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George Malkemus, President of Manolo Blahnik, Launches 2012 Spring Collection in Miami

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Manolo Blahnik has become a household name thanks to the brand's endorsement on the popular series "Sex & The City." Sarah Jessica Parker's character, Carrie Bradshaw, is obsessed with her Manolo Blahnik collection and let's face it...we don't blame her! The high end shoe brand has a flare of elegance and glamour every woman desires. Last week, I had the pleasure of interviewing George Malkemus (pictured on the right along with yours truly) who is the President behind this powerful worldwide brand. George arrived in Miami on Thursday, January 26th, to officially launch Manolo Blahnik's 2012 Spring collection inside the Saks Fifth Avenue store at the Bal Harbour Shops. During the event, shoe lovers had the opportunity to meet and speak with George about the latest designs and colors for the season. Guests were able to enjoy champagne, hors d'oeuvre and a little music while shopping around the shoe salon for their favorite new pair of heels. Check o…

Santigold performs live at Absolut Miami's Launch Party at The Fontainebleau Hotel

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Miami officially has its own vodka flavor thanks to Absolut Vodka. The world's most iconic vodka has created a limited edition "Miami" vodka that reflects the impact Miami has had in shaping the course of nightlife culture. Last week, Absolut hosted an amazing outdoor party at the Fontainebleau Hotel's Ocean Lawn to introduce the new liquor over specialty cocktails and an exclusive performance by Santigold. If you missed this ultra sexy party, make sure to visit the official website so that you can check out more pictures from the event or learn how to make your very own cocktail recipes using Absolut Miami. Remember to always drink responsibly.

The entrance to the grand party...very Miami indeed! Absolut Miami features a bold, new citrus blend of orange blossom and passion fruit. This particular vodka marks Miami as the sixth limited edition, city-inspired flavor. That's pretty cool!


Santigold bringing her flavor to the Miami crowd!

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Bal Harbour Art Nights Celebrates the Grand Opening of the new Stella McCartney Store

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I've been craving a little fashion in my life so I finally attended my first ever Bal Harbour Art Nights this past Wednesday, January 11th. The most important event on my agenda: to swing by Stella McCartney's new Bal Harbour Store. Bal Harbour Magazine hosted a cocktail party inside McCartney's store while customers perused through the designer's Spring/Summer 2012 ready-to-wear collection. During the event, I had the pleasure of making new fashionable friends (meet Danny and Alexie pictured above) and I also reunited with my fellow bloggers who I always love to see around town. If you missed this week's event, make sure you mark your calendar for February 8th and March 29th. That's when fashion and art will collide once again at the Bal Harbour Shops!
Above:My fabulous friends! Caroline Walker (left), Casey Garcia (second from the left; Special Events for Macy's), Rosa Cordero (middle; Founder & Editor of AccidentalSexiness.com) and Jeannette Kaplu…

Meet Yehuda Berg, Author of “The Power to Change Everything," at The Forge

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Are you looking to start your new year with a positive outlook? On Thursday, January 12th, you'll have the opportunity to check out international best-selling author of The Power to Change Everything and co-director of The Kabbalah Centre, Yehuda Berg (pictured below on the left), who will be the guest speaker during an intimate evening of transformational thinking with the delivery of a special 2012 message, dinner sampling and cocktail to be held at The Forge in Miami Beach. The Kabbalah Centre Miami, a non-profit founded in 1993, whose mission is to make Kabbalah understandable and relevant in everyday life, will serve as the central focus of celebration for the evening’s festivities. During the event, guests will be able to engage with Mr. Berg on a host of topics surrounding the power of transformational thinking and how it can play an effective role in navigating through 2012 and beyond. Since this event is taking place at The Forge, owner, Shareef Malnik, is graciously prov…

Chalk Ping Pong and Billiards Lounge's Grand Opening Celebration in Miami Beach

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Sazoneros!!! Did you miss me? Can you believe that it has been an exact month since I last wrote a blog post? Happy New Year and get ready for a fabulous year of events, charities and your favorite celebrities on Miami Beats and Sazon. My very first event of the year was super fun so I had to share it with you. On Thursday, January 5th, I attended the grand opening party for Chalk Ping Pong and Billiards Lounge located in Miami Beach (1234 Washington Avenue). This place is not only a fun concept but it looks like you're actually hanging out at a sexy lounge on the beach. The 6,600-square-foot space features ping pong and pool tables, international beers, 12 LED flat screens, private game rooms, and a digital jukebox carrying more than 2,500 songs that can be streamed via a state-of-the-art turbo sound system. Does that sound entertaining or what?

If you're looking to host a party this year, consider Chalk's private rooms which can accommodate groups of up to 15 guests.…