Orange-hued marble and pebble-dashed stone provide the setting for displays of leather handbags, clutches and purses in this boutique in Miami, which was designed by American studio Aranda\Lasch.  Aranda\Lasch outfitted the Miami Valextra store to reference the heritage and craftsmanship of the luxury leather label, which was founded in Milan in 19...

I specifically enjoy telling stories of the good in the fashion world. It is rewarding to find hope and light in change in the midst of darkness and cynicism. I especially love reporting on fashion sustainability stories. At this point in time, social good (philanthropic cause and charitable actions) fashion companies can successfully use the power...

Frank and Andrea Randazzo are really busy people. For real. Most people who have kids, activities and full time jobs couldn’t imagine putting together fresh, homecooked meals on a regular basis. That’s where these two come in. The culinary vets who ran Talula together in Miami Beach from 2003 to 2010, have gone digital. Their company is called is R...

Una carriera iniziata prestissimo, grazie ad una passione che esiste da sempre. Lorenzo Cerrai ed il calcio sono praticamente una cosa sola: si sono sempre accompagnati, in differenti zone d'Italia ed ora anche negli Stati Uniti d'America grazie a College Life Italia. Curiosità, coraggio e voglia di scoprire nuove culture e vivere nuove esperienza...

Over 500 people gathered in front of Miami Beach’s Temple Emanu-El on December 5th for the unveiling of the first of a series of public art collaborations, named SoBe is Love. The project SoBe is Love pivots around an almost ten-foot squared sculpture which spells S-O-B-E, the acronym for South Beach. The sculpture was conceived by renowned artist...

Famous for its denim, the Italian retail clothing company Diesel hopes to make its name in real estate as well. The company announced Nov. 29 that it has partnered with Bel Invest Group, an international real estate investment company based in Vincenza, Italy, on a new Miami-area project. The development will be built on a 1-acre lot in the Wynwood...

Customers of Rosetta Bakery are in for an extra special treat this week with their to-go coffee: Art from Ricardo Cavolo. In celebration of Miami Beach Art Week, Rosetta has teamed up with the Spanish artist to create four uniquely designed coffee cups to replace the bakery’s typical to-go coffee cups from Thursday, Dec. 6 through Sunday, Dec. 9. T...

The world-renowned Italian luxury brand Max Mara will serve as the presenting sponsor of feminist art pioneer Judy Chicago’s exhibition Judy Chicago: A Reckoning at the Institute of Contemporary Art Miami. A Reckoning connects work produced by Chicago between the 1960s and 1990s, including historic and lesser-known pieces that will be on public vie...

PARTY MODE: The inaugural edition of Prada Mode is setting up shop inside the easygoing hostel-hotel Freehand Miami for the Art Basel Miami Beach crowd. The club will serve as a cultural gathering ahead of the fair’s official opening Dec. 4 to 6, offering guests and Prada Mode members a packed schedule, as well as plenty of late-night music and dan...

In honor of Fendi’s 10th anniversary with Design Miami and of its Peekaboo bag, the Italian fashion house tapped Dutch designer Sabine Marcelis to create a series of sculptures that portray Fendi's identity. Marcelis’s luminous works in glass and resin have earned her many admirers in the fashion community; she’s also created installations for Repo...