Miami Swim Week ’19 Standout

 

The swim and resort wear show from the Miami International University of Art and Design was a homerun. To see the talent, tremendous creativity and passion of the student designers was exhilarating and uplifting. It was a big dose of feel good medicine. The runway show, part of Miami Swim Week 2019, featured the work of over 50 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design students. Students hail from everywhere ranging from Saudi Arabia, Ghana, Vietnam and Ethiopia, to Latin America, Europe, Haiti and the USA.

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Fabulous Friday: Iznik Ceramics

On a recent trip to Turkey thanks to our exceptional tour guide, Gamze Arteman,  I came across Iznik ceramics which are considered among the finest works of art from the Ottoman Empire. The art form was established and patronized by the sultans.. As any great art works or art form, they withstand the judgment of time, able to compete among the finest contemporary works in their genre.
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For a Summer “Redo”: Danny Jelaca

Summer is a great time to check out the latest beauty treatments and start a new routine to get in shape for “the season”. My hairdresser, the super talented Steven Schmidt who has coiffed the super models at Fashion Weeks from Milan to New York and Paris Couture, moved to a new salon and medspa, Danny Jelaca. He told me about the cutting edge skin treatments for men and women and uber mani pedis, and said it is one of the best hair salons in Miami,  so off I went to South Beach to check them out.
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Flower Happy Hour!

You know the “happy hour” part – in this case there’s unlimited wine and another beverage to mesh with the evening’s theme (e.g. saki, sangria) and appetizers. It’s 6:30 pm. to 8 p.m. but you can linger. Differences are it’s in a flower shop in Miami, it’s on set days, and lucky you, the next one is this Wednesday, June 26. What about the rest of the “flower”part?
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A Best Day in Homestead

With so many neighborhoods in South Florida, it’s hard to know where to go when you have a free day… and of course, what to do when you get there. That’s why we’ve started a new series!  Join us as we discover “How to Have the Best Day in…” some of our favorite neighborhoods in the Greater Miami area. First up was a Day in Overtown. And now, our picks of the best things to do in Homestead.
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Last Day to RSVP: Exclusive Reader Event

Today is the last day to RSVP for the exclusive fashion event for MiamiCurated readers on June 26 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. It’s at Camilla, a jewel of a boutique with statement fashion and accessories designed by this Australian designer. You’ll enjoy champagne, lots of eye candy and a very special gift of one of her clutch bags. Only a few spots are left so you need to reply ASAP!
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Not to Be Missed Miami Art Exhibits

Do not miss these top four Miami art exhibits at The Bass, ICA, PAMM and MOCA. Whatever your medium of choice, there’s an exhibit for you — furniture, fiber sculpture, sculptures with found objects, tapestries, paintings, photography– you name it. There’s even a barbershop where you can get a haircut!  For my tastes, they are some of the best exhibits in awhile, and happen to be all at once. Just in time, too, for summer when it just seems there’s more time.
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