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Arts for Learning 15th Anniversary Gala

Arts for Learning 15th Anniversary GalaSaturday, September 24, 6:30pm-10pm – Eden Roc, 4525 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

In celebration of its 15th anniversary, Arts for Learning will be hosting “The Chance to Create,” a gala that will take us back to the Rat Pack era of Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis, Jr., to help bring arts education and programs to children across our community.

The exciting evening will take place Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the Eden Roc Miami Beach and include dance performances by some of Miami’s elite civic and public leaders, and live music by Grammy nominated percussionist Sammy Figueroa. For information on sponsorship opportunities and tickets, please contact Arts for Learning Executive Director, Sheila Womble at or 305-576-1212.

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The Harbour’s Sales Gallery Grand Opening

The Harbour’s Sales Gallery Grand OpeningThursday, July 21, 5:30pm-8:30pm – The Harbour Sales Gallery at 400 Sunny Isles Condo, 400 Sunny Isles Blvd, Sunny Isles Beach

The Harbour, the new, two-tower, 425-unit luxury waterfront condominium currently under construction in North Miami Beach, hosted the official grand opening of its sales gallery at 400 Sunny Isles Condo, in Sunny Isles Beach. The Summer Soiree event featured cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live music, while allowing guests to experience, for the first time, the feel of The Harbour’s lifestyle.

The ambiance of the new sales center emulated that of the future project – a fusion of a natural, eco-serene environment with chic-sophistication and modern design. Guests enjoyed a presentation of luxury yachts by Van Dutch and HMY Yachts, to showcase The Harbour’s bay-front location and private Aqua Club, offering a variety of water activities including; boating, paddle boards, kayaks, windsurfing, sailing, scuba diving and fishing. At the Harbour you’ll be also able to enjoy a delightful meal at exclusive waterfront restaurant or relax on the beach sipping a cocktail in your own private cabana. #TheHarbourMiami @TheHarbourMiami

DIOSA MAR’s Goddess Rising Swim Show at AC Hotel

DIOSA MAR’s Goddess Rising Swim Show at AC HotelSaturday, July 16, 6:30pm-9:30pm – AC Hotel, 2912 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Coming all the way from the jungle in Mexico, DIOSA MAR made its Miami Swim Week debut – presenting itself to the North American market through showcasing its Goddess Rising Collection at the AC Miami Beach. DIOSA MAR is an adventurous swimwear brand, designed, imagined and created in the Pacific Coast of Mexico where the sunshine is endless and the rain-forest, abundant.

The designer, Tatiana Rodriguez-Anderson was born in the jungle of Yelapa, Mexico. DIOSA means Goddess in Spanish and MAR means ocean. The DIOSA MAR logo represents the three stages of the woman’s life – the woman in her youth, the woman in motherhood and the woman in her crone. The unique Swim Week event also featured a Rose tasting with Chateau D’Esclans, Fala Design Jewlery pop-up shop and Miami’s own Gelato-go serving sweet treats and sound by DJ John Viera.

4th Annual Escape Miami Style Lounge

4th Annual Escape Miami Style LoungeSaturday, July 16, 12pm-5pm – Sagamore Hotel, 1671 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

The 4th annual Escape Miami Style Lounge at the Sagamore Hotel Miami Beach lived up to its glamorous reputation. The Lounge catered to every guest’s need, with complimentary refreshments and summertime treats, ideal shopping bargains, games, giveaways and even an exclusive poolside fashion show. Fashion bloggers, designers and fashionistas were all part of the annual spectacle.

Brands like DBrie, Rochate, Luxe Isle, and 2006 Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera’s swimwear line, ZK Swimwear presented their new collections for the excited onlookers. Fashion lovers and observers alike were radiant and excited to look at the latest trends and the signature styles of their favorite brands. A spa area with mist kept guests cool in the scorching heat and the Peroni Beers and snow cones provided a refreshing touch. Custom makeovers, facials and henna booths allowed individuals to experiment with their look and find some of their longtime style staples. The hottest clothes were at the most affordable prices and fashionistas stocked up on the latest trends.

Revel Rey Swimwear Collection Launch

Revel Rey Swimwear Collection LaunchSaturday, July 16, 11:30am-2pm – Cabana Pool at 1 Hotel South Beach, 2341 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Revel Rey Swimwear delivered their fierce and fun designs during Miami Swim Week in the picturesque 1 Hotel on Miami Beach. The custom painted designs from owner Audrey Swanson, aka Rey, are sure to bring out anyone’s inner diva. The confidence exuded on the runway was not only due to the fabulous models, but the ingenuity of the designs.

Since its inception in 2015, Swanson’s swimwear line gained a massive following due to its bold motif and unique structures. The brand aims to make any woman feel confident and amazing in her body and the presentation and Swim Week was no exception. These are going to be the hottest designs of the summer and the exotic prints are inspired from the most ideal cultural and tropical destinations. Revel Rey swimwear has only begun, but its message and striking prints made an indisputable impact. The models, the guests, and even the photographers were captivated by the incredible collection and the daring energy was undeniable.

