Rebag opens up shop in the Design District, giving used handbags a second chance at luxe

Hermes, Gucci, Prada, Celine, Louis Vuitton—they’re all a bag lover’s dream, and lightly used ones are now on shelves in Miami. THE SCOOP Rebag, the online-turned-brick-and-mortar handbag shop, opened its seventh storefront in the Miami Design District today. Its other stores are located in New York and California. “The city’s vibrant culture, art, and deep … Continue reading Rebag opens up shop in the Design District, giving used handbags a second chance at luxe

10 Days in Thailand: Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Krabi

Thailand has become one of Asia’s hottest travel destinations, attracting more than 32 million visitors a year to explore its cultural sites, luxury hotels and natural beauty. It’s nearly impossible to cover the entire country without an extended stay, but there’s plenty to bite off in a week and a half. Our guide starts in the … Continue reading 10 Days in Thailand: Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Krabi

Historic Overtown Neighborhood is Enjoying a Return to its Glory Days

Around the turn of the 20th Century, black people coming to Miami to work on Henry Flagler’s railroad were relegated to live in “Colored Town.” They faced discrimination and the wrath of Jim Crow, yet Overtown grew into a vibrant community — the Harlem of the South. When Miami’s growth encroached on Overtown, the neighborhood lost many of the places that … Continue reading Historic Overtown Neighborhood is Enjoying a Return to its Glory Days

Frankie Ruiz Gets Ready to Run in the Miami Marathon, Then to the Altar

Frankie Ruiz has been a runner since he was 10 year old. Now, as co-founder of the Miami Marathon, he’s prepping for the big race in January — and his wedding in March. Here are nine things in the 305 that are helping Ruiz get ready for both: 1. The Shoes: Nike Zoom Fly Sneakers “The Nike Zoom … Continue reading Frankie Ruiz Gets Ready to Run in the Miami Marathon, Then to the Altar

Lorie Mertes of Locust Projects Blends Art With Her Everyday Style

An expert in art, Lorie Mertes is executive director of nonprofit gallery Locust Projects — and she knows how to incorporate beautiful things into her Miami lifestyle. Here are eight of her current obsessions: 1. The Gallery “Locust Projects has some stellar exhibitions lined up by Nancy Davidson and Miami-based artist Pepe Mar, and we … Continue reading Lorie Mertes of Locust Projects Blends Art With Her Everyday Style

TAKE A CHEF’S TOUR THROUGH SUNNY ISLES BEACH

This year, the city of Sunny Isles Beach celebrated its 20th anniversary since incorporating. This beach boomtown is a 2-mile stretch of luxe condos, diverse retail and high-end hotels that draw visitors from around the world. Sandwiched between Aventura and Bal Harbour, Sunny Isles put itself on the luxury map with the 2003 opening of Trump International … Continue reading TAKE A CHEF’S TOUR THROUGH SUNNY ISLES BEACH

THE BEST OF THE MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT: AN INSIDER’S GUIDE

A creation of developer Craig Robins, the Miami Design District over the past decade has morphed into a go-to destination for locals and visitors. While the district began as and still is the “it” place for high-end designers and furniture stores, it has become so much more than that. Just three square blocks, the neighborhood features flagship stores from … Continue reading THE BEST OF THE MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT: AN INSIDER’S GUIDE

KELLY BLANCO IS A MIAMI TV REPORTER WITH ON-AIR STYLE AND OFF-AIR COOL

An intrepid traffic reporter at NBC 6 for nearly five years, Kelly Blanco knows how to hit the ground running while maintaining a flawless look. When she’s not working the camera, she forgoes her figure-hugging dresses for flowy, boho styles. We asked her to share her top Miami tips. 1. Best concealer “My alarm goes off at 2:30 a.m., … Continue reading KELLY BLANCO IS A MIAMI TV REPORTER WITH ON-AIR STYLE AND OFF-AIR COOL

INSIDER’S GUIDE TO THE TOP HALLANDALE BEACH RESTAURANTS, SHOPS, SALONS AND MORE

Once a tiny town that first incorporated 90 years ago, Hallandale Beach is still a growing, exciting South Florida community. The southeastern-most city in Broward County, hugged by Hollywood to the north and Aventura to the south, is perhaps best known for sprawling Gulfstream Park, with its modern horse track, casino, shops and restaurants. But … Continue reading INSIDER’S GUIDE TO THE TOP HALLANDALE BEACH RESTAURANTS, SHOPS, SALONS AND MORE