Issue – September/October 2017

New Wave

Brave and genius, we introduce you to a group of talented designers providing a breath of fresh air to the South Florida landscape with aesthetics that are powerful and relevant within the current momentum.

Chic Closets

Fashion-forward as we are in this city, there’s always one aspect of our wardrobe we loath to let others admire: Our closets. We spotlight a number of wondrous wardrobe essentials that will change the way you pick out what to wear.

Nature Oasis

This 7 bed/6.5 bath estate built in 2005 on Palmwood Lane in Key Biscayne showcases pure elegance and exquisite finishes within a sprawling tri-level residence in the heart of paradise.

A step ahead, A bag to play!

For every shoe a woman wants, there’s a bag to match; Here’s an exclusive look at Jorge Bischoff’s Fall season’s best.

Visionary Venture

The Pritzker Prize-winner designed Park Grove is set to deliver a new level of luxury to Coconut Grove this Fall/Winter season.

It Never Gets Old

A maximalist exploration of rich textiles, colors and exuberant patterns that reminds us of the influence the past has on our present.


Ariadna Gutierrez shows us how to lead the season in style, with lavish looks and a dose of glamour and aptitude.

Frankly My Dear, Miami Doesn’t Give a Darn!

An irreverent, daring and sexy place, Miami is uncompromising when it comes to fashion. While other cities disparage our uninhibitedness, we make no excuses and continue to soak up the sun while providing a lax attitude and ample sizzle.

Raider Pride

Gulliver alumni from 1977-present celebrated Reunion Weekend at Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, culminating with a special dinner honoring Distinguished Alumni & Faculty Awards.

Fashion Reimagined

After watching The True Cost, a documentary about the clothing industry and its impact on the world, Gabriella Smith knew more needed to be done to raise awareness about the wastage of fashion going into landfills. The result is The UpCycle Project.

Cultured VIPs

The Young Patronesses of the Opera [YPO] celebrated their 61st Annual Awards & Installation Luncheon at the Coral Gables Country Club with an “America The Beautiful” theme. Attendees showed their American spirit as they donned red, white & blue attire complete with stylish hats.

Arriving in Style

Looking stylish and chic when traveling is not an easy undertaking — here are a few tips to help make it a fashionably pleasant experience.

Fish On

The Key Biscayne Yacht Club held its first annual Blue Vs. Gold Golf Tournament. The winning Blue team was co-captained by Jorge Llanso & Jose Berenguer.

Conversation Pieces

The key to choosing the right statement pieces for your home is to make sure they reflect who you are inside and out. This is what your guests will remember most about your décor, and how they will ultimately feel about the experience.

Singing Sensations

The Decotones Jazz Vocal Quintet Sang The Great American Songbook live at Sunset Tavern & Deli Lane to the delight of the crowd.

Bespoke Time

We all recognize the appeal of the perfect fit of custom-made suits and shoes, and now we can enjoy the same personification in our timepiece, thanks to a band of master craftsmen in Connecticut.

Luxury Defined

Designer shoe and leather goods brand Bruno Magli hosted artist Marko Brandon as he showcased his x-ray and metal abstract pieces at Brickell City Centre.

Isle Greats

One thing that’s easy to tell about our island: From its pedestrian-friendly byways to its bevy of bark parks, Key Biscayners love dogs! For just those Key Rats interested in increasing their family size by one, we’ve collected below a selection of star pooches eager for a taste of island living.

Glimmering Grace

A Miami-based designer of peerless pieces of handcrafted jewelry, Sazingg Founder Irene Zingg gives us a glimpse into the arduous creative process necessary when pursuing perfection.

Market Musings

Although bearing so many positive qualities, perhaps the most endearing aspect of our isle is that, while progress doubtlessly influences our village life, it does so at our pace, a fact which these before and after photos immaculately illustrate.

Ambience Defined

Outdoor lighting provides the finishing touch to a home’s exterior, enhances the beauty of a spectacular garden and lights the darkness of night for security and safety. There are many things to consider when selecting the correct lighting.

Happy Times

If you do one thing every day that makes you happy, eventually you will create a pattern of behaviors that will lead you to a lifetime of content. Here are a few things you can do right now to shift your mindset and change your life.

Elite Dining

The artful ultra-luxury condominium Oceana Bal Harbor just got even more exclusive with the recent opening of Ballerina, the first residents-only restaurant operated by Starr Catering Group in Miami.

Undertech Empire

Courageously innovating our intimates, lux lingerie line Giapenta integrates landmark textile technology with a classical sense of chic to enhance that most delicate of delicates.

Talent On The Rise

A regal glimpse into the complex fashionways of beleaguered Venezuela, Daniela Panaro and ultra-feminine line No Pise La Grama have made an undeniable effect on our world’s wider fashion sense.

Exceptional Expo

A celeb-studded spectacular not to be missed, the Miami Home Design & Remodeling Show’s Design Innovator Showcase offers an innovative edge to an already sensational expo.

Vintage Vixens

An on-trend entrepreneur recasting consignment for the modern day Miamian, Angie Ferrer Domecq, Founder & Principal of ViBe Consignment, sat down to give us The 411 on pre-loved designer pieces.

Trendsome Trio

A superiorly stylish troika dictating the bounds and borders of urban fashionality, meet the visionary women responsible for the elevated look of fashion house Lafayette 148 New York.

Rock It!

I don’t know a single person who hasn’t at one point or another stood in front of their closet and uttered the dreaded phrase: “I have nothing to wear!”

The 411

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


Island Hop

A glimpse into Key Biscayne’s dynamic social scene

Home Is Where Mom is

From the moment her baby arrives in the world, a mother’s instincts awaken, guiding her through the joys and challenges of motherhood — offering comfort in times of distress and encouragement in moments of triumph.