Issue - May/June 2015

Inspired Living

El Dorado is a pioneer in South Florida home furnishings, believing that one size does not fit all and creativity should thrive inside each and every home.

Sky-High Dreams

When it comes to the evolution of The Magic City, The Related Group is at the forefront of what’s new, what’s next and what’s going to propel Miami to new heights.

Artisanal Touch

Behold: The season’s most enticing collections, defined by detailed craftsmanship.

Eclecticism at Different Heights

Elevate your look this season with colorful, intricate dresses and separates that are far from your normal everyday dress code.

Magic MOMS

These Key Biscayne mothers make magic happen each and every day, ensuring their kids lead the happiest lives possible and that all their dreams come true, one smile at a time.

Exquisite Living

A unique home combines superior interior design elements with luxury details, a spacious layout at unmatched ocean views at The Ocean Club in Key Biscayne.

NEW HORIZONS

Teaching your kids to stand up to peer pressure isn’t as tough as you might think. It just takes some time, a little self-esteem building and lots of tender loving care.

Investing In The Future

Investing more than dollars and cents, Sande Taylor, a Financial Consultant for Charles Schwab, helps girls reach their potential through mentoring, motivation and education.

Queen Of Hearts

EDM Duchess Alison Wonderland was raised on TRL’s pop programming which spawned a generation of musicians that are marrying genres…and this DJ has her hands in all of them.

Is It Different This Time?

Over the past 20 years, global stock & bond markets have experienced tremendous booms and severe busts as innovation spurred by low rates and aggressive central bank action has led to accelerated growth and rampant speculation.

Alternative Athletics

Summer is around the corner and we all want to look our best. But honestly, doing cardio is so yesterday! These fun and innovative alternatives are sure to make you break a sweat without killing you of boredom.

LIFE SWOOSH

Your 30s are probably the most powerful decade in your life. You’ve finally figured out who you are and what you want, and now you’re chasing your dreams like a coyote on a mission. Here are a few basic things you should already have down by the time the Big 3-0 comes around.

Donut Daze

Donuts are so dear to our hearts, there’s a couple of holidays devoted to the dessert! One to honor them in November and another to celebrate donuts in June.

Eco Flicks

If you find yourself pondering the universe and looking for ways to help the environment, here are a few must-watch Eco Documentaries sure to be both eye-opening and incredibly entertaining.

GOOD & PLENTY

This edible guide will have you feeling like gold, evoking some inner balance and visiting local organic farms to commune with Mother Nature as you pick your own tasty treasures.

Perfect Spaces

Unique and functional spaces that respect the natural balance of a room is the mission of Corners Interior Design, where they strive to understand each client’s specific needs and partner with them to achieve their ideal spaces.

Hot Travels

Arriba! Arriba! Andale, Andale! During a hot sauce tour of Mexico’s Playa Del Carmen, you’ll encounter gastronomic creations infused with hot sauce to bedevil your tastebuds and surprise you with every bite.

Brazilian Influence

Whether the project is new construction or the re-imagining of a classic such as South Beach’s iconic The Shore Club, the Brazilian influence is being seen in Miami real estate — inside and out.

Updated Classics

WatchBasel 2015 was notable for a pair of new additions to the Rolex line that are sure to either make time stand still or make it fly, no matter where your adventures take you this season and beyond.

Skin Deep

With age comes wisdom, and some undesired consequences to our skin. It loses its luster, may start to sag, and lines and wrinkles will inevitably start to develop. These changes depend on genetics, sun exposure, smoking history, health status and other considerations.

Bespoke Brilliance

Lincoln’s Black Label program goes far beyond being an innovative way to create the ultimate in luxury sedans and SUVs — it also opens the door to a sumptuous lifestyle.

Pencil It In

In an ideal world, everyone would prioritize family time above anything else. But as we all know, work commitments, deadlines and the endless stream of errands and chores we have to tackle each day tends to eat away at quality time with those we love.

The 411

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

Egg-sotic Eats

When it comes to everyone’s favorite breakfast staple, there’s so much to love. But next time you’re ready to whip up an egg-centric meal, you may want to consider all your options outside the coop before you grease up the pan.

Accessorized Abode

Accessorizing the haute home goes beyond the expected paintings, vases, throw-pillows and rugs. The following selections combine artistry and purpose while adding a distinctive pizzazz.

Cider House Rules

Cider is shrouded in mystery — so much so that many would describe it as a two-faced refreshment. Sometimes syrupy, sometimes sour, many of its advocates aren’t even clear on how to differentiate it from its non-alcoholic, yet similarly named chief ingredient: unfiltered, unsweetened apple juice.

Flavor Savor

As much as we want to believe that we begin our lives with a genetic predisposition for or against certain foods, the truth is our environment plays a larger role in our predilections than we care to admit.

GROWTH GUARANTEE

Whether you’re early in your career or climbing toward the top of the corporate ladder, there’s always room to grow your empire while staying on top of your personal and professional game. Here a few tips that will help you rise to the top.

New Era

Park Grove hosted a roundtable discussion with Coconut Grove retailers that highlighted the bright future ahead for the neighborhood.

Life Savers

Commenoz Gallery held a special fundraiser to benefit Relay For Life and all of the lives the organization touches on a daily basis.

Tennis Special

Miami Open champions return to The Cliff Drysdale Tennis Center for the 6th consecutive year in an unprecedented, intimate gathering of the world’s top tennis players.

Artistic Showcase

The Key Biscayne Art Festival at the Village Green presented a diverse mix of arts, crafts, music and food for the community to enjoy.

YAcht Flaunt

KB Yacht Club held their annual Commodore Ball with guests enjoying a formal evening full of fun and friends.

Open House

Brigitte Nachtigall and Great Properties International Realty hosted a special Open House at 420 Harbor Drive for more than 100 brokers, clients and friends.

Come Together

The Aqua Party celebrates the idea of “One Community, One Future”, showcasing that what we can accomplish together is greater than what we can do individually.

Toys Galore

Toy Town celebrated their 18th Anniversary with a party for everyone to enjoy the special occassion.

VIP Touch

Rafael Nadal took time to meet with Sabadell clients and friends at the JW Marriott Marquis while in town for the Miami Open.

Popular

Tax Talk

EWM hosted an informative seminar on Tax Reform Law and its implications on the real estate market and Miami-Dade’s ordinance on Section 8 Housing Discrimination.

Critical Issues

As a law school student, journalist, health educator and guardian ad litem, Risa Berrin has always gravitated toward health and education issues. Upon realizing that teens were dealing with serious life issues, she founded the Health Information Project (HIP).