Issue – July/August 2013

One Diet For All?

The Flexitarian Diet promises to help you drop pounds, live healthier and potentially add years to your life, all the while making your fridge — and tastebuds — happy.


We’ve gathered some essential gym and fitness equipment you don’t need a membership for —that’s because you can bring each one of these home to ensure you’re workouts are as private as your weight.

Fierce Tranquility

When it comes to showing off all the assets you’ve worked so hard to achieve this season, remember that your wardrobe is as important as the skin you’re in.


From reader-submitted and Facebook nominations to the selections of an independent panel of beauty experts and our editorial board picks, we hope you agree that this year’s finalists all represent want makes the residents of Key Biscayne truly beautiful — from the inside out.


This spectacular Key Biscayne residence at The Ocean Club is just waiting for a family to open its doors, step in and feel right at home all year round.

Best you

From hair to nails to makeup and everything in between, these salon and spa professionals are sure to make you look your best all year round.


If you’re looking to take your physical fitness to the next level, these South Florida wellness experts will help you achieve the best version of yourself possible — as long as you’re willing to put in the time and effort it takes to yield greatness

Beauty Makers

Next time you look in the mirror, you might want to keep these professionals of perfection in mind. Their skills, expertise and reputation will help you achieve just about anything you want to improve upon inside and out.

Beautiful Insight

The Fountain Of Youth and promise of eternal beauty is like the Holy Grail — always eluding us. As a society, we’re in a constant quest for the next best beauty remedy. Between concoctions, elixirs, potions, new apparatuses, even mathematical formulations, we find ourselves in a perpetual pilgrimage in search of beauty. Herewith: Some expert perspectives on the subject to help you determine your next move.

Charity’s Star

By enhancing the civic and social fabric of this global city, Estrellita Sibila is enriching Miami one cause at a time by virtue of her charity organization aptly named PhilanthroFest.

Just Add Water

Some of the most anticipated trends for Summer 2013 are one-piece suits, cover-ups and mix-and-match styles...helped along in large part by celebrities such as Beyoncé, Rihanna and Kate Moss.

Concierge Dockage

Run by a team of lifelong boaters who are committed to service and coastal conservation, Rickenbacker Marina meets and exceeds a yacht owner’s needs.

Inside Out

With purchases on the rise, those looking to take advantage of the market need to pick the right partner to make sure the money is there when they need it.

Dangerous Curves

The Mercedes E-Class used to be a stylish, but less-than-exciting option, but suddenly it seems like a pure bad boy in a bespoke suit.

Southern Air

The new outdoor collection from Florida-based furniture brand David Francis perfectly captures a spirit that is both classically Southern and totally modern.

Wow Wines

South Florida wineries put a twist on our favorite dinner beverage with mango, lychee, passion fruit, guava and carambola varieties as well as the more traditional grape as the main ingredients.

4th Magic

More than breathtaking fireworks, celebrating Independence Day in South Florida can yield a few memories that will last a lifetime.

Time Savvy

Part of the true jetset? Celebrate that international lifestyle with these travel-inspired timepieces ready to tell time around the world.

Tropical Retreat

Buy your own piece of paradise at Zemi Beach’s new luxury residences in Anguilla, perfect for living or a quick getaway all year.

Bright Side

Make sure to protect yourself from harmful sunrays whenever you’re outside with La Mer’s first in-sun collection, one of the latest offerings from the venerable brand.

Small World

Fashion, art and travel combine in the new Travel Book series from global style icon Louis Vuitton. It’s a study of thought, destinations, style, art & culture.

The 411

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

Pretty In Pink

Leave the pink lemonade aside and opt instead for this buzz-inducing cocktail ready to make all your summer parties the talk of the town.

Power Chugs

Discover some cocktails and libations that give an energy boost, cut down on hangovers, and offer much more besides great taste and an unforgettable experience.

Inside & Out

Call it intuition, a finely honed skill I’ve developed throughout the years or a by-product of my career as a journalist — whatever it is, I can tell with almost 100% accuracy when somebody is beautiful inside.

Celebrating Life

Relay For Life held their annual fundraiser in Key Biscayne at The Village Green to raise cancer awareness around the island and beyond.

Anticipated Arrival

Terra Group celebrated the groundbreaking of Grove At Grand Bay with a ceremony and private reception to mark construction of the project, heralded as the most significant residential development in Coconut Grove in over a decade.

Stylish Unveil

Violetas unveiled the exclusive home collection of renowned designer Kelly Wearstler, a completely distinctive style that juxtaposes refinement with rawness and melds color, whimsy, sophistication and swank.

Luxe Welcome

The Related Group celebrated the groundbreaking of BeachWalk in Hallandale Beach, a new luxury condominium that is already over 80% reserved.

Glam Night

WaxMee Salon & Spa recently hosted a glamorous celebration in honor of their clients filled with drinks, food, music, fun and lots of giveaways.

Wise Investments

Douglas Elliman’s Leadership Retreat kicked off at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne and featured managers and top-producing agents touring exclusive properties throughout South Florida.

Memorable Night

The Key Biscayne Yacht Club held a Brazilian Night hosted by Seabelle Heidi Leal & Commodore Dwight Hewett. The evening included dancing, music, dinner, entertainment and much more.

Fashionable Encounters

Key Biscayne Summer Lifestyle held a Fashion Show & Bazaar at Grand Bay Club to benefit Link To Bloom, a non-profit that serves as a link between women in need and professionals who can provide resources.

Movie Night

Biscayne Nature Center presented their Wild & Scenic Film Festival Gala to support nature by exploring programming for under-served children.


Island Hopping

Key Biscayners were out in full force this season as a charitable force took hold and the philanthropic spirit was alive and well to the benefit of all those in need of a helping hand.

Lasting Legacy 

Just as you would pass down a priceless family heirloom to future generations, inspiring the spirit of giving to all those in your life can set off a domino effect that has the power to change the world.