Often indelibly associated with an illiberal cult of personality, when it comes to fashion, no brand is borne upon a single back. Best exemplifying (and celebrating) the power of teamwork within atelier-based artistry is Lafayette 148 New York, a commandingly cosmopolitan line for the modern woman poignantly permeating our sunny shores. Spearheaded by CEO & Founder Deirdre Quinn, Chief Creative Officer Barbara Gast and Creative Director Emily Smith, Lafayette 148 New York’s Sino-influenced professional pieces effortlessly broadcast the well-oiled machinations at the harmonious heart of this expansive brand while simultaneously encouraging and enlivening the increasingly emergent woman of today. Interested in seeing some of this glamorous garb in person? Lafayette 148 New York has a number of notable locations in South Florida, including their recently opened boutique at Brickell City Centre; Lafayette148NY.com.
From local dishes to haute cuisine with Caribbean island flair, the British Virgin Island’s culinary scene is as diverse as the islands themselves. There’s no better time to indulge your palate than during the simply scrumptious BVI Food Fête.
Within your wardrobe are the secrets to not only looking good but feeling great. Often referred to as “Dopamine Dressing,” how you dress can be an antidote to dark days. Certain colors can boost your mood, as can donning an outfit that has positive emotional significance. Herewith: The experts weigh in.