“Beach-to-Bar” Party with 6 Shore Road by Pooja X Jose Cuervo Margaritas

"Beach-to-Bar" Perty with 6 Shore Road by Pooja X Jose Cuervo MargaritasFriday, July 15, 7pm-9pm – Poolside at the Faena Hotel, 3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

6 Shore Road teamed up with Jose Cuervo to host the launch of a limited-edition swimsuit collaboration between the two brands, featuring “beach-to-bar” apparel. Inspired by lazy beach days, 6 Shore Road captures the spirit of carefree days amongst friends. Intended for sipping Margaritas at the bar and dancing as the sun goes down, the effortlessly sexy styles easily transition from day to night.

Authentic Cuervo® Margaritas, made exclusively with Cuervo® Gold, are the world’s number one ready-to-serve premium-quality margaritas and comes in six flavors: classic lime, pink lemonade, strawberry-lime, mango, grapefruit-tangerine, coconut-pineapple, watermelon, and light white peach. Break out the ice, twist the cap and pour and you’ll be toasting life’s moments with style and flavor. #BeachtoBar #JoseCuervo #6ShoreRoadbyPooja

Red Lip Bandits Launch Party

Red Lip Bandits Launch PartyThursday, July 28, 8pm-12am – Pink House, 2378 Prairie Avenue, Miami Beach

Join Red Lip Bandits on Thursday, July 28th from 8pm-12am to celebrate the launch of Red Lip Bandits Swimwear & Lifestyle Brand! Sponsored by: Peroni Beer, Blanc De Bleu Champagne, Wynwood Parlor & Red Lip Bandits.


Montica Jewelry New Showroom Preview Party

Montica Jewelry New showroom Preview PartyThursday, July 28, 5:30pm-7:30pm – Montica Jewelry, 500 South Dixie Highway, Suite 203, Coral Gables

If you haven’t seen our amazing new showroom in Coral Gables this is your chance. Stop by for a glass of chamgagne and sushi this Thursday and enjoy a tour and party! We have amazing new collections for Tacori, Hearts On Fire, Michele Watches, and many more fine brands.

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ReDrive Launch Party

ReDrive Launch PartyThursday, July 28, 5pm-7pm – WeWork, 350 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach

Redrive has officially launched in South Florida, and what better way to celebrate a launch than to graciously drink free libations! Come out to WeWork south beach for free booze, networking, and the opportunity to meet the company redefining car sales. @ReDriveAuto


CRS Plastic Surgery Grand Opening Celebration

CRS Plastic Surgery Grand Opening CelebrationThursday, July 28th, 5pm-9pm, CRS Plastic Surgery, 906 NE 26 Ave, Fort Lauderdale

Please join Dr. Christopher Low and Dr. Michael Cheung to celebrate the opening of their new CRS Plastic Surgery practice in Fort Lauderdale. Enjoy light bites, drinks and music! Ribbon cutting and champagne toast at 6:30pm. Recieve promotional offers and raffles!


The Vera Medical Institute Grand Opening

The Vera Medical Institute Grand OpeningWednesday, July 27, 6pm – The Vera Medical Institute, 1531 S University Drive Suite 121, Plantation

Enjoy champagne and hors d’oeuvre, door prizes, and a chance to win raffles for dermal fillers and more! At The Vera Medical Institute our mission is to accompany you in your journey to a more youthful beautiful YOU!


Genuine’s Miami Spice 2016

Genuine's Miami Spice 2016Wednesday, July 27, 5:30pm – Cypress Tavern + Michael’s Genuine, Miami Design District

The Genuine Hospitality Group will participate in Miami Spice 2016, with two of Chef Michael Schwartz’s beloved Miami Design District restaurants: Michael’s Genuine® Food & Drink, and Cypress Tavern American Grill & Cocktail Bar, offering quality ingredients, favorite dishes and new menu items.

During Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau’s annual restaurant promotion from August 1 to September 30, Schwartz’s flagship neighborhood bistro, Michael’s Genuine®, will offer Spice Dinner including a choice of 3-courses for $39 Monday through Thursday and Sunday, and Cypress Tavern will offer Spice Dinner Tuesday through Friday and Sunday.

Genuine's Miami Spice 2016In addition to the 3-courses included in Miami Spice, each restaurant will also run a selection of dishes from its regular menu as optional supplements at special prices. The Genuine Hospitality Group Beverage Manager and Sommelier Amanda Fraga will feature a cocktail at both locations for $10, with accessible wines highlighted from the wine list for convenience on the back of the Spice menu. Pricing is not inclusive of tax and gratuity, and menus will change regularly throughout the two months to fully embrace the program the genuine way.

To make a reservation at Michael’s Genuine, email or call 305-573-5500. For reservations at Cypress Tavern, email or call 305-520-5197. #GenuineMiamiSpice

MAAJI Resort 2017 Runway Show

MAAJI Resort 2017 Runway ShowSunday, July 17, 9pm – The Tent at Collins Park, between 21st and 22nd Street on Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Maaji celebrated the debut of their 70’s inspired Resort 2017 Collection at Funkshion: Fashion Week Miami Beach Swim 2016. Inspired by a tropical themed, dreamy weekend getaway vibe, Maaji’s swimwear collection introduced throw back silhouettes with floral geometric prints and patterns enhanced by a sun drenched color palette.

