Family-owned and imminently fashionable, see why savvy shoppers have been making Bal Harbour Shops a priority for 50 years and counting.

Dr. Dog

New research shows that the microbes contained in a dog’s gut could have a probiotic effect on the human body — fostering the growth of positive microorganisms and enhancing overall health.

Ace Accessories

Great news for fashion fans everywhere: That indisputable Gables go-to for hot clothing options, Neiman Marcus, has just premiered a new area devoted to the hottest handbags.

On Display

A few years ago when my wife was cleaning out her storage unit on a mission to de-clutter her life, she came across a painting she made in elementary school that won 1st Place at the Youth Fair.

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Love Those Tunes

Sylvia Bennett’s much-anticipated CD release for I Wish You Love included a Dinner & Show held inside Mariposa at Neiman Marcus Coral Gables.

All United

The All For Venezuela fashion show in Key Biscayne benefitted Friends Of The Children Of Venezuela, a Miami-based nonprofit in charge of vulnerable and hospitalized children in Venezuela.