Issue - April 2018


Celebrating the arrival of springtime by portraying the best the fashion season has to offer.

Meeting Of The Minds

Brown Harris Stevens held its second BHS Miami Annual Meeting at East Hotel in Brickell City Centre to celebrate the success of the firm in the Miami market

Style In Paradise

The official opening of Camila Canabal Boutique welcomed special guests to peruse the store’s extensive collection of handbags, accessories, sportswear, sleepwear and lingerie.

Making A Difference

The Key Biscayne Woman’s Club celebrated their landmark 65th Anniversary. Since their founding in 1952, they have granted over 158 Key Biscayne Scholarships and continue to make other charitable community contributions.

Deliciously Divine

The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne celebrated the anniversary of Lightkeepers with small bites, cocktails a surprises served to guests.

Fashion With Purpose

The 13th Annual Runway To Knowledge event to benefit Fundacion Manos Del Sur was held at The Rusty Pelican in Key Biscayne. The soiree included a special champagne breakfast, a fashion show by Coco Paris, a bazaar and a silent auction.

Artistic Connections

Commenoz Gallery hosted a cocktail reception where guests toured the gallery’s latest collections and exhibits.

Meet & Mingle

The Key Biscayne Community Foundation held their annual Aqua Party at The Key Biscayne Yacht Club, where guests enjoyed an evening of mixing, mingling and networking.

Children First

Lardo-Do-Caminho USA held a fundraiser to benefit an orphanage in Sao Paulo, hosted by Patricia Zottolo, Claudia Leme, Grabriela Cheli & Patricia Sales.

In Good Taste

Citi Taste Of Tennis featured food prepared by leading chefs and appearances by the world’s top tennis players in the heart of Miami.

The 411

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


What constitutes a generous donation depends on the individual. For some on a tight budget, $10 is huge, while others may be able to provide a multi-million dollar donation. Here are several examples of the power of donations that may well have represented the life savings of the donors.

The Crux of Want

How to remedy being insatiable? When your pursuit of happiness equates to a ravenous need for more, it might be time to re-evaluate your priorities.


The latest trends of the season combine to yield looks that represent the modern-day philanthropist — proving once more that when it comes to creating a better world, the only rule is that there are no rules.

Rooftop Refresher

Best enjoyed from the balcony of an artfully decorated hi-rise, this Hugo Spritz cocktail is a must-have while enjoying the perks of Magic City living.

Garden in the Sky

This luxurious 3,520 sq. ft. Roof Garden Penthouse with 4 beds/5.5 baths, staff quarters and 3 parking spaces at Ocean Club in Key Biscayne features ocean, bay and city views from every room and offers resort-style living in paradise.

Island United

The pounding heart of our island’s philanthropic endeavors, the Key Biscayne Community Foundation makes our village’s charitable impulses just that much easier to implement.

Key To Success

An inspiration for all people regardless of age, Martin Frallicciardi’s philanthropically full life is a shining testament to Key Biscayne’s commitment to positive change.

Smart Money

In a season of giving, we focus the radar on the tax implications of charitable giving and how you can best structure your estate. Zachary “Zak” Mann of Coastal Wealth offers a quick overview for every philanthropic budget.

Creative Claverol

With her 2018 collection “Everyday Stripes” and its bold colors, unexpected stripe patterns and asymmetric combinations that elevate any look, Mary Jane Claverol brings a new contemporary aesthetic to the Miami fashion scene.

Creative Eye

Great pet photography elevates pictures of animals into an art form. Paola Paladini’s photos honor the bonds we have with the furry members of our family and bring as many smiles to our faces as the pets do themselves.

Young Giving

Age-appropriate volunteering is the perfect way for the young to explore their talents and feel — perhaps for the first time — that they are a part of something larger than themselves.

Medical Science

The most advanced surgical platform today, Robotic Surgery is minimally invasive with less pain, reduced blood loss, less scarring, shorter hospital stays and faster recovery. Best of all, it’s available locally at Mercy Hospital.

Big Bang Beauty Theory

Whether you’re a diehard Star Wars fan, a devotee of SpaceX or a Carl Sagan groupie, it’s almost impossible not to feel the gravitational pull toward these intergalactic-themed beauty products.

Customized Living

California Closets was founded on the principal that exceptional design transforms people’s lives. They see a home as more than a place — it’s a source of comfort and refuge, a space for connection and celebration.

All The World’s A Stage

Unknown to a shockingly large segment of our city, one of Miami’s greatest strengths is its ever-expanding theatrical scene. Below are 4 premier Magic City theatre companies and their current season’s programming.

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.

Compass Pets

Spring has sprung, and with it comes renewed access to all of our awesome waterside activities. You know who else would love a dip? Each and every one of these canine companions picked from local shelters.

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.

Icelandic Intrigue

A stunningly beautiful country with icy glaciers, hot springs and surreal landscapes is the most fancied travel destination of the moment: Velkominn to Iceland.

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.”

Downtown Delight

The feminine, understated, glamorous, trend-led and bold collections of Maje are ideal for South Florida women who juggle many personal and professional roles in one 24-hour cycle.

With Bells On

A heartful merging of our city’s creative and charitable impulses, the Miami Music Project teaches underserved youth that they can march to the beat of their own drum.

A Cut Above

Star sushi auteurs fresh from their NYC debut, Azabu Miami Beach offers Magic City locals a tantalizing taste of one of our nation’s fastest-rising gourmands.

Social Grace

Perhaps no place on Earth embodies the power of giving more perfectly than Key Biscayne.


Island Hop

A glimpse into Key Biscayne’s dynamic social scene

Sweet Treats

From the Everything Cookie to PB&J, Blueberry Cheesecake and S’Mores, Chip City has a flavor for just about any taste in Miami and beyond.