New Finds for All Tastes

 

Yours truly wearing my fashion purchase on instagram. Photographed at I’ve Been Framed

 

 

Lots of “finds” this month, everything from an important tip about conserving photos and art, indulgent new fragrances from popular singer and songwriter Thalia, and buying fashion on instagram to a top kids store in Miami and baby gifts. Also, Alexa comes to Miami’s pool party scene and a valuable travel tip.

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Next Fab Reader Event August 21

You’re in for some eye catching, stylish fashion and earrings with my next reader event Wednesday, August 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. And, if you haven’t been to Little River, the hot new area of Miami, this can be your introduction. We’ll be hosted by artTECA, two Venezuelan sisters who fuse fashion and contemporary art to create original and stylish new Miami fashion styles together with Rock + Bone, one of my top finds from the recent swim week. They specialize in one of a kind handmade statement earrings that turn heads, made with colors that are perfect for Miami.
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Bests: Miami Swim Week 2019

In the past few years Miami Swim Week has exploded by any measure — number of trade shows, runway shows, lifestyle related events in wellness, beauty, and accessories.  There are also more events open to the consumer, like a Paraiso Bungalow, a two story pavilion with sophisticated popup shops on the first floor and a Brad Kilgore eatery upstairs. Plus, the Miami Beach Botanical Garden was taken over for a series of happenings. If you haven’t gone this year, if you like fashion — men and women — it’d be well worth putting a visit on your list.  Here’s a photo gallery of some of my favorite finds. Many of the brands you can find online.
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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. A photo gallery of some of my favorite fashions.
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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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Exclusive Reader Event June 26!

You’re invited to an exclusive reader event on June 26 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  at Camilla, a jewel of a boutique with statement fashion and accessories designed by this Australian designer. I first saw her clothes at Miami Swim Week a few years ago and fell in love with her fabrics, colors and patterns. You’ll enjoy champagne, lots of eye candy and a very special gift of one of her clutch bags. The number of attendees is limited so you’ll need to reply by June 17.
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Fabrice Tardieu

If it weren’t for a good friend who’s a fashionista and a regular denizen of Little River and all places artsy, I wouldn’t have found the shop of Fabrice Tardieu. And that would have been a big loss. Fashion conscious celebs like Will Smith, Common, P. Diddy, Cassie, Dwayne Wade, and Gabrielle Union found their way here, coming for Tardieu’s very creative, quality sneakers, slip ons and boots which he has designed and has made in Italy. Besides fashion forward models, there are also others for those who want classics with a slightly different, creative twist.
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