My 305 Style: Lexing Zhang

The owner of Art Lexing Gallery in Miami describes her personal style and art preferences as “experimental and bold.” She believes that the more unique and irreplaceable, the better.


THE DANCE “Miami City Ballet is a real gem. They have dancers from Cuba, Venezuela, Brazil, scholarship programs, freelance dancers from all over the country, and I think it’s a true reflection of how diverse Miami is.” Miami City Ballet, 2200 Liberty Avenue, Miami Beach; 305-929-7010;





THE TOWEL “I use them every time I go to the beach, and people always ask me where I got them. They’re a round shape with beautiful tassels on the edge. This takes beach towels to another level.” $148, The Bazaar Project, 4308 Northesst Second Avenue, Miami; 786-703-6153;




THE ART “Typoe is one of my favorite local artists. Not only is this piece beautiful, it also has a very powerful social message.”






My305Style: Tara Sokolow-Benmeleh

It was during her honeymoon trip to Machu Piccu that she discovered pieces of inspiration that would turn her into a business owner. “I found these beautiful bracelets with indigenous fabric beads, and I took them home and I redid them,” she said, mixing in onyx stones for protection, and gave them out as gifts. The demand grew and she launched Espiritutara in 2011. Now with her little one, Max Aero, in tow, she’s a working mom who knows how to balance both a good look and a hectic life.

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