Celebrating Two “Visionary Women”: author Angella Nazarian and Somy Ali, all in ONE day! Fashion + Fab Overload.

Last Thursday in Miami was a pretty huge social day for moi. It entailed two colorful outfit changes between event one and event two. The day was based around fashion and philanthropy with a twist of intellectual conversation. Then add some tears, plus a few glasses of rose and champagne…That is the short of the long. However, I went to bed knowing that hard work by a slew of beautiful ...

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A Toast, A Personal Story and a Recap on How We Celebrated 50 Years of the Bal Harbour Shops

I flew home from Mexico City with a carry on containing my size 2 Roland Mouret dress, Jimmy Choo suede pumps and my laptop. There are not too many things that make me want to voluntarily leave my life in the DF, but when you are one of fifty invited to a 50th birthday party of the first all-luxury fashion center featuring high-end retailers in a tropical, open-air setting, anchored by ...

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Lara n Sarah host Kate Betts at Bal Harbour in honor of ‘My Paris Dream’

You know you’ve officially made it when Lara Shriftman is inviting you to her rather intimate luncheons. So, what do you do when you receive the personalized emails? Obvi, reply, yes and merci. This past invite was more special than those of the past. You ask why? This luncheon, hosted by Cultured Magazine Editor Sarah Harrelson and PR Guru Lara Shriftman was in honor of Celebrity Author/Editor Kate Betts brand new acclaimed book ‘My ...

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My Sunday Morning: Bal Harbour Shops + Downward Dog = Bottega Veneta between my legs

While in downward dog, between my legs I saw Bottega Veneta, Roger Vivier and Loro Piana. While in warrior one, I glanced at my two favorite jewelry shops: Van Cleef & Arpels and my future of Graff…You must wonder what in the world am I talking about? On Sunday morning, I was invited to experience the most heavenly Yoga experience of my existence. At first, I said to myself ‘ugh, yoga?,’ ...

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Gee, My Brows Look Amazing…

It is a very difficult job to look good at all times (when applicable). So just a few weeks ago, when Johnny Ramirez was in town at Elle-Air blow bar in Surfside, I was sitting next to a truly, drop dead gorgeous petite ‘blonde.’ After all, were all ‘blonde.’ So, this stranger-neighbor ended up becoming my friend, and she happens to be Natalie Gee, the brains and ‘beauty’ behind Gee ...

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