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Q & A with Creator of KeoK’jay
[ 0 ] December 2, 2010

Q & A with Creator of KeoK’jay

Rachel Faller redefines the business of fashion by forming KeoK’jay a brand that empowers women with HIV/AIDS in Cambodia by providing them with purpose and prosperity.   The result is a positively chic eco friendly line that you will feel proud to wear and more than happy to buy. Where does the name Keokjay come from?  [...]

Profiles: Biz Martinez
[ 3 ] November 18, 2010

Profiles: Biz Martinez

Reigning Man Let’s face it Miami lacks next to nothing.  There’s sun, sand and fabulous shopping.  But every now and then you meet a fine young specimen that diverts your attention from the parading Louboutins and puts the “bien” in bienvenido a Miami.  Biz Martinez is that specimen.  He’s as charming as he is handsome [...]

(Semi) Precious
[ 0 ] November 4, 2010

(Semi) Precious

LUIS MORAIS has been designing jewelry since 2000.  Masterfully mixing natural elements like ebony, sandalwood and fossilized mammoth ivory with precious metals and diamonds to create irreverent pieces of jewelry for men and women. Gaining fans like Madonna and Keith Richards along the way. These designs are hauntingly beautiful treasures that can be layered or [...]

Lorie Lester Loves MiMo
[ 0 ] October 28, 2010

Lorie Lester Loves MiMo

Miami designer Lorie Lester creates a workspace she can call her own in MiMo.  Opening her first brick and mortar studio/storefront on Biscayne Boulevard.  The overall concept of bohemian glamour seems to fit both the designer and the location very well.  As Lester explained,  “I wanted it to feel like a place my mind can [...]

It Takes a Thief
[ 0 ] October 14, 2010

It Takes a Thief

Thievery Corporation, a name when uttered or put in print during the past month has elicited shrieks of excitement from just about everyone including me.  Upon reading the first email regarding this interview the initial shrieks (yes, plural) ensued along with high jumps, fist pumps and a feeling of euphoria much like that of a [...]

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Beyond the Tents
[ 1 ] September 30, 2010

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Beyond the Tents

Lincoln Center was the focal point of fashion in the United States from September 9-16.  Set up with all of the comforts of home if home was in fact heaven.  There were Starbucks Frappuccinos for drinking, Pop Chips for snacking, and an AOL Media Lounge complete with Internet access and a video booth for people [...]

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011:  Killer Ready-To-Wear Collections
[ 0 ] September 16, 2010

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011: Killer Ready-To-Wear Collections

Ready-To-Wear is alive and well under the tents at Lincoln Center.  Every show emits a different vibe but the overall theme is easy, breezy with pops of color.  Oceanic blue hues are a big trend and lightweight leathers and leather trim abound.  Here are some of the collections that stood out. Rebecca Taylor gave us [...]

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week S/S 2011:  Custo Barcelona
[ 0 ] September 16, 2010

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week S/S 2011: Custo Barcelona

Custo Barcelona Lights Up Lincoln Center Miamians never shy away from color and neither does Custo Barcelona.  Known for printed t-shirts and tops the line has evolved from its inception into a full collection or rather a way of life.  The Custo Barcelona client revels in mixing bold graphic prints to create a balanced look.  [...]

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011: Bye-Bye Bryant Park, Hello Lincoln Center
[ 0 ] September 9, 2010

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011: Bye-Bye Bryant Park, Hello Lincoln Center

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is back.  From September 9 through16 the Spring 2011 Collections will be presented at a new address.  Previously held under tents erected in Bryant Park this mega watt fashion extravaganza will now be held in Lincoln Center.  Boasting a red carpet for the well-heeled buyers editors and stylists making the pilgrimage across [...]

There’s Something About September
[ 0 ] September 2, 2010

There’s Something About September

September marks the end of summer for most everyone.  Where as for fashionistas September means scurrying to the mailbox to pull out gigantic copies of Vogue and W filled with everything they’ll surely want to wear this Fall along with pilgrimages to fashion epicenters like Bryant Park for a look at what’s to come next [...]

Reinventing the Classics:  An interview with Laura Buccellati
[ 0 ] August 19, 2010

Reinventing the Classics: An interview with Laura Buccellati

Laura Buccellati, granddaughter of famed Italian jeweler Mario Buccelatti, found a way to marry her inherited design talents with her passion by creating a handbag line that melds old world craftsmanship with contemporary touches.  Her Signature Collection, launched in 2009, featured a full representation of classic shapes and silhouettes in exotic skins.  Her latest collection [...]

Soothing the Senses
[ 0 ] August 12, 2010

Soothing the Senses

Life is sweeter with a little fragrance.  Here are a few of our favorite aromatically delicious concoctions.  Inhale and enjoy. Rub A Dub What An Amazing Scrub The St. Ives family of products may be familiar to us all but just in case you haven’t tried their scrubs you should.  The Invigorating Apricot Scrub is [...]

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