Signature cross backs, high necks and whimsical, cut out one pieces appeared throughout featuring an unexpected combination of sea motifs and 70’s sport rib trim mixed with crochet and textured jacquards. The versatile dress styles with ruffled or bare shoulders and deep plunges effortlessly complement the swim pieces. Men’s swim trunks stand out with the brand’s original retro-inspired prints in two silhouettes and complete the swimwear collection.

Maaji’s activewear line takes Maaji’s #RealMermaid gal on an adventure, featuring innovative silhouettes along with supple fabrics such as jersey and printed nylon, mesh and a new element of compression. Two-piece multi-functional tops, back detailed bras with intermingling straps, zippered bottoms, 80’s inspired leotards and reversible jackets are just some of the new staples in the activewear collection. #MAAJI2017 @MaajiSwimwear

Photos by: Simon Soong / Funkshion

Baes and Bikinis & Silvia Ulson 2017 Collection

Baes and Bikinis & Silvia Ulson 2017 CollectionSunday, July 17, 8pm – LYCRA Lounge at W South Beach, 2201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Baes and Bikinis is a collection of swimsuits, which each piece is uniquely designed by teen Malibu resident, Stephanie Princi. Baes and Bikinis creates very detailed, simple, sexy, high quality swimwear, which combines imported soft fabrics and seamless comfort to encompass the lifestyle of the perfect low cut island bikini as well as the flirty Malibu fit. Inspired by her mother’s line of high-end crocheted bikini line as well as her passion for art and design, Stephanie set out to create a unique and more attainable line of bikinis that her and friends could love.

Baes and Bikinis combines sugar and spice to in its popular cheeky bottoms and flattering tops that make a woman feel comfortable and confident in her own skin. A 2017 collection inspired by all things Coachella, Baes and Bikinis stunned with rich jewel tones in one of a kind crochet patterns. Vibrant hues peaked through this season in cheeky braided bottoms and larger than life floral hats and crowns.

Notable attendees included lead guitarist of Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora and transgender model Carmen Carrera. Ava Sambora, daughter of Richie and Heather Locklear took her grand finale walk down the runway with designer Stephanie Princi. @Baesandbikinis

Silvia Ulson brand is targeted to women who seek exclusivity and quality, has parts made with noble materials carefully enriched of details such as embroidery. Cosmopolitan and sophisticated, S|U for an unpretentious, casual-chic message. Among the key piece of designer clothing are the t-shirts with prints that evideciam icons of fashion, music and other personalities, and sweaters very fashion. #SUBeach @silviaulson

Swim Week Closing Party at the Deck

Swim Week Closing Party at the DeckSunday, July 17, 7pm-9pm – The Deck at Island Gardens, 888 MacArthur Causeway, Miami Beach

The Deck at Island Gardens and Select Miami played host to the Miami Swim Week Closing Party in collaboration with Miami-based swim and resort designer Bianca Coletti and boho luxe brand Soul of a Hippie (SOAH), as well as a provocative live painting of by artist collective Super Poor Kids on three luxury cars provided by OZ Exotics. The Swim Week fête drew in celebrities, socialites and Miami’s elite, including Marysol Patton of Real Housewives of Miami, NeNe Leakes of Real Housewives of Atlanta, and Disney Channel star Cierra Ramirez.

Offering panoramic waterfront views of Biscayne Bay and Downtown Miami, The Deck at Island Gardens is open with special weekend parties and summer hours for global marina elite arriving via super-yacht and locals who love the yachting lifestyle. Upon future completion of the Island Gardens upland development, the marina will be complemented by two luxury hotels, hotel-serviced and branded living, a selection of retail and restaurants overlooking a waterfront promenade, as well as a water taxi transportation system servicing Miami and the beaches.

Luli Fama 2017 Runway Show

Luli Fama 2017 Runway ShowSaturday, July 16, 8pm-10pm – The Tent at Collins Park, between 21st and 22nd Street on Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Luli Fama‘s designers Lourdes & Augusto Hanimian presented their Resort 2017 ‘Wild Heart Collection’ during Funkshion: Fashion Week Miami Beach Swim 2016. The brand presented their 2017 collection marking their 9th consecutive runway show at this sun-soaked fashion week. Guests also enjoyed a teaser of active wear pieces at this debuting of the 2017 collection. Presented throughout the collection is a range of interchangeable and reversible swim and resort pieces, engineered to create infinite combinations that reflect individuality and personal expression.

Luli Fama incorporates an eclectic mix of vibrant hues and bold prints resulting in a unique signature that is festive yet sophisticated. Luli and Augusto are inspired by a variety of factors, including Luli’s Cuban finesse and Miami upbringing. The cosmopolitan culture and Latin influence in Luli Fama are apparent in the contemporary silhouettes and intense motifs. Luli and Augusto work with artists to create custom designs for all of their prints, making sure that each piece tells a story.