Showing posts from September, 2011

The Frost School of Music kicks off the 28th season of "Festival Miami" on September 30th!

I'm so excited to be sharing this year's Festival Miami with all of my Sazoneros ! The University of Miami's Frost School of Music will officially kick off Florida’s premier, live music concert series, Festival Miami , on Friday, September 30th. In its 28th season, Festival Miami features a diverse blend of performers showcasing their talents alongside brilliant students and faculty artists. The program includes over 20 concerts organized into four themes: Great Performances; Creative American Music; Jazz and Beyond; and Music of the Americas. There are so many highlights for this year's festivities! Guests will be able to enjoy the sounds of legendary musicians like NEA Jazz Master Benny Golson , singer-songwriter Jackson Browne, singer-songwriter Livingston Taylor , salsa music master Willy Chirino (pictured above), and the vivacious Lucy Arnaz who will be performing a special tribute to her father, Desi Arnaz, on Thursday, October 3rd. Did I mention Soulive

Miami Magazine celebrates their 4th Year Anniversary at Fontainebleau Miami Beach

It was an incredible weekend in Miami! On Saturday, September 24th, Miami Magazine celebrated their 4th Year Anniversary with an elegant soiree inside the Glimmer Ballroom at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach . The party was hosted alongside Friends of the New World Symphony who officially kicked off their new season of programming that same night! Guests enjoyed a special performance by DJ Walshy Fire as well as a live performance by Jorge Mejia and The Green Room . After checking out the beautiful Audi parked inside the party (pictured above), guests were also provided with complimentary Grey Goose Vodka cocktails, wine and light bites. I definitely ran into lots of familiar faces so I hope you enjoy my pictures below. For more information on upcoming events, visit Miami Magazine for all things modern and luxurious in Miami! Above: I spotted Chloe Watters (right) from RikRak Salon that night and she was wearing a beautiful sequin gold top. Check out her family's chic salon

Cubavera hosts a Cuban inspired Fashion Show to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Cubavera , Miami’s own Latin inspired fashion brand, kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month along with Ocean Drive Magazine and Miami International University of Art and Design by hosting a 1950's Cuban themed fashion show on Thursday, September 22nd. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres by Macys Catering , authentic Cuban cocktails by Bacardi and a special musical performance by Axis. During the event, I ran into Suzy Buckley (pictured below along with Anastasia), Editor-In-Chief of Ocean Drive Magazine, and I also spotted celebrity guest Maria Celeste Arraras (pictured on the left), host of Al Rojo Vivo on Telemundo. In the true spirit of Hispanic Heritage Month, students from Miami International University of Art and Design were invited to showcase their own Guayabera inspired designs for the chance to take home the grand prize of $1000 and an exclusive paid internship at Perry Ellis International’s headquarters in Miami. It was definitely a festive night full of fashion, live Latin

Perez Hilton visits Miami to debut "The Boy With Pink Hair" at the Eden Roc Renaissance

Our favorite celebrity blogger, Perez Hilton , was in town this past weekend to debut his new children's book called " The Boy With Pink Hair ." On Friday, September 16th, Perez along with an intimate group of friends and family attended an exclusive book signing and cocktail event at the Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach . The event definitely attracted Miami's movers and shakers including Emilio Estefan, Roy & Lea Black, Marysol Patton and Adriana de Moura. During the event, I had the pleasure of meeting Perez Hilton's lovely mother as well as a couple of his cousins. It was an intimate affair where guests enjoyed cocktails by Martini & Rossi Moscato d'Asti and light hors d'oeuvre . If you weren't able to attend the event, check out Hilton's site for more photos including a sweet shot with his mom! Adriana de Moura (cast member on Bravo's The Real Housewives of Miami ) getting her book autographed by Perez Hilton at the Eden Roc Ren

Rachel Zoe collection arrives at the Neiman Marcus store inside Village of Merrick Park

Sazoneros ! It's been a long time since I've posted a new blog but I finally found a source of inspiration: Rachel Zoe !!! After watching last night's premier episode of "The Rachel Zoe Project" on Bravo , I have completely fallen in love with all things Zoe . Rachel's new season has kicked off with a refreshing positive vibe: new staff, new baby and a new role- fashion designer. Therefore, in the spirit of Rachel's new collection, I wanted to share an upcoming event in Coral Gables for those of you who want to check out her fabulous designs. On Thursday, September 22, visit Neiman Marcus at Village of Merrick Park from 7- 9 p.m. to attend the official launch of Rachel's new collection. The store will offer exclusive items for sale and you can participate in a "Dress Like Rachel Zoe" competition while you're there. This will be a lovely event so gather your friends and head over to Neiman's! To get a preview of the collection, check